Category archives for: Economy

Akufo-Addo: Ghana Saves GH¢145 Million from Sole-sourcing

Accra, January 17, 2018//-President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo disclosed that the government has saved an amount of GH¢145 million from sole-sourcing and restricted tendering of government contracts in just a year.

Study: Public Perception of Nigerian Govt’s Fight Against Corruption Improves

January 17, 2018//-Public perceptions of the government’s fight against corruption have improved dramatically since 2015, a recent Afrobarometer survey in Nigeria reveals.

Islamic Trade Finance Corporation Signs $210 Million Deal with the Gambia

Banjul, Gambia, January 16, 2018/ — The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC), a member of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Group, today signed a US$210 million Framework Agreement with Government of The Gambia for financing over a  three year period.

61 Beautiful Destinations Donald Trump Has Insulted

January 15, 2018//-Since becoming President of the United States of America last year, Donald Trump has had a fraught relationship with numerous countries around the world, from his ‘Muslim ban’ to his provocative tweets towards North Korea.

Tourism Barometer: International Tourist Arrivals Grew by a Remarkable 7%

Madrid, Spain, January 15, 2018// — International tourist arrivals grew by a remarkable 7% in 2017 to reach a total of 1,322 million, according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer.

Ringier Africa in Landmark Content Pact with The New York Times

Zurich , Switzerland, January 15, 2018// — Ringier Africa Digital Publishing (RADP) , Africa’s integrated media group, has expanded its news and media portfolio by entering into a digital content license agreement with The New York Times News Service and Syndicate, the licensing and syndicate division of The New York Times.

Uber: Ghana Didn’t Ask Us to Brand Our Vehicles

Accra, Ghana, January 15, 2018//- Uber Technologies Inc,  a global transportation network company  operating in 606 cities worldwide, debunked reports that Ghana has given it  one month ultimatum to brand its driver-partner vehicles into taxi cabs or face its wrath.

Cash-for-seat Probe: Ghana’s Minister of Trade Grilled

Accra, January 12, 2018//-Ghana’s Minister of Trade and Industry, Alan Kyeremanten was today grilled by members of the committee set up by Parliament to probe allegations of extortion during the recently held Ghana Excellency Business Awards (GEBA).

Ghana Intensifies Surveillance Over Outbreak of Listeria in South Africa

Accra, January 12, 2018//-Ghana’s Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has increased surveillance on food imports from South Africa, following the outbreak of  Listeriosis in that country.

Report: 1.25 Million People Die in Road Traffic Crashes Yearly

Accra, Ghana, January 12, 2018//-Each year, 1.25 million people die in road traffic crashes and another 20-50 million people are seriously injured, according to World Bank’s latest report.

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