Category archives for: Economy

Where is Sustainable Development Headed?

July 21, 2018//-Where are we heading on the path to the Sustainable Development Goals? UNCTAD Secretary-General Mukhisa Kituyi and other senior officials spotlight the issues.

Ghana: Aftermath of Mid-Year Review Budget and Matters Arising

Accra, Ghana, July 20, 2018//-The  Mid-Year Review Budget read to Ghanaians on the floor of Parliament is characterized with a lot of camouflages.

President Jinping on a State Visit to South Africa

Pretoria, South Africa, July 20, 2018/ — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa will on Tuesday, 24 July 2018, host the President of the People’s Republic of China, Mr Xi Jinping, on a State Visit to South Africa.

Harnessing Foreign Turkey Farming Business 

July 20, 2018//-Turkey is a robust large bird raised mostly for meat. While turkey farming is popular in US, Europe, however, turkey has good potential in our country especially in the areas where people prefer lean meat.

Ghana: How Gov’t Increases VAT Through Backdoor

Accra, Ghana, July 19, 2018//-The government of Ghana today increased Value Added Tax (VAT) and other taxes through a backdoor. So, businesses in the country should not celebrate yet.

You Can’t Drive A Luxury Vehicle in Ghana Without Paying Vehicle Tax

Accra, Ghana, July 19, 2018//-Ghana’s Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta has imposed tax on people riding luxury vehicles in the West African country.

Ghana: Struggling NHIA Sponsors Adwoa Safo’s Trip Abroad?

Accra, Ghana, July 19, 2018//-Member of Parliament for Dome-Kwabenya Constituency Sarah Adwoa Safo, who is also the Deputy Majority Leader, wrote to the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) in March for sponsorship on a training at Havard Kennedy School in the US.

Taxes Seen Choking Struggling Timber Industry

July 19, 2018//-Manufacturers have protested increased taxes slapped on timber, paper and paperboard, saying the measures may slow down growth of the struggling sector and hurt its ambition of generating 800,000 jobs in four years.

Uganda Airlines Orders  2 New A330neo Aircraft

Farnborough, 18 July 2018 – Uganda Airlines, the national carrier of Uganda, has signed a memorandum of understanding for two A330-800neo, the new version of the best-selling A330 widebody airliner, featuring new wings, powered by Rolls-Royce’s latest-generation Trent 7000 engines , new systems and a new Airspace cabin interior. 

Ghana: IFEJ Launches 5th Edition of Flamingo Awards for Journalists

Accra, Ghana, July 17, 2018//-The Institute of Financial and Economic Journalists (IFEJ), today launched its fifth edition of the IFEJ Flamingo Awards for business and financial journalists in Ghana.

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