As part of the International Online Conference being held by the ECOWAS Commission from 28th April to 10th May 2021 to share its food security storage experience with its partners and the other regions of the world, humanitarian agencies have pledged to support and work in respect of the West African Food Security Storage System.
The Republic of Benin’s suspension of the implementation of the ECOWAS Trade Liberalization Scheme (ETLS) has spurred an outcry among Ghanaian exporters to that country, with the Member of Parliament for Okaikwei Central, Hon. Patrick Yaw Boamah, sending an SOS message to the Minister of Trade and Industry to intervene.
The African Development Bank today announced the addition of two new countries – Mauritius and Morocco – to its Bloomberg African Bond Indices (ABABI), marking a steady progress in the Bank’s efforts to deepen the continent’s local currency bond market. The African Development Bank administers the ABABI, a family of African bond indices launched in […]
Pfizer has announced the appointment of Patrick van der Loo as Regional President for Africa and the Middle East (AfME) region.
Industry experts meeting this week for a virtual discussion focused on resetting, retooling and restarting regional integration in Africa in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, underscored the importance of putting small scale traders at the heart of any initiatives. The joint webinar, organized on Tuesday by the African Development Bank (AfDB) and Korea Customs Service […]
Ghana’s financial sector is in crisis. A crisis occasioned by the collapse of over 300 financial institutions; and which has affected every division of the financial sector. Universal banks, savings and loans companies, microfinance companies, capital market institutions, and insurance companies have been impacted. While majority of the collapsed institutions were licensed and regulated, a […]
The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has assured the general public that the safety in the consumption of tomato paste is still intact, urging all to ignore a documentary which has gone viral on social media that seems to portray that the safety of the product has been compromised.
To reaffirm its status as the biggest cement producer in Africa, Dangote Cement has set the pace with the exportation of 27,800 metric tonnes of clinker to a neighbouring African country.
The Obuasi Municipal Assembly has shutdown the Obuasi Central Market among two others. The move is to enforce physical social distancing and other protocols of Covid 19 to mitigate spreading of the viral disease in the mining city. The Municipal Assembly has also directed all drinking spot operators to also close down shops to business […]
The Bank of Ghana (BoG) has fined the Barclays Bank of Ghana an amount of GH₵4,579,256.32 for making frivolous quotes on Ghana’s Interbank Foreign Exchange Market. The action of Barclays Bank, according to the Central Bank, is in breach of the Ghana Interbank Forex Market Conduct Rules. A statement dated Monday, June 3, 2019, and […]