Colombian town turns down AngloGold Ashanti’s $35B gold mine project –says they prefer a clean environment

Around 98 percent of the residents in Cajamarca said no to the mine due to concerns over the environment and water pollution – and Colombian Mining Minister German Arce doesn’t seem too happy with the results.  South African company AngloGold Ashanti aimed to build the gold mine, called La Colosa, in Central Colombia, and it […]

10 finalists compete for  100 thousand Dollar McDan Entrepreneurship Challenge prize in final phase

Ten young talented entrepreneurs are slugging it out for the ultimate prize of a hundred thousand (100,000) United States Dollars in the finals of the McDan Entrepreneurship Challenge (MEC). This was after they fought and competed spiritedly from an initial number seven thousand (7,000) people who entered the challenge when nominations were opened last year. […]

Privatisation hits Kotoka International Airport, private company to take over managemnt – leaked cabinet memo reveals

An imminent takeover of the management of the Kotoka International Airport by a private Turkish company, TAV Airport Holding Company Limited has been confirmed by a leaked cabinet memo. The takeover which is being championed by the Ministry of Aviation is  under consideration by government. The deal, it it goes through will see the private […]

Drone technology for crop diagnostics and precision spraying begins

Ghana has commenced the use of drone technology in farming, as part of efforts to digitise and revolutionalise the agricultural sector. The Government of Ghana, through the Ministry of Food and Agriculture, is considering regularising technologies such as drones in crop diagnostics and precision spraying. Kenneth Nelson, Managing Director of Qualitrace, providers of Amdrone Tech […]

First lady urges closer trade and cultural relations between Ghanaian and Chinese artists through belt road initiative

The First Lady, Mrs. Rebecca Akufo-Addo has called on Ghanaian and Chinese artists to forge trade and cultural exchanges through the belt road initiative. This was at the opening of the 2019 Art Exhibition of Silk Road Language of Art in Accra. “In a globalized world, each country should treasure its cultural inheritance, as well […]

GIPC wins best promotion Agency in West and Central Africa for fourth time, recognized by CFI.co as best in Africa for 2019

The Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC) has yet again been adjudged the 2018 Best Investment Promotion Agency in West and Central Africa. This award makes it four (4) for the Centre as it had earlier grabbed the same award for 2015, 2016, and 2017. The Centre was also given the Loyalty Award for being consistent […]