Reducing carbon emissions: Ghana and Ecuador sign agreement for environmental protection and forest development

The Governments of Ghana and Ecuador have signed an agreement to cooperate on environmental protection, with a focus and emphasis on forestry development. The cooperation between the two countries will be centred on reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD+). REDD+ is a global framework through which developing countries are rewarded financially for any […]

Boosting government revenue generation: Ghana post and Customs digitizes customs valuation and duty payment processes

Ghana Post in collaboration with GRA Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority has digitized the customs evaluation and duty payment process to promptly serve customers nationwide. The project is part of the automation of Ghana Post’ courier services internal procedures and processes to increase the speed of transacting business, ensure security of goods, standardization of express […]

  Improving domestic air travel: 3 airlines including Baby Jet’s to commence operations by December

Government will by December this year open up the aviation space and strengthen internal flights by licensing 3 more airlines which have applied to fly domestically. Aviation Minister, Joseph Kofi Addah speaking at the 6th Annual General Meeting of the Ghana Airports Company Limited (GACL) said the plan is to maximize and operationalize the Wa […]

Renewable energy fair: Bawumia announces steps to provide power to islands and remote communities for productive use

Government will continue to pursue renewable energy-based mini grid electrification to provide 24-hour electricity supply for productive use in islands and remote communities in the country, while promoting the nation-wide adoption of renewable energy sources. This was the assurance given by the vice president, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia when he delivered the Keynote Address at the […]

GACL holds 6th AGM: urged to harness potential of aviation industry to support government’s job creation efforts

The Ghana Airports Company Limited today 9th October 2018, held the 6th in the series of Annual General Meetings with a call on the company to help harness the potential of the aviation sector to support government’s job creation initiative. Aviation Minister, Joseph Kofi Addah who threw the challenge, also entreated the company to work […]

Multiple reporting channels:  Government moves to strengthen State Enterprises Commission, presents Bill to make it an Authority

Government will in the next couple of weeks submit to parliament, a Bill to strengthen the State Enterprises Commission (SEC) and to properly define its role and the role of state owned enterprises. Executive Chairman of the SEC, Stephen Asamoah Boateng speaking during the 6th Annual General Meeting of the Ghana Airports Company Limited (GACL) […]

UE/R: President Akufo-Addo inaugurates 225kv Bolgatanga-Ouagadougou power interconnection project

The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has inaugurated the 225 kilovolts Bolgatanga to Ouagadougou Power Interconnection Project, which will see up to 100 megawatts of power supplied directly to Burkina Faso from Ghana. At the inauguration ceremony on Friday, 5th October, 2018, in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, President Akufo-Addo stated that the successful completion of this […]

Africa’s rising debt: Japan unable to assist continent anymore

The rising debt of African governments, including Ghana, is preventing the Japanese government to give financial assistance to the African private sector, the Director of African Affairs Development at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan, Mr Shigeru Ushio has said.  According to him, although the Japanese government had the intention to support African private […]