4,750 jobs created- GH₵100m spent on funding businesses and capacity building – Dr Awal

The Business Development Ministry has announced the creation of about 4,750 jobs under one of its capacity building initiatives. According to the ministry, the jobs were created under its capacity building programme for young entrepreneurs. Minister for Business Development, Dr Ibrahim Mohammed Awal, in his interaction with journalists at the Information Ministry’s Meet-the-Press Series yesterday, […]

Female entrepreneurs with disability receive GH₵200,000 from Gov’t

The Ministry of Business Development yesterday presented an amount of GH₵200,000 to female entrepreneurs living with disability to expand their businesses. This is under the presidential empowerment for disability. Yesterday’s presentation forms part of the GH₵2 million fund earmarked for women entrepreneurs with disability by the government. The women were drawn from areas such as […]

Business Development Ministry launches Presidential Pitch season 2 to award entrepreneurs

The Ministry of Business Development yesterday launched season II of the Presidential Pitch, aimed at realising government’s ambition of helping to unleash an entrepreneurial revolution in the country. The Presidential Pitch, which is one of the flagship programmes of the ministry, was also birthed to support young entrepreneurs with brilliant business ideas, but for lack […]

Indian investors explore opportunities in Ghana

The National Entrepreneurship and Innovation Programme (NEIP), under the Ministry of Business Development, is living up to its mandate of developing the entrepreneurial eco-system by attracting investors to set up businesses in Ghana to employ more Ghanaians. Speaking on behalf of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of NEIP after receiving a delegation of Indian investors […]

Business Development Minister Dr Awal adjudged Most Business-Oriented African Minister

The Minister for Business Development, Dr Ibrahim Mohammed Awal, has been adjudged the Most Business-Oriented African Minister by the World Business Angels Investment Forum (WBAF). Dr Awal was chosen for his innovative initiatives that have enhanced the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Ghana, as well as his support for startups and small businesses in the country. The […]

Business support for women with disabilities key to sustainable economic growth-First Lady

The First Lady, Mrs. Rebecca Akufo-Addo has commended efforts by government, civil society groups and all entities committed to the entrepreneurial advancement of disabled women in business. According to her, supporting disabled women in business is key towards the achievement of inclusive and sustainable economic growth in Ghana. The First Lady made this known at […]

Ghanaian entrepreneurs get boost as government supports them with 530 million cedis

Story by: Bismark Okyere-Darko The Ministry for Business Development has announced a 530 million Ghana cedis support facility for entrepreneurs in the country. The initiative is a result of a partnership between government, the Institute for the Creation and Development of Enterprise (INCYDE) Foundation and CASA Africa. The package will include the training of some […]

N/R: 250 selected businesses from three northern regions receive support from government’s business support programme

Some 250 businesses from the Northern, Upper West and Upper East regions have received cheques for various sums through the Ministry for Business Development. The money is part of government’s business support initiative under the Ministry for Business Development. The Presidential Business Support Programme is an initiative of the Government to provide financial support to […]