NEIP train stops in Northern Ghana; 700 businesses and start-ups supported with cash

The National Entrepreneurship and Innovation programme, which is under the Ministry of Business Development has presented financial support to about seven hundred (700) startup’s and entrepreneurs in the northern regions. After presenting Cheques ranging from Ten thousand to Hundred thousand to beneficiaries in Tamale, the Minister for Business Development, Dr. Alhaji Ibrahim Mohammed Awal in […]

Create internship opportunities for students-Dr. Awal to Entrepreneurs

Minister of Business Development, Dr Ibrahim Mohammed Awal has appealed to entrepreneurs to create internship opportunities for students and give them essential skills to equip themselves. This, he said, is the surest and practical way in building an entrepreneurial culture among students before they come out of school. He also urged entrepreneurs to create more […]

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 […]