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Christine Lagarde to visit Ghana on December 16

Madam Christine Madeleine Odette Lagarde, the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), will pay a visit to Ghana from December 16 to 18, for bilateral talks with President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo. The visit comes weeks ahead of the end of the country’s three-year IMF programme and marked …

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Japan grants Ghana $57m for N8 road

Japan on Tuesday gave Ghana a grant facility of $57 million (¥6.49 billion) for the rehabilitation of the second phase of the national trunk road, N8. This followed the signing of an agreement between the Governments of Ghana and Japan after bilateral talks between President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and …

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Ghana loses $25m annually to unfinished projects

It is estimated that Ghana loses up to $25 million annually through unfinished projects. This amount is equivalent to 667 additional three-unit classroom blocks per year which would accommodate an estimated 70,000 students, a study has shown. The study was conducted in Ghana between 2014 and 2017 by Dr Martin …

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Nearly 3,000 NABCO personnel recruited in Upper West

A total of 2,769 young men and women have been recruited under the Nation Builders Corps (NABCO) programme to serve in various state departments and agencies in the Upper West for the next three years. “It is certainly better to engage the youth in productive areas, however small the income …

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