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Ghana in the eyes of SRK Consulting

A natural resources consulting company is seeking to position itself in Africa as the consulting firm of choice as the global economy recovers. The company SRK Consulting which is seeking to embark on what it describes as “aggressive expansion” in Africa has its eye on Ghana as a possible destination …

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Litigants asked to pay for local Judicial Committee sittings

Mr Peter Kwadwo Owuadzi Mensah, a legal practitioner, has suggested the need for litigants to bear the cost of appearing before the Judicial Committee sittings of the Regional Houses of Chiefs. Addressing a workshop for members of the Volta Regional House of Chiefs on the new Chieftaincy Act, (Act 759 …

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Ghana needs Financial Ombudsman – Owusu-Agyemang

Mr. Hackman Owusu-Agyemang, Member of Parliament (MP) for New Juaben North, on Wednesday appealed to the government to establish a Financial Services Authority (FSA) and the Office of Financial Ombudsman. This he said would prevent the short changing of Ghanaian businesses by the banks and other financial institutions. The phenomenon …

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Farmers urged to patronize made in Ghana goods

The National President of the Farmers Organizations Network in Ghana (FONG), Mr King David Amoah, has appealed to farmers to patronize made in Ghana goods to help create markets for themselves and Ghanaian manufacturers. He explained that, the preference for made in Ghana goods would create demands for local products …

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Ghana Export Promotion Council to act to increase exports

The Ghana Export Promotion Council (GEPC) is to implement interventions to increase the growth of the country’s non-traditional exports from the current 1.4 billion dollars to five billion dollars by 2015. To this end, the GEPC has been training its staff as well as stakeholders within the Small and Medium …

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Northern Star Tomato Company ready for production

The Northern Star Tomato Company (NSTC) at Pwalugu near Bolgatanga is ready to start production, the consultant for the project, Mr. Charles Gunu, has said. He said this when the Upper Eat Regional Minister, Mr. Mark Woyongo, paid a day’s working visit to the factory on Thursday. The about five …

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Ghana transport union calls for road toll reduction

The Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU) of the Trades Union Congress (TUC), on Thursday appealed to the Minister of Roads and Highways to review the recently introduced toll rates downwards to enable vehicle owners to break even. It also asked all branch Unions to maintain the current approved lorry …

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Meningitis killed 25 people in 2009 in Upper East

The Upper East Region, between January 2009 and December 2009, recorded 25 deaths as a result of the outbreak of Cerebrospinal Meningitis (CSM). Fourteen deaths have already been recorded between January 1st, 2010 and January 22, 2010 in the region. The Upper East Regional Director of Ghana Health Service, Dr. …

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Female entrepreneurs to be empowered

The Upper East Regional Minister Mr. Mark Woyongo, has said government has put in place plans to empower women who are in to businesses in the region to enable them develop their businesses into large scale ones. Mr. Woyongo said under the plan, government would create conducive business environment with …

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World Bank gives Ghana $30m for capacity building for oil and gas industry

Ghana’s nascent oil industry is receiving massive support from the global community including the World Bank before commercial production begins this year. The World Bank in a programme is giving the country an amount of $30 million for training to build capacity for the industry. The World Bank Country Director …

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