Month: April 2019

Economy Will Be Hard In 2020

2020 is being projected to be tougher year for global and African trade. Several world economies are expected to record negative Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth rate in 2020. The negative growth is to come off the back of a slow growth rate of the United States (US) economy during the same period. A dip […]

A-G’s Witness Crash-Lands In Opuni Case

Dr. Alfred Arthur, a scientist at the Cocoa Research Institute of Ghana (CRIG), a division of COCOBOD, government’s second witness in the criminal trial of Dr. Stephen Kwabena Opuni and Alhaji Seidu Agongo last Wednesday, concluded his testimony at an Accra High Court, making further revelations which contradicted the Attorney-General’s claims to the court. But […]

80,000 Jobs In Fishing Sector Coming—Minister

Government is expected to create additional 80,000 direct and indirect jobs along the aquaculture value chain. Again, it is to provide additional 50,000 mt of fish over a three year period for the country. The jobs are to be created under the Aquaculture for Food and Jobs (AFJ) of the Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture. […]

NHIS’ GHc17m Diverted To Private Investment Company—NDC Reveals

The Opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has accused government of illegally transferring over GHc17 million of National Health Insurance Scheme’s (NHIS) funds to a private fund management company, All Time Capital Investment. According to the party’s National Communications Officer, Sammy Gyamfi, the transaction was done without due diligence and risk assessment. The Minority has over […]