Saturday , 24 February 2018

DEVELOPMENT

IT firm sues Police Service for GHȼ38m

Police recruitment

An IT company, Watergates Ghana Limited is demanding over 38 million Cedis from the Ghana Service as compensation for unlawful termination of contract. Based on the accounts of the company, it  was contracted by the Service to manage its online recruitment process in October 2012, with the agreement that the net revenue generated from the web portal would be shared ... Read More »

48% of Ghanaian youth jobless – World Bank report

joblessness

A new report by the World Bank on unemployment in Ghana has revealed that about 48 percent of Ghanaians between the ages of 15-24 do not have jobs. The report, “The Landscape of Jobs in Ghana”, touched on ways of finding opportunities for youth inclusion in Ghana’s labour market. “In Ghana, youth are less likely than adults to be working: ... Read More »

Entrepreneur of the year: Ada’s Dr. Dzani Kotey wins big award

Dr Kotey Dzani1

CEO of Groupe Ideal, Dr. Nii Kotei Dzani has been awarded 2015 Banking and Finance Entrepreneur of the year. He received the award on April 29 by Entrepreneurs Foundation of Ghana for the hard work and success the Groupe Idea has chalked. From his days at Barclays through to Canal Capital, Dr. Dzani has acquired a rich and enviable experience ... Read More »

Child health promotion week begins in Ada

Child health week

This is a very special week. It’s Child Health Promotion week. It’s a special week to remind ourselves that Good Life starts with a healthy Baby. Good life, Start it right. Start it with the Babies in your Community. Good pregnancy care. Frequent breastfeeding. Sleeping in treated insecticide mosquito treated bed net. Keep your baby warm. Frequent visit to health ... Read More »

Ghana Police Service begins recruitment

The Ghana Police Service has said it has began processes to recruit new officers into the service this year. A statement signed by Superintendent Cephas Arthur, Director of Public Affairs at the Police service, said details of the recruitment processes would be published in the Ghanaian Times and Daily Graphic Newspapers on Monday. “The Police Administration wishes to inform the ... Read More »

ADA EAST MP MOVE TO SOLVE WATER PROBLEMS AROUND THE COAST

Hon Doeyoe Cudjoe Ghansah

19 April 2016 Come June 2016, some Communities in the Ada East District whose dwellers face water problem will get frequent flow of water as drilling of boreholes begins. In an interview with the contractor in charge of FAMILY WATER Company, Mr. Wisdom Otu, at the site in Pute Community, he said his company and the main contractor will provide ... Read More »

Mugabe backtracks on law demanding foreign firms cede ownership to locals

Zimbabwean President, Robert Mugabe

14 April 2016, IN SUMMARY In a statement after a Cabinet meeting Wednesday, the veteran ruler said the law had complicated had caused confusion among investors and local businesses. Law forces foreign owned companies to cede 51 percent of their shareholding to locals since 2008 saying it would correct colonial imbalances. Foreign owned companies were given a March 31 deadline ... Read More »

World Bank predicts growth for Ghana

April 12, 2016 9:35am There are high expectations for the Ghanaian economy to pick up this year, a new World Bank Group report has revealed. According to Pulse Africa, the prediction is on the back of increased investor confidence in the Ghanaian economy, oil production from new oilfields and solution to the country’s energy crisis. The report, published Monday in ... Read More »

Africa: Low commodity prices impede growth

Punam Chuhan-Pole, the World Bank Africa Region’s Acting Chief Economist and Author of Africa’s Pulse, speaks with journalists through a videoconference in Washington, DC

April 12, 2016 9:25am Economic activity in Sub-Saharan Africa slowed in 2015, with GDP growth averaging 3.0 percent, down from 4.5 percent in 2014. This means that the pace of expansion decelerated to the lows last seen in 2009.These figures are outlined in Africa’s Pulse, the World Bank’s twice-yearly analysis of economic trends and latest data for the region. The ... Read More »

Italian investors to construct mini dams in Volta Region –

April 12,2016 source: GNA Italian investors from Ambiente Pressagio are expected to begin the construction of mini hydro dams on nine sites in the Volta Region. Togbe Afede XIV, the President of the Volta Regional House of Chiefs, announced this at the first general meeting of the House for this year. A mini hydro dam is a type of hydroelectric ... Read More »