Govt Grabs U.S.$12 Billion for Power Sector

[Business Day] The African Development Bank (AfDB) has unveiled its new electrification programme, under which it will invest $12bn into the power sector in Ghana and other African countries over the next five years.

[Business Day] The African Development Bank (AfDB) has unveiled its new electrification programme, under which it will invest $12bn into the power sector in Ghana and other African countries over the next five years.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Tight Your Belt – Economy Looks Gloomy

[Business Day] This is probably the deadliest prediction of gloom for Ghana’s economy. Read it: “… one day we will wake up, perhaps, we don’t have money to build roads; we don’t have money to do any development infrastructure… “

[Business Day] This is probably the deadliest prediction of gloom for Ghana's economy. Read it: "... one day we will wake up, perhaps, we don't have money to build roads; we don't have money to do any development infrastructure... "

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Insurers Considering Code of Conduct

[Business Day] The Ghana Insurers Association (GIA) is determined to improve insurance penetration in Ghana and has pencilled a number of interventions in this regard.

[Business Day] The Ghana Insurers Association (GIA) is determined to improve insurance penetration in Ghana and has pencilled a number of interventions in this regard.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Turnkey Africa Proud to Support Life Insurance Confab

[Business Day] Turnkey Africa Ltd has indicated its pride in being associated with the 4th Life insurance Conference organized a couple of weeks ago by the Ghana Insurers Association (GIA).

[Business Day] Turnkey Africa Ltd has indicated its pride in being associated with the 4th Life insurance Conference organized a couple of weeks ago by the Ghana Insurers Association (GIA).

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Leap Rolls Out Electronic Platforms for Cash Hand Outs

[Business Day] Managers of the Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP) programme, a poverty alleviation support initiative under the Ministry of Gender and Social Protection, have introduced an electronic payment system for the disbursement of fu…

[Business Day] Managers of the Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP) programme, a poverty alleviation support initiative under the Ministry of Gender and Social Protection, have introduced an electronic payment system for the disbursement of funds.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

We Need to Take E-Commerce Seriously

[Business Day] We live in a country where farming and fishing are perceived to be the main occupations of many local people. This is the place where many rural areas do not have access to electricity and most urban cities cannot afford constant power. …

[Business Day] We live in a country where farming and fishing are perceived to be the main occupations of many local people. This is the place where many rural areas do not have access to electricity and most urban cities cannot afford constant power. Where smartphones and advanced electrical gadgets were seen to be cut for only the educated and rich. Where e-commerce is spreading like wildfire and promises to be a sure way of developing the African continent.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Mobile Penetration in Africa Hits 80pc

[Business Day] THERE are currently 960 million mobile subscriptions across Africa – an 80 percent penetration rate among the continent’s population. Internet penetration is at 18 percent with 216 million internet users, according to the latest Jumia mo…

[Business Day] THERE are currently 960 million mobile subscriptions across Africa - an 80 percent penetration rate among the continent's population. Internet penetration is at 18 percent with 216 million internet users, according to the latest Jumia mobile trend report for Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Information Minister Swears-in Advisory Board

[Ghana Govt.] An eight-member Advisory Board that will ensure the smooth-running of the various agencies under the Ministry of Information (MoI) as well as advise the Ministry in the alignment of its plans and programmes to enable the Ministry meet its…

[Ghana Govt.] An eight-member Advisory Board that will ensure the smooth-running of the various agencies under the Ministry of Information (MoI) as well as advise the Ministry in the alignment of its plans and programmes to enable the Ministry meet its mandate, has been sworn-in.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana