illegal operation of non Ghanaian traders slammed


Accra, Jan 25, GNA - Activities of non-Ghanaian traders has been slammed for non compliance of the provision of the Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC) Act.

A statement issued on Wednesday by the Office of the Vice President and signed by Mr L.B Tusoe, acting Secretary at the office said

Producer Price Inflation falls to 15.19 per cent in December


Accra, Jan 25, GNA - The annual Producer Price Inflation (PPI) fell to 15.19 percent in December 2011 from a revised figure of 17.94 in November, the Ghana Statistical Service said on Wednesday.

Tullow Oil Launches Scholarship Scheme


tullowAccra, Jan. 25, GNA -Tullow Oil plc (Tullow) on Wednesday launched the Tullow Group Scholarship Scheme (TGSS) in partnership with the British Council to help develop local skills and expertise in the oil industry.

GDP Growth falls to 12 percent Year-on-Year in Third Quarter 2011


crowded streetAccra, Jan. 25, GNA – The unadjusted GDP growth has dropped to 12 percent year-on-year in the third quarter of 2011, compared with a revised 17.6 percent figure in the second quarter of 2011, the Ghana Statistical Service said on Wednesday.

Workshop for Midwives and TBAs held in Accra

Some Members of Alliance for Reproductive Health Rights team

Accra, Jan. 25, GNA - Alliance for Reproductive Health Rights, a Non Governmental Organisation (NGO), on Wednesday organised an exchange learning workshop for Midwives and Traditional Birth Attendants’ (TBAs) to help improve maternal and newborn health care delivery.

Pusiga Parliamentary candidate for MP to focus on education


Pusiga (UE) Jan. 25, GNA - Hajia Laadi Ayamba, Deputy National Propaganda Secretary of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has been elected as the party’s parliamentary candidate for Pusiga in the 2012 General Election.

Market women exposed to good business practices

 market women

Kumasi, Jan. 25, GNA – The Department of Women acting in partnership with the Business Advisory Centre (BAC) of the National Board for Small-Scale Industries (NBSSI), has organized a business management workshop for some selected traders as part of efforts at helping them to adopt best practices.

GCB reports of alleged robbery at Tema Industrial Area Branch


bank robberyAccra, Jan.25, GNA - The management of Ghana Commercial Bank (GCB) is working closely with the Tema Metropolitan Police to apprehend two men who allegedly robbed the Bank’s Tema Industrial Area Branch at gun point on Tuesday, January 24.

Fire destroys property worth millions of Ghana cedis at La


firesAccra, Jan. 25, GNA – Fire gutted the Timber Market at La in the Greater Accra Region  around 0230 hours on Sunday, destroying property estimated at millions of Ghana cedis and rendering a number of people homeless.

ICAG adopts new standards for financial and audit reporting for SMEs


Accra, Jan. 25, GNA - The Deputy Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, Mr Seth Tekper, on Wednesday launched the simplified versions of the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and International Standards on Auditing (ISAs) for use by Small Scale Entrepreneurs (SMEs) in the country.