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Accounting Officers urged to shift focus from concepts to practicality

Takoradi, Sept 4, GNA -The Western Regional Minister, Mr Kwabena Okyere Darko- Mensah has urged middle level accounting officers to shift their focus from concepts and theories to practicality to ensure effective ways of resolving financial accountability and reporting. The Minister made the call in a speech read on his behalf at the opening of […]

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Kperisi Shea-Butter Processing Centre to be considered under 1D1F

Kperisi (U/W), Sept. 4, GNA – The Kperisi Shea-Butter Processing Centre located in Kperisi in the Wa Municipality will soon be upgraded and absorbed under the One-District-One-Factory (1D1F) policy of the government.The move is expected to enhance the Centre’s capacity to continue to play its critical role of providing income for the over 170-member Sungbawiera […]

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Closed Season should be for all fleets at the same time – Fishery experts

Accra, Sept. 4, GNA – The national fishing closed season is to be made mandatory for all fishing fleets operating in the country, the Scientific and Technical Working Group (STWG) of the USAID-SFMP programme, has said. The closure should “not be made for one fleet at a particular time and another fleet for another time”, […]

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CCMA secures 550-acre land for agriculture free zone

Cape Coast, Sept. 04, GNA – The Cape Coast Metropolitan Assembly (CCMA) has secured a 550 – acre land to serve as an agricultural village to give strong support to agriculture in the Metropolis. The land located at Ankaful has been secured with wire mesh, while mechanised bore holes with solar panel drilled to ensure […]

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GCB wins Best Bank in Africa for Compliance Award

Accra, Sept. 3, GNA – GCB Bank Limited, after being voted the Best Bank in Ghana for Anti-Money Laundering Compliance, has now emerged as Africa’s Best Bank in Compliance, as announced by the Association for Certified Compliance Professionals in Africa (ACCPA).     GCB was rated the best among five banks across the African Continent […]

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AGRF 2019: Leveraging on digital technology will drive the AfCFTA agenda – AU Commissioner

Accra, Sept. 3, GNA – Ms Josefa Leonel Correla Sacko, a Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Economy at the African Union Commission, has encouraged African countries to leverage on digital technology to provide solutions to the challenges in the agricultural sector.     She said if Africa truly wants to transform its agricultural sector and reduce […]

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Ghana leveraging on digital technology to unlock agriculture potentials – Veep

Accra, Sept. 3, GNA – Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia says Government is leveraging on digital technology to unlock agriculture potentials in the country and stimulate economic growth.     To that end, he said government over the years, had been instituting appropriate policies and laws to ensure smallholder farmers, agripreneurs, small-and-medium scale enterprises, farm organisations […]

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BusyInternet collaborates to support entrepreneurs through Stanbic Business Incubator

Accra, Sept. 3, GNA – BusyInternet in collaboration with Stanbic Bank has launched the Stanbic Business Incubator (SBIncubator) space in Accra to provide upcoming start-ups, entrepreneurs and Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) with the needed support to thrive into a fully-fledged business.   A statement from BusyInternet to the Ghana News Agency explained that the […]

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Japan, AfDB targets 3.5 billion dollars under EPSA4 initiative

Ho, Sept. 3, GNA – Japan and the African Development Bank (AfDB) at the weekend announced a joint target of $3.5 billion under the Enhanced Private Sector Assistance for Africa initiative (EPSA4), during the 7th Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD 7). Both Japan and the Bank have set a target of $1.75 billion […]

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National Monitoring and Evaluation policy in the offing

Abesim (B/R), Sept. 3, GNA – A national policy on Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) will soon be presented to cabinet for approval, Mr Daniel Essel, the Resource Mobilization and Administrative Officer of the Ghana Monitoring and Evaluation Forum (GMEF), said on Tuesday.Modalities are being worked out to finalise the draft policy, being spearheaded by the […]