A former senior vice president at the World Bank, Professor Yifu Lin, has warned that Ghana risks losing out on huge investments if it fails to embark on drastic economic reforms. Ghana recently dropped 12 places in the latest World Bank Ease of Doing Business report. Prof Lin believes such...
In an effort to curb graduate unemployment, the government will soon introduce the Nation builders corps which will address issues of graduate unemployment. Presenting the 2018 Budget Statement and Economic Policy on Wednesday, Ken  Ofori-Atta said: “We have returned to robust growth with a real GDP growth of 7.8%…We have...
As the Finance Minister Ken Ofori Atta prepares to present the 2018 budget statement before parliament tomorrow, some financial observers have cautioned against ambitious oil revenue projection. According to them, previous experiences must serve as a guide to the government as Ghana has no control over the price of oil. In...
Tigo and Airtel will today officially unveil the name and logo of the new entity following the merger of the two companies. The announcement comes weeks after the official approval by the National Communications Authority (NCA). Information gathered suggests that today’s announcement will also culminate in the human resource plan for...
Anas' Tiger Eye Foundation has announced a partnership with Klarity AB, an online community where activists can anonymously crowdsource video-based evidence against corruption issues in their local neighbourhoods. Tiger Eye will be working with Klarity during the pilot launch to build up its online community of users and assist in...
The annual consumer price inflation fell to 11.6 percent in October from 12.2 percent the previous month on the back of lower transport and health costs, the statistics office said on Wednesday. The major commodity exporter is following a $918 million credit programme with the International Monetary Fund that...
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is expected to disburse the 5th tranche of the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) to Ghana within the coming weeks. It follows the fifth review of Ghana’s performance under the program, last week. Business.com.gh understands the Fund has not been very satisfied with government’s missing of the...
The Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) has said the era of illegal connections and meter theft will be a thing of the past as it readies to introduce smart meters from November. The exercise will begin with some 40,000 Danish intelligent meters, which officials of the company are upbeat will...
A Ghana Statistical Service report indicates that expenditure made by domestic tourists during their visits to different parts of the country in 2015 amounted to GH₵698.4million. Out of this amount, expenditure by domestic tourists visiting friends and relatives constituted 29.6 percent; funeral expenditure constituted 24.3 percent, and business expenditure accounted...
Humanities, otherwise known as arts, still dominate in admissions to the newly christened technical universities, one year after their conversion, which is contrary to the recommendation made by the technical committee that worked on the conversion. The committee was clear in its report, that a future technical university should offer...