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Ford ‘to replace Chief Executive’ Read more

Ford ‘to replace Chief Executive’

Ford Chief Executive, Mark Fields, is set to depart following a major reshuffle at the car maker, according to reports. His expected departure, first reported by the New York Times, comes as Ford faces weak sales, falling profits and a near-40% decline in its share price since Mr Fields took up his role in 2014. […]

Mantrac Launches hybrid power generating sets Read more

Mantrac Launches hybrid power generating sets

Mantrac Ghana Limited has launched a hybrid power generating sets that uses the latest Caterpillar solar and energy storage technologies. The product, which is a full range hybrid solution, is the first of its kind in Ghana.   The Hybrid Power Generating set; named Mantrac Energy Systems was launched as part of the First Mantrac […]

‘Integrate entrepreneurship fully into industrialisation strategies’ Read more

‘Integrate entrepreneurship fully into industrialisation strategies’

African governments need to integrate entrepreneurship more fully into their industrialisation strategies, according to the African Economic Outlook (AEO) 2017 released Monday, May 22 at the African Development Bank Group’s 52nd Annual Meetings. In 2016, Africa’s economic growth slowed down to 2.2% from 3.4% in 2015 due to low commodity prices, weak global recovery and […]

BoG reduces policy rate to 22.5% Read more

BoG reduces policy rate to 22.5%

Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of Ghana (BoG) has reduced the policy rate from 23.5% to 22.5%. The policy rate is indicative of the rate at which the central bank lends to commercial banks. Per the new rate it means bank customers are likely to be paying less on the loan they are servicing […]

Agriculture is ‘cool’ – Mahama to African youth Read more

Agriculture is ‘cool’ – Mahama to African youth

Former President John Dramani Mahama has encouraged young people in Africa to take up agriculture because the occupation can be “cool” and with support from governments, profitable. Using his life experience as an example, Mr. Dramani Mahama told an audience in India on Monday, 22 May, 2017 that “using the PF model, we hold up successful […]

Speaker leads delegation to Morocco Read more

Speaker leads delegation to Morocco

Speaker of Ghana’s Parliament, Professor Mike Aaron Ocquaye, has led a seven-member delegation to the Moroccan city of Rabat for a three-day visit to the House of Representatives in the country.  While there, the speaker is expected to hold talks with high profile officials of the Moroccan government, including the President of the Rabat Senate as […]

How to identify false prophets—Sonnie Badu Read more

How to identify false prophets—Sonnie Badu

Ghanaian-born London-based gospel singer, Sonnie Badu, has shared a key secret on how one can identify false prophets. According to him, it’s easy to identify a false prophet.  He noted that when a pastor consistently puts fear in you, he could be fake. The gospel musician explained that God reveals to redeem; so when someone […]

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Parliament will review Atuabo contract – Akoto Osei

The Minister of Monitoring and Evaluation, Dr. Anthony Akoto Osei will be making sure the contract for $1 billion Atuabo Gas plant in the Western Region is brought before parliament following allegations the deal was overpriced. “I am going to ask the Minister of Energy to take it up and bring it to Parliament, even if […]

The challenges and future of democracy in Africa Read more

The challenges and future of democracy in Africa

Africa’s destiny will be shaped by how much Africa constructs a sense of common identity based, not on the narrow lenses of state, race or religion, but constructed on Africa’s belief in democracy, governance and unity as the most viable policy option to mediate, reconcile and accommodate our individual and collective interests.   Events in […]