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“Focus On Diasporan Investment” – Alex Dadey Tells Gov’t

Executive Chairman of the KGL Group and Board Chairman of the Ghana Investment Promotion Centre, Alex Dadey has called on government to focus on diasporan investment as a solution to Ghana’s economic challenges. In his opening address on Day 1 of the maiden Kwahu Summit under the theme- “AfCFTA: From Ambition to Action- Delivering Prosperity

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NBU-YEC Trainees Charged Up By Gains From Former NBU Project

By Enock Akonnor, Editor-In-Chief enockakonnor2013@gmail.com New trainees of the NBU-Youth Empowerment Center have been empowered by beneficiaries of the former NBU project. The latter’s engagement with the former comprising those of the Alpha, Gamma and Beta cohorts has been marked as the first ever event of the NBU-YEC after their first three weeks of training.

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EU Funded GrEEn Project Sensitizes Residents of Kumawu On Violence Against Women

By Enock Akonnor, enockakonnor2013@gmail.com Implementers of the SOS Green Project strongly believe that women’s financial independence is cardinal among measures aimed at reducing their victimization experiences of Violence Against Women. Engaging women of the Sekyere Kumawu District on Friday 25th November 2022, they highlighted financial training as one of the interventions they have rolled out

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EU Funded Green Project: Officials Hold Green Reg Job Fair In Ashanti Region

To support job creation and the growth of local businesses, SNV Netherlands Development Organisation under its European Union in Ghana-funded, GrEEn Project, has organised the second of its Green Regional Job Fair in the Ashanti Region in partnership with the Ministry of Employment and Labour Relations, Ministry of Local Government, Decentralisation and Rural Development, Association

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2022 Green Reg Job Fair: Gov’t Creates 27,291 Jobs In Ashanti Region- Minister Discloses

By Enock Akonnor; enockakonnor2013@gmail.com Government of Ghana has created over 5 million direct and indirect jobs since 2017; Hon Ignatius Baffour Awuah, Minister for Employment and Labor Relations has announced. He has mentioned that government is working at constructing 54 factories in Ashanti region under the One District One Factory Initiative (1D1F) and with 27

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Ay3 Ka!!! Kumasi “Loading Boys” Embark On Strike…Protest For Increment In Payment

By Enock Akonnor, enockakonnor2013@gmail.com Close to 600 male carters of food items (loading boys) in Ashanti region who are members of the Association of Store Boys have embarked on an indefinite strike. On Monday 7th November 2022, they halted their operations and protested against Kumasi businessmen and women; dealers in the wholesaling of food items

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6 Ways To Survive During Hard Economic Moments…(a must read for Ghanaians)

Even prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, people were having financial hardships. Following the pandemic and the effect that it’s had on the economy, 70% of Americans are struggling to make ends meet. It’s particularly gloomy for older Americans and people of color. However, all hope is not lost. If you are unfortunately having difficulty financially,

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Kosmos Innovation Center (KIC) Awarded NGO Of The Year At The 2022 Ghana Business Awards

Kosmos Innovation Center (KIC), a leading non-profit organisation in the agribusiness sector, has received two awards at the just ended Ghana Business Awards. The Ghana Business Awards event is organized every year to recognize and reward excellence across all sectors. It also recognises the contribution of various sector players towards developing enterprise and economic growth

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A/R: NASPA Gives NSS Personnel Vocational Skills Training

By Enock Akonnor, enockakonnor2013@gmail.com Executives of National Service Personnel Association (NASPA) have offered service persons of the Ghana National Service (NSS) in Ashanti region a vocational skills training. They were offered knowledge on how to prepare cake (chocolate and vanilla) and oat cookies, all aimed at increasing personnel’s employability to enter the job market and

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SAD!! Nwabiagya Rural Bank Fails To Recover GHs 3,300,703 In Interest

Story by Enock Akonnor, enockakonnor2013@gmail.com Nwabiagya Rural Bank Limited is poised to embrace all economic opportunities to ensure improved performance in the future; Board Chairman Mr. Andrew Amanin Kwarteng has announced. The Bank’s inability to recover GHs 3,300,703 in interest from the funds that were locked up with some Fund Managers according to him significantly

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“Stop Chasing White-Color Jobs…Start Your Business”-CEO Calls On Youth

Chief Executive Officer for Regina’s Delicious Tombrown has added his voice to the clarion call on Ghanaian youth to develop an entrepreneurship mindset. Madam Regina Obri, a giant producer of tombrown and other local cereal delicacies including “egbweemi” and “ebroayo” defended that the foregoing is highly advantageous than the usual trend where most youth fall

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Shifaa Agribusiness Officer Admonishes Ghanaian Youth To Embrace Entrepreneurship

Story by Enock Akonnor enockakonnor2013@gmail.com Head of Operations and Business Development for Shifaa Agribusiness and Allied Services Madam Zainab Wahab has admonished Ghanaian youth to develop an entrepreneurship mindset. She defended that the foregoing is highly advantageous than the usual trend where most youth fall on white-color job as a means of survival. Following the

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“Tourism Sector Has Capacity To Resolve Challenges”-Kenya High Commissioner To Ghana

Story by Enock Akonnor; enockakonnor2013@gmail.com Kenya’s High Commissioner to Ghana His Excellency Eliphas M Barine has underscored strategic conditions needed for a rapid face-lifting of Ghana’s and for that matter Africa’s tourism industry. He said at a Public-Private Partnership Forum (PPPF) held in Kumasi on 24th March 2024 by officials of Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA)

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“Stop Complaining About Taxes”- Board Chair (Ghana Tourism Authority) To Sector Players

Story by Enock Akonnor; enockakonnor2013@gmail.com Board Chairman for Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA) Hon Seth Adjei Baah has urged players within the sector to quit complaining about taxes and other tariffs imposed on them by government. Their focus per his admonishing should be centered on wealth creation, explaining that if players are able to generate much

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Rot @ Racecourse Market!!! Traders Expose Leaders Over Ghs 5.0 Charge From Late Arrivals

Unofficial revenue on trade pegged at GHs5 is discouraging most traders in Kumasi from relocating to the popular racecourse market.   Authorities of Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly are effecting frantic measures to ensure that traders affected by the 2nd phase of the famous Kejetia-central market redevelopment project are moved to a land provided by them for

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KGL Group Signs 10-year Partnership agreement with NLA

KGL Group has signed a 10-year partnership agreement with the National Lotteries Authority (NLA) effective January 2022. This agreement gives KGL Group the sole license to operate NLA’s 5/90 online game as a collaborator for a 10-year period. In November 2019, through its technology and game innovations subsidiaries, KGL Technology and KEED respectively, KGL Group

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Hon Osei Assibey Makes Impact As NSS Supports Tourism Industry With New Module

The National Service Scheme (NSS) under the leadership of Hon Osei Assibey has deployed 700 service persons to a new module created to support the tourism industry.  Dubbed NSS-GTA Support programme, the initiative will have NSS post national service personnel to various businesses and establishments in the tourism sector; both private and public, at no

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