Kumasi Airport closure: Ministry calls for calm

This is how the airport looked like before the renovation

The Ministry of Transport has asked domestic airline operators and passengers to bear with government as they upgrade the Kumasi Airport. Domestic airline operators have registered their displeasure over the intermittent closure of the Kumasi Airport, without due notification by the Ghana Airport Company. The situation according to the domestic airline operators started last Friday and has caused them some ...

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“Impact communities positively through leadership and service” – Joel Nettey

Mr Joel Edmund Nettey

President of Advertising Association of Ghana (AAG), Joel Nettey says the association and the Chartered Institute of Marketing, (CIMG) must collaborate in every way possible to grow their industries to add value to the Ghanaian economy. He says beyond creating incredible marketing and advertising campaigns, the AAG and the CIMG must forge partnerships that positively impact communities through leadership and ...

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Kumasi airport partial closure: airline operators angry

This is how the airport looked like before the renovation

Domestic airline operators are angry at the Ghana Airport Company for the intermittent closure of the Kumasi Airport, without due notification. The airport company has begun upgrading the Kumasi Airport tarmac and other facilities there. On October 22, the airline operators grounded their planes as contractors working on the tarmac moved in unannounced, causing several flights to be delayed. The ...

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Tanink Ghana hosts first ever training course for Africas sales reps


Sales managers and representatives of Fiat, Chrysler Automobiles (FCA), have been charged to seek new opportunities in the wake of economic challenges in Ghana and Africa to develop the Group’s brand “Through crisis there is an opportunity to grow,” Salvatore Leotta, FCA Sales Area Manager told key sales persons who converged at Tanink Headquarters at Tema Community 12, venue for ...

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Strike to knock down economy further– Economist

Economist, and Head of Finance Department, Ghana Business School

Ghana’s economy is set to take another bad hit when the strike by labour takes full effect, economist, Dr. Godfred Bokpin has warned. “We don’t need faith to believe in the fact that the on-going strike will negatively impact the economy, it is real,” he said. About twelve (12) labour unions on Wednesday begun a strike to demand the payment of ...

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‘Dumsor’ will be over soon – Veep to industry

Vice President Amissah-Arthur

Vice President Kwesi Bekoe Amissah-Arthur has assured the manufacturing companies in the country, the current energy challenges will be over soon. According to him, government is investing heavily in the energy sector and the economy as a whole, to reduce the cost of production for these companies. His comments come on the back of the worsening energy situation in the ...

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Remove trade barriers on African countries – Mahama

President John Mahama

President Mahama has emphasized the need for trade barriers on various African countries to be removed to meet the demands of the private sector. “Africa is made up of 54 countries and while we detest being seen as one country… I believe that if Africa were one integrated market it will create the kind of economies of scale that the ...

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Gov’t restrategises to attract investment in power sector

Seth Tekper, Finance Minister

Ghana has adopted a new approach to project management that will make it possible to attract much needed investment into the power sector. The country’s approach of inviting Independent Power Producers (IPPs) to supplement the power produced by the Volta River Authority (VRA) came up for discussion at the Global African Investment Summit currently taking place in London. Concerns have ...

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Gas supply to Atuabo plant begins in November

Dr Sipa Yankey,

Ghana expects to start processing gas at the Atuabo gas facility for the production of power at Aboadze in the month of November 2014. The much anticipated commissioning of the gas plant has been delayed over a number of reasons, primarily the delay from the processing of the loan facility from the China Development Bank. But speaking to Citi Business ...

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Stop complaining and act – Coalition to Mahama


The Ghana Anti Corruption Coalition has told President John Mahama to stop lamenting over government officials found to be involved in corrupt practices and take action to punish them. President Mahama complained about how some accountants in government agencies are frustrating government’s efforts to fight corruption in the public sector, through the implementation of the Ghana Integrated Financial Management Information System ...

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