Infographics

Breakdown of the number of schools in Ghana [Infographic]

There is a widening gap in the availability of educational infrastructure as one moves up the academic ladder between Kindergarten and Secondary education. While there are over 22,000 Kindergartens across the country, there are only about 800 Senior High Schools in the country. Holding other factors constant with the assumption that all students move up the various academic stages, the ...

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Regional distribution of Senior High Schools in Ghana [Infographic]

The Ashanti Region tops the chart as the region with the highest number of Senior High Schools in Ghana. The Upper West Region has the least number of Senior High Schools, 30, with 26 being public SHSs. Of the 872 SHSs in Ghana, 66% are government-managed while the remainder is privately owned. Also worthy of notice in the data is the ...

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List of companies that bid for SSNIT’s software project [Infographic]

A total of 10 companies bid for SSNIT’s now controversial Operational Business Suite (OBS) project. Of the 10, Persol Systems put in the lowest bid  of GHC17 million approximately $3.4 million. The highest bid was by Computer information System who wanted to undertake the project for GHC 36 million. The eventual winner of the contract was Perfect Business Systems & ...

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12 things that bloated SSNIT’s $72m software deal [Infographic]

The Director-General of the Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT), Dr. John Ofori Tenkorang on Thursday clarified that the new management information system software contract secured by the Trust to improve its operations now stands at $72 million from $66 million. Dr. Tenkorang added that the amount included the cost of the original tender, subsequent modifications, and yearly support ...

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Fate of workers of UT & Capital Bank [Infographic]

At least about fifty percent of the workers of UT and Capital bank will be laid off following the acquisition of the banks by GCB. Citi Business News has also learnt that GCB will not be compensating any of the workers that will be laid off. The infograph below provides further details of what the fate of the workers of ...

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Highlights of 2017 mid-year budget review [Infographic]

The Minister for Finance, Ken Ofori Atta on 31st July presented before Parliament, government’s 2017 mid-year budget review. The review indicated key economic targets that had been revised and those that had not been changed. A summary of the budget review is presented in the infographic below: – By: Jonas Nyabor/citifmonline.com/Ghana

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Major players in BOST contaminated fuel saga [Infographic]

The Bulk Oil Storage and Transportation Company Limited (BOST) has been heavily criticized for selling 5 million litres of contaminated fuel to two unlicensed companies, Movepiina and Zup Oil, which were allegedly set up few days before the sale making Ghana lose about GHc 7 million in revenue. The Minister of Energy who tasked a committee to investigate the issue ...

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Infographic: Ghana’s road infrastructure poor- Report

A new report published by the Ghana Institution of Engineers(GhIE) has scored Ghana’s road infrastructure as poor, lacking the capacity to meet international standards. The report titled “Ghana Infrastructure Report Card 2016” scored the country’s road network, electric power and water infrastructure  with a grade of D3, representing poor. – By: Lawrence Segbefia/citibusinessnews.com/Ghana

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How China’s $19 bn will be disbursed [Infographic]

The government of China is expected to pump some $ 19 billion into Ghana’s economy. Ghana, according to the Vice President, Dr. Mahamadu Bawumia, was able to secure the commitment due to new financing model designed by the Economic Management Team. Below is an infographic detailing how the said amount will be disbursed to the various sectors of the economy. ...

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6 key things Justice Sophia Akuffo said at her vetting [Infographic]

The Chief Justice nominee, Justice Sophia Akuffo spent about 5 hours on Friday [June 16] before Parliament’s Appointments Committee answering questions during her vetting for the position of Chief Justice. Justice Sophia Akuffo answered questions on the challenges of the country’s legal system, the regulations on touting, the status and relevance of the Ghana Law School, practice of mob justice and ...

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