15,000 Tonnes Cocoa Processing Company Revamped

Minister of Trade and Industry, Alan Kyeremanten says government is looking forward to attracting few more cocoa processing companies to move Ghana from its current 40% cocoa value addition to at least to 50% within the next two years. Ghana currently processes about 400,000 metric tonnes of cocoa or about 40

End Illegal Fishing Practices To Give Meaning To Closed Fishing Season – Fishermen Begs Government

Fishermen in the Central Region are calling on the government to ensure that all forms of illegal fishing methods are stopped to give meaning to this year’s closed season. The Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development in collaboration with the Fisheries Commission announced the closure of the season for artisanal fishing

Trade Ministry, 1D1F Secretariat Lack Proper Coordination – John Kumah

The Chief Executive Officer of the National Entrepreneurship and Innovation Plan (NEIP), John Kumah, has stated that there is lack of proper coordination between the One-District-One-Factory Secretariat and the Ministry of Trades and Industry with regard to projects under the programme. Speaking on 3FM’s morning show, Sunrise, on Thursday, the NEIP boss said

Pay Taxes To Actualise ‘Ghana Beyond Aid’ – Bawumia

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has directed the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) to develop a mobile application, which would enable the taxpaying public to file their tax returns on their mobile phones without necessarily visiting the GRA offices. According to him, payment of taxes is a civic duty, but an app

One District, One Factory Risks Failing – Casely Hayford

Financial Analyst, Sydney Casely Hayford, has warned that government’s flagship programme, one district, one factory, could fail due to what he describes as the poor financing strategy for the programme. According to Mr. Casely Hayford, despite the availability of funds for the programme, government’s inability to design an effective financing strategy