Daily Archives: May 20, 2020

Let us replace imports with local goods

Ho The Institute of Directors-Ghana (IoD-Gh) has asked Ghanaian businesses to take advantage of COVID 19 and replace imports with local goods. The Institute also asked them to focus on short-term survival strategies in the wake of the pandemic, allowing some 18 months for the dust to settle whilst keeping tabs on global reactions.  

John Awuah appointed Deputy CEO of Ghana Association of Bankers

Accra The Ghana Association of Bankers (GAB) has appointed Mr John Awuah as the Deputy Chief Executive Officer. He will take over from Mr D.K. Mensah, the current Chief Executive Officer, when he retires later in the year.   Prior to Mr Awuah’s appointment, he was the Managing Partner of Jawuah & Co. Advisors Ltd,

Tema Port Security busts five for defying President Akufo-Addo’s directives

  Accra The Tema Port security led by its Chief has arrested five for illegally finding their way from Nigeria into the country despite the closure of borders to contain the coronavirus pandemic. The five who had returned into the country in spite of President Akufo-Addo’s directives, were kept under surveillance after they appeared at

Covid-19 Outbreak, a mixture of good and bad news – Poultry farmers

Kumasi Poultry farmers in the Ashanti region say the outbreak of the coronavirus in the country is a mixture of good and bad news for the poultry industry. According to them, the pandemic had brought opportunities and challenges to the industry, and so there was the need for urgent government intervention to enable farmers take

SMEs storm NBSSI office in Ho for stimulus package

Ho Scores of business owners and entrepreneurs in Ho on Wednesday stormed the offices of the National Board for Small Industries (NBSSI) to register for Government’s stimulus package for Small and Medium Scale enterprises. This followed President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s announcement on Tuesday of a GHC1 billion Coronavirus Alleviation Programme (CAP) Business support scheme