Daily Archives: June 24, 2020

Cocoa farmers commend CEO of Cocobod for effective leadership

Nsuaem No.2 (W/R)  Cocoa farmers in the Wassa-Akropong and Dunkwa districts have recognized the role and efforts of Mr Joseph Boahene Aidoo, Chief Executive Officer(CEO) of Ghana Cocoa Board (Cocobod) for his farmer-friendly policies in the cocoa industry. The farmers said the policies of Mr Boahene-Aidoo have led to various innovations thereby boosting cocoa production

Nine-million dollar tourism grant scheme launched to revamp sector

  Accra  Mr Yaw Osafo Maafo, Senior Minister, on Wednesday launched a nine-million dollar tourism grant scheme under the Ghana Tourism Development Project, geared towards revitalising the tourism sector that has highly been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The funds, being provided by the International Development Agency of the World Bank Group, would benefit about

Railways Locomotives: Ghana signs agreement with China’s Dongfang Electric International Corporation

Accra  Ghana has signed a contract agreement with China’s Dongfang Electric International Corporation for the supply of Locomotives and Rolling Stock, which makes up a total of 35 standard gauge trains for passenger and freight services in Ghana. The quantities and categories of rolling stock which would be delivered include nine Passenger Locomotives with capacity

First one thousand beneficiaries receive NBSSI Stimulus package

  Accra  The National Board for Small Scale Industries, (NBSSI) managers of the Government’s anti COVID-19 One billion-cedi stimulus package, has begun  disbursement of loans, with the first 1,000 qualified applicants receiving their funds. The beneficiaries, who are in the lower micro category, had their loans transferred to their mobile money wallets on Wednesday, June

Government must prioritise job creation-oriented SMEs in disbursement of stimulus package

  Accra  The Network of Associations of Registered NGOs in Ghana (NARNGO), has called on government to give priority to Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (SMEs) with a focus on creating jobs in the disbursement of its stimulus package. It also appealed to government to consider development-oriented NGOs and religious bodies that were social service