Monthly Archives: December 2020

Eni Ghana and partners join NBSSI to support MSMEs in the Ellembelle District

Accra Eni Ghana, on behalf of its OCTP partners Vitol and GNPC, has signed a cooperation agreement with the National Board for Small Scale Industries (NBSSI) to support Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in the Ellembelle District, Western region.   A statement issued by the partners said under the agreement, 800 MSMEs would get

AGI capacitating members for opportunities under AfCFTA agreement

Accra Mr Dela Gadzanku, the Volta, Eastern and Oti Regional Chairman of the Association of Ghana Industries (AGI), says members of the Association in the Region are receiving capacity enhancements to take advantage of opportunities under the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement.   He said the trainings would help them make informed business

Government has not increased import duties – GSA

  Accra The Ghana Standards Authority (GSA) has asked the public to disregard claims attributed to the Ghana Institute of Freight Forwarders that import duties have been increased.   This is because import duties have not been increased.   A statement from the GSA said only Parliament had the power to impose charges which then

Major health stories in 2020

Accra In February 2020, a new strain of bacteria – Neisseria meningitides serotype X was reported in the Upper West Region, with hope that it will be contained in days.   But by April 15, 2020, the virus had spread to all the five regions of the north, with 409 infections resulting in 40 deaths.

Investments in Health infrastructure projects affect malaria funding in Nkwanta North

Kpassa (O/R) Funding for malaria activities in the Nkwanta North District of the Oti Region has been affected by investments in physical health infrastructure. A validation meeting at Kpassa, organized by Send Ghana, a Non-Governmental organization over a 2019 report on malaria funding, revealed that there was no direct spending on malaria activities in the