Ghanaians might soon be paying more for electricity as the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) is proposing an increment in tariffs. The Company says it needs more funds to support its operational activities, hence the request. The Managing Director of the company, Kwame Agyeman-Budu at a public forum on Thursday, April 8, 2021, said while
Developing targeted intervention to attract young people to become ‘creators’ rather than ‘seekers’ of jobs, Green Economy Ghana is on a job creation mission to help in the increment of the economic growth of the country. Its mission is to adopt new approaches to work that requires the workforce in acquiring new skills. Green Economy
A campaign to prevent government from taking on more loans particularly through the issuance of debt-instruments – Eurobonds – on the international capital market has been launched. A campaign to prevent government from taking on more loans particularly through the issuance of debt-instruments – Eurobonds – on the international capital market has been launched. Adding
A former Deputy Minister of Finance Mona Quartey has asked the Ministry of Finance to release data on the Annual Budget Funding Amount (ABFA) to the Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC). This comes after the ministry has, for the fourth time, failed to release data on the ABFA to PIAC to enable the body
The demographic profiles of countries like Kenya, where a high percentage of people are young, would suggest that it’s swiftly renewing its workforce with fresh talent. But this doesn’t seem to be the case. We conducted a study in a public sector organisation three years ago. We found that the bureau had an ageing workforce.
The deficit in Nigeria’s infrastructure has brought a heavy cost to the economy. For instance, congestion due to poor port and associated transport infrastructure has created losses of N3.5 trillion at Nigeria’s maritime logistic hubs, according to a March 2019 report by the research group, African Centre for Supply Chain (ACSC). These losses are set to
Parliament’s Minority Leader, Haruna Iddrisu, has taken issue with the practice whereby the Auditor General publishes his audit reports even before the Legislature gets the opportunity to scrutinise them. Though he acknowledges that the practice is backed by law, the Tamale South MP laments that the practice has dire implications on people’s reputation and dignity.
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused an unprecedented health, economic, and social crisis. It is threatening the lives and livelihoods of millions, increasing poverty and inequality, and reversing development gains. To move toward a global recovery will require sustained, differentiated, and targeted financial and technical support to governments and the private sector. These were key messages
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) said on Tuesday it had approved a $2.7 billion line of credit for Panama to address the coronavirus pandemic. The IMF’s executive board approved the two-year arrangement under its Precautionary and Liquidity Line (PLL) to serve as “insurance against extreme external shocks” that the pandemic’s economic fallout causes. In determining
The teams focused their efforts on a few of the highest-value S&OP levers in order to review the current planning process, identify gaps in the planning infrastructure and analytically understand demand and supply variability.