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Grace Baptist Church doubles educational grant
The Grace Baptist Church in Kumasi has disbursed close to Gh¢27,000.00 in educational grant to 79 financially distressed students.
The amount is almost 50 percent higher than to Gh¢18,000.00 advanced to 40 beneficiary students in 2010.
In addition, the Church has created a Gh¢6,500.00 educational grant at its basic school to support ...
Lord Kenya stirs emotions at gospel album launch
It was an emotionally charged atmosphere at the St James Baptist Church in Kumasi, where the ‘born-again’ Lord Kenya launched his ‘Chistlife’ gospel album.
Like the biblical account of the prodigal son, Lord’s father, Nana Akpor Kenya shed tears as he recalled the pains and frustrations the family had to experience ...
PHC Motors to set up institute
Ghanaian automobile firm, PHC Motors plans to establish a modern automobile training centre in Kumasi next year.
The Technical Motor Institute would be situated in the prime commercial area of the Garden City, where PHC has acquired a 12 acre plot of land which will also house a new showroom and ...
Child Labour activities scaled up
Remediation activities under the National Programme for the Elimination of Worst Forms of Child Labour in Cocoa (NPECLC) should by the end of 2010 cover all 68 cocoa growing districts in Ghana.
Implementation is currently underway in 47 districts and over 500 communities in the country, where some 6, 300 vulnerable ...
Protech supports Software Developers
Protech Distribution Ghana, a local ICT firm and Microsoft partner is offering special incentives to support Ghanaian software developers and programmers to compete on the global market.
Opportunities in the emerging information technology industry have not been explored fully because existing infrastructure does not favour local entrepreneurs and IT specialists to ...
Air Namibia launched in Kumasi
Air Namibia’s business operation in Ghana is already bearing fruits, barely eight months after the airline commenced flights in the country.
Acting Managing Director of the company, Theo Namases says the liberalization of the airline industry has made Ghana a preferred destination for business.
This she says is affording the airline market ...
Ghana’s economic trends
Commercial Banks credit to the private sector and public institutions between May 2009 and 2010 recorded its lowest since May 2003.
According to the Monetary Policy Committee of the Central Bank, lending increased by 214.4 million Ghana cedis over the 12-month period.
In real terms, commercial bank credit to the private ...
Census to engage over 8,000
The Statistical Service in the Ashanti region would be training about eight thousand Ghanaians to be engaged as enumerators and supervisors in the 2010 National Population and Housing Census.
The online application for the recruitment exercise ended last week and the Service is expected to complete short listing of recruits by ...
New bank in Kumasi
The informal business environment in Kumasi continues to attract financial service providers, as competition in the banking sector intensifies.
First Capital Plus Savings and Loans Company is the latest to establish its regional presence by the end of this month.
Barely two years on the Ghanaian market as a microfinance NGO, the ...
Overcoming Xenophobia in Africa
South Africa is home of mixed migration. The Apartheid struggle was fought with the support of most African countries and today, people of different nationalities turn to the Rainbow nation for greener pastures. Others are also living as refugees and asylum seekers, mainly from African countries.
But these immigrants experience xenophobia, ...