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Video: Africa’s problem is leadership – John Maxwell speaks on Joy FM

John Calvin Maxwell, the renowned American author and pastor says Africa’s underdevelopment despite her huge natural resources is the result of leadership failure. According to him, everything rises and falls on leadership. Since leadership must be praised when things succeed they must take the fall when things fail. “When leadership is …

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Ghana to receive $75m WB support for Industrial Park

Trade Minister Alan Kyeremanten has said Ghana is due to receive $75 million from World Bank to develop industrial parks. He said the package is part of a new World Bank project known as Ghana Economic Transformation Project (GETP). According to him, UK Department for International Development is also giving …

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“Solar is cheap, don’t be deterred by upfront cost”

Mr. Firmin Nkamleu Ngassam, the Managing Director of solar energy designing, developing and installation company, Yingli Namene West Africa, has advised businesses in the country not to allow the upfront cost of solar plant installations to deter them from adding the resource to their energy mix. He said although many …

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Insurance companies’ minimum capital requirement increased by over 300%

The National Insurance Commission (NIC) has increased the minimum capital requirement of insurance companies by over 300 percent. A statement issued by the commission said the increment comes after series of consultations with stakeholders since 2017. It said it also considered the developments within the financial landscape over the period. …

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Citizen Watch calls for 1D1F in Volta region

Think tank The Citizen Watch Ghana, has expressed deep worries over what it says is government’s inability to establish a single factory yet under the 1D1F programme in the Volta Region. “We can’t understand why the government and the 1D1F coordinating unit have abandoned the Volta region, although the industry …

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Cocoa supply chain summit held to push ‘Ghana Beyond Aid’ agenda

PanAvest International, in collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture, Ecobank and other key partners, have dialogued on cocoa’s critical role as a key commodity for the progress of the Ghana Beyond Aid agenda. The dialogue took place at a historic summit held at Ecobank Head Office in Accra on June 8. …

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