A new bill, the Ghana Cocoa Board (Amendment) Bill 2017, which will transfer ministerial oversight over Cocobod to the Minister of Food and Agriculture and reposition the board to deliver the target of producing 1m tonnes of cocoa annually, has been approved by parliament.
Government has directly engaged lenders of independent power producers (IPPs) as part of efforts to renegotiate IPPs’ current power purchase agreements (PPAs) and has also offered to refinance IPPs’ outstanding debts at a discount through a designated energy fund.
The government has handed over the audit report of the Ghana Institution of Surveyors (GhIS) on the Saglemi Housing project to the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) for recommendations, Minister for Works and Housing Samuel Atta Akyea has said.
When news broke about the appointment of Mrs Kakra Duffuor-Nyarko as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of StarLife Assurance Company Limited in January 2019, there were scintillas of joy inside and outside the insurance industry.
The suspension of the Agyapa Royalties transaction, pending a corruption risk assessment by the Office of the Special Prosecutor, will be a confidence booster for the country’s prospects on the international capital market, chairman of Parliament’s Finance Committee, Dr. Mark Assibey-Yeboah, has said.