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Mining offers hope amid virus pain

The mining sector remains resilient despite the economic threat of the coronavirus pandemic in Ghana, Dr. Toni Aubynn, president of the Africa Institute of Extractives Industry (AIEI), a think-tank said.

Ghanaians occupy 86% of upstream petroleum jobs

More roles in the country’s developing oil and gas industry are increasingly opening up for Ghanaian employees as they emerge as the dominant workforce driving the multibillion-dollar industry.

GCNet shuts down Monday, June 1

There is a letter from the government instructing the two trade facilitation vendors at the country’s ports, GCNet and WestBlue, to wind down their operations by May 31, 2020.

We cannot defer plans on AfCFTA - Ayorkor Botchwey urges African leaders

The Minister for Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, has underscored the need for Ghana and other African countries to work towards the operationalisation of the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) despite the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Africa’s hour of need

It is too soon to tell how heavy the human and health toll from COVID-19 will be in Sub-Saharan Africa. But the pandemic’s terrible economic impact on the region is already clear.

Move to improve legal framework for borrowing and lending

Parliament is set to deliberate on a new law to replace the Borrowers and Lenders Act it passed 12 years ago, which has been described by the government and central bank as insufficient to transform the financial sector’s credit administration regime.