The CEO of Strategic Power Solutions (SPS), Ofori Boateng has stated that Solar companies in Ghana are ready and equipped to partner government meet its proposed solar energy goals.
Ghanaian-based SPS is the largest Solar PV Module manufacturers in West Africa.
The CEO’s comments comes on the back of the recent statements by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo at the International Solar Alliance (ISA) Summit over the weekend, that Ghana intends to increase solar energy drastically by 2030.
Ghanaians waiting to receive their passports can now heave a sigh of relief as the Ridge Passport Office has resumed operations.
The facility was closed down last week due to an electrical fault which affected some printers.
Citi News’ sources, however, indicated that the printers are fully functional now.
The Commissioner-General of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA), Mr Emmanuel Kofi Nti, has indicated that the authority’s revenue target of GH¢39.8 billion is achievable.
It raked in GH¢ 32.3 billion last year, registering a shortfall of GH¢1.1 billion.
The figure, however, represented a nominal growth of 22.3 percent over the 2016 collection and was the GRA’s best performance in the past five years.
He was speaking at the opening of the annual management retreat of the GRA in Kumasi.
“Transforming revenue mobilisation strategies: the way forward,” was the theme chosen for the two-day programme.
The Minority side in Parliament has written to the Governor of the Bank of Ghana and the Finance Minister requesting for information on some technical details relating to Capital and UT Banks’ takeover by GCB bank.
GCB bank took over the two banks in 2017 with the permission of the BoG because they were unable to increase the capital requirements needed for their operations.
The Minority in its letter made three demands including being furnished with the purchase and assumption transaction document to update themselves on the issues that warranted the takeover.
National Democratic Congress [NDC] Member of Parliament for the Kumbungu Constituency, Ras Mubarak, and his colleague MPs in the Northern Region, want Defence Minister, Dominic Nitiwul summoned before Parliament to explain why some military personnel allegedly set ablaze some heavy duty equipment belonging to sand winners in his constituency.
A contingent of armed military personnel reportedly set fire to 14 tipper trucks and an excavator used for sand winning in the Dalun River, a tributary of the White Volta in the Kumbungu District of the Northern Region.
The Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE) has suspended the Agricultural Development Bank (adb) following a purported takeover of the bank by uniBank.
A statement from the GSE said the action was taken pursuant to section 7 of the GSE Automated Trading rules.
“With reference to Section 7 of the GSE Automated Trading Rules (ATS), the Managing Director of the Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE), in consultation with the Chairman of the GSE Council has suspended trading in the shares of ADB effective March 7, 2018.”
Over 450 women, last week Thursday, received surprise goodies from Groupe Ideal as the world marked International Women’s Day (IWD).
They received beautiful gift bags and souvenirs to celebrate their social, economic, cultural and political achievements as women.
Celebrated on March 8 the world over, this year’s IWD celebration was under the theme: #PressforProgress.