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Several economies such as Cote d'Ivoire, Ethiopia, Senegal, Ghana, are growing robustly with growth of six percent or more. ..... Second, on the question of the contribution of state-owned enterprises, I think what we are seeing in this group of countries that are at high risk of debt distress are already in debt ...
The Ghana CEO Summit would address the most important issues facing the leadership of corporate Ghana. The issues to be discussed are critical to the efforts of the country's private sector - and those of state owned enterprises too - at a time new opportunities are evolving not just out of the accelerating ...

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has announced plans to implement a robust regime to monitor the activities of state-owned enterprises (SOEs) to ensure transparency and effective accountability. He further announced that the government had begun the implementation of a Credit Risk ...
Pru East MP, Dr Kwabena Donkor is alleging that “a number of our state owned enterprises (SOEs) have not had their accounts audited; some as far back as 2014” ... Some of the SOEs in question, Dr Donkor said include the Ghana Cocoa Processing Company, Gihoc Distilleries, the Bulk Oil Storage and ...
China became one of the top five origins of patent applications submitted to European Patent Office (EPO) in 2017 and hit a new high in the number of applications, according to the EPO's press conference on Wednesday in Brussels. The EPO statistics showed that the number of patent applications from ...
Ironically, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo pushed out his Empty Sloganeering And Hot-Air Rhetoric Beyond Aid mantra on the day Ghana was celebrating(?) our 61st ... Did the traitorous UP Tradition not consciously begin to destroy all the State Owned Enterprises that Kwame Nkrumah had built?

A Former Managing Director of Unilever Ghana, Mr Ishmael Yamson, has called for the release of nonperforming StateOwned Enterprises (SOEs) to private sector players to effectively run profitably and pay the needed taxes to the state. “It does not make sense to see these SOEs only accumulate debt ...
Most of the state-owned enterprises are not functioning to their optimum because they have been run down and have lost their shine and thus become a burden on the state. In terms of unemployment, the least said about it the better. About 150,000 graduates pass out annually and just about five per cent of ...
“The issues that you have raised, issues that have to do with corruption, issues of how we can straighten out our state-owned enterprises and how we deal with state capture (influence-peddling) are issues that are on our radar screen,” he said. Ramaphosa was elected unopposed as Zuma's permanent ...
A Parliamentary Committee on Wednesday said it will enforce sanctions on parastatals and other state owned enterprises that were performing poorly. Peter Daka, Chairperson of the Parliamentary Committee on Parastatal Bodies, said the committee had legal powers to recommend sanctions against ...
REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun. Chinese rivals of Alibaba are also beefing up their presence in Thailand and Southeast Asia. In September, China's second-biggest e-commerce firm JD.com Inc said it will form a $500 million joint venture in e-commerce and financial technology with top Thai retailer Central ...
Its construction has been presented by the Ghana Airports Company Limited as its flagship project and this is for good reason. ... Indeed, this has brought GACL recognition as arguably the most outstanding SOE in Ghana since Charles Asare was appointed as CEO in 2014, a position which it has retained ...
Its completion is as much a tribute to continuity after a change of political administration as it is the result of the vision of Ghana Airports Company itself, reports ... Indeed, this has brought GACL recognition as arguably the most outstanding SOE in Ghana since Charles Asare was appointed as CEO in 2014, ...
The Ghana COCOBOD has rejected claims that it has failed to submit its audited accounts for over three years. ... His comments follow claims by the MP for Pru East, Dr Kwabena Donkor that a number of state owned enterprises in the country have not had their accounts and their operations audited since ...
Former Power Minister, Dr Kwabena Donkor has accused the Auditor-General of shirking his responsibilities after it emerged accounts of more than 90 percent of State-Owned Enterprises (SOEs) had not been audited since 2014. The Ranking Member on Parliament's Employment Committee said the ...
A public authority, on the other hand, encompasses a wide range of entities which would traditionally be considered state institutions, including state-owned enterprises and government departments, ministries and agencies. A "partnership arrangement" is the key concept in the definition of a PPP, defined ...
But you also have another factor: China prefers to do a large portion of its investment through state-to-state investment, through State-owned Enterprises (SOEs). ... In Nigeria textile makers are being displaced by Chinese imports, in Ghana its kitchen appliance makers who are suffering. Chinese imports ...

South Africa is now in line with countries such as Mauritius, Ghana and Ethiopia, but would seem uncompetitive on tax relative to Nigeria, which has a VAT rate of 5%, although there are plans to ... The electricity utility makes up the lion's share of the total guarantees, worth R466bn, committed to SOEs.
The Constitution Review Commission, a Presidential Commission of Enquiry, was set up in January 2010, to consult with the people of Ghana on the operation of the 1992 ... He was then the Vice President of Ghana. .... That way there will be continuity in the management of our state owned enterprises.
A Former Managing Director of Unilever Ghana, Mr Ishmael Yamson, has called for the release of nonperforming StateOwned Enterprises (SOEs) to private sector players to effectively run profitably and pay the needed taxes to the state. “It does not make sense to see these SOEs only accumulate debt ...
Most of the state-owned enterprises are not functioning to their optimum because they have been run down and have lost their shine and thus become a burden on the state. In terms of unemployment, the least said about it the better. About 150,000 graduates pass out annually and just about five per cent of ...
Former Minister of Finance, Mr Seth Terkper, says the University of Ghana Teaching Hospital is designed to be a fruit of the 'smart borrowing' approach ... As a result, he advised that the country stops transferring assets to institutions and state-owned enterprises (SoEs)“without they also agree to assume ...
Despite the restructuring of some problem loans relating to state-owned enterprises in 2017, banks continued to face high asset risks, reflecting Ghana's economic slowdown in 2016. High concentration risks will continue to compound banks' asset risks: the commerce and finance, services, and electricity, ...
“Government issued 7 and 10 year cedi denominated bonds and this has helped in improving the liquidity of banks and the balance sheets of State Owned Enterprises in the energy sector. Efficient management will always yield positive results.” He also said his government's fight against illegal mining is ...
Accra, Jan 11, GNA - FAKS Investigative Services has adjudged Mr Haruna Iddrisu, the Member of Parliament (MP) for Tamale South Constituency as the overall best MP for 2017 in the latest performance appraisal research. According to FAKS performance appraisal, Haruna Iddrisu scored 95.7 per cent ...
Accra, Jan. 10, GNA – FAKS Investigative Services has adjudged Dr Matthew Opoku Prempeh, the Minister of Education as the best Minister for 2017 in the latest performance appraisal research. According to FAKS performance appraisal, Dr Opoku Prempeh scored 93.7 per cent, Mr Kwaku Agyeman Manu ...
... and Growth Development Policy Financing operation will specifically support reforms by government to manage better subsidies and arrears particularly by State Owned Enterprises in the Energy sector, which have contributed to weakening Ghana's Fiscal position and have adversely affected growth.
The expected outcomes of the MSCGDPO II include: Stronger institutions for more predictable fiscal outcomes; improved control over the wage bill; Better management of government subsidies and arrears; Enhanced debt management capacity; stronger governance of SOEs; More effective public ...
The Second Macroeconomic Stability for Competitiveness and Growth Development Policy Financing (DPF) operation will specifically support reforms by government to manage better subsidies and arrears particularly by State Owned Enterprises (SOEs) in the energy sector, which have contributed to ...
The MSCGDPO II is expected to ensure stronger institutions for more predictable fiscal outcomes; achieve improved control over the wage bill; ensure better management of government subsidies and arrears; enhance debt management capacity; enable stronger governance of State Owned Enterprises; ...
The Second Macroeconomic Stability for Competitiveness and Growth Development Policy Financing (DPF) operation will specifically support reforms by government to manage better subsidies and arrears particularly by State Owned Enterprises (SOEs) in the energy sector, which have contributed to ...
... the leakage, by whistle-blowers, of an enormous trove of emails, which exposed the methods by which the Guptas had secured dominance with regard to Cabinet appointments (for instance); contracts by state-owned enterprises; strategies for taking over privately-owned companies, etcetera etcetera.
Thus, whilst it characteristically pursued rural electrification programmes, built new schools and health facilities, it notoriously carried out divestiture of many state-owned enterprises among many pro-capitalist or neoliberal policies to the chagrin of some of its ardent fanatics, sympathizers and the watchers ...
According to President Akufo-Addo, although Dr Nkrumah had a great vision for industrializing Ghana, his (Nkrumah's) decision to make most of the ... directly after our independence, Dr. Kwame Nkrumah initiated the establishment of more than 300 state-owned enterprises to operate in all sectors of ...
It is estimated that public institutions, including State Owned Enterprises, spend millions of cedis on printing of diaries and calendars each year. ... It is common practice in Ghana for individuals and businesses to send hampers packed with consumables and non-consumables to friends and people in ...
In its commentary on the 2018 Budget, PwC Ghana said the measures would be necessary to enable government to achieve the revenue target for 2018. ... however, we note that this should not be a substitute for improving the management and governance structure of State Owned Enterprises (“SOEs”).
It was established by the Centre for Democratic Development (CDD) Ghana and UNICEF in collaboration with the Ministry of Local Government and ... and State Owned Enterprises (SOEs), adding that state actors on their part needed reliable information and data to plan and implement interventions to ...
They further mentioned the management of the Ghana Water Company, Buffer Stock and other companies for their aptness. ''Nana Addo has appointed competent and diligent men to manage our state owned enterprises and their competence is yielding positive results and so, we want to sound caution to ...
Today, many of the State-Owned Enterprises (S.O.E.s) of the 1960s remain under the iron grip of central government despite the oft-repeated evidence of the shambolic performance of an overwhelming majority of them. A few were divested, with hardly any evidence of benefits to us, not so much because of ...
Mr Isaac Adabre, the Head of GHS in charge of the Bongo-Soe Sub-District, who disclosed this to the Ghana News Agency, attributed the high turnouts of antenatal services and delivery at health facilities to the sensitization programmes, drama, focus group discussions, advocacy and community durbars ...
The seven-year bond, currently trading on the Ghana Stock ... Africa for public sector/State-Owned Enterprises (SOEs) debt restructuring, and ...
Ghana refused and in 2005 was forced to close down Ghana ... Mutize's solution: "Some state-owned enterprises will need to be privatised.
08, GNA - Some residents of Soe and Yorogo communities located on ... spoke to the Ghana News Agency in Bolgatanga said their lives and ...
... to borrow from the Bank of Ghana, except on an emergency basis. ... reducing the indebtedness of State Owned Enterprises without first ...
Should Ghana shed some ballast to free up money to spend on goods like ... heads of State-owned Enterprises (SOEs) to deliberate how to reform SOEs, ... for specific reforms of the SOE sector, could be a big deal for Ghana.
CAPE TOWN - Audit outcomes of state-owned enterprises continue to show a ... Armscor, Land Bank Life Insurance and three SOE subsidiaries ... NTP Radiosotopes and PetroSA Ghana) had improved to a clean audit status.
Poor credit practices, not energy sector SOEs are the cause of high NPLs In a ... owed to banks by State Owned Enterprises (SOE) especially in the energy .... Because Father Christmas Government of Ghana (GoG) will pay if ...
Ghana has issued an ESLA Bond Prospectus and roadshows are underway for ... Basically, we are engaged in a VRA (and other SOE) debt ... took the ESLA Bill to Parliament to (a) raise funds to pay energy-sector SOEs debt, ...
Does the Government of Ghana (Government) control E.S.L.A Plc (the ... The Energy Sector State-owned enterprises (SOEs) (which include Volta River ..... impact on the Ghanaian economy and the energy-sector SOE.
Ghana has issued an ESLA Bond Prospectus and roadshows are ... ESLA Bill to Parliament to raise funds to pay energy-sector debt owed by SOEs, ... on the levy and more firmly legislating its use to settle specific SOE debt.


 

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