Madagascar Newswire

All from Madagascar



Tarring of Pulima-Jeffisi road in Sissala East begins

Mr Isaac Acquaah, the Site Engineer, Maripoona Ltd, supervising part of the Tumu- Wa highway construction, has indicated that, 70 per cent of the 20-kilometre stretch from Lilixia to Jeffisi has been done.

‘As of now, we are working on the lot, which…


ECG replaces stolen transformer at Bunso Police barrier

The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) Limited has replaced a 100 KVA transformer which was stolen some few weeks ago at the Bunso Police Barrier in the Abuakwa South Municipality of the Eastern Region.

The new transformer, valued at GHS 71,000 would…


Organised Labour calls off strike, workers to resume work on July 16

The Organised Labour has called off its industrial action to demand for the termination of the sale of 60 per cent of Social Security and National Insurance Trust’s (SSNIT) shares in the four hotels.

The Group, after a meeting held on Monday, July 15…


GAWU Calls for quota, supportive policies for local businesses

Mr Edward Kareweh, the General Secretary, General Agricultural Workers Union (GAWU), has called for the implementation of a quota system and supportive policies for local businesses.

‘It has happened in Japan, South Korea, India, South Africa and man…


Ghana on brink of revitalising SME ecosystem – President Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has launched a landmark small-scale and medium enterprise (SME) agenda to boost Ghana’s economic growth and job creation.

Dubbed, the SME Growth and Opportunity Programme, the GHS8.2 billion project provides the …


Ghana to receive $45 million AfDB grant next year

Ghana is set to benefit from a $45 million African Development Bank (AFDB) grant for a Small-Medium Scale (SME) growth and digitalisation project next year.

The grant formed part of the AFDB’s private sector development strategy, which outlines a coh…


See payment of tax as a civic responsibility- Presiding Methodist Bishop

Most Reverend Dr Paul Kwabena Boafo, the Presiding Bishop of Methodist Church Ghana, has called on Ghanaians to see the payment of taxes as a civic responsibility to the nation.

He said the citizens had to be part of the country’s growth by paying th…


Group supports outgrower farmers in Tamale North

The 24 Group Limited, a Tamale- based agro organization, has supported some farmers in the Tamale North Constituency with farm inputs and other services to increase their productivity and reduce poverty in the area.

The pilot programme is taking plac…