Category Archives: Business

Stent ‘may help bowel cancer treatment’

Bowel cancer patients may avoid the need for colostomy bags if they are first treated by having an expandable tube inserted at the site of their blockage, cancer doctors have said. The new approach, presented at the world’s biggest cancer conference, showed that the tube, or stent, cut the risk of complications from surgery. Experts said colostomy bags,… Read More »

NLC suit against JUSSAG: NLC officials and lawyers no-show in court

Lawyers and officials of The National Labour Commission (NLC) were not in court for the case where the Commission is seeking an order to compel members of their Judicial Service Staff Association (JUSSAG) to call off their strike. Citi News’ Fred Djabanor reported that only JUSSAG members were present in court today [Tuesday]. The NLC filed a lawsuit seeking… Read More »

SDGs to take centre stage at Impact Africa Summit

Following the appointment of President John Mahama as the Co-Chair of 16 Eminent Advocates by the UN Secretary General Banki-Moon to assist in the campaign to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and his subsequent launch of the SDGs in Ghana, the SDGs would take centre stage at the maiden edition of the Impact Africa Summit: Ghana to… Read More »

Volta Lake accident: Death toll up to 19

The death toll from the boat disaster on Sunday has risen to nineteen after thirteen more bodies were retrieved from the River Volta. The boat, carrying about sixty people and traveling from Nantwekope to Yeji, capsized on the River Volta on Sunday. Initial reports indicated that six children all under three years old, had drowned as their bodies were… Read More »


ENGINE GHANA APPLICATION GUIDE Introduction Welcome to the Enhancing Growth in New Enterprises programme (ENGINE), a national Business Plan Competition and Entrepreneurship Development Programme. ENGINE is a multiyear project implemented by TechnoServe with funding from the UK Government through the Department for International Development (DFID) that seeks to equip Micro and Small Enterprises (MSEs) with the necessary skills… Read More »


ENGINE GHANA FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS What Is A Business Plan Competition? Business plan competitions have been held by various organizations worldwide with great success. TechnoServe has designed and managed nearly 60 business plan competitions in Latin American countries, South Africa, Kenya, Ghana, Côte d’Ivoire, Burkina Faso and Swaziland. The results of past TechnoServe competitions have been overwhelming and… Read More »