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  • Africa: Ethiopian Airlines Wins Africa's Best Airline, Again

    June 8, 2017 12:20 PM 5

    Ethiopian Airlines has been named the 'African Airline of the Year' for the second time in a row. The Addis Ababa flag carrier was awarded during 26th Annual Air Finance Africa Conference & Exhibition held in Johannesburg, South Africa. The award--presented by the African Aviation--recognised the airlines' continued rapid growth, increased profitability

  • Mantrac Ghana launches Rent-To-Own service for contractors

    June 8, 2017 6:19 AM 4

    Mantrac Ghana Limited has launched a new rental service dubbed: “Rent-To-Own for contractors to help them use brand new equipment without worrying about outright purchasing. The move forms part of the organisation’s vision to make contractors and its customers more productive in their areas of work by providing them with easy access to the needed tools

  • Ghana Accountancy and Finance awards launched

    June 7, 2017 3:51 PM 6

    Accra, June 7, GNA - Strategic Accountancy Africa has launched its maiden edition of the Ghana Accountancy and Finance Awards 2017 to honour excellence of prospering accountants in the profession. The awards seek to honour the vital work of individuals and businesses in the accounting and finance profession is on the theme: “Excellence in the Accounting

  • Build-up to the Scottish Accountancy & Finance Awards: A look back at last year's winners

    June 7, 2017 3:51 PM 3

    The 2017 Scottish Accountancy and Finance Awards are coming up next week, and in advance of this celebration of the industry's achievements, here's a quick look back at last year's winners. This year's hopefuls for the top title of Large Accountancy Firm of the Year will have to live up to the standards set by Campbell Dallas , which took three accolades

  • Here's A 'Selfie' From ISRO's 'Baahubali' Rocket As It Sped Through Space

    June 7, 2017 8:35 AM 5

    GSLV Mk III took 'selfies" during launch and later, from space. ISRO's mammoth 640-tonne satellite could carry India's astronauts to space one day. New Delhi: Indian space agency ISRO's 'Baahubali rocket' - the mammoth GSLV MK III - has sent back a "selfie" two days after its successful launch. As it cruised in space, the 640-ton rocket, which weighs

  • World Bank Report Cites Corruption For Low Cocoa Production In Ghana

    June 7, 2017 6:40 AM 7

    The absence of transparency in fertilizer distribution and low farm gate prices hampered the effort of cocoa farmers in Ghana to plant more, a World Bank report has revealed. According to the report which is yet-to-be made public, the prices paid farmers for their produce rob them of a good return on their land, labour and capital. It also revealed COCOBOD

  • Galamsey incursion into cocoa farms alarming

    June 6, 2017 10:49 PM 5

    He gave the commendation in Accra in a interaction with media professionals on Tuesday evening. On the cocoa industry, Mr Aidoo, a former Western Regional Minister, said he assumed office at a time things were "too difficult" for the industry hence the extra commitment from him and the management to help address them. He mentioned the steep decline in cocoa

  • Ghana’s 2016 gold output increased by 45%

    June 6, 2017 7:59 AM 7

    Gold output jumped 45 percent in 2016 compared to the previous year as new projects came online and activities expanded across the industry, the Ghana Chamber of Mines said in a report on Friday. Total gold output from Ghana, Africa's second largest producer, was 4.1 million ounces, the highest level in nearly 40 years, up from 2.8 million ounces in 2015, the report

  • How to sign up for the public betas for iOS 11 and MacOS High Sierra

    June 5, 2017 8:32 PM 13

    Here's how and when you can take Apple's new operating systems for a spin. At its annual Worldwide Developer Conference on Monday, Apple announced new versions of its mobile and Mac operating systems, iOS 11 and MacOS High Sierra. As with past WWDC announcements, developer betas will be made available today, with public betas and official releases to follow

  • Ethiopia is the true gateway to African-Israeli relationship

    June 5, 2017 11:02 AM 4

    Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn is in Israel on a four-day official visit. He is expected to touch on diplomacy and economic cooperation as well as meet nationals who live in Israel. The Premier arrived in Tel Aviv on Sunday and the state-affiliated news portal (FANA broadcasting corporate) reports that he has already held talks with the President