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March 12, 2018 9:32 PM AWA renews commitment to safe flights after Kumasi incident

Domestic airline company, Africa World Airlines (AWA), is assuring its customers of their continuous safety on the company’s flights. The assurance comes on the back of an incident it witnessed on one of its aircrafts on a flight to Kumasi on Sunday, March 11, 2018. A statement from AWA and copied to Citi Business News attributed the incident to a bird strike 101

March 12, 2018 3:26 PM ‘Nana Addo more visionary than recent Ghanaian leaders’ – US Ambassador

US Ambassador to Ghana, Robert Jackson, believes the execution of President’s Nana Akufo-Addo vision is more likely to propel Ghana’s growth at a faster rate as compared to the plans of past presidents. In the Ambassador’s view, President Akufo-Addo is “more visionary than some recent Ghanaian leaders.” In the interview, he noted that despite being a long-term 126

February 19, 2018 6:28 PM ‘Driverless scrap train’ crashes into vehicle at Tema [Photos]

A train under rehabilitation, on Monday evening, derailed around the Ghana Ports and Harbors Authority close to the eastern gate of the Fishing Habour area in Tema, after running into a trailer. The collision occurred at the junction of the GHACEM road on Monday evening. An eyewitness, who gave his name as Kwesi Appiah, told Citi News that an onlooker 82

February 19, 2018 1:49 PM Iran plane crash: Search continues for missing Aseman Airlines jet

Search and rescue teams are continuing to search for an Iranian plane that crashed in bad weather on Sunday. Officials told state media that the wreckage had been found, but an aviation spokesman said he could not confirm this. The Aseman Airlines passenger plane came down in the Zagros mountains on Sunday, and all 66 people on board are feared to have been killed 76

January 16, 2018 6:42 AM Ford to boost investment in electric cars by 2022

Ford says it will boost its investment in electric vehicles to $11bn (£8bn) in the next five years, more than doubling a previous commitment. Chairman Bill Ford said the car maker would have 40 hybrid and fully electric vehicles in its range by 2022. It comes as countries around the world put more pressure on car makers to rein in carbon emissions 103

October 31, 2017 1:31 PM Too many police check points on Ghana’s international roads

The Director of Tema Port, Mr. Edward Osei, has bemoaned the very high number of police check points on the Tema/Paga road. He said this on Monday during the official launching of the second borderless road show in Ghana organized by the Ghana Shippers Authority (GSA), and the Borderless Alliance at the forecourt of Black Star Line, Tema. The programme 106

October 24, 2017 11:31 AM Railway Company To Cough GH¢ 24,000...To Move Derailed Train At Tesano

The Ghana Railway Company (GRC) is to cough up GH¢ 24,000.00 to hire the services of a private crane company to move its derailed engine and it is also replace rotten sleepers (pieces of wood supporting rail lines) at another cost otherwise railways operations on the Accra-Tema line would be halted. Currently, the Accra-Nsawam operation is suspended 62

October 18, 2017 1:03 PM Airbnb’s cash injection to boost tourism in Joburg

Tourism in Joburg is set for a massive explosion after US-based Airbnb announced yesterday that it will invest R13.40-million to promote and support community-led tourism projects on the continent yesterday. The announcement was made by Chris Lehane, Airbnb Global Head of Public Policy and Public Affairs, at the Johannesburg City Hall together with Joburg 99

October 12, 2017 1:20 AM Germany Supports Ghana With €100 Million For Renewable Energy Expansion

Germany has committed €100 million euros to Ghana under a Memorandum of Understanding to expand renewable energy in Ghana. The agreement formed part of the G-20 Compact with Africa for sustainable economic development. The partnership is geared towards the production of renewable energy and efficient energy sources complemented with technical education 87

October 4, 2017 3:33 PM ENGINE programme creates thousand plus jobs

Accra, Oct. 4, GNA - Enhancing Growth In New Enterprises’ (ENGINE) Business Plan Competition and Entrepreneurship Development Programme, has over the years created 1, 203 jobs in Ghana. The programme has also supported 421 SMEs with financial and logistical support through the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development (DFID) to develop 48