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Inspection of goods at ports to be coordinated in September

Starting September, 2017 inspection of goods that arrive at both the Tema and Takoradi Ports will be jointly done by the various state agencies. Senior Minister, Yaw Osafo Marfo said the conventional procedure where the various state agencies condu...

Goodbye, maths and English.Hello, teamwork and communication?

File photo. It’s no longer enough to fill your CV with impressive grades. Employers are looking beyond qualifications to figure out what other skills their candidates have. Cognitive skills in topics like maths and English have long been used as to...

Ghana to seek improved terms for IMF bailout program

Ghana is seeking better terms for its debt-support program with the International Monetary Fund as the parties discuss an extension of the agreement beyond an April 2018 deadline, according to a person familiar with the matter. The government will...

BoG challenged to compel banks to reduce lending rates

The Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) is challenging the Bank of Ghana (BoG) to compel banks to reduce their lending rates following the Policy Rate cut. The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) has reduced the key benchmark rate at which the centr...

Gov’t seeks $1bn private capital injection for ECG,others

To end the country’s erratic power distribution and billing system, government says it needs over US$1billion capital, which it seeks to realise from the private sector. The Minister of Energy and Petroleum, Boakye Agyarko, speaking at day-two of t...

Jislah celebrates mothers at Ridge, Lister hospitals

It was a day worth remembering when the staff of JISLAH Financial Services stormed the labour wards of Ridge Hospital and Lister Hospital in Accra to celebrate this years’ Mothers Day with mothers who delivered on the day. Executives of JISLAH led...

Bank of Baroda best place to secure credit – BOG APR

Bank of Baroda emerged as the best place to secure credit according to the latest Average Interest and Annual Percentage Rate APR released by Bank of Ghana (BoG). The report assessed the actual rates changed by some 32 banks, ending the month of Ap...

All Customs Barriers on roads to go in Sept.

The Government has directed the Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA), to remove all barriers on the country’s roads effective September 1, 2017. This forms part of a three-phase policy reform to make Ghana’s ports competitive on th...

Finance Minister sets condition for IMF programme extension

Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta says Ghana’s program with the International Monetary Funds (IMF) would only be extended if the country fails to meet all the targets by end of next year. This is in response to reports that government is currently ne...

aYo introduces insurance services on MTN Mobile Money platform

Micro-insurance solutions provider, aYo has made it possible for MTN subscribers to now enjoy insurance services in their Mobile Money transfers. With its first product to be launched in Ghana christened “Send with Care”, aYo, a joint venture betw...

Mobile money interoperability set for November

Vice-President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has disclosed that government is working to meet its November 2017 timeline for the implementation of mobile money interoperability. The system when rolled out will allow consumers transfer money across the vario...

Ernest Chemists supports Takoradi fire victims

Ernest Chemists Limited, a leading pharmaceutical company, has responded positively to the appeal made to corporate Ghana to support the Sekondi-Takoradi recent gas victims. The company has presented assorted drugs and non-drug items worth thousand...

Tullow Shareholders angry over suspension of dividends payment

Ghanaian shareholders of Tullow Oil plc have registered their dissatisfaction with the company’s decision to withhold payment of dividends to them. The local shareholders at the company’s Shareholders Forum held Wednesday, said they want the oil gi...

UMB inaugurates 2 Business centres in Accra

Building on its long and proud history of developing businesses in Ghana, in October 2016 UMB unveiled the UMB Centre for Businesses in Ashtown, Kumasi. The vision of the UMB Centre for Businessesis to set a new standard in the delivery of SME bank...

Roshi Motman: The woman who got her dream fulfilled in Ghana

Roshi Motman joined Tigo in April 2014, after almost ten years with various companies within the Kinnevik Group, a key investor in Millicom, operator of Tigo Ghana Limited. She was also named second on the Swedish list of 75 young and promising wo...

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