November 20th, 2019

Atwima Kwanwoma Rural Bank posts good results

Atwima Kwanwoma Rural Bank Limited in the Ashanti Region has posted growth in almost all the financial indicators in the 2018 year under review. The […]
November 20th, 2019

Downgrade NIB universal license – Ricketts-Hagan

Kweku Ricketts-Hagan, the former deputy Minister of Finance in the Mahama administration and the Member of Parliament for Cape Coast South Constituency, has asked the […]
November 20th, 2019

Boeing, Ghana sign MoU for three 787-9 Dreamliner jets for national carrier

Boeing and the Republic of Ghana announced today that the country intends to re-launch an airline starting with the 787-9 Dreamliner. The parties signed a […]
November 20th, 2019

Closure of foreign retail shops not a retaliatory measure – GUTA

The Ghana Union Traders Association (GUTA) says the one-week ultimatum it has given government to evict foreign nationals engaged in retail trade is not a […]
November 20th, 2019

Robust collection needed to achieve 2020 revenue targets – IFS

The Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS), says the Finance Minister would have to do more to achieve what it describes as an ambitious revenue target […]
November 20th, 2019

Ghana signs deal to buy aeroplanes for relaunch of international airline

Ghana has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with The Boeing Company and De Havilland Aircraft of Canada for the purchase of aeroplanes as part […]
November 20th, 2019

Gov’t to ensure more tax compliance, domestic revenue in 2020

Deputy Finance and Economic Planning Minister, Kwaku Kwarteng, on Monday, underlined the Government’s determination to tighten tax compliance to generate more revenue to finance development […]
November 20th, 2019

Youth in Export Programme launched in Koforidua

The Ghana Export Promotion Authority (GEPA) in collaboration with the Youth Employment Agency (YEA) has launched a Youth in Export Programme (YIEP) to encourage the […]
November 20th, 2019

Government must set realistic revenue targets – PwC

A Partner at PwC Ghana, Mr. Abeku Gyan-Quansah, has advised the government to set realistic revenue targets in order to avoid the missed revenue targets. […]
November 20th, 2019

GACL staff ensure aircraft safety from foreign objects

The Ghana Airports Company Limited (GACL) last Friday organised a Foreign Object Debris walk (FOD) as parts of efforts to ensure safety at the country’s […]
November 20th, 2019

Economy will grow beyond 2020 – Danquah Institute projects

The economy will continue to grow, especially in the long term, due to the sustainable and inclusive policy stances of the government, an analysis of […]
November 20th, 2019

Review benchmark values, tax informal sector or forget meeting revenue target – PwC tells govt

If the government intends to meet its targetted tax revenues, it must – as a matter of urgency – review the benchmark values, pass the […]
November 20th, 2019

Ofori-Atta hints of special court to deal with challenges with tax collections

The Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta says government is working to set up special courts to deal with some of the legal challenges encountered in […]
November 20th, 2019

Challenges with validation process resolved – SEC apologizes to customers

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has attributed its inability to attend to customers of some defunct fund management companies in parts of the country […]
November 20th, 2019

SEC apologizes to customers over validation challenges, confirms issue has been resolved

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has apologized to customers of some defunct fund management companies over issues regarding their inability to do their validation […]
November 19th, 2019

Ghana signs deal to buy six aircraft for new national airline

Government on Tuesday signed a deal with De Havilland Aircraft of Canada at the on-going Dubai Air Show to buy six Dash8-400 aircraft to start […]
November 19th, 2019

Hoteliers unhappy 2020 Budget didn’t rate performance of Year of Return

The Hoteliers Association of Ghana is unhappy that the 2020 budget failed to rate the general performance of the Year of Return. “…The Year of […]
November 19th, 2019

Barclays engages SME customers after trade trips to Dubai, China, Turkey

Barclays Bank Ghana, part of the Absa Group, has organised a welcome session for its SME clients who recently embarked on trade visits to China, […]
November 19th, 2019

Korea supports Ghana Beyond Aid agenda

The Korea Ambassador to Ghana, Mr Kim Sungsoo, has said that the government of Korea is assisting Ghana to develop policies that will help it […]
November 19th, 2019

2020 budget not sufficiently ambitious – IEA

The Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA), has described the 2020 Budget of the Government of Ghana as being cautious but not sufficiently ambitious. According to […]
November 19th, 2019

AirtelTigo names Murthy Chaganti as new Chief Executive Officer

Telecom operator AirtelTigo has appointed Murthy Chaganti as the new Chief Executive Officer of the company. Mr. Chaganti was the Chief Operating Officer of the […]
November 19th, 2019

Our fight against foreign retailers continues unabated – GUTA

The Ghana Union of Traders’ Association (GUTA) says it won’t back down on its plans to embark on a nationwide exercise to close down foreign-owned […]
November 19th, 2019

Nigeria, Benin and Niger form patrol team to facilitate reopening of borders

Nigeria, Benin and Niger have agreed to form a joint border patrol team comprising officials from the police, customs, immigration, navy and other state security […]
November 19th, 2019

Deposit Protection Scheme will restore confidence in financial sector—Dr. Bawumia

The Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, is optimistic the setting up of the Ghana Deposit Protection Scheme will enhance confidence in the financial sector. He […]
November 19th, 2019

Steel workers demand shutdown of Rider Steel and United Steel over air pollution

Some steel factory workers within the Free Zone enclave in Tema are asking the Environmental Protection Agency, EPA, to shut down two other steel companies, […]
November 19th, 2019

Government to roll out Rural Telephony Initiative for communities by 2020

Communications Minister, Ursula Owusu-Ekuful has announced that government is in the process of rolling out the Rural Telephony Initiative to extend voice and data services […]
November 19th, 2019

Guinness Ghana declares dividend to shareholders at 47th AGM

The leading total beverage manufacturing company in Ghana, Guinness Ghana Breweries PLC, has declared dividend to its shareholders, after the company’s 47th Annual General Meeting […]
November 19th, 2019

US$ 25m to be injected onto FX market

The Bank of Ghana over the coming weeks will issue onto the forex market a total of US$ 25 million, following a successful FX forward […]
November 19th, 2019

Ghana to end rice importation in next five years – AGRA

Ghana could stop rice importation in the next five years, according to Odiasempa Antwi Obugyei II, a rice seedling producer for the Alliance for a […]
November 19th, 2019

Review benchmark values, tax informal sector – PwC

If government intends to meet its targetted tax revenues, it must – as a matter of urgency – review the benchmark values, pass the tax […]
November 19th, 2019

Government agrees to increase ports tariffs

Importers and Exporters will soon begin paying the proposed 10.9 percent increase in port tariffs to enable the developer the Meridian Port Services (MPS) to […]
November 19th, 2019

Three auto firms to unveil locally assembled cars in 2020

The three automobile companies that have signed agreements with the government to establish vehicle assembly plants in the country say they are on track to […]
November 19th, 2019

Rice farmers in UE appeals for markets and storage facilities

Rice farmers at Fumbisi in the Bulisa South District of the Upper East Region are appealing to the government to provide markets and storage facilities […]
November 18th, 2019

78 companies vie for NiBS Ghana Innovation Awards

About 78 companies and individuals out of 127 have been shortlisted for the maiden edition of the NiBS Ghana Innovation Awards dubbed the Ultimate Industry […]
November 18th, 2019

Ghana’s Deposit Insurance scheme long overdue – BoG

Governor of the Bank of Ghana, Dr Ernest Addison has said the absence of a deposit insurance scheme in the midst of bank failures could […]
November 18th, 2019

GUTA gives government final warning to enforce laws on retail trade

The Ghana Union of Traders Association (GUTA) has given the government a week to start enforcing laws that bar foreigners from retail trade “to the […]