December 6th, 2019

MTN Ghana to pay over GhC100,000 fine for poor service

Ghana’s telecommunications giant MTN has been slapped with over GhC150,000 fine by the regulator the National Communications Authority (NCA) following some challenges with its network […]
December 6th, 2019

200 commercial drivers receive refresher training

The National Road Safety Authority (NRSA) has organized refresher training for 200 commercial drivers in the Upper East Region on techniques of safe driving, in […]
December 6th, 2019

GIADEC to own 30% shares of bauxite mining companies – CEO

Chief Executive Officer(CEO) of the Ghana Integrated Aluminium Development Corporation (GIADEC), Michael Ansah, has said that the corporation will have a 30 per cent minimum […]
December 6th, 2019

SSNIT to stop paying monthly benefits to pensioners in 2020

The Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) says it will from February 2020 cease payment of monthly benefits to all pensioners who fail to […]
December 5th, 2019

Cargill invests over $113m in Ivory Coast, Ghana cocoa sector

Global commodities trader Cargill says it is investing more than $113 million to expand its cocoa processing facilities in the Ivory Coast and Ghana, creating […]
December 5th, 2019

70% of Cocoa farmers believe COCOBOD does not serve their interest – IMANI Report

A report by policy think tank, IMANI Africa, has suggested that a high percentage of farmers in the country’s cocoa industry believe that government-controlled Ghana […]
December 5th, 2019

3 surprising money lessons to learn today

We all know Ashton Kutcher was a heartthrob in the late ’90s/early 2000s. Like so many others, I had a huge crush on the actor, […]
December 5th, 2019

Committee to promote trade between Ghana, Japan inaugurated

A special committee has been inaugurated to promote trade and investment and enhance the business relationship between Ghana and Japan. The committee is made up […]
December 5th, 2019

Leave LBCs alone – farmers fume at COCOBOD

Some Cocoa farmers have warned Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) to stay away from Licensing Buying Companies across the country following a directive by COCOBOD to […]
December 5th, 2019

Gov’t must commend us for our stance against foreign retailers – GUTA rep

The Greater Accra Regional Secretary of Ghana Union of Traders Association (GUTA), Nana Kwame Poku, has said the Association’s stance against foreign retailers is in […]
December 5th, 2019

Ports and Harbours Authority scraps upfront charges on ‘Red Channel Category’ containers

Meridian Port Services (MPS), the leading terminal operator at the Tema Port, has been directed to cease upfront charges on containers in the “Red Channel […]
December 5th, 2019

Chamber of Mines pushes for streamlined operations of small scale miners

To ensure all stakeholders most importantly the State derive the maximum benefits from gold exports, the Ghana Chamber of Mines is entreating government to initiate […]
December 5th, 2019

GPHA trade mission delegation meets customs of Niger

The delegation proceeded to the Niger Customs where the Director of Customs, recalled a similar delegation in 2017, where disparities in relation to tariffs were […]
December 5th, 2019

GPHA woos Burkina Faso investors

The Trade delegation continued its mission to Burkina Faso where they were first hosted by the Director General of the Burkina Faso Shipping Council. The […]
December 5th, 2019

ADB hesitates in giving us loans – Peasant farmers

Peasant farmers in the country have claimed the Agricultural Development Bank (ADB) hesitates in granting their loan requests once they notice they are farmers. According […]
December 5th, 2019

Digitization encouraged as means to boost transit trade

The National President for Borderless Alliance, Ziad Hamoui, has described Ghana’s strides to improve its port infrastructure, in order to position the country as a […]
December 5th, 2019

ICC Ghana partners West Blue Consulting to launch Incoterm 2020

The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Ghana in collaboration with West Blue Consulting, the technical support providers for Customs, GRA has launched Incoterms 2020 in […]
December 5th, 2019

3rd Ghana Energy Awards honours 11 individuals, 17 companies

The 2019 edition of the Ghana Energy Awards (GEA) has honoured some eleven outstanding personalities and 17 organisations within the country’s energy sector for their […]
December 5th, 2019

Tullow facilitates BOSIET certification for five journalists

Tullow Ghana Limited has sponsored five Ghanaian journalists to secure the Basic Offshore Safety Induction and Emergency Training (BOSIET) certification. BOSIET is a mandatory requirement, […]
December 5th, 2019

GUTA keeps foreigners’ shops closed despite Akufo-Addo’s intervention

Despite calls by President Nana Akufo-Addo to the Ghana Union of Traders Association (GUTA) to stop attacking foreign traders in the country, the Association remains […]
December 5th, 2019

Cabinet approves fit-for-purpose landfill sites for Accra, Kumasi

Cabinet has given approval for the engineering and construction of modern fit-for-purpose landfill sites in Accra and Kumasi, the Minister of Sanitation and Water Resources, […]
December 5th, 2019

Foreign-owned shops still locked despite Akufo-Addo’s plea to GUTA

Hundreds of foreign-owned shops that were locked up by the Ghana Union of Traders Association (GUTA) on Monday at Tip-Toe lane near the Kwame Nkrumah […]
December 5th, 2019

Processes ongoing to settle GRIDCo’s debt – Deputy Energy Minister

A Deputy Minister of Energy, Joseph Cudjoe, says the Ministry of Finance working to ensure that the energy sector debt, particularly that of the Ghana […]
December 5th, 2019

Unilever announces resignation of MD

Unilever Ghana has announced the resignation of its Managing Director, Gladys Amoah, effective November 30. Also, Yaw Nsarkoh, who is a Non-Executive Director has resigned […]
December 5th, 2019

Government begs PFAG over Farmers’ Day celebration

Deputy Minister in charge of the Ministry of Food and Agriculture, Kennedy Osei Nyarko, has called on leadership and members of the Peasant Farmers Association […]
December 4th, 2019

Gov’t pegs premix fuel subsidy for 2019 at Ghc206m despite reports of shortages

The Minister for Energy, John Peter Amewu, says government will continue to subsidize premix fuel to make the product available to fisher folk across the […]
December 4th, 2019
Dr Joseph Obeng, President of GUTA

Be submissive if you want your shops opened – GUTA to Nigerian traders

The Ghana Union of Traders Association (GUTA) has given Nigerian traders a condition if they want their shops reopened. National Organizer of GUTA, Clement Boateng, […]
December 4th, 2019

Allow diplomacy to prevail – President urges trader unions

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has cautioned Ghanaian traders against taking the law into their hands under the guise of enforcing laws governing retail trade. […]
December 4th, 2019

GCB drives market upward

The market began the week with a solid move to the upside on the back of advancement in GCB Bank (+1.03%), closing the benchmark index […]
December 4th, 2019

NYA aids unemployed youth to venture into snail farming

Mr. Sylvester Tetteh, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the National Youth Authority (NYA), has announced plans to give strong support to the young unemployed, […]
December 4th, 2019

Cold stores now overflowing with bumper fish harvest – Government

The Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development, Elizabeth Afoley Quaye, has indicated that Ghana has recorded a bumper harvest of fish this year. Cold stores, […]
December 4th, 2019

Some collapsed SDIs, Savings & Loans firms open for receivership business

The receiver of the collapsed Specialised Deposit-taking Institutions, Eric Nana Nipah has announced that branches of some of the affected companies are opened for receivership […]
December 4th, 2019

Ecom awards 43 franchise holders

Ecom Ghana Ltd, an international agro-business company, has, at a ceremony held in Kumasi, awarded 43 of its franchise holders. The awardees, who were from […]
December 4th, 2019

AfDB launches digital tool to help African youth learn to code

The African Development Bank (AfDB) and technology firm Microsoft have launched the ‘Coding for Employment’ digital training platform, an online tool to provide digital skills […]
December 4th, 2019

Farmers’ Day: ‘There is nothing to celebrate’ – PFAG jabs ahead of ‘big day’

The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) has said it would be ridiculous for its members to observe this year’s Farmers’ Day celebrations when most […]
December 4th, 2019

Refund losses suffered by consumers over data bundle challenges – NCA orders MTN

The National Communications Authority, NCA, has written to Ghana’s largest Mobile Network, MTN; to explain to them the challenges that led to the high data […]