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 […]
December 4th, 2019

New 10.9% port tariff in limbo as importers and exporters allege over 200% rise

Freight forwarders at the Tema Port are kicking against the latest increase in tariffs at the Port. According to them, the increase is far above […]
December 4th, 2019

Akufo-Addo reacts to GUTA, Nigerian traders clash

President Nana Akufo-Addo has described as unacceptable the use of force by Ghana Union of Traders Association (GUTA) against foreigners engaged in retail business. He […]
December 4th, 2019

Ghana Hubs Network sets December for its Annual Gathering 2019

The Ghana Hubs Network Gathering annually provides a unique opportunity for tech hubs in the Ghana and other stakeholders in the ecosystem like local innovators […]
December 4th, 2019

Loans for women in fishing ready – Government

The Minister for Fisheries and Aquaculture Development, Elizabeth Afoley Quaye, has revealed that the small-scale loans to be given to women engaged in the fishing […]
December 4th, 2019

National Petroleum Authority outdoors premix retail outlet

The National Petroleum Authority (NPA) in collaboration with the Ghana Oil Company Limited (GOIL) has outdoored a standard premix retail outlet at Winneba in the […]
December 4th, 2019

Expect 100% bonus on bundle purchased from December 1 – MTN CEO

Chief Executive Officer of MTN, Selorm Adadevoh says subscribers who bought data between December 1 and midnight of December 3, should expect a 100% bonus. […]
December 3rd, 2019

BoG sells US$3.7 million in fifth fx forward sale

The Bank of Ghana (BoG) for the first time failed to sell the entire amount that targeted in its Foreign Exchange Forward Sale. The Central […]
December 3rd, 2019

Samira Bawumia launches World Shea Expo

The Second Lady, Mrs Samira Bawumia, has launched the first edition of the World Shea Expo, with an appeal to stakeholders to support a revamp […]
December 3rd, 2019

TUC proposes a Labour Bank to safeguard workers welfare

The Trades Union Congress, Ghana has at a public forum on the 2020 Budget, proposed the establishment of a Labour Bank to support Ghanaian workers […]
December 3rd, 2019

Access Bank Ghana holds Walkathon to fight Fistula

Access Bank Ghana has held a day’s Walkathon across the country in furtherance of its commitment to funding the fight against Fistula in the country. […]
December 3rd, 2019

MTN apologises over challenges with new data bundles

MTN Ghana has stated that it is working to fix problems customers faced with trying to purchase data bundles, hours after the country’s largest mobile […]
December 3rd, 2019

Dangote takes delivery of world’s largest crude distillation equipment

The world’s largest crude distillation column equipment designed for crude oil processing for Dangote Refinery has arrived in Lagos on Sunday, 1 December 2019. The […]
December 3rd, 2019

Trade Ministry woos 1D1F investors with bank facilities

The Trade and Industry Ministry says businesses that are still interested in government’s District One Factory Programme, should not be discouraged in terms of access […]
December 3rd, 2019

New notes not threat to inflation – Economists

The introduction of the new high value denominations does not pose any threat to the country’s inflation rate, two economists have said. Although there have […]
December 3rd, 2019

Government releases GH¢40 million for mortgage financing

Government has released some GH¢40 million to support the efforts by the private sector in bridging the housing deficit in the country. The fund which […]
December 3rd, 2019

Bank of Ghana spent GH¢153 million on printing cedi notes – Report

The central bank’s report gave the breakdown as follows; the total cost of printing was around GH¢146.7 million while an amount of GH¢2 million was […]
December 3rd, 2019

ENI and Ghana sign MoU

Eni, an Italian oil exploration and production company, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Ghana to spur sustainable development initiatives in the agri-business […]
December 2nd, 2019

Business confidence rises; consumer confidence is unchanged

For a third consecutive period this year, the sentiments of Ghana’s business community, as measured by the index derived from the Bank of Ghana’s (BoG) […]
December 2nd, 2019

Mischief about ‘cashless Ghana’

A cashless society is one in which there is a marked reduction in the use of physical currencies for daily transactions. The current efforts at […]
December 2nd, 2019

Social media users lash out at telcos over ridiculous internet data packages

Ghanaians on Twitter have poured outrage over the pricey internet packages rolled out by telecommunication service providers. Latest analysis by A4AI on mobile broadband pricing […]
December 2nd, 2019

BoG fails selling targeted Foreign Exchange Forward Sale

The Bank of Ghana (BoG) for the first time failed to sell the entire amount that targeted in its Foreign Exchange Forward Sale. The Central […]
December 2nd, 2019

Ghana Energy Awards: Full list of winners

The Chief Executive Officer of Ghana Gas, Dr Ben K.D Asante has been recognized as the Energy Personality of the Year at the Ghana Energy […]
December 2nd, 2019

PFAG calls on government to adopt proactive measures for the rice sector

The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG), has recommended a complete ban on the importation of rice into the country to secure the local rice […]
December 2nd, 2019

Sam Jonah pushes for local content participation in mining sector

Mining Expert and Former Chief Executive of AngloGold Ashanti, Sir Sam Jonah, is pressing the government on the need to improve local content participation in […]
December 2nd, 2019

TOR secures deal to refine 11m barrels of crude

The Tema Oil Refinery (TOR) has secured a deal to refine crude oil for a local oil trading company and its international partner, after years […]