• 9 hours Ghana-IMF Relations: Time for regular health checks of the economy MyJoyOnline -Biz
    Ghana’s programme with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) was concluded on March 20, 2019. It brought to fruition a 4-year Extended Credit Facility (ECF) aimed at helping the country reduce its then large fiscal and current account deficits. ... more
  • 9 hours ExxonMobil, BP withdraw from bidding for Ghana’s oil blocks MyJoyOnline -Biz
    US oil giant, ExxonMobil and British Petroleum (BP) have pulled out from bidding for oil blocks in Ghana, in the ongoing Licensing Bid Round. ... more
  • 10 hours Asky Airlines Boost Technology To Enhance Delivery Services ModernGhana -Biz
    Asky Airlines has launched its app to make enhance service delivery to the flying public. The application which can be found on the Google play store or Apple rsquo;s Appstore allows customers to consult all the options offered by Asky, whether for booking reservations, purchasing tickets, checking flight status, contacting customer service, or checking their status with the ldquo;Asky Club ldquo; loyalty program. According to the Country Manager of the airline, Worlanyo Afad ... more
  • 10 hours GhIPSS Want Direct Debit To Collect Funds ModernGhana -Biz
    Organisations or service providers who take funds from customers regularly have been urged to explore Direct Debit to ensure that they have a more efficient way of collecting payments due them from customers. The Chief Executive of Ghana Interbank Payment and Settlement Systems (GhIPSS), Mr Archie Hesse, who gave the advice, said Direct Debit could help companies reduce the cost in collecting recurring payments from customers. Organisations such as insurance companies, hire-purchase ... more
  • 10 hours Ethiopian Airlines, Ghana End Deal For New Carrier In Accra ModernGhana -Biz
    Ethiopian Airlines and the government of Ghana have signed a strategic partnership agreement to set up a new national carrier in Accra, Ghana. Ethiopian and the Ghanaian government signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) last December. The proposed airline will be a home based airline that would be established by Ethiopian Airlines in collaboration with the government of Ghana and the private sector. The government of Ghana and the private sector will have a minimum of 51 ... more
  • 10 hours GSE confirms the return of confidence on the local bourse MyJoyOnline -Biz
    The Ghana Stock Exchange says there has been a return of some movement on the stock market in the last few weeks. ... more
  • 11 hours Market uncertainty in 2018 had adverse impact on social investments made by banks MyJoyOnline -Biz
    In 2017, over GH¢15million in Community Social Responsibility (CSR) capital was deployed by the banking sector to finance community projects. ... more
  • 11 hours MTN, Vodafone CEOs urges local firms to leverage new trends in technology  MyJoyOnline -Biz
    CEOs of MTN and Vodafone have intensified calls for local companies to leverage new trends in technology at the 3rd Africa Rising Conference by the International Advertising Association (IAA). ... more
  • 11 hours First Atlantic Bank Sets Records Right On Redundancy Exercise ModernGhana -Biz
    The management of First Atlantic Bank in Accra, has formally written to the chief labour officer of the National Labour Commission (NLC) setting the records right after about 100 dismissed staff petitioned the labour authority. According to the Bank, it is committed to fair dealings with all stakeholders including its staff and has approached the matter in a conciliatory manner. Here is the full response from First Atlantic The Chief Labour Officer of Ghana L ... more
  • 12 hours Inlaks Ghana attends Temenos confab in Netherlands MyJoyOnline -Biz
    Information and Technology (IT) experts, including officials from Inlaks Ghana, recently participated at this year’s Temenos Community Forum (TCF) held in The Hague, Netherlands. ... more
  • 12 hours GhIPSS suggests use of Direct Debit to collect funds MyJoyOnline -Biz
    Organisations or service providers who collect funds from customers regularly have been urged to explore Direct Debit to ensure that they have a more efficient way of collecting payments due them from customers. ... more
  • 13 hours Chinese airlines seek Boeing compensation over 737 MAX grounding MyJoyOnline -Biz
    China’s three biggest airlines have asked U.S. planemaker Boeing Co to compensate them for losses caused by the grounding and delayed deliveries of 737 MAX jets, just as regulators gather to discuss design changes for the troubled aircraft. ... more
  • 21 hours Kenya’s market regulator turns to former Chief Justice to unearth the truth over Kenol Kobil’s alleged insider trading after delisting the firm Pulse -Biz
    <ul><li><strong>Capital Markets Authority of Kenya (CMA Kenya) suspended trading of Kenol Kobil shares on the bourse in March.</strong></li><li><strong> CMA Kenya says it has completed the outstanding aspects of the insider trading investigations into the KenolKobil counter. </strong></li><li><strong>CMA says it has constituted an Adhoc Board Committee comprising of 4 CMA board members and 4 independent persons for the sole purpose of hearing and determination of the allegations.</strong></li></ul> <p class="">Kenol Kobil has finally been delisted from Nairobi Securities Exchange leaving Total Kenya as the only oil marketer whose shares are trading at the bourse.</p> <p class="">Capital Markets Authority of Kenya (CMA Kenya) ... more
  • 21 hours Shoe giants urge Trump to end trade war MyJoyOnline -Biz
    Some of the world's biggest footwear firms are urging Donald Trump to end the US trade war with China, warning of a "catastrophic" effect on consumers. ... more
  • 21 hours How Nigeria’s three tiers of government shared $1.71 billion April revenue allocation Pulse -Biz
    <ul><li>Nigeria's revenue increases by N72.26 billion to N616.19 billion in April.</li><li>The Federation Account Allocation Committee allocates the money to three tiers of government.</li><li>Nigeria's 36 states including FCT receive N168.05 billion which is 26.72%% of the total amount.</li><li>NEITI says dwindling crude oil prices affecting government revenue</li></ul> <p class="">Nigeria's three tiers of government shared N616.19 billion ($1.71 billion) from the federation account as revenue allocation for the month of April.</p> <p class="">In a statement issued on Tuesday at the end of the <strong>Federation Account Allocation Committee </strong>(FAAC) meeting at the <strong>Ministry of Finance,</strong> the government said gross statutory revenue for the month ... more
  • 22 hours Why Nigeria’s policy-setting committee retained interest rate at 13.5% Pulse -Biz
    <ul><li>CBN MPC retains key lending rate at 13.5%%.</li><li>CBN governor, Godwin Emefiele says 9 out of the 11 members that attended the meeting agreed to retain the current monetary policy stance.</li><li>CBN MPC believes that maintaining the monetary policy rate at its present level was “essential for better understanding of the momentum of growth before determining any possible modifications.” </li><li>This will help the country to tame inflationary pressures as headline inflation rose to 11.37%% in April 2019.</li></ul> <p class="">The monetary policy committee (MPC) of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has <a href="https://www.pulse.ng/bi/finance/cbn-mpc-has-cut-down-interest-rate-from-14-to-135-and-heres-what-it-means/nz6mt9q" id="777dcaa8-13bb-404a-88f3-4c3239db759e">retained </a>the key lending rate at 13.5% to “better understand the ... more
  • 23 hours Twellium Foundation Gives 40k For Alajo Central Mosque Extension ModernGhana -Biz
    Twellium Foundation has donated Gh cent;40, 000 towards the expansion works of the Alajo Central mosque in Accra. The Alajo central mosque which currently contain 1,700 worshippers is expected to take 3000 when completed. The extension work on the upper part of the mosque is expected to complete before the end of the Muslim fasting and prayer inorder to accommodate the excesses. Chairman of the Pilgrimage Affairs Office of Ghana Sheikh I.C. Quaye and the Municipal Chief Ex ... more
  • 1 day Asky Airlines makes most of technology to deliver enhanced services MyJoyOnline -Biz
    Asky Airlines is making most of technology with the launch of its app to make enhance service delivery to the flying public. ... more
  • 1 day Prepping Tomorrow’s Mothers Now ModernGhana -Biz
    Having the cognizance that adolescence is a vital stage of growth and development when young people are intensely influenced by their peers and the outside world, Mrs. Ora Barclay Keller says her organization, the Girls for Change (GFC), since 2013, has been keeping sleeves above elbow to provide lifesaving skills to teenage mothers and nurturing them to form a self image, manage emotions, build relationships, strengthen social skills, and deal with peer pressure. The Executive Director of GF ... more
  • 1 day ‘Okada’ Business: A Threat Or An Aid ModernGhana -Biz
    The use of motorbikes for commercial purposes popularly known as lsquo;okada rsquo; has become a rising business in most parts of the country. In the Greater Accra region, particularly in Ashaiman, motor riders are mostly seen lined up along the roadside, at taxi and bus stations busily hunting for passengers. Many people patronize this 39;okada 39; business because they consider it as faster, convenient and efficient means of transport. Despite its high charges as compared to taxis and t ... more
  • 1 day First Atlantic Bank writes to Labour Department over redundancy concerns Pulse -Biz
    <p class="">The Management of First Atlantic Bank has written to the Labour Department with respect to the redundancy exercise the bank wants to undertake.</p> <p class="">In the letter, First Atlantic Bank clarified that it is ready to meet all demands to be inquired of the bank by the Labour Department.</p> <p class="">The response comes following claims by John Esiape that the workers who had been laid off have been locked out of office despite not being paid their due and concluding on their exit package with the bank.</p> <p class="">However, First Atlantic Bank insists that some of the affected workers ... more
  • 1 day What African central bankers may decide in the Next 2 weeks MyJoyOnline -Biz
    Central banks in sub-Saharan Africa’s largest economies could start diverging on policy when they make interest-rate calls in the next two weeks after oil prices pushed up inflation. ... more
  • 1 day British Steel on verge of administration MyJoyOnline -Biz
    British Steel is on the verge of administration as it continues to lobby for government backing, sources say. ... more
  • 1 day Photos/Video: Drainage systems at new Terminal 3 to be reconstructed after flood MyJoyOnline -Biz
    The Aviation Minister has blamed Amalgamated Design Consultants, for the recent flooding of the newly constructed Kotoka International Airport Terminal 3. ... more
  • 1 day Collapsed banks in Ghana recovered only $142 million out of $2 billion loans, Bank of Ghana governor reveals Pulse -Biz
    <p class="">The Governor of the Bank of Ghana, Dr Ernest Addison says out of the $2 billion (GHS10.1 billion) worth of loans taken by the receivers of some nine banks which collapsed in the country, only $142 million (GHS731 million) has been received.</p> <p class="">The nine banks were UT Bank, Capital Bank, Sovereign, Unibank, Construction Bank, The Royal Bank, Heritage Bank, Premium Bank and Beige Bank.</p> <p class="">According to him, the receivership process has been painstakingly slow with other loan defaulters and shareholders of the defunct banks engaging in frivolous legal cases to sabotage the process.</p> <p class=""><em>“The process has ... more
  • 1 day  MTN Ghana to build 24 new 2G/3G sites, 39 new 4G/4G+ sites in the Western region   MyJoyOnline -Biz
    The CEO of MTN Ghana, Selorm Adadevor has revealed that MTN will build 24 new 2G/3G sites and 39 new 4G/4G+ sites in the Western Region to ensure high data capacity and speed to meet the ever-increasing bandwidth needs of its cherished customers in the resource-endowed region. ... more
  • 1 day Gov’t has solved problem of basic financial inclusion – Bawumia MyJoyOnline -Biz
    The introduction and adoption of comprehensive Mobile Money Interoperability in Ghana has solved the problem of ensuring basic financial inclusion, Vice President Bawumia has indicated. ... more
  • 1 day Wealthy Kenyans jump at government tax amnesty window and wire back more than $10 billion from offshore accounts but the money has ‘disappeared into... Pulse -Biz
    <ul><li><strong> Kenya Revenue Authority says Sh1 trillion was repatriated by some 16,000 applicants who took advantage of the amnesty window during which they were not required to declare the source of their wealth. </strong></li><li><strong>The amnesty programme, which was announced by Treasury Secretary Henry Rotich in 2016, is set to close next month.</strong></li><li><strong>The colossal amount wired back which is more than one third of Kenya’s annual Budget has, however, not made a visible impact in the economy, raising questions on where the cash has been kept.</strong></li></ul> <p class="">In the past three years, wealthy Kenyans have taken advantage of the government tax ... more
  • 1 day Dangote named among greatest leaders on earth MyJoyOnline -Biz
    Foremost philanthropist and richest man in Africa, Aliko Dangote has been rated 11th of the 50 World’s Greatest leaders for 2019. ... more
  • 1 day Agric Ministry seeking to raise GHc20bn from cash crops CNR -Biz
    The Ministry of Food and Agriculture says it is determined to add to the number of cash crops that provide foreign exchange for the country. Cocoa and timber for decades have been the leading cash cow for the country in terms of foreign earnings but the ministry says it is determined to change the narrative with interventions and flagship programs like the Planting for Export and Development. Dr Owusu Afriyie Akoto, delivering a speech at the official launching of Akuapem Gold Agro Processing Limited Plantation, out-grower program and construction of a factory at Akyem Nkroso in the Eastern Region, said ... more
  • 1 day Huawei takes trade war into uncharted territory MyJoyOnline -Biz
    Huawei is taking the trade war into uncharted territory. The onslaught by President Donald Trump’s administration on one of China’s biggest companies marks a worrying turning point. ... more
  • 1 day ENGIE to operate, maintain one of the largest data centers in West Africa MyJoyOnline -Biz
    ENGIE has been selected for the operation and maintenance of the Orange Services Group's data center in Abidjan, for a five-year contract that will start early June 2019. ... more
  • 1 day Ghana Gas-WAPCO Interconnectivity Phase 2 Almost Done ModernGhana -Biz
    ldquo;They need to check the pressure, understand how the flow is going to be like, detect any possible leakages, technically to make sure that everything is fine before they start pushing the gas, rdquo; the Communications Manager Mr Owusu Bempah has stated. Mr Owusu Bempah disclosed that the company is currently producing about 37million metric cubic feet of gas to the Volta River Authority for the testing and commissioning phase of the pipelines. The success of testing wou ... more
  • 1 day $2.3m-Electrification Project In Eastern Region Takes Off ModernGhana -Biz
    William Owuraku Aidoo, Deputy Minister of Energy in-charge of Power has commissioned a $2.3 million electrification project at New Abirem Constituency in the Eastern Region. The project connected 25 rural communities across the constituency to electricity and is expected to benefit over 2,000 inhabitants of the area. Among the beneficiary communities are; Koti Ye Aboa, Hyoa Ye Mmobo, Etwe NimNyansa, Teimuni, Abohema, Dodoworaso, Bramkrom, Addokrom, Amanfokrom and Domeabra. ... more
  • 1 day Akufo-Addo Assents RTI Act Today ModernGhana -Biz
    President Akufo-Addo will today give his assent to the Right to Information (RTI) Act which was passed by Parliament in March 2019. The Act, is meant to allow citizens more access to information in order to hold government accountable. https://www.youtube.com/embed/R AomLEN z0 The Right to Information is supposed to be a fundamental human right guaranteed by the Constitution and recognised as a right under International Conventions on Human rights. The pas ... more
  • 2 days Nana Addo to assent to RTI Act today CNR -Biz
    President Nana Akufo-Addo will today give his assent to the Right to Information (RTI) Act which was passed by Parliament in March 2019. The Act is meant to allow citizens more access to information in order to hold government accountable. The Right to Information is supposed to be a fundamental human right guaranteed by the Constitution and recognised as a right under International Conventions on Human rights. The passage of the Bill gives substance to Article 21 (1) (f) of the Constitution which states that “All persons shall have the right to information subject to such qualifications and laws ... more
  • 2 days Nana Addo to assent to RTI Act today CNR -Biz
    President Nana Akufo-Addo will today give his assent to the Right to Information (RTI) Act which was passed by Parliament in March 2019. The Act is meant to allow citizens more access to information in order to hold government accountable. The Right to Information is supposed to be a fundamental human right guaranteed by the Constitution and recognised as a right under International Conventions on Human rights. The passage of the Bill gives substance to Article 21 (1) (f) of the Constitution which states that “All persons shall have the right to information subject to such qualifications and laws ... more
  • 2 days Cultivation of 200-acre avocado plantation begins in Abuakwa under 1D1F MyJoyOnline -Biz
    A 200-acre avocado plantation is currently under cultivation in Abuakwa, the first phase of an agro-processing project under 1D1F programme. ... more
  • 2 days Gov’t commissions $2.3m-electrification project in Eastern Region MyJoyOnline -Biz
    Deputy Minister of Energy in-charge of Power, William Owuraku Aidoo, has commissioned a $2.3 million electrification project at New Abirem Constituency in the Eastern Region. ... more
  • 2 days Phase 2 of Ghana Gas-WAPCO interconnectivity nears completion MyJoyOnline -Biz
    The Testing and Commissioning phase of the Ghana Gas-West African Pipeline Company Limited Interconnection Project is almost completed. ... more
  • 2 days Data privacy serious concern for advertisers – IAA World President MyJoyOnline -Biz
    World Chair of International Association of Advertisers laments the possible collapse of the advertising industry should recent regulations on data privacy not revised. ... more
  • 2 days Govt, EU hold forum to boost investments, jobs in Ghana MyJoyOnline -Biz
    The European Union and the government of Ghana partner to hold a forum on “Boosting Investments for Sustainable Jobs in Ghana.”  ... more
  • 2 days Nduom Is Not Above The Law, Probe Him For Our Cash—Gold Coast Customers To Gov’t ModernGhana -Biz
    A group calling itself Aggrieved Customers of Gold Coast Fund Management, is calling on government to assist them retrieve their locked up funds with the Gold Coast Fund Management owned by Dr. Papa Kwesi Nduom, the founder and leader of the Progressive People rsquo;s Party (PPP) and the President of The Group Nduom Conglomerate. Gold Coast is a full-service investment bank which provides individuals and corporate clients with short and long-term investment opportunities, pension ... more
  • 2 days Set up special courts for financial cases – BOG boss CNR -Biz
    The Governor of the Bank of Ghana (BOG), Dr. Ernest Addison has asked the judicial service to establish special courts to deal with the adjudication of financial cases associated with the financial sector reforms undertaken by the Central Bank. According to the governor,  the slow pace at which the judicial service handles financial cases is partly to blame for the high rate of non-performing loans in the country. As of December 2018 non-performing loans stood at 18 percent which is above the international rate of 5 percent. Speaking at the 4th Edition of the Ghana CEO Summit, Dr Ernest Addison ... more
  • 2 days Set up special courts for financial cases – BOG boss CNR -Biz
    The Governor of the Bank of Ghana (BOG), Dr. Ernest Addison has asked the judicial service to establish special courts to deal with the adjudication of financial cases associated with the financial sector reforms undertaken by the Central Bank. According to the governor,  the slow pace at which the judicial service handles financial cases is partly to blame for the high rate of non-performing loans in the country. As of December 2018 non-performing loans stood at 18 percent which is above the international rate of 5 percent. Speaking at the 4th Edition of the Ghana CEO Summit, Dr Ernest Addison ... more
  • 2 days Coca-Cola ends plan to refranchise Africa bottling unit, keeps majority stake MyJoyOnline -Biz
    Coca-Cola Co said on Monday it had dropped plans to refranchise its Africa bottling business, Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA), and would instead keep its majority stake in the unit for the time being. ... more
  • 2 days MTN Ghana is investing $160 million to expand and upgrade its network for customers Pulse -Biz
    <p class="">The number one telecommunication network, MTN Ghana says it is investing a $160 million in the upgrading and expansion of its network as it rolls out G4+.</p> <p class="">The CEO of MTN Ghana, Mr Selorm Adadevoh who made this known to customers pointed out that MTN recognised the importance of network improvement to customers and it is committed to deepen its relationship with the numerous customers it has.</p> <p class="">"Our industry is a fast-moving one, with customer demand constantly changing and requiring providers to be agile with the kind of investment we make and the innovations we introduce".</p> <p ... more
  • 2 days Bill to increase funding for research, development nears parliamentary approval MyJoyOnline -Biz
    The government has hinted that a bill to improve its expenditure on research and development (R&D) to a percentage of GDP nears parliament’s approval. ... more
  • 2 days Gov’t urges CEOs to support SDG Delivery Fund MyJoyOnline -Biz
    President Nana Akufo-Addo has called for stronger action from Corporate Ghana to support the attainment of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals. ... more
  • 2 days High non-performing loans undermine low policy rate – BoG Governor MyJoyOnline -Biz
    Governor of the Bank of Ghana (B0G), Dr Ernest Addison, has admitted efforts to bring down the policy rate, is being undermined by the high rate of non-performing loans. ... more
  • 2 days Report says 2020 election in Ghana will cause cedi depreciation against foreign currencies Pulse -Biz
    <p class="">The Economist Intelligent Unit (EIU) says the cedi will continue to lose value against major trading currencies, especially the US dollar, due to uncertainty over the 2020 general elections and low confidence in the financial sector.</p> <p class="">According to the unit, the cedi will depreciate by at least 4% (using the present interbank forex rate of GH¢5.10) in the course of the year, averaging GH¢5.31 to $1.</p> <p class="">This was captured in the EIU’s country report on Ghana which was released in May this year.</p> <p class="">In a briefing notes, the editor of the EIU report, Nathan Hayes, stated ... more
  • 2 days Bosting Ghana’s domestic tourism sub-sector, the way forward MyJoyOnline -Biz
    Countries that rely mainly on International Travel receipts suffer more from such uncertainties than those with large domestic tourist markets which can bolster the economy until the destination recovers from the shock.  ... more
  • 2 days UK’s development finance institution is planning to sink $66 million to build a 52 MWp solar park in Kenya Pulse -Biz
    <ul><li><strong>The Commonwealth Development Corporation (CDC Group) is planning to invest $66m in the Malindi solar project.</strong></li><li><strong>The project will be led by Malindi Solar Group, a company created ad hoc by Globeleq. </strong></li><li><strong>KPLC has already signed a 20-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with Globeleq.</strong></li></ul> <p class="">United Kingdom’s development finance institution is set to build a solar project worth Sh6.6 billion in Malindi, a coastal town in southeastern Kenya.</p> <p class="">The Commonwealth Development Corporation (CDC Group) is planning to invest $66m in the Malindi solar project. British Prime Minister of Foreign Affairs, Jeremy Hunt revealed the plans during his tour in Kenya.</p> ... more
  • 2 days The Ghanaian government is planning on taxing mobile money Pulse -Biz
    <p class="">The Deputy Minister of Communications George Andah says the Ghanaian government is considering slapping a tax on the fees and commissions mobile money companies earn from individual transactions.</p> <p class="">Mr Andah was speaking at the Ghana Digital Roadmap event held last week. He said that exploring the government is currently exploring revenue opportunities in the mobile money ecosystem. He added that mobile money companies should prepare for possible taxation.</p> <p class="">The taxing of mobile money has been a dicey issue in Ghana for a while now. But Mr Andah’s comment indicates that the government is purposely targeting the income ... more
  • 2 days Customs offers importers big deal MyJoyOnline -Biz
    The Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority is offering an opportunity to importers whose import duties were determined just before the reduction in benchmark values to re-present their documents for revaluation. ... more
  • 3 days Imported Chinese Flexible Plastics Should Be Banned–Plastic Manufacturers ModernGhana -Biz
    The Ghana Plastic Manufacturers Association (GPMA) has called on the government to ban the importation of flexible plastic bags from China into the country. According to the group, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) ensures that GPMA members conform to the production of Oxo-bio additive flexible plastic packaging but alleged that products from China do not conform to the directive. ldquo;The Ministry of Environment, Science, Technology, and Innovation made it mandator ... more
  • 3 days Harvard University to develop strategy to boost African businesses CNR -Biz
    World-renowned center of academic excellence, Harvard University has been encouraged to help African businesses upgrade their operational efficiency by designing special business models that feed such needs. Ghanaian business mogul and top name in sanitation, Dr. Siaw Agyapong who is championing this move, is convinced that in order to succeed in the fast evolving landscape of business in Africa, companies need Staff who possess new knowledge in leadership, management and finance. Dr. Agyapong also noted that it is only by such personnel development that Africa can compete in the globally competitive business space. To this end, Siaw noted that his ... more
  • 3 days Harvard University to develop strategy to boost African businesses CNR -Biz
    World-renowned center of academic excellence, Harvard University has been encouraged to help African businesses upgrade their operational efficiency by designing special business models that feed such needs. Ghanaian business mogul and top name in sanitation, Dr. Siaw Agyapong who is championing this move, is convinced that in order to succeed in the fast evolving landscape of business in Africa, companies need Staff who possess new knowledge in leadership, management and finance. Dr. Agyapong also noted that it is only by such personnel development that Africa can compete in the globally competitive business space. To this end, Siaw noted that his ... more
  • 3 days Uncertainty over 2020 elections to pressure cedi – EIU MyJoyOnline -Biz
    EIU has indicated the cedi will continue to lose value against major trading currencies, especially the US dollar, due to uncertainty over the 2020 general elections. ... more
  • 3 days Vodafone promises ‘solid support’ for Ghana music despite ‘unfortunate’ VGMA brawl MyJoyOnline -Biz
    Title sponsor of the Ghana Music Awards, Vodafone, has said it will continue supporting the music industry despite a scuffle between two rival artistes on Saturday. ... more
  • 3 days Ghana physically secure; now needs to be cyber secure – TripleCyber CEO MyJoyOnline -Biz
    In the midst of terrorism threats and increasing cyber crimes in the country, the government and private companies have been urged to take steps to secure Ghana’s cyberspace. ... more
  • 3 days Arthur Energy Advisors wins Outstanding Energy Consultancy in West Africa MyJoyOnline -Biz
    Arthur Energy Advisors (AEA) has been recognised as the Outstanding Energy Consultancy of the Year at the West Africa Business Excellence Awards ceremony. ... more
  • 3 days 350,000 employed in public sector – Bawumia reveals MyJoyOnline -Biz
    Vice President, Dr Mahamadu Bawumia has said the government was on course and will address the unemployment situation in the country. ... more
  • 3 days Zoomlion boss wants Harvard University to help African businesses MyJoyOnline -Biz
    World renowned centre of academic excellence, Harvard University, is being encouraged to help African businesses upgrade their operational efficiency by designing special business models that feed such needs. ... more
  • 3 days NCA unveils plan to ban all fake phones CNR -Biz
    Mobile devices that enter the country will now be tested for their authenticity before being released onto the market. This follows the completion of a state of the art laboratory by the National Communications Authority (NCA) to test such devices. The NCA, together with other stakeholders in the telecommunications industry, has on a number of occasions lamented the effect of substandard mobile devices have on service delivery. Speaking at the celebration of World Telecoms Day in Accra, Deputy Minister of Communications George Andah said the Ministry will do all it can to maintain high standards within the country’s telecommunication industry. ... more
  • 3 days NCA unveils plan to ban all fake phones CNR -Biz
    Mobile devices that enter the country will now be tested for their authenticity before being released onto the market. This follows the completion of a state of the art laboratory by the National Communications Authority (NCA) to test such devices. The NCA, together with other stakeholders in the telecommunications industry, has on a number of occasions lamented the effect of substandard mobile devices have on service delivery. Speaking at the celebration of World Telecoms Day in Accra, Deputy Minister of Communications George Andah said the Ministry will do all it can to maintain high standards within the country’s telecommunication industry. ... more
  • 3 days GASIP engages farmers to boost productivity CNR -Biz
    Ghana Agricultural Sector Investment Programme (GASIP) has held a validation workshop to formalise business engagement with farmer-based organisations (FBOs), and other agricultural value chain actors, and engage them in partnerships that enhance their productivity. The move was also to facilitate market access for the FBOs and the value chain actors to increase their incomes in a sustainable manner. It was in line with GASIP’s objectives to partner the critical drivers of the country’s agricultural sector such as smallholder farmers, FBOs, and agribusinesses to provide the enabling environment for higher productivity, expanded profitability and sustainable market linkages. A number of FBOs ... more
  • 3 days GASIP engages farmers to boost productivity CNR -Biz
    Ghana Agricultural Sector Investment Programme (GASIP) has held a validation workshop to formalise business engagement with farmer-based organisations (FBOs), and other agricultural value chain actors, and engage them in partnerships that enhance their productivity. The move was also to facilitate market access for the FBOs and the value chain actors to increase their incomes in a sustainable manner. It was in line with GASIP’s objectives to partner the critical drivers of the country’s agricultural sector such as smallholder farmers, FBOs, and agribusinesses to provide the enabling environment for higher productivity, expanded profitability and sustainable market linkages. A number of FBOs ... more
  • 3 days Em Bartels to elevate communication in corporate Ghana with Elocution 101 MyJoyOnline -Biz
    Effective communication is a necessary skill for 21st-century employee. ... more
  • 3 days NCA To Declare War On Counterfeit Mobile Devices ModernGhana -Biz
    The Communications Ministry has tasked the National Communications Authority (NCA) to liaise with mobile network operators and other relevant state agencies to determine the level of risk posed by the influx of counterfeit mobile devices on the market. Mr George Andah, a Deputy Minister of Communications, who gave the directive during his keynote address at a forum in Accra on Friday, to mark this year rsquo;s World Telecommunications and Information Society Day (WTSD), said the presence ... more
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