• 13 hours Translate macroeconomic gains into improved living conditions – TUC to gov’t ModernGhana -Biz
    The Trades Union Congress Ghana (TUC) has urged government to use the impending mid-year budget review to announce policies that would effectively translate the gains in macroeconomic management into real and visible improvements in the living conditions of Ghanaians. In a statement after its annual General Council Meeting, the TUC said the apparent good sets of macroeconomic statistics were not adequately and visibly reflecting in the lives of the majority of Ghanaians. The TUC said whils ... more
  • 13 hours Cashew sector to fetch Ghana $2.5bn – Deputy Minister ModernGhana -Biz
    The cashew industry is expected to fetch the nation US$ 2.5 billion in the next five years, Mr Augustine Collins Ntim, a Deputy Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, has said. He said the government has devoted GH? 1 billion towards the establishment of the Tree Crop Development Authority that would regulate the cashew industry and revamp that sector to contribute significantly to the country's Gross Domestic Product (GDP). Mr Ntim, who is responsible for Rural Economic Devel ... more
  • 16 hours Ghana finds no cocoa buyers in first offer since $400 premium MyJoyOnline -Biz
    The world’s second-largest cocoa producer offered to sell beans for the first time since introducing a surcharge, and found no buyers, according to people familiar with the matter. ... more
  • 2 days Ghana Finds No Cocoa Buyers In First Offer Since $400 Premium ModernGhana -Biz
    The world 39;s second-largest cocoa producer offered to sell beans for the first time since introducing a surcharge, and found no buyers, according to people familiar with the matter. Ghana 39;s Cocoa Marketing Company, responsible for selling the nation 39;s cocoa, offered beans for 2020-21 to traders on Wednesday, said the people, who asked not to be identified because the information is private. No deals were concluded as the prices were too high, they said. The West Africa ... more
  • 2 days Mid-Year Budget Review Pushed To July 29 ModernGhana -Biz
    The scheduled presentation of the Mid-Year Fiscal Policy review has been postponed to July 29 this year. The postponement was announced by Deputy Majority Leader, Adwoa Safo during the presentation of the business statement in Parliament for next week. The review was first set to come off on July 17, 2019. The Minority Leader, Haruna Iddrisu welcomed the postponement indicating it will be of immense benefit to Minority MPs working towards the upcoming primaries for the National D ... more
  • 2 days Public Debt Ballooned To GH¢ 200bn ModernGhana -Biz
    Ghana rsquo;s public debt stock has ballooned to GH cent; 200 billion. This was made known by the Governor of the Bank of Ghana (BoG), Dr. Ernest Addison, on Friday July 19, 2019, during a press conference in Accra. He was addressing the media on the happenings of the Central Bank rsquo;s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC rsquo;s) 89th regular meeting which started on Wednesday, July 17, 2019 and ended on Friday, July 19, 2019. http://cdn.modernghana.com/images/content/719201 ... more
  • 2 days Ghana, Cote d’Ivoire Lift Ban On Cocoa Sales ModernGhana -Biz
    Ghana and Cote D 39;Ivoire have both lifted the suspension of cocoa sales for the 2020/2021 season, effective July 16. The decision was contained in a joint communiqu eacute; issued and signed by Mr. Joseph Boahen Aidoo, the Chief Executive of the Ghana Cocoa Board, and the Chief of Cote d 39;Ivoire 39;s Coffee and Cocoa Council, Yves Kone-Brahima. The two countries, at a two-day meeting in Accra in July, announced the suspension to push their demand for a floor price of US$2,600, ... more
  • 2 days UBA Launches Marketplace For Entrepreneurs ModernGhana -Biz
    As part of the Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Forum, entrepreneurs from Ghana and other African countries have been offered a marketing platform to exhibit their products. Known as the UBA Marketplace, the foundation hopes to connect over one thousand businesses on the continent to boost intra African trade. To this end, UBA Ghana is supporting Ghanaian businesses to take advantage of the initiative which is happening from 26th July in Abuja Nigeria. Head of Corporate C ... more
  • 2 days Ghana, Cote d’Ivoire resume sale of cocoa beans MyJoyOnline -Biz
    Forward sale of 2020/21 cocoa beans from Ghana and Côte d'Ivoire has resumed. ... more
  • 2 days Bill Gates is now the third richest man on earth after losing $838 million from his fortune Pulse -Biz
    <p class="">Bill Gates has lost more than $800 million from his fortune to become the third richest man of earth.</p> <p class="">Gates, once the world's richest man and recently second richest man, dropped to $107 billion as of July 18, 2019, according to Bloomberg's Billionaire Index seen by Business Insider SSA.</p> <p class="">He is now the third richest man coming right behind <strong>Jeff Bezos </strong>and <strong>Bernard Arnault</strong>, the chairman and CEO of LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SE, known as LVMH, the world's largest maker of luxury goods</p> <figure class="image" align="center"> <img src="http://ocdn.eu/images/pulscms/NDI7MDA_/f8b7b4db-5423-44b6-9479-f42db222e79d.png" alt="Bernard Arnault, the chairman and CEO of ... more
  • 2 days Bank of Ghana maintains its policy rate at 16% Pulse -Biz
    <p class="">Bank of Ghana’s Monetary Policy Committee has maintained its key lending rate unchanged at 16 percent.</p> <p class="">This according to the central bank is because some marginal threats remain and the outlook for the economy was quite favourable.</p> <p class="">The Governor of the Bank of Ghana, Dr Ernest Addison made the revelation while speaking to the media at a news conference on Friday, July 19, 2019.</p> <p class="">He said that he expects the finance minister to use the Mid-year review to deal with some challenges with revenue.</p> <p class=""><strong>Here’s the full statement of Dr Ernest Addison</strong></p> <p class="">1. Good ... more
  • 2 days A Ghanaian tax expert wants the government to formulate new tax compliance rules for increased revenue Pulse -Biz
    <p class="">A tax expert and Senior Associate at Ali-Nakyea &amp; Associates, William Kofi Owusu Demitia, has called on the government to develop new compliance rules for its tax regime.</p> <p class="">Speaking on Accra-based Joy FM, he argued that this move will help the government raise the needed revenue to undertake its development projects.</p> <p class="">His call comes at a time when the government is struggling to meet its revenue targets most of which is derived from taxes and levies.</p> <p class="">“The facts tell us that the government has not met its revenue targets for the first quarter. We don’t have ... more
  • 2 days BoG Maintains Policy Rate At 16% Again ModernGhana -Biz
    Bank of Ghana rsquo;s Monetary Policy Committee has maintained its key lending rate unchanged at 16 percent. Speaking to the media at a news conference Friday, Governor of the Bank Of Ghana, Dr. Enerst Adisson said this was due to the fact that some marginal threats still remain and the outlook for the economy was quite favorable, hence the decision to hold the rate. He added that he expects the finance minister to use the Mid-year review to deal with some challenges with reve ... more
  • 2 days Ghana stocks head for the lowest in 21 months as banking concerns linger Pulse -Biz
    <p class="">Ghana stocks headed for the lowest in 21 months in the country.</p> <p class="">This is due to investors selling shares to free up cash as they battle the fallout from banking reforms in the West African nation.</p> <p class="">The Ghana Stock Exchange Composite Index retreated 1.5% as of 12:09 p.m. in Accra Wednesday, heading for the lowest close since October 2017.</p> <p class="">The Bank of Ghana (BoG) started a sector clean-up and recapitalization exercise in 2017. This exercise which saw 9 banks closed down led to several mergers, cutting the number of lenders to 24 from 34.</p> <p class="">Six ... more
  • 2 days UBA unveils marketing platform for entrepreneurs MyJoyOnline -Biz
    As part of the Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Forum, entrepreneurs from Ghana and other African countries have been offered a marketing platform to exhibit their products for the benefit of the continent. ... more
  • 2 days BoG keeps policy rate at 16% MyJoyOnline -Biz
    The Monetary Policy committee has kept its key lending rate unchanged. The Bank kept it at 16 percent. ... more
  • 2 days Nigeria’s foreign reserves gained $2 billion to peak above $45 billion in the half of 2019 Pulse -Biz
    <p class="">Nigeria's foreign reserves increased by $2 billion, reaching $45.07 billion in the first half of 2019, analysis of the CBN data by Business Insider SSA showed.</p> <p class="">The country’s reserves stood at $43.08 billion on the first of January and increased to $44.42 billion at the end of Q1 in 2019.</p> <p class="">Although Nigeria’s foreign reserves have experienced an uptick in recent weeks, it is yet to reach the<a href="https://www.pulse.ng/bi/strategy/strategy-nigeria-now-has-the-largest-foreign-reserve-in-africa/tcqsljq" id="cdedf83b-4430-441d-9b39-1f703f77f05b" data-link-role-code="none"> highest record of $47.80 billion</a> posted on May 7, 2018, beating South Africa and other African economies.</p> <p class="">On July 17, 2019, CBN record also showed that ... more
  • 2 days Ghana pumps $150m into banks as bond-sale plan flops Pulse -Biz
    <p class="">Ghana has injected GHC800 million ($150 million) into a special purpose vehicle created to bail out banks that don’t have enough capital.</p> <p class="">Bloomberg said four people with knowledge of the matter told them the Ghana Amalgamated Trust (GAT) will be receiving the funds from the Finance Ministry after dropping a plan to raise the money through a bond sale.</p> <p class="">The people who asked to remain anonymous explained that the GHC2 billion debt issuance was abandoned after a court case challenging the legality of it soured investment appetite for the securities, they said.</p> <p class="">The GAT was formed ... more
  • 3 days Electric car models to triple in Europe by 2021 MyJoyOnline -Biz
    The number of electric car models available to consumers in Europe is expected to triple by 2021, says a European environmental lobby group. ... more
  • 3 days Ghana’s debt stock hits over $37 billion by May 2019 Pulse -Biz
    <p class="">The Bank of Ghana has revealed that the country’s total debt stock has hit $ 37,174,000,000 (GHC 200 billion) by May 2019.</p> <p class="">This is according to data released by the Bank of Ghana.</p> <p class="">According to the data, the debt stock increased by GHC2 billion in three months from March to May.</p> <p class="">The external component of the debt is pegged at $20.5 billion while the domestic component is at GHC94 billion.</p> <p class="">The figures were contained in the Summary of Economic and Financial Data.</p> <p class="">Banking Sector</p> <p class="">Meanwhile, in the Banking sector, the total assets of ... more
  • 3 days Bank of Ghana data shows that Ghana’s debt stock hit GH¢200 billion in May 2019 Pulse -Biz
    <p class="">The Bank of Ghana says the country’s total debt stock has now hit GH¢200 billion as at the end of May 2019.</p> <p class="">This was contained in the central bank’s summary of financial and economic data that reviewed the health of the economy.</p> <p class="">According to the data, the new debt stock figure means that since May 2018 the total debt stock has gone up by some GH¢45.9 billion.</p> <p class="">The total debt stock has gone up by some GHS2 billion, since the last time that the data was released in March. The GH¢200 billion debt now represents about ... more
  • 3 days Boeing to take $4.9bn hit in second quarter on 737 Max grounding MyJoyOnline -Biz
    Boeing on Thursday said it will take a $4.9 billion charge in the second quarter due to the worldwide grounding of its 737 Max planes after two fatal crashes that killed 346 people. ... more
  • 3 days Ghana’s total debt stock hits GHS200 billion MyJoyOnline -Biz
    The country’s total debt stock has now hit GHS200 billion as at the end of May 2019. ... more
  • 3 days Gov’t urged to formulate new tax compliance rules for increased revenue MyJoyOnline -Biz
    A tax expert and Senior Associate at Ali-Nakyea & Associates, William Kofi Owusu Demitia, has urged the government to come up with new compliance rules for its tax regime. ... more
  • 3 days Vodafone talks private sector relevance in SDGs at UN Forum MyJoyOnline -Biz
    Mr Gayheart Mensah, External Affairs Director of Vodafone Ghana, has said that private sector players have immense potential to accelerate the attainment of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Ghana if they put their minds and efforts behind it. ... more
  • 3 days International Naval Forces Leaders Speaking At IMDEC In Accra 24-25 July: Discover The Topics & Speakers ModernGhana -Biz
    Piracy, illegal fishing, and armed robberies are some of the major issues threatening the Gulf of Guinea region are among the topics to be discussed at the International Maritime Defence Exhibition Conference (IMDEC), taking place on 24-25 July 2019 in Accra, Ghana. These threats not only disrupt regional stability but also hinder economic development. Therefore, it is essential that international and intergovernmental players continue to build upon joint capabilities to alter this progression ... more
  • 3 days Nelson Mandela Day: Barclays, ALU scholars pay courtesy call on SA High Commissioner MyJoyOnline -Biz
    Senior Management of Barclays Bank Ghana and selected Ghanaian scholars at the African Leadership University (ALU) have paid a courtesy call on the South African Deputy High Commissioner to Ghana, His Excellency Thapelo Madumane to mark this year’s Nelson Mandela Day. ... more
  • 3 days Insurance industry could wield more money than banks – Rev Okosun MyJoyOnline -Biz
    In the coming years, the insurance industry’s contribution to GDP could overtake that of the banking sector as the leading financial services sector. ... more
  • 3 days Engage NIC to avoid casualties – CIIG MyJoyOnline -Biz
    President of the Chartered Insurance Institute of Ghana (CIIG), has asked local and small insurance firms to begin a formal engagement with the National Insurance Commission (NIC) on ways to meet the new minimum capital requirement. ... more
  • 3 days Kingdom Exim Ghana, CEO awarded at Ghana Shippers Award 2019 MyJoyOnline -Biz
    Kingdom Exim Ghana and its CEO, James Gnanaraj Rajamani received the Exporter of the Year and Excellence in Business awards respectively at the Ghana Shippers Award 2019 in Accra. ... more
  • 3 days Enforce laws barring foreigners from retail trade – Majority Leader to agencies MyJoyOnline -Biz
    The Majority Leader has backed law enforcement agencies to go all out and enforce the country’s law barring foreigners from engaging in retail trade. ... more
  • 3 days GTBank, Ria partner Zeepay to launch Ria2Mobile money transfer service MyJoyOnline -Biz
    Guarantee Trust Bank (Ghana) Limited (GTBank) and Ria Money Transfer (Ria) have teamed up with Zeepay, to enable Ria customers worldwide to send money directly into beneficiaries’ mobile money wallets across Ghana. ... more
  • 3 days AirtelTigo mentors 40 young aspiring entrepreneurs MyJoyOnline -Biz
    AirtelTigo hosted 40 young aspiring entrepreneurs from Junior Achievement Ghana to give them practical experience on how technology can help them to contribute positively to their communities. ... more
  • 3 days Alliance Motors launches 2019 Range Rover Evoque MyJoyOnline -Biz
    Alliance Motors, the authorised distributor of Jaguar and Land Rover vehicles in Ghana, has launched its latest model, the 2019/20 Range Rover Evoque in the capital city of Accra. ... more
  • 3 days Mid-year review, Supplementary Budget to be presented July 22 MyJoyOnline -Biz
    Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta has revised the date that he is expected to present the Mid –Year Review and the supplementary budget to parliament.  ... more
  • 3 days Ghana, Ivory Coast lift ban on cocoa sales MyJoyOnline -Biz
    ​​​​​​​Ghana and Cote D’Ivoire have lifted the suspension of cocoa sales for the 2020/2021 season, effective July 16. ... more
  • 3 days GIFEC, GSMA, Vodafone to connect rural communities to internet MyJoyOnline -Biz
    The GSMA Association has entered into a partnership with the Ghana Investment Fund for Electronic Communications and Vodafone Ghana to deploy mobile internet solutions in unconnected rural communities. ... more
  • 3 days Take Pension Serious – NBC Ghana Trust boss charges Ghanaians MyJoyOnline -Biz
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  • 3 days ABL ends Retailer Development Program MyJoyOnline -Biz
    Accra Brewery Limited has ended its annual Retailer Development Program focused on improving the business skills and livelihoods of its retailers. ... more
  • 3 days Aker Energy’s IPO may be in late 2019 or 2020 – CEO MyJoyOnline -Biz
    Norwegian investment firm Aker could launch its planned initial public offering (IPO) of Aker Energy in late 2019 or in 2020, depending on when Ghana approves the development plan of its Pecan oilfield, the CEO said. ... more
  • 4 days StarLife CEO named among Female Trailblazers in African insurance industry MyJoyOnline -Biz
    The Chief Executive Officer of StarLife Assurance, Kakra Duffuor-Nyarko has been named as one of the Female Trailblazers in the African Insurance Industry at the 46th African Insurance Organization Conference in South Africa. ... more
  • 4 days SSNIT Benefit Division Better Services ModernGhana -Biz
    The Deputy Director-General of the Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) in charge of Operations and Benefits, Laurette Korkor Otchere, has disclosed that processing time of old age pension by members and clients of the Trust, has been reduced from 22 days in 2018 to 17 days in 2019. Mrs Otchere made this revelation when she led a three- member management team to interact with staff on a tour of the Tamale Area of the Trust which comprises Yendi, Tamale, Gambaga, Bolgatang ... more
  • 4 days Gov’t To Introduce Financing Scheme For Made In Ghana Cars ModernGhana -Biz
    Government is working with authorised automobile dealers and distributors as well as leading financial institutions to introduce a comprehensive financing scheme to enable Ghanaians buy lsquo;Made in Ghana rsquo; vehicles. Also, the government has entered into discussions and negotiations with global automobile manufacturers, including Toyota Ghana Limited to establish vehicle assembling plants as part of the country rsquo;s industrial transformation agenda. The vehicle assembling a ... more
  • 4 days Oil Blocks: PIAC Rubbishes ‘Poor Data Quality’ Excuse For Direct Negotiation ModernGhana -Biz
    Chairman of the Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC) Dr Steve Manteaw, has rejected claims by some oil and gas companies that the poor data quality on oil blocks is compelling them to go for direct negotiation rather than competitive bidding. He said that claim cannot be a good justification because the principles of going into a direct negotiation are different from competitive bidding. Dr Manteaw made the comments on the sidelines of the launch of the civil society s ... more
  • 4 days Bawumia Leads Trade, Investment Delegation To Canada ModernGhana -Biz
    Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia is leading a government delegation on a trade and investment mission in Canada. The mission in Vancouver on Saturday is organised by the Ghana High Commission in collaboration with the Canada Africa Strategic Investment Group Inc. Dr Bawumia will also deliver a lecture at the Simon Fraser University, British Columbia, and interact with the Ghanaian community in Vancouver. Prior to the business meeting, Dr Bawumia will be the special guest of hon ... more
  • 4 days Eni, UNIDO partner to help reach SDGs with pioneering public-private cooperation MyJoyOnline -Biz
    Eni and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) signed a Joint Declaration, setting up a new, pioneering public-private cooperation model aimed at helping reach the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). ... more
  • 4 days Ghana stocks head for 21-month low as banking concerns linger MyJoyOnline -Biz
    Ghana stocks headed for the lowest in 21 months as investors sold shares to free up cash as they contend with the fallout from banking reforms in the West African nation. ... more
  • 4 days PIAC rejects ‘poor data quality’ excuse for direct negotiation for oil blocks MyJoyOnline -Biz
    PIAC Chairman, Dr Steve Manteaw, has rejected claims by some oil and gas companies that the scare data on oil blocks is compelling them to go for direct negotiation rather than competitive bidding. ... more
  • 4 days Gov’t to introduce financing scheme for Made in Ghana cars MyJoyOnline -Biz
    Government is working with authorised automobile dealers, financial institutions to roll out a financing scheme to enable Ghanaians to buy ‘Made in Ghana’ vehicles. ... more
  • 4 days Farmhouse Productions Launch Film Masterclass For Young Filmmakers ModernGhana -Biz
    Farmhouse Productions Limited, producers of Ghanaian popular television series 39;Things We do for Love 39; and 39;YOLO 39; have launched a mentorship programme for young passionate people interested in gaining soft skills in the movie industry. The 2-week intensive training named 39;FILM MASTERCLASS 39; aims at providing a platform for young dilettantes to acquire basic knowledge and skills in various aspects of filmmaking in scriptwriting, directing, acting and producti ... more
  • 4 days Bawumia lead gov’t’s trade, investment delegation to Canada MyJoyOnline -Biz
    Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia is leading a government delegation on a trade and investment mission in Canada. ... more
  • 4 days Ghana and Ivory Coast lift threat to suspend cocoa supplies ModernGhana -Biz
    Ivory Coast and Ghana, the world's two largest cocoa producers, have ended a threat to stop selling their production in what was a push for higher prices. In what they called a historic move, the two West African neighbours on June 12 vowed to suspend the sale of their 2020/2021 production to buyers unwilling to meet a minimum price of $2,600 per tonne, a move that shook the cocoa market. The two African nations -- which together account for 60 percent of the world's production -- are ca ... more
  • 4 days Ghana Struggle Still High With Debt — IMF/World Bank Report ModernGhana -Biz
    The World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF) have maintained Ghana is being high risk of debt distress despite recent debt management strategies and expansion of the economy. This was captured in the latest Debt Sustainability Analysis (DSA) released by the two Washington-based institutions. This DSA concludes that Ghana rsquo;s risks of external and overall debt distress continue to be assessed as high. While the rebased nominal GDP significantly improved the publ ... more
  • 4 days Fidelity Bank offers ‘unique customer experience on mobile app’ MyJoyOnline -Biz
    Fidelity Bank is offering a unique customer experience on its mobile banking app. ... more
  • 4 days Yolanda Cuba joins MTN as Group Chief of Digital & Fintech MyJoyOnline -Biz
    Former CEO of Vodafone Ghana, Yolanda Cuba will be joining MTN Group as Group Chief Digital & Fintech Officer after leaving Vodacom Group as Chief Officer Strategy and New Business.  ... more
  • 4 days World Bank/IMF joint report maintains that Ghana has accumulated so much debt that it may not be able to repay Pulse -Biz
    <p class="">Despite the recent debt management strategies and expansion of the economy by the ministry of finance, the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) have maintained Ghana as a high-risk of debt distress country.</p> <p class="">This indicates that the country is accumulating so much debt that it may not be able to repay.</p> <p class="">This was captured in the latest Debt Sustainability Analysis (DSA) released by the two Washington-based institutions. </p> <p class="">Ghana’s risks of external and overall debt distress continue to be assessed as high per the analysis.</p> <p class="">While the rebased nominal GDP significantly improved the public ... more
  • 4 days World Bank/IMF joint report maintaina that Ghana has accumulated so much debt that it may not be able to repay Pulse -Biz
    <p class="">Despite the recent debt management strategies and expansion of the economy by the ministry of finance, the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) have maintained Ghana as a high-risk of debt distress country.</p> <p class="">This indicates that the country is accumulating so much debt that it may not be able to repay.</p> <p class="">This was captured in the latest Debt Sustainability Analysis (DSA) released by the two Washington-based institutions. </p> <p class="">Ghana’s risks of external and overall debt distress continue to be assessed as high per the analysis.</p> <p class="">While the rebased nominal GDP significantly improved the public ... more
  • 4 days 2019 MOBEX Africa Tech Expo & Innovation Awards launched in Accra MyJoyOnline -Biz
    This year’s MOBEX Africa Tech Expo and Innovation Awards aimed at honouring innovations and inventions has been launched in Accra. ... more
  • 4 days Ghana’s Producer Price Inflation for June goes up to 7.6% Pulse -Biz
    <p class="">The Producer Price Inflation (PPI) for June 2019 has increased to 7.6% compared to the same period in the previous year.</p> <p class="">This is a 0.9% increase in producer inflation compared to the 6.7% rate recorded in May 2019.</p> <p class="">The Producer Price Index measures the average change over time in the prices received by domestic producers for the production of their goods and services.</p> <p class="">At a press conference, a Deputy Government Statistician, David Kombat said that the increase in the PPI was mainly due to activities in the mining and quarrying sector.</p> <p class="">“The producer price inflation ... more
  • 4 days Induction of Insurance Professionals in Ghana – What to expect? MyJoyOnline -Biz
    Typically, an Induction Ceremony is the symbolic beginning to a member’s service as a professional in any profession, with class! ... more
  • 4 days Ecobank, Partners provide financial support to 16 medical students MyJoyOnline -Biz
    Ecobank together with its partners Woodin, Old Mutual and Emirates are supporting 16 medical students under the Ecobank Medical School Exchange program.  ... more
  • 4 days Johannesburg tops Women Entrepreneur Cities Index MyJoyOnline -Biz
    Dell Technologies has released its latest findings for its Women Entrepreneur Cities (WE Cities) Index, and according to the study, Johannesburg’s position at 36 is more indicative of the increasing competition to attract women, entrepreneurs.  ... more
  • 5 days Ghana still high-risk debt of distress country – IMF/World Bank MyJoyOnline -Biz
    The World Bank and IMF have maintained Ghana as a high-risk of debt distress country, despite recent debt management strategies and expansion of the economy.  ... more
  • 5 days Cowbell to construct 20 boreholes to mark 20th anniversary MyJoyOnline -Biz
    Promasidor Ghana Ltd is to construct 20 boreholes to some deprived communities across the country to mark its 20th anniversary. ... more
  • 5 days TOR Not Threatened By Dangote’s Oil Refinery— Analysts ModernGhana -Biz
    Sector Analysts have downplayed fears that the Dangote Refinery will render the operations of the Tema Oil Refinery (TOR) obsolete. They say the development though laudable, may not be able to meet the demand for refined products which makes it necessary for TOR to work to sustain its operations. The positions of the analysts come on the back of disclosure by Dangote Group that the refinery is nearing completion. According to Group Executive Director, Strategy, Capital Projects a ... more
  • 5 days Nestle introduces a new kind of chocolate MyJoyOnline -Biz
    Nestle has introduced a new chocolate bar without added sugar, as the company tries to stay ahead of changing consumer tastes and trends. ... more
  • 5 days Minister Identifies 82% Of LPG Stations In Central Region As High-Risk ModernGhana -Biz
    About 82.7 percent of 81 Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) stations in the central region have been labeled as high-risk by the National Petroleum Authority (NPA), according to the Central Regional Minister, Mr. Kwamena Duncan. The Minister who made the disclosure said per information available to him, a risk assessment exercise of all LPG retail outlets across the region revealed that 67 out of 81 were found to pose high-risk to lives and property in the region. He said that at a ... more
  • 5 days I-ZAR Group’s Rashida Nasamu To Speak At Zongo Skills Project Launch ModernGhana -Biz
    The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of I-ZAR Group, Rashida Saani Nasamu, is the Guest Speaker for the official launch of the Zongo Skills Project in Accra slated for next week Saturday 27th July 2019 at Nima. The project is an initiative expected to train and equip a target of 100,000 Out-Of-School youth from Zongo communities across Ghana in relevant skills for decent jobs. The organizers of the event settled on Rashida having established herself as a big mentor for the Zongo ... more
  • 5 days Prove your ability to keep debt at sustainable levels – Terkper challenges gov’t MyJoyOnline -Biz
    Former Finance Minister, Seth Terkper, has challenged the government to prove its ability to keep its debt levels down by ending the excessive borrowing. ... more
  • 5 days COCOBOD Introduces Service Provisions For Farmers ModernGhana -Biz
    The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) is expected to roll out service provisions to farmers to enable them to grow and prosper while increasing farm yields. The provisions are coming after the successful introduction of hand pollination and pruning of cocoa farms across the country. Chief Executive Officer of COCOBOD, Joseph Boahen Aidoo, who disclosed this, said the cost-effective service provisions would be organized in such a way that the market pays. ldquo;Services like pruning, a ... more
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