Business

Umb Outdoors New Media Campaign

The Universal Merchant Bank has reaffirmed its commitment to customer satisfaction with the launch of a campaign dubbed ‘We value you more-You First!”.The bank says the brand communication campaign is to build on the success of its year-long rebranding project; which was heralded by the appointment of its new Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer.Speaking at the launch, the Managing...

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Veep urges Microsoft to support government

Accra, May 22, GNA - Vice President Paa Kwesi Amissah-Arthur has called on Microsoft Corporation to support the government to provide ICT training to the physically challenged and women to enable them become more productive.He said with the training the disable and women who could not previously participate fully in the economy as the labour force would have the opportunity to so.Vice President Amissah...

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StanChart positive about future growth prospects

Accra, May 22, GNA - Standard Chartered Bank Ghana remains positive about its future growth prospects despite the difficult economic climate.The bank is hopeful that its very strict risk management policies and discipline would help to improve the non...

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Fuel taxes must be suspended – CUTS

Accra, May 22, Accra - CUTS Ghana, a local non-governmental organisation has asked the government to suspend the special taxes on petroleum prices in the wake of the power crisis to help corporate entities to stay in business.'At a time when most businesses have to rely on diesel or petrol-run generators, suspending the special taxes would help businesses to stay in business.'A statement issued in Accra by Mr Appiah Kusi Adomako, Country Coordinator for CUTS Ghana, indicated that it is far better for government to shed...

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MP for Nabdam takes govt. to task on workers’ allowances

Accra, May 22, GNA - Mr Boniface Gambila, Member of Parliament for Nabdam ...

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UN to launch Hunger Report

Accra, May 22, GNA - On Wednesday May 27, the three Rome-based UN food agencies - will publish the 2015 edition of their annual The State of Food Insecurity in the World (SOFI) Report.The SOFI Report ...

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MMT saga: Government accused of violating Company’s Act

Corporate Governance Expert, Joe Aboagye Debrah says government’s failure to reconstitute the board for the Metro Mass Transit Company Limited is an infringement on the Company’s Act.He said government could have at least instituted a minimum of two people to sit on the board while issues concerning the missing buses were being settled.Speaking to Joy Business, Mr Aboagye Debrah said the situation is...

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Vodafone Ghana makes three new appointments

Accra, May 22, GNA - Mr Eric Tettey, former Research and Investigations Advisor at Tullow Oil Ghana, has been appointed as the Corporate Security Manager of Vodafone.Mr Martison Obeng-Agyei, former Chief Executive of EMG Multimedia, a marketing services provider, takes over as Head of Mass Market; and Mr...

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No ban on cereals from Ghana – EU

The European Union has debunked media reports suggesting that the Union has banned or intends banning cereals, groundnuts and related products coming from Ghana.It noted in a statement that in 2014, the volume of groundnut products exported from Ghana to the EU amounted to EUR 10.5 million.The statement however explained: “The European Union is taking Sanitary and Phytosanitary (SPS) issues seriously and is working together with Ghanaian authorities to prevent adverse health risks posed by possibly contaminated products.”It further underscored: ...

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USAID provides improved crop varieties for farmers

Ejura (Ash), May 21, GNA - The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has provided $ 382,957.00 to two agricultural firms to aid the multiplication of improved quality root and cereal crop varieties for distribution to farmers across the country.The Josma Agro-Industries at Woraso, near Asante Mampong in ...

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