Business

Standard Chartered Trophy delivers great excitement to stakeholders

The Standard Chartered Trophy-Road to Anfield five a-side football tournament delivered huge networking opportunities and great excitement among corporate clients, customers, staff and media partners of the Bank last Saturday at the Lizzy Sports Complex.Thirty-two teams, including those from the media and corporate clients, customers and staff of Standard Chartered, competed for...

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Government will partner independent power producers – President

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Barclays Africa on track to meet strategic and financial commitments

Accra, March 4, GNA - Barclays Africa Group Limited, has delivered solid financial results for the year ended December 31, 2014, and is on track to deliver on its strategic priorities and financial commitments.The Group made 10 per cent increase in headline earnings to R 13 billion from R 11.8 billion in 2013,   as pre-provision profit rose five per cent to R 27.3 billion and credit impairments declined by 10 per cent to R 6.3 billion.'Our strategic execution is on track, and we ...

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GTA Inaugurates Tourism Fund Secretariat

Elizabeth Ofosu-Agyare (middle) cutting the tape to officially open the Secretariat The Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA) has inaugurated the Tourism Development Fund Secretariat, which will ensure the collection and remittance ...

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Government agrees to extra wells at Jubilee to boost oil production

Government has given what Energy Minister Emmanuel Armah Kofi Buah, calls a very lengthy conditional approval for Tullow Oil to drill two additional wells in the Jubilee Oil fields in a bid to boost oil production and avert a feared slump.Tullow Oil had made the request for four infill...

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Apex Bank Bleeds

Ghana's rural banking sector is in turmoil, as the regulator ARB Apex Bank has failed to address the numerous problems.This is evidenced by the fact that some rural and community banks last year had...

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Starbow Gets New Aircraft

Starbow, an indigenous domestic airline carrier and the CIMG Domestic Airline of the year, has taken delivery of a brand new '2015 next generation 78-seater Bombardier aircraft - Q400.The arrival of the brand new aircraft at the Kotoka International Airport (KIA) last Saturday was witnessed by some enthusiastic Starbow staff, as well as employees from other airlines.As usual, personnel from Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) were also present to give the aircraft its maiden traditional showers- a welcome gesture.The Q400 has many exciting features which include an excellent ...

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Businesses Call Off Strike

Private sector operators in the Greater Accra region have called off ...

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Barclays Bank rules out listing on GSE despite gov’t pressure

Barclays Bank Africa Group has ruled out any possibility of listing its Ghana subsidiary on the Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE) despite moves by Government to compel multinationals in the country to list the local bourse as soon as possible.Trade minister Ekwow Spio-Gabrah disclosed to Joy Business that as part of plans to ensure that Ghanaians benefit from recent  development in the economy, the local content policy would be replicated in all sectors of the economy. The move, according to him, is part of  the...

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Parliament asks gov’t to hold on with Interconnect Clearing Policy

The Parliamentary Select Committee on Communications has asked the Ministry of Communications to do more consultations before proceeding with plans to implement the Interconnect Clearing House policy.In a letter signed by Albert Abongo NDC MP for Bongo in the Upper East Region, who is ...

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