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Accra,Ghana
Friday, February 23, 2018
A number of local broadband providers have constituted themselves into the Broadband Communications Chamber (BCC) and are advocating for stronger local content policies that would give Ghanaians in the industry protection and exclusive rights to a significant part of the broadband market.The founding members of the group are the...
Government has started moving state funds held with commercial banks to a dedicated account at the Bank of Ghana as the implementation of single Treasury Account begins. The movement, which started this July, is part of plans to improve management of state funds.  Projected value of these accounts An audit carried...
The first-ever national general insurance conference is set to come off on the 19th of October, 2017 in Accra. The Ghana Insurers Association (GIA) is organizing the event under the auspices of the General Insurance Council (GIC) to create a national platform for discussing and addressing key issues that affect...
Ghana’s business community is kicking against any plan by government to introduce tax stamps. They argue, the move will increase the cost of doing business if implemented in its current state. The policy requires that specified excisable products are affixed with tax stamps with specific features designed and supplied...
Challenges with revenue mobilization and its impact on Ghana’s programme with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) will dominate some discussions as the Annual IMF-World Meetings opens in Washington DC. The Meetings have been described as the biggest gathering of Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors whose countries are members of...
Ghana’s banks face a daunting race to meet new capital rules by the end of next year. Lenders will need to raise 9 billion cedis ($2 billion), which the local equity and debt market is too small to supply, according to George Bodo, the head of banking research at Ecobank...
The UK-Ghana Chamber of Commerce (UKGCC) has marked one-year of operations in Ghana. It also used the occasion to introduce its new High Commissioner, H.E Iain Walker. Taking over the ambassadorial position from Jon Benjamin in August, H.E Iain Walker is poised to continue strengthening the relationship between UK and...
The Second Deputy Governor of the Bank of Ghana, Dr Johnson Asiama, has denied media reports that he has resigned from the post. Media reports are rife that Dr. Asiama who was appointed into office during the tenure of former President John Mahama has taken his accumulated leave and...
Vivo Energy, the company that distributes and markets Shell-branded fuels and lubricants in Africa, and MESA, the exclusive licensee of MIDAS providing convenient maintenance services and multi-brand quick car servicing in over 97 countries in Africa, Europe, Brazil and Turkey, recently announced a pan-African agreement to provide new services...
The Trade and Industry Minister, Alan Kyerematen, has described as “thorough” the presidency’s investigation into what has become to be known as the ‘Cash-for-seats’ saga. The Trade Ministry last year received a barrage of criticism from the Minority in Parliament for allegedly extorting as much as $100.000.00 from expatriates...