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Wednesday, January 17, 2018
First National Bank has appointed Hannah Annobil-Acquah as Head of Retail Banking. Hannah brings on board a wealth of experience in retail banking, having worked in various functions in the sector for over a decade. Until her appointment, Mrs. Annobil-Acquah was Head, Personal Markets at Stanbic Bank Ghana Limited...
Tullow Oil has announced it will drill at least two more wells commencing February 2018. It said it has secured the Maersk Venturer rig to be “used across the TEN and Jubilee fields and has been contracted for up to four years with favourable early termination provisions.” “The first...
The National Insurance Commission (NIC) has barred two insurance companies from full operation. It has also extended its deadline till end of 2018 for companies to meet its increased minimum capital gain. The Insurance Act requires that all insurance and reinsurance companies meet a minimum capital requirement of Gh¢...
Spare Part dealers are unhappy about government’s implementation of the ECOWAS Common External Tariff (CET). The tariff is to harmonies duties on goods and services in the sub-region. The CET aims to consolidate the regional market, reduces trade deflection due to tariff harmonisation and also stimulates investment in the...
Growing up, my dream was to have an opportunity to soar across the sky flying the aircraft of a well-respected airline company. I took the phrase “working on a dream” so seriously that my entire existence revolved around being able to cruise at 39,000 feet one day, dressed in...
The economic lives of residents of Agogo in the Asante Akyem District of the Ashanti region have been struck a huge blow following a brutal shooting of four military officers there Monday by Fulani herdsmen. The incident occurred Monday afternoon when the military men stormed an area where the...
The National Petroleum Authority (NPA) is set to shut down more Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LGP) stations across the country soon, the Authority’s CEO Alhassan Tampuli has divulged. Twenty-one LPG stations had already been close down by the Authority last year for failing to meet various safety standards in the...
The Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) is calling for a further reduction in Interest rates on loans. The Annual Percentage Rates and Average Interest Rates recorded marginal drop in October last year compared to September of the same year. Between September and October 2017 all but one of the...
The UK’s biggest carmaker, Jaguar Land Rover (JLR), has said sales hit a record high last year. The company said Jaguar sold 178,601 cars, up 20% on the year before, while Land Rover sales rose 2% to 442,508. JLR said sales had more than tripled since 2009. It said...
The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) is warning advertisers and media houses to stop advertising alcoholic beverages during peak hours. The authority is expected to serve notice to all stakeholders today, January 8, 2018 to begin the enforcement of the ban. According to the Head of Public Affairs at...