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Accra,Ghana
Thursday, February 22, 2018
Air Namibia’s much anticipated return to Ghana has been postponed. The postponement of flight operations in Ghana according to a press release from the company is due to “external factors; non-availability of departure slot at Kotoka airport.” As a result, the initial commencement flight scheduled for 22:05 hours on...
A former Board Chairman of the Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC) Dr. Ishmael Yamson has raised concerns about sections of the GIPC Act which reserves certain aspects of trading to only Ghanaian. Ghana in 2013 reviewed the GIPC act to rectify the abuse of sectors reserved for Ghanaians by...
The Bank of Ghana is partnering the Private Newspaper Publishers Association of Ghana (PRINPAG) to build the capacity of journalists in effective economic analyses. Speaking at opening of the BoG/PRINPAG Training Programme for Financial and Economic Journalist Monday February 19, Evelyn Kwatia, Head of the Governors’ Department said the...
Aker Energy, a 50-50 joint venture between Aker and TRG, has entered into an agreement with Hess Corporation to acquire a 50 percent participating interest in the Deepwater Tano Cape Three Points block (DWT/CTP) offshore Ghana. The total cash consideration for the transaction is USD 100 million, consisting of...
Ghana is hosting the 5th ECOWAS Presidential Task Force Meeting on the Single Currency Programme from the 17-21 February 2018, at the Accra International Conference Centre. The four-day meeting is being chaired by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo. The President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari; President of Cote d’Ivoire, Allassane...
Karpowership Ghana Company Limited has held a series of stakeholder engagements with various community groups within the Sekondi and Takoradi municipality. The aim of the engagement sessions was to sensitize stakeholders in the areas about the operations of Karpowership and its contribution to communities. According to the Corporate Communications...
The National Petroleum Authority (NPA) has instructed Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) to with immediate effect implement the revised Special Petroleum Tax which has been reduced by two per cent. The NPA wants the reduced taxes to reflect in the price at the pumps effective 16 February 2018 . The...
The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has named Newmont Ghana the country’s Overall Largest and Best Taxpayer for 2017 under its Large Taxpayer Office at its annual awards ceremony to honour employees and other stakeholders. In 2016, the company emerged second Overall taxpayer. This award recognizes Newmont Ghana for: Consistently...
The Registrar General’s Department (RGD) registered about 86,916 business in 2017. The figure, according to the Department, represents 30% increase from that of 2016. In 2016 the RGD registered 60,896 businesses. The business registration group that recorded the highest figure was Sole Proprietorship which had 58,506 new businesses. It...
Commercial drivers and stakeholders in the road safety space have commended Guinness Ghana Breweries Limited (GGBL), for its drink driving education programme. Speaking at the closing ceremony of the 5th edition of Twa Kwan no Mmom, the company’s annual behavioral campaign held at the Achimota Bus Terminal, they applauded...