Finance Committee wants West Blue, GCNet integrated

Members of the Parliamentary Select Committee on Finance have called for the integration of West Blue Consulting and Ghana Community Network Systems (GCNet) to achieve paperless ports. Integrating their systems, according to the Committee, would enable them maximize revenue for the ... — Read More

‘Busy Network Series’ kicks off with session on small sized businesses

4G operator Busy, has in line with its strategy to focus on empowering the youth and entrepreneurs, organised the maiden edition of its monthly discussion series intended to focus on topical issues that will directly contribute to the growth of the ... — Read More

UNICEF and KOICA join forces for a fairer chance for adolescent girls

The rights and wellbeing of adolescent girls in Ghana were given a boost this week  as UNICEF and the Korean International Cooperation Agency - KOICA - committed to a three-year partnership which seeks to address the inequities currently facing thousands of ... — Read More

GHIB wins Best Africa International Trade Finance United Kingdom 2017 award

The Capital Finance International (CFI.co) a leading  print journal and online business , economics and Finance reporting organisation based in the United Kingdom has awarded GHIB, the Best Africa International Trade Finance United Kingdom Award for 2017. GHIB came tops after ... — Read More

Takoradi Port & Subsea 7 construct nurse quarters

  The Takoradi Port with support from Subsea 7 have constructed a three bedroom and toilet facilities nurse’s quarters for the New Takoradi Health Centre.Also, the Health Centre has been rehabilitated by the Port- land scaping and construction of fence wall for ... — Read More

Debt levels decline to 62% of GDP

The Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, has disclosed that the country’s debt, as a percentage of GDP, has declined from the 73 percent recorded last year to about 62.7 percent as at end of last month. The 2017 budget forecasts that total ... — Read More

Debt re-profiling saves GH¢612m – Ofori-Atta

The move to re-profile the country’s debt has saved the nation GH¢612million, Ken Ofori-Atta, the Finance Minister, has said.“Our potential savings on domestic interest cost and therefore the creation of fiscal space currently stands at GH¢612million. Part of the solution is ... — Read More

Revised GIPC Act to clamp on ‘fronting’

The Ghana Investment Promotion Center (GIPC) is currently working on a law to effectively punish the activities of persons who front for entities in business ventures that may hitherto not have the legal requirements to engage in. There are a number ... — Read More

Dr. Osei-Assibey pushes for supply side policies

Senior Lecturer at the Department of Economics, University of Ghana, Dr. Eric Osei-Assibey, has reiterated the need for prudent and balanced policies to prop up the productive sectors even as government works to stabilise the macroeconomy.Addressing a gathering of policymakers and ... — Read More

Select Committee on Finance commends GCNet infrastructure

A 17- member delegation from the Select Committee on Finance of Parliament  paid a working visit to GCNet to familizarize themselves with company’s role in trade facilitation, ease of doing business, business competitiveness and revenue mobilization  through  e-solutions to facilitate Government ... — Read More

Standard Chartered launches ‘No.1 Bank’ brand campaign

Campaign showcases recent achievements, reiterating capabilities and commitment to supporting the growth of the Africa and Middle East region  Standard Chartered Bank has  launched  its “No.1 Bank: power your ambitions” campaign to highlight its recent achievements and reiterate its commitment to ... — Read More

National Policy Summit begins today

The maiden edition of the National Policy Summit (NPS) begins today at the Accra International Conference Centre (AICC). The two-day event, created by the Ministry of Information with support from the Business and Financial Times (B&FT), is to afford selected ministries ... — Read More

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