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REAL ESTATE MINUTE: With Cyril Nii Ayitey Tetteh It’s been...

Private sector urged to take advantage of AfCFTA

Businesses in the Upper West regional capital have been urged to...

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Sixty years ago, next May, President John F. Kennedy...

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Monday is decision day!!!

An in-depth analysis of the parties’ manifestos and promises The day is here yet another time; it is the most-tense day for every...

QIC’s ‘Go Girl’ policy wins Best Insurance Product at maiden CIIG Awards

Quality Insurance Company’s Go Girl policy, which seeks to empower women, has won the Best Product of the Year 2019 award at the maiden...

Aluworks in need of reinvestment to bounce back

Aluworks, the manufacturer of aluminium products in Ghana, is currently under pressure to seek huge investments in working capital to grow the company to...

LATEST NEWS

Professor Atuahene-Gima features in world’s top 2% scientists list of Stanford University

The most coveted and prestigious list of World Ranking of Top 2% Scientists published 16th October 2020 features...

GMWU reels against corruption in body-politic

The African Union estimates that 25% of the GDP of African states, or some...

Hollard Insurance wins massively at the CIMG Awards

Hollard Ghana with subsidiaries, Hollard Insurance and Hollard Life Assurance picked up a total...

Financial services brands foster a community spirit to drive innovation

  Open source enables organizations to innovate faster and offers a level of flexibility and...

As a second wave of COVID-19 pandemic lingers on

…domestic tourism will continue to be on the increase In recent weeks, there has been...

Health

Malaria death toll to exceed COVID-19’s in sub-Saharan Africa: WHO

Deaths from malaria due to disruptions during the coronavirus pandemic to services designed to tackle the mosquito-borne disease will far exceed those killed by...

NHIA introduces new features on NHIS cards

The National Health Insurance Authority has introduced new features on the NHIS membership cards aimed at improving service delivery and to ease members’ obligation...

GCB Bank refurbishes Judicial Service Clinic in Kumasi

The GCB Bank Limited has refurbished and expanded the Judicial Service Clinic, in Kumasi, to cater for the health needs of judicial service staff...

The COVID-19 pandemic is fueling a record decline in emissions

Last week BloombergNEF (BNEF) published a new report that quantifies the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on U.S. carbon dioxide emissions. The report estimates that 2020...

NHIA boss commends PharmAccess for successful NHIA, Ghana Card integration

Chief Executive Officer of the National Health Insurance Authority Dr. Lydia Dsane-Selby has commended PharmAccess, for its role in ensuring a successful integration of...

Energy

Five energy stocks to buy before Christmas

For many people, the Christmas season is a time for celebrating, traveling, and spending time with friends and family. Understandably, not many will have...

Kpong Dam to supply stable power to national grid following completion of €50m AFD sponsored retrofit

FROM MANUAL TO AUTOMATIC CONTROLS: Inside the control room of the newly refurbished Kpong Hydroelectric Dam, engineers click on buttons on a computer screen to...

IES predicts a sharp increase in fuel prices in December 2020

The Institute for Energy Security (IES) is predicting a sharp increase in fuel prices in December 2020. According to the IES, the increase is due...

NEK makes case for renewables at IES Energy Manifesto Dialogue

The presentation focused on the global energy transition and the role of renewable energy within this transition and also opened the platform for a...

Insurance

QIC’s ‘Go Girl’ policy wins Best Insurance Product at maiden CIIG Awards

Quality Insurance Company’s Go Girl policy, which seeks to empower women, has won the Best Product of the Year 2019 award at the maiden...

Hollard Insurance wins massively at the CIMG Awards

Hollard Ghana with subsidiaries, Hollard Insurance and Hollard Life Assurance picked up a total of three awards at the 2020 National Marketing Performing Awards...

NAICOM grants operating license to Enterprise Life Nigeria

The Nigerian National Insurance Commission (NAICOM) has granted Enterprise Life Assurance Company (Nigeria) Limited, license to commence operations in the country. This is after...

NHIA introduces new features on NHIS cards

The National Health Insurance Authority has introduced new features on the NHIS membership cards aimed at improving service delivery and to ease members’ obligation...

Old Mutual to ease financial burden on bereaved families

.. unveils Black and White Family Plan One of Ghana’s innovative Insurance Companies, Old Mutual has launched the Black and White Family Plan –...

BFT TV

Understanding the ‘Okada’ economy, legalise and regulate

In our part of the world, job creation poses a great challenge to nation building. It exposes our vulnerability as a country. Many people...

The influence of basic salary on pension – a breakdown

There is nothing more exciting for the graduate than landing a job opportunity right after graduation or national service. The excitement becomes even more...

Business

Private sectors urged to take advantage of AfCFTA

Businesses in the Upper West regional capital have been urged to add value to their products so as to enable them take advantage of burgeoning opportunities in the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). Implementing the AfCFTA is expected to deepen trade between countries on...

Italian Embassy Hosts ‘Aperitivo in Giardino’ to mark 5th Italian Cuisine Week in Ghana

The Embassy of Italy and the Italian Trade Agency (ITA) in Accra have organized the event ‘Aperitivo in Giardino’, (‘Aperitif in the Garden’), to mark the 5th Italian Cuisine Week in Ghana. Organized in partnership with Italian wine importers Imexco, Say Cheers...

Reckoning with American democracy’s enemies within

With Donald Trump and the Republican establishment refusing to accept defeat in the face of a clear election result, democracy in the United States is under unprecedented attack. If Americans had confidence in their democratic institutions, there would be little reason...

FEDA to fill $110 billion equity funding gap

Fund for Export Development in Africa, FEDA has been established by Afreximbank to facilitate foreign direct investment flows into Africa’s trade and export sectors and to fill the equity funding gap that amounts to $110 billion per annum in exports related sectors. FEDA...

Economy

Monday is decision day!!!

An in-depth analysis of the parties’ manifestos and promises The day is here...

QIC’s ‘Go Girl’ policy wins Best Insurance Product at...

Quality Insurance Company’s Go Girl policy, which seeks to empower women, has won the...

Aluworks in need of reinvestment to bounce back

Aluworks, the manufacturer of aluminium products in Ghana, is currently under pressure to seek...

Auditor-General has no powers to surcharge Zoomlion – Supreme...

A seven member panel of the Supreme Court presided over by Justice Jones Dotse...

Access Bank wins the Banker Financial Inclusion award

The prestigious Banker Award has honoured Access Bank Ghana with the global Financial Inclusion...

TG-GeoPartners to conduct multi-client 3D survey in Keta Basin

The Petroleum Commission has signed a pact with TG-GeoPartners to conduct a major multi-client...

BFT TV

Understanding the ‘Okada’ economy, legalise and regulate

In our part of the world, job creation poses a great challenge to nation building. It exposes our vulnerability as a...

The influence of basic salary on pension – a breakdown

There is nothing more exciting for the graduate than landing a job opportunity right after graduation or national service. The excitement...

The social enterprise using Moringa to fight malnutrition

This week’s B&FT’s Inspiring Startups features a young couple who are using the Moringa plant to promote healthy living in his...

The B&FT Chat with Dr. Theophilus Acheampong

Ten years after Ghana discovered oil and started commercial production three years later, government says it plans to increase production volumes...

Education

UDS receives inspirational books from Presidency

The University for Development Studies (UDS) has taken delivery of books that will help...

Asante Professionals Club commits to educational empowerment in Ashanti Region

Presents 1,000 school bags to Otumfuo Charity Foundation The Asante Professionals Club (APC) has...

Marketing Management:…the main instrument & driver of sales

Before an organization introduces a product to the market, planning goes on behind the...

Heralding the right to education: …the Free SHS policy

“The right to education has been a cause for civil rights activists in the...

Fishery & Aquaculture

Editorial: Ayekoo  to our  gallant farmers & fisherfolk

This year’s National Farmers’ Day is being observed today owing to the fact that...

ADB to allocate 50% loan portfolio to Agric

The Agricultural Development Bank (ADB) has reiterated its commitment to agricultural financing by implementing...

Workers report appalling abuse aboard Chinese-owned fishing vessels

Ghanaian workers have reported shocking human rights abuses aboard Chinese-owned trawl vessels - from...

Food security and public safety should be government’s top priorities

Covid-19 continues to have an adverse impact on the global landscape. Assets worldwide are...

Agribusiness

Local rice targets 70% of market… MoFA pushes for private sector partnership to build...

The Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA) is seeking to increase the percentage of...

President launches Cocoa Farmers’ Pension Scheme

About 1.5 million farmers to benefit Guarantees a lump-sum payment to Cocoa Farmers...

Good agronomic practice improves livelihoods of farmers in Tono

Most of the players in the agricultural sector are poor or within the low-income...

Okuafo Pa Agricultural Training Centre completes training of its first 800 trainees

The graduation ceremony for the first batch of trainees of the Okuafo Pa Agricultural...

Banking & Finance

Access Bank wins the Banker Financial Inclusion award

The prestigious Banker Award has honoured Access Bank Ghana with the global Financial Inclusion award at the 2020 ‘Bank of the Year’ Awards virtual...

SEC pushes miners to tap into stock exchange’s patient capital

The local mining industry can fully harness its potential with long-term capital which can only be realised from the stock market, Director General of...

Asante Akyem Rural Bank holds 33rd AGM

The Asante Akyem Rural Limited at Juansa in the Asante Akyim North district of the Ashanti Region has held its 33rd shareholders meeting, to...

‘2020 elections will be peaceful’

The former Special Peace Envoy of International Alert, Mr. Akyaaba Addai-Sebo, does not foresee any violence or disturbance before, during and after the 2020...

Podcast

Understanding the ‘Okada’ economy, legalise and regulate

In our part of the world, job creation poses a great challenge to nation building. It exposes our vulnerability...

The influence of basic salary on pension – a breakdown

There is nothing more exciting for the graduate than landing a job opportunity right after graduation or national service....
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