Thursday, July 29, 2021

COVIDNOMICS: 2021 Mid-Year Budget Review; Never too late to be done

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Current structure of AfCFTA payment platform can delay process – Bawumia

The Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, has said the current system adopted by the Pan African Payment and Settlement...

Elevating SME sector is key to ensuring long-term economic viability in Africa

Despite commendable efforts and interventions by various state and private sector entities, there is no oracle to show how...

Mid-year budget: Fledgling e-commerce industry kicks against tax on sector

The E-commerce Association of Ghana is kicking against the introduction of taxes on the sector in the mid-year budget...

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Ghana International Bank partners with Backbase to accelerate digital innovation

Ghana International Bank (GHIB), a UK-headquartered pan-African bank, announces today that it has partnered with Engagement Banking technology provider Backbase. The partnership will underpin...

Editorial: SOEs need bitter sanction

Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta has lamented that for the past six years 47 public enterprises have not submitted any financial statements to his ministry,...

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Out There Media & MTN launch telco-driven mobile advertising with leading agencies and brands

Out There Media (OTM), a global leader in mobile advertising, has announced its partnership with MTN Ghana to...

GEA bid farewell to Norwegian Ambassador

The Ghana Employers Association (GEA) has bid farewell to the outgoing Norwegian Ambassador to...

National Blood Bank inhibited by blood shortage for over two years

...FDA to the rescue with blood donation exercise The core activity of the National...

Let’s Go Farming: Growing carrots How to plant, grow and harvest carrots

Today, let’s focus on one vegetable that is quite a staple and everyone loves...

Inside Out: Dr. Sam Mensah’s book on financial sector launched

Inside Out, an autobiography and memoir, distinctively authored to draw the reader back in...
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Ghacem rewards top customers at first virtual awards ceremony 

The Managing Director of Ghacem, Mr. Stefano Gallini, has called for a stronger partnership with Ghacem’s cement distributors and direct customers in the country...

Autochek, automobile dealers partner to provide cheaper car loans

Autochek Africa has announced its strategic partnership with the Automobile Dealers Union of Ghana (ADUG). This strong collaboration is geared at delivering a digitized...

Business

15th July Democracy and National Unity Day in Turkey

On the night of 15 July 2016, the coup attempt of the Fetullahist Terrorist Organisation (FETO) was stopped by the bravery of the people of Turkey and their unwavering dedication to democracy.  It was a night of terror under the wrath...

The ECOWAS Brown Card revolutionised

The Supplementary Act A/SA.01/06/20 amending the protocol A/P1/6/82 on the establishment of an ECOWAS Brown Card relating to motor vehicle third-party liability insurance has been approved and signed by the Authority of Heads of States at the just-ended fifty-ninth ordinary session...

AfCFTA refocuses global investment attention on Africa – Wamkele Mene

…urges diasporans to take advantage of opportunities Secretary-General of the AfCFTA, Wamkele Mene, has said commencement of the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) has spurred global investment attention on the continent, and has called on Africans in the diaspora to position themselves...

Genocide in Xinjiang, an Outright Lie

On June 11th, Graphic online published an article by BBC that, according to a report by Amnesty International released on June 9th, China is committing crimes against humanity in Xinjiang by creating “a dystopian hellscape on a staggering scale”. Such accusation...

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Education

Inside Out: Dr. Sam Mensah’s book on financial sector launched

Inside Out, an autobiography and memoir, distinctively authored to draw the reader back in...

AGL launches apprenticeship programme for host communities

Abosso Gold Fields Limited (AGL), through the Gold Fields Ghana Foundation, has launched the...

Fan Milk supports African Youth Empowerment Conference

As part of its dedication to support the development of African youth, Fan Milk...

Date-Bah’s book on “Select Papers/Lectures on Ghanaian Law” launched

Retired Supreme Court Judge, Professor Samuel Kofi Date-Bah has launched a book on “Selected...

Fishery & Aquaculture

Streams at our mines produce healthy, edible fish – Gold Fields Ghana

Fish found in water-bodies surrounding the Tarkwa and Damang mines are healthy, according to...

Fisheries observers risk violence on Chinese-owned trawlers fishing in Ghana

Ghanaian fisheries observers are bribed, threatened and abused at sea, investigations by the Environmental...

Poor fisheries governance threatening livelihoods in coastal communities – Report

Poor governance and lack of transparency and accountability in the fisheries sector among coastal...

Editorial: Ayekoo  to our  gallant farmers & fisherfolk

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

Agribusiness

Let’s Go Farming: Growing carrots How to plant, grow and harvest carrots

Today, let’s focus on one vegetable that is quite a staple and everyone loves...

Mid-year budget: Agri-business SMEs call for practical policies to grow sector

Some Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in the agricultural sector have urged government...

Farmers win war against middlemen

A GH¢50million credit warehouse receipt financing (WRF) scheme for smallholder farmers across the country...

CSOs in agric call for lower usage of fertiliser to protect environment

Some Civil Society organisations (CSOs), including the Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFA) and...

Banking & Finance

Ghana International Bank partners with Backbase to accelerate digital innovation

Ghana International Bank (GHIB), a UK-headquartered pan-African bank, announces...

Bonzali Rural Bank performs admirably, despite challenges in the financial sector in 2020

… as value of deposits rises despite hit to profit Despite the daunting operating environment for the financial sector in 2020, Bonzali Rural Bank managed...

ADB maintains post-GAT turnaround with profit up 80% in H1

After years of underperformance, the Agricultural Development Bank (ADB) appears to have turned the corner permanently - with its unaudited half-year results showing post-tax...

BoG maintains policy rate at 13.5 percent

The Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of Ghana (BoG) has maintained the policy rate at 13.5 percent. The policy rate is the rate at...

Ecobank Group and Microsoft upskill Africa’s SMEs to succeed in a digital economy

The Ecobank Group, in partnership with Microsoft, LinkedIn, GitHub and Ecobank Academy is set to provide training to equip Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs)...

Podcast

Ghacem rewards top customers at first virtual awards ceremony 

The Managing Director of Ghacem, Mr. Stefano Gallini, has called for a stronger partnership with Ghacem’s cement distributors and...

Autochek, automobile dealers partner to provide cheaper car loans

Autochek Africa has announced its strategic partnership with the Automobile Dealers Union of Ghana (ADUG). This strong collaboration is...
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