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Association of Rural Banks outdoors new corporate cloth

The Association of Rural Banks-Ghana, which is made up...

PIAC’s 2020 semi-annual report on management of oil funds

The Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC), has published...

Oil prices tumble 2% as OPEC+ members argue over 2021 policy

Crude oil prices tumbled on Monday, as investors waited...

Top Stories

Consolidated Bank to support the growth of SMEs with new series

As part of its commitment to support Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) in Ghana, Consolidated Bank Ghana (CBG) is set to engage SMEs with its...

Ghanaians urged to show political maturity

The United Nations Special Representative of the Secretary-General for West Africa and the Sahel, Dr. Mohamed Ibn Chambas has called on Ghanaians to demonstrate...

Good agronomic practice improves livelihoods of farmers in Tono

Most of the players in the agricultural sector are poor or within the low-income bracket. Majority of smallholder farmers struggle to make a living...

LATEST NEWS

Bui hydro-solar hybrid comes on stream

The Bui Power Authority (BPA) has commissioned 26 megawatts (MW) of solar photo voltait (PV) resources to augment...

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...

CalBank’s 2020 Open Golf Championship comes off in grand style

A record 152 golfers from across the country participated in the 2020 edition of...

President’s leadership continues to make a difference in COVID-19 fight – Prof Douglas Boateng

Ghana’s ‘living with the virus’ strategy has been an essential facilitator of good supply...

EC ready for 2020 election – Jean Mensa

…as 109,557 special voters cast ballot today With barely seven days to the general election,...

Health

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...

PZ Cussons Launches ‘Because We Care’ Campaign

PZ Cussons has launched a social impact campaign on childhood cancer dubbed ‘Camel; Because We Care” aimed at creating awareness on childhood cancer. The campaign,...

Energy

PIAC’s 2020 semi-annual report on management of oil funds

The Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC), has published its Semi-annual Report on the management and use of petroleum revenues for the first half...

Oil prices tumble 2% as OPEC+ members argue over 2021 policy

Crude oil prices tumbled on Monday, as investors waited for a decision by producer group OPEC+ whether to extend large output cuts to balance...

Bui hydro-solar hybrid comes on stream

The Bui Power Authority (BPA) has commissioned 26 megawatts (MW) of solar photo voltait (PV) resources to augment its 404MW hydroelectric generating station. The coming...

Excess power, unutilised gas cost US$1.2bn yearly

The country coughs out a combined US$1.2billion yearly to pay for excess power capacity and gas which it does not use, Dr. A Ofosu...

Insurance

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 –...

Improved insurance sector to boost investor confidence, drive growth – Hollard GCEO

Chief Executive Officer at Hollard Insurance, Patience Akyianu, has called on key stakeholders in the insurance industry to put mechanisms in place to deliver...

NIC frowns on reinsurance premium repatriation …US$40m transferred in 2019

The National Insurance Commission (NIC) has shown concern over overseas transfers of reinsurance premiums out of the country. Dr. Justice Yaw Ofori, Commissioner NIC, revealed...

NIC publishes list of Insurance, Reinsurance and Broking companies in good standing

The regulatory and supervisory body of the insurance services sector, National Insurance Commission (NIC), has released a list of insurance entities in good standing as at...

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

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...

AWE pogramme provides opportunities for business women

The Academy for Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) programme by the United States government is providing refreshing new opportunities for growth for female entrepreneurs across the globe, as some 48 female entrepreneurs graduate from the programme. AWE is a part of the U.S. Women’s...

Economy

Good agronomic practice improves livelihoods of farmers in Tono

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

Marketing Management:…the main instrument & driver of sales

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

President’s leadership continues to make a difference in COVID-19...

Ghana’s ‘living with the virus’ strategy has been an essential facilitator of good supply...

EC ready for 2020 election – Jean Mensa

…as 109,557 special voters cast ballot today With barely seven days to the general election,...

AML/CFT guidelines for gaming industry in the offing

A set of guidelines that seek to curb and possibly prevent money laundering and...

Kasapreko is committed to public health and safety –...

… plans to introduce new products With renewed public interest in health, safety and sustainability,...

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

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...

Face of Road Safety urges students to be ambassadors of road

The Face of Road Safety Africa (FORSA) 2020, Rejoice Dogber, has called on students...

MTN donates multipurpose library to Dansoman Community

MTN Ghana Foundation in partnership with the Ministry of Communications, has donated an ultra-modern...

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

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...

Bayer introduces spray to combat resistant mosquitoes and control vector-borne diseases

Bayer announced the launch of Fludora® Co-Max in Côte d'Ivoire, an innovative space spray...

Phase out harmful pesticides in cocoa production – Stakeholders advocate

Stakeholders in the cocoa sector are advocating for less application of pesticides to protect...

Banking & Finance

Ecobank underscores the importance of agri-financing at 10th Pre-Harvest event

The role of agri-financing in the expansion of agriculture has been underscored by financial giant Ecobank Ghana. At the 10th edition of the annual Pre-Harvest...

Association of Rural Banks outdoors new corporate cloth

The Association of Rural Banks-Ghana, which is made up of the over-one hundred and forty rural banks in Ghana, has launched a new corporate...

CalBank’s 2020 Open Golf Championship comes off in grand style

A record 152 golfers from across the country participated in the 2020 edition of the CalBank Open Golf Championships, which concluded on Saturday, November...

Banking Code of Ethics launched to consolidate financial sector cleanup gains

President of the Chartered Institute of Bankers (CIB), Ghana Patricia Sappor, has said that a proper adherence to the Banking Code of Ethics and...

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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