...despite a 96% inclusion rate in terms of access By Ernest Bako WUBONTO Despite achieving 96 percent financial inclusion in terms of access, only about a third (32 percent) of the population have the necessary knowledge to make informed financial decisions, according to a recent Financial Inclusion (FI) report. This phenomenon has...
By Elizabeth PUNSU, Obuasi Obuasi Municipal Director of Health, Martin Sarfo Osei, has praised AngloGold Ashanti Obuasi Mine (AGA) for its significant role in enhancing healthcare delivery at Obuasi. He highlighted the various health infrastructure improvements and facility upgrades undertaken by AGA which have addressed numerous health challenges previously unattended. Speaking at...
Fidelity Bank Ghana, the largest privately-owned bank in the country, made a significant contribution to the Electric Mobility Conference 2024, held at the Movenpick Ambassador Hotel in Accra. Atta Yeboah Gyan, Deputy Managing Director at Fidelity Bank, delivered a thought-provoking keynote address which shed light on the vast opportunities and...
Republic Bank (Ghana) PLC  has announced the appointment of Mr. David Addo-Ashong as Acting Board Chairman following a decision by the Board of the Bank and Bank of Ghana’s approval. Mr. David Addo-Ashong was appointed to the Republic Bank (Ghana) PLC Board in June 2018 as a representative of Republic...
The Ghana Cyber Security Authority (CSA) has issued a Tier 1 cybersecurity licence to Virtual InfoSec Africa (VIA) after the indigenous information and cybersecurity solutions provider passed all rigorous requirements. The company received the licence on July 10, 2024, in Accra, marking a significant milestone in its journey and commitment...
Members of the Board of Directors of the Gambia Ports Authority (GPA) have praised the leadership role the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority has assumed in its business development activities. In addition to the success chalked by the Authority in port concession arrangements, the group was particularly impressed with the...
By Shelter LOTSU(Dr) Accra, the bustling capital of Ghana, is home to over 2 million residents and a key destination for tourists. The city is a vibrant hub of culture, business and history, yet it faces significant challenges that undermine its potential. For example the unregulated use of roadside pavements as...
By Emmanuel AKOMEA The Palms Convention Center, a state-of-the-art facility, has been launched to support other conventional centres to boost the activities of the hospitality sector and position the industry for growth. The General Manager of La Palm Royal Beach Hotel, Antony Ghansah, indicated that the focus has shifted toward hosting...
A leading Research and Public Policy think tank CUTS International Accra has called on  the Minister for Trade and Industry, K.T Hammond to withdraw the Ghana Standards Authority (Pricing of Cement) Regulations 2024 from Parliament and rather pursue the Competition and Fair-Trade Practices Bill of 2022 as the later...
Insurance Broker and Managing Director of Edward Mensah, Wood and Associates Limited, Yasmin Mensah, has been crowned Ghana's Most Outstanding Female in Insurance Brokerage at the 10th Feminine Ghana Achievement Awards 2024. The event was held on July 5th at the luxurious Accra Marriott, located in Airport City, Accra. The prestigious...