Sunday, July 25, 2021
As nations look to transform their healthcare delivery services, particularly in the wake of COVID-19, an even distribution of medical commodities and vaccines to all citizens is crucial, health technology enthusiast and Country Manager for Zipline, Naa Adorkor Yawson, has said. In her estimation, technology, particularly unmanned ariel vehicles (UAVs),...
Parliament’s Appointments Committee has recommended Kissi Agyebeng for approval as Special Prosecutor. The Chairman of the Committee, Joe Osei Owusu, said the committee took a unanimous after the vetting of Mr. Agyebeng today . He met all the requirements that we were looking for in a nominee for the Office of...
Analyst calls for cautious optimism in the short-term Suggests guided minimum threshold would aid growth The ongoing stellar performance of the equities market is driving more interest among investors - to which the local pension funds are not exempt, the market’s half-year report has revealed. As of June 2021, local...
The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA), after the completion of its comprehensive integration exercise with other government institutions, has observed that out of the 14 million registered taxpayers on its books, a majority 8 million have not been filing their tax returns - leaving 6 million complying with the tax...
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has projected the country’s public debt to hit 83.5 percent of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by end of the year, thereby throwing the economy into the dreaded list of debt-distressed countries. Already, the country is in the basket of economies at high risk of debt-distress...
The Chief Executive Officer of Oasis Capital, Matthew Boadu Adjei, says incorporating environment, social and governance (ESG) principles in investment decisions should be considered as integral. Global concerns in the past two decades have been on climate change and the need to protect and sustain the environment. Across different sectors...
…launches ‘We Dey Everywhere’ campaign Fidelity Bank Ghana has further cemented its status as the country’s leader in Agency Banking with the launch of its 'We Dey Everywhere’ Campaign. The campaign seeks to create awareness about the bank’s extensive network of community agents who are bringing banking to the doorsteps...
The manufacturing and service sectors, including agribusiness but excluding trade, recorded an estimated GH¢158.4billion financing gap in 2020 - about 40 percent of GDP according to the Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta. Despite the huge gap, Mr. Ofori-Atta is however confident that it can be plugged by the soon to...
Multi-specialist asset manager, Stanbic Investment Management Services (SIMS) has advised investors and investment firms to keep environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) considerations high on the agenda when making investment decisions. Speaking at a webinar on the theme ‘Investing Right, Investing for the Future: A Case for Applying ESG Principles...
The West African Reinsurance Corporation (WAICA Re) incurred a net claim of US$30.5million in its 2020 financial year, which translated to a 63 percent increase from the US$18.7million it recorded in 2019. The claims were incurred across most of the nine countries it is operating from. The nine countries include:...
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