Sunday, January 16, 2022
Emerging economies are wrought with fragmented payment infrastructure that operates in silos. Not limited to only emerging economies is the cost and time it takes to clear cross-border and interbank settlements using the SWIFT infrastructure. International settlements can take up to five business days, while transaction charges continue to erode the...
There has been much puzzlement that the world’s stock markets haven’t collapsed in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, and especially in the United States, which has recently been setting record highs for new cases. But maybe it isn’t such a puzzle. A measure we call the Excess CAPE...
Mr. Benjamin Boakye, Executive Director of African Centre for Energy policy (ACEP), has said more than 700, Ghanaian businesses have in the past 10 years registered with the Petroleum Commission. Mr Boakye said this during the 6th public session of Citizens Advisory Council in Takoradi. The session was organised by Western...
-as Ghana records impressive results in its malaria control programme   The US government has said it is committed to supporting the country to achieving a ‘malaria-free society’ while encouraging healthy living including the use of mosquito nets, and early testing and treatment of malaria. The U.S. Ambassador to Ghana, Stephanie S....
If the nation is to attain its goal of revolutionizing its healthcare delivery system, particularly in light of the abruptness of the ongoing pandemic, the most critical factor which will determine its success is how well it manages data. This is according to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Nationwide...
Traditional banks need to quickly build a new digital core based on open and distributed technologies In the banking industry, the stable running of IT systems is imperative. This is what drove the industry to begin IT construction relatively early and what continues to drive it to make significant investments...
… as 18 companies, six individuals win major awards at 2020 manufacturing awards Robert Ahomka-Lindsay, Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry, has said government is ready to reposition the manufacturing sector to help lead the economic revival of the country as plans are far afoot for a post COVID-19 economy. Speaking...
A group of employees at the AngloGold Ashanti Ghana (AGAG) Club Fifty-50 has donated a colossal among of GH¢10,000 to the country`s National Cardio Centre. The said amount is to facilitate the surgery of a five-years-old boy, Godwin Asare a resident of Obuasi who is suffering from complete heart...
The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry has organised two seminars in cooperation with its Azerbaijan and Kenya representative offices which aimed to provide clarity and insight on existing requirements for halal meat and tea products that are imported into the UAE. Hosted on the sidelines of Gulfood 2018, the...
… Cost factor versus public safety “This is not a rip-off” says the implementer While the Importers and Exporters Association of Ghana has thrown its weight behind it, a number of other trade associations have raised cost and other concerns over the planned cargo disinfection exercise at the country’s...
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