Monday, August 15, 2022
Access Bank Ghana is empowering more SMEs through its capacity building workshops on digitalization. Over 100 SMEs got the opportunity to participate in the fourth edition of the Bank’s capacity building workshop on digitalization at Koforidua, organized in partnership with Open Labs, an Information Technology Firm. The workshop on the...
The Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC) has announced a 27.15% increase in tariff for electricity and 21.55% increase in water tariff effective September 1, 2022. It followed proposed increased in tariffs by utility companies—Ghana Water Company Limited and Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG). They were asking for 334 and 148...
As the African continent celebrates ‘International Youth Day’, Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA) takes a step back to reflect on the thousands of youth lives it has impacted annually through its various initiatives on the continent. According to management, thousands of young people are receiving critical skills development - particularly much-needed...
The Managing Director for Agricultural Development Bank, Dr. John Kofi Mensah says the bank has introduced a new strategy that would ensure a reduction of its Non-Performing Loan portfolio. The Bank’s NPLs portfolio witnessed a reduction from 34 percent in 2020 to 31 percent in 2021. Speaking at the 35th...
Preparations are currently underway and far advanced for the first-ever Africa-Caribbean Trade and Investment Forum (ACTIF) scheduled for August 31 to September 3, to be hosted by the government Barbados taking place in Barbados in the Carribean. The maiden event is initiated by the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank), Export Barbados...
In the coming months, banks will continue to tighten their stance on credit to the private sector, results from the latest Bank of Ghana credit conditions survey have shown. This, according to the central bank, stems from the increase in lending rates and general uncertainty surrounding performance of the economy...
Despite soaring EU demand Farmers want national veggies cargo plane Chilli pepper and other key vegetable exporters are worried about rising freight charges by international airlines – a phenomenon that is deterring exports to the EU and US markets amid increasing demand for the commodities. Due to their perishability,...
second-edition of International Coconut Festival launched The 2022 edition of the International Coconut Festival, organised by Africa Coconut Group and the Ghana Export Promotion Authority (GEPA), has been launched at Ellembele in the Western Region – with a renewed government promise to develop the coconut industry and make it...
A survey has shown that about 34 percent of Ghanaian business enterprises have not heard about the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA). The nation-wide survey on acceptability of the AfCFTA in Ghana by the Ghana International Trade and Finance Conference (GITFiC) has shown that a high rate of 66.5...
In the words of Joseph Seth Aidoo Jnr, the Executive Director of one of Ghana’s largest real estate firms, Devtraco Group… “Ghana’s investment terrain, particularly its real estate market, provides financial security for potential business owners, as well as a landscape that offers comfortability for Diasporas.” This statement is testament...
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