Friday, May 27, 2022
Capital market regulators in the sub-region have given the clearest indication yet of their commitment to the West African Capital Markets Integration (WACMI) project.Introduced in 2013, the project has its overriding goal as the establishment of a harmonised regulatory environment for the issuance and trading of financial securities, as...
Vice-President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has urged capital market stakeholders within the sub-region to ride on the back of the Pan-African Payment and Settlement System (PAPSS) as they seek to further integration, describing the platform as the most important monetary development in Africa since 1960.PAPSS, which was formally launched in...
Contrary to fears that implementation of the Electronic Transfer Levy (E-levy) would collapse the business of mobile money agents, there seem to be a new revenue stream for them - namely cash-in transactions, which have become the preference of customers.This comes as a result of some customers’ desperate attempt...
Insurance and commerce partners, Hollard Ghana and Melcom, have announced the extension of the ‘Shop and Insure’ collaboration beyond the current in-store Hollard on-the-go booths in selected Melcom stores, to e-commerce on www.melcom.com. This move will enable more Ghanaians to conveniently use digital means to access financial security on...
Guaranty Trust Bank (Ghana) Limited has opened its 35th branch in Wa, as part of efforts to bring exceptional banking solutions and services closer to residence and workers of the Upper West Region.The newly opened branch, which is located at the Fongo Wapani Residential Area, is set to...
May 19 was Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD), a Day set aside to raise awareness about digital access and inclusion. The Day, which is celebrated every year on the third Thursday of May, was first observed in 2012 with the objective of ensuring accessibility is built into the product...
seeks further capital in addition to US$35mn raised in 2021 to expand forges ahead with 10,000 free cervical cancer screeningsIndigenous health tech startup mPharma has set the ambitious medium-term target of building the continent's biggest primary care Health Management Organisation (HMO) over the course of the next three...
Outdoors ‘Yaa Chat Box’Metropolitan Life Insurance has launched its new life insurance product called the Family Financial Wellness Plan which is designed to provide income for the immediate family of the deceased, or in the event of critical illness, permanent or temporary disability of the policy holder.Acting CEO...
The Mayor of New York, Mr. Eric Adams, has expressed his determination to support Ghana’s tourism drive aimed at making the country the tourism hub of Africa.In this regard, the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture (MOTAC) and the office of the New York Mayor will work out joint...
Current inflationary pressures have pushed the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the central bank to, once again, trigger a hike in the policy rate to tame the unprecedented rise in prices of goods and services.The MPC increased the policy rate by 200-basis points to 19 percent after inflation saw...
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