Monday, October 25, 2021
The operational rollout and full implementation of Pan-African Payment and Settlement System (PAPSS) is expected to save the continent more than US$5billion in payment transaction costs each year. PAPSS will serve as a continent-wide platform for the processing, clearing and settling of intra-African trade and commerce payments, leveraging a multilateral...
The organisers of the Intra-African Trade Fair (IATF2021) have met with the business community in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, to raise awareness and encourage private sector participation in the African continent’s premier trade and investment event. Organised by the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) in collaboration with the African Union (AU) and...
Consumer demand for locally-assembled cars is flourishing thanks in part to Ghana’s Automotive Development Policy, key industry players have noted. Though data on new vehicles assembled locally is scanty, key players contend there has been increased demand for models assembled at plants such as Kantanka Automobile. The Chief Executive Officer of...
Global Accelerex Ghana, a licenced financial technology firm, has introduced two new payment and business digitalisation products - RexPay and RexRetail - onto the market. RexPay, an online payment acceptance solution powered by Global Accelerex Ghana, enables micro, small and medium enterprises in the country to accept card and mobile...
Spectrum Fibre Limited (a fibre infrastructure company and a subsidiary of Broadspectrum Group), led by its Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Razak Awudulai, has recently, paid a courtesy call on the Chief Executive Officer of the Telecoms Chamber of Ghana, Mr. Kenneth Ashigbey and the management of the Chamber. The visit...
While multinational enterprises play an important part in economies of most countries and in international relations, their operations beyond the national framework may lead to abuse of concentrations of economic power, conflicts with national policy objectives and with the interest of the workers. Additionally, the complexity of multinational enterprises and...
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has appointed Dr Albert Antwi-Boasiako as the Acting Director-General of the Cyber Security Authority (CSA) effective October 1, 2021. Prior to this appointment, he served as the National Cybersecurity Advisor and Head of the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), leading Ghana’s institutionalisation of cybersecurity under...
The Minister of Transport, Hon. Kwaku Ofori Asiamah, has told members of the Governing Boards of the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA) and InterCity State Transport Corporation (ISTC) to work in harmony and avoid Board room wrangling, especially, between the Chief Executives and Board Chairs. He urged the Boards...
Sunyani: The Women in Entrepreneurship- Ghana (WIEG), a group promoting women empowerment, has organised a one-day business management workshop for traders in the Sunyani Municipality of the Bono Region to hone their skills to improve their business operations.   The workshop, which brought together more than 500 participants drawn mainly from...
Residents of Tamale in the Northern Region have been urged to desist from illegal connections that affect activities of the Northern Electricity Distribution Company (NEDCo) of Volta River Authority (VRA) in the production of power for domestic and commercial use. The Chief of Tamale, Nyeb-Dakpema Fusieni Bawa, gave the warning...
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