Stanbic Bank Ghana has announced an investment of GH¢6.5million in community projects and initiatives across the country. Spanning education, health, youth empowerment, financial literacy, entrepreneurship, agriculture and youth enablement, these initiatives aim to contribute to the development of communities in which the bank operates. This was contained in the...
By Isaac BOADI (Prof) & Eric BOACHIE (Dr) The University of Professional Studies, Accra (UPSA) is extending its educational reach beyond the classroom and into the community with its FAF Strategic Seminar Series on Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Counter-Financing of Terrorism (CFT). This initiative is part of UPSA's mission to...
Once the new Cash Reserve Requirement (CRR) policy becomes effective, it is expected to see approximately GH¢16.2billion – US$1.2 billion flow from banks to the Bank of Ghana (BoG). CRR is a rule set by central banks requiring commercial banks to keep a portion of their deposits – local and...
A recent PwC report shows that although the banking sector is making progress toward gender equality, there is still a significant climb to reach anywhere near gender parity. Titled ‘Changing Currency’, the report with the tagline ‘examining trends and challenges of female participation in Ghana’s banking sector, sheds light on...
By Lambert Donkor (Advocate for Social Change) Introduction: Ghana, a country known for its rich cultural heritage and diverse landscapes, faces environmental challenges that require innovative solutions. Ohio, on the other hand, boasts a reputation for beautiful landscaping and effective environmental services. By studying Ohio's approach to landscaping innovation, Ghana can...
By Rabah AREZKI Although Senegal’s GDP is dwarfed by that of the West African giant Nigeria, this small country with an open economy plays an outsize role on the continent, owing to its status as a “maturing democracy.” Senegalese pride themselves for having never suffered a coup since achieving independence from...
By Deborah Asantewaah SARFO President of Academic City University College, Professor Fred McBagonluri, has emphasised the necessity for the formulation of a national strategy on artificial intelligence (AI), urging the government to prioritise its development alongside efforts to regulate cyberspace. According to him, there are numerous areas associated with AI and...
At the maiden edition of the Women in Business Dialogue series organised by the Business and Financial Times and held in Accra, the Sector Head, SME & Retail Banking at Zenith Bank, Gloria Cabutey-Adodoadji, urged businesswomen to leverage on the golden opportunities of the African Continental Free Trade Area...
Ecobank is strategically positioning itself to become the preferred financial partner for businesses engaged in international trade, particularly exports. This focus was evident at a recent Ecobank Export Forum, where Abena Osei-Poku, Ecobank’s Managing Director, highlighted the export sector's critical role in the country’s economic well-being. "The export sector has been...
Sector Head of SME and Retail Banking at Zenith Bank Ghana, Gloria Cabutey-Adodadji, has highlighted the critical role of technology skills in business expansion, particularly for women-led businesses at the recently-held Women in Business (WIB) dialogue series organized by the Business and Financial Times (B&FT). Consequently, Madam Cabutey-Adodadji cautioned against...

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