In an effort to help individuals to make sound financial decisions, whether you are beginning your professional career, an entrepreneur, a trader, employee or nearing retirement, the financial literacy series will provide you with the tools and resources you need to make informed decisions regarding your financial well-being now...
South Africa will speed up visa processes and lure major conferences in an effort to boost foreign arrivals by 40 percent by 2021, its tourism minister said on Friday. The new measures are part of a goal to attract five million additional travellers – four million international tourists and one...
The Hong Kong airline has agreed flight attendants can choose to wear trousers, after intense union pressure. Some crew had complained that wearing short skirts had made them feel uncomfortable - especially when putting bags in overhead lockers or taking public transport to and from work. But change will not happen...
Last week, prior to the Easter break, a though-provoking seminar titled: “Ghana beyond Aid; from Vision to Action” was held in Accra with various speakers giving their interpretation of the slogan. The event was organised by the Centre for Democratic Development (CDD) and its Executive Director, Professor Kwasi Prempeh, believes...
Even though the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) originally set notice that if by the end of March this year, businesses failed to obtain a Tax Identification Number (TIN), they would not be able to conduct business. However, owing to the fact that several businesses in the informal economy are not...
What a bold step! Can you imagine your child, brother or sister completes university and after national service comes back to tell you: “I want to sell waakye”? Just for the sake of our international readers, waakye is a Ghanaian food made of par-boiled rice and beans. That is...
NDC Deputy General Secretary, Koku Anyidoho has been granted bail, reports say. Mr. Anyidoho, who has been at the CID headquarters since Tuesday was charged with treason, felony and causing panic for comments government say are treasonable. He had told an Accra based radio station Happy FM, President Nana Akufo-Addo will...
Although 80 percent of the farming activities undertaken in the country are by smallholder farmers, government interventions in the agriculture sector do not target them, a research on Smallholder Farmer and Food Systems in Ghana has revealed. The research, conducted in four regions of the country - namely the Northern,...
Government is exploring ways of getting a formidable indigenous bank to compete favourably with other multinational banks in the country, Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta has confirmed. His comments follow a recent Bank of Ghana (BoG) announcement that it has placed uniBank, an indigenous bank, under administration with KPMG as the...
Producer Price Inflation (PPI) for the month of February 2018 has dropped to 5.5% which represents a 2.2% reduction compared to the 7.7% recorded in January this year. The month-on-month change in producer price index between January 2018 and February 2018 was 0.1%. Under the same period, the Mining and Quarrying...
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