Stationery suppliers in the country have decried the devastating effects of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic on their businesses as schools and educational institutions remain closed. The third quarter of the year – July to September – which has traditionally been the high season for stationery sales as it precedes a...
MTN MobileMoney Limited is encouraging subscribers to use MoMo for all kinds of payments to reduce the use of cash in this period of COVID-19. The call was made at the launch of the 2020 edition of the Mobile Money Month, which is being celebrated under the theme “The Relevance...
Management of the Ghana Airport Company Limited (GACL) has refuted claims by former President John Mahama that there are plans to cede a huge part of the airport to a Turkish company. The Airport company last month refuted claims of privatisation after some staff of the company held a...
It has been widely reported that barring any unforeseen circumstances, the Customs division of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) will not allow into the country, importation of cars that have been defined according to the Customs Amendment Act 2020 as salvaged or do not have clean title by the...
Even though the country undertook a massive financial sector cleanup recently, there are still snippets of underhand dealings going on in the sector. The Bank of Ghana (BoG) this week announced that in 2019, the banking industry reported a total number of 2,295 fraud cases as compared to 2,175 fraud...
The local poultry industry requires the support of both public and private investments to position it to meet domestic demand and consumption while also creating avenues for employment, Boris Baidoo - Chairman of the Ashanti Regional Poultry Framers Association, has said. According to Mr. Baidoo, who is also the CEO...
Star Assurance Company, a top General Insurer, and Total Ghana launched a collaborative programme at the Total Filling Station near the Golden Tulip, Accra, a fortnight ago. The two brands - Star Assurance and Total Ghana - are both brands respected in insurance and the oil industry; and the oil...
Reconstruction of the Akatsi-Akanu road, completed in 2013, has stimulated trade between Ghana and neighbouring Togo, helping to alleviate poverty. More importantly, it has improved the livelihoods of many women living along the international route, according to a report by the African Development Bank which funded the project. This road is...
In Ghana, it is arguable to highlight that opportunities for engaging in governance are somewhat dependent on the political, socioeconomic, and cultural contexts of the society with social norms playing a considerable role. Notably, both formal and informal engagement of the youth in our political landscape, is beneficial for...
Ecobank Group has announced the winners of its Ecobank Fintech Challenge after an exciting virtual event streamed live from Accra Ghana. Nokwary Technologies, edged out the rest of the finalists to emerge winner of the competition. The first and second runner up spots were taken by Ukheshe Payment and Solutions...
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