Sunday, June 26, 2022
Development risks remain as economic activity, incomes likely to stay low for extended period The global economy is expected to expand 4% in 2021, assuming an initial COVID-19 vaccine rollout becomes widespread throughout the year. A recovery, however, will likely be subdued, unless policy makers move decisively to tame the...
Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has been sworn in as President of Ghana, following few weeks after he was declared winner of the 2020 presidential election. This is the second term of president Akufo-Addo after serving a four year term from January 2016 to 2021. Taking the presidential oath of office and...
The Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT), in consultation with the National Pensions Regulatory Authority (NPRA) and in accordance with Section 80 of the National Pensions Act 2008 (Act 766), has indexed monthly pensions upwards by 10% for the year 2021. A statement issued by the Trust explained...
Ghana’s leading media conglomerate, Media General has this week assured its audience of more exciting, compelling and relevant content across all platforms throughout the year. This was contained in a communiqué signed by the Group Chief Executive Officer, Beatrice Agyemang. “Due to COVID -19, we have seen some very interesting...
The Institute for Energy Security (IES) is predicting a marginal increase in fuel prices at the pumps for the first half of January 2021. According to the institute, the increase is caused by 5.03% increase in price of International Benchmark- Brent crude, 8.44% increase in price of Gasoline, and a...
GCB Bank has reopened its Derby Avenue Branch at a ceremony held on 4th January 2021.   The branch was commissioned by the Managing Director of the bank,  Mr. Kofi Adomakoh. In delivering his speech, Mr. Adomakoh acknowledged and thanked the customers for their loyalty and patronage.   He reiterated GCB’s renewed commitment to...
The ports of Ghana remain one of the avenues of revenue generation for the government. Revenues are mobilised from the trade transactions that occur at the ports and the territorial borders of the country, mostly in the form of payment of levies, fees and taxes charged on goods and...
The Attitude Lounge “A good year to you. May it return to meet us again.” – African Christmas greeting It is going to be a wonderful year. And so let us modify our attitudes to enjoy the moments life throws at us. That is all there is to this New Year....
The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has asked the public to act with caution in matters of financial investments and offers with exceptional promises of return, as this often turns out to be ‘untrue and unsustainable.’ He said “in all financial dealings, we have to accept what the experts tell...
Issuing FLEGT licence, is key in the Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) between Ghana and European Union (EU) with the goal to trade only in legal timber products. In other words, timber products must be from a verifiable source that complies with sector regulations. This was a key deciding factor...
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