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Ghanaians urged to save and plan towards retirement

Chief Executive Officer of one of Ghana’s leading pensions administrators, Negotiated Benefits Trust Company (NBC Ghana Trust), William Asiedu Yeboah has charged Ghanaians to take pensions seriously in order to reduce the burden on their children and family members. Mr Yeboah said it had become increasingly important for workers to plan and save towards retirement […]Read More
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Terkper challenges gov’t

Former Finance Minister, Seth Terkper, has challenged the government to prove its ability to keep its debt levels down by ending the excessive borrowing. His call comes after the latest report by the IMF and World Bank revealed that Ghana is at high risk of debt distress. The IMF again in June decided to place […]Read More
Business General

New Life Homeopathic Clinic named the most technological advance Homeopathic Hospital in Ghana

New Life Homeopathic Clinic has been adjudged as the Most Technological Advance Homeopathic Hospital in 2019 by the West African Health Care Excellence Award. This award comes after the Clinic inaugurated its head quarters in December, 2018 with ultra-modern facilities that will solve the challenges Ghanaians face in terms of health care. And also employing […]Read More
Business World

Billionaire Mark Cuban calls Facebook’s digital coin Libra a ‘big mistake’

Billionaire tech entrepreneur Mark Cuban criticized Facebook’s venture into cryptocurrency in a new CNBC interview. “I’m not a big fan of what they’re doing there,” Cuban said of Facebook’s Libra coin. “I think it’s a big mistake.” Cuban, owner of the Dallas Mavericks and a “Shark Tank” investor, said he’s not so much concerned with […]Read More
Business

NIB MD pledges continuous support for SMEs

Mr Samuel Sarpong, the Managing Director (MD) of the National Investment Bank (NIB) has assured Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) of the bank’s continuous support to help grow and sustain their businesses. A statement from the Bank to the Ghana News Agency said he gave the assurance when he led a five-member team from the […]Read More
Business

GIPC signs MoU with Oxford Business Group

A new report by the global research and advisory firm Oxford Business Group (OBG) will chart the latest developments in Ghana’s expanding oil and gas sector, while also highlighting other areas of the economy that look set for growth. The Report: Ghana 2020 will explore the key part that new government projects are expected to […]Read More
Business

$1m per Constituency initiative to begin

The Ministry of Finance (MoF) has granted letters of commencement to the three development authorities to commence the full implementation of the $1-million per Constituency pledge under the Infrastructure for Poverty Eradication Programme (IPEP) for the 2020 fiscal year. The commencement certificate makes available GH¢1.66 billion (equivalent of $320 million) for the 275 Read More
Business

AfCFTA to create investment hub – Ofori-Atta

Mr. Ken Ofori-Atta, Minister of Finance, has said that Ghana’s hosting of the Secretariat of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) will create opportunities for the country to become the main trade facilitation and investment hub in Africa. According to him, the Continental Free Trade Area – which will be largest trading block in […]Read More
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Ghana seeks Burkina Faso support

The Upper West Regional Minister Dr Hafiz Bin Salih has visited Leo in the Province of Sissili in Burkina Faso to seek collaboration to combat fertilizer smuggling from Ghana to Burkina Faso. He requested that the Planting for Food and Jobs (PFJs) fertilizer that would be seized by Burkinabe authorities should be shared among their […]Read More
Business General

Local Startup Partners With Global FinTech Company To Digitize Okada Operations

Ghanian company, Trans-Sahara Industries, has recently partnered with EightD&Co, a global FinTech company, and Africa 8D Limited, its locally registered office, to launch BluBird Technologies — a digital ride-hailing service for motorcycles (okada) and electric bikes. This revolutionary digital service has been designed to improve the country’s transportation system, Read More