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BoG sets GH¢200m capital for banks Read more

BoG sets GH¢200m capital for banks

The Bank of Ghana is set to increase the minimum capital of banks from GH¢120 million to GH¢200 by July this year, following extensive engagements with stakeholders in the financial sector. This is to inject more capital into the banks and make them stronger and resilient to undertake big ticket deals both locally and internationally. […]

Webster University holds graduation Read more

Webster University holds graduation

Webster University Ghana Campus has held its 3rd commencement ceremony at the forecourt of the new campus located in East Legon, Accra. The class of 2017, supported by their families, friends, faculty, alumni and fellow students, obtained their Masters degrees in International Relations and Business Administration. The spectacular ceremony was attended by dignitaries including the […]

Fan Milk Launches FanMaxx for the regional market Read more

Fan Milk Launches FanMaxx for the regional market

Fan Milk Ghana has launched FanMaxx, a new, creamy drinkable yoghurt. Fan Milk Ghana is the first to produce this innovative yoghurt experience in West Africa. The launch took place at the Tang Palace Hotel in Accra and was attended by government officials and members of the general public. FanMaxx is the first of its […]

GHPEA calls for support to end illegal migration Read more

GHPEA calls for support to end illegal migration

Ghana Association of Private Employment Agencies (GHAPEA) has called for a multi-sectoral approach to clamp down on illegal migration agencies which are operating illegally in the country. According to the President of GHAPEA and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Dangaskiya Ventures Limited, Alhaji Saeed A.M. Shereef, “these illegal operators are not only causing harm to […]

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‘Re-arrest Delta Force 8 Now!’

Progressive People’s Party (PPP) has charged the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) to immediately re-arrest the eight members of the political vigilante group affiliated to the party, Delta Force, who were freed by a Kumasi Circuit Court, describing the release as a “disrespect of justice.” The eight Delta Force members were standing trial for aiding the […]

Tension In Ada East over sacking of 9 gov’t appointees Read more

Tension In Ada East over sacking of 9 gov’t appointees

There is confusion in Ada East District of the Greater Accra Region following what a group calling itself Ada Youth for Development (AYD) has described as “unlawful and unfair dismissal” of nine (9) government appointees to the Assembly. A dismissal letter dated Monday, May 15, 2017 signed and certified by the Greater Accra Regional Minister, Mr. […]

A bold step to grow our pharmaceutical companies Read more

A bold step to grow our pharmaceutical companies

ADVANCED countries like the United States of America (USA), United Kingdom (UK), France, Germany etcetera have oftentimes applied anti-dumping measures to create the right enabling environment for their home industries to thrive.   THESE measures have included the application of binding tariffs, subsidies, and other emergency steps to limit imports.  They practice protectionism to create opportunities for […]

No more import of 49 medicines; Local manufacturers to fill gap Read more

No more import of 49 medicines; Local manufacturers to fill gap

The local pharmaceutical industry has been given a big boost following the government’s decision to ban the importation of 49 medicines which have now been reserved for local manufacturers. Noticeable names of medicines on the list include aluminium hydroxide or magnesium trisilicate suspension, amoxicillin capsules and suspension, aspirin or caffeine tablet, folic acid tablet,  cetirizine […]