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Market performance expected to rise Read more

Market performance expected to rise

The Composite and Financial Stock indices dipped by 4.45 points and 2.29 points at the close of trading yesterday. The declines in the market performance were as a result of the slump in prices of EGH, HFC, GOIL, ACCESS, and MLC. The share price of SCB, BOPP, SOGEGH, UNIL, and GGBL appreciated at the end […]

T’ Bills, gold Ghanaians need to mine Read more

T’ Bills, gold Ghanaians need to mine

Ghanaians are yet to benefit from Treasury Bills (T’Bills) as being seen in other countries, according to Mrs. Rita Tsegah, the Executive Director, Ecobank Capital Advisors. At a training workshop for financial journalists in Kumasi, Ashanti Region, Executive Director, Ecobank Capital Advisors, noted that even though the product was developed in Ghana, some African countries […]

PEF seeks revision  of upfront tax payments Read more

PEF seeks revision of upfront tax payments

Private Enterprise Federation (PEF) has made a strong case for the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) to review the current time frame for businesses to remit their taxes on the sale of products. Chief Executive Officer of PEF, Nana Osei Bonsu, explains that the current regime has impacted adversely on businesses due to delayed payments for […]

CSOs to examine strategic plan on Planting For Food And Jobs Read more

CSOs to examine strategic plan on Planting For Food And Jobs

Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) are to examine a draft document detailing a strategic operational framework for government’s flagship planting for food and jobs programme. This follows government’s notice that it has formulated the blueprint after demands from SEND Ghana for a clear strategic framework to guide the planting for foods and jobs programme. The CSO […]

Emirates and Arsenal  renew sponsorship deal Read more

Emirates and Arsenal renew sponsorship deal

Emirates, the world’s largest international airline, and Arsenal Football Club, have announced a new sponsorship deal. The sponsorship, the largest ever signed by the club and one of the biggest ever agreed in football, grants the airline a 5-year extension to their shirt partnership with the Club until the end of the 2023-2024 season. The […]

Fresh evidence emerges in TTH scandal Read more

Fresh evidence emerges in TTH scandal

More details have began to emerge about the ongoing investigation into the theft scandal at the Tamale Teaching Hospital (TTH) after the Northern regional State Prosecutor threatened on Monday to subpoena the police investigator for undue delay in prosecuting the suspects. A report by the Bureau of National Investigations (BNI), which uncovered the crime, said […]

Ghana’s tourism fraught  with supply factors —TRAC Read more

Ghana’s tourism fraught with supply factors —TRAC

A survey conducted by Tourism Research and Advocacy Centre (TRAC), a research organisation, has revealed that Ghana has over the past 30 years initiated many interventions aimed at empowering tourism to become a major vehicle for the country’s economic transformation. However, policy-related weaknesses and supply factors such as a defective policy regime, limited attraction offerings, […]

More pressure on IEB Read more

More pressure on IEB

Pressure is building for the scrapping of the Law School’s Independent Examination Board (IEB) following the catastrophic failure in the 2017 Bar exams. The former Director of the Ghana Law School, Kwaku Anasah Asare, and President of the Students’ Representative (SRC), Samuel Gyamfi, are united in their conviction, the exams body has no legal backing. […]

Osafo-Maafo leads  delegation to Morocco Read more

Osafo-Maafo leads delegation to Morocco

Senior Minister, Yaw Osafo-Maafo, has led a government delegation to Rabat, Morocco, to undertake a five-day study tour on Public Sector Reforms. The programme, which started from 19 February, will last till 23 with the delegation returning to the country on 25 February, 2018. The objective of the study tour is to learn about best […]