The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) has said that head porters 'Kayayei' are exempted from paying market toll of the Assembly. It said the gazetted 2018 Fee Fixing Resolution does not include head porters as toll chargeable group, and that the...
Ibrahim Mahama has said he has nothing to fear following the appointment of a Special Prosecutor, who is to go after corrupt persons. The brother of former president John Mahama, who is considered one of the wealthiest figures in Ghana,...
Ghana has lost its mantle as the African economy likely to grow the quickest this year to Ethiopia, which has held the position for most of the past decade, International Monetary Fund data showed. West Africa’s second-biggest economy should expand...
Two more airline companies are tipped to join Ghana’s aviation industry soon. This is according to the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA). The Director General of the Authority, Simon Allotey explains that the coming on board of the two should drive...
Former workers of the defunct UT and Capital Banks have made an appeal to the central bank to ensure that their exit package, as agreed between UNICOF and the Receiver (PwC), is paid. The Bank of Ghana revoked the two...
Businessman and CEO of Engineers and Planners, Ibrahim Mahama has urged graduates in the country to focus on self-employment instead of relying on government or politicians to create jobs for them. Using his personal experience with politicians, Mr. Mahama who...
The Association of Ghana Industries, (AGI) says it has agreed on key terms with the Chinese government on disbursement of $2 billion for its members. The facility which is directly coming from the China Building and Manufacturing Company is to...
Imposing any form of tax on mobile money transactions will be a major drawback to the financial inclusion agenda championed by government, Akinwale Goodluck, Head of sub Saharan Africa at GSMA, the global body that represents the interest of...
Agrocenta, a Ghanaian agritech startup has won a $500,000 investment for coming first globally at the just concluded 2018 Seedstars Global competition in Lausanne, Switerland. The final leg of Seedstars World early-stage pitching competition took place on Thursday with 21...
The Atwima Kwanwoma Rural Bank has exceeded Bank of Ghana’s minimum capital requirement of GHS1 million by more than 200 percent. The capital of the bank currently stands at 3.1 million cedis which insulates it from the option of merging...
The Mauritius Ambassador to the USA, H.E. Soorooj Phokeer, has offered to assist Groupe Nduom to invest in productive and profitable ventures in Mauritius. Ambassador Phokeer was speaking at the official commissioning of the Groupe Nduom office building in the...
Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, on Friday, told Japanese businesses that the current stable macro and political environment in Ghana makes it a suitable launch pad for investment in West Africa. “We are now combining politically stable environment with fiscal consolidation...
Deputy Minister for Lands and Natural Resources, Barbara Oteng-Gyasi has assured the small scale mining sector to exercise a little patience as the process to streamline the operations of the small scale mining sector is in its conclusion stage. Lawyer...
Osei Assibey Antwi has been accused of taking decisions without consulting the traders Some angry traders at Afia Kobi Market, one of the satellite markets within the Kumasi Metropolis have accused the Kumasi Mayor, Osei Assibey Antwi of killing their...
The Council of State has urged banks that cannot meet Bank of Ghana’s new minimum capital requirement to consider merging. In a meeting with the Bank over a petition submitted to President Akufo-Addo by indigenous banks struggling to raise the...
The issue of the recapitalization of banks to make them more secure is misplaced in the eyes of the Bolgatanga Central MP, Isaac Adongo. He feels the focus should be on ensuring that contractors who take loans from banks for...
From 15th to 19th April, 2018, a high ranking business delegation led by the Ministry of Economic Affairs, Energy and Technology of the Free State of Bavaria will travel to Ghana in order to assess opportunities for future economic...
The lawyer for former MASLOC boss, Sedina Tamakloe Attionu has described as defamatory, the contents of an audit report citing her for fraud. Victor Kojoga Adawudu said in a statement that "there is no truth whatsoever in the purported publication being published in...
The pests, detected in the country some 15 months ago, have since attacked more than 20,000 hectares of farms, nationwide. Research scientists attached to the Biotechnology Research Programme (BRP) of the Crop Research Institute (CRI), have prescribed a solution -...
Government has ditched the idea of establishing a Housing Bank which was aimed at reducing the high cost of mortgage in the country. Works and Housing Minister, Samuel Atta Akyea who disclosed this to a reliable source's Business News however...

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