Payments in demurrage decreased by 17.5% in 2017

Payments in demurrage decreased by 17.5 per cent from $100 million to $76 million by the end of 2017, the Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Shippers Authority has said.

MTN Ghana ends 21 Days of Y’ello Care with career day

Telecoms giant, MTN has rounded off its annual 21 Days of Y’ello Care with a career day for Senior High School students.

UN intervenes to get Nigeria, others to ratify Continental Free Trade Agreement

The United Nations has instituted a board to bring out modalities for African countries that are yet to be part of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement.

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Mid-year budget review: Ofori-Atta set to review current taxes

Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta has given a strong indication of possibly introducing new taxes during the mid-year budget review.

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18 employees from Amenfiman Rural Bank qualify for talent academy programme

Amenfiman Rural Bank has initiated an internal system to equip employees with requisite skills to replace retiring staff.

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Fall of cedi risks disrupting Ghana’s financial market - Chamber of Commerce warns

The Ghana Chamber of Commerce and Industry is warning of a severe crisis in the private sector should the government fail in dealing with the fall of the Ghana cedi against major currencies.

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700 proposals received for 1D1F but gov’t unsure when factories will start

Government says it is unable to tell exactly when any of its factories under the One District One Factory (1D1F) policy will be completed.

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Tax exemption to foreign companies undermining growth – Dr K.Y Amoako

President of the African Center for Economic Transformation, (ACET), said tax exemption to foreign companies is undermining growth in Africa.

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CRI wants yam included in gov't Planting for Food and Job programme

The Crops Research Institute is making a case for yam production to be included in government’s Planting for Food and Jobs initiative.

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UN expert says gov't economic initiatives will do little to reduce poverty

Ghana’s flagship policies might well stimulate the country’s economy but they won’t do much to get rid of poverty, even though that is their stated aim, says a UN human rights expert.

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Dentaa named influential African & Afro-Caribbean leader in UK

The CEO and founder of GUBA Enterprise, Dentaa Amoateng MBE, has been recognised as one of the ‘Top 50 African & Afro-Caribbean Leaders in the UK 2018’ by the influential African Leadership Magazine.

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2nd Shippers Award expands category to cover 93 companies

The second edition of the Ghana Shippers Awards which comes off on Saturday has expanded the categories to cover more aspects of the sector to recognise both shippers and service providers.

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