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.
Telecoms giant, MTN has rounded off its annual 21 Days of Y’ello Care with a career day for Senior High School students.
Multinational corporations are making away with more than 6 percent of the continent’s GDP – mainly due to tax avoidance, an IEA report has revealed.
Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta has given a strong indication of possibly introducing new taxes during the mid-year budget review.
Amenfiman Rural Bank has initiated an internal system to equip employees with requisite skills to replace retiring staff.
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.
Government says it is unable to tell exactly when any of its factories under the One District One Factory (1D1F) policy will be completed.
President of the African Center for Economic Transformation, (ACET), said tax exemption to foreign companies is undermining growth in Africa.
The Crops Research Institute is making a case for yam production to be included in government’s Planting for Food and Jobs initiative.
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.
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.
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.
The Ghana LPG Operators Association have called on government to institute safety measures in regulating their activities instead of taking them out of business.
Guinness has rewarded 13 lucky consumers with free plots of land in the ongoing national consumer promotion dubbed “Win a Piece of Ghana”.
Popular fast-food restaurant chain, Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC), has expanded its food chain with a new Drive-Thru restaurant in Takoradi in the Western region to bring its services to the doorstep of consumers.
The ECOWAS Commissioner in charge of Micro Economic Policy, Dr Kofi Konadu Apraku, has indicated that the commission is determined to meet all deadlines set for this year towards actualisation of the ECOWAS single currency programme by 2020.
The Project Director of the Youth Inclusive Entrepreneurial Development Initiative for Employment (YIEDIE) project, Mrs Vera Kafui Mills-Odoi has been awarded for her contributions to the development of the construction industry in Ghana.
Government has been adviced to take a second look at its proposal to build a dam in every village in Ghana in order the reap optimum results when the project kickstarts.
World’s finest spirits and wines beverage company, Pernod Ricard, has organised the 8th edition of Responsib’ALL Day
The Finance Ministry says it is working on reviewing tax exemptions it has granted under the ECOWAS Common External Tariff (CET).
Craftsmen in Ofoase in the Atwima-Kwahoma district of the Ashanti region have abandoned age-old trade for supposed better jobs.
Joy News' Kwetey Nartey exposes how a foreign company running a state agency is shortchanging the country of millions of dollars in his latest investigative piece.
National Chief Imam, Sheikh Usman Nuhu Sharubutu, is encouraging Ghanaians to patronise locally produced rice for economic growth.
Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has described as second to none the performance of the Akufo-Addo-led government in the management of the local currency against major trading currencies, particularly the US dollar.
Better performing companies in Ghana tend to have more gender-balanced boards, a joint study by the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the University of Ghana Business School has shown.
Minister for Business Development, Ibrahim Mohammed Awal has called on the academic community to do more in the areas of research to guide the crafting, formulation and implementation of national policies.
The first batch of graduates enrolled in the Enterprise Ghana model of Nation Builders Corps (NABCO) will begin work in the first week of August.
The holy month of Ramadan has an impact on businesses across the globe. In Islamic countries, for example, restaurant close down during the day because Muslims are not allowed to eat or drink when observing the fast.
The inflation rate for the month of May inched up to 9.8 per cent from the 9.6 per cent recorded in April 2018.
The President has urged CEOs of leading Ghanaian and multinational business operating in the country to help in the realization and implementation of the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals.
The Convener of Mission 2020, a global initiative pushing for urgent action on climate change, Christiana Figueres, has warned that cocoa is likely to disappear in the next four decades if global warming continues.
Illegal logging, fishing and trade in wildlife inflicts a $29 billion cost on African economies every year, a new report by the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA), Ghana has said.
As Gold Fields celebrates its 25 years of operating in Ghana, the company headlined this year’s West Africa Mining and Power Expo (WAMPEX 2018), a major forum that attracted over 1,400 mining and power industry professionals, as well as companies from more than 16 countries.
Former Finance Minister, Seth Terkper, has called for a continued focus on increasing the value of the Sinking Fund with a view of using it to retire maturing debts.
Samuel Amo Tobin Foundation, the CSR wing of Tobinco Pharmaceuticals and its sister companies, has donated food items to the Muslims through the organizers of the Nima Excellence Awards.
Head of the Economics Department of University of Ghana, Prof. Peter Quartey, wants the central bank to take steps to end the speculation activities that he says is causing depreciation of the cedi against major trading currencies.
The Ghana Community Network Services Limited (GCNet) has activated the Single Sign On module, which allows users of the Ghana Integrated Cargo Clearance System (GICCS) and the e-MDA portal to switch between the two applications.
Management of Chirano Gold Mine has reiterated their commitment to improving the standard of living of people living in communities in the catchment area of the mine.
Original automobile manufacturers and importers are calling on the government to check the importation of unofficial vehicles unto the market.
The cedi’s recent fluctuation poses a big risk to government’s debt sustainability agenda due to high exposure of the nation’s public debt to foreign investors, an analysis of the debt portfolio has shown.
Two private citizens have dragged Government to court to halt the implementation of a contract with IT firm, Kelni GVG, for real-time call traffic monitoring.
CFAO Motors, distributors of quality luxury and multipurpose vehicles in Accra have unveiled at a spectacular ceremony the new addition to their brand, Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross.
A letter signed by Nana Bediatuo Asante, Secretary to the President, dated June 6, 2018, has said Mr Edward Osei should act as Director General of GPHA until a substantive person is appointed.
The Chief Executive Officer of the National Petroleum Authority, Mr Alhassan Tampuli, has said the country loses over 200 million dollars annually in tax revenues due to the nefarious activities of service providers of the petroleum sector in order to evade tax.
Ghana's premier bank, Standard Chartered Bank continues to promote sustainable economic and social economic development in the communities in which the Bank operates. Staff from the bank through Employee Volunteering support programmes in health, education and environment.
The Director-General of the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA), Paul Asare Ansah has handed over the management of the Authority to the Director of Tema Port, Edward Osei.
The World Bank has projected a 6.7 percent economic growth for the country in 2019, as it projects oil production to dissipate.
The recent blip in the foreign exchange market that saw a slight depreciation of the cedi against the dollar is short-term and a reflection of a spillover from external developments, an official of the Bank of Ghana has said.
The Institute of Safety and Environmental Professionals (GhISEP) has accused the Land Minister of heavy-handedness in dealing with Newmont following the Ahafo Mine collapse.
Chief Executive of COCOBOD, Joseph Boahen Aidoo has insisted that there can only be cocoa sustainability if the industry agrees to pay farmer commensurate price for the products.
Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has shut down media company, Metro TV for defaulting taxes worth GH¢2.3 million.
Ghana’s Cocobod is currently seeking a way out of an inadvertent fix, created by its long-standing policy of selling the country’s cocoa exports on the forward, rather than the spot market.