Some 96,904 cross-network mobile money transactions took place in the first month of the launch of mobile money interoperability.
The IMF team is in Accra on a staff visit to ascertain the preparedness of the country’s march towards exiting the Fund-supported Program by the end of the year.
The Head of Reinsurance of GLICO General Insurance Co. Ltd. (GLICO General), Mrs. Angela Asante, has been appointed as Head of National Sales.
The maiden Ghana Insurance Awards would be held at the prestigious Kempinski Gold Coast Hotel on July 27, 2018 at 6pm.
Ghana ranked third in the first edition of the African Sovereign Wealth Fund Index polling 62 out of 100 %. Nigeria and Rwanda scored 62.49 % and 62.24 % respectively.
Ghana risks losing the huge investments that government and private sector entities have made to roll out the single window platform in the country in the last 16 years.
A Microfinance consultant has stated microfinance companies in the country should not be regulated in the same way as mainstream financial institutions.
The African Centre for Energy Policy, ACEP is demanding accountability on a GH¢400.9 million oil revenue that was not utilized in the 2017 budget.
A member of the Council of State has said that no government is interested in destroying any business especially home-grown businesses.
Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta will assume Chairmanship of the World Bank/IMF Development Committee at the 2018 Annual Meetings in Bali in October 2018.
BoG Governor has said the launch of Mobile Money Interoperability Payment System is an important milestone towards an integrated and interoperable electronic payments environment.
Occupy Ghana has written to the Office of the Vice President and the Bank of Ghana, requesting for details of the contract signed between the Bank of Ghana and Sibton Switch Systems Limited.
Debt levels that quadrupled in a decade have made emerging markets vulnerable to tightening financial conditions in the era of rising U.S. interest rates, Fitch Ratings said.
International Finance Corperation (IFC), together with the Mastercard Foundation, today released a new report documenting the transformation underway in financial inclusion in Sub-Saharan Africa.
After selling $2 billion of Eurobonds, Ghana will prioritize lowering its interest burden and raising revenue to make sure it can continue to service debt, said Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta.
AirtelTigo congratulates the Bank of Ghana, GhIPSS and all stakeholders on the implementation of Mobile Money Interoperability.
State Insurance Company has revealed all government buildings in the country are uninsured in breach of insurance laws
ISSER has called for a more robust domestic resource mobilisation for sustainable national development.
Ghana has concluded discussions with renowned online payments system Paypal and will, therefore, become one of the Paypal-compliant countries soon, Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has announced.
A former Director-General of the Ghana Health Service, Prof. Agyemang Badu Akosa has called on insurance professionals to ‘abide by professionalism and ethics of the insurance profession’.
Sub-Saharan African nations affected by increasing public-debt levels and non-performing loans must take action to address rising vulnerability, the International Monetary Fund said.
Blended finance is a new buzzword in the development finance discourse. While some key definitions and modalities are still under debate, the OECD Development Assistance Committee (DAC) has set out the “rules of the game” alongside publication of a flagship report.
Juapong Textiles and Akosombo Textile Limited are set to receive their portion of funds allocated for existing but struggling companies as part of the stimulus package programme by the government.
E.S.L.A Plc has paid its first tranche interest payments to holders of the seven and 10-year papers.
President Nana Akufo-Addo has stated that as his administration seeks to establish a world-class labour force comparable to any in the world.
The International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) board on Monday approved the next disbursement of about $190 million under Ghana’s aid program, two sources at the Washington-based lender told Reuters.
Indigenous Oil marketing firm Goil has announced its intention to go into electronic money transfer business.
An Electronic Banking Expert, Ebenezer Yalley, has joined the call for mobile money service providers to consider reviewing charges customers pay on mobile money transactions.
The IMF has said Ghana’s new vision of ‘Ghana beyond Aid’ coupled with the first year performance of the economy under President Akufo-Addo is a major inspiration to African countries.
The International Development Association (IDA) has raised $1.5 billion in bonds to address some of the most pressing development issues.
Oradian, a financial inclusion company, is set improve financial access to SMEs with an imminent commencement of its operations in Ghana.
Ghana’s High Commissioner to the UK and Ireland, Papa Owusu-Ankomah has held pledged his support to promoting businesses owned in the UK and Ireland by Ghanaians.
The Minister of Finance says the prospects for Ghana issuing a Samurai bond in the medium term looked good.
Government ended 2017 with a debt stock of ¢142.5 billion cedis, the latest Bank of Ghana summary of Economic and Financial Data showed.
The National Investment Bank (NIB) on Thursday, 22nd March 2018 cut a cake to mark exactly 55 years of the Bank’s establishment.
Government secured more than what it targeted in today’s three-year bond sale. It was looking for GH¢c900 million but got GH¢1.575 million.
The President of GAB, Mr Alhassan Andani, has backed the move by BoG to hand over the management of uniBank to the auditing firm, KPMG, to restore uniBank to financial health.
Some private contractors failed to pay back loans contracted from uniBank, putting the bank in a distressed position, the central bank has conceded.
Three years on and the memories of the devastating firefloods of June 3, 2015 are beginning to fade from our minds, somehow.
The planned International Monetary Fund, (IMF), board meeting to review Ghana’s performance under the 5th and 6th Review of the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) is likely to be postponed by the IMF.
The latest Standard Bank Research has forecasted an improved economic performance and narrowing of the current account deficit in 2018 with the expected cut in electricity tariffs and a continuous strong base effect from food inflation as drivers to bring year-on-year inflation to around 9.3 per cent.
Women’s World Banking Ghana (WWBG) has donated a patients’ health monitor to the Tema General Hospital.
About 319 microfinance institutions across the country have been licensed to operate and are in general compliance with the central bank’s guidelines, the Bank of Ghana has said.
United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc has announced the appointment of Mrs. Abiola Bawuah as the new Regional Chief Executive Officer (RCEO) in charge of six African countries.
Government’s agricultural transformation agenda cannot be realized without agro insurance, according to General Manager of Ghana Agricultural Insurance Pool, Alhaji Ali Muhammad Katu.
uniBank has given the assurance that Agric Development Bank (adb) will retain its focus on agricultural financing despite the acquisition of controlling stake by the former.
Finance Committee of Parliament has engaged with executives of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to review the 2017 fiscal year ahead of the fifth and sixth reviews of the Program.
Access Bank’s W, has once again recorded another milestone through its Maternal Health Support Scheme (MHSS).
A foremost global rating agency, Fitch Ratings affirmed a stable outlook on the Foreign Currency, Long-Term Issuer Default Ratings of UBA Plc's subsidiaries in Cameroon, Ghana and Senegal.
President Akufo-Addo has named international economic and financial lawyer, Elsie Awadzi as the new Second Deputy Governor of the Bank of Ghana.
The number of persons using the biometric smart card e-zwich witnessed a significant increase over the past one year.