A former Chief Executive Officer of Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC), Alex Mould has questioned why Ghanaians and the media are quiet after the PDS investigation.
Residents of Keta in the Volta Region, continue to express mixed feelings about the government’s determination to construct a seaport in the area.
Mr. Hardy took over from Alwyn Pretorius who now leads Newmont Goldcorp’s South America Region.
Uber has dropped rates on UberX in Accra by up to 10% as part of the many incentives it has rolled out to improve the earnings of its driver-partners in Ghana.
Listed below are offenses that may seem like nothing too egregious by themselves, but a few put together will make others roll their eyes every time they see you coming.
Support systems are essential for every professional, but for HR practitioners, it’s a necessary lifeline.
The bottom line is that Africa needs long term investment (money) at low rates to develop its much-needed infrastructure.
I shall become the Governor of the Bank of Ghana one day, I am not there yet but I will be there! History has it that, just two days before the declaration of Ghana`s political independence on 4th March 1957, the Bank of Ghana was formally established by the Bank of Ghana Ordinance (No. 34) of 1957, passed by the then British Parliament.
The guzzling demand and consumption of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) by Industry and commercial vehicles was identified as the major cause of the shortage of the commodity on the market.
Until the recent pensions reform, one of the major challenges that had confronted employees, both in the formal and informal sector, had to do with the low benefits and growth of their pension contributions as they near or go on retirement.
There are more people with phones than with bank accounts. The Financial sector has now realized that they can use these mobile phones as tools for Digital Financial Inclusion. This provides a great solution for the underbanked or unbanked.
A take-or-pay is a two-way street; the IPP also MUST provide a minimum amount electricity and there are normally penalties if the IPP misses this simple KPI.
GN Bank/Savings completed the six-month transition from universal bank to Savings and loans at the end of June, under the supervision of the Bank of Ghana.
Facebook; arguably, the world’s most popular social media platform, is set to roll-out a global currency and financial infrastructure by 2020.
“There is nothing permanent except change,” said Greek philosopher Heraclitus, and how true this is Change – and fast-paced change – is a hallmark of today’s society.
In recent times, the Financial Sector in Ghana has come under strict scrutiny from its regulators. The Central Bank of Ghana (BOG) for instance, has been very stern in whipping both Financial and Non-Bank Financial Institutions into shape.
As a resident of Accra’s traffic-zone, Spintex road, I’m always in a dilemma after 10 hours of hard work.
Credit Guarantee Bond insurance policy is often confused with advance mobilization policy. Technically, one could easily qualify as a sub-set of the other, but the two are different.
The private sector has a role to play in achieving the sustainable development goals and Vivo Energy Ghana is committed to playing its part as a leading oil marketing company to ensure no one is left behind.
The regular shareholder is usually not involved in the routine company operations but would always want to protect his or her interest. This is done through the company's employees, its executives and its board of directors.
Typically, an Induction Ceremony is the symbolic beginning to a member’s service as a professional in any profession, with class!
Land litigation may not be new or peculiar to any specific geographical area but for the sake of this piece, I would wish to limit the discussion to what pertains in the national capital city, Accra.
I had the opportunity to participate in the 10th edition of the Africa Regional Correspondent Banking Academy organised by Standard Chartered Bank, that came off at Hyatt Regency, Johannesburg, South Africa on the 4th and 5th July 2019.
There have been lots of assertions that Sankofa Gye Nyame projects’ gas price is higher than the price of Gas that is landed in Ghana from Nigeria or is higher than the price of Jubilee gas or TEN gas.
Solidaridad welcomes the prospect of the new floor price improving farmers’ income but contends that it will not be sufficient to achieve a living income for farmers.
It is an undeniable fact that the most important thing which has sustained most businesses in Ghana for decades is Trust.
An athlete who wants to enjoy risky sports has to follow safety rules; in like manner, any individual who wants to produce superior investment returns has to follow foundational principles and benchmarks that have been used by several successful investors and has proved to work most of the time in both bull and bear markets.
Ghana’s programme with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) was concluded on March 20, 2019. It brought to fruition a 4-year Extended Credit Facility (ECF) aimed at helping the country reduce its then large fiscal and current account deficits.
In 2017, over GH¢15million in Community Social Responsibility (CSR) capital was deployed by the banking sector to finance community projects.
Countries that rely mainly on International Travel receipts suffer more from such uncertainties than those with large domestic tourist markets which can bolster the economy until the destination recovers from the shock.
This year, new job losses are resulting from the completion of three mergers.
Recently, when the leadership of the Ghana Bar Association (GBA), and the National Council of the Bar called on President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to discuss some pertinent national issues bordering on the “culture of impunity” and the current state of the economy, amongst other issues, the President had ceased the opportunity to express his discomfort with the sliding cedi value against its international counterparts.
Ken Ofori-Atta assumed his role as Chairman of the World Bank’s Development Committee at this year’s International Monetary Fund/World Bank Spring Meetings. This is a first for Ghana.
2017 and 2018 will be remembered as the period the central bank of Ghana stepped up its game to reform and address some ailing issues in Ghana`s financial sector.
The name and concept of Microfinance is synonymous with greed, but why?
“Our beloved country, is free forever.” These words, spoken by our first president at the dawn of our independence, have echoed in the hearts of every Ghanaian for the sixty-two years that we have been a free and independent state.
Providing adequate protection for critical infrastructure- electricity, railways, hospitals as well as defense systems- from criminals including cybercriminals has become a priority of many countries in recent times.
Indeed, this subject appears to dominate our industry landscape in recent times and the discussion is still ongoing.
The development prospects of Blockchain markets are tremendous.
Should the Minister of Finance Ken Ofori – Atta allocate funds to pay for premiums which should insure Ghana against any climate and disaster in the 2020 budget, considering the financial constraint we find ourselves as a nation?
Over the last few decades, banking services have changed from manual, brick and mortar to a more digital and innovative service, with much focus on the millennial consumer, emerging and young affluent that need a one-stop shop for all their banking needs.
I have found putting together this write up very necessary due to the massive feedback I have received since the time I published my first article on cryptocurrencies. It signals that there is a great craving for the right retail investment education on cryptocurrency investment.
In any event, once the loss occurred while the vehicle is at the garage or workshop, one will only get compensated if the garage has an appropriate insurance, as discussed above.
Further depreciation of the cedi in 2019 is limited based on our outlook on key economic indicators and foreign exchange inflows this year.
It is sort of an irony that we have some of the best economists the nation has ever produced in government yet the Ghana Cedi has a mind of its own.
The variation in data is attributable to the metrics adopted in the deal flows and types of deals, investment size reported for the period 2018.
Paragraph 25 of the FY2019 Budget notes that the government was on course to meet its “fiscal deficit target of 4.5 percent for the year (3.7 percent in the rebased series)” and that “this will be the second consecutive year this government has achieved its fiscal deficit target”.
With the president finally stating publicly that he is “upset” over the rapidly depreciating cedi, it’s time for a national economic forum to seek ideas...
Ghana’s steel industry is dominated by the production of iron rods and steel coils with the manufacturing process mainly done by a hot rolling process of converting scrap metals and billets into iron rods, coils and steel balls for the construction, mining and allied industries.
Part 1 of this article drew attention to the Section of the 2019 Budget that provided a non-comprehensive yet high bailout or public debt of the financial sector restructuring.
Since assuming office in 2017, Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, has used various schemes and strategies to enrich and empower his financial empire and impoverish other companies...
Rules and regulations are required in every game to ensure fairness. The same principle is applicable to elections, whether conducted locally or nationally.