Category: Business

Allocate 10 percent of Pension Funds for private sector  —Tony Elumelu

Allocate 10 percent of Pension Funds for private sector —Tony Elumelu

African governments  should allocate 10 percent of Pension Funds to support the private sector especially entrepreneurs, Tony O. Elumelu, Chairman of the United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc has suggested. He said African governments were   still following the model being used by the developed countries in administering Pension Funds, which made it difficult for the private sector to access  such […]

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MultiChoice launches reward packages for customers

MultiChoice, has introduced two new incentive programmes to express   appreciation to DSTV and GOtv customers. Dubbed DStv THANKS and GOtv WOW, the customer-focused programmes, according to the company were aimed at recognising and rewarding subscribers for their commitment to the brands. Under the promotion, customers who remained continuously connected to DStv and GOtv nonstop for three months or more would […]

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Discussants share views on 2017 budget

Discussants at a post budget seminar have expressed mixed reactions on government’s 2017 budget statement presented by Finance minister Ken Ofori-Atta. While some of them expressed the hope that the budget would spur economic growth following the reduction and abolishing of “nuisance” taxes and levies, others held opposing views. Making a presentation at the 2017 national budget seminar organised by […]

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Ghana will continue to share EU’s vision – Minister

Ghana will continue to share EU’s vision – Minister

Ghana will continue to share the vision of the European Union (EU) to ensure socio-economic growth Mr John-Peter Amewu, the Minister of Lands and Natural Resources has said. He said this would make the government to live up to the expectations of the citizenry to ensure economic growth and create job opportunities. Mr Amewu said this when Mr William Hanna, […]

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CEO of Prudential Life gets top position

CEO of Prudential Life gets top position

The Chief Executive Officer of Prudential Life Insurance Ghana Mr Emmanuel Mokobi Aryee, has been appointed to the Leadership Team of Prudential plc. The Leadership Team of Prudential Plc is one of the world’s leading financial services groups. Matt Lilley, CEO Prudential Africa congratulating Emmanuel on his appointment in a statement said “This appointment highlights Emmanuel’s outstanding performance in managing […]

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GPHA records 59 per cent increase in transit trade

GPHA records 59 per cent increase in transit trade

The Golden Jubilee Terminal at the Tema Port in 2016 recorded a 59 per cent increase in the number of transit trade it handled during the year. A total of 44,000 Twenty-Foot Equivalent Unit (TEUs) were handled showing a 59 per cent increment over the 27,810 worked on in 2015. Mrs Esther Gyebi-Donkor, Golden Jubilee Terminal Manager, disclosed this to […]

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Government to establish Financial Stability Council

Government to establish Financial Stability Council

A Financial Stability Council (FSC) is to be established to assess the vulnerabilities affecting the performance of the financial industry in the country. The Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta who announced this when he presented the budget statement and government economic policy to Parliament last week, said the establishment of the FSC had become necessary due to the overexposure of […]

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Jomoro district prepares for mass rice production

Assembly Members in the Jomoro District have been asked to identify farmers in their respective areas with lands suitable for rice cultivation for official registration. Mr. Paul Essien, the Member of Parliament for the area, gave the directives at the weekend in Tikobo No.1 near Half-Assini during a private meeting with assembly members in the area. He said the Ministry […]

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Air France launches direct flights to Ghana

Air France launches direct flights to Ghana

The introduction of direct flights on the Paris-Accra route is the latest step by Air France in its long term moves to increase its services in Africa, Mr. Jean-Marc Janaillac, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Air France KLM has said. The launch, he said would strengthen the partnership between France and Ghana, reinforce business relations and improve tourism. Air […]

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Silver Star Auto opens new branch

Silver Star Auto opens new branch

Silver Star Auto Limited (SSAL), has marked the one-year anniversary of its Suzuki dealership with the opening of a new branch on the Graphic Road in Accra. The company also used the occasion to launch two new Suzuki models; the Baleno and the Ignis. The newly opened ultra-modern complex comprises a modern showroom, a well-stocked spare parts warehouse, and a […]

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