Category: Business

Build on Policy Summit to eliminate construction industry bottlenecks  ——Vice President, CIOB

Build on Policy Summit to eliminate construction industry bottlenecks ——Vice President, CIOB

The government has been commended for holding the National Policy Summit aimed at providing government Ministries Departments and Agencies (MDAs) a platform to articulate policies and programmes to targeted stakeholders as well as the general public. Mr Rockson Dogbegah, Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) Construction Sector Chair & Vice President, Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB), Africa in an interview with Times […]

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The Maize food supply chain in Ghana: From farm to breakfast table

The Maize food supply chain in Ghana: From farm to breakfast table

MAIZE is one of the most important staple food crop grown in Ghana that meets the nutritional needs of both humans and livestock. It is a rich source of energy, vitamins and some amount of protein. Maize ensures food security According to Coulter et al. (1993), maize is a staple crop grown in almost all parts of the Country, and […]

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GRA Governing Board tasked to raise more revenue

The Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta has tasked the new Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) Governing Board to work hard to raise more revenue to meet government revenue targets. The government in its 2017 budget had projected to raise more than GHȻ34 billion revenue from import and export duties from the country’s ports. He said the numerous initiatives outlined by the […]

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First Atlantic Bank opens two branches

First Atlantic Bank (FAB) Limited has opened two new branches at Kasoa in the Central Region and Madina in Accra to bring banking services to the doorstep of customers. The move forms part of the efforts to establish the footprint of the bank in the nook and cranny of the country and brings the bank’s branches to 28. Speaking at […]

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LG, Somotex to introduce energy saving air conditioner

LG Electronics has introduced its advanced LG Dualcool Air Conditioner with Dual Inverter technology onto the Ghanaian market.   The introduction of the new product is aimed at helping consumers save as much as 70 per cent on electricity consumption with an increased cooling capacity of 40 per cent thereby reducing bills.   The product features a dual inverter compressor […]

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Government urged to review corporate taxes on rural banks

Government urged to review corporate taxes on rural banks

Mr Vincent Blaychie Essien, chairman of the Board of Directors of the Ahantaman Rural Bank Limited has stated that the imposition of high rate of corporate taxes on rural banks is gradually affecting the operations of most rural banks in the country. He said, per their mandate, rural banks were supposed to alleviate poverty and build up the economic livelihoods […]

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Dentsu Aegis to launch consumer connection system

Dentsu Aegis to launch consumer connection system

  Advertising and Communications firm, Dentsu Aegis Network Ghana, is set to launch a comprehensive research tool that will provide clients with unique, indepth insight into consumer behaviour and their relationship with media.   The platform, known as the Consumer Connection System (CCS), is a consumer, lifestyle and product survey that is widely regarded as the most indepth single source […]

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Capital Bank launches ‘V12’ campaign

Capital Bank has launched a campaign dubbed, “V12” which seeks to enable customers of the bank to achieve their financial goals in line with the bank’s proposition of delivering superior quality. It is to also to consolidate the bank’s position as the best retail bank and the best bank in terms of savings and deposits. Launching the campaign in Accra, […]

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Ecobank expects banking sector to record stronger growth

Ecobank Ghana says it expects the country’s banking sector to record stronger growth this year as the economy rebounds.   Improved contribution from the oil sector and the timely resolution of the outstanding Bulk Oil Distributing Companies (BDCs) loan challenges according to the bank would result in the growth.   Board Chairman of Ecobank Ghana, Mr. Terence Darko speaking at […]

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ABL supports World Press Freedom Day

ABL supports World Press Freedom Day

Accra Brewery Limited (ABL), on Wednesday, May 3 joined the Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) to commemorate World Press Freedom Day in Accra. The company also presented a cheque for GHȻ10, 000 to the GJA. A statement released in Accra said the gesture was in recognition of ABL’s support for press freedom and high journalistic standards in the country. It said […]

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