BoG Must Improve Regulation Without Abandoning Local Economy: Speakers At XYZ Business Forum

Speakers at the maiden Business Forum of Radio XYZ call on the Bank of Ghana to improve its regulatory focus in order to enhance the competitiveness of banks and serve the lower ends of the economy better than is currently the case. The forum, which attracted participants from academia and the business community in Accra, […]

Government To Meet Stakeholders Over The Suspended Towing Levy This Thursday

Government has scheduled a meeting with various towing companies this Thursday, September 7 to discuss concerns raised about the suspended towing levy. This comes, barely three weeks after the Transport Ministry was compelled to suspend its implementation following the huge public outcry. The meeting with Senior Minister; Yaw Osafo Maafo is expected to find the […]

Government To Convert Mineral Deposits Fund To Train Youth

Government has expressed interest in converting the country’s mineral deposits into ready funds to support the training and education of the youth in technical know-how so as to engender the much needed hands on development agenda.Speaking at the 26th Meeting of the board of governors of the African Capacity Building Foundation in Accra, Senior Minister […]

XYZ Broadcasting Holds Its Maiden Business Forum

XYZ Broadcasting holds its maiden XYZ Business Forum under the theme “Enhancing the competitiveness of Indigenous Banks”. As Ghana seeks to become a major business hub, the strength of the country’s indigenous banks is critical to business success. It is with this in mind that Speakers at the forum will discuss topical issues relating to […]

Business Progresses Smoothly At Ports As Paperless System Rolls On

 The Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority says the much awaited paperless port transactions has kicked-off successfully after it officially began on Friday, September 1. According to the General Manager, Marketing and Corporate Affairs of GPHA, Esther Gyebi-Donkor, as expected on weekends, the revenue centre was a bit slow, but pockets of clearing agents came to […]

Finance Minister Launches Tax Stamp Policy

Ken Ofori Atta Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta, has launched the tax stamp policy as part of government’s effort to address the counterfeiting of products on the markets and to improve revenue generation.He said the implementation of the tax stamps policy was not an imposition of additional tax by government but a measure to protect genuine […]

Cocoa Farmers in Ejisu-Juaben protest over destruction of 5000 Acre Farmlands

Some farmers in some communities in the Ejisu-Juaben Municipality on Wednesday protested against the sale of their farmland by Nana Afrane Okese IV, Ejisumanhene. Hundreds of farmers from Abenase, Ampabame, Edwinase, Onwe, and Asarpong say the chief has sold lands on which they have their cocoa farms, to a private developer and the Ghana Free […]

Agric Minister Hints Of Implementation Of One Village One Dam This Dry Season

The Minister of Food and Agriculture, Dr. Owusu Afriyie has hinted of the implementation of the One Village One Dam policy this dry season.He said the Ministry has a well thought out plan that will be submitted to Cabinet for approval.The One Village One Dam policy is one of the flagship programmes of the NPP […]

Ghana To Leverage On ECOWAS Market To Grow

The Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, says Government is looking at both internal and external strategies to reform the economy and market its goods and services. She expressed the belief that the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), with a population of 350 million, could provide that leverage to […]

Ghana Extends IMF Programme

Ghana will continue to remain under the International Monetary Fund programme for one more year, the Board of the fund has confirmed. The IMF also approved 94.2 million dollars for Ghana under the fourth review on Wednesday. This brings the total disbursement under the program to 565.2 million dollars with the remainder being tied to […]

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