Business: Business & Finance

Ghana Will Lose Out If It Fails To Pass Plant Breeders Rights Bill - Researchers

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 Local farmers and others in the agricultural value chain need new technologies to boost food production and add value to produce. This is important to ensure higher income earnings for agriculturists and food security for the economy. Ghanaian agricultural researchers and scientists however, w ...

French Group Invests In Cocoa Processing

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 Cocoa Touton Processing Company Limited (CTPC), a subsidiary of Touton S.A. of France, has signed a bean supply agreement with Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) to process cocoa beans locally. At a ceremony held at the Cocoa House in Accra, Dr Stephen Kwabena Opuni, Chief Executive of COCOBOD, w ...

GE Boss Meets Mahama  

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 Global Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of General Electric (GE), Jeff Immelt has disclosed that his outfit is fulfilling its promise of improving Ghana's energy and healthcare sectors. The GE boss made this known at the Flagstaff House on Tuesday in Accra when he paid a courtesy ...

Providing Gold Mining Solutions: EAR Logistics Shows The Way

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 The Mining industry of Ghana accounts for 5% of the country's GDP and minerals make up 37% of total exports, of which gold contributes over 90% of the total mineral exports. Ghana's mining and minerals development industry and extractive sector still remains focused on gold. Ghana is Afric ...

GE, consortium partners with Excelerate Energy on gas-to-power project at Aboadze

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 General Electric and its consortium partners Endeavor Energy, Eranove and Sage Petroleum, have signed an agreement with Excelerate Energy for the reservation of a floating storage regasification units (FSRU) that will provide storage and regasification of liquefied natural gas (LNG) for the Ghana 10 ...

The modern business of photography

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 The influx of smart phones is fast becoming a threat to the business of photography. For instance if I want to take pictures, I take them on my own with my Smart Phone. I don't require the services of a professional photographer. David Andoh is a dark and tall middle-aged man who has practised ...

$7billion ENI, Vitol deal won't end power crisis - Alex Mould

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 Government says a $7 billion agreement signed Wednesday between ENI and Vitol to produce about 1,200MW of power will not solve the country's current power crisis. Chief Executive of the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation, Alex Mould told Joy News the benefits of the multibillion power agreement ...

Mahama Signs $7bn Oil, Gas Deal

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 Government has signed a $7 billion agreement with energy firms ENI and VITOL for the development of oil and gas off the West Cape Three Points. The project is expected to augment Ghana's power needs and ameliorate the increasing power crisis in the country. The agreement was signed yest ...

Tension At GRA -Over promotions

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 George Blankson, GRA boss There is uneasiness at the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) over the decision by management to promote some junior staff over senior ones. The development, which is said to have demoralized some employees at GRA, could affect revenue mobilization by the Authority. The a ...

Ghana moves to ban Nigerian poultry over bird flu scare

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 Government is taking steps to temporarily ban the importation of poultry products from Nigeria into Ghana following a recent upsurge of bird flu in that country. This according to the Ministry of Food and Agriculture will help prevent a possible outbreak of the disease in Ghana. Veterinary aut ...

GRA takes steps to facilitate trade activities at the Ghana-Togo border

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 The Ghana Revenue Authority is stepping up efforts to halt duplication of activities in the clearance process at the Ghana-Togo Border. The authority is creating a one-stop checkpoint at Nuepe to address the current situation where traders undergo the same checks at both the Ghana and Togo posts. ...

Jobberman Ghana partners Facebook, Airtel on free jobs browsing

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 Ghana's leading jobs website, Jobberman Ghana, has partnered Facebook and Airtel to bring all the latest jobs to the general public through an internet app that will enable free access to some websites. The app, internet.org, will enable people access information on Jobs, education, health, and f ...

Dealing with Sim box fraud: Technology fine, good tax regulation is the way out

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 I have learned of the extraordinary performance of the Ghana Police, the National Communications Authority and the 'famed' SUBAH technology in arresting a gang of telecommunications thieves who use notorious gadgets to route calls through their terminals at lower costs hence denying government taxes ...
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