Business & Finance
BY Melvin Tarlue

Minister Blames Unemployment On Lack Of Qualification

Friday, August 01, 2014 Haruna Iddrisu speaking at the launch The Minister of Employment and Labour Relations, Haruna Iddrisu has attributed the high youth unemployment rate in Ghana to the lack of technical qualifications. According to him, there were many job opportunities that Ghanaian youth could explore ...
By Jeffrey De-Graft Johnson

No Show At NLA, MTN Trial

Friday, August 01, 2014 The much-anticipated judgment in the case which National Lottery Authority NLA filed an ex-parte application in an Accra Circuit Court, presided over by Francis Obiri to stop MTN from holding its Go Rio promotion could not be delivered. The trial judge, Justice L. L. Mensah said the about 4 ...

Seth Terkper, Finance Minister

Ghana, World Bank Sign $156m Agreement

Friday, August 01, 2014 Seth Terkper, Finance Minister Ghana and the World Bank have signed a financing agreement for 156 million to enhance access to secondary education in underserved districts of the country. Finance Minister Seth Tekper signed for Ghana while Yusupha Crookes, World Bank Country Director, signed ...
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GIPC Dismisses Reports About Tax Exemptions

Friday, August 01, 2014 Mawuena Trebah Mawuena Trebah, Chief Executive Officer CEO of the Ghana Investment Promotion Center GIPC, has dismissed reports that her outfit granted tax exemption to certain companies operating in the country. According to her, stringent measures governing the granting of tax exemptions ...

MTN brightens over 2000 lives through 'GO RIO' promo

Friday, August 01, 2014 Ghanas leading telecommunications network, MTN Ghana, has transformed the lives of over two thousand of its subscribers in the just ended Go Rio promotion. At the end of the four month long promotion, 15 customers drove off brand new Kia Rio Saloon cars, 18 customers had the experience of a l ...

Don't bet against cedi- BOG Governor warns speculators

Thursday, July 31, 2014 Governor of the Bank of Ghana Dr Kofi Wampah is warning speculators talking down on the cedi and betting against it to beware because they will lose their bet. He said government is taking measures to arrest the free fall of the cedi and resolve the dire economic challenges facing the country. ...

Skills Development Fund awards GH¢41.3 million grants

Thursday, July 31, 2014 The Skills Development Fund SDF has awarded grants, totalling GH 41.3 million to 170 firms and organisations in support of innovative skills and technology development initiatives in the public and private sectors. The grants were offered under the Funds 4th Call for Proposal to beneficiarie ...

Joy Business wins Media Reportage award at SME Ghana Awards

Thursday, July 31, 2014 Joy Business has been awarded for innovation and creativity in business reporting. A 3-minute news-feature, JOY BUSINESS VAN, won the Media Reportage Award at the maiden edition of the SME Ghana Awards held in Accra last night. The JOY BUSINESS VAN is an on-the-ground feature presented b ...
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Finatrade Foundation offers five-week internship to nine students

Thursday, July 31, 2014 Accra, July 30, GNA - Mr John Awuni, Director of Corporate Affairs of Finatrade Group of Companies, says internship for university agricultural students had over the years formed part of the scholarship scheme of the corporate entity. He said the internship is to give the students practical know ...
Seth Terkper

Ghana and World Bank sign $156 million agreement

Thursday, July 31, 2014 Accra, July 30, GNA - Ghana and the World Bank have signed a financing agreement for 156 million dollars to enhance access to secondary education in underserved districts of the country. Finance Minister Mr Seth Tekper signed for Ghana while Mr Yusupha Crookes, World Bank Country Director, signe ...
Cocoa Processing Company

Cocoa Processing Company needs capital restructuring

Thursday, July 31, 2014 Accra, July 31, GNA - Shareholders of Cocoa Processing Company Limited CPC have asked its Board of Directors to consider capital reconstruction to enable them to know the true performance of the company. Mr Sas George, president of CPC Shareholders Association, tasked the majority shareholders ...
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Assemblies must set ambitious revenue targets

Thursday, July 31, 2014 Ms Helen Adjoa Ntoso Ho, July 31, GNA - Ms Helen Adjoa Ntoso, the Volta Regional Minster , has appealed to Municipal and District assemblies in the Region to set ambitious revenue targets and challenge revenue officers to work towards attaining them. She threw the challenge at a meeting of Vol ...
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Standard Chartered doubles commitment to Power Africa to $5bn

Thursday, July 31, 2014 Accra , July 31, GNA - Standard Chartered has more than doubled its commitment to Power Africa by increasing its pledge from 2 billion to 5 billion, after reaching its initial commitment in 12 months. For President Obamas launch of Power Africa in July 2013, Standard Chartered initially com ...
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