Business: Business & Finance

Stanchart Ghana Opens Digital Branch At Achimota

Monday, May 2, 2016 Accra , May 2, GNA - Standard Chartered Ghana has opened a fully 'digital' branch at the Achimota retail centre, where customers can interact through technology as the bank find new ways of meeting customer needs. The branch offers a blend of traditional face to face banking and the digital life ...

HFC Bank confident of growth, profitability

Monday, May 2, 2016 Accra , May 2, GNA - HFC Bank says it is confident about a return to profitability this year, buoyed by its new suite of seven exciting deposit products launched onto the market in January. The bank also hopes to drive growth on the back of good customer service, a new performance-driven culture, ...

Unscrupulous revenue mobilization officers hindering progress - Budget officer

Monday, May 2, 2016 By Samuel Akapule, GNA Bolgatanga, May 2, GNA - The Social Public Expenditure and Financial Accountability (SPEFA) members have been urged to assist the Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) to halt the diversion of the assembly revenue by unscrupulous revenue mobilization officer ...

Register with the Commission, data processors urged

Monday, May 2, 2016 By Alimatu Quaye, GNA Accra, May 2, GNA - The Data Protection Commission (DPC) has called on data controllers and processors to register with the Commission. In a statement signed by Mrs Teki Akuetteh Falconer, Executive Director DPC, warned practitioners that they could be prosecuted for violat ...

Ecobank and Old Mutual introduce Retirement Savings Plan

Monday, May 2, 2016 By Edna A. Quansah, GNA Accra, April 29, GNA - Ecobank Ghana and Old Mutual Ghana, have jointly introduced the Ecobank Retirement Savings Product at a launch held in Accra. The Ecobank Retirement Savings Plan tagged: 'The EcoRetire,' is to provide the bank's retail clients with a flexible medium ...

Journalists for Business Advocacy holds training workshop

Monday, May 2, 2016 Accra, May 2, GNA - The Journalists for Business Advocacy (JBA) has held a two-day advocacy workshop to train and sensitise journalists on business reporting, especially on Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (SMEs). The training sponsored by Ecobank Ghana saw the participation of journalists from ...

Agribusiness Systems International completes project successfully

Monday, May 2, 2016 By Iddi Yire, GNA Ho, May 2 GNA - Agribusiness Systems International (ASI), the implementer of the Ghana Commercialisation of Rice Project (G-CORP), has organized a project close-out workshop in Ho. The Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) provided the funding and technical support f ...

CRIG rewards Director for leading coffee industry's revival

Monday, May 2, 2016 By Edmund Quaynor, GNA New Tafo (E/R), May 02, GNA - The Cocoa Research Institute of Ghana (CRIG) has rewarded one of its Directors, Dr. F. K. Oppong, for leading the revival of the coffee industry. He has supervised the successful rehabilitation of 1,045 hectares of coffee plantation and assist ...

Journalists for Business urge government to withdraw Stabilisation Levy

Monday, May 2, 2016 Accra, May 02, GNA - The Journalists for Business Advocacy (JBA) has urged the Government to withdraw the National Fiscal Stabilisation Levy (NFSL). This, the advocacy group says, would lessen the financial difficulties that face companies through the imposition of the levy. A statement issued ...

Groupe Nduom invests heavily in the Upper West Region

Monday, May 2, 2016 Groupe Nduom is continuing its commitment to long term investments in the Ghanaian economy. The Upper West Region, will in this coming week, witness the launch of massive Groupe Nduom investments in a region considered to be the poorest in the country. It is the single largest private sector i ...

Lack of certified seeds hampering rice production - Director

Monday, May 2, 2016 By Iddi Yire, GNA Ho, May 02, GNA - The lack of certified seeds is hampering rice production in the country, Torgbui Azadagli III, the Ho Municipal Director of Agriculture, has said. He suggested that the Government and stakeholders such as the Centre for Scientific and Industrial Research colla ...

World Bank raises forecast for crude oil prices

Monday, May 2, 2016 By Maxwell Awumah, GNA Hohoe (V/R), May 2, GNA - The World Bank is raising its 2016 forecast for crude oil prices to $ 41 per barrel from $ 37 per barrel in its latest Commodity Markets Outlook. This represents a drop of 19 per cent from the 2015, as an oversupply in markets is expected to reced ...

Busy launches new mobile app for android devices

Monday, May 2, 2016 Delivering on its commitment to enriching lives through limitless connectivity, internet service provider, Busy has launched its mobile app for android devices. The mobile app, known as My Busy4G is aimed at enhancing the customer experience for all Busy 4G users while empowering them to enjoy se ...
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