Business: Business & Finance

Government Pledges More Packages To Boost Cocoa Production

Friday, February 5, 2016 New Edubiase, Feb 5, GNA - Dr. Stephen Opuni, Chief Executive of COCOBOD, has indicated the government's unwavering determination to make cocoa farming more attractive and rewarding. It would continue to introduce incentive packages and provide strong technical and extension services support to r ...

CSIR-SARI launches legumes project

Friday, February 5, 2016 Tamale, Feb 05, GNA - The Tropical Legumes (III) Project aimed at developing sustainable legume seed systems to enhance yield increases in groundnut and cowpea production by smallholder farmers, has been launched. The impact-oriented venture, seeks to leverage learning and strategies to include w ...

Kosmos Energy is in an enviable financial position - Country Manager

Friday, February 5, 2016 Accra, Feb. 4, GNA - Mr Joe Mensah, Vice President and Country Manager for Kosmos Energy Ghana on Thursday said Kosmos Energy was in an enviable financial position compared to their peers in the oil industry. He said that with an active hedging programme the company had been able to shield itself ...

TOR Resumes Operation Ahead Of April 2016 Target

Friday, February 5, 2016 The Tema Oil Refinery (TOR) has begun full operations ahead of the April 2016 target it set for itself last year. TOR has not been refining crude for more than a year due to huge debts and failure to secure letters of credits. Starr News can confirm that TOR has received three milli ...

Access Bank Expands Presence With New Bolgatanga Branch

Friday, February 5, 2016 As part of its branch expansion strategy to bring its services closer to customers, Access Bank has opened an ultra-modern branch in the business district of Bolgatanga. The Bolga branch brings the bank rsquo;s business locations to a total of 45 across the country and is part of the Bank ...

No increment in Intercity STC fares

Friday, February 5, 2016 Accra, Feb. 4, GNA - The Intercity STC Coaches Limited (ISTC) on Thursday announced that it would not increase its fares despite the recent increases in fuel prices. A statement issued in Accra by Engineer Awuku Dzuazah, Deputy Managing Director of the Company, said the governing board and manage ...

Poultry farmers in Dormaa Ahenkro attend seminar

Friday, February 5, 2016 Dormaa - Ahenkro (B/A), Feb. 4, GNA - The Dormaa Poultry Farmers Association in collaboration with Shyams (Ghana) Limited and Koudijs Animal Nutrition B. V. has held a day's seminar for some poultry farmers in Dormaa - Ahenkro. The seminar was held to educate farmers about best practices in poult ...
Rosy Fynn, Marketing Director at Airtel Ghana.

Airtel Launches ‘In The Name Of Love’ Promo

Friday, February 5, 2016 Airtel Ghana has announced plans to celebrate and reward its cherished customers in February, the 'love month' through a Valentine Day promotion dubbed, 'In the Name of Love.' The promotion, which seeks to raise excitement among Airtel customers about Valentine, will offer them the opportunity ...
George Ofori (2nd left) speaking at the recent press confab

Suspend ECOWAS External Tariffs Traders Tell Gov’t

Friday, February 5, 2016 Traders have kicked against the implementation of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Common External Tariffs (CET) at Ghana 8217;s ports. According to them, government has already overburdened Ghanaian traders with numerous taxes and therefore they would not accept the new ...

‘High Fuel Prices Affecting Vehicle Maintenance’

Friday, February 5, 2016 Drivers in the Volta regional capital of Ho, particularly the commercial ones, have expressed concern about the increases in fuel prices. Drivers in the Volta region have for some time been silent about the development. The Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the Ghana Private Road Transport Uni ...
Robert Le Hunte cuts the sod to open the new branch

HFC Bank Relocates Tudu Branch

Friday, February 5, 2016 HFC Bank has relocated its Tudu branch to a new and improved setting at Dakmak House, Kojo Thompson Road since 1st February, 2016. This new branch depicts the new look and feel of HFC Bank banking halls which will characterise its entire branch network across the country. The move ...

Recharge Card Sellers Angry

Friday, February 5, 2016 Retailers of mobile phone recharge cards have stated that they will increase the prices of the cards by 10 percent from Monday, February 8, 2016. The retailers, who were represented by Mobile Money Merchants and Phone Sellers Association of Ghana (MMOMAG), accused the telecommunications companies ...

Petra Trust MD urges workers to invest in 3rd tier pension schemes

Friday, February 5, 2016 Endeavour to invest in the 3rd tier voluntary pension schemes if you want to enjoy the special incentives in the 3-tier Pension scheme, that is the advice to workers in both the formal and informal sectors by Kofi Fynn ndash; the Managing Director of Pensions Service Provider, Petra Trus ...
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