Business & Finance

Mango Farmers Want Gov't Support To Combat Fruit-flies

Tuesday, September 02, 2014 Mango farmers at Somanya, capital of the Yilo Krobo District in the Eastern Region, are calling for government support in combatting fruit-flies on their farms. Detected in Ghana from February 2005, the flies attack several commercially produced fruit and vegetables - with mango as one of the pr ...

Singapore gov't to train Ghanaians in oil and gas

Tuesday, September 02, 2014 The government of Singapore has agreed to a proposal from the Minister of Energy and Petroleum Emmanuel Armah-Kofi Buah for 15 engineers and 40 technicians to undertake various training programs in oil and gas to enable them return to Ghana with the countrys second floating, production, storage and ...

Affordable smartphones drive data consumption on MTN

Tuesday, September 02, 2014 MTN Ghana says it is realizing increased data consumption on its network largely because of the sale of affordable smartphones in partnership of Original Equipment Manufacturers OEMs like Tecno, Huawei and Nokia. CEO of MTN Ghana, Serame Tuakobong made the acknowledgement at the launch of this ...

Ghacem assists Ghana Armed Forces

Monday, September 01, 2014 Leading cement manufacturer, Ghacem Limited, has paid glowing tribute to the Ghana Armed Forces GAF for the dynamism discipline and prudence it attaches to its work and undertakings. Ghacem particularly praised the leadership of GAF for their judicious use of cement bags which was donated to t ...
Some local tilapia farmers busy at work

Provide Tilapia Boost Plan -GAWU

Monday, September 01, 2014 Some local tilapia farmers busy at work Members of theGeneral AgriculturalWorkers UnionGAWU have calledon government todisclose how it intends to increasetilapia production locally followingits announcement of a ban on theimportation of the fish. The Ministry of Fisheries Aquacultu ...

GSS, Others Get $40m

Monday, September 01, 2014 Dr. Osei Boeh-Ocansey The Ghana Statistical ServiceGSS and nine other Ministries,Departments and Agencies MDAswithin the National Statistical Systemhave received 40 million from governmentand its development partners.The funds would support theagencies to produce timely statisticsfor ...

Edusei Foundation Supports Otumfuo Charity Fund

Monday, September 01, 2014 Staff of the Foundation presenting the cheque to Otumfuo Osei Tutu II The Edusei Foundation, a Non-Governmental Organization NGO,has donated GHâ80,000 to supportthe Otumfuo Osei Tutu II CharityFund in Kumasi, Ashanti region. The donation forms part of Dr.Kwame Bawuah-Eduseis commit ...

Gh¢10m battery theft rocks MTN

Monday, September 01, 2014 A total of Gh10m worth of powerbackup battery thefts have been recorded by MTN, the leading telecommunications company in Ghana this year at its Antenna located sites throughout the country. The modus operandi of the criminals is that they liaise with security personnel on duty or forge Identi ...

Bank of Ghana lending to government 'abnormal'

Monday, September 01, 2014 The Bank of Ghana financed 70 percent of the governments GH4.8billion budget deficit in the first half of the year, continuing a trend of excessive lending to the government which analysts warn could harm the economy. The level of financing appears immoderate when compared to recent yea ...

VRA, four others to sign gas agreement

Sunday, August 31, 2014 The Volta River Authority VRA and four companies -- outside the NGas consortium -- based in Nigeria are close to signing a gas sales agreement for the supply of gas via the West African Gas Pipeline to power its thermal plants. The four companies are: ND Western, which bought Shells asset in ...

More people port than Glo, Expresso customers combined

Saturday, August 30, 2014 At the end of the third year of Mobile Number Portability MNP in Ghana, a total of 1,655,404 have ported their numbers successfully and that is more than the customers of Glo and Expresso put together. The latest mobile cellular subscriber base report for June 2014 shows that Expresso has 127, ...

SGL Royal Kapital commences operations in Ghana

Saturday, August 30, 2014 A new financial investment advisory institution, the SGL Royal Kapita Limited, officially opened for business on Wednesday, pledging to provide informal workers innovative investment instruments. The Company, a wholly owned advisory subsidiary of Stepwise Group Limited SGL, a Ghanaian based bu ...

GLICO Supports Abossey-Okai Spare Parts Association

Friday, August 29, 2014 Representatives of Abossey Okai Spare Parts Dealers Association left receiving the cheque from management of GLICO Group right. GLICO GROUP, as part of its corporate social responsibility, has presented a cheque for GH12,000.00 to the Abossey-Okai Spare Parts Dealers Association to purchase ...
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