Business: Business & Finance

Umb Outdoors New Media Campaign

Friday, May 22, 2015 The Universal Merchant Bank has reaffirmed its commitment to customer satisfaction with the launch of a campaign dubbed lsquo;We value you more-You First rdquo;. The bank says the brand communication campaign is to build on the success of its year-long rebranding project; which was heralded by ...

Veep urges Microsoft to support government

Friday, May 22, 2015 Accra, May 22, GNA - Vice President Paa Kwesi Amissah-Arthur has called on Microsoft Corporation to support the government to provide ICT training to the physically challenged and women to enable them become more productive. He said with the training the disable and women who could not previou ...

StanChart positive about future growth prospects

Friday, May 22, 2015 Accra, May 22, GNA - Standard Chartered Bank Ghana remains positive about its future growth prospects despite the difficult economic climate. The bank is hopeful that its very strict risk management policies and discipline would help to improve the non-performing loans (NPL) ratio and to recov ...

Fuel taxes must be suspended - CUTS

Friday, May 22, 2015 Accra, May 22, Accra - CUTS Ghana, a local non-governmental organisation has asked the government to suspend the special taxes on petroleum prices in the wake of the power crisis to help corporate entities to stay in business. 'At a time when most businesses have to rely on diesel or petrol-ru ...

MP for Nabdam takes govt. to task on workers' allowances

Friday, May 22, 2015 Accra, May 22, GNA - Mr Boniface Gambila, Member of Parliament for Nabdam Constituency in the Upper East Region, has asked the Government to upgrade and review Travel and Transport, Out-of-Station allowance and per diem for Civil Servants. He argued that this was very necessary in view of incr ...

UN to launch Hunger Report

Friday, May 22, 2015 Accra, May 22, GNA - On Wednesday May 27, the three Rome-based UN food agencies - will publish the 2015 edition of their annual The State of Food Insecurity in the World (SOFI) Report. The SOFI Report by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the International Fund for ...

MMT saga: Government accused of violating Company's Act

Friday, May 22, 2015 Corporate Governance Expert, Joe Aboagye Debrah says government rsquo;s failure to reconstitute the board for the Metro Mass Transit Company Limited is an infringement on the Company rsquo;s Act. He said government could have at least instituted a minimum of two people to sit on the board while i ...

Vodafone Ghana makes three new appointments

Friday, May 22, 2015 Accra, May 22, GNA - Mr Eric Tettey, former Research and Investigations Advisor at Tullow Oil Ghana, has been appointed as the Corporate Security Manager of Vodafone. Mr Martison Obeng-Agyei, former Chief Executive of EMG Multimedia, a marketing services provider, takes over as Head of Mass Mar ...

No ban on cereals from Ghana - EU

Friday, May 22, 2015 The European Union has debunked media reports suggesting that the Union has banned or intends banning cereals, groundnuts and related products coming from Ghana. It noted in a statement that in 2014, the volume of groundnut products exported from Ghana to the EU amounted to EUR 10.5 million. T ...

USAID provides improved crop varieties for farmers

Friday, May 22, 2015 Ejura (Ash), May 21, GNA - The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has provided $ 382,957.00 to two agricultural firms to aid the multiplication of improved quality root and cereal crop varieties for distribution to farmers across the country. The Josma Agro-Industries at ...

NGO kicks against bench mark review of petroleum

Friday, May 22, 2015 Accra, May 21, GNA - The Natural Resources Governance Institute (NRGI), says a review of the benchmark revenue for petroleum would weaken the Petroleum Revenue Management Act (PRMA) The PRMA is currently before parliament for amendment, however, the NGO says a revision in practice means that th ...

President Mahama to address Oxford Africa Conference

Friday, May 22, 2015 Accra, May 21, GNA - President John Dramani Mahama will address the Sixth Annual Oxford Africa Conference at the University of Oxford in United Kingdom on Friday. A statement from the Flagstaff House's media office said he would be speaking on the topic, 'A Continent on the Move: People, Politi ...

Ghana to score universal access of electricity by 2020

Friday, May 22, 2015 Dr Kwabena Donkor Accra, May 21, GNA - Government is positioning itself to ensure a national access and penetration of electricity by 2020. The current national penetration stands at 76 per cent and it is the second highest in sub-Saharan Africa, Dr Kwabena Donkor, Minister of Power, told Parli ...
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