Business & Finance

Imf Confirms Negations With Ghana Could Run Into October

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 The International Monetary Fund says negotiations withGhana could run into next month beforean agreement is reached on apossible program me for the country. A statement issued by the Washington-based lender Tuesday, also said that the IMFhas begunnegotiations after arequestfromgovernmen ...

Business community in Ghana must stand united - Ouedraogo

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 The Western Regional Chairman of the Ghana Chamber of Commerce, Issa Ouedraogo,has called on the business community in Ghana to stand united in the midst of the challenges facing the business environment. He said businesses would thrive ifuncompromising unity exists among the players driving t ...

Policy rate to remain at 19%?

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 There are strong sentiments and optimism among financial sector players that the Monetary Policy Committee MPC of the Bank of Ghana will keep the policy rate at 19 as a response to recent instability in the forex market, which largely spiked inflationary pressures. The MPC has since yesterday ...

IMF program comes with financial assistance - Mona Quartey

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 The countrys program with the International Monetary Fund would come with some financial assistance. Thats the assurance coming from the Deputy Minister of Finance Mona Quartey. Government isset to open talks with officials of the Fund today on how theycan help stabilize the economy and Ghan ...

Finance Ministry To Herald 4th Annual Financial Literacy Week

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 Deputy Minister of Finance, Mona Quartey, has indicated the need to sensitize consumers of financial services and products how the decisions they make impact on their financial wellbeing. She made this input during a media briefing in Accra preceding the official launch of the Fourth Financial Li ...

GCB Outdoors New Name, Logo

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 SimonDornoo,GCB Bank MD GCB Bank Limited, Ghanas leading commercial bank, on Friday introduced its new name and logo with great fireworks at a well-attended ceremony at the State House in Accra. The new symbol, according to the bank, reflects the strength, accessibilit ...

SG Unveils 'Power Of GH¢ 250' Reloaded

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 SOCIETE GENERALE Ghana onMonday unveiled the second editionof its savings promotion dubbed,Power of GHâ250 Reloaded. The promotion is aimed at rewardingthe banks loyal customers andencouraging the culture of savings inthe country. During the Power of GHâ250,about 70 lucky custom ...

Gov't, IMF Meet Today

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 Prof Kwesi Botchwey, Chairman of the NationalDevelopment PlanningCommission NDPC, willtoday lead a team of governmentofficials to a meeting withan IMF delegation in Accra to seehow best Ghanas economic problemscould be resolved. Though analysts have indicatedthat the engagement wit ...

Insurance Sector Contributes 1.4% To GDP

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 Simon Davor Simon Davor, Deputy Commissioner at the National Insurance Commission NIC, has disclosed that the insurance sector contributed only 1.4 percent to the Gross Domestic Product GDP in 2013. According to him, the figure was not encouraging; adding that in South Africa the sector co ...

Interim executives for Sek-Takoradi Chamber of Commerce after breakaway

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 Seven business men and women have been appointed as interim WesternRegional Executives of the Ghana Chamber of Commerce and Industry CCI. They are three executives and four council members,drawn from diverse business backgrounds. The interim regional executives, led by the incumbent West ...

Cocobod Gets $1.7bn For Cocoa

Monday, September 15, 2014 Dr Stephen Opuni Ghana Cocoa Board COCOBOD, in collaboration with a consortium of over 20 International banks, has signed an agreement that will bring in 1,700,000,000 to the Ghanaian economy. According to the Board, the facility comes with an additional 200,000,000 available on d ...
Eddie O'Connor

Mainstream Renewable Power Signs Deal To Build And Operate Ghana’s First Utility-Scale Wind Farm

Monday, September 15, 2014 Global wind and solar company Mainstream Renewable Power today announces the signing of an agreement with Swiss wind farm developer NEK Umwelttechnik to purchase the 225 megawatt MW AyitepaWind Farm, located 40 kilometres from Accra on the east coast of Ghana. The project, which represents a to ...
Tigo Boss, Roshi Motman

Tigo Offers More On Its New Data Packages

Monday, September 15, 2014 Tigo Ghana Ltd., operators of mobile network giant Tigo, has launched fully-repackaged data bundle plans in a bid to offer more value to its customers. The new packages which are volume-based replace all other data packages and represent an enhancement over the the old packages.Tigo, in r ...
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