Thursday , June 17 2021

Business

IMF deal needs ‘tweaking’ after shortfall discovery – Finance Minister

Ghana’s debt bailout program with the International Monetary Fund may require “tweaking” after the nation’s new administration revealed that 7 billion cedi ($1.6 billion) in expenses were not accounted for by the previous government, the finance minister said. Government is in talks with the IMF and will seek to finalize …

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BoG To Introduce A Commemorative GH¢5 Note

Joy Business has gathered from the Bank of Ghana that a new GH¢5 Ghana note with new security features and design would be in circulation from March this year. The note is being introduced as part of the Central Bank’s 60th anniversary, which falls on March 4, this year. The …

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STANBIC WORKER DUPES CUSTOMERS TO THE TUNE OF GHC 900,000

A 33-year-old  outsourced worker of Stanbic Bank Ghana has been declared wanted by the Ghana Police Service for allegedly defrauding scores of customers of the bank of more than GHc 900,000. The suspect, Martha Amakye, who is said to be an outsourced worker from Noswall Management Service, a recruitment agency, …

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Woyome’s harassment claims an insult to Ghanaians – Kofi Bentil

Vice President of Policy Think Tank IMANI Ghana, Kofi Bentil has lashed at businessman Alfred Agbesi Woyome’s claims of being hounded by the Supreme Court in the judgement debt saga. The apex court Wednesday issued a ruling giving former Attorney General Mr. Martin Amidu the right to orally cross examine …

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Ashanti reg to be business paradise in Ghana – Debrah

The Chief of Staff Julius Debrah has indicated the next administration of President John Dramani Mahama will make the Ashanti region the business hub of Ghana.He re-affirmed President Mahama’s commitment to uphold his primary objective to work with all relevant stakeholders in the region to promote peace, social and economic …

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SEFWI BODI DCE CALLS ON FARMERS TO PRACTICE MULTIPLICITY SYSTEM OF FARMING

The District Chief Executive (DCE) of Sefwi Bodi District in the Western Region, Solomon Fuachie has called on farmers to practice a multiplicity farming system in order to attain resounding economic benefits. He was addressing a large crowd that of farmers that had organized to witness the district’s ceremony to …

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PHOTOS: SEFWI BODI DISTRICT CELEBRATES 4TH FARMERS DAY

Carved out of the Sefwi Juaboso Diatrict, Sefwi Bodi District mainly a farming area took part in the celebration of this year’s National Farmers Day. Been the 32nd nationwide, that was their 4th. Though a new district, the indigenes have consistently been embracing such days with enthusiasm and hence the …

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Take advantage of ECOWAS trade protocols – Mahama

President John Mahama has thrown a challenge to local manufacturers to take advantage of ECOWAS protocols on trade to venture into other markets within the region.According to the president, agreements such as the ECOWAS Trade Liberalization Scheme which Ghana has signed on to, allow for companies within the bloc to …

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MINORITY ACCUSES NDC OF MASSIVE SMUGGLING OF AGRO INPUTS

The Minority caucus in the Parliament of Ghana has accused the government of engaging in massive smuggling of agro inputs that are supposed to be designated to farmers to ensure a bumper harvest. The minority made this assertion at a Press Conference organized today. Speaking to the Press, the minority …

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Cedi to sell at Ghc4 per dollar by year end

Amid many speculations of a possible fall of the Cedi in the third quarter of 2016, the domestic currency stood its grounds against the major trading currencies.The cedi recorded a marginal cumulative depreciation of 0.66% and 1.56% to the US dollar and euro respectively within the third quarter of 2016 …

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