Thursday , June 17 2021

Business

CENTRAL REGION FARMERS BENEFITS FROM EXIM BANK

Participants of the Fruits and Vegetable Farmers of Gomoa Fetteh in the Gomoa East District in the Central Region have received benefits from the Export and Import (EXIM) Bank. The benefit which comprised of a tractor, fertilizers, knapsack sprayers, and other inputs were presented by Mr. Abdul Baki Kadir, Head …

Read More »

GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCES AN INCREASE IN MINIMUM WAGE BY 10%

The daily minimum wage has recieved a 10% increament by government. The increase means that the amount which previously was GHc8 has now been pegged at GH8.80 which takes effect from January 2017. This was announced by the Minister of Employment and Labour Relations, Haruna Iddrisu on Wednesday. He charged …

Read More »

AUDIO: ANGRY DKM, OTHERS VICTIMS CURSE MAHAMA

Victims of DKM and other financial institution’s brouhaha have pronounced curses on President Mahama, Dr. Henry Kofi Wampah, former Governor of Bank of Ghana and executives of the micro-finance companies. The aggrieved customers led by Kwame Sarpong, in a press conference to call on the President to help retrieve their …

Read More »

RURAL BANKS PROTEST AGAINST TAX INCREMENT

The Association Of Rural Banks has expressed fears that the increment in the corporate tax of rural and community banks is a threat to their survival. The corporate tax on these banks was raised from eight percent to 25 percent which came into effect this year through the New Income …

Read More »

LACK OF COMMON SENSE IS THE PROBLEM, KOFI KAPITO JABS PURC, EL ET’AL OVER DUMSOR TIME TABLE

The executive president of the Cponsumer Protection Agency(CPA) has stated that it would do the nation good if the Electricity Company of Ghana(ECG) publishes a ‘dumsor’ time table. Speaking in reaction to a directive given by the Director of Public Relation Affairs of the Public Utilities Regulatory Commission(PURC), Nana Yaa …

Read More »

‘Dumsor’ crippling businesses again

Businesses in Accra and Takoradi have begun laying off workers again as the four-year-old  power crisis worsens. Others are planning to close down completely if the situation persists or deteriorates even further. Currently more than 400 megawatts of power is being shed which means that most parts of Accra, Kumasi …

Read More »

Government to build sheanut plants in Upper East, West

President John Mahama has stated that the establishment of sheanut processing factories for the three Northern regions is on course. “As you are aware, we promised that we will build a sheanut processing plant in each of the three Northern regions. We’ve built the first one in Buipe in the …

Read More »

GROUPE NDOUM UNVEILS OFFICE IN CENTRAL REGION .

Groupe Nduom continues its investments in the Central Region. From Elmina where the Groupe last year opened a modern day Industrial Estates; Mankessim is the latest town in the Central Region to experience the Groupe’s long term investments in the Ghanaian economy.  Groupe Nduom is set to unveil a new office complex on Wednesday, July 13t, 2016. The commissioning of the Office is part of Groupe Nduom’s investment commitment in areas …

Read More »

56% OF INFORMAL SECTOR EMPLOYERS DON’T PAY SSNIT – FES Report

Majority of informal sector employers, 56.3 percent do not contribute to the SSNIT’s Informal Pension Fund, a study by Friedrich Ebert Stifung (FES) has revealed. The study, titled ‘Understanding the Urban Informal Economy in Ghana: A survey report’ authored by Aben Tawiah Anuwa-Amarh from the National Development Commission indicated that …

Read More »

‘Ghana Is Broke’

https://pinkfmonlinegh.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/GHANA-IS-BROKE

Dr. Steve Manteaw, Executive Director of the Integrated Social Development Centre (ISODEC), says the country currently faces huge financial challenges. Dr. Manteaw, who made this known in an interview with BUSINESS GUIDE said, “We are broke and that is why every now and then we resort to borrowing on the …

Read More »