Wednesday, August 5, 2020

COVID-19: Good Business Plan key in saving businesses from collapse – BoA risk expert

Mrs. Akofa Dakwa, Executive Head, Risk Management & Financial Markets & Risk Management Expert, BANK OF AFRICA has noted that there are a number of measures that businesses, especially small and medium-scale enterprises (SMEs) can take...

We’re not targeting Nigerians traders; It’s about legality – GUTA

The President of the Ghana Union of Traders Association (GUTA) Dr. Joseph Obeng has dismissed claims that their members are jealous of their fellow Nigerian traders and deliberately targeting them. According to Dr. Obeng, the...

Ghc12m not Ghc54m was used for hot meals during lockdown – Ofori-Atta

The Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta has clarified that only 12 million cedis out of the 54 million cedis captured in his mid-year budget review presentation was used for provision of hot meals during the...

Tamale: Akufo-Addo cuts sod for $223m water project

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Tuesday, 28th July 2020 cut the sod for the construction of the Tamale Water Supply Project, as part of his tour of the Northern Region. According to Akufo-Addo, the...
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Govt’s claim that 96% of locked up funds have paid false – ASEPA

The Alliance for Social Equity and Public Accountability has discounted claims by deputy Finance Minister Charles Adu Boahen that majority of customers affected by the banking crisis have been paid. According to the deputy...

Tema Port records revenue shortfall of GHC453m

Import revenue realized at the Tema Port fell by 45.02 percent for the month of June 2020, Ghana Revenue Authority ( GRA) data has shown. The monthly report released on July 1, 2020, indicated that...

Amazon to create a further 1,000 jobs

E-commerce giant Amazon is to create another 1,000 jobs in the Republic of Ireland over the next two years. The new roles will be based in Dublin and Cork and brings Amazon's total Irish workforce...

Republicans introduce $1tn pandemic recovery plan

US Senate Republicans have proposed spending an additional $1tn (£776bn) to address the economic damage caused by the coronavirus pandemic. The plan includes $100bn for schools and issuing stimulus payments of up to $1,200 to...

Mahama’s promise to pay locked up funds feasible but difficult – Analyst

A financial Analyst, Benedict Gibson, says the promise by former President Mahama to pay  all customers whose investment have been locked up as a result of the financial sector cleanup is difficult but feasible. Former...

COVID-19 affected businesses to access GH¢2b from banks 

Government has established a Guarantee Scheme of up to GH¢2 billion to enable businesses to borrow from banks at more affordable rates and at a longer tenor. This was announced by the Minister for Finance,...

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