Monday, November 18, 2019

We expect no new taxes in 2020 budget – Finance C’ttee

The Chairman of the finance committee of Parliament Dr. Mark Assibey-Yeboah says he does not expect the finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta to announce any new taxes in the 2020 budget to be presented next...

We’ve no dealings with Stephen Financials and Apex Credit –  Promaxxe warns public

Management of a goods trading firm Promaxxe is cautioning the public against activities of some fraudsters operating in the name of the company. According to management of the firm, which supplies goods from Nigeria to...

Surfline rolls out “AlwaysOn” Unlimited data plan

Surfline, Ghana’s premier 4G LTE internet service provider, has unveiled new Unlimited Bundle to the benefit of new and existing subscribers. Dubbed the “AlwaysOn Bundle”, new and existing customers will be able to subscribe to...

Akufo-Addo stimulates Cocoa industry with 600m USD

The Akufo-Addo administration acting through Cocobod is to inject a 600m USD stimulus package into the cocoa sector through a Cocoa Productivity Enhancement Program which will among other things step up Ghana’s production to...

Nigeria defies Ghana; extends border closure to January 2020

Nigeria's border closure which has irked Ghanaian traders will continue until January 2020, a memo from the government of Nigeria to border control personnel has announced. The memo said the closure has achieved tremendous success. “I...

Committee explores collaboration with China towards 2020 Census

The 2020 Census Steering Committee has indicated that Ghana would be conducting the next decennial Population and Housing Census (PHC) from March 15, 2020. The Government Statistician, Prof. Samuel Kobina Annim, said this when he...

We need Nigeria more – Trade ministry to GUTA

Government has called on angry members of the Ghana Union of Traders Association (GUTA) who are locking Nigerian shops in Kumasi to be cautious as the action could trigger a bigger trade impasse between...

Kube Afrika ready to partner Gov’t, NGOs to power off-grid communities

A solar products marketing company based in Accra, Kube Afrika, has announced its willingness to partner with the government, NGOs and other development organisations to provide electricity to communities that are not connected to...

Telcos to stop upfront CST deductions

The brouhaha over the decision to charge the Communications Service Tax (CST) upfront has finally been resolved after the telecommunication companies agreed to stop the upfront deductions A statement issued by the Ghana Chamber of...

GUTA locks up foreigners’ shops in Kumasi

Some persons associated with the Ghana Union of Traders Association (GUTA) have gone on rampage closing shops belonging to foreigners in commercial hubs in Kumasi in the Ashanti region. The closure that begun from Alarbar...