Sunday, September 15, 2019

BoG regulations must recognise specialized banks – NDK boss

The Chief Executive Officer  of NDK Financial Services, Oko Nikoi Dzani, is appealing to  the Bank of Ghana to identify specialized banks and provide regulatory frameworks to support their operation. He believes the reason many...

Ghana signs 27 MoUs with Morocco

The government of Ghana has signed 27 Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) with the Kingdom of Morocco. This is in collaboration with the country’s vibrant Private Sector who signed 22 out of the 27 MoUs with...

Kofi Nti named GRA boss

A Tax Policy Advisor Mr. Kofi Nti has been named the new Commissioner-General of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA). Nti, a former staff of the Ministry of Finance during the administration of ex-President J.A Kufuor,...

Otabil, Adei dine with Ofori-Atta over 2017 budget

Finance minister Ken Ofori-Atta has revealed that he has met up with the ICGC founder Dr. Mensa Otabil and other high profile Ghanaians as he prepares for his budget presentation in Parliament next month. Mr....

ITLOS rules on Ghana-Ivory Coast dispute September

Ghana and Ivory Coast are expected to know their fate in the maritime boundary dispute by late September 2017. The president of the Special Chamber of ITLOS in Germany Judge Boualem Bouguetaia made the announcement...

Fuel prices to go up by 3% – IES

The Institute for Energy Security (IES) has indicated fuel prices could go up by 3% if government does not take any action to address recent developments in the energy sector. In a statement issued on...

We’ll take risks in 2017 budget – Ofori-Atta

Finance minister Ken Ofori-Atta has said government will take risks in the 2017 budget which is due next month. He says the budget will offer tax reliefs in order to open up the space for...

We’ll resist attempt to fund free SHS with Heritage fund – Minority

The minority in parliament has said it will fiercely resist any attempt by government to finance its free SHS policy with the Heritage fund. According to the minority,  the decision by the Akufo-Addo-led government to...

Gold exporters warn of scammers

The Association of Gold Exporters, Ghana has raised red flags over the activities of Gold scammers in the country. According to the association, activities of these scammers are tainting the credibility of genuine members. The chairman of the...

17 Banks ‘rigged’ South Africa’s currency

Seventeen banks have been accused of rigging the price of South Africa’s currency, the rand. The country’s Competition Commission has called for big fines against the banking giants, which include HSBC and Barclays, after...