Thursday, January 23, 2020

BA owner IAG’s profits hit by weak pound

IAG, which owns British Airways and Iberia, says the weak pound hit final year profits by 460m euros (£388m). Pre-tax profits were 2.4bn euros before exceptional items, up 32.7% to 31 December 2016. Willie Walsh, IAG's...

Airtel Ghana partners expressPay to ease data bundle purchase

Airtel, the Smartphone Network and expressPay, Ghana’s leading innovative electronic payments platform have announced a partnership that enables Airtel customers to directly purchase data bundles through the expressPay app. The solution offers Airtel customers a...

No staff dismissed – COCOBOD

The Management of the Ghana Cocoa Board has denied claims by the minority in Parliament that they have dismissed some 110 of  the company's  staff since President Akufo-Addo took office. The minority made the claim...

I won’t abrogate “genuine contracts” – Akufo-Addo

President Akufo-Addo has assured investors that his government is not going to embark on contract termination spree, despite the change of administration. According to him, the New Patriotic Party (NPP) government is investor-friendly and can...

Audio: Shop rates skyrocket at CBD as foreigners take over retail business

Traders at the Central Business District (CBD) in Accra are crying over skyrocketing shop rates. They blame the development on foreigners who are willing to pay whatever amount shop owners request. Their activities in the...

MTN Ghana, Fidelity launch mobile money account

Telecommunication giant, MTN Ghana in collaboration with Fidelity Bank Ghana Limited, has introduced another innovative product, the “MTN Yello Save” on its mobile money platform. The MTN Yello Save gives subscribers a unique opportunity to...

Omnibank commissions Tarkwa branch

In an expansion drive to serve customers better, SME Bank, OmniBank is commissioning its ultra-modern Tarkwa branch. Coming in as its latest branch in the region after the Takoradi branch, the launch of Tarkwa...

Textile workers to demonstrate on March 9

Workers from three textiles firms; Printex Ghana Limited, Akosombo Textiles Limited and Tex Styles GTP are expected to hit the streets on March 9 over some concerns in the sector. Starr Business can confirm the...

Ghana@60 committee launches Jubilee Innovation Challenge

The events sub-committee of the Ghana at 60 Anniversary Committee has launched one of its flagship programs dubbed, “Jubilee Innovation Challenge (JIC)". The JIC is a youth challenge aimed at getting Ghanaian youth to develop...

Unilever pledges to partner Akufo-Addo gov’t

The Chairman of the Board of Directors of Unilever Ghana Ltd., Mr. Edward Effah, has congratulated the President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on his assumption of office as President, and has...