Kraft Heinz drops $143bn Unilever takeover bid

Kraft Heinz has abandoned its offer to buy Unilever, its Anglo-Dutch rival. The Marmite maker rejected the US food giant's bid on Friday, saying it saw "no merit, either financial or strategic" in Kraft's offer,...

Budget will put economy back on track – Akufo-Addo

President Akufo-Addo has assured Ghanaians that the first budget of his administration, which will be presented to Parliament on March 2 by the Minister for Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta, contains well-thought through policies which will...

Help me succeed – New GRA boss

The newly appointed Commissioner of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) Kofi Nti is asking staff of the Authority to support him to succeed in his new role. Mr. Nti made the appeal at a brief...

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...