Government to woo investors to build cement factory in East Mamprusi – Bawumia

Vice President Dr Mahamadu Bawumia says the Akufo-Addo administration will woo investors to build a cement factory in East Mamprusi in the Northern Region. Bawumia, who is on a four-day tour of the Northern Region, said the area has a large deposit of limestone, the basic raw material for the production of cement. He made the pledge when he paid a More...

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By Aforsah Godfred On Tuesday, April 11th, 2017
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GCNet presents GH¢17m dividend to gov’t

The Ghana Community Network Services Limited (GCNet) has presented a cheque for GH¢17million to the government. This represents the final payment of dividend for 2016. The company had earlier paid a dividend of More...

By Aforsah Godfred On Tuesday, April 11th, 2017
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Jude Arthur is new chair of GCB Board

ccomplished banker Jude Arthur has been appointed Board Chairman of the GCB Bank. This comes after changes were made to the composition of the Board. Lydia Essah and Raymond Sowah will also serve as directors of More...

By Aforsah Godfred On Tuesday, April 11th, 2017
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Start-ups to benefit from a one year tax holiday

Starts-up businesses will soon benefit from a year tax holiday to serve as an incentive for them to gain a strong standing. This development forms part of the government’s efforts at reducing cost of doing business More...

By Aforsah Godfred On Tuesday, April 11th, 2017
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Ghana, South Africa to deepen trade ties

Ghana and South Africa have committed to strengthening the existing trade ties between the two countries for the mutual benefit of both countries. Speaking at the Ghana-South Africa business forum held in Accra More...

By Aforsah Godfred On Friday, February 24th, 2017
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Australia Post boss resigns amid outcry over huge salary

The man credited with saving Australia’s government-owned postal service announced his resignation Thursday after a slap down from politicians over his Aus$5.6 million (US$4.3 million) pay packet. Ahmed More...

By Aforsah Godfred On Friday, February 24th, 2017
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Gov’t must ensure VRA’s books are improved before going to GSE

The Institute for Energy and Climate Policy has cautioned the government of Ghana to ensure that the financial books of the Volta River Authority (VRA) is improved before it is listed on the Ghana Stock Exchange(GSE). The More...

By Aforsah Godfred On Friday, February 24th, 2017
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Textile workers to hit the streets on March 9

he General Secretary the Textiles Garments and Leather Employees Union, Abraham Koomson said they are demonstrating to mainly demand that the mandate of the anti-textile piracy task force is renewed immediately. Published: More...

By Aforsah Godfred On Friday, February 24th, 2017
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Bank swings back into profit in 2016

British bank Barclays returned to profit in 2016 after slashing provisions set aside for legal and compensation costs linked to foreign exchange and insurance scandals, it said Thursday. Barclays reported annual More...

By Aforsah Godfred On Friday, February 24th, 2017
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Country runs up record budget surplus of nearly 24bn euros

Germany notched up a surplus in its public finances of nearly 24 billion euros last year, its largest since reunification in 1990, official data showed Thursday. The country’s federal, state and local governments More...