Author Archives: Businessghana

Danquah Institute Predicts MPS port project will lead to $2bn, 1,400 job loss if not renegotiated

The Danquah Institute (DI) has served notice that it will take legal action against the parties involved in the building and operation of a new terminal at the Tema Harbour if the parties do not renegotiate the terms of the project to ensure that the country is not shortchanged. The pro-government think tank has issued a 60-day ultimatum to those in ...

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MTN To Acquire Banking Licence, CEO Says

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Rob Shuter, the chief executive officer at MTN Group, says the group will acquire an independent banking licence in Nigeria by 2019. Speaking at a telecoms conference in Cape Town, South Africa on Tuesday, the MTN CEO said it will put in an application in December and should lunch the bank in second quarter 2019. “We will be applying for a ...

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Guide to Investing in Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies

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I have found putting together this write up very necessary due to the massive feedback I have received since the time I published my first article on cryptocurrencies. It signals that there is a great hunger for retail investment education on cryptocurrencies. You can check out my previous article here (https://ghanatalksbusiness.com/free-investment-advice-new-crypto-traders/. Most of the people I have received feedback from ...

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Is Premium Bank Soon to be Consolidated?

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Even though Premium Bank was part of the List of the 31 Banks released by the Bank of Ghana in August. Business.com.gh can confirm things are not right in terms of capitalization. There is a possibility of its being consolidated with another Commercial Bank suffering. Which Bank? We are yet to know. Business.com.gh can say this because customers of Premium Bank ...

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Nduom Resigns From All Boards Of GN Firms In Ghana

GN Firms

Businessman Dr. Papa Kwesi Nduom has resigned as the Chairman of all Group Nduom Companies in Ghana.Dr. Nduom made the exclusive revelation on the Executive Breakfast Show (EBS) on Class91.3FM on Monday, 29 October 2018.“From a week or so ago, I’m no longer the Chairman of Gold Coast Fund Management. As a matter of fact, I’m getting out of being ...

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GSIA launches 2018 Capital Market Week.

Capital Market Week

The  Ghana Securities Industry Association has stressed the need for good corporate governance at the launch of the 2018 Capital Market Week at the Ghana Stock Exchange in Accra on 22nd October 2018. The launch was held on the theme “The Role of Good Corporate Governance in the Transformation of Ghana’s Capital Markets”.   Speaking to the media, the Executive ...

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SEC intensifies monitoring on Ghana Stock Exchange

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The Securities and Exchange Commission(SEC) has set up a monitoring team to ensure all firms abide by the conditions associated with their listing on the Ghana Stock Exchange(GSE). The commission says it will be cracking the whip on firms that default on their listing obligations. Already some firms have been given up to December 2018 to get their financial records ...

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Why you Need to be on LinkedIn as a Graduate

LinkedIn

Essentially the dream and wish of every student are to get a job. But most of us (writing as a student) do not even know how powerful LinkedIn is. Do you even know what the heck Linkedin is? NO. But here is what you need to know about the valuable tool that would help you get your dream career job ...

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SIC Insurance will use MoMo to spur penetration

SIC Insurance, one of the country’s biggest insurers, has said it will soon outdoor an innovation that allows customers to purchase non-life insurance policies using mobile money, among other mobile payment channels, as part of plans to consolidate its market position. Speaking at a media interaction over the weekend, its Managing Director, Stephen Oduro, said the indigenous insurance company is ...

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Agyarko’s 3 deputies must go too – IES

The Institute for Energy Security (IES), an energy think tank, has said President Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo must sack all three deputies of former Energy Minister, Boakye Agyarko, over the failed AMERI power renegotiation agreement. Executive Director of the Institute, Paa Kwasi Anamua Sakyi, said in a statement that it cannot be the case that Mr Agyarko acted alone in the controversial ...

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