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Lucy Quist Appointed Managing Director at Morgan Stanley

Lucy Quist

International Business Leader, Lucy Quist, has been appointed as a Managing Director and Head of Change Leadership at Morgan Stanley. Morgan Stanley is an American multinational investment bank and financial services company headquartered at New York City. Lucy, the author of The Bold New Normal, was recently the Vice President of the FIFA GFA Normalisation Committee. Breaking barriers and changing narratives ...

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Efficient digitization increases banks’ deposit – Ecobank MD

Ecobank

An efficient and reliable digital banking system that allows consumers to deposit funds from their phones into their bank accounts, and allows them access their accounts anytime from anywhere, leads to increased deposits, Dan Sackey, Ecobank’s Managing Director, has said. “From a client perspective, one of the reasons why you keep your deposit with a bank is your ability to ...

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Ebenezer Twum Asante Appointed as Independent Non-Executive Director of StanChart Bank

Ebenezer Twum

The Management of Standard Chartered Bank Ghana Limited has announced the appointed Mr. Ebenezer Twum Asante as an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Bank effective 2nd May, 2019. Mr Twum Asante has over fifteen years progressive and diversified experience in leadership as an accomplished Senior Executive and Strategic Leader. A statement issued in Accra by Madam Asiedua Addae, Head, Corporate ...

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EntreLeader of the Month: Selorm Adadevoh

Selorm Adadevoh

NAME: Selorm Adadevoh DESCENT: Ghanaian POSITION:  Chief Executive Officer (CEO) COMPANY:  MTN Ghana. INDUSTRY: Telecommunications EDUCATION: –  He attended the Wharton School, the University of Pennsylvania and Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology. BACKGROUND:  He was the CEO of Digicel in Haiti and also worked as Chief Commercial Officer and head of Mobile Financial Services (MFS) for Millicom (Tigo) Ghana.

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Prez charges GREDA to provide 20,000 houses per annum

Nana-Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has thrown a major challenge to the Ghana Real Estate Developers Association (GREDA) to provide at least 20,000 housing units per annum to help reduce the growing housing deficit. In a meeting between GREDA and the president at Flagstaff House, where the association asked the president for incentives to aid their businesses build 5,000 affordable ...

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SEC’s ‘high-return investments carry high risks’ argument rubbished

Nana Bonsu

Caution by the Securities and Exchanges Commission (SEC) to investors about high return investments has been described as unsound by the head of an institution that champions private sector development. Chief Executive Officer of the Private Enterprise Federation (PEF), Nana Osei Bonsu, has said on theBusiness Edition of PM Express on Thursday that caution from SEC suggests admittance that the regulator has failed in ...

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Drop in Ghana’s cocoa production hasn’t affected global forecast – ICCO

Cocoa Production

A drop in Ghana’s cocoa production has not dented the International Cocoa Organization’s (ICCO) forecast for global output of 4.8 million tonnes for 2018/19, Executive Director Michel Arrion said. Ghana previously forecast production of 900,000 tonnes, the same as the previous season, but has revised that down to about 850,000 tonnes because of swollen shoot disease and a lack of ...

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Ghana’s economy to grow by 6.5% – not 7.6% – in 2019 – EIU

The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) has said, with consumer demand remaining robust during the year, helped by the lower cost of credit, it projects Ghana’s GDP to reach 6.5% in 2019. This projection is about 1.1% less than the government has projected to grow the GDP this year. The 2019 Budget presented by the Finance Minister, Ken Ofori Atta, proposes ...

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Hacklab Foundation Partners Stanbic Bank, Vodafone for 2019 BlockChain Hackathon

hacklab foundation

Hacklab Foundation picks a theme based on trending discussions/issues in technology that need addressing from grassroots engagement as they are the relevant stakeholders to every high-level decision made at the government and corporate level. This year they will be discussing and developing solutions using blockchain technology. The largest annual hackathon will be held in April Friday, 19th – Saturday, 21st, ...

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Africa Digital Awards, Ghana 2019 edition Launched

Africa Digital Awards, Ghana

The 2019 Ghana edition of Africa Digital Awards was launched on Friday, March 8, 2019, in collaboration with Stanbic Bank’s Business Incubator at the Stanbic Heights in Accra. The Awards that comes with a Digital Summit and a corporate e-sports event among other activities seek to celebrate and recognize digital players in Ghana that are leveraging on digital innovations and ...

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