Author Archives: Ebenezer Nkum

Does College Education in Ghana Still Prepare student for the require Jobs?

We often hear employers and business leaders lament the unfortunate gap between what students learn in college and what they are actually expected to know in order to be job-ready. This is particularly alarming in light of the large — and still growing — number of people graduating from university. We often hear employers and business leaders lament the unfortunate gap between ...

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Dear Son, I don’t know how you would meet this letter; as a child full of wonders, a teenager full of curiosity and opinions or as a man with women at your feet. All I know is you would meet it with a clenched fist, ready to fight on. Son, I chose this day to write to you because we ...

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Ceiling collapses at Accra Mall

Parts of the ceiling at the Accra Mall has collapsed according to current reports. One person is reportedly injured. A source who was present at the mall said they heard noise from the ceiling and then realised that the ceiling of the building was coming down. Workers and customers of the Accra Mall this morning had to flee for their lives after ...

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Performance of Ghanaian Stocks

Equity May Performance 2018 Performance Produce Buying Company Ltd. 25.00% -16.67% Aluworks LTD 12.50% -43.75% PZ Cussons Ghana Ltd 4.76% 120.00% Unilever Ghana Limited 4.32% 37.31% SIC Insurance Company Limited 2.44% 320.00% Guinness Ghana Breweries Ltd. 1.56% 26.21% Republic Bank 1.56% -6.47% Ecobank Ghana Ltd 1.13% 53.03% Benso Oil Palm Plantation Ltd 1.11% 18.79% Ghana Commercial Bank Limited 1.11% 26.34% ...

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Ghana GDP Annual Growth Rate( 2015-2018): Ghana’s Economy continues to be Service Base Economy; It should be a great concern to Policy Makers

Ghana’s economy grew 6.8 percent year-on-year in the first quarter of 2018, easing from a 8.1 percent gain in the previous period. It was the weakest expansion since the first quarter of 2017, as the industrial sector and agriculture slowed. On a quarterly basis, the gross domestic product expanded 1.5 percent, slowing from a 2.1 percent growth in the prior ...

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Ghana-Chinese Bauxite Deal must be given a second Look

  The Second Edition of the Citi Business Forum with the theme “After China, What Next” saw the assembled of great Academicians, trade experts and government representatives to discuss in-depth, the prospects the future holds and all it entails for doing business with a Civilized and developed country like China. The Panel members for the event included; Dr Lloyd Amoah ...

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Menzgold condemns “needless” SEC directive to stop gold trading

Menzgold Ghana Limited has condemned what it describes as needless leak of a meeting it had with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The gold trading company said the leak to the media of a confidential meeting “to say the least, in very bad faith and distasteful; as it defeats our confidence in the body and an affront to cooperation. We totally condemn ...

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Eazyloop Express gets to TechCrunch Top Pick for Disrupt 2018


  Eazyloop Express, the Accra based logistics start-up is in San Francisco! Due to our ingenue ideas and vision, Eazyloop Express has been selected from many potential startups, after applying to be a TechCrunch Top Pick for Disrupt SF 2018. The company is currently exhibiting at Disrupt 2018, TechCrunch’s flagship program from 5th to 7th September to showcase its technology ...

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Actuarial Projection on SSNIT benefits payout


PROF. STEPHEN YEBOAH, CHIEF ACTUARY- SSNIT The Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) is a statutory public Trust charged under the National Pensions Act, 2008 Act 766 with the administration of Ghana’s Basic National Social Security Scheme. Its mandate is to cater for the First Tier of the Three-Tier Pension Scheme. The Trust is currently the largest non-bank financial ...

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Ghana Cedi is worsening against the Dollar

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Historical Exchange Rates – 14 Aug 2018 USD to GHS 15 Jul 2018 to 14 Aug 2018 Minimum 4.6787 Average 4.7544 Maximum 4.8708 14-08-18 4.8708 13-08-18 4.8133 12-08-18 4.7851 11-08-18 4.7851 10-08-18 4.7534 09-08-18 4.8037 08-08-18 4.8076 07-08-18 4.7067 06-08-18 4.7095 05-08-18 4.6787 04-08-18 4.6787 03-08-18 4.7285 02-08-18 4.7285 01-08-18 4.7285 31-07-18 4.7285 30-07-18 4.7285 29-07-18 4.7135 28-07-18 4.7135 27-07-18 ...

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