Dr Toni Aubynn, the Chief Executive of the Minerals Commission, has advised African Banks and Finance institutions to get involved in the provision of capital to local mining entrepreneurs. This would ensure an optimised benefit of mining to Africans. Speaking as a panelist on the topic: Private Sector Participation in Mining:...
Mr Evans Opoku-Bobie, the Deputy Brong-Ahafo Regional Minister, has said the Ghana Oil Company Limited (GOIL) needs more customers to be able to contribute significantly to nation building. He said as a wholly state-owned energy company, GOIL could make meaningful contributions and give back to society there is an increase...
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has stated that his government’s priority was to build the most business-friendly and people-friendly economy in Africa, which would create jobs and prosperity for all Ghanaians. Speaking at the opening of the 2017 European Development Days Conference in Belgium on Wednesday, the President stressed that,...
The Group CEO and Chairman of the Fidelity Group Ghana Ltd, Mr Edward Effah, has urged heads of institutions and entrepreneurs to build their organisations in a such a way that they continue to thrive even when they vacate their positions. Mr Effah was speaking on “Corporate Governance” at the...
The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners says more than 25 percent of companies experience payroll fraud, with smaller businesses facing double the risk compared to larger organisations. Sometimes, it’s simply a case of human error, but it’s more often than not instigated by opportunistic and dishonest payroll administrators. A 2016...
Local transport unions are beginning to express interest in phone applications that will provide commuters with services upon request. Ghana’s transport system has seen improvement with online applications which has led to higher levels of competition in the country’s transport system. Speaking at the launch of Yenko Taxi Services, CEO of...
Ghana’s gold output rose 46 percent in 2016 compared to the previous year as new projects came on stream and artisanal mining output expanded, the Ghana Chamber of Mines said in a report on Friday. Total gold output stood at 4.13 million ounces, the highest level in nearly 40 years,...
The Progressive Licensed Cocoa Buyers Association has received support from Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) to set up an electronic platform to pay cocoa farmers across the country. This follows the association’s application to the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) to issue ‘No Objection’ letter to the Central Bank in support of...
The Institute of Energy Security (IES), is predicting a 4 percent increase in fuel prices for the first pricing window in June. Principal Research Analyst at the Institute, Richmond Rockson attributed the development to the depreciation of the cedi by 1.18 percent, as well as an increase in prices of...
New and existing businesses seeking documentation for their operations should be able to do so within a relatively shorter period effective end of this month. It follows the implementation of a rapid reform action plan towards reducing the duration of registration and cost of doing business in Ghana. The new agenda...