There are many things that are of prime concern for every nation. Currency depreciation is one of such. The implications of this situation can be beneficial and, in some cases, can be detrimental for any economy. For example, the recent currency depreciation that were experienced by Turkey and Argentina has greatly disturbed these two economies. To explain further, Consumer News ...

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Draw Lessons From Elsewhere To Revamp Banking Sector — Seth Terkper

Former Finance Minister, Mr Seth Terkper, has stressed the need for a review of the country’s banking laws to incorporate same practices as used in other advanced countries. “We need to make the necessary regulatory corrections and necessary statutory corrections, insist on proper oversight resposibilities by Parliament, and explore the possibility of placing the non-bank financial sector under a financial ...

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Ghana Revenue Authority To Undertake Excise Tax Stamp Enforcement

The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) says its enforcement task force teams will soon conduct unannounced inspection visits to enforce compliance of the Excise Tax Stamp Act. A statement issued by the Commissioner-General of the GRA said, products without the Tax Stamp would be detained and or seized and applicable sanctions imposed. The Act requires that Excise Tax Stamp be affixed ...

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Banking consultant supports enactment of Financial Stability Act

A banking consultant, Dr. Richmond Atuahene has backed calls for the enactment of a financial stability sector act to enhance collaboration among regulators in the financial space. The calls for the crafting of such a law followed the three day probe by Parliament’s Finance Committee into the banking sector crisis, which unearthed  the lack of collaboration among regulators in the banking, ...

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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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We tend to receive money almost every time. Students receive money when going for school. Salaried workers receive money when time for compensation is due. In much the same way, the woman who operates a provisions store or the one who sells at the market receives money after a day’s work. But it is sad to note that people still ...

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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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Peace Hyde discusses entrepreneurship and innovation with Nigerian Senate President

Peace Hyde

In a breakfast meeting in Lagos, Head of Digital Media and Partnerships for Forbes Africa and founder of Aim Higher Africa Peace Hyde, was amongst a handful of influential leaders selected to explore innovative solutions to tackle issues like youth entrepreneurship development, ease of doing business and progressive leadership that fosters a robust education curriculum that not only focuses on ...

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Cedi to Dollar Performance; what should investors expect

Cedi / Dollar Performance

The Ghana cedi has lost 77.9 per cent of its value to the US dollar from July 1, 2007, when it was redominated to July 1, 2017. At the close of 2007, the dollar/ cedi exchange rate was GH¢0.9599 per the dollar compared to the present exchange rate of GH¢4.3640 per the dollar as at June 30, 2017. This is ...

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‘PUSH’ breakfast meeting slated for 23rd

Aspire to inspire Network is looking foward to it’s second edition of their breakfast meeting slated for Saturday 23rd June 2018 at the airport view hotel. The maiden edition saw speakers like Miss Salomey Davor, Miss Rosemary Konadu and Miss Akosua Ntiriwaa Anti the host with the theme “DARE TO DARE YOURSELF” daring young women to leave their comfort zones to break ...

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