• Dalex Finance empowers female entrepreneurs
    Dalex Finance has held a capacity building workshop for selected female entrepreneurs, senior executives and managers from the Ghana National Chamber of Commerce (GNCC). The workshop was designed to help participants visualize the future of their businesses, identify opportunities and effectively handle constraints that come with running a business. Chief… ... more
    StarrFM -Biz3 hours ago
  • Ghana’s First State-Owned Gold Refinery Coming Next Ye...
    Ghana is set to reduce drastically the export of unprocessed gold with the setting up of its first National Gold Refinery by July 2019. Although Ghana is one of the top 10 gold producing countries in the world with estimated production at 92 metri ... more
    ModernGhana -Biz3 hours ago
  • FREE SHS Has So Far Spent GHS455.9 Million Oil Money
    President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has indicated that the government has so far used GHS455.9 million of oil revenue for the Free Senior High School policy. This is part of the government 39;s efforts to create assets, instead of wasting the o ... more
    ModernGhana -Biz4 hours ago
  • Oil slips before supply data while U.S.-Saudi tension simmer...
    Oil retreated before weekly U.S. inventory data even as the disappearance of a critic of the Saudi Arabian regime threatened to spark a diplomatic crisis. ... more
    MyJoyOnline -Biz4 hours ago
  • GCX grants membership to Ghanaian farmers
    The Ghana Commodity Exchange (GCX) has registered various market actors as members including Ghanaian farmers in an effort to forge a long-term partnership with smallholder farmers. ... more
    MyJoyOnline -Biz5 hours ago
  • Six firms shortlisted to take over development of PSC Tema S...
    The government has shortlisted six firms out of the 20 companies that submitted bids to redevelop the Tema Shipyard and drydock facility into a world-class structure. ... more
    MyJoyOnline -Biz5 hours ago
  • One District, One Factory To Be Ready By 2020
    National Coordinator of the One District, One Factory (1D1F) initiative, Gifty Ohene Konadu, has assured Ghanaians that every district will have its own factory by the end of 2020. She disclosed that some districts would have more factories than o ... more
    ModernGhana -Biz5 hours ago
  • Investor interest in Energy Commercial Bank shares soars
    Investor interest in the ongoing Initial Public Offer of Energy Commercial Bank has gone up following roadshows embarked upon by the Bank in Kumasi, Takoradi and Tamale. At the investor fora in these parts of the country last week, many investors-both retail and institutional expressed willingness to acquire shares in… ... more
    StarrFM -Biz6 hours ago
  • Interoperability Transactions Exceed 1 Million Mark
    Latest data from Ghana interbank Payment and Settlement System has seen Mobile money interoperability record over 1.1 million volume of transactions, five months after its inception. According to the latest data, over 1.1 million transactions were ... more
    ModernGhana -Biz6 hours ago
  • Banking Reforms To Pave Way For Safe Investments
    The Bank of Ghana (BoG) is confident that reforms in the banking sector will help position the country as the safest investment destination in the sub-region. An Advisor at the Governor 39;s Department of the BoG, Mrs Grace Akrofi, said having fe ... more
    ModernGhana -Biz6 hours ago
  • GCB Picks Most Compliant Bank In Africa
    GCB Bank has for the second time been adjudged the Most Compliant Focused Bank in Africa at the just ended Africa Compliance Professional awards (ACCPA) in Luanda, Angola. The award was organized by the Association of Certified Compliance Professi ... more
    ModernGhana -Biz6 hours ago
  • PIAC Seeks Proper Accounting Of Oil Revenue
    The Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC), says the first Oil and Gas licensing Round will not achieve its objectives if government fails to properly account for the revenues accrued from the sector. President Nana Akufo-Adddo on Mon ... more
    ModernGhana -Biz6 hours ago
  • Fuel Prices To Go Up Again
    According to the Institute of Energy Security (IES), fuel price is expected to increase marginally in the month of October, 2018. The Institute attributed the expected increase to a rise in the average Brent crude price by 5.7 per cent with a corr ... more
    ModernGhana -Biz7 hours ago
  • Mobile Money Interoperability transactions exceed 1m mark
    Latest data from Ghana interbank Payment and Settlement System has seen Mobile money interoperability record over 1.1 million volume of transactions, five months after its inception. ... more
    MyJoyOnline -Biz8 hours ago
  • GCB wins Most Compliance Bank in Africa
    GCB Bank has been adjudged the “the most compliance focused Bank in Africa” at the just-ended conference of Association of Certified Compliance Professionals in Africa (ACCPA) held in Luanda, Angola. ... more
    MyJoyOnline -Biz8 hours ago
  • Akufo-Addo Hopeful Brexit Won’t Harm Ghana-UK Trade Ties
    President Akufo-Addo has said that his government is expectant that the outcome of the Brexit negotiations will not have any adverse effect on Ghana-UK trade relations. Speaking at the opening of the Ghana-UK Investment Summit 2018, Nana Addo said ... more
    ModernGhana -Biz10 hours ago
  • Banking reforms will make Ghana safest investment destinatio...
    The Bank of Ghana (BoG) is confident that reforms in the banking sector will help position the country as the safest investment destination in the sub-region. ... more
    MyJoyOnline -Biz10 hours ago
  • Launch of Ghana Online Mall to ease access to finance for en...
    Despite efforts by the government to equip start-ups and entrepreneurs with finance and business advisory services, one challenge that cripples these businesses is the access to a ready market. ... more
    MyJoyOnline -Biz10 hours ago
  • Analysis: Why Karpower plant must go to Takoradi
    Ghana has a thermal power plant that could use cheaper gas. The country also has a gas plant that would want to supply the gas. But both are more than 200km away. ... more
    MyJoyOnline -Biz10 hours ago
  • Akufo-Addo Demands Transparency In Oil And Gas Sector
    President Akufo-Addo has charged the Energy Ministry, Petroleum Commission, Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) and the Licensing Rounds Committee to ensure all activities under the maiden oil and gas licensing round are transparent and effic ... more
    ModernGhana -Biz10 hours ago
  • Eco-Levy Takes Effect Next Month
    The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is to undertake origin inspection, verification, and collection of receipts of advanced Eco-Levy on electrical and electronic equipment imported to the country. From the November 1st, 2018 all electrical a ... more
    ModernGhana -Biz10 hours ago
  • Akufo-Addo Wants Exploratory And Petroleum Agreements Review...
    President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has charged the Energy Ministry to review critically existing oil exploratory activities and petroleum agreements, as the country moves to ensure efficiency and transparency in the management of its oil and gas r ... more
    ModernGhana -Biz11 hours ago
  • Business Entrepreneurs Challenged To Support Assembly Raise ...
    Businessmen and women in the Ga West Municipality have been called upon to form groups and register with the Assembly to help raise revenue for development. Mr Clement Nii Lamptey Wilkinson, the Ga West Municipal Chief Executive, made the call in ... more
    ModernGhana -Biz11 hours ago
  • Gov’t attracts locals with competitive allocation of oil b...
    The government is anticipating active local participation in oil exploration henceforth. This follows the launch of the country’s first licensing rounds bids evaluation for oil blocks. The exercise is to allow interested investors to own and operate six of the nine available oil blocks. The six oil blocks available for… ... more
    CitiFm -Biz20 hours ago
  • Re-insurers must guard against industry crisis – Alhassan ...
    Managing Director of Stanbic Bank, Alhassan Andani is urging the Ghana Re-Insurance company to enforce proper data management if it is to secure the industry. According to him, for a resilient and robust reinsurance industry, every loophole and mystery must be solved and accounted for and brought to book… ... more
    CitiFm -Biz20 hours ago
  • 10,000 Businesses To Be Hooked Onto Ghana Online Mall
    Mr Ignatius Baffour-Awuah, the Minister of Employment and Labour Relations, Monday launched the Ghana Online Mall to provide digital platform for small and medium-scale enterprises to market their goods and services to local and international markets ... more
    ModernGhana -Biz21 hours ago
  • Mortgage Interest Rate To Be Reduced By 20%
    The Works and Housing Minister, Samuel Atta-Akyea has revealed that the government is preparing a Legislative Instrument which will enable more people to take up mortgage facilities with interest rate below 20 percent. In an interview with Accra-b ... more
    ModernGhana -Biz21 hours ago
  • Bidding for oil blocks must be transparent, efficient –...
    The President Akufo-Addo has charged all MDAs to ensure all activities under the maiden oil and gas licensing round are transparent and efficient.  ... more
    MyJoyOnline -Biz21 hours ago
  • Fuel prices to go up again – IES
    The Institute of Energy Security (IES) is predicting a marginal increase in fuel prices in its review of this month’s first pricing window, spanning October 1-15, 2018. The Institute attributed the expected increase to a rise in the average Brent crude price by 5.7 per cent with a corresponding increment… ... more
    StarrFM -Biz22 hours ago
  • Oil Revenue Distribution Bill for parliament soon – Akufo-...
    The government will soon present to parliament a regulation on oil resources revenue distribution, President Akufo-Addo has said. ... more
    MyJoyOnline -Biz23 hours ago
  • Stanbic, ICBC Banks partners’ tourism ministry to attract ...
    Stanbic Bank Ghana and Industrial Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) in collaboration with the Ministry of Tourism has partnered to attract Chines tourist.  ... more
    MyJoyOnline -Biz23 hours ago
  • Gender ministry to partner Unilever to extend Global Hand Wa...
    The Gender Minister-designate says the Ministry will explore the possibility of partnering with Unilever to extend their Global Hand Washing Day initiative to other regions in the coming years. ... more
    MyJoyOnline -Biz1 day ago
  • Whale Cloud, Alibaba and Ghana Seal Deal on Innovative City ...
    Whale Cloud (rebranded from ZTEsoft) in partnership with Alibaba has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Republic of Ghana on innovative city development at the headquarters of Alibaba Group. The Chief Executive Officer (CE ... more
    ModernGhana -Biz1 day ago
  • Bidding for oil blocks must be transparent – Akufo-Addo
    President Nana Addo Akufo-Addo has charged the Ministry of Energy, the Petroleum Commission, Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) and the Licensing Rounds Committee to co-operate and ensure that activities under the maiden oil and gas licensing round are carried out in a transparent and efficient manner. Speaking at the launch… ... more
    StarrFM -Biz1 day ago
  • Over 1million Ghanaians have lost their jobs since 2017 – ...
    The Centre for Socioeconomic Studies (CSS) has said over one million Ghanaians have lost their jobs since 2017. “The CSS, from its study of the situation, found that over a million individuals who contributed significantly to Ghana’s workforce and also served as breadwinners in their families have had to suffer… ... more
    StarrFM -Biz1 day ago
  • Ghana ready for business – Akufo-Addo
    President Akufo-Addo has said Ghana is “ready for business”, urging the UK business community to partner with the West African country and be part of the new, exciting and profitable phase of its quest to transform the economy into an industrialized one. Speaking at the turn of the 2018 UK-… ... more
    StarrFM -Biz1 day ago
  • Gov’t using oil revenues to create assets, not accumul...
    President Nana Akufo-Addo has said his administration is using the country’s oil revenues to create assets, and not waste it on consumption and accumulation of debt. ... more
    MyJoyOnline -Biz1 day ago
  • Business Development Hubs At The Core Of Gov’t’s Ent...
    The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the National Entrepreneurship and Innovation Plan (NEIP) , Mr. John Kumah has mentioned that business development hubs and working spaces are at the core of Government rsquo;s quest to get a lot of Ghanaians in ... more
    ModernGhana -Biz1 day ago
  • Ghana is ready for business – Akufo-Addo reiterates to inv...
    President Akufo-Addo has reiterated the country’s readiness for business and has urged investors from around the UK and the world to take advantage of the growing business-friendly climate in Ghana and invest. ... more
    MyJoyOnline -Biz1 day ago
  • Exporters, importers chide gov’t over messy policy impleme...
    ​​​​​​​The Exporters & Importers Association has chided the Akufo-Addo-led administration over the manner in which it is implementing policies regarding their business. ... more
    MyJoyOnline -Biz1 day ago
  • Money Laundering Cases Now Rampant
    The Financial Intelligence Centre (FIC) has received 2,010 suspicious transaction reports (STRs) from banks and non-bank financial institutions on suspected money laundering cases from 2010 to 2016. The Centre has disseminated 787 out of the 2,010 ... more
    ModernGhana -Biz1 day ago
  • GRA Cargo Tracking Takes Off Today
    The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has announced that the implementation of the Cargo Tracking Note (CTN) will start on Monday, 15th October 2018. GRA, in a statement, said ldquo;the intervention is to provide greater scrutiny of our ma ... more
    ModernGhana -Biz1 day ago
  • Minister Ursula Hits Major Digital Deal In China
    Minister of Communications, Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Chinese firm Whale Cloud to develop innovative cities in Ghana. The agreement was signed by Mrs. Owusu-Ekuful, who is leading Ghana rsquo;s Inform ... more
    ModernGhana -Biz1 day ago
  • Crunch Meeting Over Fair Wages Staff
    The board of the Fair Wages and Salaries Commission is set to hold a meeting today to seek a sustainable solution to concerns raised by the Commission 39;s aggrieved staff. The staff have been demanding that they are migrated onto the si ... more
    ModernGhana -Biz1 day ago
  • Zimbabwe inflation accelerates at fastest pace in eight year...
    Zimbabwean consumer prices rose at the fastest pace since 2010 last month, as a shortage of foreign exchange curbed supplies of basic commodities including wheat. ... more
    MyJoyOnline -Biz1 day ago
  • Suspected money laundering cases on the rise
    The Financial Intelligence Centre (FIC) has received 2,010 suspicious transaction reports (STRs) from banks and non-bank financial institutions on suspected money laundering cases from 2010 to 2016. ... more
    MyJoyOnline -Biz1 day ago
  • Breweries: Over 1500 workers to be laid off in October
    The General Secretary for the Food and Beverages Manufacturers Association, Samuel Aggrey, has revealed that over 1500 staff of the various breweries in the country will be laid off by the end of October. According to Mr. Aggrey, over 1200 workers have already been laid off due to the economic… ... more
    StarrFM -Biz1 day ago
  • PMMC was a “mess” when I took over – Opare Hammond
    The  Managing director of the Precious Mineral Marketing Commission (PMMC) Kwadwo Opare Hammond has said the company had been run down by the Mahama administration until he took over after the New Patriotic Party won power in 2016. According to him, auditors  had confirmed that the debt of the company far outweighed… ... more
    StarrFM -Biz1 day ago
  • Shea industry gets GH¢9.2m boost from EXIM Bank
    The Ghana Export and Import Bank (EXIM Bank) has approved an amount of 9.2 million Ghana cedis for the processing of shea into cosmetic products and also for export. According to the bank, the investment should translate into the creation of 300 direct jobs. As at 2017, Ghana earned 70.2… ... more
    CitiFm -Biz1 day ago
  • UNIDO To Celebrate 10-Year Milestone On Trade
    The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) has for the past ten years supported Ghana rsquo;s sustainable growth and development through its trade capacity building programme. The programme has been implemented in partnership w ... more
    ModernGhana -Biz1 day ago
  • President launches competitive oil block bidding today
    President Akufo-Addo is expected to launch the country’s maiden Oil and Gas Licensing Round next Monday [October 15, 2018]. The purpose of the licensing round is to encourage transparency in petroleum agreements while employing competent and capable companies. The decision is also to enhance cost effectiveness and undertake oil exploration… ... more
    CitiFm -Biz1 day ago
  • Reorient minds to sell the Ghana brand – Esther Cobbah cha...
    The CEO of Stratcomm Africa has charged government to reorients the minds of the citizenry to build a brand that can work for the country both locally and internationally. ... more
    MyJoyOnline -Biz1 day ago
  • New tax stamp on textiles coming mid-November
    Government has set the middle of November to roll out the new deadline for tax stamp policy on textile products designed to check piracy and under-declaration of taxes. ... more
    MyJoyOnline -Biz1 day ago
  • CTN takes off today despite strong oppositions
    The implementation of the Cargo Tracking Note (CTN) is due to take off today, 15th October 2018. The system, which has seen much resistance from various business associations has been postponed twice. The latest opposition to the CTN  is from a member of the Ghana Institute of Freight Forwarders who… ... more
    CitiFm -Biz1 day ago
  • New mortgage law to push interest rates below 20%–Atta Aky...
    Government has announced a new mortgage regime which will enable more people take up mortgage facilities with interest rate below 20 percent. According to Works and Housing Minister, Samuel Atta-Akyea government is currently drafting a Legislative Instrument to allow it use part of the pensions fund to support banks in… ... more
    CitiFm -Biz1 day ago
  • Ghana Standards Authority calls for mandatory stress tests f...
    The Ghana Standards Authority (GSA) has called for a stress test to be carried out on all buildings and properties used by the public within the next 12 months to ensure safety. These include all government offices, banks, private businesses, mall ... more
    ModernGhana -Biz2 days ago
  • Internally Generated Fund (IGF) wants tax defaulters to be ...
    The entrepreneurs, business operators and artisanal workers in the Nkoranza South Municipality of Brong-Ahafo Region has called for the prosecution of tax defaulters in the Municipality to improve on the Assembly 39;s Internally Generated Fund (IGF) ... more
    ModernGhana -Biz2 days ago
  • Cargo Tracking Note Policy Takes Effect Tomorrow – GRA
    After series of public engagement with businesses in the import and export industry, the Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) says it will begin the implementation of the Cargo Tracking Note (CTN) Policy effective Monday, 15t ... more
    ModernGhana -Biz2 days ago
  • Cargo Tracking Note policy kickstarts Oct. 15
    The Commissioner-General of the Ghana Revenue Authority has served notice that the implementation of the Cargo Tracking Note policy will take effect from Monday, October, 15. ... more
    MyJoyOnline -Biz2 days ago
  • GRA sued over CTN as policy kicks off Oct. 15
    The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has been dragged to court over the  implementation of the Cargo Tracking Note Policy. The GRA is being sued  by a member of the Ghana Institute of  Freight Forwarders and a Lecturer at Kaaf University College John Kwame Adu Jack. The Cargo Tracking Network Policy … ... more
    StarrFM -Biz2 days ago
  • MMAAG wants the Telecom companies to them Insurance
    The Mobile Money Agents Association of Ghana (MMAAG) is asking the various telecommunication companies on the mobile money platform to insure them against mishaps. According to the Executive Members of the Association, the mobile money business is ... more
    ModernGhana -Biz2 days ago
  • Mac Attram to lead discussing at MTN Business World Executiv...
    MTN Ghana and Business World Magazine is set to host the 24th MTN Business World Executive Breakfast Meeting with Mac Attram, an International Business Coach leading the discussion on the theme Leading Teams to Greater Results through Authentic Commu ... more
    ModernGhana -Biz2 days ago
  • Mac Attram to lead discussing at MTN Business World Executiv...
    MTN Ghana and Business World Magazine is set to host the 24th MTN Business World Executive Breakfast Meeting with Mac Attram, an International Business Coach leading the discussion on the theme Leading Teams to Greater Results through Authentic Communication. ... more
    MyJoyOnline -Biz2 days ago
  • Pilot Tree-Project Set In Shama
    Shama (WR) Oct 13, GNA - The Shama District Assembly in the Western Region has been selected by the Ministry of Finance as one of the pilot districts for the implementation of the 39;Tree project 39; a revenue mobilisation project. It is aimed ... more
    ModernGhana -Biz3 days ago
  • Kobine Festival Gets Support From MTN
    Mobile telecommunication giant MTN Ghana has presented a cheque for GH cent;7,000.00, drinks hamper and assorted MTN souvenirs to support the Kobine Festival celebration by the chiefs and people of Lawra traditional area in the Upper West Region. ... more
    ModernGhana -Biz3 days ago
  • Youth Encouraged To Go Into Cocoa Production
    The Governance Issues Forum Network (GIFNeT), a subsidiary of the Institute for Democratic Governance (IDEG), has held a day 39;s multi-stakeholder forum at Effiduase in the Sekyere East District, to assess and address barriers to youth involvement ... more
    ModernGhana -Biz3 days ago
  • UEW Co-operative Credit Union Making Huge Economic Strides
    The University of Education Winneba (UEW) Co-operative Credit Union has made a net surplus of GH cent;905,888.76 as at June ending 2018 representing 56 percent increase against GH cent;581,971.97 in the same period in 2017. Mr. Steve V. Kamassah C ... more
    ModernGhana -Biz3 days ago
  • Mobile Money Operators Want Insurance
    Tema, Oct 13, GNA - The Mobile Money Agents Association of Ghana (MMAAG) is asking their respective telecommunication companies on the mobile money platform to insure them. Speaking to the Ghana News Agency on Friday, the executive members of MMAA ... more
    ModernGhana -Biz3 days ago
  • Transit Trucks To Be Bonded From Next Year
    Tema, Oct 13, GNA - Transit trucks conveying exported goods from Ghana 39;s ports to neighbouring countries are to be bonded by the Custom Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) from next year. The introduction of the bond is to halt the d ... more
    ModernGhana -Biz3 days ago
  • GRA sued over implementation of CTN
    A member of the Ghana Institute of Freight Forwarders, John Kwame Adu Jack has filed a suit at the Supreme Court to prevent the implementation of the Cargo Tracking Note (CTN), which is due to take off next Monday [October 15,2018]. Amongst others, Mr. Jack wants the Supreme Court to… ... more
    CitiFm -Biz3 days ago
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