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Mining industry potential of sustainable livelihoods

BY ROSEMOND BOATENG ADDAI/Rosemond.adjetey@yahoo.com   MR SULEMANU Koney, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Ghana Chamber of Mines, has hinted that the importance of a responsible industry to a nation’s development is the need for one to be responsible in his or her endeavour. Speaking at the fourth Ghana Mining …

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11 to grab 2018 Logistics and Transport awards

THE TECHNICAL evaluation committee of the 2018 Logistics and Transport Awards has selected 11 institutions and individuals as winners and runner ups for awards in 15 different categories. The selection of the awardees was based on their outstanding performance in relevant operations within the logistics and transport sector in the …

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Visa, Vivo Energy partner to enhance digital payments

BY KENT MENSAH VISA, THE global payments technology company and Vivo Energy, the company that markets and distributes Shell-branded fuels and lubricants in Africa, have announced a Pan African agreement to provide digital payment services to consumers across 15 African countries, where both companies operate. The partnership is geared towards growing …

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Akufo-Addo saved ATL from shutting down – Alan

THE MINISTER for Trade and Industry, Alan Kwadwo Kyerematen, says contrary to claims by some members of the opposition the Akosombo Textiles Ltd (ATL) has been revived at the behest of the President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo. With ATL able to employ some 3,500 workers when operating …

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Heroes of Change Season V launched. To honour individual efforts in their communities

MTN GHANA Foundation has launched its fifth edition of Heroes of Change in Accra to celebrate individual efforts in transforming the communities in which they live. The impactful event is part of the Foundation’s commitment to constantly evolve ways and mechanisms that seek not only to make the lives of …

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GWCL to stop paper billing system in 2019

MANAGEMENT OF Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) has begun the electronic billing of customers, with the assurance to stop the paper billing system in 2019. The company said the initiative is also to help address customer challenges and inconsistencies associated with the current manual system, as well as block leakages …

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Govt reviews 35% tax on income above GH¢10k

BY MUNTALLA INUSAH muntalla.inusah@dailyheritage.com.gh THE GOVERNMENT has reviewed its policy of imposing a 35% tax on income over GH¢10, 000, the Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta has announced. In July this year, the minister announced that a new band rate needs to be added to the country’s current five bands graduated …

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92% of DKM claims paid – Finance Minister

BY MUNTALLA INUSAH muntalla.inusah@dailyheritage.com.gh GOVERNMENT OF Ghana through the Minister of Finance has taken measures to repay deposits of all customers of the defunct DKM Microfinance Company. According to the Finance Minister, Ken Ofori Atta, who said this during the presentation of the 2019 budget Thursday on the floor of …

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Ghana’s debt stock hits GHc170.8billion

BY MUNTALLA INUSAH muntalla.inusah@dailyheritage.com.gh THE MINISTER of Finance and Economic Planning, Mr Ken Ofori-Atta has said the country’s public debt stock has risen to GHC170.8 billion. According to the Minister, the public debt (including financial sector bailout) as a percentage of GDP stood at 70.7% at the end of September …

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MTN adjudged ‘CSR Company of the Year’

MTN Ghana Foundation has been adjudged the ‘CSR Company of the Year 2018’ at the eighth Ghana CSR Excellence Awards (GHACEA). At the same event, MTN Ghana Foundation also won the ‘CSR Telecom of the Year’ and ‘CSR Award for Health’, making it a total of three awards on the …

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