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Plastic manufacturers are not treated fairly – GPMA

BY RAMSON ACQUAH-HAYFORD THE NATIONAL president of the Ghana Plastic Manufacturers Association (GPMA), Mr Ebbo Botwe, has condemned the unfair treatment meted out to local plastic maunfacturers in the country. At a National Strategic Planning meeting of GPMA in Accra, Mr Botwe said plastic regulators in the country were putting …

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SMEs should take advantage of govt’s policies – Minister

BY BENJAMIN TANDOH THE MINISTER for Business Development, Mr Ibrahim Awal Mohammed, has lauded the efforts of the Private Enterprise Federation (PEF) for its advocacy role in creating an enabling environment for the development of businesses in the country. This, he noted, was in line with the President’s vision to …

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Resource mobilisation key to ‘Ghana Beyond Aid’ – Bawumia

BY WILBERFORCE ASARE GOVERNMENT’S DESIRE and ability to mobilise and maximise domestic revenue is an integral part of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s vision of a ‘Ghana Beyond Aid’, Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has stated. He says the government is, therefore, putting in place the necessary blocks, such as …

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TIN registration is free – GRA

BY BENJAMIN TANDOH THE GHANA Revenue Authority (GRA) has indicted that it will punish its staff members who try to extort money from the public before registering them for the Tax Identification Number (TIN). The authority has, therefore, urged the general public to report staff members that violate the directives …

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Voltic educates community on water sustainability

VOLTIC GH Limited has organised a programme on water sustainability for Anoff Primary and Junior High School and its host community in the Nsawam Adoagyiri Municipality. Officials of the company organised the programme to coincide with World Water Day celebrated globally last Thursday, and so they were in the school …

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Rescue Shipping holds trade and finance confab April 10

THE SECOND edition of the Ghana International Trade and Finance Conference (GITFiC), aimed at providing a platform for industry players to present realistic solutions to trade, investment and funding opportunities comes off on April 10 and 11.   The two-day conference will have Mr Ahomka Lindsay, the Deputy Minister in …

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Blame govt for under-development of mining towns -Chamber of Mines

BY KOJO ANSAH THE GHANA Chamber of Mines has parried off blame over the under-development of mining communities in Ghana, saying the government must respond to the situation. The Ghana Chamber contends that despite the meagre percentage of disbursement of the mineral royalty to the communities by the central government, the royalties …

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MTN Ghana makes progress in financial inclusion, digital Services

MTN, GHANA’S leading telephony service provider in voice, data and mobile financial services, recorded a strong performance in its revenues in the year 2017. According to the company, strong growth in revenue was up by 23.3% and was underpinned by data and digital revenue growth. This was made known when …

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Minister warns revenue collectors

MRS ELIZABETH Sackey, Deputy Greater Accra Regional Minister, has warned revenue collectors to be transparent in the discharge of their duties, saying “staff caught in corrupt practices would be dealt with according to the law”. Mrs Sackey, therefore, implored the staff of revenue collecting agencies to serve as state financial …

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UCC student wins Guinness ‘Piece of Ghana’ promo

A STUDENT of the University of Cape Coast (UCC) studying Business Management, Mr Collins Nkrumah Gyabeng, has emerged the second Ghanaian to be rewarded with a plot of land in the ongoing Guinness ‘Win a Piece of Ghana’ promotion. This means following the second weekly draw, Mr Gyabeng is now …

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