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Ghana’s Debt stock balloons to GH¢122bn

ROSEMOND BOATENG ADDAI | PRESIDENT NANA Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has given his first State of the Nation Address since taking office on January 7, 2017 in which he says the country’s debt stock of GH¢9.5 billion at the beginning of 2009 ballooned to GH¢122 billion at the end of  …

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‘Intra-African trade is best option for African economies’

Eugenia Kula –Ameyaw, Executive Chairperson of Black Women Organisation and Mr Benjamin Acheampong, Founder and President of Wealth Masters Group

BERNARD QUANSON THE EXECUTIVE chairperson of Black Women Organisation in South Africa, Eugenia Kula –Ameyaw, has emphasised that the best way Africa can develop is to promote trade among African countries known as Intra-African trade. She explained that the African market is so large that African countries could make arrangements …

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AWA commissions 5th aircraft in Accra

Staff and stakeholders welcoming the new aircraft

ROSEMOND BOATENG ADDAI | AFRICA WORLD Airlines (AWA) has commissioned its fifth aircraft with registration number  9GAFD to serve its  customers with the best travelling experience within the country and Nigeria. The president of the National House of Chiefs, Member of Council of State and president of AWA, Togbe …

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Central Bank releases data on APR and AI on deposits

Nashiru Ishaku, Governor of the Bank of Ghana

THE BANK of Ghana has released its latest data on Annual Percentage Rates (APR) of interest charged on loans and credit advances and the Average Interest (AI) paid on deposits by banks. The data is based on figures available as at January 31, 2017. According to the data, the industry …

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Airtel ranks 2nd Ghana’s Most Influential Telecom Company

Lucy Quist, CEO, Airtel, Ghana

AIRTEL HAS been ranked one of the top two Most Influential telecommunications companies on social media in the latest rankings released by the Ghana Social Media Rankings (GSMR). The company ranked the highest and most influential in the 2015 rankings released in 2016 and 2nd in the 2016 rankings released …

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Ofori-Atta  dines with Otabil, Adei over 2017 budget

Pastor Dr Mensa Otabil, founder, ICGC

FINANCE MINISTER, Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, has revealed that he has met with the founder of the International Central Gospel Church, Pastor Dr Mensa Otabil,  and other high profile Ghanaians as he prepares for his budget presentation in Parliament next month. Mr Ofori- Atta is set to present the government’s first …

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MTN  saves lives of pregnant women in Cape Coast: By donating blood on Val’s Day

Voluntary blood donation forms the bedrock upon which health facilities would get blood in their banks always

HAJIA ASANA GORDON AS PART of effort to support the National Transfusion Service,  hospitals and clinics, to save lives of patients who require transfusion, especially pregnant women, MTN Ghana Foundation has organized blood donation exercise in Cape Coast to restock the blood level at the national blood bank. The Human …

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Inflation for January drops to 13.3%

Inflation for January drops to 13.3%

ROSEMOND BOATENG ADDAI | THE CONSUMER Price Index, which measures the change over time in the general price level of goods and services that households acquire for the purpose of consumption in the month of January 2017 droped to 13.3% as compared to the month of December 2016 with …

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Glo introduces ‘Talk More, Flexi Recharge’, other products

Glo introduces 'Talk More, Flexi Recharge’, other products

GLO MOBILE Ghana last Tuesday launched new products designed to empower customers to call and browse with data at the most affordable rates and convenience. The products include ‘Talk More’, a prepaid plan specially designed to eliminate subscribers’ apprehension about the cost of making calls across all networks, enabling customers …

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Ecobank donates GH¢600,000 equipment: To support health and education

MD of Ecobank, Mr Dan Sackey (middle), presenting the items to Dr. Nelson Damale, Obstetrician in charge of the Maternity Department of Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital (in suit) while the Ag. Medical Affairs Director (R), Dr Roberta Lamptey, and others looks on

MUNTALLA INUSAH | ECOBANK GHANA Limited has donated various types of safe delivery equipment worth GH¢600,000.00 to some health and educational institutions across the country. This was part of activities to mark this year’s ‘Ecobank Day’, a Corporate Social Responsibility initiative by the bank to help address the infrastructure …

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