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Local content in Ghana’s Oil and Gas gets impetus in Scotland

FROM EMMANUEL OHENE DJAN, SCOTLAND   OVER 40 Ghanaian Oil and Gas companies registered with the Petroleum Commission have been exposed to the latest technologies in their industries at the ongoing Oil and Gas trade mission in Aberdeen, Scotland.   The Chief Executive Officer of the Commission, Egbert Faibile Jnr, …

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Inflation rises slightly to 9.8%

BY ROSEMOND BOATENG ADDAI Rosemond.adjetey@yahoo.com THE CONSUMER Price Index (CPI), which measures the change over time in the general price level of goods and services that households acquire for the purposes of consumption in the month of May 2018, has increased to 9.8% as compared to that of the month …

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World Bank supports Ghana to reform pensions system

OVER 25 technical staff members from the Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT), National Pensions Regulatory Authority (NPRA), the Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of Employment and Labour Relations are participating in a four-day workshop on Ghana’s Pensions System using the World Bank’s pension model, Pensions Reform Options …

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MTN Ghana donates items ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr

BY ROSEMOND BOATENG ADDAI Rosemond.adjeey@yahoo.com MTN GHANA has donated items to the National Chief Imam and the Muslim communities towards the celebration of 2018 Eid-ul-Fitr to affirm their appreciation of their support, patronage and loyalty to them. The company gave GH¢5,000.00 cash, 10 bags of rice, five cartons of vegetable …

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Inflation rises slightly to 10.6%

BY ROSEMOND BOATENG ADDAI Rosemond.adjetey@yahoo.com THE CONSUMER Price Index (CPI), which measures the change over time in the general price level of goods and services that households acquire for the purposes of consumption in the month of May 2018 has increased to 9.8% as compared to that of the month …

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100,000 on MTN Mobile Money pension scheme

Close to 100,000 Ghanaians have subscribed to making personal pension contributions through MTN Mobile Money and United Pensions Trust personal pension scheme dubbed ‘My Own Pension.’ With over 80% of Ghana’s labour force being in the informal sector, ‘My Own Pension’, which is a tier 3 mobile pension and savings …

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Heritage Bank delights children of King Jesus Charity Home, Kumasi

IN LINE with its community-oriented and people-centred approach to business, Heritage Bank Limited has brought smiles on the faces of children at the King Jesus Charity Home at Boadi in  Kumasi. A delegation comprising staff of the Bank’s Suame and Adum branches in Kumasi paid a visit to the orphans …

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Maize shortage hits Ghana as prices shoot up , but govt blames middlemen for shortage

  BY ROSEMOND BOATENG ADDAI Rosemond.adjetey@yahoo.com SOME FARMERS have predicted that there would soon be dire shortage of maize in Ghana due to devastating worm infestation and rodent activities as well as consistent heavy rains in the three northern regions and irregular rainfall in the southern sector. According to the …

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Minority raises alarm over Ghana’s growing debt

BY CHRISTOPHER ARKO, GNA THE MINORITY in Parliament has raised alarm over Ghana’s growing debt stock, which, they claim, if not managed properly, could send the country back to HIPC. According to them, the debt situation was pushing Ghana to a level that could best be classified as debt-distressed state. …

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GhISEP expresses worry over outcome of Ahafo Mines disaster report

BY PHILIP ANTOH philip.antoh@dailyheritage.com.gh   THE GHANA Institute of Safety and Environmental Professionals (GhISEP) has expressed shock over the outcome of investigations into the multiple fatalities that occurred at Newmont Ghana Gold Limited (Ahafo Mine) on April 7, 2018, where six people died and four others sustained various degrees of injuries. …

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