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Ghana Fire Service brings GRA office blaze under control in 2 Hours

The Fire Service has brought the blaze at the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) office near the Kwame Nkrumah Interchange under control after an over two-hour battle. The fire is said to have started around 8 am and though the service’s personnel where on the scene quickly, upset eyewitness noted that it took …

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Bank of Ghana introduces GH¢100, GH¢200 notes and GH¢2 coin

The Bank of Ghana has introduced GH¢100 and GH¢200 notes in the country’s currency denomination mix. It has also introduced GH¢2 coins. This was announced by the Governor of the Central Bank, Dr. Ernest Addison at a press conference in Accra on Friday.  Explaining the rationale for the development, the governor said …

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Access Bank bags four awards at 2019 Marketing World Awards

Access Bank Ghana, one of Ghana’s leading retail banks and Africa’s largest bank by customers, was honoured in several categories at the 9th Marketing World Awards held at the Movenpick Ambassador Hotel in Accra. The Bank bagged two main awards as Women Banking Brand of the Year 2018 and Financial Brand of …

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upfront charge of the 9 per cent Communications Service Tax has been reversed

The Telecoms Chamber says the upfront charge of the 9 per cent Communications Service Tax has been reversed as at November 26.  This is according to the CEO of the Chamber, Ken Ashigbey says that all players in the telecommunication space will to this effect unveil a new cost of data …

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Gold fields Ghana invests over $10m into education in host communities

Gold Fields Ghana has awarded 28 teachers in its host communities Tarkwa and Damang. The award instituted in 2016 recognizes and promotes excellence in teaching and learning and also rewards teachers in the host communities who continued to raise the standard of education in their communities. The awardees took home prizes ranging …

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Bank of Ghana to consider introduction of E-Cedi to boost digital transactions in future.

The Bank of Ghana has announced plans to introduce an electronic currency, E-Cedi, in the near future to enhance digital financial services in the country. According to a report by the Bank of Ghana, digital transactions such as mobile money keeps increasing in the country, while the value of cheques issued …

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ADB to partner Posco International of South Korea to establish oil palm refinery

The Managing Director of the Agricultural Development Bank (ADB) Limited, Dr. John Kofi Mensah has said the Bank is set to partner Posco International of South Korea for the establishment of a multi-million dollar oil palm refinery in Ghana. Posco International is multi-billion dollar company with expertise in establishing value chains …

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Transform Nyinahin into a model city as Sinohydro agreement begins – Chief

The Chief of Nyinahin, one of the major areas earmarked for bauxite mining under the sinohydro agreement, Nana Amanpene Boateng Twum II, has charged government to ensure the drastic transformation of the area as well as the Ashanti Region as the sinohydro agreement has commenced. The Chief also wants a bauxite …

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