BUSINESS
Last Updated: October 18, 2013, 7:46 pm
 

 




Takoradi harbour extension works begin this month
Construction works on the extension of the breakwaters of the Takoradi Harbour are to begin from September 28, this year.

 
Organisations must empower women in Business - CMO, Vodafone Ghana
The Chief Marketing Officer of Vodafone Ghana, Uche Ofodile,one of the speakers of this year’s Woman 2.1 summit has encouraged organizations to empower women in business and entrepreneurship.

Airtel partners with Ecobank to offer M-Banking
Bharti Airtel (Airtel), a leading global telecommunications services provider with operations in 20 countries across Asia and Africa, has entered into a partnership with Ecobank Transnational Incorporated ("Ecobank"), the leading pan-African banking group with presence in 34 countries in Africa, to deliver Airtel Money across nine African countries where Airtel also has operations.

CDH builds GHC350,000 home for Village of Hope
CDH Financial Holdings has built and fully furnished a home at an estimated cost of GHC350,000 at the Village of Hope at Gomoa Feteh in the Central Region.

Exporters urged to focus on quality issues
Mr Gideon Quarcoo, Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Export Promotion Authority (GEPA), has urged exporters to pay attention to quality issues and avoid practices that can lead to ban of exports from Ghana.

Samsung rolls out system to replace damaged Note 3 handsets of customers
Leading mobile phone manufacturer, Samsung has announced that it has introduced a system to replace mobile devices for customers should they be damaged.

Rlg outdoors two android phones across West Africa
West Africa’s biggest ICT and mobile phone manufacturing giant, Rlg, has outdoored two new android phones - the Viva and the Fusion Ignite across Africa.

Atuabo gas project 72% complete- Dr. Sipa Yankey
The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Ghana Gas Company, Dr. George Sipa Yankey, says 72 percent works on the Western Corridor Gas Infrastructure Development project ongoing at Atuabo in the Western Region is complete.

Rlg graduates 5000 in Osun State, Nigeria
A total of five thousand youth who successfully underwent an intensive training in ICT, Mobile phone and computer repairs and assembling in the Nigerian state of Osun have graduated at a ceremony in the state capital Osogbo.

afs Ghana rebrands as afb Ghana as it launches new REWARDS GOLD card
afs Ghana has rebranded itself to afb Ghana, to create a stronger association with the afb group, which arguably is the fastest growing consumer finance company in Africa with a market capitalization of over 66 million USD.

Job-cut fears hit miners
Newmont Ghana says approximately 300 of its miners are expected to lose their job by the end of the fourth quarter of 2013, as part of the mine's ongoing operations to streamline cost structure and improve business efficiency.

PwC to open business school in Ghana
PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) will soon open a business school in Ghana to deliver entrepreneurship, leadership and general skills development to business leaders, especially those in the Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) sector.

Government to establish a Youth Jobs and Enterprise Development Fund
President John Mahama has announced at the 68th UN General Assembly Thursday that his administration will introduce another programme to address unemployment in the country.

Ghana's debt within manageable limits - Gov't responds to Minority
A Deputy Information Minister has said it is misleading for the Minority in Parliament to criticize government for what it calls "excessive borrowing" without reconciling it with the numerous infrastructural projects government was undertaking.

Merchant Bank launches Merban Fund
Merchant Bank Ghana Limited has launched an open-ended mutual fund christened the Merban Fund.

Prices of sachet, bottled water to go up by 30% effective October 1
Prepare to pay 30% more for your sachet and bottled water, President of Sachet and Bottled Water Producers, says.

2013 fiscal targets beyond reach
As the third quarter of 2013 draws to an end data emanating from the Bank of Ghana's (BoG)Monetary Policy Committee, the Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) and the Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning has indicated that government is likely to miss three of its most important economic targets for 2013, although not by inordinately wide margins.

Mining firms set to embark on mass layoff
Mining firms in the country are set to embark on massive downsizing in view rising cost of production coupled with a steady drop in the price of gold on the international market.

Ghana remains destination of choice — Australian Trade Commission
The Australian Trade Commission, the agency which promotes Australian business interests abroad and backward invesment flows to Australia, says Ghana remains a destination of choice for many of its companies, including prospective ones.

African airlines hold key to integration - Vanderpuye
Deputy Trade and Industry Minister, Nii Lamptey Vanderpuye, has challenged African airlines to help speed up African integration since they play a critical role in that process.

Ghana in vigourous pursuit of investments from UK businesses
The Minister of Trade and Industry, Haruna Iddrisu, has assured the UK corporate sector that Ghana is more poised for trade and investment relations with United Kingdom than ever before.