Investors Underestimate Risk Of A Financial Shock

Investors may be ignoring the risk that financial conditions could tighten sharply and send tremors through the global economy, the International Monetary Fund warned. “Asset valuations appear to be relatively high in some markets, notably in the United States,” the…

GRA Laments Freight Forwarders’ Opposition To CTN Unfortunate

The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) is saddened by the resistance to the intended introduction of the Cargo Tracking Note policy by the Ghana Institute of Freight Forwarders. According to the GRA, it has held wide consultations with the agencies to…

TUC Targets Informal Workers

The Trades Union Congress (TUC), is taking steps to unionize all informal economy workers to aid the acquisition of better protective measures needed to run and grow their businesses. Mr. Joshua Ansah, the Deputy Secretary General, said it was essential…

Electronic Exporters To Pay Eco-Levy

Accra, October 10 —With effect from the first of November, this year Exporters of any used and waste electrical and electronic products and tyres for shipment into Ghana will pay an Eco-Levy. The Eco-Levy is to control and manage the…

Menzgold Is Not A Ponzi Scheme

The Head of Communications at gold trading firm, Menzgold, Nii Armah Amarteifio, has urged the company’s customers to disregard claims that it is operating a Ponzi scheme. According to him, the company does not solely rely on investments from new…

Additional 50 Factories To Be Accredited By End Of Year Under 1D1F

The One District, One Factory (1D1F) initiative has accredited 18 factories with 50 more to be accredited before the end of the year, Mr Kojo Oppong-Nkrumah, the Information Minister Designate, has said. He said this would bring the number of…

Government Promises To Make Electricity Affordable

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia on Tuesday said Government was working to bring down the cost of electricity generation to below 10 US Cents per kilowatt hour to make electricity affordable to Ghanaians. To that end, he said, one of…

Prudential Bank Denies Collapse Reports

The Prudential Bank has described as “malicious” social media claims it has gone under. A statement issued by the management of the bank, Tuesday, said such claims are untrue and must be treated with the contempt it deserves. The statement…

Ghana Gets 1.5 Million Dollars To Boost Energy

Mr Akinwumi Ayodeji Adesina, the President of the African Development Bank Group, says the Bank has provided technical assistance worth 1.5 million dollars to Ghana towards removing barriers to investment in the renewable energy efficiency. He said Ghana was showing…

HR Practitioners Admonished To Consider Employee Feedback

Ms Taaka Awori, Managing Director- Busara Africa, has called on Human Resource (HR) practitioners to constantly engage their staff and encourage employee feedback to help grow their organisations and improve the employee experience. The employee is the basic unit of…