SONA 2020: Customers of defunct Savings & Loans, microfinance institutions to receive payments on Monday
President Akufo-Addo has indicated that persons whose funds have been locked up in some defunct Savings and Loans companies and microfinance institutions will begin receiving their funds from Monday, February 24, 2020.Read more
The Communication Specialist for the Ministry of Business Development Mr. Kofi Twum-Boafo has actively expressed that, the Government of Ghana has a good policies to sustain Business and Entrepreneurship development, especially the youth who are diligently involved in that regard.
He made this revelation during an interview with SilverNEWS concerning the state of the Ministry's agenda for the year.Read more
The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Sunday, 16th February, 2020, commissioned a newly constructed Business Resource Centre (BRC) at Kadjebi in the Akan Constituency, in the Oti Region.
The Business Resource Centre is mandated to promote and support the national industrialization agenda of the Akufo-Addo Government, and will serve as a one-stop-shop for business development and investment in the constituency.Read more
The MTN MoMo has created over 132,000 jobs through MoMo Agents across the country since its inception.
According to the General Manager of MTN Mobile Financial Services, Eli Hini, the tremendous growth of the mobile money business has created many direct and indirect jobs in the country.
AngloGold Ashanti Ltd. picked Harmony Gold Mining Co. as the buyer for its last remaining South African operations; Mponeng mine and Mine Waste Solutions tailings recycling business .Read more
Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) has begun the process to establish the Cocoa Management System in anticipation of implementing several new, farmer-focused initiatives by October this year.
This requires that all cocoa farmers across the country will soon be registered into a single database, and issued with electronic accounts into which all sales proceeds of their cocoa beans will be recorded and deposited with payments made electronically.Read more
The Governor of the Bank of Ghana, Dr. Ernest Addison, has lauded commercial banks’ compliance with new corporate governance directives issued in the aftermath of the banking sector clean-up.
Dr. Addison, speaking at the launch of rebranded Barclays Bank Ghana to Absa Bank Ghana Limited, said the central bank’s directives were intended to create a strong banking sector and enhance their financial intermediary role in supporting the economy.
The World Bank has cautioned Ghana against excessive borrowing amidst concerns that the country risks being classified as high debt distress country if the situation persists.
This comes a day after the country successfully raised US$3 billion Eurobond which was five times oversubscribed.