Category Archives: Business & Finance

Tripartite communiqué does not address challenges of businesses, GFL

Tema The Ghana Federation of Labour (GFL) says the communiqué issued by the National Tripartite Committee after a meeting on Monday failed to address major challenges facing employers and employees in the COVID-19 era. The communiqué which was signed by Mr Ignatius Baffour Awuah, Minister of Employment and Labour Relations, Mr Daniel Acheampong, President of

COVID-19: African Development Institute to hold macro-economic policy response seminar

The African Development Institute (ADI) will on Wednesday host a virtual seminar on macro-economic policy response for Africa in the wake of COVID-19. The seminar, jointly being held with anchor economic policy think-tanks and universities in Africa, including the African Economic Research Consortium, is titled “Enhancing Resilience in African Economies: Macro-Economic Policy Responses to COVID-19

Mobile Money Interoperability up by over 350 percent in first quarter

Mobile money transfers across different networks, also known as Mobile Money Interoperability (MMI), have shot up by 358 percent in the first three months of this year, compared to the same period last year. The volume went up to over 5.12 million transactions from 1.11million in the first quarter of last year, according to figures

Pacific Fuel Filling Station supply drivers with free fuel in Takoradi

The Pacific Fuel Filling station at Effia in the Sekondi- Takoradi Metropolis has given free fuel to motorists in the Metropolis. The gesture forms part of the company’s promotion as it opens a new branch at Effia in Takoradi. Hundreds of commercial and private vehicles in the Metropolis took advantage of the business promotion exercise

Ghana’s economy resilient enough to fund healthcare infrastructure – Oppong Nkrumah

Information Minister Kojo Oppong Nkrumah says the country’s economy is resilient enough to fund the new massive healthcare infrastructure across the country. He said the Akufo-Addo-led Government, over the past three years, had prudently managed the economy, hence it was capable to mobilise resources to fund the 88 District Hospitals and other COVID-19 Response Programmes.