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Gov’t urged to help develop local capacity to leverage AfCFTA

Accra, Oct. 3, GNA – The Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) has called on Government to urgently help in developing the local production capacity as the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement comes into full force.     The Association said with the local capacity fully developed, it would position Ghanaian industries to fully leverage […]

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Fidelity Securities launches fixed income trust and Fidelity Balanced Trust

Accra, Oct. 3, GNA – Fidelity Securities Limited (FSL), the asset management subsidiary of Fidelity Bank Ghana Limited, has launched two collective investment schemes; Fidelity Balanced Trust and Fidelity Fixed Income Trust.A release copied to the Ghana News Agency said the introduction of these two products would enable FSL reach a wider section of the […]

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Communications Service Tax should not affect customers

Accra, Oct 3, GNA – Customers of various Telecom Companies have called on government to re-invigorate its tax systems, where it can generate more income, instead of placing a nine per cent tax on phone calls.The taxation of the calls, they argued would impoverish more vulnerable people who want to place calls to relay important […]

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Africa Business and Economics

Côte d’Ivoire, Kenya, Ghana named rising stars of global trade

Ho, Oct 02, GNA- Côte d’Ivoire is the market that has most rapidly improved its trade growth potential over the past decade, according to new research from Standard Chartered.  The Trade20 index, which identifies the 20 rising stars of trade, places Côte d’Ivoire in the top spot of African markets, and Kenya at number three […]

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Stanbic Bank Ghana wins CIMG Bank of the Year award

Accra, Oct. 2, GNA -Stanbic Bank Ghana has been adjudged the best bank of the year 2018, at the 30th National Marketing Performance Awards under the auspices of the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIMG). The award, according to the Institute, is in recognition of Stanbic Bank’s excellence in strategic marketing from market insights through the […]

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Many unaware of Communication Service Tax

Accra, Oct. 1, GNA – The Communication Service Tax (CST) has taken effect but many in the public remain unaware of its implementation.The CST was hiked from six per cent to nine per cent in the mid-year review and supplementary budget presented to Parliament by Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, the Minister of Finance.This, would affect the […]

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Government to rebuild Ehi Gari Factory

Ehi (V/R), Sept. 29, GNA – Mr Kofi Dzamesi, the Minister of Chieftaincy and Religious Affairs, has said Government was working towards the reconstruction of the Gari Factory at Ehi in the Ketu North Municipality of the Volta Region.    The factory would be equipped with modern facilities and revived to produce for local and […]

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Stakeholders call for involvement of local people in water management

Accra, Sept. 26, GNA – Stakeholders in the Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Sector (WASH) have called for a collaborative effort between policy makers and the people living around Ghana’s water bodies in managing and sustaining those resources.      It was part of a series of platforms to engage stakeholders including the media on how […]

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Africa Business and Economics

Africa Risk-Reward index released

Ho, Sept. 26, GNA – The fourth edition of the Africa Risk-Reward Index from specialist global risk consultancy, Control Risks and global independent advisory firm, Oxford Economics, has been released Wednesday.      The report offers a comprehensive and up-to-date view of the highly-dynamic business investment landscape in Africa, according to its release copied to […]

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E-platform introduced to address trade challenges

Accra, Sept 26, GNA- Ghana Shippers’ Authority (GSA) and the Borderless Alliance have introduced an electronic platform (e-platform) to address challenges faced by traders along Ghana’s transit corridors. Madam Benonita Bismarck, Chief Executive Officer GSA, who announced this, said the West African e-platform would improve trade activities for Ghanaians and other West African Countries along […]