As the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Bank of Ghana concludes discussions on a new policy rate this week to guide financial market activities over the next few months, the business community would crave for a cut in the rate so as to make lending cheaper, but the macroeconomic figures make such expectations far-fetched. […]
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Former leader Jerry John Rawlings was buried with full military honours on Wednesday after a state funeral. Rawlings, who died in November aged 73, held power for two decades in Ghana, first as military ruler and later as elected president. He was buried in a coffin draped in Ghana’s national colours of red, yellow, green […]
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Eusbett Hotel, a 3-Star ultramodern facility in Sunyani, has awarded 25 workers for their outstanding performances in 2020 that have propelled the hotel higher on the pedestal in the hospitality industry. The deserving hotel staff received items such as refrigerators, gas cooking stoves and plaques of honour. They were honoured at an annual staff dinner […]
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The Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA) has announced plans to open a new office at Damongo in the Savanna Region to serve the chiefs, people and hospitality operators of the newly created region. This follows rehabilitation of GTA’s abandoned office in the region after B&FT reported about the deterioration. Damongo and its surroundings have been noted […]
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The economy will experience positive private sector participation in public infrastructure programmes, with projects in the energy and transport sectors being key areas for investors, a Fitch Solutions report has said. The positive outlook for private investment opportunities for this year, Fitch explained, is underpinned by the country’s considerable public private partnership (PPP) track record […]
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…real-time payment services post strongest performance The Ghana Interbank Payment and Settlement Systems (GhIPSS), the central bank’s subsidiary tasked with promoting a cash-lite economy, experienced a significant upshot in its operation for 2020 due to the strong performance shown by its real time payments services. According to data from GhIPSS, real-time payment services – which […]
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Rigworld Training Centre (RTC) and SMTC Global Ghana have signed an agreement that will see Rigworld Training acquire 100 percent of the SMTC Ghana Training Facility. This means RTC will assume all training services being provided through SMTC Ghana. SMTC has operated in partnership with the Regional Maritime University (RMU) within its campus at Nungua, Accra. […]
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One after the other, representatives of world leaders and Ghanaians from all walks of life filed into the Black Star Square (Independence Square) to pay their last respects to a towering leader, Jerry John Rawlings, who held power for two decades in Ghana.
The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) will soon provide support including the topping up of salaries of returning and diaspora experts to enable them to support the growth of their native countries with skills and knowledge.
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and the First Lady Mrs Rebecca Akufo-Addo, were among dignitaries who attended former President Jerry John Rawlings’s state funeral at the Black Star Square in Accra.