Single window deal: Dubai firm acquires West Blue

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West Blue Consulting, an IT firm engaged for the provision of the National Single Window and Risk Management System in Ghana has been taken over by a Dubai company. A statement from the management of West Blue sighted by, said an agreement has been entered by the two companies to that effect. “Customs World, a subsidiary of Ports Customs ...

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Customs World takes over West Blue Ghana Limited


Customs World, a subsidiary of Ports Customs and Free Zones Corporation (PCFC) Dubai, has signed an agreement to take over West Blue Ghana Limited. This agreement formalizes the establishment of “Ports & Customs World Ghana Limited.” West Blue has been in charge of the provision of the National Single Window and Risk Management System in Ghana. As part of the ...

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Fidelity bank rewards 5 lucky customers in the 10x richer promo


Ghana’s  largest  private  Bank,  Fidelity  Bank  has  held  its  2nd  draw  of  the  10x  Richer  Promo  to  reward  five  (5)  lucky  customers. The event was held in the  Ashanti  regional  capital, Kumasi. All  five  lucky  customers  had  their  coupon  balance  multiplied  by  ten  (10),  taking home a total of twenty five thousand Ghana cedis (GHS 25, 000.00). The 2nd draw ...

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AAI awards Zenith Bank Founder Jim Ovia


The Africa -America Institute (AAI) has awarded the Co- Founder and Chairman of Zenith Bank Mr. Jim Ovia with the esteemed 2017 Business Leader Award. The award was conferred on him on Tuesday September 19, 2017 in New York, USA at the institute’s 33rd Annual Awards Gala. Receiving the award Mr Ovia said “today I am very honored to be ...

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Take advantage of technology to grow – Financial institutions urged 


Financial institutions have been encouraged to take advantage of the enormous opportunities offered by modern technology to achieve efficiency and optimal returns. Mr. Edward Aikins, Head of Vodafone Ghana’s Enterprise Products and Propositions, said this was vital if they were to stay competitive and remain relevant in today’s digital world. He was addressing a forum held by the Micro-Credit Association ...

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AAI honours Nana Addo with National Achievement Award


The Africa – America Institute (AAI) has awarded the President of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo with the institute’s National Achievement Award for the year 2017. The award which is also for the people of Ghana was bestowed on him yesterday September 19, 2017 in New York at the institute’s 33rd Annual Awards Gala. The award is to recognise the President and ...

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Gov’t considers listing SOEs on stock market


Government has disclosed of an ambitious plan to list majority of State Owned Enterprises on the Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE) to promote efficiency and drive economic growth. The move is among others expected to solve the financial challenges facing most SOEs in Ghana. The listing of the companies should also increase public ownership in the various SOEs. The Vice President, ...

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GUTA threatens tax evasion over unresolved challenges

Benjamin Yeboah - Executive Member, GUTA

The Ghana Union of Traders Association (GUTA) is demanding that government intervenes and solves all their concerns bordering on high charges and foreign invasion in the retail trade. GUTA argues that their concerns if unchecked, will bring local retail trade business on its knees. As part of protests against the development, the traders’ association is also cautioning it will cut ...

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Fuel prices hit all-year-high [Infographic]


Ghanaians are currently paying more for petrol and diesel few months after enjoying fairly low prices. Current figures from the petroleum industry show that, prices of the two products at the various fuel stations have hit all time high, with petrol selling at an average of GHc4.29 at the pumps, and diesel going for an average of GHc4.23 per litre, ...

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Come clean on ‘secret’ fuel price increases – Jinapor dares gov’t


A former Deputy Minister for Power, John Jinapor, has challenged government to make public detailed information on the recent increases in fuel prices. According to him, the government’s decision to “clandestinely” increase the price of fuel is “unfortunate”. Speaking on Eyewitness News, John Jinapor said the fuel price increase is an indication of the government’s failure to keep up with ...

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