Low training for Ghanaians in oil industry worrying


Stakeholders in Ghana’s Oil and Gas industry have bemoaned what they say is the low level of investment in the training of personnel in the sector. According to them, government has done little to increase local participation in the sector, despite the implementation of the Local Content Law, which seeks to promote the maximization of value addition and job creation ...

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Maiden National General Insurance Conference takes place Oct. 19

Ms. Aretha Duku, President of the GIA

The Ghana Insurers Association (GIA), under the auspices of the General Insurance Council (GIC), will hold the first-ever National General Insurance conference on the 19th of October, 2017. The event, set to take place at the Labadi Beach Hotel, Accra,will be on the theme:‘Transforming the General Insurance Industry through Self-Regulation, Financial Capacity and Business Innovation.’ The conference will have the ...

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Cylinder recirculation won’t favour the poor – COPEC

Chamber of Petroleum Consumers Executive Director, Duncan Amoah

The Chamber of Petroleum Consumers (COPEC), is raising concerns about the strain the Cylinder Re-circulation Model of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) distribution may put on poor Ghanaians. The Chamber’s Executive Director, Duncan Amoah, noted the inflexibility of the programme on The Big Issue and suggested the old system of distribution be employed alongside the new module ordered by President Nana Akufo-Addo. The ...

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Access Bank staff thrills customers to a stage play to climax Customer Service week


Climaxing what has been an exciting Customer Service Week for customers, staff of Access Bank on Saturday October 7, treated customers to a hilarious stage play titled “Regimental Sergeant Major”, an Efo Kojo Mawubge play at the Accra International Conference Centre. The play, which had an all staff cast and directed by Scarlet productions with support from the Efo Kojo ...

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MTN wins 6 awards at 2017 HR Focus Awards


MTN Ghana has emerged winners of the HR Focus Conference and Awards 2017 by sweeping six awards. MTN won the Best HR Management in Telecommunication and IT, Best Organization Information System,  Best Organizational Culture,  Overall Best Organization in HR Practice, Employer of Choice and HR Practitioner of the year which went to the HR Manager at MTN, Mrs.  Ama Benneh ...

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Making Ghana a visible investment destination for Nordic Countries

Rich Ocloo(left) Eivind(right)

Once again, Nordic Ghana Investment Services (NorGhis) would make Ghana exceptionally visible at this year’s Nordic-African Business Summit in Oslo on October 26. This Business Summit is the single largest Nordic Business Conference focusing exclusively on African markets in the Nordic Countries (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden, including Greenland, the Faroe Islands, and the Åland Islands). The theme for ...

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Stable cedi, others to reduce cost of spare parts after tax cuts


It appears that spare parts traders may require more than tax cuts on imports if they are to reduce the prices of their wares for consumers. According to a tax analyst, William Owusu Demetia, the decision to reduce prices will also be influenced by a combination of factors including the cedi depreciation and a general improvement in the economic condition. ...

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E-systems increase RGD’s revenue by 50 %


The Registrar General’s Department (RGD) has disclosed that its revenue has increased by about 50% within three years of introducing an online portal. The RGD in 2014 introduced the online registration of businesses with the main aim of minimizing face to face business transactions and stop corruption. But the system only picked up this year (2017) after the Department begun ...

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Allianz Insurance Ghana unveils new Friday wear


The Allianz Insurance Ghana has officially unveiled its Friday wear for the staff and management last week. The beautiful ATL print has the Allianz logo and a Ghanaian Adinkra symbol known as “Akofena,” which stands for courage. Communications Manager of the company, Candice Owusu Adjei explained the company chose the Akan symbol because it needed something that will portray the ...

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NIB launches RIA Money Transfer


The National Investment Bank (NIB), has launched RIA Money Transfer. This adds to its array of international money transfer services offered by the Bank, and provides its numerous customers unlimited access to remittances from across the globe. RIA, the world’s third largest money transfer company with over 324,000 network locations in 146 countries, brings to customers of the Bank much ...

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