First quarter cargo traffic rose by 12.6%

The total volume of laden containers handled by the two seaports—Tema and Takoradi— rose by 12.6 percent year-on-year in the first quarter of 2020, despite the Covid-induced restrictions and disruptions to trade and supply chains, according to the Bank of Ghana’s (BoG) Real Sector Developments Report for the period. Container …

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NCA vs MTN moves to the courts

Trend analysis of data from the National Communications Authority (NCA) indicates that subscription numbers for voice packages as at the end of first quarter 2020 had grown by more than one million subscribers from the figures recorded at the end of 2018. However the latest statistics from the NCA, while …

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Ghana makes history at International Chamber of Commerce

The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has for the first time in its 100 years of existence elected a Black female as a member of its Executive Board – and she is a Ghanaian technology executive, recognized internationally for her expertise in trade facilitation and process automation. The new member, …

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Pay your MoMo debts before stimulus package hits accounts – NBSSI

The National Board for Small Scale Industries (NBSSI) says one of the challenges it has faced since commencing distribution of the stimulus package under the Coronavirus Alleviation Programme (CAP) business support scheme is complaints of funds’ shortfalls. According to the NBSSI, a quick investigation into the complaints revealed that the …

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First National Bank appoints first Ghanaian CEO

First National Bank Ghana has announced the appointment of Dominic Adu as its first Ghanaian Chief Executive Officer, effective Wednesday July 01, 2020. Dominic takes over from Richard Hudson who has served in this position since the inception of the bank five years ago. Mr. Adu was the Chief Executive …

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