Meet Dr.Gabriel Odeh Apotey; newly Appointed COO of Upper Manya Kro Rural Bank Limited

Based on his professional output and corporate experience, Gabriel Odeh Apotey was appointed Acting Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Upper Manya Kro Rural Bank Limited effective on 1st March, 2019 by the Board of Directors of the Bank. The appointment of Dr. Apotey whose expertise ranges from Project Valuation and Financing, Rural Banking, Staffing Psychology, […]

TEWU cautions its members of fraudulent association called ANTS

The local representatives of Teachers and Educational Workers’ Union (TEWU) of TUC, within the Kumasi Metropolis and in the districts in the Ashanti Region have warned its members to be more vigilant about a fraudulent group calling itself Association of Non-Teaching Staff (ANTS). According to TEWU, the so-called group only exist to deceive and manipulate […]

Afreximbank Donates $1.5 Million to Support Tropical Cylone Idai Relief Efforts in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi

The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has announced the donation of $1.5 million to support the relief effort in aid of the victims of Tropical Cyclone Idai which devastated the southern African countries of Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi recently. Afreximbank President Prof. Benedict Oramah said that the relief package was approved by the Bank’s Board of […]

Afreximbank Proffers Factoring to Ease Access to Financing for African SMEs

The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has made the case for factoring as a viable and sustainable solution to address the challenge of access to financing which is hindering the growth of Africa’s small and medium-scale enterprises (SMEs). Kanayo Awani, Managing Director of the Intra-African Trade Initiative at Afreximbank, said on 12 March during a factoring […]

2nd Hortifresh Business Platform Meeting held

The 2nd Hortifresh Business Platform Meeting has been held in in Accra on Thursday, March 14, 2019 with a call on Dutch businesses to explore investment opportunities in Ghana’s Horticulture Sector for a bountiful returns. The Hortifresh Business Platform Meeting is an event organised quarterly to bring together key service providers, producers, processors, traders, wholesalers […]

Nutanix hits Ghana with world class IT services

A leading cloud computing software company that sells what it calls hyper-converged infrastructure appliances and software-defined storage, Nutanix is garnering strength to bring into Ghana and across the whole Central and West Africa, a world class IT products that will meet the demands of the industry. Nutanix, which is already operating in business with some […]

Siemens to create 500 jobs in Ghana

The newly appointed country director for Siemens,a German based energy producing company, Mr. Zak Rahman, has hinted that  the company will  create around 400 to 500 direct and indirect jobs in Ghana.  Creating such job opportunities for the people he added,   will help lessen the increasing unemployment syndrome in Ghana thereby helping to improve […]

Trade Unions urged to support gov’t initiatives

A maiden delegates conference for the Youth Employment Division of the Public Services Workers Union of the Trades Union Congress [TUC] has been held at Kumasi , the Ashanti Regional capital with a call on trade unions to support government’s efforts at providing sustainable jobs for the people. Addressing participants, the Deputy TUC Secretary General,  […]

SSNIT pension benefits soars by 11 percent

The Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) has raised its pensions for 2019 by 11 percent to cushion low income earners in line with the solidarity principle of social security. The decision which was made known to the media by SSNIT yesterday at a press conference will take effect from the first payment of […]

Expanding irrigation can help African farmers produce twice as much food, says new report

RABAT, Morocco (December 17, 2018) – Helping more farmers to access and use irrigation systems holds the key to African countries meeting hunger and food security targets, a new report sets out. Food production in Africa still relies almost exclusively on rain-fed agriculture, leaving farmers and rural communities vulnerable to increasingly erratic rainfall patterns and […]