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IMF’s Managing Director visits Ghana Dec.16

The Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Christine Lagarde is set to visit Ghana from 16th to 18th of December 2018. The visit comes weeks ahead of Ghana’s completion of the IMF program. Deputy Information Minister Pius Enam Hadzide who disclosed this at Wednesday’s Press Briefing in Accra …

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Banks worried about delay in issuing Energy Bond

Banks and financial institutions affected by the 2.5 billion dollars Energy sector debt are agitating over the delay in issuing the bond to clear the debt. Government assured the financial institutions affected that it will raise the funds through lead arrangers, Fidelity Bank and Standard Chartered Bank in September 2017 …

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Over 700 UT/Capital Bank Workers Dismissed

Over 700 former workers of the now defunct UT and Capital banks are set to lose their jobs as the takeover bank GCB has begun issuing out termination letters. The affected staff have already received letters asking them to proceed home. Starr News understands GCB is only retaining clerical and …

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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 …

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SSNIT scandal: EOCO raids IT firm Perfect Business Systems

The office of Perfect Business Systems, the IT firm that was contracted by SSNIT to install the now controversial $72 million OBS software has reportedly been raided by officials of the Economic and Organised Crime Office (EOCO). According to sources, officials of the anti-graft body stormed the labadi office …

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GIPC meets business leaders on new tax exemption policy

The Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC) hosted business leaders to its ‘Ghana on The Go CEO’s Breakfast Meeting’ series at the Mövenpick Ambassador Hotel in Accra, on 3rd August, 2017. This edition of the quarterly event was titled, ‘Policy Update: Ghana’s Tax Exemption Regime’ and convened to update the business and …

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