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Ecobank sacks 181 staff

Ecobank Ghana has disengaged 181 outsourced staff as it continues to expand on its digital agenda which seeks to place banking in the hands of its clients. With effect from Monday, September 4 2017, the staff, including front and back office branch executives and other departments spread across the country, was asked to go home. The move will culminate in the reduction of its branches across the country fro ...

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Paperless port: Agents trained – GPHA

The Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA) has assured that measures have been put in place to assist agents to use the paperless system which begins today Monday, 4 September 2017. According to the authority, the move has been made necessary due to pockets of clearing agents thronging their offices to make enquiries about the new system. GPHA’S Corporate Planning and Monitoring Manager, Josephine Gyima- ...

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Amewu revokes Exton Cubic’s mining lease

Lands and Natural Resources Minister, Peter Amewu, has said that the mining lease in the possession of Exton Cubic Group Limited is null and void following failure to abide by laws relating to the license and some statutory infractions. Mr Amewu, at a press conference on Monday, September 4, said the company has failed to abide by some regulations. Consequently, government has written to the company to disc ...

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Gov’t to free Ibrahim’s mining equipment

Lands and Natural Resources Minister, Peter Amewu, has said that government will soon release mining equipment belonging to Engineers and Planners, owned by Ibrahim Mahama, brother of ex-President Mahama, whose firm was sub-contracted to do bauxite prospecting. According to Mr Amewu, he is “aware it [the equipment] has not been released”. He however said that he will consult the Ashanti Regional Minister, S ...

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IMF bailout extension comforts market – Report

South African based research firm, RMB Research, has lauded the government's decision to agree an extension of the IMF bailout programme with Ghana, noting that it brings comfort and continuous fiscal discipline to the market. “The IMF’s prolonged stay gives comfort to the market of continued fiscal market discipline. Given the West African giant’s track record with expenditure overruns, life after the IMF ...

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Tobinco donates $58,000 drugs to Sierra Leone

The Tobinco Group of Companies has donated $58,000 (about GH¢256,523) worth of drugs to victims of the recent mudslide in Sierra Leone, which claimed more than 400 lives. The General Manager, Marketing and Communications of the pharmaceutical company, Mr Ben Kpabi Tetteh, told the press that the humanitarian gesture was in response to appeals made by government to support Sierra Leone in her current situati ...

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Man fined for presenting fake bank statement for visa

A 35-year-old man was yesterday fined GH¢600 by the Accra District Court for presenting a fake bank statement to support his visa application from the German embassy. In default, the convict, Awal Oneil, will serve six months in jail. Oneil pleaded guilty to two counts of forging documents and possession of forged documents and was convicted on his own plea by the court, presided over by Ms Arit Nsemoah. He ...

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Uber now in Ashanti Region

Uber services have been extended to the Ashanti Region, the company announced on Wednesday, August 31 as it encouraged members of the public to sign up on Google “with the code MOVEKUMASI & get GHS15 off your first ride”. The American multinational online transportation network has gained popularity since its inception in the Ghanaian transport space and is very well-known for its reliability and afford ...

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Q2 2017: Puma Energy grows profit by 7%

Puma Energy, the global integrated midstream and downstream energy company, has released its results for the second quarter of 2017. Key Highlights Financial Highlights • Business delivered a steady performance during the second quarter of the year • Gross profit grew by 7% to US$416 million, up from Q2 2016, due to stable volumes and improved unit margins from downstream activities • EBITDA increased by 5% ...

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GCB to cut lending rates

At a meeting of corporate customers of the erstwhile UT Bank and Capital Bank in Accra, the Managing Director of the Bank, Mr Anselm Ray Sowah, explained that the reduction in the rates would be at the level consistent with GCB’s existing corporate clients. The meeting was the first of its kind since GCB assumed the management of UT and Capital Banks and it was designed to reassure customers of the advantag ...

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