Ghana included in UK’s list of money laundering, terrorist financing c’tries

Ghana included in UK’s list of money laundering, terrorist financing c’tries 2

Ghana has been listed among a number of countries considered by the United Kingdom as havens for money laundering and terrorist financing. The West African country was included in a list of 21 countries with weak or deficiency in anti-laundering and terrorism financing laws. The countries are Albania,  Barbados,  Botswana,  Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Cayman Islands,  Democratic People’s Republic … Read more

Amazon is coming to Ghana – Ofori Atta assures as GIPC works to ensure reality

Amazon is coming to Ghana – Ofori Atta assures as GIPC works to ensure reality 3

Finance Minister Ken Ofori Atta has assured the nation that the Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC) is working to ensure that Amazon.com establishes its head office in Ghana just as Twitter has done. This, he said, forms one of the ways the Akufo-Addo government is fixing the challenge of youth unemployment in Ghana. Mr Ofori Atta said … Read more

I have no idea about printing fake currency – Alhaji Bandoh

Alhaji Ahmed Bandoh

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Bahmed Travel and Tours, Alhaji Ahmed Bandoh has refuted allegations that he was involved in the operations of a fake currency syndicate that was busted at the Kotoka International Airport. According to him, the allegations which were contained in a statement issued Monday by the National Security Secretariat are … Read more

Salary increments frozen for Nana Addo, Bawumia, other government officials

Salary increments frozen for Nana Addo, Bawumia, other government officials 4

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has announced that he has put a freeze on salary increments for himself and his appointees this year. This includes salary increments for the Vice President, Ministers of State and all other appointees of the Executive. The President maintains that this is a way of appreciating the plight of Ghanaians … Read more

US supports women’s economic empowerment in Ghana & W/A

US supports women’s economic empowerment in Ghana & W/A 5

On Tuesday, the United States government, through the US Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Global Shea Alliance (GSA), launched the first-ever virtual Global Shea Alliance International Shea Conference.  Spearheaded by GSA, the three-day conference, themed ‘Building the Industry of the Next Decade’, celebrated GSA’s 10th anniversary and highlighted the importance of international partnerships toward … Read more

MTN to increase call, data charges from Saturday

MTN to increase call, data charges from Saturday 7

Telecom giant MTN Ghana says it is reviewing its call and data tariffs upwards beginning Saturday, May 1, 2021. MTN says the move is to make room for the 1% increase in  National Health Insurance Levy by the government. Government introduced the increased tax as part of measures to plough back revenue losses as a result of  … Read more

President launches USD25 million Film Pitch series

President launches USD25 million Film Pitch series 9

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo Wednesday launched a USD25 million Presidential Film Pitch Series aimed at making Ghana’s film industry a significant contributor to national development. The Pitch Series, being executed under the auspices of the Ministry of Tourism and Culture and coordinated by the National Film Authority is expected to create a vibrant market … Read more