Unscrupulous firms and individuals are taking undue advantage of the porous borders to divert transit goods back into the country and in the process, outwit paying the relevant import duties to the state.
A legal practitioner, Mr Robert Nii Arday Clegg, says the country has failed to base its corporate governance guidelines for banks on historical developments but continues to copy the guidelines of other countries.
The Executive Director of the Institute of Fiscal Studies (IFS), Professor Newman Kusi, has called for the intensification of education on the tax identification number (TIN) to encourage voluntary compliance among the citizenry.
The Bank of Ghana (BoG) has advised commercial banks who may not be able to meet the GH¢400 million minimum capital requirement by December 2018 to apply to reduce the class of their licences from universal banking status or risk closure.
The just-ended Africa and Arabia Property Awards ceremony held in Dubai saw Incept Architectural Consult- IAC, one of Ghana’s leading architectural firms, win two prestigious honours in the Architecture Multiple Residence and the Architecture Single Residence categories.
The Atebubu-Amantin Municipality in the Brong Ahafo Region is expecting a bumper maize harvest this year, because of positive signs of successful implementation of the government’s flagship Planting for Food and Jobs Programme (PFJ), initiated to enable the country to produce enough food to feed itself and export the surplus.
Key stakeholders in the cross-border food trade business have met in Accra to validate a handbook on import and export procedures for processed cereals under the ECOWAS Trade Liberalisation Scheme (ETLS).
No pharmaceutical company in the country has commercially invested into any research that will enable it to discover new drugs to help address the many health challenges peculiar to the country, the Dean of the School of Pharmacy, Central University College, Prof Kwasi Adomako Ohemeng, has disclosed.
Global Media Alliance (GMA) has been adjudged the best agency in Internal communications at this year’s Golden World Awards organised by the International Public Relations Association (IPRA) in Barcelona, Spain at the weekend.
The Chief Executive Officer of First Sky Group, Mr Eric Seddy Kutortse, has advised local entrepreneurs to partner international investors in order to help develop their businesses and contribute to the growth of the economy.