The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) has called on the government to suspend the Plant Breeders’ Bill (PBB) indefinitely to allow discussions by parliamentarians, small-scale farmers and all other stakeholders to continue to address their concerns on the bill.
The World Bank Group has projected that 650 million people in Sub-Saharan Africa may still not have access to electricity in 2030, in view of the growing population and rising energy demand in spite of the continent’s vast and untapped energy resources.
GLICO Group Ltd, an indigenous insurance and financial service company in Ghana, has been rewarded by Premier Brands for being the only insurance company to be ranked among the top 40 most valuable business brands in Ghana for the year 2014.
The Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Amenfiman Rural Bank Limited at Wassa Akropong, who is also the CEO of Ghana Minerals Commission, Dr Tonni Aubynn, has appealed to the government to consider channelling government statutory funds such as the District Assemblies Common Fund through rural banks in the country.
The Bank of Ghana (BoG) is to collaborate closely with the World Bank and the International Finance Corporation (IFC) to enhance the output of the collateral registry to keep it in tandem with international best practices.
The Managing Director of Activa International Insurance Company Limited, Mr Stephen Kyerematen, who doubles as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Activa Finances-Mauritius, has received the “2014 African Leadership Award, finance category,” for the promotion of insurance solutions and corporate social responsibility activities in Ghana.
The Chief Executive Officer of Surfline, Ghana’s first LTE 4G service providers, Dr Yaw Akoto, has assured customers of its network that the company has adequate back-up that will enable it to restore the programmes and data lost prior to the fire outbreak that destroyed its data centre on February 1.
Guaranty Trust Bank (Ghana) Limited has fully activated the UGPay platform, a web acquiring solution deployed to enable the University of Ghana to collect fees and payments for other services it provides.
The Executive Director of the National Board for Small Scale Industries (NBSSI), Mr Lukman Abdul-Rahim, has stated that micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) are good instruments through which society can reduce poverty and improve standards of living, particularly, in rural areas.