MTN Ghana, the leading service provider in voice and data services, has appointed Mr Thomas Motlepa as the Chief Technical Officer with the responsibility of managing MTN Ghana’s network, establishing and implementing its technology vision and strategies.
In enhancing benefits for stakeholders in upstream oil and gas industry in Ghana, the upstream regulator, the Petroleum Commission (PC), has adopted a new tactical approach to unbundle contracts, enhance information flow and develop indigenous participation as enshrined in the law.
The Managing Director of RMG Ghana Limited, an agro-input company, Mr William Kotey, has urged the government to review the national fertiliser subsidy programme to reduce its cost burden on the government.
From January 2019, all vegetable and fruit exporters will be required to belong to an association before being allowed to export their produce from the country, the Plant Protection and Regulatory Services Department (PPRSD) has indicated.
The Head of Global Market at Stanbic Bank Ghana, Mrs Afua Bulley, has expressed the bank’s willingness to support its regulator, the central bank, to have the right legal and regulatory framework to keep the industry moving.
A legal Practitioner, Mr Ace Anan Ankomah, has traced the country’s challenges to its inability and sheer refusal to implement and enforce corporate governance principles that are set out in its laws for public and private institutions.
With the world fast moving to data-driven communications, a world-class IT consultant and Director at Oracle UK-Ghana, Mr Franklin Asare, has made a strong case for the expansion of voice signal coverage to remote areas in the country, saying it is a key pillar for the development of the economy.
The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) has commended Mondelēz International for its immense contribution to the increment of cocoa production from 350,000 to 900,000 metric tonnes over the past decade through its Cocoa Life Programme.
The Registrar General, Mrs Jemima Oware, has blamed the lack of compliance to good corporate governance practices on the activities of third parties, otherwise known as “goro boys” in various organisations.
For the first time since leading the team to revoke the licences of seven banks in 12 months, the Governor of the Bank of Ghana (BoG), Dr Ernest Addison, has openly taken a swipe at his “predecessors” for failing to take decisive actions when necessary and rather virtually nurturing illiquid and insolvent banks that later cost the state GH¢12.7 billion to resolve.
The Deputy Head of Development Cooperation of Germany Embassy in Ghana, Mr Robin Cordes, has called on the private sector operators to embrace business integrity and good corporate governance in all their dealings.
Companies operating under the free zones enclave exported goods valued at US$1.04 billion in the first nine months of this year, as against their total imports of US$113.1 million within the same period.