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.
The Registrar-General’s Department has clarified that Tax Identification Numbers (TINs) will no longer be a prerequisite for business registration because it will be automatically generated as part of its new business registration process from 2019.
Deputy Minister of Energy in-charge of Petroleum, Dr Mohammed Amin Adam has stated that the country’s upstream oil and gas sector has created a strong foundation for the service industry to propel a meaningful growth of the economy.
The 20th Intermodal African Conference which is to discuss new trends within the global maritime and trade sector has opened in Accra with about 200 delegates from Africa, Europe, Middle East and Asia in attendance.
VISA, the global payments technology company, and Vivo Energy, the company that markets and distributes Shell-branded fuels and lubricants in Africa, have signed a partnership agreement to provide digital payment services to consumers across 15 African countries, where both companies operate.