BY: Dotsey Koblah Aklorbortu, CAPE TOWN SOUTH AFRICA
Managers of the country’s upstream oil and gas sector are set to make a strong case for Ghana at the ongoing Africa Oil Week (AOW) in Cape Town, South Africa few weeks after the launch of the first licensing round.
The former president of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, Ghana, Prof Kwame Boasiako Omane-Antwi has charged accounting professionals to have the fear of God in them in order to be able to live up to the ethics of the profession.
A former Managing Director of Ghana Oil Company Limited (GOIL), Mr Yaw Agyemang-Duah, has described the selection of the local downstream petroleum company to partner ExxonMobil to undertake full-scale exploration of oil in Ghana’s West Cape Three Points in the Western Region, as one of the best decisions to be taken by the government.
Root Capital, an impacting financing institution with the focus on supporting agric value chain in farming, has collaborated with MasterCard Foundation and Kuapa Kokoo to provide financial literacy training for about 40 farm leaders to take farming as a business.
The second Protocol Conference, which is aimed at educating stakeholders in the private and public sectors on the official procedures governing the organisation of events, has been scheduled for November 13-14, this year.
In spite of the decline in its profits for the year ending 2017, owing to the increase in corporate tax, the Atwima Kwanwoma Rural Limited (AKRBL) has increased dividends paid to its shareholders by 8.95 per cent.
A Businessman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of PS Global Limited, Mr Patrick Ebo Bonful, has taken office as president of the Ghana Real Estate Developers Association (GREDA), with a pledge to help resolve challenges facing real estate developers in the country.
A Deputy Minister of Food and Agriculture (MoFA), Dr Sagre Bambangi, said the infestation of the fall armyworm (FAW) mainly on maize crops in the country last year, was a wake-up call for the country to be pre-emptive and to prevent such outbreaks.