The Ghana Interbank Payment and Settlement System (GIPSS) is
to introduce an Internet-powered payment system that will link some local
financial service providers with their counterparts in Nigeria and Francophone
West African countries.
In its quest to offer more companies the opportunity to use
the capital market in Ghana to raise funds for expansion, the Ghana Stock
Exchange (GSE) is to establish a parallel market which will be exclusively
focused on businesses with potential for growth.
Wealthy Gulf Arab companies are boosting their investment in
Africa's vast lands and untapped resources, marking a shift for investors who
have traditionally directed their money towards assets in the United States and
Mrs Ellen Hagan, the Chief Executive of L’AINE Services Ltd,
a human resource organisation in the country, on December 22, 2012, attended
this year’s Barcamp which was held at the Methodist University College campus
as a “success mentor”.
The Managing Director of Tema Development Corporation
(TDC),Mr Joe Abbey, was among 14
members of staff who were presented with long-service awards for their
meritorious service at a thanksgiving and awards ceremony in Tema.
In the few weeks
before Christmas, three of the top telecom companies in the country launched
promotions which were intended to reward their loyal customers and also entice
others to join their respective networks.
The Central Regional Minister, Mrs Ama Benyiwa Doe, has
expressed regret at the poor revenue generation in Ekumfi due to low economic
activities in the district and said its performance was not encouraging.
The Security and Exchange Commission SEC) has begun the
development of regulations to guide the establishment of a fund meant to help
raise money from within the country to finance the construction of houses for
Huawei Technologies Ghana, a leading telecommunication
solution provider, has supported the President’s Christmas encounter with a
presentation of stationery to 450 selected school pupils across the country.