A Staff Writer with the Graphic Business, the only financial newspaper in the stable of the Graphic Communications Group Limited (GCGL), Mrs Ama Amankwah Baafi, has emerged as the Best Reporter in Agriculture Reporting (Print category) at the 23rd Ghana Journalists (GJA) awards held in Accra at the weekend.
The Chief Executive Officer of the Chamber of Bulk Oil Distributors (CBOD), Mr Senyo Hosi, has observed that African countries have failed to translate the recent strong growth in Gross Domestic Products (GDP) in their economies into direct prosperity to improve the lives of their people.
Unscrupulous firms and individuals are taking undue advantage of the porous borders to divert transit goods back into the country and in the process, outwit paying the relevant import duties to the state.
A legal practitioner, Mr Robert Nii Arday Clegg, says the country has failed to base its corporate governance guidelines for banks on historical developments but continues to copy the guidelines of other countries.
The Executive Director of the Institute of Fiscal Studies (IFS), Professor Newman Kusi, has called for the intensification of education on the tax identification number (TIN) to encourage voluntary compliance among the citizenry.
The Bank of Ghana (BoG) has advised commercial banks who may not be able to meet the GH¢400 million minimum capital requirement by December 2018 to apply to reduce the class of their licences from universal banking status or risk closure.
The just-ended Africa and Arabia Property Awards ceremony held in Dubai saw Incept Architectural Consult- IAC, one of Ghana’s leading architectural firms, win two prestigious honours in the Architecture Multiple Residence and the Architecture Single Residence categories.