Organisers of the Ghana Banking Awards, Corporate Initiative
Ghana (CIG), are hopeful the 2012 edition of the event will encourage ethical
behaviour among banks while motivating them to continually comply with the
various rules and regulations guiding the financial services sector in the
A new publication developed by African experts has debunked
the so-called resource curse phenomenon and pointed to success stories around
the continent to conclude that with proper management, natural resource wealth
can promote development advances in African countries.
The President and Chief Executive Officer of The Whitaker
Group (TWG), Ms Rosa Whitaker, has been named among the “25 Influential Black
Women in Business” for 203 by The Network Journal (TNJ), an award-winning
The Biosciences for Farming in Africa (B4FA) project, an
advocacy organisation on bioscience technology in agriculture, has launched a
book on the subject in the country to help share with readers the experiences
of bioscience farming on the continent.
The Ghana Export Promotion Authority (GEPA) and the Centre
for the Promotion of Imports from Developing Countries (CBI) are to support
Ghanaian horticultural and natural ingredient sectors to export to markets
within the European Union.
The Managing Director of Guinness Ghana Breweries Limited
(GGBL), Mr Peter Ndegwa, has stated that the private sector plays a key role in
the development and prosperity of a nation and should therefore be given all
the needed support.
The Minister of Trade and Industry, Mr Haruna Iddrisu, last
Friday paid a working visit to the country’s premier cement manufacturer,
GHACEM Ltd, to acquaint himself with the operations of the company.
The local subsidiary of a leading Chinese telecommunications
equipment manufacturer, Huawei Technologies (GH) S.A. Limited, has been chosen
as the implementing contractor for section one of the second phase of the
The leading telecommunications company in the country, MTN,
says it has to spend an additional GH¢6 million on power costs and back-ups, as
well as fuelling vehicles to keep its operations running due to the ongoing