The President of the Ghana National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GNCCI), Nana Appiagyei Dankawoso I, has blamed the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) for what he described as the lack of adequate stakeholder consultation before the implementation of the Cargo Tracking Note (CTN) which has led to agitation by stakeholders.
The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT), Ghana, has called on the government to fast-track the establishment of a base carrier and a local airline to fill the capacities in the various terminals at the airport.
In late-September 2018, I appealed to Sub-Saharan African (SSA) states to find credible and sustainable alternatives to sovereign guarantees, which are used indiscriminately to support almost all public sector and quasi-fiscal loans, both commercial and non-commercial projects, and crystalise immediately as public debt.
MTN Ghana has announced that it will pay an interim dividend to shareholders registered on the books of the telecommunications network as well as dividends to its pre-Initial Public Offering (IPO) shareholders.
The University of Professional Studies, Accra (UPSA) launched the Vice-Chancellor’s Endowment Fund (VCEF) on October 19, 2017. Established as an investment fund for receiving third-party donations, as well as contributions from the university’s stakeholders, the VCEF generates operating income for scholarships.
The Executive Director of the Advertisers Association of Ghana (AAG), Mr Francis Dadzie, has said that practitioners in the advertising industry will be licensed when the Advertising Council Bill (ACB) is passed into law.
Historically, Ghana’s construction sector is characteristically a male-dominated sector as most women shy away from playing a key role in the industry. However, the trend is gradually changing as efforts are being made by stakeholders to encourage women, especially the youth, to play a key role in the sector and explore the numerous opportunities it presents.
The Ghana Union of Trade Association (GUTA) says its opposition to the cargo tracking note (CTN) is indefinite, shaking off ongoing concerns by some people that the trade group is divided on political lines on the policy.
The Mobile Money Agents Association of Ghana (MMAAG) is calling on the various telecommunication companies (telcos) to be transparent in their dealings with the association to enhance the delivery of mobile money service to Ghanaians.