U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced today that he will lead a delegation from the President’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa (PAC-DBIA) on a fact-finding mission to Ghana later this month.
Viewed in broad strokes, certain features may characterise corporate governance everywhere. Yet, path dependence, acculturation, the orientation of a polity’s leading lights, corporate scandals and global lessons contribute to shape a country’s model and practice of the concept.
The Co-Chair of the Ghana Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (GHEITI), Dr Steve Manteaw, has called for the enforcement of the recommendation that seeks to introduce the payment of royalty monthly, rather than quarterly.
The Deputy General Manager of the Ghana Community Network Services Limited (GCNet), Mr Emmanuel Darko, has given the strongest indication that the service will be able to achieve the revenue collection target set by the government for 2018.
The Ghana Association of Savings and Loans Companies (GHASLAC) wants government to develop a specific policy that will guide operations in the sector as is the case with rural banks and microfinance companies.
The Head of Retail Banking at Standard Chartered Bank Limited, Mr Henry Baye has said the implementation of the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS 9) by the Bank of Ghana (BoG) will not have any significant impact on the operations and performance of the bank.
There is the need for the government to engage stakeholders to develop sustainable livelihood strategies for indigenes of oil host communities in the country, the Technical Advisor on Energy and Petroleum Policy to the Minister for Planning, Dr Ishmael Ackah has said.