Bankers are asking the Bank of Ghana (BoG) to do what it barely does; use the base rates of banks as a guide to jack down its policy rate in the next review window. With base rates tumbling below 20 per cent, the Ghana Association of Bankers (GAB) contend that leaving the policy rate at 23.5 per cent creates a disconnect between the two indices, hence the need for a downward review to bring the regulator’s benchmark rate in tandem with banks’
The National Petroleum Authority (NPA) has urged all stakeholders in the downstream petroleum industry to ensure maximum safety in their operations in a bid to curb the recent fire outbreaks and accidents in the industry. The authority has, therefore, called on the industry players to collectively work together to improve the safety and standards in the industry.
Newly crowned Nigerian-born British world heavyweight boxing champion, Anthony Joshua has set the record straight regarding his nationality saying he is a "Nigerian man by blood". Joshua, 27, added the WBA and IBO heavyweight straps to the IBF heavyweight title on Saturday after an 11th round stoppage of Wladimir Klitschko.
A twenty-year-old man met his untimely death when he slipped and fell into an abandoned galamsey pit at Peminase near Bomfa in the Ejisu-Juaben Municipality in the Ashanti Region. The remains of Yaw Boakye, have since been deposited at the morgue of the Konongo-Odumase Government Hospital for autopsy.
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has assured unemployed nurses and midwives that they will soon be employed by the government. Acknowledging that he was aware of the recent sit-ins at the Ministry of Health by a number of nurses and midwives who were yet to be placed, years after they had completed their training, the President said: “Ghana needs all its trained manpower to be at work.”
Why do women feel they should date only one man at a time? I was never very good at playing the field. When a man showed a genuine interest in me, I would stop dating other men for one BIG reason: I lacked the confidence to juggle several men at once because I doubted my self-worth. I was never comfortable playing the field by dating two guys at a time — I felt sneaky and unethical. I didn’t know how to deal with two men texting and calling me and how to handle their sexual
The Convention People’s Party (CPP) is positioning itself to become the alternative viable political party to replace the duo-politics of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) and the dominant opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC).
The governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) has called on all workers to remain resolute in their work to enhance growth and development in the country. A statement signed by the party’s acting General Secretary, John Boadu, indicated that the commitment to working tirelessly towards achieving economic progress and strengthening the country’s democracy was vital for building a prosperous Ghana.
An Indian state minister has come up with a controversial way to fight alcohol abuse. Gopal Bhargava, a state minister in India's Madhya Pradesh, gave 10,000 wooden bats to newlyweds and their family members at a mass wedding ceremony for poor women in Garhakota district on Sunday.
A crane collapse at a South Korean shipyard run by Samsung has killed six people and injured more than 20 others, says the Yonhap news agency. Rescuers have been searching for people trapped after Monday's incident at Geoje near Busan.
Ghana joined the rest of the international community to celebrate this year’s May Day with a call from President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to Ghanaians to put an end to negative work attitudes that militate against national development.
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has assured that workers of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) will not be laid off under the second Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) compact programme. According to him, government is taking a second look at the Compact, stressing that in addition to finding long term resolutions to the nation’s electricity problems, the $495 million Compact will not lead to involuntary job losses.
In its quest to bring quality tertiary education to the doorsteps of people in Ghana and beyond, the University of Cape Coast College of Distance Education (CoDE) has successfully produced its pioneer Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Education (M.Ed.) and Master of Arts in Education graduates.
The Professionals for Change group affiliated to the New Patriotic Party (NPP) has donated a number of items to the Accra Psychiatric hospital to support with the upkeep of inmates. The items were presented to the hospital on May Day.
Accra Hearts of Oak will send a two-goal cushion into the second-leg of the Ghana: 60 Years On President's Cup after two howlers by young goalie Felix Annan handed them a deserved 3-1 victory over rivals Kumasi Asante Kotoko yesterday at the Accra Sports Stadium. The victory, Hearts second over Kotoko this year after a 1-0 win in the league would be a day to forget for Kotoko fans who braved the rains to watch the game and Annan, who was at fault for two of the goals.