Daily Archives: June 13, 2012

BAT Reacts To Accusations

British American Tobacco has rejected accusations of so-called “industry interference” in public health policy-making by the World Health Organisation (WHO) and anti-tobacco campaigners promoting World No Tobacco Day. In a press release issued recently by its West Africa press office … Continue reading

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840 Ghanaians Get Oil Jobs

About 840 Ghanaians have so far been engaged in various capacities in Ghana’s oil and gas sector. 660 expatriates have also been employed in the sector bringing the total number of people hired since the country started oil production in … Continue reading

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Mining Coys Urged To Do More

Mike Allen Hammah, Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, has called on operators in the mining sector to ensure sustainable development to improve the lives of the people in the communities where they operate. Speaking at the opening of this … Continue reading

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GCB Targets High Interest Income

Simon Dornoo, Managing Director of Ghana Commercial Bank (GCB) Limited, has predicted a significant upswing in the bank’s interest income for this year. He explained that the dip in the bank’s profits for 2011 was anticipated and attributed the development … Continue reading

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“Tax Collectors Must Respect”

An entrepreneur operating in the mining industry has complained about the posture of tax officials, stating that they need to re-consider their method and appreciate taxpayers. Asare Bafour, Managing Director of Electrofax Engineering Services, a service provider in the mining … Continue reading

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Road Fund Projects GH¢230m In 2012

The Minister of Roads and Highways, Joe Gidisu has disclosed that the Ghana Road Fund is poised to increase its total revenue from GH¢209.4 million in 2011 to GH¢230 million in 2012. He indicated that the projected revenue for this … Continue reading

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First Capital Plus Pampers Customers

First Capital Plus (FCP) is a wholly-owned Ghanaian Savings & Loans institution duly licensed by the Bank of Ghana (Licence No. FNB 0050) under the Financial Institutions (Non-Banking) Law 1993 (P.N.D.C L 328). Its head office is located at Amenfi … Continue reading

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PFC Employs 200 Youth

Pioneer Food Cannery (PFC), Ghana’s largest processor and exporter of tuna fisheries products, has begun a recruitment process to increase its workforce to boost production capacity. Voted Best Tuna Processing Plant for 2011, the management of the company last week … Continue reading

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Minister Cautions Businesses

The Minister of Trade and Industry, Hannah Tetteh has warned Ghanaian businesses, which received financial assistance from government and failed to pay back, to do so or have their names published in the media. Ms Tetteh, who challenged the Ministry … Continue reading

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Ghana Post Workers On Strike

People, who travelled to the office of Ghana Post Company Limited in Kumasi, the Ashanti regional capital were disappointed as workers of the company refused to attend to them. Though the workers reported to work as usual in the morning, they … Continue reading

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