IMF programme extension is in Ghana’s best interest – Civil Society Platform

The Civil Society Platform has commended government and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for extending country’s program with the Fund. According to a statement issued by the platform, the programme extension is in the best interest of the country, as it will “afford government time to work towards attaining the overall programme objectives of restoring […]

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Private sector wobbles under debt …gov’t, “dumsor� aftershocks to blame

September 6, 2017 Source: Obed Attah Yeboah l thebftonline.com l Ghana Delay by government in paying companies for projects done on its behalf and half a decade of power rationing are largely responsible for the high impairments of loans advanced by banks to the private sector, financial analysts have argued. The Bank of Ghana Banking […]

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FBNBank outdoors ‘Save and win’ promo

September 6, 2017 Source: thebftonline.com l Ghana FBNBank Ghana Limited has launched a savings promotion dubbed “FBNBank Save and Win” to encourage Ghanaians to save. Launched in Accra, the FBNBank Save and Win promotion is also to enable the bank broaden its customer base as well as reward both existing and potential customers with amazing […]

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GCB wins Africa’s most compliant bank/employer

September 5, 2017 Source: thebftonline.com l Ghana GCB Bank has been adjudged the best compliant bank in Africa at the just ended Compliance Awards held in Accra at the weekend. GCB beat competition from other intuitions in this category like First National Bank Ghana, Afriland First Bank of Liberia, Swaziland Building Society and Al Baraka Bank , South […]

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Youth Employment Agency rolls out 6 new models

The Youth Employment Agency (YEA) is set to launch six new modules by close of September 2017. The modules are Youth In Security, Graduate Internship, Youth In Sanitation, Youth In Paid Internship, Youth In Revenue Mobilisation, and Youth In Afforestation. These modules will be expected to offer opportunities to graduates especially to gain hands on […]

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Businesses urged to consult psychologists during recruitments

The Ghana Psychological Association (GPA) wants businesses to involve industrial and organizational psychologists in the selection of employees. According to the Association, psychologists have the requisite expertise to use assessment tools to detect personality, competency and integrity issues about job applicants. “To any company in need of employee assessment services, we advise that you consult […]

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Standard Authority sanctions 10 oil companies for ‘cheating’ consumers

The Executive Secretary of the Chamber of Petroleum Consumers-Ghana (COPEC GH) has cautioned fuel stations to desist from short-changing consumers in the discharge of their duties. Duncan Amoah said the situation where less fuel is dispensed to consumers other than the one they pay for undermines the credibility of petroleum companies. Speaking to Gifty Andoh […]

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Dalex Finance launches reality show to address unemployment

An initiative to mentor students in universities to gain employable skills has been launched in Accra. Dubbed: The Job, the initiative under the auspices of Dalex Finance is to compliment government’s efforts in addressing the increasing graduate unemployment in the country. The Television Reality Show seeks to empower students from the University of Ghana (UG), […]

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Energy remains the driver of modern economies- Prof. Adei

September 4, 2017 Source: Eugene Davis l thebftonline l Ghana The Dean of Arts and Sciences at Ashesi University, Prof. Stephen Adei has urged government to continuously support the energy sector since it drives modern economies. The energy sector is classified into power, petroleum (upstream and downstream) and renewable and is seen by analysts as […]

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