Epixode, Trigmatic to perform at Potter’s Praise concert on Dec 1

It is not a common occurrence for a dancehall artiste and a rapper to headline a gospel music concert. But on December 1, the entertainment industry will witness this rare phenomenon as dancehall artiste, Epixode and rapper, Trigmatic – will be mounting the stage to praise God.  They have been billed to perform at Potter’s Praise […]

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Is the Energy Sector Levies considered a bailout of banks in Ghana?

As noted in my recent article titled “Poor credit practices leading to high NPLs in Ghana”, I concluded that the primary cause of default for energy-related SOE and BDCs debts is due to the banks irresponsible credit decision. In this article, I will like to expand on the above-referenced article and demonstrate to you that […]

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The ‘Adwuma’ budget and 3 years unemployed Vet doc

Dr Kwasi Agyei Sarfo would watch more than 2 hours 30 minutes presentation of the 2018 budget by Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta with some sense of resignation. And he would watch post-budget interviews where minister waxed lyrical about the nation’s good fortunes while New Patriotic Party (NPP) MPs keep scripted praise. But the veterinary doctor, […]

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Video:Staff of ECG, GBC clash over disconnection

Staff of the Ashanti Region Electricity Company of Ghana have clashed with officers of the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation in a bid to disconnect the state broadcaster at the regional level. Tyres were deflated, taunts and insults were exchanged with minimal physical exchanges as officers of GBC prevented the army of ECG officers from disconneting them. […]

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Fire rips through Cameroon parliament

An investigation is underway after the main parliament building in Cameroon’s capital Yaoundé was badly damaged by a fire which ripped through four floors. Firefighters put out the blaze before it could reach the debating chamber. But the main opposition party’s offices were destroyed. There is no word on any casualties or on the cause […]

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National Development Bank, a merger of 2 existing financial institutions?

Government has ruled out the creation of a new financial institution despite proposing the establishment of a new National Development Bank. Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta in the 2018 budget announced the launch of a National Development Bank with the capacity of mobilising private capital towards agricultural and industrial transformation, among others. According to him, a […]

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3 judges to face disciplinary action for unnecessarily remanding suspects

Three judges in Northern region are to face disciplinary action for unnecessarily remanding suspects who appear before them.  The names of the judges are not yet known. But the This follows a directive from the Chief Justice Sophia Akuffo demanding names of judges who excessively remand suspects in abuse of their fundamental rights. She issued a strong […]

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Dog owners have lower mortality – Study

Dog owners have a lower risk of death from cardiovascular disease or other causes, a study of 3.4 million Swedes has found. The team analysed national registries for people aged 40 to 80, and compared them to dog ownership registers. They found there was a lower risk of cardiovascular disease in owners of dogs, particularly […]

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Activa International wins Insurance Company of the year award

Activa International Insurance Company Ghana Limited (AIIG) has been awarded Insurance Company of the Year at the Ghana Accountancy and Finance Awards 2017. Managing Director of Activa Insurance Mr. Solomon Lartey expressed great appreciation to the awarding board for the recognition given to his company. He said ‘we have been in our little corner doing […]

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Petrosol’s finance team awarded best Finance Team in Oil and Gas sector

Petrosol’s finance team has been adjudged the Accounts and Finance Team of the Year 2017 (Oil and Gas Sector) at the maiden Ghana Accountancy & Finance Awards (GAFA). The award was in recognition of the company’s commitment to professionalism, financial discipline and adherence to fulfilling its financial obligations. The event was held at the Movenpick Hotel in […]

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