An economist, Dr Kofi Orlins-Lindsay, says the Bank of Ghana’s (BoG) decision to maintain the monetary policy rate at 26 per cent is a clear indication that the economy is not growing as expected.

Bank of Ghana maintains policy rate

Monday, 16 May 2016 15:40

The Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of Ghana (BoG) has kept its policy rate unchanged.

The Minister of Employment and Labour Relations, Haruna  Iddrisu,  has hinted of government's plan to introduce a unified pension scheme for the country's security agencies.

Government has disbursed GHC284,000 to 290 traders and market women in the Brong Ahafo Region for the expansion of their businesses.

Head of energy policy at the African Centre for Energy Policy (ACEP), Dr. Ishmael Ackah has advised government to focus on making Tema Oil Refinery (TOR) viable than building a new refinery.

The Industrial and Commercial Workers’ Union (ICU) is wondering how a petition filed at the Attorney General’s Department and the Commission of Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) over Dr Stephen Opuni's management of the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) has not received hearing.

Some Ghana Cocoa Board [COCOBOD] workers are calling for the arrest of Industrial and Commercial Workers Union (ICU) and the Ghana Agricultural Workers Union (GAWU) leadership for staging a demonstration with fake COCOBOD staff.

Ghana Oil Company Limited [GOIL] has approved proposal for a 25 per cent increase in dividend for shareholders following a growth in profit after tax of 10.4 per cent.

MTN storms TV3 with 4G LTE

Thursday, 12 May 2016 16:32

Workers of TV3 Network Limited had the privilege of being among the few subscribers of telecommunications giant, MTN to have been migrated onto the latter’s high-speed data – 4G LTE (Long-Term Evolution).

Over hundred workers of the Ghana Cocoa Board [COCOBOD] besieged the premises of the Ministry of Employment and Labour Relations Thursday to mount pressure on the government to dismiss their Chief Executive, Dr Stephen Opuni.

The Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) has called on government and the Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC) to review the utility tariff regime that obliges them to subsidize utilities of residential consumers.

The Ghana National Fire Service is to take action against owners of a fuel station that is likely to pose fire threat to the residents around Pambros, near Weija in Accra in the Ga South Municipality.