Ghana

Ghana’s Electricity Company gets an experienced electrician as new caretaker MD

November 6, 2019

GHANA – The government of Ghana has appointed Kwame Agyeman-Budu as the interim Managing Director of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) following the exit of Eng. Samuel Boakye Appiah who served for three years. Mr. Agyeman-Budu, until his appointment, was serving as the Electricity Company’s Deputy Managing Director in charge of Corporate Services. The […]

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Ghana’s oil storage and transportation company, BOST seeks US$150m to revamp operations

November 6, 2019

GHANA – The Bulk Oil Storage and Transportation Company Limited (BOST) has revealed that it is seeking a capital injection of 150 million US dollars to revamp its operations. The company revealed that about half of the funds would be used to upgrade and rehabilitate the company’s infrastructure and the other half would be deployed […]

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Ghana’s Activa, IFC target 2 million women with new Activ’Lady insurance program

November 3, 2019

GHANA — Activa International Insurance Ghana has partnered with International Finance Corporation (IFC) to launch an insurance program that seeks to increase insurance coverage among women in Ghana. The insurance program according to the IFC aims protect women, particularly those in business from financial risks and provide them better control over their assets. A 2018 […]

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PZ Cussons announces plans to delist from Ghana Stock Exchange

October 24, 2019

GHANA – British multinational manufacturer of personal healthcare products and consumer goods PZ Cussons has announced its plans to delist from the Ghana Stock Exchange. The manufacturer becomes the sixth company to delist from Ghana’s stock exchange within a period of two years. PZ is one of the oldest and most highly capitalized companies on […]

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Ghana’s Vodafone rebrands enterprise unit to Vodafone Business

October 23, 2019

GHANA – Ghana’s second largest telco, Vodafone has kickstarted the process of rebranding its enterprise unit to significantly enhance the way it engages customers in the ever-changing digital age. As part of the rebranding, Vodafone Business Solutions will now be called Vodafone Business- to underline a belief in working closely with customers to produce desired […]

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Newmont Goldcorp commences commercial production at its newly expanded Ahafo mill

October 17, 2019

GHANA – Newmont Goldcorp, one of the world’s leading gold mining company as measured by assets, prospects and talent has in October this year announced on that the Ahafo Mill Expansion in Ghana achieved commercial production. The gold mining company added that the expansion project was on schedule and within estimated budget of around US$175 […]

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Western Union, AirtelTigo partnership to make international money transfer more convenient for Ghanaians

October 14, 2019

GHANA – Western Union, a leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement and payments, has entered into a partnership with AirtelTigo Money (ATM) to enable Ghanaians receive international money transfers through Western Union directly into AirtelTigo Money mobile wallets. Mr Michael Sarpong Bruce, Head of Corporate Affairs, AirtelTigo in a statement said that upon receiving money […]

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AWA, Brussels Airline’s single ticket partnership to enhance seamless travel in Ghana

October 11, 2019

GHANA – Africa World Airlines (AWA) has signed a partnership agreement with Lufthansa Group operators of Brussels Airlines to conduct a single air ticket for travellers across nine African destinations. Speaking to reporters during the signing of the single ticket partnership, the Chief Operation Officer of Africa World Airlines, Sean Mendis indicated that the partnership […]

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Indigenous oil firm Springfield begins historic oil drilling in Ghana

October 8, 2019

GHANA – Springfield, an indigenous oil firm, will begin historic oil drilling in its Deep-Water West Cape Three Points Block 2 in the Western Region from October this year. Springfield is poised to make history if after drilling it declares discovery in commercial quantities and sets forth to prepare for field development and production in […]

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Mantrac Ghana launches Energy System to boost off-grid energy supply

October 8, 2019

GHANA – Mantrac Ghana Limited, the authorized Cat dealer in Ghana, distributing and supporting the full range of Cat products, has launched the Mantrac Energy System in Accra as part of efforts to supply energy to compliment the national grid. The integrated system of batteries, gensets, photovoltaic modules and other systems provides direct power supply […]

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