Transport fares are likely to go up by the close of this week, that’s coming from the Ghana private roads transport union. Earlier this month, the Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU) announced a possible increase in fares due to...
The Government under President Akufo-Addo in 2017 chalked an historic feat in the macroeconomic sector by achieving its Fiscal Deficit Target. This is the first since 2006. A visibly elated Dr. Alhaji Mahamudu Bawumia said the achievement was historic, expressing gratitude...
Economists, Dr. Eric Osei-Assibey has ruled out the possibility of a change in the policy rate to be announced by the Bank of Ghana. This, he says is as a result of government missing its end of year inflation target...
The Second Deputy Governor of the Bank of Ghana, Dr Johnson Asiama has resigned from his post. According to StarrFMonline.com sources at the Central Bank, Dr. Asiama sent his resignation letter to the presidency last Friday. “I wish to submit my...
The idle Saltpond Oil Field is said to be heavily draining the country’s oil revenues. For instance, in the first six months of the year alone, about US$74,192.57 is reported to have been spent on the payment of the...
The government has served notice that Oil Marketing Companies found guilty in the illegal diversion of premix fuel will be banned. “We wish to note that preliminary checks have revealed that the perpetrators are made up of some Oil Marketing...
The Bank of Ghana (BoG) seems to have heeded calls by the business community for a reduction in the lending rate by reducing its policy rate to bolster growth and push the commercial banks to also reduce their rates. The...
Former deputy Education Minister Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa has called on government to revise upwards the monies allocated to the Free SHS program in the 2018 budget. The North Tongu MP is of the view that the current allocation which is...
The Executive Director of the Institute of Fiscal Studies (IFS) Prof. Newman Kusi has described the 2018 Budget as a “Shopping list of Development”. He said next year’s economic statement is similar to the 2017 version with little addition and...
Menzgold Ghana Limited, the winners of the 2016 “Best Business Quality in Gold Assaying & Monumental Coins Industry Award” has introduced a new gold product onto the Ghanaian market. The product, called GOLD ORIENTED SALES AND PURCHASE PRODUCT, introduced by the...

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