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Energy Commercial Bank extends IPO to November 16

Source: Ghana | JoyBusiness | JAD Energy Commercial Bank Limited has extended its Initial Public Offer (IPO) that was expected to end on Friday 2nd November 2018 to 16th November 2018. This follows approval for extension by the Securities and Exchange Commission. A circular by the Ghana Stock Exchange indicates that …

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The sweat, the success and the eyebrows

Source: Dr. Theodora Dame Adjin-Tettey | theodoradame@yahoo.com So, recently I managed to kill two birds with one stone. Did I say two birds? Maybe three or four birds. A little shy of four years ago, I decided to embark on a journey- an academic journey- that I had never dreamt of. …

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The Pop Cultural Coast

Source: Ghana| Vincent Letsa Kobla Djokoto\ Music is a revolutionary tool which can shift our moods, shape our perceptions and incite action. In the sacred words of Fela Anikulapo Kuti, an ancestor and a symbolic representation of consciousness, “music is a spiritual thing”. Amaarae(Gamine): A connoisseur of tailleur and quaintrelle by nature, …

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54 Ekumfi communities applaud GJA Photo Journalist of the year

    David Andoh Source: Ghana| Myjoyonline.com he Ekumfi Development Association has congratulated David Andoh for winning the Ghana Journalism Association Photo Journalist of the year award. Mr. Andoh, a Photo Journalist with The Multimedia Group, was adjudged Photo Journalist of the year over the weekend at the 23rd GJA Awards, making this win his …

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“Siemens to establish presence in Ghana soon” – President Akufo-Addo

President Akufo-Addo speaking at the Compact with Africa Conference Source: Ghana | Myjoyonline.com | JTM President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, says German conglomerate company, Siemens AG, which is the largest industrial manufacturing company in Europe, will soon announce its decision to establish a presence in Ghana. Siemen’s decision, together with that …

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GRA shuts down Surfline head office over GH₵37.3m tax default

Source: Ghana | Charles Ayitey | JoyBusiness The head office of Internet service providers, Surfline, has been shut down by the debt management and tax compliance enforcement unit of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA). This follows a tax default of GH₵37.3 million from 2015 to 2017. The entire head office has …

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‘Women in Mining’ launches initiative for young females

Source: Nana Asenso Mensah | Luv Fm Women in Mining Ghana is spearheading efforts to encourage more females to consider mining as a career. Asanko Mine Chapter has launched an initiative known as ‘Botae Pa’ Initiative to encourage more women into mining. United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 5 seeks to achieve gender …

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‘We are not xenophobic’ – GUTA charges at Nigerian traders

    Source: Prince Appiah | Luv FM The Ghana Union of Traders Association (GUTA) says it is angered at allegations of xenophobia by the Nigerian Union of Traders Association in Ghana. GUTA leaders cite a letter by Nigerian traders to their President which sought to suggest that Ghanaians were maltreating …

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Campaign to get RTI bill passed intensifies despite setback at Parliament

Some members of the Coalition Source: Ghana | Myjoyonline.com | George Nyavor | george.nyavor@myjoyonline.com Journalists leading a stern campaign to get the Right to Information (RTI) Bill passed into law remain firm in their fight despite being denied entry into Ghana’s Parliament Tuesday. Security personnel stopped the group of Journalists who …

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