Electronic payments replacing cheques, ATMs

Electronic payments replacing cheques, ATMs

Commercial banks in Ghana are being forced to reassess frameworks of their payments infrastructure in the face of pivotal new trends of customer beha...

GHc 14.34 bn to be issued on domestic market in next 3-months

GHc 14.34 bn to be issued on domestic market in next 3-months

From September to November 2019, government plans to issue debt securities worth a gross amount of GHc 14,337.87 million from the domestic public debt...

PwC backs BoG’s call for specialised courts to deal with banks’ resolution matters

PwC backs BoG’s call for specialised courts to deal with banks’ resolution matters

PricewaterhouseCoopers has backed the calls by the Bank of Ghana boss Dr. Ernest Addison for the Chief Justice to establish special courts to deal wit...

You can’t deposit or withdraw money without these three items – Bank of Ghana warns

You can’t deposit or withdraw money without these three items – Bank of Ghana warns

The Bank of Ghana (BoG) has directed banks and other specialised deposit-taking institutions to ensure that people who deposit money into and/or withd...

BoG ‘secretly’ bailing out some banks- Isaac Adongo alleges

BoG ‘secretly’ bailing out some banks- Isaac Adongo alleges

Contrary to claims by Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia that bailing out ailing banks through liquidity is no more the way to go in strengthening the...

Why Deloitte & Touche were fined heavily by ICAG over audits of collapsed banks

Why Deloitte & Touche were fined heavily by ICAG over audits of collapsed banks

On Tuesday, September 3, 2019, the Institute of Chartered Accountant, Ghana fined some four audit firms for some unprofessional practices in their aud...

Mobile money records growth as cheques witness drop in patronage – BoG report

Mobile money records growth as cheques witness drop in patronage – BoG report

The total value of mobile money transactions for the first six months of this year reached 140.2 billion cedis, up from the 104.6 billion cedis record...

SEC aims at stringent licensing requirements for AMCs, FMs

SEC aims at stringent licensing requirements for AMCs, FMs

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has indicated it will introduce stringent licensing requirements for Asset Management Companies (AMCs) an...

Japan and African Development Bank announce $3.5 billion in support of Africa’s private sector development

Japan and African Development Bank announce $3.5 billion in support of Africa’s private sector development

Japan and the African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org) on Friday announced a joint target of $3.5 billion under the Enhanced Private Sector Assistance ...

African Trade Insurance Agency (ATI), Nippon Export and Investment Insurance (NEXI) & Japanese banks pave the way for more Japanese investments into Africa

African Trade Insurance Agency (ATI), Nippon Export and Investment Insurance (NEXI) & Japanese banks pave the way for more Japanese investments into Africa

YOKOHAMA, Japan, August 30, 2019/APO Group/ -- On the side lines of the Tokyo International Conference of Africa’s Development (TICAD7), ATI (ATI-AC...