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I haven’t resigned – 2nd Dep. BoG Governor

The Second Deputy Governor of the Bank of Ghana, Dr Johnson Asiama, has denied media reports that he has resigned from the post. Media reports are rife that Dr. Asiama who was appointed into office during the tenure of former President John Mahama has taken his accumulated leave and will …

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Gov’t to set up National Dev’t Bank – Starr Fm

Ken Ofori Atta and veep Bawumia The government has announced plans to launch a National Development Bank in 2018 aimed at injecting extra funds in the agricultural sector. Presenting the 2018 Budget Statement and Economic Policy in Parliament on Wednesday, the Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta said the Bank is part …

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Reduce Corporate Tax – Bank MD – Starr Fm

The survival of operations of rural banks in the country continues to be threatened by the 25% corporate tax which came into effect last year by the Ghana Revenue Authority. Players in the rural banking industry are therefore asking government to consider reducing the current rate, since it will affect …

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Last Wednesday was “terrible” for me – Otabil – Starr Fm

Pastor Mensah Otabil who was chair of the defunct Capital Bank has admitted last week was a bad week for him. According to him,  the Monday which saw the Central Bank announce the shutdown of  Capital and UT banks for insolvency, was a “fortunately a good day”. “Monday was …

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Millison Narh leaves Bank of Ghana – Starr Fm

The first deputy governor of the Central Bank Millison Narh has retired. His retirement was announced in a statement signed by the communications director of the Bank of Ghana Bernard Otabil. According to the statement, the banker told president Akufo-Addo of his retirement when he visited the flagstaff House …

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Help finance mining activities – Aubynn to African banks – Starr Fm

The Chief Executive of Ghana’s Minerals Commission has advised African Banks and Finance institutions to get involved in the provision of capital to local mining entrepreneurs to ensure an optimized benefit of mining to Africans. Dr. Toni Aubynn gave the advice in Abuja, while speaking as a panelist at …

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Ghana International Bank wins top award – Starr Fm

The Capital Finance International (CFI.co) a leading print journal and online business , economics and Finance reporting organisation based in the United Kingdom has awarded GHIB, the Best Africa International Trade Finance United Kingdom Award for 2017. GHIB came tops after several other Africa Trade Finance providers in the …

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uniBank boss adjudged best Banking CEO – Starr Fm

The Chief Executive Officer of uniBank, Felix Nyarko-Pong, has been adjudged as the Banking CEO of the Year 2016 at the 7th Ghana Entrepreneur and Corporate Executives Awards. The bank’s commitment in its 16 years of operation in supporting to build the country’s economy was one of the main …

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AfriExim Bank to support Ghana’s industrialisation agenda – Starr Fm

The President and Chairman of the Board of AfriExim Bank, Dr. Benedict Okey Oramah, has pledged the support of the bank to supporting the vision of a value-addition and industrialised Ghanaian economy, being embarked upon by the President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo. According to Dr. Benedict …

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