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Borrowers owe MASLOC GH¢43 million

The western regional office of the Medium and Small Loans Center (MASLOC), was established by the previous government to give financial assistance to small and medium enterprises, is on the verge of collapse, if efforts are not made to turn things around. The problem, according to sources, was being linked …

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New ultra-modern family planning unit for Korle Bu Teaching Hospital

The Korle Bu Teaching Hospital, has received an ultra-modern facility for its family planning unit, from the Population Council, an international health and reproductive non-governmental organisation (NGO). The GH¢447,000 facility has a re-enforced foundation for the future five storey building. Dr. Placide Tapsoda, Senior Associates and Director of the Population …

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Ashanti records two cases of H1N1 Influenza

Two cases of the HINI Influenza had been reported in the Ashanti Region, Dr. Joseph Oduro, the Deputy Regional Director of Public Health, has announced. He told a news conference in Kumasi that both cases were recorded in April but would not go into details, except to assure the public …

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CLOSAG invited to join job re-evaluation

The Fair Wages and Salary Commission (FWSC), has called on the Civil and Local Government Services Association of Ghana (CLOSAG), to take part in its job re-evaluation exercise this week. All labour organizations except the CLOSAG were taking advantage of the opportunity for job re-evaluation to resolve their concerns. Mr …

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Judiciary to establish more commercial courts in the regions – CJ

The Chief Justice, Mrs Georgina T. Wood on Monday said more commercial courts would be established in the regions to ensure speedy trial of cases relating to businesses in the country. She noted that with the achievements of the five commercial courts in Accra over the past five years, they …

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SFO interdiction order 'witch hunting' – GBC Union Executives

The Union Executives of Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (GBC) have described as ‘witch hunting,’ the order from the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) to interdict the Director General of the company and three others. Speaking at a press conference in Accra on Monday, Mr. Louis Darko, Divisional Union Chairman, said though the …

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Newmont Ghana pays compensation for cyanide overflow

Newmont Ghana has announced the payment of compensation slapped on it by the Ministry of Environment, Science and Technology following the incident of contamination of water bodies in surrounding communities with cyanide from its Ahafo Mine. Newmont in a press statement issued Tuesday April 13, 2010 and copied to ghanabusinessnews.com …

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Tullow to produce first Ghana oil in December

Tullow Oil, the major stakeholder in Ghana’s largest oil field, the Jubilee oil field, says commercial production plans are on course and the first cargo of oil will begin in December. A Wall Street Journal report citing a senior executive of Tullow Oil, Robin Sutherland, said the set target of …

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Ghana searches for banks with excellent records – Mills

President John Evans Atta Mills on Tuesday invited banks with excellent track records and experience to assist in the development of Ghana’s oil industry. He welcomed investors with sound credentials and re-emphasized that Government would get everybody on board in the development of the country’s emerging oil industry. President Mills …

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Sahel – Sahara Bank now offers MoneyGram, Western Union

The Sahel-Sahara Bank has now joined the ranks of other banks and financial instotuions by offering MoneyGram and Western Union Money Transfer services. The services are available in all the 10 branches of the bank, according to information from the bank sent to ghanabusinessnews.com. The MD of the bank, Robert …

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