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Zuckerberg: Facebook has been an ‘innovator in privacy

Despite the numerous privacy scandals Facebook has faced of late, CEO Mark Zuckerberg calls the company an “innovator in privacy.” In a discussion with Harvard law professor Jonathan Zittrain, Zuckerberg said that Facebook has been a developer of cutting-edge private communication tools since the services early days at Harvard, and ...

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NPA inaugurate taskforce to fight fuel smuggling

Source:savannanews24.com: A joint national taskforce to oversee the export of petroleum products across Ghana’s borders has been inaugurated. In an effort to curb the menace, the National Petroleum Authority in collaboration with other bodies have initiated measures to conduct swoop exercises on trucks suspected to be involved in the dumping ...

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15 BoG staff hot over collapsed banks

At least 15 staff of the Bank of Ghana are before a Disciplinary Committee over misconduct leading to the collapse of over seven banks in Ghana. The newly formed Ethics and Investigative Office of the Central Bank referred the 15 officials to the committee after investigating their alleged role in ...

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We have 60 thousand clients and not 1.8 million – Menzgold

Embattled gold trading firm, Menzgold Ghana has said it has only 60 thousand customers not 1.8 million as it is being alleged in the media. Public Relations Officer of the company, Nii Armah Amarteyfio explained that, they stop accepting new clients when the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) asked them ...

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Government debating on possible duty-free economy – Akufo-Addo

There is a debate ongoing by government officials regarding whether government should abolish duties paid on imported goods into the country, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has revealed. He explained that some officials want Ghana to emulate the steps taken by Hongkong, Dubai and Singapore where there are no duties ...

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Start-ups to enjoy tax reliefs for first 3 yrs

The Business Development Minister says government is coming up with interventions aimed at strengthening local businesses to compete, including providing tax reliefs for start-ups. Responding to concerns that government was pampering foreign companies with exemptions and reliefs to the detriment of local companies Mohammed Awal, who opened the Second Ghana ...

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Chamber of Mines hopeful of gold price increase next year

The Ghana Chamber of Mines is expecting production to peak in the mining industry next year following plans by some major companies to commence massive productions. The chamber is expecting Newmont Gold Mine and Anglogold Ashanti to start different developments on their concessions. Speaking to Citi Business News on the ...

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MASLOC recovers 62 percent of debt in the Northern Region

Source:savannanews24.com/Christopher: The Northern Regional Manager of the Microfinance and Small Loans Centre(MASLOC) Yakubu Musah has stated that his outfit from 2017 has recovered a total amount of 500,000 cedis representing a cumulative collection of 62% of the total debt in the region. This he said is a significant recovery of ...

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