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World Bank bans Zoomlion for two years over bribery in Liberia

The World Bank Group has placed a ban on Zoomlion Ghana Limited for two years over alleged bribery in Liberia. The bribery allegation involved the World Bank-financed Emergency Monrovia Urban Sanitation Project. According to a report published on the World Bank’s website, Zoomlion paid bribes to facilitate contract execution and processing of invoices. Accordingly, Zoomlion will not qualify for any ...

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Grace-Amey Obeng Among 2014 Enterprising Women of the Year Award Winners

Source:enterprisingwomen.com CARY, NC: Monica Smiley, publisher and CEO of Enterprising Women magazine (www.enterprisingwomen.com), has announced the winners of the 2014 Enterprising Women of the Year Awards, an annual tribute to top women entrepreneurs from North America and around the globe. The award honorees will be recognized during a two-day event held March 2-4, 2014 at the Ritz Carlton Sarasota in ...

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Ghana Post strategising to revive dwindling fortunes

Source: Graphic Business The payment of a GH¢2.4 million judgement debt in 2010 dealt a blow to Ghana Post (GP) and threatened to send the only national postal service onto a path of no recovery, but two years on, hope seems to be smiling on the fortunes of the company again. Riding on the back of a thriving courier service ...

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Zillow interviews Obama

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Virgin Atlantic suspends flights to Ghana

International airline company Virgin Atlantic has announced that it will suspend operation between Heathrow Airport in London, United Kingdom and Kotoka International Airport in Accra, Ghana from September 22, 2013. Edmond Rose, Director of Commercial and Revenue Planning for the airline firm, said “We have had to take the difficult decision to suspend our services between London and Accra,” He ...

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Ghana gets first mobile phone Universal Scratch Card

Prymo Limited, an indigenous ICT company on Friday introduced the first ever Universal Scratch Card into the Ghanaian mobile phone market. The pre-paid scratch cards dubbed ‘One 4 All’ is in the denomination of GH¢1.00, GH¢2.00, GH¢5.00, GH¢10.00 and GH¢20.00 and can be used for all the telecommunication networks with the exception of MTN. Users of One4All card must dial ...

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Owner of Collapsed Bangladesh Factory Arrested

Police in Bangladesh say they have taken into custody the owner of a factory complex that collapsed last week, killing at least 377 people. Authorities announced Sunday that they detained Mohammed Sohel Rana near the border with India.  Rana had been missing since the building’s collapse on Wednesday. His arrest came a day after authorities took at least two plant ...

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Ghana:Illegal loggers destroying Mole Park..

What is the Mahama government doing about this situation? …..over 35 long 40-footer heavy duty trucks in the Damongo township ready to cart rosewood  for export!!! Government officials, chiefs and others behind this heinous plot to fleece and destroy our heritage? We have delivered the message to the president today April 9 2013!!!!     The activities of illegal chain-saw ...

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