DANIEL Ananey-Obiri, a graduate from the University of Ghana, is the proud recipient of the Accra Brewery Limited prize for Best Student in Food Process Engineering award for the 2015/2016 academic year – an award sponsored by Accra Brewery Limited (ABL).Mr Ananey-Obiri received a new laptop and cash of GH₵5,000 at the Vice Chancellor’s Academic Awards ceremony at the university’s Great Hall.
ABL has been an annual sponsor of this award since 2007. The recently held ceremony attracted 67 individual sponsors and 42 corporate sponsors but it was ABL’s package that generated a lot of excitement when it was presented to the awardee, who is currently a Teaching Assistant at the Food Process Engineering Department.
By Isaac Aidoo
GLOBAL Access, a Ghanaian-owned savings and loans company, is set to deepen its efforts to increase its remittance business this year. The company says it will come up with strategies to remain competitive and offer the best of services.
According to the Chief Finance Officer (CFO) of the Company, Mr James Addai, the vision of the financial institution is to be a dependable partner, a household name and the preferred choice for financial services in Ghana.
By Kenneth O. ADADE, Accra
AS part of celebrations to mark Ghana’s 60th anniversary, Guinness Ghana Limited has launched the Osagyefo bottle for their consumers across the country. The iconic Limited Edition of GH@60 label, celebrates Ghana’s culture, heritage, history and has been designed to recognise all the incredible people, cultures and monuments across the country.
The Bold and Vibrant label was conceived with the help of the Ghana Cultural Council – a collection of imaginative individuals from Ghana, who have joined forces to help develop an eye-catching label that will be at the heart of Ghana’s Independence celebrations.
FOR its robust regulatory environment and remarkable navigation of total deregulation of
its petroleum industry, the National Petroleum Authority (NPA), has been bestowed with the Oil Trading and Logistics (OTL) Downstream Regulator of the Year 2016 award in Africa. The award, which was presented to Mr. Hassan Tampuli, Chief Executive Officer of NPA, on the sidelines of the International Petroleum (IP) Week in London, United Kingdom, is in recognition of the NPA's efforts at sanitising the downstream industry in Ghana and creating a level playing field for all operators involved in the sector.
By Isaac Aidoo
President of the Regent University College of Science and Technology, Professor Nicholas. Nsowah-Nuamah is advocating for increased investment in science and technology to place Ghana’s economy amongst the best in the world.
“My love for technology is very strong and it is because I have always believed that the development of Ghana should be based on science and technology,” he told this reporter in an interview.
GROUPE Ideal, a business group that manages a diverse portfolio of businesses, says plans to expand its operations and become an international player within and beyond the shores of Ghana was on course. The President of Groupe Ideal, Dr Nii Kotei Dzani, told journalists in an interview that in furtherance of the goal, the company would be undertaking major acquisition and mergers this year in the areas of finance, media and education to expand its territory.
He said negotiations were already underway with some entities and the Groupe Ideal’s long-term vision of becoming a world class company playing in the international market could be attained as early as 2018.
By Isaac AIDOO, Accra
GHANA’S Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) can now access medium-to-long-term funds to be able to expand, grow and increase employment, thanks to Ghanaian-owned investment Banking firm, Dusk Capital Limited. The investment firm says it has signed onto a partnership with International Investment Management Group (IIMG) Africa Limited, which is set to afford it access to over 300 international mutual funds from some of the world’s leading investment banks.
DALEX Finance and Leasing Company Limited, one of the financial powerhouses in Ghana, has awarded eight top performing Sales Executives and Team Leads across the country with an all-expense paid trip to Dubai. The eight are taken from the four operational zones of the country and will be in Dubai from the 25th of February to the 4th of March.