GPL Week 11 Wrap: Kotoko break Dormaa jinx, Hearts fail to win

Kumasi Asante Kotoko’s Ghana Premier League title credentials were evident over the weekend when they defeated Aduana Stars in Dormaa to break a long-standing winless un against the Ogya boys away from home. Goals from George Mfeuge and Richmond Lamptey on Saturday were enough for the Porcupine Warriors, who moved ahead of Aduana on the […]

‘Ghana does not have enough experience to end AFCON drought’ – John Paintsil

Former Ghana international, John Paintsil, believes Milovan Rajevac does not have enough experience in his squad to end Ghana’s 40-year wait for another Africa Cup of Nations trophy. Rajevac named his final 28-man squad for the upcoming tournament on Monday with AS Roma’s Felix Afena-Gyan and Clermont Foot’s Salis Abdul Samed being dropped. Ghana’s squad […]

AFCON Group A Preview: Cameroon to battle Ethiopia, Burkina Faso and Cape Verde

The 2021 Africa Cup of Nations is set to commence in Cameroon on January 9 after suffering a delay and being postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. With five days away from the start of the tournament, Joy Sports takes a look at Group A, which has host nation Cameroon, one-time winners Ethiopia, Burkina Faso […]

Government secures ¢923.79m from 5-year bond at higher cost

Government secured ¢923.79 million from the latest issuance of the 5-year bond, auctioning results from the Bank of Ghana has revealed. But that came at a higher cost of 21%. The Government accepted all the bids of ¢923.79 million from the investors. But the cost of the debt instrument was above the initial pricing guidance […]

Ghanaians should brace up for more hardship this year – Ato Forson

Ranking member on Parliament’s Finance Committee, Dr Cassiel Ato Forson, has encouraged Ghanaians to brace up for more economic hardships in 2022. In a Facebook post on Sunday, January 2, he predicted that there will be an increase in general goods while “the Ghanaian cedi, now trading at almost ¢6.5 to $1, is likely to […]

Do not suspend implementation of reversal of Benchmark values – AGI to government

The Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) has urged government not to heed calls by some stakeholders for the implementation of the reversal of Benchmark values to be suspended for further consultations. Speaking in an interview with Joy News, Executive Director of the Association, Seth Twum Akwaboah said government should go ahead with the implementation of […]

Cedi ends 2021 with 3.93% depreciation to dollar on interbank market

The Ghana cedi ended last year with a depreciation of a little above 9% on the retail market and 3.93% to the dollar on the interbank forex market. This performance has been described as mixed by analysts and currency traders because of the spread between the retail and interbank market. Secondly, the local currency until […]

World Bank charges Ghana, others to exhibit transparency in debt reporting

The World Bank has charged African countries including Ghana, Zambia and Angola with high debt levels to urgently improve debt transparency, its 2021 Africa Pulse Report has revealed. It therefor wants the countries to publish more and better debt data as well as improve contingent liability reporting. “Improving debt transparency remains critical. In particular, African […]

AIDEC Consultancies International set to organize maiden Africa Digital Forum in Accra

The inaugural Africa Digital Forum (ADF), oraganised by AIDEC Consultancies International Limited, is set to come off in Accra on Wednesday, 25 August 2021. Dubbed the ‘Accra Edition’, the Forum which has as its theme, ‘The Digital Challenge: Africa’s Opportunity Under AfCFTA’, will bring together key stakeholders in policy, regulation, industry, and academia converge to […]

COCOBOD migrates to electronic weighing scale from October to check illegal adjustments

Ghana’s cocoa regulator, COCOBOD, has announced that Licensed Buying Companies will, from October 1, 2021, switch to the use of electronic weighing scales.  Chief Executive, Joseph Boahen Aidoo, told the media that over 44,000 weighing scales have already been procured and distributed to the LBCs. According to him, the rationale is to resolves concerns by […]