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Bankers association urges aggressive investment in systems

Banks must consider a more aggressive investment in systems that can easily and securely interface with those of their clients, regulators and other stakeholders, if they are to stay relevant in the future post-COVID-19, the Ghana Bankers Association (GAB) has said.

PIAC raises concerns over GH¢1.5bn oil cash

The Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC), which monitors and evaluates the management and use of petroleum revenues, is asking Parliament to compel the central government to account for about GH¢1.5bn of oil revenue which was left unutilised in 2019.

NBSSI extends application deadline for CAP stimulus package

The National Board for Small Scale Industries (NBSSI), managers of the Government of Ghana stimulus package – Coronavirus Alleviation Programme (CAP) Business Support Scheme– has extended the deadline for applications from June 20-June, 26, 2020.

Self-service platforms to redefine banking- GAB

The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the rate of adoption of digital banking channels and hastened the transition from brick-and-mortar banking to self-service platforms, the Ghana Bankers Association (GAB) has said.

Pharmaceutical suppliers to withdraw service from July 1

The woes of the nation’s health sector seem to be deepening as the Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association of Ghana (PMAG) and the Chamber of Pharmacy Ghana (CPG) have written to the Ministry of Health, serving notice over their intention to halt the supply of drugs to health care facilities funded by the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) from July 1, 2020.