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PURC

2019 1st Quarter: PURC received 552 complaints from Eastern Region

The Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC) has received about 552 complaints mainly from electricity consumers on accumulated billings, unlawful disconnection, and quality of service...
Gra Targets

Wa: GRA’s Small Tax Office Surpasses Target for First Quarter

The Wa Small Tax Office of Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has surpassed its revenue collection benchmark for the first quarter of 2019, out of...
robber

2018 Q1 Had 968 Cases of Robbery

Nine hundred and sixty eight (968) related robbery cases were recorded in the first quarter of 2018 across the country, ACP Joseph Oklu Gyamera,...
Bank of Zambia

Zambia sees demand for government securities rising in first quarter

Zambia saw demand for government securities rising in the first quarter of 2018, figures released by its central bank on Wednesday showed. According to the...
Association of Ghana Industries (AGI)

Business confidence drops 7.4 points in first quarter 2018

The latest Business Barometer report compiled by the Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) indicates that, business confidence index for the first quarter 2018 has...
AGI’s Business Barometer

AGI business indicator shows a downward shift in business confidence

The Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) Business Barometer for the first quarter of this year showed that Business confidence fell marginally as compared with...
Some couples at the cake cutting ceremony marking the Family Impact Ghana 20th anniversary celebration

CCMA registered many marriages in 2018

The Cape Coast Metropolitan Registry for Marriages registered 145 marriages in the first quarter of 2018 as against 100 marriages over the same period...
AGI’s Business Barometer

AGI’s Business Barometer Reveals A Drop In Business Confidence In Ghana

AGI’s flagship business barometer conducted for the period of January to March has shown a marginal drop in business confidence in the country from...
Ghana National Fire Service

107 Cases of Fire Reported in the Upper East Region for 2018 Q1

Statistics available at the Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) reveals that the Upper East Region has recorded a reduction in fire cases by 30...

Buipe, Yapei bridges closed for maintenance works

Government has announced a total closure of the Buipe and Yapei bridges in the Northern Region to allow for proper maintenance works to be...
Wpid Money Growth

Tanzania’s economic growth drops to 5.7 percent in first quarter of 2017

Tanzania's economic growth slowed to 5.7 percent in the first quarter of 2017 following poor performance in agriculture and other sectors that dominate the...

Kenya’s exports to African nations rise in first quarter

Exports from Kenya to African countries increased by 1.2 percent in the first three months of 2017, pushed up by rise in exports to...

Ghana grabs US$3 billion worth of investments in Q1

Investments in Ghana over the first quarter (Q1) 2017 were worth 3.04 billion U.S. dollars, the Ghana Investments Promotions Center (GIPC) announced here on...

Zambia arrests 1,431 over drug-related offenses in first quarter

Zambia arrested a total of 1,431 people for drug-related offenses in the first quarter of 2017, its anti-drug agency said on Friday. ...
National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE)

Tema NCCE Ends First Quarter Without Funds

The Tema Metropolitan Office of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) is yet to receive its allocated funds for the first quarter of...

Strong First Quarter for ABN Event Productions

More than six years ago, Africa Business News (ABN) launched its dedicated events division ABN Event Productions, bringing CNBC Africa and Forbes Africa aligned...
debt

Ghana: Banks receive 2nd payment of VRA ‘legacy debt’

This was part of schedule of payment as agreed between the banks and government. The Ministry of Finance, the Bank of Ghana (BoG),...
TEN field

Ghana to receive first gas from new oilfield by 2017

According to him, about 30 million standard cubic feet (30 mmscf) of gas is expected to flow from the Tweneboa-Enyenra-Ntomme(TEN) field by the end...

2016 Q1 GDP for Ghana went up 4.9 percent

Without oil the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) grew by 6.6 percent over the 4.6 percent recorded for Q1, 2015.   The Quarter-on-quarter growth for the period...
GIPC

Report suggests a sharp decline in Ghana’s foreign investments

The report, carried by the Business Finder, local private newspaper, said the FDI component of total investments for the first quarter of this...
dollars

Pledges of US$700 million were made to Zambia in Q1

Patrick Chisanga, the director-general of the Zambia Development Agency (ZDA) attributed this to the country's conducive business environment. He said the...

Salaries in Bulgaria as well as employment up in first quarter

Compared to the first quarter of 2015, the average monthly wages and salaries in the first quarter of 2016 rose by 8.4 percent, with...

Netherlands deposes Uganda as Kenya’s top export destinations

The European nation imported goods worth 119 million U.S. dollars between January and March from Kenya, dwarfing Uganda's 107 million dollars, new economic data...
AFP/File / Niklas Halle'n HSBC's net profit was down 18 percent at $4.3 billion in the first quarter, the bank says

Q1 Profit For HSBC Falls Due To Volatility

Equity and currency markets from Asia to the Americas were sent into meltdown The first two months of the year saw "reduced client activity" in...
AFP/File / Sebastien Berda Eurozone unemployment in March fell to 10.2 percent, its lowest level since 2011, Eurostat said

Eurozone economy at long last reaches pre-emergency levels

Inflation in Europe however remained very low and a source of concern with the threat of long term damage caused by falling prices weighing...

Budget deficit of Portugal rises in first quarter

"This evolution was the result of a growth of revenue (0.2 percent) inferior to expenditure (0.8 percent), which reached 17,540.7 million euros and 18,364.6...
dollars

First Quarter Profit Loss Stated for Oil Giants Schlumberger

In the first-quarter, Schlumberger's profit fell to 501 million U.S. dollars from 975 million dollars a year earlier, said the company in a statement. The...
oil spill

Nigeria plans to clean up oil spill areas

The clean-up would be undertaken by the Federal Ministry of Environment, Peter Idabor, Director General of the National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency...

Congolese opposition urges gov’t to meet preconditions set for polls

In a joint statement, leaders of the Initiative for Democracy in Congo and the Front for Respect of Constitutional Order and Democratic Change...
GDP

Namibia’s GDP slumps in first quarter

Namibia's economic growth declined to 3.1 percent in the first quarter of 2015 compared to 5.6 percent recorded in the same period last year,...