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  • Notification of Transaction of PDMR

    October 4, 2017 2:36 AM 10

    Pets at Home Group Plc ("the Company") makes the following announcement regarding one of its Persons Discharging Managerial Responsibility's (PDMR) participation in the Company's Sharesave Plan ("Sharesave") The Sharesave Plan is a tax advantaged share option plan available to all of the Company's employees, subject to qualifying conditions. It offers

  • Obesity Was Rising as Ghana Embraced Fast Food. Then Came KFC

    October 3, 2017 4:38 PM 21

    After finishing high school a decade ago, Daniel Awaitey enrolled in computer courses, dropped out to work in a hotel, then settled into a well-paying job in the booming oil sector here. He has an apartment, a car, a smartphone and a long-distance girlfriend he met on a dating website. So he had reasons and the means to celebrate his 27th birthday in late July. His boss and co-workers

  • GCB Sacks Over 700 UT/Capital Bank Staff

    October 3, 2017 2:58 PM 17

    Over 700 former workers of the now defunct UT and Capital banks are set to lose their jobs as the takeover bank GCB has begun issuing out termination letters. The affected staff have already received letters asking them to proceed home. Starr News understands GCB is only retaining clerical and top management staff of the banks. Sources have also hinted

  • Ghana communications regulator clears Airtel-Tigo merger

    October 3, 2017 11:50 AM 19

    Bharti Airtel today said Ghana's communications regulator has approved the merger of Bharti Ghana Ltd and Millicom Ghana Ltd (Tigo), subject to certain conditions. Bharti Airtel today said Ghana’s communications regulator has approved the merger of Bharti Ghana Ltd and Millicom Ghana Ltd (Tigo), subject to certain conditions. The approval from the regulatory

  • Kweku Awotwi chairs VRA board (photos)

    October 3, 2017 10:44 AM 8

    The members of the board pledged their readiness to help the government achieve its dream of restructuring the authority. Mr Awortwi served as Chief Executive of the Volta River Authority from June 2009 to December 2013. Prior to this, he served as Managing Director of Strategic Planning and New Business Development at Ashanti Goldfields Co. Ltd and also served

  • Comparing Telephone and Data Systems (TDS) & Its Rivals

    October 2, 2017 5:51 PM 14

    Telephone and Data Systems (NYSE: TDS) is one of 36 public companies in the “Wireless Telecommunications Services” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its peers? We will compare Telephone and Data Systems to related businesses based on the strength of its earnings, analyst recommendations, valuation, profitability, dividends, institutional

  • AfDB to promote remittances into Africa to boost economic growth

    October 2, 2017 12:20 PM 9

    NAIROBI, Oct. 2 (Xinhua) -- The Africa Development Bank (AfDB) plans to promote remittances into Africa from its diaspora community in order to boost the region's economic growth, an official said on Monday. AfDB Director General of the East Africa Regional Center Gabriel Negatu told Xinhua in Nairobi that it is working with national governments to reforms

  • Government to invest in infrastructure projects

    October 2, 2017 11:52 AM 8

    Accra, Oct. 2, GNA – Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, the Minister for Finance, has said government would invest in infrastructure projects that are defining, ending poverty, fight corruption and build a business friendly environment that will create jobs. “We, therefore, called on the World Bank and all development partners to direct their support to the realisation

  • A Plus saga: Unibank is back despite losses to Korle Bu

    October 1, 2017 8:04 AM 7

    Management of Korle Bu teaching Hospital has rescinded its decision to abrogate a contract with Unibank to collect revenue for the hospital. This was contained in a statement issued by the hospital and signed by the head of Public Relations Mustapha Salifu. Reasons for the rescindment were not given but it may be as a result of pressure from the government

  • Gold Fields Limited (GFI) vs. Goldcorp (GG) Head-To-Head Review

    October 1, 2017 4:53 AM 17

    Gold Fields Limited (NYSE: GFI) and Goldcorp (NYSE:GG) are both mid-cap basic materials companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, earnings, analyst recommendations, risk, dividends, institutional ownership and profitability. Gold Fields Limited pays an annual dividend of $0.06 per share