As custom demands, a child cannot go home to do something without first consulting the elders for an advice, support and wisdom, if only such a child wants to succeed.
The Upper East Regional Minister, Paulina Patience Abayage, has paid a working visit to the Tono Irrigation site in the Kassena-Nankana Municipality to ascertain the progress of the rehabilitation of the dam.
One of the government’s social intervention programme that touches the heart of the people in the three regions of the north, especially the Upper East Region is Nana Addo’s Free Senior High School Policy.
The Upper East Regional Minister, Ms Paulina Patience Abayage, has appealed to Rural and Community banks in the country to support President Nana Addo Dankwa Akuffo- Addo to achieve the Ghana Beyond Aid Vision.
The Afram Community Bank (AC Bank) in the Kwahu Afram Plains District has recorded a profit before tax of 440% in the 2017 financial year. The bank recorded GHS 127,967.00 in 2016 but recorded GHS 619,014.00 in 2017. This was contained in the address of the Board Chairman, Jeffery Kunadu-Addo, to shareholders during the Bank’s 35th Annual General Meeting (AGM) held last Saturday at the Tease Presbyterian Chapel in the Kwahu Afram Plains South.
Our Special Guest, Togbe Afede XIV, Agbogbomefia of the Asogli State, Mrs. Comfort Owusu, Executive Director, Association of Rural Banks, Mr. Simon Nero Davor, Chairman, Association of Rural Banks – Volta Chapter,
As part of the processes to reposition the ARB Apex Bank to become more responsive to the changing needs in the banking environment and be able to serve the Rural and Community Banks (RCBs) better, ARB Apex Bank has appointed three senior executives. All the appointments are effective September 3, 2018.
In the face of challenges emerging out of the recent increase in Corporate Income Tax for rural and community banks (RCBs), the ARB Apex Bank has asked government to consider reducing the tax while ensuring RCBs use those monies for community development.
The Chief Exective Officer (CEO) of JCS Investments Limited, Patricia Safo, is urging the government to collaborate with relevant entities to develop a blue print to strengthen rural and community banks.
Rural and community banks have a key role in making a positive contribution towards the reduction of poverty. They also act as one of the key channels to distribute funds to businesses in their localities and encourage the spread of sound entrepreneurial activity.