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World Bank Commends Ghana’s Efforts at Improving Business Environment

Ghana has made progress to improve the ease of doing business, moving six places up to rank to 114 out of 190 economies, according to the World Bank’s 2019 Doing Business Report –Training for Reform. “Ghana’s ease of doing business score, formerly called Distance to Frontier, has increased by 2.06 …

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Fish Farming Needs Rebranding – Fishermen Association

The National Farmers and Fishermen Association, NFFA, of Ghana seeks to rebrand itself in order to petition the government as to how the farming sector should be handled. Nene Davis Narh Korboe, Chairman of NFFA in an interview on Radio1fm 100.7 said the rebranding is mainly to rearrange the activities …

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MTN Ghana Appoints New General Manager for Consumer Marketing

The MTN Ghana’s General Manager Consumer Marketing, Mr. Noel Kojo Ganso has been promoted to the position of a Chief Marketing officer effective 15th October 2018.   Noels new appointment makes him responsible for providing strategic commercial direction that will unlock profitability and growth opportunities from changing customers needs and …

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Fishing Industry Shows Signs of Revival

For the first time in nine months, the fishing sector – which is beset with many challenges that have seen its growth contract – seems to be getting out of the woods, recording 2.7 percent growth in the second quarter of 2018. Historical data from the Ghana Statistical Services (GSS) …

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Bank of Ghana Denies Plans to Issue GHC100 Note

The Bank Of Ghana has said there were no plans to issue a Gh¢100 note into the system as being speculated.  Consequently, the BoG has asked the public to disregard a design of what is presumed to be the said note in circulation on social media. Reacting to the speculation, …

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MTN Amasses GHC3.54Billion As Revenue

The number one Telecommunication Network in Ghana, MTN Group has announced that it has recorded a 23 percent increase in third-quarter revenue from a year ago. Thus from 2.49 billion Ghanaian cedis to 3.54 billion Ghanaian cedis ($731.90 million).   Information available to Radio1News indicate that the increase in MTN …

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We Will Ensure Mercury Free Mining – REMWOF

The Operations Director of the Retired Mine Workers Foundation, REMWOF, Mr. Kwame Amo Asiedu has revealed that if all things be equal, when granted permission to go back to mining, REMWOF will ensure mercury Free mining and instill sanity in the small scale mining Sector. He made this known on …

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Court Suit Won’t Stop CTN Implementation – Kwaku Kwarteng

A Deputy Finance Minister, Kwaku Kwarteng has Asserted that Implementation of the Planned Cargo Tracking Note (CTN) at the country’s Ports will Commence Despite court suit. The Ghana Revenue Authority is kick starting the implementation from Monday, October 15 amidst protests by port business operators led by Freight Forwarders, the …

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Speed Up Industrialisation Policy Agenda – GNCCI to Government

The Ghana National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GNCCI), has called on the Government to Speed up with its industrialization policy and the commitment of building industrial parks to expand the industrial activities of the country. Nana Appiagyei Dankawoso I, President of the GNCCI said implementing the policy of building industrial …

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Ghana To Lose €60m Dutch Govt Facility Over Delayed Implementation Of Recycling Project

Ghana Risks Losing a €60 million Subsidy Facility From the Netherland Government To Set Up a Solid Waste Recycling Plant Of The Country Fails To Sign a Partnership Agreement On The Project By The End Of This Month. The project which has the capacity to recycle 20 tonnes of solid …

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