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E/R: Okyenhene, Samira Bawumia To Grace Blue Skies’ School Farm competition’s 5th Annual Awards

The Paramount Chief of Akyem Abuakwa Traditional Area, Osagyefuo Amoatia Ofori Panin II together with the second Lady of our land, Hajia Mrs Samira Bawumia among other dignitaries are expected to grace an all important  Blue Skies school farm competition Awards in Koforidua, the Eastern Regional Capital on the 30th …

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Port Reforms et al Draw Investors

More investors are choosing to do business in Ghana as opposed to other regional rivals Nigeria, Cote d’Ivoire and Senegal, as the country implements various reforms at its seaports, construction permits acquisition, and business registration processes. Last year, the Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC) recorded US$4.91 billion in foreign direct …

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Ghanaians Urged To Embrace Credit Unions for Financial Liberty

Following the collapse of local Banks in the country as a result of liquidity challenges among other things, Ghanaians have been urged to consider joining credit unions in order to liberate themselves financially. In an interview with a section of journalists at the 50th anniversary celebration of the Ghana Cooperative …

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Ghana Commodity Exchange to Begin Operations Tomorrow

Government on Monday announced that the Ghana Commodity Exchange (GCX) would start full operations on Tuesday, November 6, to link buyers and sellers of some selected commodities. The GCX is an online regulated market that links buyers and sellers of commodities to trade by rules and to ensure quality and …

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BoG to Take Action On Financial Institutions That Cannot Pay Depositors Funds

The Bank of Ghana says closing down seven banks though painful was the best option to help clean up the mess which was witnessed within the banking sector and will soon close down microfinance institutions and savings and loans companies that cannot payback returns to customers. According to the Central Bank, …

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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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