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Pius Enam Hadzide

Government Reinstate Suspended Minister

Ghana's President Nana Akufo-Addo on Monday reinstated the deputy minister of youth and sports Pius Enam Hadzide, who was cleared of wrongdoing in the...
Cocoa has been the main cash crop for ghana.

Ghana to embark on massive local cocoa processing campaign

The government of Ghana and its partners are putting in place measures to increase domestic processing of cocoa beans up to 50 percent of...
IMF

Ghana’s Post IMF Program Will Forecast on Fiscal Discipline

Ghana would not relent in ensuring fiscal discipline in public finance management even after the end of an International Monetary Fund (IMF) support program,...
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UN Diplomat has asked Ghana to consider a comprehensive electoral system

The United Nations envoy in Ghana on Thursday commended Ghanaian President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo for his commitment to an inclusive approach to the...
cocoa

Shanghai Expo: Ghana makes a strong statement with Cocoa

Feverish preparations are underway for Ghana to make a strong case for its cocoa during the upcoming Shanghai International Import Exposition (Shanghai Expo) in...

Ghana’s Offshore Field Begins Commercial Gas Production

The government of Ghana and its partners announced here on Wednesday the start of commercial gas production on the Sankofa field Offshore Cape Three...
Ghana’s investment market

Projected 2019 global economic slow-down to cripple African commodity exporters – Analyst

An analyst has cautioned African commodity exporting countries to prepare for effects of a possible global economic melt-down next year. In a conversation with Xinhua...
Vice President Alhaji Dr Mahamudu Bawumia speaking at the event

Ghana VP Bawumia appointed to board of UN Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data

Ghana’s Vice-President Mahamudu Bawumia has been appointed to the Board of the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data, a release received here Monday said. Bawumia...
football

Ghana and FIFA Join hands to solve Ghana’s Football crisis

The Ghanaian government and the world football governing body, FIFA, have agreed to collaborate closely to restore normalcy and integrity in the administration of...
growth

Ghana records 6.8 percent economic growth for 2018 Q1

Ghana's economy grew 6.8 percent year-on-year during the first quarter of 2018, compared with the 6.7 percent year-on-year growth rate recorded during the same...
tax

Ghana Government considers other tax options

The government of Ghana will introduce new tax measures this month aimed at shoring up revenue in order to sustain the government's ambitious flagship...
Tilapia

Ghana places ban on the importation of Tilapia over Aquaculture virus

Government of Ghana announced a ban here on Wednesday on ornamental fish import to prevent the possibility of a new aquaculture virus from entering...
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FIFA calls on Ghana over football problems

FIFA on Tuesday officially invited the Ghanaian government for a meeting at its headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland, as part of deliberations towards the resumption...
aviation

Ghana pledges her commitment to ICAO Compliance duties

Ghana's foreign ministry on Friday reaffirmed its commitment to ensuring compliance with its international obligation under the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), as well...
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Ghana’s Oil Sector Under Exploited due to Lack of Data

Ghana's quest to increase its hydrocarbon exploitation could be hamstrung unless the country invests in data on its entire potential oil field, a researcher...
Consumer Confidence

Ghana’s economy still susceptible to shocks – experts

As Ghana prepares to wind up its thee year Extended Credit Facility fiscal support program with the International Monetary Fund (IMF), experts have been...
Atewa Forest

Ghana risks losing forest cover by 2040 – World Bank official

If the trend of forest cover loss continued unchecked, Ghana risked losing its total forest cover by 2040 Mafalda Duarte Head of Climate Investment...
Vice President Amissah-Arthur

Former Ghanaian Vice President Amissah-Arthur dies

Former Vice President of Ghana Paa Kwesi Amissah-Arthur is, dead, local media reported here early Friday. Although full facts are not yet out, the report...
President Akufo-Addo interacting with President Paul Kagame

Africa has all it takes to transform continent’s economy – Akufo-Addo and Kagame conclude

Africa’s inability to transform its economy is not due to lack of the resources it needed to pursue a successful economic transformation agenda, President...
Gold bars

About US$6.0 Billion worth of Ghana’s gold export unaccounted for

Gold export from Ghana worth six billion US Dollars between 2013 and 2016 were unaccounted for due to the porosity in Ghana’s tax administration,...
importers

Ghanaian import traders decry killer tariffs and exchange rate depreciation of local currency

Import traders in Ghana have listed high tariffs and exchange rate depreciation of the local currency (Cedi) as the major threats their businesses were...
NADMO

NADMO says At least 10 killed by flood in Ghana

At least 10 people have been killed following Monday's torrential rains in some parts of Ghana, the country's relief agency confirmed on Thursday. Abu Ramadan,...
lands

Ghana: Agencies and communities work together to transform landscapes

Takorayili, a village in the Northern region of Ghana, is sprinkled with bare, scorched hills and rocky arid terrains. The soil is not able...

Anas exposé: FIFA and Ghana government to meet over GFA

World football governing body, FIFA, will hold a meeting with government officials in Accra later this week to discuss the future of football in...
Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo

Ghanaian president courts support of business leaders for SDGs implementation

Ghanaian President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Wednesday courted the support of business leaders for the realization and implementation of the UN Sustainable Development...
mental health

Ghana’s health official urges funding for mental health facilities

Health authorities in Ghana could be compelled to shut down the country's mental health facilities due to lack of funds to run them, Chief...
Madam Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey

Ghana’s FM urges African countries to constantly fight corruption

Ghana's Minister for Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey on Friday reminded Africans of the need to constantly fight against corruption and...
Forces of the UN Peacekeeping mission in Mali receive their blue berets in Bamako. Photo: MINUSMA/Blagoje Grujic

Experts discuss 70 years of UN peacekeeping operations

Security experts and scholars on Thursday held discussions on emerging trends in UN peacekeeping operations. The event was organized by Ghana's Ministry of Foreign Affairs...
oil

West Africa needs two million bpd petroleum refinery capacity – expert

The West African sub-region needs at least a two million barrels per day capacity petroleum refinery to meet market demands for finished products in...
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Betraying the Game: FIFA bans Kwesi Nyantakyi for 90 days

The Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) has placed 90-day ban on Mr. Kwesi Nyantakyi, Council Member of the international football controlling body, following...

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