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Photo taken on March 25, 2015 shows a supermarket shelf of "Oreo", which used to be a brand of Kraft Foods Group, at a supermarket in Ner York, the United States. Ketchup maker H.J. Heinz Company and Kraft Foods Group agreed on Wednesday to merge in a deal that would create the fifth largest food and beverage company in the world, with about 28 billion U.S. dollars in annual revenue. (Xinhua/Wang Lei)

Ghanaian Supermarkets Asked to Promote Locally Manufactured Goods

The Government, through the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA), has begun a campaign to encourage supermarkets and foreign retail shops in the country to...
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Kempinski buys US$1.6 million of foodstuff locally

The Kempinski Gold Coast City Hotel in Accra, sources 1.6 million dollars of foodstuff and products every year from the Ghanaian market. The General Manager...
Seeds

Tanzania to waive levies, taxes on locally produced seeds to boost agriculture

Tanzania is set to waive some of the levies and taxes imposed on locally produced seeds in the east African nation in a move...
Court

Community Policing Assistant Granted Bail

A Tarkwa Circuit Court has granted bail in the sum of 40,000 Ghana cedis with two sureties to a community policing assistant for the...
shs

Government urged to review SHS uniform policy – Amakomhene

The government has been urged to review the uniform and clothing policy of the senior high schools (SHS) to give preference to locally made...

Police Nab Suspected Robbers In Kumasi

A suspected robber, who has been on the police wanted list for some time now, has been gunned down and two of his colleagues,...
Golf

GIS Launch After-School Golf Development Programme

Ghana International School (GIS), in collaboration with the Achimota Golf Club (AGC), have launched an after-school Golf Development Programme, as part of the School’s...
law

2 Men Face Charegs Of Unlawful Entry And Stealing

A Kumasi Circuit Court has remanded into prison custody two men over the theft of a flat screen television and mobile phone. Emmanuel Akalu, 20,...
Kenya

Kenya says to strengthen inspection bodies to boost credibility

Kenya Accreditation Service (KENAS) Chief Executive Officer Sammy Milgo told a media briefing in Nairobi that the move will help to boost the credibility...
Bomb

Nigeria unveils locally made bomb detonator

The device could be used for demolition of Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) and unexploded bombs, said Gabriel Ode, the Deputy Commandant of the National...
rice

60% of Ghana’s Rice Is Produced Locally

President John Dramani Mahama has said 60% of rice consumed in Ghana is produced locally. The president, who was a guest on TV3’s New Day...
Zika

U.S. records its first locally transmitted Zika virus case

Dallas County Health and Human Services said in a statement that the patient was infected with the virus after having sexual contact with an...
Melcom -Made- In- Ghana Festival

Melcom outdoors locally manufactured products in Accra

Addressing the Journalists at the launch in Accra, the Director of Communications of Melcom Group, Mr Godwin Avenorgbor, noted that local manufacturers are producing...
electricity

Kenya’s electricity distributor to locally source for materials

Kenya's electricity distributor on Monday called on local investors to manufacture electrical materials and reap 68 million U.S. dollars has been spending annually on...

Companies to use locally produced fruits for soft drinks in Uganda

Meeting officials from Coca-Cola and Pepsi this week, the President noted that Uganda can easily outcompete other players in the production of coffee, banana...

Spio-Garbrah slams parliament over China chairs

The Minister of Trades and Industry, Dr. Ekow Spio-Garbrah has chastised Members of Parliament (MPs) for importing Chinese chairs to furnish Ghana?s Parliament and...
Mr James Appiah-Berko, GPPCA President,

Non-compliance to textbook policy affecting publishers

The Ghana Printers and Paper Converters Association (GPPCA) says government?s failure to abide by its policy to purchase 60 per cent of textbooks for...

Promoting Locally Made Drinks and the Signing of EPA

Kojo Nunoo, Deputy MD of Kasapreko Kojo Nunoo, Deputy Managing Director of Kasapreko Company Limited, has expressed concern about the inadequate patronage of locally-manufactured...

It will be prudent to locally invest petroleum funds

A civil society group, ISODEC, has proposed an urgent amendment of the Petroleum Revenue Management Act to allow the country invest the petroleum funds...

Two okada robbers arrested with pistols-Police

The two Okada armed robbers paraded at Onitsha Area command office By Ebere Suzy Okoye Some minute after a security meeting hold at Onitsha Area Command,...

Antiretrovirals Must Be Produced Locally In Africa?GAC

Dr Joseph Kwadzo Amuzu, Director for Policy and Planning of the Ghana AIDS Commission, on Monday said there was the need for Africa to...

NGO Appeals To Gov’t To Buy Locally Anti-Retroviral Drugs

The Greater Accra chapter of NAP+ Ghana, a non-governmental organisation (NGO), on Monday appealed to Government to support the purchasing of locally made Anti-Retroviral...

Footballers urged to ply their trade locally in order to gain experience

Terriecia Richardson-Taiwo, a FIFA licenced agent, on Thursday advised the country?s aspiring footballers to ply their trade locally in order to gain experience that would...

Newmont says 80% of earnings is spent locally and denies wrongdoing.

Newmont Ghana says almost 80% of its earnings from gold sales were retained in the country in 2012, contrary to recent claims that it...

Electric meters locally manufactured endorsed

The Deputy Minister for Energy and Petroleum in charge of Power, John Abdulai Jinapor, says locally-manufactured electric meters are proving to be of higher...

Ban Importation of Goods Manufactured Locally

An NGO, Centre for Democratic Governance in Africa, has urged the Federal Government to ban the importation of goods manufactured locally to promote...

ERA report released projects a 40% increament in cocoa processing locally

  Ghana is projected to increase its local processing of cocoa to 40% in the coming years, according to the 2013 Economic Report on Africa...

Maku tasks local manufacturers on quality

The Minister of Information, Mr Labaran Maku, on Tuesday called on local manufacturers to improve the quality of their products to boost patronage. The...

Small, Medium manufacturers task FG on importation of locally produced items

The Nigerian Association of Small and Medium Enterprises has urged the Federal Government to formulate policies to checkmate the importation of items that were...

Barclays Launches New Bancassurance Products

Barclays Bank Ghana, in partnership with Hollard of South Africa, represented locally by Metropolitan Insurance, has introduced three new Bancassurance products. The new products, Motor...