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Report on HIV prevalence in Ghana

New study finds some countries have five-fold disparities in numbers of people infected with HIV SEATTLE–Despite the rapid scale-up of antiretroviral therapy (ART) since 2000,...
Tema West Municipal Assembly

Krowor Municipal Assembly and Tema West Municipal Assembly fight over rates

Companies operating within the Spintex light industrial area should not to pay rates and bills to the Krowor Municipal Assembly since they are within...
Ken Ofori-Atta, Minister of Finance

Ghana requires sustainable measures to provide jobs

The Finance Minister, Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, says the government’s decision to employ some 100,000 graduates under the Nation Builders’ Corps (NBC) is a right...
President Nana Akufo-Addo

African countries urged not to depend on charity

Africa shall move beyond aid and its people would work to make the Continent prosperous and a dynamic member of the world community, President...

Tanzania rates hotels in northern tourism circuit

The Tanzanian government has graded 230 hotel facilities in the country's northern tourism circuit, a senior official announced Thursday. Gaudence Milanzi, permanent secretary in the...

Lower non-oil sector growth and high lending rates to hamstring Ghana’s economy in 2017

A leading think tank, Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA), expressed fears here on Thursday about Ghana’s ability to attain its growth rate targets...
World Boxing Union

Rates For Freedom Fight Night Out

Rates for the Freedom Fight Night on Saturday March 11 has been announced by Street Wise Promotions and Errol Hawk Boxing Management in Accra. According...
South africa Currency Rands

17 South African Banks Accused Of Manipulating Country’s Currency Rates

Global giants Barclays, JP Morgan and HSBC are among 17 banks named as part of the two-year investigation. Banks colluded, using online chat rooms to...
Dollars

Global community shall be prepared for stronger dollar, higher interest rates – Lagarde

Christine Lagarde, the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), said here on Sunday that plans by the Trump administration to launch a...

Residents Near Busy Roads Have Dementia Rates

People who live near major roads have higher rates of dementia, research published in the Lancet suggests. About 10% of dementia cases in people living...

Investors Dump T-Bills Over Rates Decline

Investors have begun ditching treasury bills and now exploring other investment instruments in the country over the continuous significant decline in TBill rates in...

Exporters expecting volatile forex rates

Chinese exporters have remained calm after the US presidential election result, saying they had prepared for inevitable exchange rate fluctuations, and see little impact...

US sets preliminary dumping rates on HEDP from China

The U.S. Commerce Department on Friday announced its preliminary affirmative determination in the antidumping duty (AD) investigation against imports of 1-hydroxyethylidene-1,1-diphosphonic acid (HEDP) from...
U.S. President Barack Obama speaks about the economy and corporate tax inversions in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington D.C., capital of the United States, April 5, 2016. (Xinhua/Yin Bogu)

Obamacare To Increase Rates

Health insurance premiums for plans sold through the federal online exchanges will increase an average of 25 percent, significantly higher than the increase in...
UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Ghana far from Sustainable Development Goals despite gains

International collaborative Global Burden of Disease enterprise offers insights into progress and challenges in achieving the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals SEATTLE – By successfully combatting...

Bank of England Rates Stays The Same

The Bank of England unanimously voted to leave interest rates unchanged this month but said it could move to cut rates again, as soon...

Kenya to introduce limits on bank loans

The Kenyan president, Uhuru Kenyatta, has defied opposition from the central bank and industry and signed legislation that imposes limits on bank lending and...
video

Miss Ghana rates Jamestown Fisherman TV Series as the Best Ever

When it comes to local Television series, with fully packed, rib cracking and exciting series in every episode, ‘James Town Fisherman’ is so far...

Study: Hispanic adults have longer life span than other ethnicities

Researchers at the University of California Los Angeles report the blood of Hispanics ages slower than that of white people, as well as most...

Australia’s Central Bank reduces rates

Australia's central bank has cut the official cash rate to a new record low 1.5 percent on Tuesday as inflation "remains quite low" despite...
gold

Gold Gained Following Feds Steady Hold On Rates

Gold edged up on Thursday, clinging to gains from the previous session when it rose 1.5 percent to a two-week high, on a weaker...

Rates for World XI and Black Stars game released

The Vodafone Unity Match 2016, which is aimed at promoting peace and unity before, during and after the general elections will have the former...
AFP/File / Saul Loeb Between 1990 and 2014, an average of 56 million abortions took place each year worldwide, reported the study, published in the medical journal The Lancet

Study Shows That 56 million Abortions Are Done Every Year

Between 1990 and 2014, an average of 56 million abortions took place each year worldwide, reported the study, published in the medical journal The...
mining

Investors Ponder Over Fed Rates Gives Gold a Slip

Gold dropped toward the lowest level in a month as investors weighed the outlook for U.S. interest rates before a speech by Federal Reserve...

Ghana’s Economy Dying Amid High Interest Rates

Local business owners are lamenting over government’s excessive borrowing from the domestic market, describing it as a development that locks out the private sector...

Ahmed Adams Gives Ghana’s League High Rating

Asante Kotoko guardsman, Ahmed Adams has rubbished claims that the Ghana Premier League is a mediocre league. The local top-flight championship have come...

Customers of Barclays Bank to Enjoy Rates Cut

Barclays Bank Tanzania Product Manager, Mr Valence Luteganya Addressing journalists in Dar es Salaam during the launching campaign, the Barclays Bank Tanzania Product Manager,...

Frimpong Manso Gives Avram Grant Coaching an Average Mark

Former Ghana defender Frimpong Manso considers the performance of Avram Grant as coach of the Black Stars as average. The former Chelsea boss...

Construction Companies Crippled By High Interests Rates

An estate developer, Mr Frank Aboagye Danyansah has said many real estate developers in Ghana are being forced out of business and are cutting...
Ope Wemi Jones - Head of Inclusive Banking at Access Bank receiving the award on behalf of the Bank

Access Bank wins Women?s Market Champion honours in Brazil

The Bank received the distinguished award alongside banks across the world, which have implemented successful women market programmes. The Women?s Market Champion award is...