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Ghana secures US$1.3 billion to purchase next season’s cocoa

Ghana secured a financing facility of 1.3 billion US dollars from a group of international banks for buying of cocoa beans in the coming...
open-defecation

Ghana media declare war on Open Defecation

A group of leading media houses seeking to push for an end to open defecation in Ghana launched their campaign here on Wednesday. The Media...

Ghana opens annual industry fair

The Annual Industrial Fair and Exhibitions organized by the Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) opened here on Tuesday with Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia pledging...
Standard and Poor(S&P)

Fiscal and monetary discipline led to S&P upgrading of Ghana possible – Finance ministry

The Ministry of Finance asserted here on Monday that strong efforts at monetary policy and fiscal management were responsible for the upgrading of Ghana...
video

Rich Ghanaian culture takes center stage on second day of Kofi Annan’s funeral

There was a rare opportunity for Ghanaians and members of the international community present to catch a glimpse of unadulterated Ghanaian culture on display...
Cocoa has been the main cash crop for ghana.

Ghana-Cote d’Ivoire collaboration is turning-point for world cocoa pricing – expert

An agricultural expert hailed here on Friday the decision by Ghana and western neighbors La Cote d’Ivoire to collaborate on various issues relating to...

Ghana spending on WASH sector declines to 0.5 percent – report

Budgetary allocation by government of Ghana to the Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) sector fell from 2.0 percent in 2014 to 0.5 percent in...
Tema Port

Tema port expansion project to yield massive employment-Titus-Glover

Ghana government expects a great impact from the expansion work at the country’s eastern port of Tema, Deputy Minister for Transport, Daniel Nii Kwartei...
birth

Maternal mortality improves in Ghana, but country still far from target – report

Out of 100,000 pregnant women who gave birth (live births) in Ghana between 2011 and last year, 310 died over the period, results of...
Annan Family

Ghana government and Kofi Annan’s family discusses funeral plans

Government of Ghana is in talks with the family of late UN Secretary General Kofi Annan on funeral arrangements for the global statesman, Deputy...
Kofi Annan

Chinese FM sends condolences over death of former UN chief Kofi Annan

Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi has offered condolences over the passing away of former United Nations (UN) chief Kofi Annan. In his...
airline

Ghana finds investors for its international airline

The government of Ghana seeks partners to establish a home-based international airline, Minister for Aviation Cecilia Abena Dapaah has said. "Cabinet gave approval in October...
Ghana @ 60 Freedom Fight Night

Bukom, breeding ground for Ghana’s aspiring boxing champions

Boxing is one of the many well-known sporting disciplines in Ghana. The West African country has a rich boxing history and boasts very talented...
Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo

Ghana-China relations to fly higher on president Akufo-Addo’s – Dorcas Richter

The approaching visit by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo of Ghana to China next month is expected to help deepen the already warm relations...

Ghana outlines roadmap to lift ban on small-scale mining

Early next month government of Ghana would start vetting concessions granted small-scale miners in the country, Minister for Environment, Science and Technology Innovation Kwabena...
deforestation-

Ghana needs paradigm-shift in forest management – expert

A campaigner and Forest Advocate has called on Ghana to have a paradigm-shift in its forest management in order to have sustainable use of...
Ken Ofori-Atta, Minister of Finance

November to mark defining moment in Ghana’s economy – Ofori-Atta

Coming November will be the defining moment in the future of Ghana’s economy, Minister for Finance, Kenneth Ofori-Atta hinted here on Tuesday. Addressing the media...
Taxes

Reduced efforts at tax collection worrying for Ghana – expert

An international resource revenue governance expert has described as worrying the reduced effort by Ghana at revenue mobilization since the beginning of commercial oil...
farmers

Petroleum fund investment benefits Ghanaian peasant farmers – report

As Ghana intends to reinvest its earnings from petroleum exports into other parts of the economy a report issued here late Tuesday revealed that...
Ghana’s investment market

Slower economic activity and profit taking drives down Ghana Stock Exchange index 4.69pp...

The Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE) Composite Index which measures the performance of the stock exchange fell 4.69 percentage points to 11.62 percent half year...
Wood-Exports

Ghana to tighten rules on duty payment at ports of entry

To ensure tax revenue protection, Ghana is set to introduce a new set of rules at its ports of entry to regulate transit trading...
Illicit financial outflows

African countries lethargic to information on illicit financial outflow – Monica Bhatia

Although there is information on illicit financial outflows across the world, Africa seems lethargic in accessing such information to beef up tax compliance and...
capital markets

Ghana industry inflation for June jumps to 7.7 percent

Industry inflation for Ghana inched up 0.6 percentage points to push all industry rate up to 7.7 percent during the month of June, relative...
Banks

Ghana government takes over 5 distressed banks

The government of Ghana has taken over five distressed local banks, merging them into a single entity, the central bank announced here on Wednesday. The...

Ghanaian fisher lament plastic waste interference with their livelihood

Increasing plastic pollution in Ghana’s oceans remains one of the biggest headaches for fishers in the country. Isaac Quaye, an artisanal fisherman at Chorkor, a...
Tomatoes Importation

Ghana’s economic fundamentals well aligned: top banking executive

Ahead of the much awaited mid-year budget review, a senior banking executive on Tuesday gave the economy of Ghana a clean bill of health...
solar aviation lights

Investor sees Africa’s aviation sector growth exceeding global average

An aviation sector investor told CNC TV here on Monday there was great potential for Africa’s aviation sector growth to exceed global average in...
Bank of Ghana

Bank of Ghana pegs benchmark policy rate at 17%

The Bank of Ghana announced on Monday its decision to hold the benchmark policy rate at 17 percent. This decision comes in the wake of...
BRICS spirit

BRICS: Closer cooperation encouraged to amplify voice

Leaders of media organizations from BRICS countries met here on Wednesday, seeking closer cooperation so as to make their voice heard on major international...
Owabi Dam

Ghana builds 570 dams to complement agriculture

The Ghanaian government has started the construction of a total of 570 dams and 15 warehouses in the northern region to aid agricultural development,...

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