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April, 2017

  • 25 April

    Ghana Cocoa board needs $400m after annual loan disappears – Business Day (registration)

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    Business Day (registration)Ghana Cocoa board needs $400m after annual loan disappearsBusiness Day (registration)Abidjan — Ghana's Cocoa Board (Cocobod) needs about $400m in bridge financing from the country's central bank to cover its operations for the remainder of the cocoa season after its annual syndicated loan ran out early, the industry regulator's CEO ...Ghana Cocobod needs $400 mln to finance rest of cocoa season -CEONasdaqGhana loses nearly $1 bln in export earnings due to cocoa prices: CocobodReuters Africaall 7 news articles »

  • 25 April

    Ghana: Realising Africa’s Agriculture Potential | Daily Maverick – Daily Maverick

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    Daily MaverickGhana: Realising Africa's Agriculture Potential | Daily MaverickDaily MaverickGhana's failure to develop a thriving agricultural sector reflects a trend across the continent. What can African countries do differently to harness their agricultural ...and more »

  • 25 April

    What is external borrowing in context of issuance of $2.5bn bond

    The Minority in Parliament accused the government of three violations: 1. Conflict of interest 2. Borrowing without Cabinet Approval 3. Borrowing without Parliamentary approval The government of Ghana released a press statement through the Ministry of Finance posted on the website of the Ministry but failed to address the issues bordering on conflict of

  • 25 April

    CID Sets Up Financial Forensic Unit

    A Financial Forensic Unit has been set up at the headquarters of the Criminal Investigations Department to tackle criminal activities in the financial sector of the country. It would be responsible for analyzing and interpreting financial and accounting data to build up credible evidence crucial for prosecution.

  • 25 April

    Johannesburg and Accra – Inching Their Way Up the Urban Food Chain

    [The Conversation Africa] Like it or not, we measure the success (or failure) of cities according to broad principles of urban culture inherited largely from the west. This includes quantitative data: infrastructure, transportation, access to health care, education, amenities and so on. Harder to measure, but no less important, are "other" factors like a sense of belonging, community, identity and history.

  • 25 April

    First Malaria Vaccine to Be Rolled Out in Kenya, Ghana and Malawi

    [Nation] Kenya will be among three African countries selected by the World Health Organisation (WHO) to introduce the world's first malaria vaccine.

  • 24 April

    Vice President vows to make Ghana most business friendly in Africa – Myjoyonline.com

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    Myjoyonline.comVice President vows to make Ghana most business friendly in AfricaMyjoyonline.comVice President Dr. Mahamadu Bawumia says government is committed to instituting the necessary reforms and structures to make Ghana the most business-friendly in Africa. Ghana made some marginal progress in improving the environment for doing ...and more »

  • 24 April

    Malaria free Ghana needs support of business community – First Lady – Myjoyonline.com

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    Myjoyonline.comMalaria free Ghana needs support of business community – First LadyMyjoyonline.comFirst Lady Rebecca Akufo-Addo has appealed to the business community to support government in the fight against malaria. The wife of the President said the target of a 'malaria free Ghana' will not be achievable if businesses do not invest in the project.and more »

  • 24 April

    Ghana Gas seals deal with Chinese firm for major gas pipeline project

    The Ghana National Gas Company has signed a deal with Chinese multinational, Yantai Jereh Group, for the construction of an onshore 278 km natural gas pipeline from the Aboadze enclave in the Western Region to the power enclaves at Tema in the Greater Accra Region. The project agreement, dated April 11, 2017, will see the implementation of a previous agreement signed last year between the two companies.

  • 24 April

    Fire burns Tumu Community Centre

    Fire on Saturday night burnt the Tumu Community Centre in the Sissala East District of the Upper West Region. The cause of fire is not immediately known but it is believed to have been caused by power surge while some football lovers were watching a match on a giant screen at the community centre.

  • 24 April

    Accra Will Be Africa’s Cleanest City in 4 Years – President

    [Ghana Star] The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has pledged his commitment to making Accra the cleanest city on the African continent within the next four years.

  • 24 April

    We Didn’t Send Empty Fire Tenders to Coconut Grove

    [Ghana Star] Prince Billy Anaglate, said the public misunderstood what was happening at the scene

  • 24 April

    Nigeria: How We Spent Kano Emirate Funds, Emir Sanusi-Led Council Explains – AllAfrica.com

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    CHANNELS TELEVISIONNigeria: How We Spent Kano Emirate Funds, Emir Sanusi-Led Council ExplainsAllAfrica.comThe Kano State Emirate Council on Monday defended itself over an allegation of financial recklessness, saying it is not true that it has spent over N6 billion in less than three years since former governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, Muhammadu Sanusi, ...Thoughts of A Modern Muslim King: Kano Emir Schools MuslimsNews Ghanaall 43 news articles »

  • 23 April

    Uru: Ghana’s first nationwide online taxi launched – YEN.COM.GH

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    YEN.COM.GHUru: Ghana's first nationwide online taxi launchedYEN.COM.GHUru, an online transportation service, has launched its operations with a first-ever nationwide coverage in Ghana. Click here to get the latest news in Ghana. Uru: Ghana's first nationwide online taxi launched. The launch was held in Accra on Friday.and more »

  • 23 April

    US partners Ghana to fight cyber crime – Citifmonline

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    CitifmonlineUS partners Ghana to fight cyber crimeCitifmonlineThe US government has announced measures to partner Ghana intensify fight against cybercrime in the country. Cybercrime is a major problem confronting financial institutions in the country. Speaking to Citi Business News on the matter, the US ...and more »

  • 23 April

    Ghana: President Akufo-Addo Appeals to Ghanaians to Support His Government

    He told New Patriotic Party supporters and a section of the public in Sunyani that his government was poised to create jobs and reduce poverty, and Ghanaians ought to give him the needed support. President Akufo-Addo was addressing party supporters in Sunyani as part of his two-day official visit to the Brong- Ahafo Region, where he launched the 'planting for food and jobs initiative' in Goaso in the Region.

  • 23 April

    Don’t bring down Nana’s Administration – Chiefs to Minister

    Kinsmen of Deputy Minister for Regional Reorganisation Martin Adjei- Mensah Korsah have advised him to work towards uplifting the administration President Nana Addo Dankwah Akufo-Addo. They observed that his ministry remains unique with its set of challenges that surpass other ministries in view of its strategic positioning in creating new regions in the country warning that any attempt to do things haphazardly will amount to making the president's administration unpopular.

  • 23 April

    President Akufo-Addo Appeals to Ghanaians to Support His Government

    [Ghana Star] President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has appealed to Ghanaians to cooperate and support his government in nation building.

  • 23 April

    Govt Must Begin to Explore Other Mineral Options

    [Ghana Star] As the debate for the government to ban all forms of small scale mining rages on, a former Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Chamber of Mines, Dr Joyce Aryee has suggested that the government considers developing other minerals for the youth to mine apart from gold.

  • 22 April

    Ghana: Government Will Regulate Indecent Social Media Content – President – AllAfrica.com

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    CitifmonlineGhana: Government Will Regulate Indecent Social Media Content - PresidentAllAfrica.comPresident Nana Akufo-Addo on Thursday said his government would institute regulations to guide and control indecent social media content. He said regulating indecent communication was essential and could help control content posted on social media, ...Akufo-Addo slams British Airways for 'poor' service