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I doubt ADB would delist from Ghana Stock Exchange – GSE boss

Managing Director of the Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE) Kofi Yamoah says he doubts report that Agricultural Development Bank (ADB) is working to delist from the market. This follows an earlier report by JoyBusiness that the new majority owners of ADB are looking at pulling the bank off the market. But Mr.Yamoah said he does not think this would happen. He …

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EC selects colours for new regions referendum

The Electoral Commission (EC) has selected Yellow and Brown colors to denote YES and NO respectively on the ballot paper for the December 27 referendum on the creation of six new regions – Ahafo, Bono East, Western North, North East, Savannah, and Oti regions. A statement signed by Mrs Jean Mensa, the EC Chairperson, and copied to the Ghana News …

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Resist discriminatory practices at workplaces – Women urged

Mr Joseph Whittal, Commissioner, Commission for Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) has urged women to resist all discriminatory practices against them at their workplaces to ensure that they enjoy the same rights as their male counterparts. “Don’t sit down, fight for it because you won’t get it on a silver platter,” he urged women. He said this during a …

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2019: An exciting year for Ghanaians

“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams”- Eleanor Roosevelt People often say they hit the street running, which is another way of saying they did their prep work and were ready. One of the most obvious lessons in life is to learn to think quickly and think outside the box. Anytime one is under …

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NPP responds to NDC’s ‘Moment of Truth Series’

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) has responded to Wednesday morning’s press briefing organised by the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), dubbed “Moment of Truth.” The NDC’s newly introduced press briefing series, dubbed, “Moment of Truth” is intended to focus on what the party terms as, “Exposing the failed promises of the Akufo-Addo – Bawumia government.” The maiden edition of the …

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ADB seeks shareholders’ approval to raise 450 million to recapitalise

ADB is moving fast to ensure that it meets the new capital requirement of GHS 400 million. The bank is looking at raising the funds through a renounceable rights issue to raise, in the minimum, GHS 450,000,000 subject to applicable regulatory approvals. It is also hoping to use other capital raising methods to raise the needed capital to cover any …

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First National Bank’s parent agrees to fund new BoG minimum capital requirement

First National Bank Ghana has confirmed that its parent FirstRand Limited will meet Bank of Ghana’s new minimum capital requirement of Four Hundred Million Ghana Cedis (GH¢400,000,000). “First National Bank is committed to serving the needs of our customers in Ghana” said Richard Hudson, CEO of First National Bank Ghana Limited. First National Bank, recently crowned the best emerging brand …

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2012 election petition was decided through prayers – Atuguba opens up

Retired Supreme Court Judge, Justice Williams Atuguba has spoken since delivering judgement on the 2012 election petition. According to him, the verdict of the election petition was decided by the Supreme Court through prayers. “That election petition was decided through prayer by the panel,” he added. Speaking at a lecture series organised by the Catholic Church, Justice Atuguba stressed that …

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REGSEC assesses construction of old Gbewaa Palace

The Northern Regional Security Council (REGSEC) in collaboration with the Yendi Municipal Security Committee, on Tuesday paid a visit to the old Gbewaa Palace in Yendi to assess the level of work done with regards to the construction of a temporary palace. The construction of the palace is to help facilitate the performance of the final funeral rites of the …

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Rawlings, Kufuor, Mahama not eligible to run for President – Prof Azar ‘schools’ Dr Osae

US-based Ghanaian Accounting Professor and a respected voice on legal matters in Ghana, Prof Kwaku Azar has scolded lawyer and governance analyst, Dr. Eric Oduro Osae, for saying that Ghana’s constitution in its current form, cannot be said to be against former presidents who have served two terms already from putting themselves up again to be elected, MyNewsGh.com has filed. …

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