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Ghana’s cocoa products attract Chinese interest at Hangzhou Expo

The Ghana’s stand at the International Tea and Coffee Expo in Hangzhou, China was the toast of hundreds of Chinese, as they visited the stand to have a taste of the cocoa products on exhibition. On the day set aside to honour Ghana, the Ghanaian stand was visited by the Chinese Minister for Agriculture and Rural Affairs, Mr Han Changfu …

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NDC is a cocaine dealers party – Adomako Baafi alleges

A former Director of Communications for the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP), Yaw Adomako Baafi claims the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has no coequals when it comes to trading in cocaine. He further alleged that some elements within the umbrella family have been engaging in cocaine business for the past years and that they passed through the VIP lounge …

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Hearts thump Sharks to seal Group B top position

Accra Hearts of Oak secured a 3-1 victory over Elmina Sharks at the Accra Sports Stadium on Sunday, to seal the top spot position in Group B of the ongoing Normalisation Committee(NC) Special competition. By the results, Hearts are the winners of the group regardless of what happens in the last round of matches. Hearts had the lion share of …

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Ecobank Ghana to leverage digital platform to promote cash-lite agenda

Ecobank Ghana will continue to leverage on its digital platform to support government’s agenda to deepen financial inclusion and promote a cash-lite society as well as to enhance customers’ satisfaction. Mr Daniel Sackey, Managing Director, said through its bank-wide digitization agenda over the last two years, the bank had been able to improve accessibility and convenience to esteemed customers. Currently, …

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2.3 million dollar electrification project commissioned at New Abirem

Mr William Owuraku Aidoo, the Deputy Minister of Energy in-charge of Power has commissioned a $2.3 million electrification project aimed at improving the economic fortunes of residents in the New Abirem Constituency. The project connected 25 rural communities across the constituency to electricity and is expected to benefit over 2000 inhabitants of the area. Among the beneficiary communities are; Koti …

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NIA authorized Sunday registration of Church members

The National Identification Authority (NIA) has stated that it authorized the registration of members of some Churches within the Accra West Zone on Sunday May 19, 2019. According to the Authority, the Churches offered their premises as registration centres for the duration of the Mass Registration exercise which is ongoing and in return, they requested that the NIA considers dedicating …

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VGMAs 2019: Shatta Wale, Stonebwoy arrested over chaos on stage

The Ghana Police Service on Sunday, May 19, 2019, arrested two of Ghana’s biggest musicians, Livingstone Etse Satekla popularly known in showbiz circles as Stonebwoy and Charles Nii Armah (Shatta Wale) over a brawl that ensued at the just ended Vodafone Ghana Music Awards. The camp of Stonebwoy and Shatta Wale clashed on stage when Stonebwoy was announced as the …

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Salt importation stifling local salt wining industry

Some artisanal salt winers are lamenting about salt importation into the country, a situation they say is threatening their livelihood. Leader of the Ada Songor Salt Cooperative, Aaron Larweh Hushie said the excessive importation does not favour the local salt producers in the country. He said government’s decision to subsidize imports on salt from Brazil and other countries coupled with …

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MTN records GH¢1.6bn profit-before-tax for 2018

MTN Ghana posted profit-before-tax of GH¢1.6 billion for 2018, representing an increase of 16.5 per cent over the previous year’s while earnings per share remained GH¢0.067. The company also recorded a market capitalisation of GH¢9.7 billion, making it the third largest listed company on the Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE). Ishmael Yamson, Chairman of MTN Ghana, who disclosed this on Tuesday …

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Banking industry’s stakeholders urged to restore market confidence

Players in Ghana’s banking sector have been urged to take steps to restore customers confidence following the collapse of some banks between 2017 and 2018. The Editor-in-chief of Integrity Magazine Rev. Kennedy Okuson, made the call at a roundtable discussion organised by the Magazine on Tuesday in Accra. He tasked major players in the financial sector to implement policies that …

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