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How a Ghanaian entreprenuer developed wireless earbuds that can translate 40 languages

The wireless earbud is the latest trend in the communication world. And virtually all mobile phone brands are coming out with their version of earbuds. One tech entrepreneur has added innovation to the earbuds economy with his own invention. Danny Manu, a Ghanaian-British man, developed earbuds that auto-translate other languages. According to Keepthefaith, the earbuds can live translate over 40 …

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We cannot withdraw directive, urge members to obtain Ghana card – CAGD

The Controller and Accountant-General’s Department (CAGD) says it cannot withdraw its directive of asking public sector employees to acquire a national identification card by December 1, 2021 or forfeit their salaries. There have been agitations by a section of government workers and unions since the Department issued the directive on Tuesday, October 12, 2021 with some asking the Controller and …

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Ghana, Japan sign two grants agreements worth $36.50 million

Ghana and Japan, have signed a $36.50 million grant agreement for Tema-Motorway Roundabout Phase II construction project and additional funding for the rehabilitation of the National Truck Road N8 (Assin Foso-Assin Praso Section) Phase II. Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, Finance Minister, signed for Ghana, while Mr Araki Yasumichi, Chief Representative, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), Ghana Office, signed for his country. …

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Newmont Akyem Mine presents over GH¢110 million dividend to gov’t for 2021 financial year

Newmont Golden Ridge Limited (Akyem Mine) Tuesday presented GHC110,781,444.45 as dividend to the government for the 2021 financial year. The dividend represented government’s free carried interest share in the Company in the Birim North District of the Eastern Region. Mr Francois Hardy, the Senior Vice President for Africa region, Newmont Golden Ridge Limited, presented the dummy cheque to Mr Samuel …

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Farmers urged to undertake market survey before production

Francis Ennor, the Upper East Regional Director, Department of Agriculture, has urged farmers to always undertake market surveys to determine demand for products before venturing into production. That, he said, would enable them to have a feel of the taste of buyers and consumers and establish agreement with them to avoid post-harvest losses and poor sales. Addressing stakeholders in the …

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Dr Zanetor Agyeman Rawlings empowers women in agribusiness

Dr Zanetor Agyeman Rawlings, the Member of Parliament for Korle-Klottey, has commenced the National Agricultural Capacity and Business Set-up Roadshow to empower young women and persons with disability in agribusiness. She said the project was to reduce the financial burden on the people when they ventured into agribusiness. Dr Agyeman-Rawlings, speaking at the screening and shortlisting of beneficiaries for the Roadshow, said it …

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Increase petrol import from Ghana – NPA boss appeals to sole Burkinabe importer

In a bid to improve petroleum products trade between Ghana and Burkina Faso, the National Petroleum Authority (NPA) is reviewing the export and transit arrangements with Societe Nationale Burkinabe d’Hydrocarbures (SONABHY). SONABHY is the only institution mandated by law to import and distribute petroleum products in Burkina Faso. The review is to among other things strengthen the collaboration between Ghana …

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GPHA Board members pays working visit to Tema Port

The Reconstituted Board of Directors of the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA) has paid a working visit to the Tema Ports and GPHA head office to acquaint themselves with its operations. The Board led by its Chairman, Mr Isaac Osei, as part of the visit toured the Port of Tema, the Marine Section, Golden Jubilee Terminal, Reefer Terminal and …

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Access Bank and Coronation Insurance provide business protection insurance for SMEs

Access Bank and Coronation Insurance have unveiled a Business Protection Insurance Policy to safeguard Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (SMEs) against fire, flood, burglary and personal accidents. Mr Adedayo Arowojolu, the Managing Director of Coronation Insurance, said events in the recent past had shown the disruptive power of fire and flood on business operations, hence the initiative. He said, “We …

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Prez commissions garment manufacturing factory under 1D1F

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Tuesday, 5th October 2021, commissioned ‘MaaGrace Company Ltd’, a garment manufacturing company, operating under Government’s 1-District-1-Factory initiative. The company specialises in the production of utility clothing, uniforms for security forces, hospital scrubs, uniforms for hotels, uniforms for schools and production of standardised uniforms. Equipped with 600 industrial machines, and with the …

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