COCOBOD bans harmful weedicides

March 23, 2020 The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) has banned the use of 2, 4 – Dinitrophenol weedicides as it is harmful to human health. The 2,4-dinitrophenol (DNP) is known as a weight loss agent with...

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CORONANOMICS : BoG takes swift action to keep economy on front foot

March 20, 2020 Cuts policy rates by 150 basis points to 14.5 percent Up to GH¢100 MoMo transfer is free MoMo thresholds shoot up Bank envisages GDP growth dropping to 2.5% The Central Bank has taken a...

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Producer Price Inflation drops to 11.8% in February

March 20, 2020 Inflation from producers perspective in the country has dropped to 11.8 percent in February 2020, data from the Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) has shown. This rate represents a 2.7...

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Bank of Ghana cuts policy rate by 150 basis points over Coronavirus [COVID-19]

March 19, 2020 The Bank of Ghana has reduced its benchmark policy rate by 150 basis points as its first response to the strain that the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is imposing on the economy. The...

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African governments must review their budgets – ECA

March 17, 2020 The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) has suggested African governments to review their budgets to reprioritise spending towards mitigating the expected negative impacts from...

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Ghana, anchor of security in West Africa — German Envoy

March 13, 2020 The Deputy Ambassador of Germany to Ghana, Mr Hans-Helge Sander, has lauded Ghana as the anchor of security in West Africa. “Ghana has shown leadership in border security, which is one of...

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$100m Awaits COVID-19 – President Akufo-Addo

March 12, 2020 The government has released $100 million (about GH¢553 million) to enhance the country’s preparedness and response plan towards the prevention of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) should it...

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Ghana increases food exports

March 12, 2020 The export of foodstuffs to neighbouring countries has soared in the last five years, buoyed by the agricultural flagship programme, Planting for Food and Jobs, data from the Ministry of...

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Government investing heavily in educational infrastructure – President Akufo-Addo

March 9, 2020 President Nana Akufo-Addo says his government is investing heavily in the provision of educational infrastructure in senior high schools across the country, particularly in those running...

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Ghana targets increased timber trade following EU licensing, certification

March 4, 2020 Ghana is hoping to revive its dwindling timber trade with the European Union through a Voluntary Partnership Agreement programme. Decline in the volume of premium species like...

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