EU grants Ghana €40 million under Economic Partnership Agreement

March 4, 2019 The government has signed a €40-million budget support agreement with the European Union (EU). The grant is to support the country’s national development framework, which focuses on...

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Electronic payment for public services starts July — Vice President

February 13, 2019 Payment for services in the public sector will be digitised from July this year to ensure cashless government business, the Vice-President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, has announced. The move, he...

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Third German-African Business Summit takes place in Accra

February 12, 2019 Over 500 German and sub-Saharan African high-ranking business executives and government representatives have arrived in Ghana for the third German-African Business Summit (GABS). The...

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Boost for farmers – President launches commodity platform

November 7, 2018 President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo yesterday rang the bell to launch the Ghana Commodity Exchange (GCE), a platform for buying and selling agricultural commodities in the country. The...

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Ghana re-elected onto ITU Council

November 6, 2018 Ghana has retained its seat on the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) Council. Ghana placed sixth out of the 13 countries elected for the ITU Council for Region D, Africa. The...

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Ghana to market clear prospects in its oil industry at Africa Oil Week

November 6, 2018 Managers of the country’s upstream oil and gas sector are set to make a strong case for Ghana at the ongoing Africa Oil Week (AOW) in Cape Town, South Africa few weeks after the launch of...

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President Akufo-Addo attends conference in Berlin on G-20 compact with Africa

October 29, 2018 President Akufo-Addo departed Ghana on Saturday (October 27) for a conference on the G-20 Compact with Africa, taking place in Berlin, Germany between October 29-31. A statement from the...

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The impact of blockchain on the mining industry in Africa. Miners are you ready for the future?

October 23, 2018 There is a quiet revolution in the technology space called blockchain. One would ask: “What exactly is it and why is it important to players in Africa’s mining industry?” What is...

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Rise in public debt stifling growth

June 5, 2018 Sub-Saharan Africa is confronting a pronounced rise in public debt. At the end of 2017, average public debt in the region was 57% of its GDP – an increase of 20 percentage points in just...

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Bosch Ghana Unveils ‘Pay Small Small’ Scheme

May 24, 2018 Bosch Power Tools Ghana Limited has introduced a scheme aimed at assisting artisans across the country to own its products by making payment in installments via an electronic payment...

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