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“AFRICA MUST INDUSTRIALISE SO AS TO FUND & IMPLEMENT SDGs” – PRESIDENT AKUFO-ADDO

Posted: September 20, 2017 at 11:47 am   /   Business, Editor's Choice, Featured, Politics, World News

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has stated that African countries would have to change the structure of their economies, from raw material dependent economies to industrialised, value-added economies if they are to fully finance the implementation of the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). According to President Akufo-Addo, several countries on […]

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18 SOEs record GHC791 million losses – Bawumia

Posted: September 20, 2017 at 10:50 am   /   Business, Editor's Choice, Politics

The Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, has said 18 State-Owned Enterprises (SOEs) made combined losses of GH¢791 million last year, in addition to over GH¢13 million financial support and loans they contracted. He, therefore, tasked managers of SOEs to pay attention to commercial viability, fiscal impact and corporate governance issues in order to find solutions […]

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‘CEOs can’t earn more than president – Finance Minister

Posted: September 20, 2017 at 10:45 am   /   Business, Editor's Choice, Politics

Soon no CEO of any State-owned Enterprise (SOE) will earn more than the President, Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta has hinted, saying a rationalisation process will be undertaken to cut salaries and allowances of CEOs whose remuneration is above that of the President. Addressing a policy and governance forum on governance and strategic policy for the […]

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18 State-owned enterprises lost over GH¢700 million

Posted: September 20, 2017 at 10:34 am   /   Business, Editor's Choice, Politics

It is estimated that about eighteen State Owned Enterprises, SOEs made a loss of about seven GH¢791 million last year. This has re-affirmed government’s decision to list several SOEs on the Ghana Stock Market. Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia disclosed this at the opening of a two day forum on ‘SOEs Policy and Governance in […]

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EU team assesses Ghana’s export readiness

Posted: September 20, 2017 at 10:30 am   /   Business, Editor's Choice, Politics

A three-member team of auditors from the Food and Veterinary Office of the European Union (EU) is in the country to assess the quality of Ghana’s vegetables. The audit will enable the EU office on food safety to reconsider a three-year-old embargo on vegetables export from Ghana to the EU Market. The auditors who are […]

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We know Free SHS won’t be cheap; we’re ready to fund it – Bawumia

Posted: September 20, 2017 at 10:24 am   /   Editor's Choice, Education, Politics

The Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has maintained that the government is ready to spend a billion of cedis to sustain its flagship programme – Free SHS Policy. About 486 million cedis has been earmarked to fund the initial stage of the policy which began this year. An estimated 420,000 students entering Senior High School […]

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DECLARATION OF THURSDAY, 21ST SEPTEMBER, 2017 AS A PUBLIC HOLIDAY

Posted: September 19, 2017 at 10:07 am   /   Editor's Choice, Politics

The general public is hereby informed that Thursday, 21st September, 2017 which marks the birthday of           Osagyefo Dr. Kwame Nkrumah, declared KWAME NKRUMAH MEMORIAL DAY, is a public holiday and should be observed as such throughout the country. Signed: AMBROSE DERY (MP) MINISTER FOR THE INTERIOR

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NO EXCUSE TO DROP OUT OF SCHOOL AGAIN

Posted: September 18, 2017 at 5:27 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Education, Featured, Politics

A deputy Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Export Promotion, Authority Mr Akilu Sayibu, has appealled to the youth to take advantage of the free senior high school education introduced by government under President Akufo Addo to make them productive in future. The deputy CEO made this admonition when he addressed some youth groups at […]

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Ghana to record first balance of trade surplus in 20 years – Report

Posted: September 18, 2017 at 4:08 pm   /   Business, Politics, World News

According to a report released by BMI, the research arm of the Fitch Ratings Agency, Ghana’s economy is expected to record its first balance of trade surplus in 20 years.

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PRESIDENT TO PROPOSE LEGISLATION TO ESTABLISH FOUNDERS DAY AND KWAME NKRUMAH MEMORIAL DAY

Posted: September 18, 2017 at 1:19 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Politics

It is unfortunate that, 60 years after independence, the history of the events leading to it continues to be embroiled in unnecessary controversy, due largely to partisan political considerations of the moment. It is clear that successive generations of Ghanaians made vital contributions to the liberation of our country from imperialism and colonialism. It is, […]

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