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Hearts appoints Mortagbe as new Managing Director

Accra Hearts of Oak has appointed Neil Armstrong Mortagbe as its Managing Director for the next two years. Information gathered by GNA Sports indicates Mortagbe will know the length of his appointment after serving a purported three months probation. He is expected to be on a 3,000 dollars monthly salary …

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Judgment Debt Commission resumes sitting

The Commission of Inquiry established by President John Dramani Mahama to inquire into Judgment Debts Payments and other related matters will resume public sittings from Monday July 15, to Wednesday July 17. A statement signed by Mr. George William Dove, Public Relations Officer of the Commission, copied to the Ghana …

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Prices of commodities drop in Koforidua market

Prices of commodities, particularly foodstuffs, continue to drop at the Koforidua Market, a Ghana News Agency weekly survey has revealed. The reduction of prices is attributed to the onset of the rains as well as the harvesting of crops such as cassava, cocoyam, and plantain. A heap of cassava or …

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Ethiopian Diaspora Business Forum focuses on investing in agribusiness

The 8th edition of the Ethiopian Diaspora Business Forum organized by the Ethiopian American, an Ethiopian Diaspora business and investment group will focus on ‘Investing in agri-business: Opportunities and Challenges for Diaspora Investors.’ A press release issued on July 12, 2013, said the forum will among other things discuss specific …

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Media urged to deepen partnership with government

Joseph Nii Afotey-Agbo, Volta Regional Minister, has asked the Media to deepen its partnership with government for accelerated national development. Speaking at a Press Soiree in Ho, Nii Afotey-Agbo said the government respected the essential role of the media as agents for holding government accountable to the people and for …

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Commit Resources to Disaster Management – President Mahama

President John Dramani Mahama on Thursday directed all Municipal, Metropolitan and District Assemblies (MMDAs) to, as a matter of urgency commit resources to fund disaster management activities in their areas of jurisdiction. He said MMDAs should only call on central government for assistance if those disasters in their areas were …

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Students’ group calls for women empowerment

The All- African Students Union (AASU), has called on African governments to review their policies and programmes towards the empowerment and strengthening of women participation in governance and economic activities. The AASU also asked the international community, particularly African governments, to devote more attention to education, health and environment and …

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Trade between China and Nigeria reached $18b in 2010

According to the Organization for Economic Corporation and Development (OECD), trade between China and Nigeria reached nearly $18 billion in 2010, almost ten times more than just a decade ago. President Goodluck Jonathan together with African business leader and philanthropist Tony O. Elumelu will be part of a high powered …

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AfDB’s Africa50 fund to explore opportunities for financing Africa’s infrastructure

The African Union Commission (AUC), the UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the African Development Bank (AfDB) plan to explore opportunities for financing Africa’s infrastructure and in particular, through the AfDB’s Africa 50 Fund at a meeting. The meeting which will be held in Tunis will also be dedicated …

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World Bank, UNFPA simplify procurement of health supplies

The World Bank Group has released a new standard agreement form to make it easier for the Bank’s borrowers to procure reproductive health supplies through the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). The new agreement is a result of an ongoing partnership between the Bank and UNFPA to advance women’s health …

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