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Akufo-Addo meets president of StarTimes Group

The President, Nana Akufo-Addo on Monday, met the President of StarTimes Group at Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing, China, during his stay in Beijing, for the Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation. Mr Pang Xinxing introduced Startimes’ operation in African market and noted that achieving “digital migration” of TV …

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The UK is sending Adoboli back to Ghana

Kweku Adoboli, the investment banker who went to the UK when he was four years old, but found himself at the wrong side of the law while working for Swiss banker UBS and was jailed for causing the loss of (£1.8bn) approximately $2.3 billion has been detained by the Home …

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China promises another $60b for African countries

The Chinese president, Xi Jinping has pledged another $60 billion in aid, investments and loans to African countries. He made the pledge at the ongoing Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) in Beijing. In 2015 China made a similar $60 billion pledge to Africa. The pledge includes $15 billion of aid, …

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Ghana, China sign eight cooperation agreements

Ghana and China have signed eight Co-operation Agreements and Memoranda of Understanding, in different sectors of their respective economies. The Agreements, signed on Saturday after  bilateral talks between President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and the Chinese Leader, Mr Xi Jingping, as part of the President’s state visit to China, are …

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China, Ghana relationship must take the lead in Africa – Xi Jinping

Chinese President Mr. Xi Jinping, has stated his preparedness to work with President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, to ensure that relations between Ghana and China take the lead on the African continent. He said that the “deep historic bond” between China and Ghana, nurtured by leaders such as Mao Zedong, …

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Pakistani group condemns assault on Ghanaian reporter by politician

Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) in a letter to Nana Akufo-Addo, President of the Republic of Ghana has expressed concern over the attack on Jerry Azanduna, a senior reporter with the Ghana News Agency (GNA) in Bawku, in the Upper East region of Ghana. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in his …

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Africa warned against copying China’s development model

Professor Li Anshan, Director, Africa Research Centre, Peking University of China, has cautioned Africa against copying the development models of China and other developed nations. He said such moves could be a recipe for disaster for Africa economies because their natural environment, cultures and histories were different from China and …

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Coca Cola to buy global coffee brand Costa for $5.1b

The Coca Cola Company today announced it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Costa Limited, a press release copied to ghanabusinessnews.com has said. Coca Cola says the acquisition of Costa from parent company Whitbread PLC for $5.1 billion will give it a strong coffee platform across parts of Europe, …

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 US-Africa partners update strategies on regional border security  

Representatives from the governments of the United States of America, Ghana, Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, Kenya, Nigeria, and Togo have participated in a regional border security strategic partners seminar, in Accra. The seminar, which was held, on Wednesday, took place at the West African Regional Training Center (RTC) , which …

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