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Ghana inflation rate inches up to 9.3% in March

The year-on-year inflation rate for March 2019 inched up to 9.3 per cent in March, up 0.1 percentage point from the previous rate of 9.2 per cent in February. Mr David Yenukwa Kombat, the Acting Deputy Government Statistician, at a press briefing in Accra, said the monthly change in March …

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Akufo-Addo begins tour of new regions on Wednesday

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo will start a five-day tour of some of the new regions on Wednesday, April 10, to gain first-hand knowledge of their development challenges, inspect ongoing projects and commission completed ones. The regions to be toured include Western North, Ahafo and Bono East. The President would …

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Ghana Building Code launched in Upper East

The Ghana Building Code has been launched in Navrongo, Upper East Region, by the Ghana Standards Authority to provide key specifications for building and construction works in the Region and across the country. The launch was part of government’s efforts to ensure the safety of citizens. Metropolitan, municipal and district …

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PPP arrangements weak in Ghana – Report

Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, Ghana (FES) has identified weak competitiveness in the Public Private Partnership (PPP) arrangements in Ghana. The FES said local assemblies prefer the build-operate-transfer and design-build-operate categories of PPP that mostly supplement their infrastructural challenges. This was contained in a FES Research report titled: “Public Private Partnerships in Ghana: Interrogating …

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Ghana Parliament approves $100m loan for military housing

Parliament has approved a loan facility of $100 million for the Ministry of Defence for the construction of a Housing Project and other rehabilitation works for the Ghana Armed Forces. The commercial agreement between Ghana and Poly Changda Overseas Engineering Company Limited and Poly Technologies of China is for the …

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