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Shippers Authority signs MoU with Burkina to promote transit trade

The Ghana Shippers’ Authority (GSA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with its Burkinabe counterpart, Burkina Shippers’ Council (CBC) to facilitate transit trade between the two countries. The MoU would define a bilateral cooperation between the two institutions, which is aimed at strengthening their roles in the promotion and implementation …

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Expansion of port will create more employment – Minister

Mr Daniel Nii Kwartei Titus-Glover, the Deputy Minister of Transport has revealed that the expansion of the Tema Harbour would boost government’s employment creation. With the bulk handling jetty, six mobile harbour cranes and additional new tugboats and a security patrol boat, additional hands would be needed, he added. The …

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Ghana to supply Burkina Faso with 100 megawatts of electricity daily

Ghana will supply Burkina Faso with 100 megawatts of electricity daily after the completion of the 225 kilovolt (kv) Bolgatanga-Ouaguadougou interconnection project. Even though the project has not been completed fully, Ghana has managed to export around 50 to 65 megawatts of power to Burkina- Faso through its existing 161 …

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GNPFA to undertake nationwide biometric registration of poultry farmers

The Ghana National Poultry Farmers Association (GNPFA) is to undertake a nationwide biometric registration exercise of poultry farms and farmers to promote the poultry business. The Association is to embark on the registration to enable it to collect reliable industry data to aid proper planning, to influence policy formulation, decision-making …

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Notorious robber arrested at Aflao

Julius Gbede, 23, alias “Bible,” said to be a notorious criminal, and on police wanted list since 2015, has been nabbed at his hideout at Agblazume, a village on the Ghana-Togo border, near Aflao. Gbede, a native of Aflao, was picked up alongside two others – Kofi Kunya, alias Sponsor, …

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More students benefit from GMC scholarship programme

Seventy six students have recieved scholarship from the Ghana Manganese Company (GMC) at Nsuta Wassa. Fifty three of the students who are from various tertiary institutions received GHc2,800 as scholarship , while the remaining twenty three in second cycle had GHc700 each as bursary. The scholarship programme was instituted in …

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Regulators in financial sector urged to engage more with investors

Mr. Kojo Addae-Mensah, Group Chief Executive Officer of the Databank Group, says regulators in Ghana’s financial sector must be open to engage potential investors, who seek to offer new and innovative products in order to become competitive. According to him, there was enough capital in the outside market, with investors …

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Middlemen still adulterating palm oil – Vision World Network

Dr Francis Adarkwa, the Executive Director of the Vision World Network (VWN)an agro-based NGO says research by the Network has revealed that middlemen  continue to account for the adulteration of palm oil across the country. He said the perpetrators of the act carry out the disgusting practice on their way …

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KAIPC Commandant lauds the Konrad Adenauer Foundation

Air Vice Marshall Griffiths S. Evans, Commandant, Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre (KAIPTC), has lauded the Konrad Adenauer Foundation for their continuous effort and commitment to promote the Women Peace and Security Agenda. “It has been observed that, though there are no legal or regulatory barriers against women’s enlistment …

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World Bank to support Ghana with $50million in the fight against Galamsey -Country Director

The World Bank is to support Ghana with an amount of $50 million dollars in the fight against illegal mining and the wanton degradation of the environment. The issue of illegal mining also known as Galamsey in the local parlance has become a crisis management issue for the country over …

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