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Takoradi-Tarkwa railway ready for free passenger service

The Ghana Railway Company Limited (GRCL) has successfully completed its reformation exercise on the Tarkoradi-Tarkwa Railway line and urged the public to patronize its services for free on the stretch beginning Tuesday January 28. The GRCL said it was fully prepared to begin passenger services after concurrent test run on …

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We’re still committed to fighting corruption – Ghana government

Government has re-affirmed its commitment to fighting corruption at every level of national life and would continue to improve the Corruption Perception Index (CPI) and the Global Corruption Barometre (GCB) scores. “The Akufo-Addo administration wishes to remind Ghanaians and its major stakeholders that it remains committed to fight against corruption …

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President Akufo-Addo to visit Saudi Arabia

Madam Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration and her Saudi counterpart, Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud on Sunday announced that President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo will be paying a State visit to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia from February 7-8. This came to light when …

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Mobilize revenue to support central government – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has charged district assemblies to mobilize enough revenue to support the central government to fast track development throughout the country. He asked district assemblies to focus and work on the national digital addressing and property registration system to aid spatial planning and revenue mobilization. Mr …

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Israel is for ‘Ghana beyond aid’ – Ambassador

Ms Shani Cooper, Ambassador of the State of Israel to Ghana, Liberia and Sierra-Leone has reiterated Israel’s support for Government’s “Ghana beyond aid” agenda and investing in making the local economy resilient. She said, “apart from government to government, business to business and people to people cooperation,” the State of …

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Nominations opened for Ghana Entrepreneurs and Corporate Executives Awards 2020

The Entrepreneurs Foundation of Ghana (EFG) has opened nominations for this year’s Ghana Entrepreneurs and Corporate Executive Awards, which would mark the tenth anniversary since its inception. The Ghana Entrepreneurs and Corporate Executives Awards is an initiative of (EFG) in collaboration with the Ministry of Business Development and sponsored by …

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Japan government assists three organisations in Ghana with $245,633 Grant

The Japan Government through the Grassroots Human Security Project (GGHSP) has assisted three organisations to construct Boreholes in Binduri, a Primary School Block at Nyohini, and a CHPS Compound at Baaya, totaling $245,633. The GGHSP Grant Contract signed at the Residence of the Japan Ambassador to Ghana, Tsutomu Himeno was …

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Let’s fight Neglected Tropical Diseases to reduce poverty – GHS

Dr Benjamin Marfo, the Programmes Manager for the NTDs programme, Ghana Health Service (GHS), has called on the public to help fight Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) to do away with poverty. He said NTDs increased the cycle of poverty, and needed to be controlled to enhance the financial ability of …

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NCCE to organize debate for Presidential candidates

The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) on Friday said it will organize three Presidential Candidates’ Debate in three zones: Northern, Middle and Southern in September, October and November in collaboration with Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (GBC). The Commission would also organize Parliamentary Candidates’ Debate in all 275 constituencies and undertake …

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Moody’s changes Ghana outlook to positive from stable, affirms B3 rating

Yesterday January 24, 2019, Moody’s Investors Service issued a statement on Ghana noting that it has affirmed the government’s long-term issuer and seniour unsecured bond ratings at B3 and changed the outlook to positive from stable. Moody’s also concurrently affirmed the rating of the bond enhanced by a partial guarantee …

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