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Bank of Ghana to cut interest rate today

The Bank of Ghana Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) started its quarterly meeting Monday to review the performance of the Ghanaian economy. Today Friday February 19, 2010 the MPC will meet the press at a press conference and issue a statement. And for the first time, it is certain that the …

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Re-constituted taskforce to plan medium term development inaugurated

A 14-member reconstituted Plan Preparation Taskforce charged to come out with a medium term development plan for the Ahafo-Ano North District has been inaugurated. It would take critical look at the physical development needs and aspirations of the people and harmonize these with the national development goals and objectives. The …

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Oil palm processors commend JICA

Four oil palm processing groups in the Ashanti Region have commended the Japanese International Cooperation Agency (JICA) for initiating a training programme to enhance their operations. The training had not only helped to increase their output and improve on the quality of their products but had also significantly raised the …

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World Bank organises stakeholder workshop on Ghana oil and gas sector

The acting Finance Officer of the Centre for Development Partnerships (CDP) of the World Bank, Ms Akyaah Dapaah has called for collaborated efforts to sensitise the public about the effective management of the oil and gas discovery. She said that the CDP/World Bank has set up a civil society fund …

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Ghana Customs transfers 60 personnel from Aflao

The Management of Customs Excise and Preventive Service (CEPS) has transferred more than 60 personnel from the Aflao Sector. A statement to the Ghana News Agency in Accra on Thursday signed by Mr. Imoru Farouk Adam, Deputy Commissioner of CEPS in-charge of Administration and Human Resource, said the measure was …

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Tullow Oil to promote local content in Ghana operations

Tullow Ghana on Thursday said it remained committed to the promotion of local content in its business, but would continue to place even greater premium on the value of safety for all stakeholders. In a statement signed by Mr. Anthony Djokoto, Senior Legal Counsel of Tullow Ghana, the company said …

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"We are for you," President Mills assure Ghanaians

President John Evans Atta Mils on Thursday assured Ghanaians that government holds high the confidence they had reposed in the National Democratic Congress administration and nothing would betray that confidence. “We are for you,” President Mills said and commended traditional authorities for their partnership with government to improve the living …

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Bank of Ghana Board inaugurated

President John Evans Atta Mills on Thursday inaugurated a new board for the Bank of Ghana with a charge to the 10 members to fashion out policies that would help to achieve Government’s Better Ghana Agenda. The Board by law is chaired by the Governor of the Bank of Ghana, …

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KNUST ranked 20th best university in Africa

Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) has been ranked the 20th best university in Africa. This is contained in the latest rankings of the 100 best universities on the continent released in January, this year, by Webometrics, an International Consortium of Information Research Scientists. Professor Kwasi Kwafo Adarkwa, …

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LaGray introduces new anti-fungal vaginal cream

A new pharmaceutical product, mycopirox anti-fungal vaginal cream, was last Wednesday introduced into the Ghanaian market in Accra by LaGray Chemical Company. The product used for the treatment of vulvovaginal candidiasis, commonly known as ‘white’ in Ghana, is said to be also the “platinum standard for the treatment of superficial …

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