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Trade between Ghana and Japan was $1.2b in 2016

In 2016 Ghana exported over $592 million worth of goods to Japan and imported close to $600 million worth of goods from that country. The two countries have agreed to work towards strengthening economic and social partnerships between the two countries. The commitment was mutually expressed by Finance Minister, Ken …

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FDA drags five drug peddlers to court

Five alleged drug peddlers who were caught displaying and selling drugs and herbal medicines unauthorised by the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) have appeared before an Accra Circuit Court. The five including two females have been charged with exhibiting for sale, drugs, and herbal medicinal products not registered by the …

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President launches Action Plan to combat Anti-microbial resistance

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Wednesday launched Ghana’s Anti-microbial Resistance National Policy and Action Plan, calling on Ghanaians to effect change in the handling of antimicrobials to combat the resistance phenomenon. Noting that though antimicrobials had, over the course of many years, been used to prevent and treat microbial …

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MP’s alleged attackers granted GH¢100,000 bail  

Three men standing trial over alleged attack on the Sankore property of the Member of Parliament ( MP) for Asunafo South constituency, Mr. Eric Opoku were on Tuesday granted GH¢100,000.00 bail by a Sunyani Circuit. Kwabena Acheampong, Amos Asare alias “Anointing” and Richard Asare pleaded not guilty to the charges …

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Ghana’s economy grows 8.5% in 2017

Ghana’s economy grew provisionally by 8.5 percent in 2017 compared to 3.7 percent recorded in 2016, the Ghana Statistical Service said on Wednesday. Acting Government Statistician, Mr Baah Wadieh, who announced this, attributed the growth to increased oil and gas production. Oil production grew by 80.4 percent in 2017. The …

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