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Ghana, US trade reaches $1.6b in 2017

Mr Wilbur Louis Ross, the United States Secretary of Commerce, has said trade between the United States and Ghana increased from $1.2 billion in 2016 to $1.6 billion last year, and expressed optimism that it would increase in the ensuing years. He assured that the US would support Ghana to …

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Judge fumes over Aisha and four others trial

An Accra High Court judge has registered his displeasure over the manner in which the trial of Aisha Huang aka galamsey queen and four others accused of engaging in illegal mining at Bepotenten in the Ashanti Region was going. Mr Justice Charles Ekow Baiden indicated to prosecution and defence that …

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Construction of Tema Intersection set to begin

Mr Kwasi Amoako-Atta, the Minister of Roads and Highways, has said all is set for work to begin on the $60 million Tema Intersection. He said Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia is expected to cut sod for the stated project on Wednesday July 18. Mr Kwasi Amoako-Atta, the Minister of Roads …

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Afoko trial: Twelfth prosecution witness testifies

The twelfth prosecution witness, in the case involving Gregory Afoko, accused of murdering the former Upper East Regional Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), has given his evidence in chief. The witness, Detective Chief Inspector Charles Blay, said he was stationed at the Bolga Criminal Investigative Department (CID) at …

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