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Italian investors to construct mini dams in Volta Region

Italian investors from Ambiente Pressagio are expected to begin the construction of mini hydro dams on nine sites in the Volta Region. Togbe Afede XIV, the President of the Volta Regional House of Chiefs, announced this at the first general meeting of the House for this year. A mini hydro …

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More people lodge complaints against DKM, other microfinance operators

The Police say more people are lodging complaints in the case of the four Micro Finance Operators. As a result, prosecution prayed an Accra Circuit Court to grant them time to expand their investigations into the matter. DSP Abraham A. Annor told the court when four micro finance operators appeared …

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Need to review African states’ bilateral investment treaties – ECA

The UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) says reviewing bilateral investment agreements in Africa, most of which favour investors and leave little to show for African states, will offer better value and more meaningful investment for African states. A recent study by the ECA “Investment Policies & Bilateral Investment Treaties …

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US invests $145m in Ghana through USAID to aid economy – Ambassador

Mr Robert Jackson, United States of America (US) Ambassador to Ghana, on Thursday said that the US government through the United States Agency for International Development (US AID) has invested $145 million in Ghana to aid socio-economic transformation. He said more than half of the amount was being invested in …

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Italian Business Association to be launched in Ghana

The Italian Business Association is to launch its Ghana chapter on Wednesday, March 16, in Accra. The launch, which is expected to be attended by ministers, chief directors, diplomats and business associates among others, is aimed at creating a platform for cultural, economic and trading opportunities between Italy and Ghana. …

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Lower crude oil price cause of lower FDI to Ghana – Economic Analyst

The fall in foreign direct investments (FDI) to Ghana is as a result of the lower crude oil price and power supply challenges during the past year. Mr Courage Kingsley Martey, Senior Economic Analyst at Databank, said the situation has eroded confidence in the Ghanaian economy. He said other emerging …

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Commission gives Agricultural Development Bank IPO extension

The Agricultural Development Bank Limited has announced that the Securities and Exchange Commission has granted the institution an extension to its Initial Public Offer. The offer period was supposed to have ended on Friday, February 26, 2016, but as a result of extension, the offer period would now end on …

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Partnership to develop land for job opportunities

The Tab Forest Mines Limited, a Ghanaian consortium with its foreign investors in partnership with Ghana Supply Company Limited would develop a 67-acre land in Takoradi-Kejebi at the estimated cost of $150 million. The partnership which would be in the form of Public Private Partnership (PPP) would see to the …

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Ghana needs mining investment law – ACEP

The African Centre for Energy Policy (ACEP), an  energy policy think tank, is calling for mining investment law to ensure that the country’s mineral revenue is collected, disbursed and spent in a transparent manner. The Centre suggested that the country needs to introduce a law on resource rent tax in …

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Ghana government and Newmont Mining conclude investment agreement negotiations

The Government of Ghana and Newmont Mining Corporation have announced the completion of the re-negotiation of Newmont Ghana’s Investment Agreement following good-faith negotiations. The objective of the re-negotiation was to ensure that all major stakeholders, including the people of Ghana, mining companies and their investors equitably share in the benefits …

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