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World Bank urged Africans to embrace digital transformation

World Bank Chief Economist for Africa, Albert Zeufack has indicated that African countries must embrace digital transformation to reduce poverty and enhance growth in the continent. Speaking at the World Bank media Briefing on Africa Economy update in Accra, Mr...

Reduce examination of containers to 10% – VEEP Bawumia charges Customs Division

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has tasked the Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) to reduce physical examination of containers at the ports from the current 90% to 10% to make Ghana’s business environment competitive. He said this...

EU clears Ghana from 'dirty money' blacklist

European Union member states have unanimously rejected a proposal by the EU executive Commission to blacklist Ghana and 22 countries and territories it believes pose a high risk of money laundering or terrorist financing. In a rebuke for the EU...

Coalition of Aggrieved Customers of Menzgold appeals to Government

The Coalition of Aggrieved Customers of MENZGOLD is demanding transparency from government in the ongoing investigation into the activities of the embattled gold firm. At a news conference in Accra, the Secretary of Coalition, Samuel Odartey also asked all those...

GCB finance over 30 duty vehicles for transportation of cocoa

GCB has financed the purchase of over 30 duty vehicles for the carting of cocoa from the hinterlands to the ports. The vehicles include 30 Howo light duty and 10 heavy duty trucks as well as tractors with trailers...

Power Distribution Company takes over ECG Feb 1

All is set for Power Distribution Company (PDC) to take over the Electricity Company of Ghana(ECG) Friday. The new entity is set to assume the assets and management of the ECG after it was selected by the Millennium Development Authority...

First-Port-of-call rule to be operational 1st March

The Ministry of Finance has indicated that, the First-Port-of-Call Rule, an arrangement that allows customs officials from neighbouring landlocked countries to set up desks at Ghana’s Ports to collect taxes on transit goods, will become operational on 1st March...

Ghana to receive EU VPA licence soon

Ghana will soon be the first country in Africa and the second in the world to receive a licence and certification from the European Union (EU) to export timber products to its member countries, under the Ghana-EU Voluntary Partnership...

Ghana, Canada to boost aviation cooperation

Government is to explore areas where it can collaborate effectively with Canada to improve its operations in the aviation sector. The Minister of Aviation, Joseph Kofi Addah who made this known when the Canadian ambassador called on him in Accra...

GRA records 16% revenue growth in 2018

The Ghana Revenue Authority, GRA, says although it encountered numerous challenges in 2018, it was able to improve its growth by 16 percent. Speaking at the 2018 send-off ceremony for retired staff of the GRA in Accra, the Commissioner General,...

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