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Bank of Ghana introduces new GH¢100, GH¢200 notes

The Bank of Ghana (BoG) has introduce new denominations of the Cedi. The new banknotes come in one hundred (GHC100) and two hundred (GHC200) cedi denominations. The Central Bank has also...

WAEC withholds results of 753 private WASSCE candidates

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has released provisional results of candidates who sat for the 2019 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for Private Candidates. The council said...

History is watching us – Cameron Duodu

On January 5, 1967, I was at Accra airport on reporting duties for the London Observer newspaper and hoping to run into some of the delegates who were attending...

International Men’s Day: Anas Aremeyaw Anas

Today is International Men’s Day - a day for men AND women to celebrate positive male behaviour & also remind men it’s ok not to be Superman or 100%...

Government will not overspend in 2020 – Finance Minister

The Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta says the Government of Ghana will not overspend in 2020 because it wants to win the elections. He said the Akufo-Addo led government will ensure...

COCOBOD gets $600 million for production, warehousing and processing interventions

COCOBOD has received a $600 million syndicated loan facility from the African Development Bank, and Credit Suisse Group AG, to finance key components of the organisation’s productivity enhancement programmes. The...

Aluminium Company Aluworks makes distress call for strategic investor

The Managing Director of Aluworks, Kwasi Okoh, says the survival of the Company hinges on the decision by Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) as to whether to allow...

President Akufo-Addo challenges African leaders to move beyond aid

President Akufo-Addo has challenged Africans to have a change in mindset and dependency on aid to a more sustainable approach to bring development to the continent. He said despite the...

MoH, Pharm Access Foundation to launch digital platform for medicines

Ministry of Health (MoH) is leveraging on digital technology to help eliminate fake and sub-standard medicines in the country. In this regard, the Ministry, and the Pharm Access Foundation in...

Find solutions to high interest rates – President Akufo-Addo to BoG

President Akufo-Addo has directed the Governor of the Bank of Ghana to interrogate the reasons behind high-interest rates despite the consistent reduction in the policy rate and help find...

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Africa

Rwanda begins experimental vaccination against Ebola

Rwanda has launched its first large-scale vaccination campaign against the Ebola virus. Rwanda's Health Minister, Diane Gashumba, said at least, 200 thousand people will be...

Deadly flooding in Uganda kills at least 16

Deadly flooding in Uganda has claimed at least 16 lives, the Red Cross says, as the region reels from weeks of rain. Rescuers have been...

World

Finnish minister Sanna Marin, 34, to become world’s youngest PM

Finland's Sanna Marin is to become the world's youngest prime minister at the age of 34. The transport minister was picked by her Social Democratic...

North Korea carries out ‘very important test’

North Korea says it has carried out a "very important test" at a satellite-launching site. The KCNA state news agency said the results would be...