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Ghana’s macro-economic environment is positive – Moody

Rating Agency Moody, has changed Ghana's long term issuer and senior unsecured bond ratings from stable to positive. The Agency has concurrently affirmed the rating of the bond enhanced by...

President Akufo-Addo touts success of government’s Economic Recovery Programme

President Akufo-Addo, says the 'Economic Recovery Programme' introduced by his Government has been successful. He said the Programme has addressed key issues such as economy growth, Job Creation and implementation...

Government inaugurates Committee to rescue depreciating cedi

A Committee to look into the causes of the depreciation of the cedi has been inaugurated in Accra. The Committee known as the "FX Development Committee" is tasked among others...

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...

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...

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...

Producer price of cocoa up by 8.42%

The Minister of State for Agriculture at the Presidency, Dr. Nurah Gyeile has announced an 8.42% increment in the Producer Price of Cocoa. According to him this means a bag...

Ghana, Cote d’Iviore commended for securing better cocoa pricing deal

The Nigerian Ambassador to the United States, Professor Hassana Alidou, has given thumbs up to President Akufo-Addo, for joining hands with Cote d 'Ivoire to secure a better cocoa...

Gov’t takes over Great Consolidate Diamond Limited for breach of agreement

The Government of Ghana has taken over the Great Consolidated Diamond Limited at Denkyembour District of the Eastern Region for breaching the concession agreement with the state. The company will...

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Africa

COVID-19: 40 South Africa soldiers test positive

The South Africa Defence Force (SANDF) has confirmed that at least 40 of its officers have tested positive for coronavirus. "Like all other front-line workers,...

Sierra Leone doctors’ strike leaves COVID-19 patients without care

A doctors' strike in Sierra Leone has left Covid-19 patients in some of the main treatment centres without care. The doctors say they were promised...

World

Japan flooding: Many feared dead in flooded care home

Fifteen people are believed dead and nine are missing on Japan's southern island of Kyushu as devastating rains cause flooding and landslides. Fourteen victims were...

Khashoggi murder: Turkish absentia trial of 20 Saudis opens

Twenty Saudi nationals have gone on trial in absentia in Turkey over the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. He was killed inside the Saudi...