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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...

First cocoa juice factory under 1D1F programme inaugurated at Assin Akrofuom

The first cocoa juice factory has been inaugurated at Akrofuom in the Assin South District of the Central Region under the one district one factory (1D1F) programme. It will add...

COCOBOD launches 2019 Ghana Cocoa Day

The Ghana COCOBOD on Wednesday (September 4) launched the 2019 Ghana Cocoa Day with its corresponding activities aimed at taking stock of happenings in the sector and forecasting the...

Cocoa stakeholders accept floor price proposed by Ghana, Cote d’Ivoire

Partners in the global cocoa industry, have accepted the proposed Floor Price by Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire of $2,600 per tonne. This pricing is expected to come into effect from...

BoG allays fears of customers of 23 closed savings and loans entities

The Bank of Ghana (BoG), has given the assurance that customers of the 23 Finance Homes and Savings and Loans Companies shut down, will not lose their respective investments. The...

Parliament scraps luxury vehicle tax

Parliament has passed the Luxury Vehicle Levy (Repeal) Bill, to scrap taxes on luxury vehicles introduced by government last year. The move gives effect to one of the Policy measures...

President Akufo-Addo hints of plans to legislate export sector

President Akufo-Addo has hinted of a law that will prohibit the export of raw materials from Ghana. Currently there is a ban on the export of raw bauxite for...

Parliament approves Mid-year Budget Review

Parliament has approved the mid-year review of the budget statement and economic policy of the government and the sum of  GH₵6,370,355,925.82 as supplementary estimate of government for the 2019...

Second edition of Made-in-Ghana bazaar underway

The second edition of Made-in-Ghana bazaar, which aims at marketing products and services abroad to attract foreign direct investment, has opened in Accra. The event, which has attracted 200 exhibitors,...

Companies cautioned against using GSA certification mark without license

The Ghana Standards Authority (GSA), has cautioned companies using the Authority's Certification Mark without permission to desist from the act. It has therefore given such companies up to the 30th...

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Africa

Morocco pardons journalist Hajar Raissouni jailed on abortion charges

A Moroccan journalist sentenced to a year in jail for premarital sex and having an abortion has been pardoned by King Mohammed VI, officials...

UN official lauds Zambia for efforts to ensure everyone has legal identity

UN Resident Coordinator in Zambia, Dr. Coumba Mar Gadio on Wednesday lauded the southern African nation for how it is seriously dealing with civil registration...

World

Brexit deal agreed but Boris now faces battle back home

President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson have announced that a Brexit deal has been struck between the...

Largest ever online child porn bust leads to 337 arrests

Three-hundred and thirty-seven suspects were arrested after a massive, international multi-agency operation knocked out a horrific child abuse site. Welcome to Video, a dark web...