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Switch to gas to reduce cost of power in Ghana again – Ministry

The Ministry of Energy is anticipating a further drop in electricity tariffs as the country works to increase the use of gas by power generation plants. This it believes should...

GSMA rural connectivity fund targets Ghana, Uganda

The GSMA has launched a new Innovation Fund for Rural Connectivity, aimed at expanding digital inclusion through innovative new technology solutions for connecting unserved rural communities. The Fund is backed...

Gov’t takes steps to restore ATL to its glorious days-Trade Minister

The Minister of Trade and Industry, Alan Kwadwo Kyeremanten has hinted that the Akufo-Addo led government has taken concrete actions to restore Akosombo Textiles Limited to its glorious days...

Marc and Lynne Benioff to buy Time magazine for $190M

Another tech billionaire will scoop up a major news outlet. Meredith Corporation,  which acquired Time Inc.  in January, announced Monday that it has agreed to sell its eponymous magazine...

Government cautioned on LNG contract

A Financial and Energy Analyst , Alex Mould, has cautioned government against lack of transparency in agreements backing some Liquefied Natural Gas, LNG, contracts it signed with some companies. Mr...

Government to save €4m from Kumasi Airport project

The government could save an amount of €4million if it combines phase two and three of the Kumasi Airport redevelopment project, the Ghana Airport Company has indicated. In addition, combining...

Ashanti GUTA directs all businesses shut

The Ashanti regional branch of the Ghana Union of Traders Associations, (GUTA), has asked all store and warehouse operators in Kumasi to with, immediate effect, stop the payment of...

MiDA postpones ECG takeover February 1 date

The planned takeover of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) by the Millennium Development Authority (MiDA) has been postponed. That's according to a statement from MiDA Power Distribution Services (PDS)...

AfDB approves US$23 million to support agribusinesses in 8 African countries

The Board of Directors of the Agriculture Fast Track Fund (AFT) of the African Development Bank (AfDB) have approved US$23 million grants to support agribusiness Small-and-Medium- sized Enterprises (SMEs)...

Ghana participates in World Pepper Trade Show

Ghana has marketed pepper as one of its non-traditional export products at this year's world chili pepper trade show in Reiti, Italy. A statement issued by the Ministry of Foreign...

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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...