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Ghana earns $378 million from raw cashew nuts exports

Ghana earned $378 million from the sale of 110 tonnes of raw cashew nuts in 2018. The amount represented 43 per cent of the total revenue obtained from non-traditional export...

Government to ban importation of accident and overaged vehicles into Ghana

Government has initiated processes to pass the Customs Amendments Bill into law to regulate the importation of vehicles into Ghana. Mr Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu, the Majority Leader and Minister of Parliamentary...

National ID card to be used as tax ID card- VEEP Bawumia

Government through its digitisation agenda is seeking to widen the tax net to cover about 16 million people by the end of next year as opposed to the current...

President Akufo-Addo named “Champion Of The African Union Financial Institutions”

The 33rd Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Governments of the African Union has appointed President Akufo-Addo as “Champion of the African Union Financial Institutions”. The...

President Akufo-Addo lauds Bank of Ghana on being adjudged Central Bank of the Year

The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has lauded the Bank of Ghana on being adjudged by the Central Banking Awards as the Central Bank of the Year for 2019. According...

Gov’t to roll-out UNIPASS custom clearance system

Baring any last minutes hurdles the Ghana Revenue Authority, GRA and its partners will soon kick-start the full implementation of the new electronic custom clearance and information system at...

M.anifest unveiled as Barclays brand ambassador

Award winning Hip-Hop artiste, M.anifest has been announced as the brand ambassador for Barclays Bank Ghana. The news comes ahead of its rebranding to Absa Bank Ghana Limited on Monday,...

Gov’t signs $81.67m loan facility for Eastern Corridor roads

Government has signed an 81.67 million dollar loan facility, for the implementation of the first phase of the Eastern Corridor Road Development Programme. The programme will see the construction of...

Akufo-Addo praises growing relations between Ghana and Germany

The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has applauded the growing bilateral relations between Ghana and Germany. Addressing the sod-cutting ceremony for the construction of the 17MW solar power project in...

Global markets oversubscribe Ghana’s US$3bn Eurobond sale

Global Capital markets have given a vote of confidence in the Ghanaian economy - over-subscribing its US$3 billion Eurobond sale by five times more than the amount of money...

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Africa

Lesotho PM Thomas Thabane denies fleeing as murder charges loom

Lesotho's Prime Minister Thomas Thabane has denied reports that he has fled to South Africa after he failed to appear in court to face...

Libya peace talks in limbo after attack on main port

The UN-backed Libyan government says it's pulling out of peace talks in Geneva after forces loyal to a rival parliament shelled the capital, Tripoli. Shipping...

World

Coronavirus: South Korea confirms huge rise in cases

South Korea says the number of new coronavirus cases in the country has more than doubled in one day. Officials said on Saturday that 229...

Harry and Meghan to end use of ‘SussexRoyal’ brand

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are to stop using their "SussexRoyal" brand from spring 2020. The couple had been in discussions with aides and...