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Cocoa Stakeholders agree to proposed $2,600 floor price

Accra, June 12, GNA -Stakeholders in the cocoa sector have agreed to the proposed floor price of US$2,600 set by Ghana and Ivory Coast to boost farmers income. This means that any price below the floor price, the two countries will not supply the beans to the market. The agreement follows a two-day meeting in […]

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Senior Minister consults development partners on Ghana Beyond Aid policy

Accra June 12, GNA—The Senior Minister has held consultations with Ghana’s development partners on the ‘Ghana Beyond Aid’ policy of the Nana Addo-Dankwa Akufo-Addo government. Mr. Yaw Osafo-Maafo’s had engaged  the stakeholders to seek to their inputs  to  enrich the policy and make it more adaptable to their policy formulation and implementation regime as far […]

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Uphold culture of religious tolerance–President urges Ghanaians

Accra, June 5, GNA- President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Wednesday called on citizens to strive to preserve the envious Ghanaian culture of religious tolerance. He said the beautiful spectacle of the religious communities co-existing peacefully in the country ought not be taken for granted, as the development vision of the nation would come to […]

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Ghana’s macroeconomic outlook better than five years ago – IMF

Accra, March 20, GNA – Dr Albert Tourna Mama, Ghana’s Resident Representative at the International Monetary Fund (IMF), says Ghana’s macroeconomic outlook is now better than five years ago when she went in for the IMF programme He noted that for the first time in a decade, Ghana achieved a primary surplus in 2017 and […]

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Government working at stabilising the Cedi – President

Accra, March 19, GNA- President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Tuesday assured that government is taking measures to fix the fragility of the Cedi, urging a greater dependence on local goods and services, and not on exports by the citizenry. Already, the Cedi, he said, had begun to show signs of recovery, and “I am […]

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“Harnessing the flow of remittances, key to development” – IOM

Accra, Feb. 19, GNA – Mr Jeffrey Labovitz, International Organisation for Migration (IOM) Regional Director for East Africa, on Tuesday said improving and harnessing the flow of remittances could have a substantial impact on development He said international remittances had been taking on increasing weight in the global policy agenda in recent year Mr Labovitz […]

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Ghana regrets EC’s decision

Accra, Feb. 19, GNA – Ghana has regretted the decision by the European Commission (EC) to add her to the list of countries with strategic deficiencies in their Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) framework. It said: “Ghana’s commitment to strengthening its evolving AML/CFT framework was acknowledged by the Financial Action Task […]

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Nissan signs MoU with Ghana on establishing manufacturing base

Accra, Nov. 6, GNA- Ghana on, Tuesday, signed an agreement with Japanese automaker, Nissan, for the establishment of an assembly plant in Ghana, with further plans to make the country its sales and marketing hub in West Africa. The agreement seeks to promote the development of the automotive sector; investor-friendly regulatory frameworks for sustainable car […]

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Grant amnesty to Ghanaians in the UK – Dr Lawrence Tetteh

Accra, Nov. 05, GNA – Dr Lawrence Tetteh, the Chaplain of the Ghana Christian Council of United Kingdom (UK) and Ireland, Monday appealed to the Prince of Wales and Head of the Commonwealth, to use his high office to push for the regularisation of the stay of the law-abiding Ghanaians in the UK. This, the […]

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Danish Ambassador tours projects at Mion

Sang (N/R), Nov. 4, GNA – Mrs Tove Degnbol, Danish Ambassador to Ghana, has toured some projects being implemented in the Mion District of the Northern Region. The projects included a Soybean Processing Factory constructed under the Communities United in Fighting Child Hunger project, and Village Savings and Loans Association (VSLA) women’s groups under the […]