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Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto, Minister for Food and Agriculture
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Mango production will be enrolled on ‘one district one factory’ initiative – Minister

Dr Owusu Afriyie Akoto, the Minister for Food and Agriculture (MOFA) has said Government would clasp mango production into the one district one factory policy to create jobs and wealth for the youth and women. He said the Ministry of Local Government was working MOFA to support the mango producing […]

Child trafficking
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Ghana to lose $500 million for failing to combat human trafficking

Ghana stands the risk of losing the $500 million dollars grant from the Millennium Development Co-operation Challenge Account for failing to fight human trafficking, United States Ambassador to Ghana, Mr. Robert Porter Jackson, has disclosed. Ambassador Jackson said the Department of State’s 2016 Trafficking in Persons Report ranked Ghana as […]

Police towing truck
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Tow levy suspended to allow for consultation – Government

Government has held back from implementing the mandatory vehicle towing levy. Government had proposed a fee of between GHS40 and GHS100 on the registration of vehicles or renewal of road worthiness certificates at the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority (DVLA) to fund the policy. A private company had been engaged […]

James Baberi, Director of Green Global Resources
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Million cedi worth of gold turns ‘fake gold’ in police custody

Some 11 kilos of gold at the cost of GH¢ 1.3 million have miraculously turned to fake gold , a development leading to the arrest of 5 officers at the Legon police station. This scandal remains the very second after the most controversial “cocaine turned baking soda” scandal which saw […]

From Left Lana Marais.Regional Communications Director at Dentsu Aegis Network SSA.Byron John, Insights and Innovation Director of Dentsu Aegis Network Sub Saharan Africa,Dawn Rowlands, Chief Executive Officer, Dentsu Aegis Network in Sub-Saharan Africa and Andrew Ackah, Chief Executive Officer, Dentsu Aegis Network Ghana
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Dentsu Aegis Network Ghana launches Consumer Connection System

Dentsu Aegis Network, an Advertising and Communications firm, has launched the Consumer Connection System (CCS), to help businesses in the public and private sector to better understand consumer behaviour in relations to their media consumption in building their brands. Researchers engaged 3,200 respondents across the country to know their needs […]

Ghana Revenue Authority
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Ghana Revenue Authority records GHC215.8m revenue shortfall for 2017 first quarter

The Ghana Revenue Authority has failed to achieve its target for the first quarter of 2017. Of the GHC7.611 target, it managed to generate GHC7.396 million, thus a shortfall of GHC215.8 million The figure, however, showed a nominal growth of 17 per cent and real growth of 3.5 per cent […]

Okyene inspecting the SUV
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Okyenhene buys Kantanka SUV

The Okyenhene, Osagyefuo Amoatia Ofori Panin II, has acquired a Kantanka SUV manufactured by Kantanka Automobile Company at a cost of GH¢150,000. The vehicle was handed over to Osagyefuo at Kyebi on Monday . After inspecting the vehicle, the Okyenhene expressed confidence in the Ghanaian car manufacturing company and urged […]

Dr Papa Kwesi Nduom
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My most difficult month as an entrepreneur – Dr Nduom

The founder of Groupe Nduom, Dr Papa Kwesi Nduom has described the fire that destroyed a portion of his property located on the premises of the Coconut Grove regency Hotel in Accra as his most difficult challenge as an entrepreneur. The blaze which occurred late Saturday destroyed the studios of […]

Here's all you need to know about Uru, Ghana's version of Uber
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Here’s all you need to know about Uru, Ghana’s version of Uber

Uru, an online transportation service, has been launched in Ghana with its operations covering nationwide West African country, Ghana has launched a mobile app to connect commuters and drivers. Uru is a smartphone-app based taxi booking service which connects users who need to get somewhere with drivers willing to give […]

Ms Gifty Ohene Konadu (right), National Coordinator, One District One Factory
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Govt to create 1.2m jobs through ‘one district, one factory’

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo is expected to inaugurate 10 factories as part of the government’s district industrialisation programme (DIP) called the ‘One District, One Factory’ initiative in June this year. This follows a GH¢45 million initial commitment from the government to facilitate the launch of the programme which seeks […]