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Producer Price Inflation up in Nov

Producer Price Inflation (PPI) for the month of November 2016 increased marginally to 11.9 per cent from the 9.7 per cent recorded in October. This represents a 2.2 per cent increase over the period. The PPI measures the average change over time in the prices received by domestic producers for […]

Business

BOST’s strategic reserve boosts fuel security — Awuah Darko

The Strategic Petroleum Reserve Programme (SPRP) initiated by the Bulk Oil Storage and Transportation (BOST) Limited has sustained the country’s fuel security. It has also eliminated the importation of petroleum products through emergency arrangements. The project, which was initiated in 2014, leading to the outsourcing of BOST’s operational depots across […]

Nana Akufo-Addo exchanging greetings with Sheikh Abdul Mumin Dalhu, Sarkin Zongo of Tamale. Picture: Samuel Tei Adano
Homeland News Politics

Zongo support signifies new era of friendship with NPP – Nana Akufo-Addo

The President-elect, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has indicated that the positive backing of Zongo communities during the election signifies a new era in his and the New Patriotic Party’s (NPP’s) relations with those communities. He said contrary to the vile propaganda by the NPP’s political opponents to the effect that […]

From left: Dr Owusu Afriyie Akoto for the Ministry of Food and Agriculture; Prof. Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng, the Ministry of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, and Mr Isaac Asiamah, the Ministry of Youth and Sports.
Homeland News Politics

Nana Akufo-Addo drops names of three more appointees

President-elect Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has mentioned three additional names for ministerial positions subject to parliamentary approval after his inauguration. The names are Dr Owusu Afriyie Akoto for the Ministry of Food and Agriculture; Prof. Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng, the Ministry of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, and Mr Isaac Asiamah, the […]

Alhaji Umar Alhassan
Politics

MP ready to meet his accusers in court

Some youth of Zabzugu in the Northern Region have called on the newly elected Member of Parliament (MP) for Zabzugu, Alhaji Umar Alhassan, to step down for holding a dual citizenship of the United States of America and Ghana. According to the group, the MP-elect, who stood on the ticket […]

Ahead of Nana Akufo-Addo's swearing-in on Saturday, President Mahama has cleared his office of personal belongings
Homeland News Politics

Mahama clears desk for Akufo-Addo

The Flagstaff House is getting ready to receive President-elect, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo but it is unclear whether the name of Africa’s 5th most beautiful presidential palace will change after January 7 when the new President takes office. Outgoing President, John Dramani Mahama, the Vice-President, Kwesi Bekoe Amissah-Arthur, and other […]

Black Stars captain, Asamoah Gyan and President-elect Akufo-Addo
Homeland News Soccer Sports

Bring me the 2017 AFCON trophy – Akufo-Addo charges Black Stars

The President-elect Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has charged the senior national team to end Ghana’s 34-year wait for a trophy by winning the 2017 AFCON which starts on January 14 in Gabon. The Black Stars have been unable to add to their four AFCON triumphs since they last won it […]

Osagyefo Oseadeeyo Agyemang-Badu
Homeland News

Prez-elect Akufo-Addo needs the support of all – Dormaahene

Osagyefo Oseadeeyo Agyemang-Badu, the Paramount Chief of Dormaa Traditional Area, has appealed to all Ghanaians to support Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, the President-elect, for development and progress. While commending President John Dramani Mahama for magnanimously conceding defeat in the Election 2016, he urged Ghanaians to avoid the politics of insults […]

Business

Time for equity: Deepening financial sector requires private equity

When faced with the daunting task of having to raise capital to finance its growth, a business has two options to consider – debt which is effectively, borrowed money, or equity, representing owners’ contributions. As the “residual claimants”, the economic agent with the sole remaining claim on the net cashflows […]

At the 36th Kristo Asafo Mission Technology fair
Homeland News Science & Tech

At the 36th Kristo Asafo Mission Technology fair

The founder and leader of the Kristo Asafo Mission (KAM), Apostle Dr Kwadwo Safo Kantanka, has urged the Nana Addo government to prioritise science and technology for the rapid development of the nation. Apostle Kwadwo Safo was of the view that the world was moving at a faster pace in […]