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Ashanti region gets first meat factory

Ashanti region gets first meat factory File Photo Ghana’s dream of having a meat factory that meets health and nutritional standards appears to have been reignited with the setting up of the first meat factory in the Ashanti region. This comes after several failed attempts to revamp the good old …

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Government Delegation from Ivory Coast Understudy National Lottery Authority(NLA)

By:brightwebtv.com/nana asare barimah     The National Lottery Authority(NLA) led by the Director-General, Hon. Kofi Osei-Ameyaw on Friday, 15th November, 2019 received a Government Delegation from the Republic of Cote d’Ivoire(Ivory Coast) at the Authority’s Headquarters in Accra. The Ivorian Delegation visited the Authority to understudy the new business model, …

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Go to CBG for validation – SEC to clients of dead FMCs

By:brightwebtv.com/nana asare barimah Rev. Daniel Ogbarmey Tetteh, Director-General of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has asked customers of the 53 fund management companies whose licences were recently revoked, to go to some designated branches of Consolidated Bank Ghana (CBG) to have their documents …

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Scholarship Secretariat sponsors Nat. Best Farmers to Morocco

By:brightwebtv.com/brightwebtv.com/nana asare barimah Maxwell Ofori Some fifteen national best farmers at last year’s edition of the Farmers Day have embarked on a week’s tour to Morocco to learn more about the country’s way of running their agricultural system, and as well establish direct collaboration with some of the farmers there. …

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Accra To have The First Sky Train In Ghana

By:brightwebtv.com/nana asare barimah       The much anticipated Accra Sky Train project, which is a fully automated, high efficiency and extremely cost effective public mass transit system that will use air propulsion technology to drive lightweight, high passenger volume vehicles, today, the 11th of November, 2019, received a big …

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Bishop Agyinasare encourages customers of collapsed firms

By:brightwebtv.com/nana asare barimah The Presiding Bishop of Perez Chapel International has encouraged the thousands of customers of the various financial companies that have been collapsed by their regulators not to despair because God is working to make them “a financial sign amidst the economic chaos” and also “setting them up” …

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SEC lied; collapsing Gold Coast disappointing – Nduom

By:brightwebtv.com/nana asare barimah Dr Papa Kwesi Nduom Chairman of Groupe Nduom, Dr Papa Kwesi Nduom, whose Blackshield Capital Management (formerly Gold Coast Fund Management), had its licence revoked on Friday, 8 November 2019 by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has expressed disappointment about the collapse of his investment firm. …

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Akufo-Addo stimulates Cocoa industry with $600m

By:brightwebtv.com/nana asare barimah     The Akufo-Addo administration, acting through the Ghana Cocoa Board (Cocobod) will inject a USD600-million stimulus package into the cocoa sector through a Cocoa Productivity Enhancement Programme, which is expected to, among other things, step up Ghana’s production to 1.5 million tonnes by 2027, Information Minister …

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Kwame Agyeman-Budu appointed new ECG boss

By:brightwebtv.com/nana asare barimah Kwame Agyeman Budu takes over from Ing Boakye Appiah An engineer with over 28 years’ experience in the energy industry has been appointed successor of Ing. Samuel Boakye-Appiah, who was directed to vacate his post after serving for almost 3 years. Prior to his appointment, Mr Kwame …

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Upfront CST deductions stopped, subscribers to get bonuses

By:brightwebtv.com/nana asare barimah   The Ghana Chamber of Telecommunication has announced it has agreed with the government to stop the upfront deduction of the Communication Service Tax (CST) which has bedevilled mobile subscribers in the country. “The Ghana Chamber of Telecommunication wishes to inform mobile subscribers and the general public …

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Nigeria border closure: Ghana must retaliate – GUTA

  brightwebtv/nana asare barimah   The Importers and Exporters Association of Ghana has asked the government to abandon diplomacy and close its borders to Nigeria. It comes as businesses in the sub-region reel under the effect of the closure of the Nigerian border by that country’s government. According to the …

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NDC is pitching Ghana against foreign powers – Information Minister

By:brightwebtv.com/nana asare barimah   Information Minister, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah has accused the National Democratic Congress (NDC) of pitching the country against foreign powers amidst the Power Distribution Services (PDS) saga. According to him, the opposition NDC in particular has not only failed at its attempts but has sought to make …

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BoG Governor Chairs World Bank

  By:brightwebtv.com/nana asare barimah   At the 2019 Annual Meetings Plenary of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank Group held on Friday, October 18, 2019, Ghana was selected as the in-coming 2020 Chair of the Board of Governors of the Bretton Woods institutions. The Chairmanship is selected …

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Kasapreko loses about $2m to closure of Nigeria-Benin border

  by;brightwebtv/nana asare barimah Ghana’s largest local beverage manufacturer, Kasapreko, has so far lost about $2 million in revenue to the closure of the Nigerian-Benin Border, the Head of International Business Development for the company has said. According to Francis Holly Adzah, even though the beverage firm “managed to send …

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Communications Ministry issues directive for 9% tax increment

  By;brightweb Mrs Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, Communications Minister The Communications Ministry has issued directives for the implementation of the 9% communication tax increment. According to the Ministry, the increment is from the existing 6% to 9% and was expected to take effect from September 4, 2019. A statement signed by the …

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Kayayei increase charges

  by;brightwebtv/nana asare barimah   Head potters, popularly called ‘kayaayei’, have increased their charges for the services they offer. According to the lady porters, the increase has become necessary due to recent increment in fares and utility tariffs in the country. They explained that though they did not have specific …

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A/R; GUTA THREATENS TO HIT STREET WITH MASSIVE DEMOSTRATION

By:brightwebtv.com/nana asare barimah     The Ghana Union of Traders Association (GUTA) in the Ashanti region have Threatened to stage a Massive Demonstration against the government over foreigners infitreting local business in the country. According to the group government has been urged to make a definite pronouncement that will quell …

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A/R; GUTA THREATENS TO HIT STREET WITH MASSIVE DEMOSTRATION

By:brightwebtv.com/nana asare barimah     Government has been urged to make a definite pronouncement that will quell the rising tension between Ghanaian Traders and their foreign counterparts, particularly those from neighbouring Nigeria in the retail trade arena. The Ghana Union of Traders Association (GUTA) in the Ashanti region, are Threatened …

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Don’t attack Nigerian traders – Gov’t to GUTA

  by;brightwebtv/nana asare barimah The government of Ghana has cautioned members of the Ghana Union Traders Association (GUTA) to desist from attacking foreign nationals engaged in various forms of trading in Ghana. The government has also announced its intention to update Ghanaians on the measures being taken to address re-emerging …

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Audio: Plastic materials cannot be banned completely – Prof Frimpong-Boateng

  By;brightwebtv/nana asare barimah Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng The Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng, says plastics cannot be banned completely in the country. Speaking on Asempa FM’s Ekosi Sen show, Friday, Prof. Frimpong-Boateng said plastic materials can only be banned when …

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Kantanka to produce electric cars by December – CEO

  By;brightwebtv/nana asare barimah Chief Executive Officer, Kwadwo Safo Kantanka Junior Indigenous car maker Kantanka says it is poised to manufacture electric cars before the end of this year. Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Kwadwo Safo Kantanka Junior, says the move is to further prove to Ghanaians and the world that …

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Government increases cocoa price by 8.42 per cent

By:brightwebtv.com/nana asare barimah JOSEPH BOAHEN AIDOO (CEO, COCOBOD) The government has increased the price of cocoa from GH¢7,600.00 to GH¢8,240.00 a tonne and GH¢475.00 to GH¢515.00 a bag, Dr. Gyiele Nurah, a Minister of State at the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA) announced on Tuesday. That implies 8.42 percentage …

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Electricity tariff up by 5.94%, water 2.22%

By:brightwebtv.com/nana asare barimah The Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC) has announced an upward adjustment of electricity and water tariffs. Electricity is up by 5.94%, while water is up by 2.22%. The increases take effect from October 1, 2019. A statement issued by the PURC, Monday explained that the increases were …

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