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The President of Ivory Coast (Côte d'Ivoire), His Excellency Alassane Dramane Ouattara will on Monday 16th October, 2017 pay a two day working visit to the country. This is the first time the two presidents are meeting after the landmark International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) ruling...
Government has maintained the producer price of cocoa beans for the 2017/2018 crop season at 7600 cedis per metric tonne despite a sharp drop in the price of the commodity on the world market.   This translates into 475 cedis per bag of 64 kilograms, which starts today, October 13, 2017.   Speaking...
The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) on Wednesday destroyed 4,500 rotten cartons of “Asahi Mackerel,” imported into Ghana by Dotsisco Ventures, whilst it also works to ensure that Soo Nice Mackerel are not sold to the public. These unregistered products were imported into the country by Dotsisco Ventures and were...
Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Microfinance and Small Loan Centre (MASLOC) Mr. Stephen Amoah has vowed to sacrifice his blood to fight anybody whose attitude will become an obstacle towards the development of the nation. He bemoaned the corruption, tribalism, over politicisation of issues and attitudes of Ghanaians hindering the development...
Importers in Ashanti region are calling on the government to establish a business center for foreigners instead of banning them from doing retail businesses in the country. According to them, it will generate income for the country and end the seeming rift between Ghanaian Traders and foreigners. The Ashanti Regional branch...
In order to ensure equity and transparency in the distribution of government's 50% subsidized fertilizer as part of the planting for food and jobs programme, the government has set up a committee called District Centre for Agricultural Commence and Technology to curb fertilizer smuggling. Deputy Local and Rural Development Minister,...
The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, says the two largest producers of cocoa in the world, Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire, have now decided to co-operate in ensuring that they do not continue to be victims or pawns of a global cocoa industry that is dependent on...
Traders in the country have expressed worry at the difficulties in clearing goods at the ports as a result of the many challenges associated with the newly introduced paperless Port clearing system. According to them government should have piloted the system to evaluate it's feasibility, time, cost, adverse events, and...
Finance and Administration Manager of Akosombo Textiles Limited, Mr Justice Asiedu Boateng, has called on the government to institute some control measures at the country’s entry points to check the smuggling of textiles. Mr Boateng said the influx of counterfeit textiles and the incessant smuggling of pirated textile products into...
A deputy Finance Minister, Kwaku Kwarteng has disclosed that the decision by the government to allow for an extension of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) programme with Ghana was at the behest of the Bretton Wood Institution. The IMF, in a statement in August, announced the extension of the programme...
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