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New cryptocurrency to be operational in Ghana

Block chain based digital currencies based on cryptography have become increasingly popular worldwide, despite their inherent problems. Finally, a new crypto currency that offers both price stability and merchant sales capabilities is arriving in...

‘VRA owes Ghana Gas over $500 million’

The Volta River Authority (VRA) is indebted to the Ghana National Gas (Ghana Gas) Company Limited to the tune of more than $526 million in respect of the supply of lean gas for power...

Parliament approves $1.3bn loan for 2017/2018 cocoa purchase

Parliament on Wednesday approved $ 1.3 billion, (GHc 5.8 billion) syndicated loan for the purchase of cocoa beans in the 2017/18 crop season as the Government plans to increase cocoa production within the next...

Galamsey fight gets tough: Military deploys platoons to mining sites

The government has stepped up its fight against illegal mining activities as the Military prepares to deploy ten platoons to protect mining sites from the menace on Monday. The deployment today is the first phase of what...

We are not threats, association tells Pharmacy Council

The Association of Medicine Counter Assistants Ghana (AMCAG), has called on the pharmacy council to regularise their operations, stating that they are not threats to the council. At an Annual General Meeting (AGM) held in...

June inflation slows to 12.1 percent

Year-on-year inflation rate for the month of June 2017, dropped to 12.1 percent, from the May figure of 12.6 percent, latest figures released by the Ghana statistical Service have shown. The figure, which represents a...

NPA imposes tax on petroleum products meant for export

The taxes that apply to petroleum products meant for the local market will now apply to products meant for neighbouring landlocked countries, and the exporters will be reimbursed when they prove that the products...

SMEs lament GH¢2m EXIM Bank cash hold-up

The 20 young entrepreneurs who were awarded a grant of up to GH¢100,000 each last year by the Export Import Bank (EXIM) under the Graduate Enterprise Development Initiative (GEDI) programme, have expressed disappointment in...

ECG privatization might create redundancies – COSECA

The Coalition of ECG Concession Arrangement (COSECA), is calling for further negotiations on government’s decision to partly privatize the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG). The proposed deal will see the ECG being ceded to a...

Paul Adom Otchere appointed NCA board member

Broadcast Journalist and host of Good Evening Ghana on Metro TV, Paul Adom Otchere has been appointed as a member of governing board of the National Communications Authority (NCA). He, together with eight others were...
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