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IMF meets Ghana’s economic management team

An IMF mission to Ghana was led by Mr. Joël Toujas-Bernaté

A TEAM from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), led by Joël Toujas-Bernaté, visited Accra from February 6-10, 2017 to take stock of the 2016 economic developments and the outlook for 2017, engage in a dialogue about the new government’s economic plans, and discuss prospects for programme engagement with the IMF. …

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Airtel launches ‘Wo Mmere Nie’ promo

Rosy Fynn, Director of Marketing, Airtel Ghana

PHILIP ANTOH | THE KANESHIE Market last Wednesday, February 8, was painted all red when Airtel, one of the leading telecommunication companies in Ghana, launched the biggest consumer recharge promotion dubbed ‘Wo Mmere Nie’ to reward and empower its customers. The ‘Wo Mmere Nie,’ promotion aims at rewarding customers …

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MTN Ghana ‘Save a Life’ campaign slated for Feb. 14

A staff of MTN Ghana undergoing medical screening

THE MTN Ghana Foundation aims at collecting at least 2,017 pints of blood at this year’s ‘Save a Life’ Blood Donation project slated for tomorrow February, 14, 2017. The MTN ‘Save a Life’ project is an annual Valentine’s Day blood donation exercise, organised by the MTN Ghana Foundation which gives …

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adidas, Nutmeg Ltd launch e-commerce platform

adidas office in Accra

ADIDAS, IN partnership with its official retail partner in Ghana, Nutmeg Limited, has launched an e-commerce platform to encourage online shopping for its products in Ghana. The platform will provide an opportunity for all adidas and Reebok consumers from across Ghana to get closer to their preferred brands, keep up-to-date …

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Tigo calls for greater collaboration: Among stakeholders on child online protection

Stakeholders organisations’ representatives that attended the forum

TIGO HAS called on stakeholders, including internet service providers, policy makers, security agencies, child rights activists, parents and the media to help make the internet a safer and better place, especially for children and young adults in Ghana. Speaking in Accra at a stakeholders’ forum organised by J-Initiative as part …

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Businesses still reel under high cost of utility, taxes — AGI report

James Asare Adjei, President of the AGI

HIGH COST of utility still remains one of the major challenges confronting businesses in Ghana, the Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) 2016 fourth quarter business barometer report states. According to the report, high cost of credit, multiplicity of taxes and cedi depreciation followed closely as top challenges for businesses. Comparing …

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Govt begins work on digital property address system

Vice President Alhaji Dr Mahamudu Bawumia (middle) with the stakeholders at the meeting

VICE PRESIDENT Alhaji Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has announced government’s plans to have a centralised national database to digitally record all state property and citizen’s data. He announced this at a meeting with key stakeholders, including the Minister for Local Government and Rural Development, Hajia Alima Mahama, on Monday, February 6, …

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Access Bank tops ‘Most Influential Banks’ list

ACCESS BANK Ghana has emerged as the most influential among 10 top banks rated on social media in Ghana. It was followed by Fidelity Bank Ghana, Universal Merchant Bank Ltd, Agric Development Bank Ltd, Stanbic Bank Ghana Ltd, GCB Bank Ltd, UT Bank Ghana, Capital Bank, First Atlantic Bank Ltd …

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IMF deal needs ‘tweaking’ after discovery of shortfall – Finance Minister

Ken Ofori-Atta, Minister of Finance

GHANA’S DEBT bailout programme with the International Monetary Fund may require “tweaking” after the nation’s new administration revealed that GH¢7 billion ($1.6 billion) in expenses were not accounted for by the previous government, the finance minister said. The government is in talks with the IMF and will seek to finalise …

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CPC share price appreciates 200%

CPC share price appreciated by over 200% from 0.01 to close at GH¢0.03 Per share

THE COCOA Processing Company (CPC) led the gainers in the first week of February trading on the Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE) as the price of its shares appreciated by 200% to close at GH¢0.03 per share from the previous price of GH¢0.01. The Standard Chartered Bank climbed 15.2% from GH¢13.19 …

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