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September 5, 2016 6:48 AM Ghana makes headway with IMF programme

A team led by the IMF Mission Chief for Ghana, Joël Toujas-Bernaté, visited Accra from August 29 to September 2, 2016 and had earlier expressed satisfaction with the government’s performance in resolving the outstanding issues. The team met with President John Dramani Mahama, Mr Terkper, the Governor of the Bank of Ghana (BoG), Dr Abdul-Nashiru Issahaku 28

September 5, 2016 5:37 AM The Latest: Obama and Putin hold meeting at G20

President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin are meeting informally on the sidelines of the Group of 20 economic summit in China. White House spokesman Ned Price says more details about the meeting will be released later in the day. The meeting is taking place in private. Obama’s meeting with Putin comes as the U.S. and Russia are negotiating 13

September 4, 2016 10:29 AM UK pledges support for Ghanaian companies

The British High Commissioner to Ghana, Jon Benjamin has said with an interim Economic Partnership Agreement duly ratified by the Ghanaian Parliament, Ghana will continue to enjoy duty and quota free access to the United Kingdom (UK) market. This, he said, could create the much needed employment opportunities amongst Ghanaian export companies. Mr Benjamin 23

September 4, 2016 9:21 AM China's Xi Somber about World Economy at G-20, Warns Against Protectionism

The global economy is being threatened by rising protectionism and risks of high leverage are accumulating, Chinese President Xi Jinping said at the open of a two-day summit of leaders from G-20 nations. His warning on Sunday followed bilateral talks with Barack Obama that the U.S. president described as "extremely productive," but which failed to bring 14

September 3, 2016 9:46 AM Korle-Bu Eye Centre reopens after renovation

Saturday 3rd September , 2016 9:46 am The management of Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital has announced to patients and the public that the Eye Centre, which was closed down for some renovation, has been re-opened. A statement issued in Accra and copied to the Ghana News Agency on Thursday by Mr Mustapha Salifu, the Public Relations Officer of the Korle-Bu 23

September 2, 2016 1:41 AM D-Day Looms for Nickel Market as Top Shipper Checks on Mines

The global nickel market will discover the severity of the Philippines’ mining audit next Thursday as President Rodrigo Duterte’s government presents the findings of the checkup and announces support for communities affected by any further suspensions. Benchmark prices surged. The audit in the world’s largest mined nickel supplier has been completed 2

September 2, 2016 12:31 AM Zuckerberg’s visit proof of IT’s vibrancy, says MainOne

n Information Technology (IT) firm, MainOne, has said the visit of Facebook founder, Mark Zuckerberg, to Nigeria is a validation of the energy and vibrancy of the nation’s technology industry. Ms Funke Opeke, who is the chief executive officer of MainOne, in a statement on yesterday in Lagos, said the technology industry was vibrant despite infrastructure 2

September 1, 2016 4:23 AM NPP Gov’t would revamp dormant development programmes

Bawku (U/E) Aug. 31, GNA - Nana Addo Dankwah Akufo-Addo, the Presidential candidate for the New Patriotic Party (NPP), has assured Ghanaians that his government will revamp all development initiatives that are currently lying dormant. He said the National Health Insurance Scheme and the National Youth Employment programme were human development programmes 6

August 31, 2016 3:19 PM NPP government would revamp dormant development programmes – Akufo- Addo

Nana Addo Dankwah Akufo-Addo, the Presidential candidate for the New Patriotic Party (NPP), has assured Ghanaians that his government will revamp all development initiatives that are currently lying dormant. He said the National Health Insurance Scheme and the National Youth Employment programme were human development programmes rolled out by the NPP more than eight 5

August 31, 2016 1:54 AM Lesufi calls out Pretoria Girls' SGB over racism

"It was emotionally draining, to be quite frank. To listen to those girls… (who) aren’t allowed to speak their mother tongue and they are distributed according to tribes… they are told (their hair) looks like a bird's nest… they will be suspended. "When we met with the SGB it was quite clear that they themselves have turned a blind eye (and made the) schooling 9