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October 25, 2017 4:40 PM Maintain Ghana's Territorial Integrity

The President , H.E Nana Addo Danquah Akufo-Addo has urged the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) to work hard to facilitate trade and investment through the effective processing of legitimate travelers and operating a work and residence permit system that meets the economic and security needs of the country. He stressed that the GIS has a special and crucial 73

October 25, 2017 2:57 PM Morocco extends its business activities to West Africa

Accra, Oct 25, GNA - In a bid to broaden their business activities and form more partnerships in the African continent and beyond, Moroccan businesses have embarked on a vigorous drive across the African Sub-Regions. In Ghana on Monday, a business delegation made up of 80 businesses held a day’s forum with their Ghanaian counterparts on the theme: “Africa 91

October 25, 2017 5:16 AM Solutions to recurring gas explosions; beyond the blame game [Article]

The proliferation of petrol and gas filling stations across the country has raised safety concerns amidst the less than satisfactory compliance with minimum environmental safety requirement in the operations of these facilities. Available statistics indicate that between 2014 and 2017, Ghana has witnessed eight major gas explosions – the Kwame Nkrumah 100

October 24, 2017 4:46 AM First Lady urges business leaders to help rebrand Ghana

First Lady, Mrs. Rebecca Akufo-Addo has urged businesses to play active roles in the efforts of rebranding Ghana by adopting it as a corporate social responsibility that would help propel the growth of their businesses. “After all, when the economy grows and poverty levels drop; when governments are better able to provide the social interventions needed 71

October 23, 2017 5:50 AM Banks base rates stay at 26.6% in September

The average base rate among commercial banks remained at 26.6 percent in September 2017 as recorded in August 2017. The base rate is the lowest rate at which a bank would lend to its customers. According to the Bank of Ghana’s Annual Percentage and Average Interest report, of the thirty-one banks that were surveyed, Unibank still tops with its base rate at 36.8 percent 53

October 22, 2017 6:25 PM Performance of agriculture sector declining – Minister

For the past decade, performance of the agricultural sector in Ghana has been declining and the rural poor who constitute the chunk of the smallholder farmers are living below the poverty line. It would therefore be a contradiction using agriculture as the backbone to the economic prosperity when those who are into agriculture are down-trodden. “We cannot 52

October 22, 2017 7:07 AM Opportunity exists to engage AMERI – Kwabena Donkor

Dr Kwabena Donkor, former Minister of Power has stated that there was an opportunity for the government to engage AMERI Energy for re-negotiations. According to him, it was wrong for the government to criminalise other parties in the deal before engaging them for discussions. Dr Donkor was also at the Committee to respond to questions over the $510 million 38

October 21, 2017 8:39 AM VRA fronted AMERI deal – Kwabena Donkor

Former Power Minister, Dr. Kwabena Donkor, highlighted the critical role the Volta River Authority (VRA) played in the 2015 agreement with AMERI, for the provision of a 250 MW power plant in the heat of the country’s power crisis, when he appeared before Parliament’s Mines and Energy Committee on Friday. Testifying before the committee, he said the VRA was the technical 51

October 21, 2017 5:18 AM ‘Ghana’s ITLOS victory a collective effort’ – Akufo-Addo

The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has paid glowing tribute to successive Presidents and governments who, he said, played important roles, over the years, in ensuring a favourable verdict was handed down by the International Tribunal on the Law of the Sea (ITLOS). According to President Akufo-Addo, “this victory could not have been achieved 72

October 21, 2017 2:50 AM Africapitalism And Amazing Tony Elumelu

And one of such people is Tony Elumelu, the self appointed champion of AFRICAPITALISM -Afrocentric entrepreneurship aimed at stimulating economic growth towards the elimination of poverty in the continent of Africa. The banker turned entrepreneur through his HEIRS holding-a diversified conglomerate, has in the past three years been leveraging on his philanthropic 166