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March 9, 2018 6:00 AM Journalists cautioned against misreporting financial issues

The Director-General of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Rev Daniel Ogbarmey Tetteh has advised financial journalists in Ghana to remain objective in their reportages on financial issues in the country and not present themselves as experts. Speaking on the role of financial journalists in the capital market at a training workshop for journalists 28

March 1, 2018 1:55 PM Don’t pay for allocation of shops at new Kejetia market – KMA warns

The Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly has stated that it is not collecting money from traders to secure spaces for them after the Kejetia redevelopment project is completed. The Assembly in a statement said it would deal ruthlessly with persons caught extorting monies from traders. “The assembly will soon commence the validation of all traders and shop owners 33

February 28, 2018 5:35 AM Food prices increase by 150%; expected to last for 4 months

Consumers should brace themselves to pay more for the same quantity of food they purchase at least for the next four months. It follows the increase in the prices of foodstuffs which is expected to drag for some time. Citi Business News’ checks at some major markets in Accra show that the prices of foodstuffs have shot up between 25 and 150 percent 19

October 30, 2017 12:02 PM Rising consumption of palm oil in Ghana

There has been a rising consumption of palm oil in Ghana, leading to increase in importation of the oil into the country. Palm oil imports into Ghana increased from 163,000 tonnes in 2015 to 203,000 tonnes in 2016, an increase of about 23.9 per cent. Within the first nine months of this year, Malaysian palm oil imports into Ghana totaled 213,000 tonnes 32

October 28, 2017 12:24 AM The Latest: Hundreds against independence rally in Barcelona

Not everyone in Catalonia is pleased with their regional government’s vote to declare independence from Spain. Hundreds of people against independence marched Friday night in downtown Barcelona, waving Spanish flags. In response to the Catalan move, Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy says his government is firing Catalonia’s regional government, dissolving 30

October 26, 2017 12:03 PM We’ll make Ghana aviation hub – President declares at 1st African Airshow

The first Aerospace and Aviation Exhibition designed to establish Ghana as the transportation hub in West Africa opened in Accra on Wednesday. The three-day event has brought together professionals, experts and industry players in Africa and from other parts of the world to showcase business, commercial and defence aircraft. The platform is also expected 12

October 26, 2017 4:20 AM Urban rush – of migration and food security

Migration, as a growing phenomenon, is a critical determinant in shaping global economic, political and social policies. And while migration has been a source of economic and cultural benefits, the recent global trends are indicative of the travesties faced by populations, who migrate due to lack of food security and conflict. A large share of migrants 19

October 25, 2017 11:39 AM GSA urges government to make food safety a public health priority

Accra, Oct 25, GNA – The Ghana Standards Authority (GSA) has urged the Government to make food safety a public health priority. Dr Kofi Amponsah-Bediako, the Public Relations Officer, GSA, explained that this was because food safety plays a pivotal role in developing policies and regulatory frameworks. He said there was the need to establish and implement 15

October 23, 2017 11:27 PM Ghana Scores Low Marks In Local Investor Participation In New Barclay’s Index

Ghana’s financial market has low local participation compared to its peers in some African countries, the maiden Africa Financial Markets Index launched in Washington D.C has revealed. The finding was after a research by independent think tank OMFIF and Barclays Africa Group. The index tracked performances of financial markets in 17 African countries 18

October 23, 2017 11:11 PM Xi's power reinforced at party congress

China's 19th Communist Party Congress, a twice-a-decade gathering to select the country's new leadership, will end on Tuesday with the enshrinement of Chinese President Xi Jinping's political theory into the party constitution. The "Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era" is a broad vision outlined by Xi during a three-and-a-half-hour 18