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October 6, 2017 5:50 AM New book celebrates Fidelity’s banking milestones

Fidelity Bank’s achievements in Ghana have been featured an academic book written by Prof Dana Redford, President of Policy Experimentation and Evaluation Platform. The book is titled “Developing Africa’s Financial Services: The Importance of High Impact Entrepreneurship,” and addresses the key question of how entrepreneurial financial institutions have been able to rise in Africa 81

October 5, 2017 10:05 PM Akufo-Addo jibes Mahama; says he did not inherit a ‘rich father’

President Akufo-Addo has aimed a thinly veiled dig at his predecessor John Mahama, insisting he inherited “an empty treasury” from the erstwhile National Democratic Congress (NDC) government. He went ahead to commission a water project in Jambusi on Monday, after which a short ceremony was organised in order for him to address the people. Speaking in the aftermath 17

October 5, 2017 8:19 PM 'Northern Dev't Authority needless SADA rebranding'

The Minority in Parliament has picked a fight with the Majority over a bill that is expected to establish new Development Authorities, arguing it is a needless duplication. The Minority chorus on the floor of the House during the debate on the bill is that the new initiative is no different from existing one, Savanna Acceleration Development Authority 58

October 5, 2017 5:41 PM Churches Must Help Gov't Curb Social Vices

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo says churches play a pivotal role in Ghana's socio-economic growth. The President urged churches to teach their congregations to be committed towards the development of the country. He noted that sound teaching by the church was core for nation building. According to him, his administration needs the support of churches 39

October 5, 2017 6:38 AM ‘One Corner’ singer Patapaa set to rock another stage in live concert in Takoradi

New artiste, Patapaa who recently moved the foundations of Ghana music with his ‘One Corner’ song appears to be hitting up new gigs. The artiste who complained recently of not having a dime in his bank accounts was for the first time billed in a live concert last weekend.. Patapaa together with Kumawood’s Kwadwo Nkansah Lilwin on Saturday delivered their 49

October 4, 2017 7:04 PM We started Wa Water project; Nana Addo ‘lied’ – NDC

The Upper West branch of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), has accused President Akufo-Addo of peddling falsehood for suggesting that the erstwhile New Patriotic Party (NPP) administration under John Agyekum Kufuor, commenced the Wa Water project which was commissioned on Monday. The $55.50 million water project at Jambusie, which was constructed 81

October 4, 2017 3:27 PM More Ghanaian entrepreneurs benefit from ENGINE programme

Accra, Oct. 4, GNA – The Enhancing Growth In New Enterprises (ENGINE) business plan competition and entrepreneurship development programme has rewarded 82 entrepreneurs in Accra. The competition is to award the most promising entrepreneurs with funds to help them in financing the needs highlighted in their business plans and refine the business model 27

October 4, 2017 3:23 PM Free SHS is antidote to illiteracy in Africa – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has urged African leaders to follow the example of Ghana’s Free Senior High School Education Policy to drastically reduce illiteracy on the continent. He noted that the policy would enable the African child to receive better education for increased knowledge to contribute meaningfully to Africa’s development saying 65

October 4, 2017 3:18 PM We must process our raw materials to maximise profit – Osafo-Maafo

Mr Yaw Osafo-Maafo, the Senior Minister, says it is high time the nation departs from the export of raw materials and adds value to her agricultural produce in order to maximise profit for infrastructural development. He said Ghana, and for that matter Africa, should move away from the paradigm of relying heavily on the export of raw commodities to generate 64

October 4, 2017 1:49 PM Acute water shortage hits major areas in Kumasi, residents go without bathing

Source: Ghana| Myjoyonline | Abubakar Ibrahim Residents of Asokwa, Maxima and Oforikrom are resorting to unhygienic sources following a water shortage blamed on repair works at the city’s water treatment sub-station. In some areas like Oforikrom, Joy News’ Erastus Asare Donkor reports that they had dirty water briefly flow through their taps Tuesday 39