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February 3, 2018 7:15 AM North Korea made $200m flouting sanctions, UN told

North Korea earned nearly $200m (£141m) last year by exporting banned commodities in breach of international sanctions, a UN report says. The report by a panel of experts said several countries including China, Russia and Malaysia had failed to stop the illegal exports. It said there was evidence of military co-operation with Syria and Myanmar 66

January 23, 2018 5:30 AM Ghana’s imports drop marginally in 2017

Ghana’s imports have dropped marginally between 2016 and 2017, figures from the Bank of Ghana have shown. The country’s imports declined from 12.9 billion dollars in 2016 to 12.7 billion dollars in 2017. This translates into a drop of 1.7 percent within the one year period. Total exports also reached 13.7 billion dollars from 11 billion dollars in 2016. As a result 90

December 5, 2017 7:09 AM Premix fuel diversions: ‘Guilty’ OMCs banned

The about 14 Oil Marketing Companies found culpable in the illegal diversion of premix fuel, have been banned and will no longer receive premix fuel supplies from the National Premix Fuel Committee. This was contained in a joint press release issued by the Ministry of Energy, Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development, National Petroleum Authority 84

November 1, 2017 11:07 PM DEC Urge Assembly Members To Promote Grassroot Participation

Mr Wilson Arthur, The District Chief Executives of Wassa East, has urged members of the Assembly to make it a habit to meet with their electorates before and after general assembly meetings to promote grassroots participation in local governance. This, he said, would enable the electorates to have a say and be informed about development issues in the district 87

November 1, 2017 1:16 PM Western Naval Base takes delivery of four class defence boats

The Minister of Defence, Mr Dominic Nitiwul on Tuesday commissioned four Chinese defender class boats for use by the Ghana Navy. The four boats constitute part of a grant from the Chinese government to Ghana to re-equip the Ghana Armed Forces. They were named after four former Chiefs of Naval staff who throughout their career offered distinguished service 163

October 31, 2017 2:47 PM Appeal court dismisses IFC’s case against Quantum October 31, 2017

The court of appeal has dismissed a stay of proceedings application by International Finance Corporation (IFC) which sought to put on hold an ongoing case with Quantum Oil Terminals Limited at the High Court over a breach of a contract. According to the ruling of the court, it found no reason to stay proceedings at the high court looking at the argument 46

October 30, 2017 10:39 PM The Premier Oil PLC (PMO) Receives “Overweight” Rating from Barclays PLC

Barclays PLC reissued their overweight rating on shares of Premier Oil PLC (LON:PMO) in a research note released on Tuesday. Barclays PLC currently has a GBX 100 ($1.24) price objective on the oil producer’s stock. A number of other research firms also recently weighed in on PMO. Credit Suisse Group AG boosted their price target on shares of Premier 73

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 103

October 29, 2017 4:54 PM Women in Builsa South trained to improve their businesses

Fumbisi (UER) Oct 29, GNA - One Hundred and Twenty-Eight women in the Builsa South District in the Upper East Region have been trained to improve their businesses by adding value to some raw products. They were trained on best methods of rice parboiling/processing, shea butter extraction, malt processing, soap making, dawadawa processing and groundnut 27

October 29, 2017 4:35 PM Faces of media excellence: Multimedia journalists sweep honours at 2017 WAMECA

Three Multimedia Group journalists, Seth Kwame Boateng, Manasseh Azure Awuni and Albert Sore were honoured at the West Africa Media Excellence Conference & Awards (WAMECA) 2017 held at the Movenpick Ambassador Hotel in Accra on Saturday. WAMECA, which is under the stewardship of the Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA), a media rights champion in Africa 265