In ten years, the digital economy will probably weigh 10% of African GDP, says Mobilitas Group

In ten years, the digital economy will probably weigh 10% of African GDP, says Mobilitas Group

With 3.3% of its GDP from internet-related activities, Senegal does more than many Western countries, including France and Germany The ADIE, the state agency in charge of the information technology policy, has formalized the dematerialization of two procedures of the...
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NPA probes GHC65m office cost

NPA probes GHC65m office cost

The edifice housing the National Petroleum Authority (NPA) cost the state GHC65 million, its CEO Hassan Tampuli has revealed. The five-storey edifice was built by the Mahama administration. Prior to its construction, the NPA had been accused of spending $63,00...
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Stanchart launches credit cards

Stanchart launches credit cards

Standard Chartered Bank on Wednesday launched its Visa Infinite and Visa Platinum cards onto the market. Henry Baye, Head of Retail Banking, Standard Chartered Bank Ghana, who commented on the new products, said the launch demonstrated the bank’s commitm...
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GCB plans to takeover NIB

GCB plans to takeover NIB

GCB Bank Limited has begun overtures to takeover state-owned lender, the National Investment Bank (NIB), in what could create the biggest bank in the country in asset terms. A successful consummation of the deal could potentially create an enlarged GCB...
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Heavy rains to cause food shortage – Esoko

Heavy rains to cause food shortage – Esoko

Ghana is likely to face shortage of some food stuff in the near future should the heavy rains continue. According to crop analysts, the phenomenon is likely to create excess supply of some food crops such as vegetables and fruits....
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ICU pressurizes government over new appointment at NLC

ICU pressurizes government over new appointment at NLC

The Industrial and Commercial Workers’ Union (ICU) wants the government to reconsider at the modalities in appointing the new Executive Secretary of the National Labour Commission (NLC). The President Akufo Addo has appointed a new Executive Secretary of the...
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Delisting CPC from GSE will defeat government agenda for growth – William Quaitoo

Delisting CPC from GSE will defeat government agenda for growth – William Quaitoo

The Ministry of Agriculture has indicated that delisting the Cocoa Processing Company(CPC) from the Ghana Stock Exchange will roll back government’s effort at encourage the private sector participation the industry. The workers of the Cocoa Processing Compan...
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Government reaffirms plans to improve trade ties

Government reaffirms plans to improve trade ties

Minister for Business Development, Mohammed Ibrahim Awal has described as unacceptable the low levels of trade among African countries. Currently trade volumes among African countries are less than 5%, whereas European countries have trade volumes spanning ove...
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Inflation to average 12.3% – 12.4% in June 2017 – UMB Investment

Inflation to average 12.3% – 12.4% in June 2017 – UMB Investment

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) is a measure that determines the weighted average prices of a basket of consumer goods and services, calculated by averaging the price changes for each item in the basket of goods and services. In Ghana,...
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Abolishment of spare parts duty comes into effect this week

Abolishment of spare parts duty comes into effect this week

Buyers of automobile parts will enjoy relief on vehicle spare parts following the abolishment of the import duties on spare parts. The tax policy goes into effect this week after Parliament finally removed import duties on automobile spare parts to...
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