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Bank of Ghana announces policy rate today

The Governor of the Bank of Ghana, Dr Ernest Addison is today [January 22, 2018] expected to announce the central bank’s policy rate for commercial banks for the next couple of months. It follows the completion of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC’s) annual meetings to review the Ghanaian economy. Today’s …

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17-year-old kills mother over missing memory card

A 17-year-old Junior High School (JHS) pupil, Emmanuel Gyan is in police custody for allegedly killing his own mother over his missing mobile phone memory card. Gyan is said to have hit his 52-year-old mother, Faustina Agyeiwaa, several times in the head with a pestle until she fell down, and …

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Ghana opens first Embassy in Kuwait

The Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey has inaugurated Ghana’s first Embassy in Kuwait City in Kuwait. She said the event marks an important milestone in the diplomatic relations between Ghana and the State of Kuwait which dates back to the period when the Ghanaian embassy …

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Akufo-Addo meets the press after 1yr in office

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has scheduled an encounter with journalists on Wednesday. This will be the second time the president will face the press for questions after a similar session was held in July 2017, six months after he assumed the presidency. He promised to make the encounter a …

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GRA targets a whopping GHS39bn as revenue in 2018

The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has set a revenue target of GHS39 billion for 2018. Announcing this on the sidelines of a send-off for some staff on Friday, Commissioner-General Kofi Nti said the targets will be appraised on a quarterly basis. He said in 2017, the Authority achieved 92 percent …

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