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The World Bank, recently provided funds to Ghana for the establishment of the country’s first ever electronic agriculture programme (“e-agriculture) aimed at modernizing agricultural production. The “e-Agriculture” is an emerging field in the intersection of agricultural informatics,...
The Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) has taken its fight against exorbitant bank charges in the country to a new level, by requesting that the Bank of Ghana (BoG) direct commercial banks not to lend to businesses above a stipulated threshold. The association is expected to formally put that...
Reigning CIMG Bank of the Year, Fidelity Bank, has proven itself tops once again by picking three prestigious accolades at the 2015 edition of the Ghana Telecom Awards held at the weekend. The awards included Best Bank in Mobile Financial Services and Best Bank Investment in ICT Infrastructure....
The Director General of National Information Technology Agency (NITA), Mr William Tevie, has said the new Eastern Corridor optical backbone network will offer a great number of direct socio-economic benefits to communities within the project’s catchment area. He said the facility had no coverage...
The local cement manufacturing industry is under serious threat, as importers of the product adopt underhand dealings with the active connivance of public officials in the corridors of power and regulatory agencies. The absence of strict application of the rules governing the import of such...
The National Petroleum Authority (NPA) has announced a 9 percent increase in the price of petroleum products with effect from May 17, 2015. According to the NPA, the increase is due to the rise in FOB prices of petroleum products and the depreciation of the Ghana Cedi in terms of the US dollar and...
The poor quality of electricity supplies to micro-businesses as a result of the energy crisis costs their annual sales US$686.4million, the Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER) has said. This is based on crude estimates from the research think-tank which indicated that...
Government has received a cheque for USD $4.5million from Gold Fields Ghana Limited as a dividend payment on its 2014 accounts. It represents government's 10 percent shares in Gold Fields’ Tarkwa and Damang Mines. This brings to US$25.3million total dividend the company has paid to government...

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