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Making Ghana A Cashless Economy: Veep Launches Mobile Money Interoperability System

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Accra: On Thursday, 10th May, 2018 , the Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia launched the first Mobile Money Interoperability System in Ghana. “In 2017 , I challenged the Bank of Ghana, GhIPPS, the Telcos and Financial Institutions in Ghana to ensure that mobile money platforms were Interoperable. It has been …

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Why Multimedia Group Suspended Adom FM’s Presenter Captain Smart…

Per a communique announcing the decision, Multimedia Ghana Limited, owners of the radio station said Smart’s utterances on his show ‘Dwaso Nsem’ will bring their business into disrepute. Management of Accra based radio station, Adom FM, has with immediate effect, interdicted its popular presenter Captain Smart. Smart has been asked to …

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Kwabena Duffour’s Unibank Collapses: Bank Of Ghana Takes Over


The Bank of Ghana (BoG) has announced it has taken over the management of a private bank, Unibank. The Governor of the Central Bank explained at a press conference Tuesday that the takeover is due to challenges facing the bank. He mentioned weak supervisory standards and weak operations as the cause of …

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KLM Overbooked Flight Passengers In Accra; Compensates Frustrated Passengers With Just GHC 50

At least 25 passengers of Dutch Airline KLM were yesterday [Saturday], left stranded at the departure hall of the Kotoka International Airport in Accra. The Airline operators allegedly overbooked the flight, leaving the passengers, including children as young as one, frustrated. The passengers were reportedly each given GhC50 by the …

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Starbow Sacks Employees As It Prepares To Close Down The Company

According to a publication by Citi Business News, the affected persons included management, flight and grounds staff. According to the story as reported by citifmonline.com, CEO of Starbow, James Eric Antwi, stated that contracts of workers have been terminated effective November 30, 2017. “We write to serve you this day’s …

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Planting for Food and Jobs Now Has Over 200,000 Registered Farmers Exceeding The Target

The Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA) has exceeded its target of registering 200,000 farmers at the pilot phase of the Planting for Food and Jobs (PFJ) policy, the sector Minister, Dr Owusu Afriyie Akoto, has disclosed. “When the PFJ started this year, our target was to register and support …

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DOWNLOAD PDF: World Bank Publishes Dr. Bawumia’s Academic Paper On Ghana’s Oil

The World Bank and the United Nations University World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WiDER) have published an academic paper co-authored by Ghana’s Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia centered on Ghana’s oil find. The paper is on the topic – Oil Discovery and Macroeconomic Management: The Recent Ghanaian Experience. The …

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‘One district, one factory’ to be showcased at Dubai Expo 2020

Viable companies to be established under government’s ‘One district, One factory’ initiative will be showcased at the biggest world Expo to be held in Dubai, UAE in 2020, Yofi Grant, Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Investment Promotions Centre (GIPC) has said. Asked by the B&FT whether the GIPC considers …

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Offline version of Ghanapost GPS to be rolled out soon

The Deputy Communications Minister, George Andah has said the Ghana Post will roll out service centers with offline mode devices for the generation of digital addresses via text message for users without internet access. The software, Ghana Post GPS was launched on Wednesday, October 18, by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo …

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One District-One Factory: 185 firms cleared to take projects in 99 districts

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Some 185 business proposals have so far been cleared as ‘viable and bankable’, and are lined up for rolled out in 99 districts across the country under the ‘One District, One Factory’ programme. According to Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry, Robert Ahomka-Lindsey, more than 40 percent of the companies …

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