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AWA begins thrice-weekly Accra-Monrovia services

Africa World Airlines (AWA) Tuesday December 12, 2017, flew its maiden flight from Accra to Monrovia; a journey its management described as an important milestone in their  goal of connecting West Africa. “The start of a direct service by Africa World Airlines (AWA) between Ghana’s capital Accra and Monrovia will …

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Rigworld sweeps awards at 2017 GOGA Night

The 4th Ghana Oil and Gas Awards (GOGA) ceremony has been held once again to recognise achievements of individuals, local and international companies who have distinguished themselves in Ghana’s oil and gas sector. GOGA also rewarded those that have played significant roles in moving the industry forward. Speaking to Newsghana.com.gh, …

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2nd Deputy BoG boss hasn’t resigned – Governor

The Governor of the Central Bank Dr. Ernest Addison has dismissed media reports that his second deputy governor has resigned. According to him, Dr. Johnson Asiama is still at post at the Bank of Ghana. Media reports are rife that Dr. Asiama who was appointed into office during the tenure …

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Gov’t will partner private sector to achieve SDGs – Bawumia

Government will partner the private sector to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and make the life of the ordinary Ghanaian better, Vice President Alhaji Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has stated. According to Dr Bawumia, achieving the SDGs would benefit both the private sector, who would have a healthy, skilled …

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Shell opens multipurpose Service Station at Haatso

Vivo Energy Ghana, a member of the Ghana Club 100, has commissioned its multipurpose Shell service station in Haatso. The plush Haatso Shell service station includes a KFC drive-through outlet (a fast food restaurant chain that specialises in fried chicken), a pharmacy, a grooming outlet and ATM farms, among other …

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Ghana to build bauxite refinery in 3yrs – Bawumia

Vice president Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has disclosed the government is putting in place the necessary legislation and infrastructure to establish a bauxite refinery in the next two to three years. A bill seeking to set up a Bauxite Development Authority to facilitate the establishment of an Integrated Aluminium Industry will …

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SDGs will create opportunities for businesses – Bawumia

The vice president Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia is optimistic the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) will help the private sector to “create opportunities for their investment.” Speaking at a High Level African Roundtable on mobilizing support and accelerating implementation of the SDGs, Dr Bawumia stressed it is imperative for countries to …

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Women vital for SME expansion – Bawumia

Vice president Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has identified women as key vehicles in expanding the frontiers of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs). According to him, since SMEs play a key role in achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the private sector must have confidence in women to transform economies. “In …

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UniBank secures over GH¢700m investment to shore-up capital

UniBank has secured over GH¢600million of fresh capital injection to position itself as one of the earliest banks to meet the central bank’s increased stated capital requirement, a source close to the deal has told B&FT. In a move that is expected to repose some much-needed confidence in local banks, …

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