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Ignore cheap propaganda on cocoa price – Chief Farmer – Starr Fm

The 2016 National Best Cocoa Farmer, Nana Opoku Gyamfi, has advised his colleague farmers not to be moved by cheap propaganda being peddled around by some disgruntled members of the society on the recent cocoa producer price announced by government. According to the Sankore-based cocoa farmer, he had monitored how …

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Appeals Court throws out IFC in case against Quantum Oil – Starr Fm

The court of Appeal has dismissed an application for stay of proceedings by the International Finance Corporation (IFC) seeking to halt an ongoing case with Quantum Oil Terminals Limited at the High Court over damages caused as a result of a breach of an agreement. The court made up of …

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Reduce taxes on mobile phones – Dealers – Starr Fm

Phone dealers are on the neck of government to reduce taxes on imported cellular gadgets. Currently, importers pay more than 10 percent tax on phones they bring while neighboring Nigeria charges far less. According to players in the Mobile phone business, Ghana must check the development, especially at a time …

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Finland’s trade minister visits Ghana – Starr Fm

The Minister for Foreign Trade and Development of Finland Mr. Kai Mykkänen will visit Ghana in mid-November. He will arrive in the country with a Business Delegation of more than 20 Finnish companies, representing areas such as Power, ICT, Telecommunications, CleanTech, Health & Wellbeing, and Education. The timing of the …

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Zeepay enjoys positive reviews from UN based firm – Starr Fm

Ghana’s leading mobile financial services firm Zeepay has enjoyed massive reviews from Better Than Cash Alliance in its 2017 Country Diagnostic report titled, “Building an Inclusive Digital Payments Ecosystem: The Way Forward”. The Better Than Cash Alliance is a partnership of governments, companies, and international organizations that accelerates the transition …

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Ghana-UK trade drops by 30% since 2012

The volume of trade between Ghana and the UK has dropped by more than 30 percent, according to newly appointed British High Commission to Ghana. Iain Walker disclosed that recent statistics made available to the commission show that bilateral trade between the two countries has been declining since 2012, culminating …

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Vodafone Ghana CEO Yolanda Cuba receives award

Vodafone Ghana CEO, Yolanda Zoleka Cuba, has been presented with an award, recognizing her among WomanRising’s 2016 Top 50 Corporate Women Leaders in Ghana. The ranking which featured 50 of Ghana’s leading corporate women leaders in both public and private sector was held in 2016 to recognize the contribution of …

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SEC to increase minimum capital requirement for capital market operators 

The minimum capital requirement for operators in Ghana’s capital market will soon be reviewed upward, director general of the Securities and Exchange Commission Rev. Daniel Ogbamey Tetteh has hinted. He, however, failed to mention the margin of increase but noted it will be “significant”. The Commission will soon notify market …

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GGBL impacts over 175,000 lives with LRM sourcing initiative

Guinness Ghana Breweries Limited (GGBL) has held a stakeholder’s workshop to showcase and assess the socio-economic impact of their Local Raw Material (LRM) sourcing initiative on the Ghanaian economy. The stakeholder workshop is held bi-annually to review the impact of the company’s LRM agenda on government and the communities in …

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