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BoG maintains policy rate at 21% – Starr Fm

The Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of Ghana has maintained the policy rate at 21 per cent. Addressing a press conference Monday, the Governor of the Bank of Ghana, Dr. Ernest Addison said improved global growth prospects and accommodative monetary policy stance in advanced economies have impacted favourably on …

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ITLOS ruling victory for Ghana and Cote D’Ivoire – Manteaw – Starr Fm

The chairman for the Civil Society Platform on Oil and Gas, Dr. Steve Manteaw has welcomed the ruling by the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS), saying: “I see it as victory for both parties.” The tribunal ruled Saturday that Ghana did not violate the sovereign right …

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Paperless system extremely beneficial – Freight Forwarders – Starr Fm

The Ghana Institute of Freight Forwarders has lauded government’s decision to rollout the paperless clearing system. The move to introduce the system at the ports followed a directive from the vice president Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia earlier this year. Even though the implementation of the system which commenced September 4, 2017 …

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Free Zones Board organises maiden trade mission to Czech – Starr Fm

The Ghana Free Zones Board (GFZB) has, for the first time in its 22 years existence, organised a three-day foreign trade mission for 17 Ghanaian companies to seek foreign investments. Consequently, the high powered Ghanaian maiden trade mission, which is led by Mr. Carlos Kingsley Ahenkorah, Deputy Minister of Trade …

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No terrorist attack on Accra Mall – Police – Starr Fm

Accra Mall The Ghana Police Service has denied any form of terrorist attack at the Accra Mall. News went viral on social media Sunday that French speaking terrorists have besieged the Accra Mall after Ghana won a case against Cote d’Ivoire in the maritime boundary dispute at the International Tribunal …

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No winner or loser – Bawumia – Starr Fm

Dr Mahamudu Bawumia at the Kundum Festival Ghana’s vice president Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia is delighted over the International Tribunal of the Law of the Sea’s (ITLOS) judgment in favour of Ghana against Cote d’Ivoire in a maritime boundary dispute. However, he stressed “there is no winner or loser” after the …

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Ghana – I. Coast Maritime Dispute ruling underway – Starr Fm

Background In September 2014, the Government of Ghana dragged Côte d’Ivoire to ITLOS in Hamburg, Germany, after the francophone neighbour began laying claim to some offshore oil concessions and adjoining seabed being developed and exploited by various companies, including Tullow Oil plc., within Ghana’s territory. Ghana’s resort to ITLOS under …

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Judgment against Ghana will be dire – Manteaw – Starr Fm

A member of the Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC) Dr. Steve Manteaw has warned that Ghana will be hard hit should the International Tribunal on the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) rule against her in the maritime boundary dispute between her and Cote D’Ivoire. “In terms of implications for …

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