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Churches contributing to Cedi depreciation – Gov’t

Depreciation of Ghana’s local currency – Cedi – can partly be blamed on Churches operating in Ghana with headquarters based outside the country, a senior technical economic advisor to the vice president said. Dr. Samuel Kwadwo Frimpong observed most of these foreign Churches convert their offertories and tithes into dollars …

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Population and Housing Census slated for March 2020

The next Population and Housing Census in Ghana is expected to take place on March 15, 2020. A 24-member Steering Committee set to provide political, cultural and institutional support for the conduct of the 2020 Population and Housing Census has been inaugurated. Inaugurating the Committee, the Minister of Finance, Ken …

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World Bank praises Free SHS, pledges support

The World Bank Vice President for Africa, Dr Hafez Ghanem, has praised the Ghana Government for its revolutionary decision to provide Free Senior High School education, and has pledged the Bank’s support for its sustenance and improvement. The Bank has also pledged its support for Ghana’s ongoing economic programmes and …

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Siemens partners WestPark to build first-ever renewable energy-powered industrial and business park in Africa

Siemens has announced it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with WestPark Enterprises to develop an expandable microgrid solution for the fast-growing industrial and business park based in Takoradi, Western Ghana. The Westpark aims to eliminate many of the challenges faced by companies doing business in Sub-Sahara Africa, such …

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Customer service very poor in Ghana—Report

The survey conducted by the Institute of Customer Service Professionals was carried out across various sectors including Financial, utilities, Telecommunications, Hospitality, Healthcare, Retail malls, Public Institutions and online businesses. It revealed that public Institutions especially utility providers were the worse when it comes to   good customer service delivery while retail …

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1D1F: 57 factories approved for Accra, 14 begin operations

Deputy Minister for Trade and Industry, Robert Ahomkah Lindsay, has hinted that as part of government’s One District, One Factory initiative, 57 factories have received approval from investors and will soon commence operations in the Greater Accra Region. More than half of the 57 factories the deputy Minister disclosed are …

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