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News extracts from the latest issue:
EU-Ghana relations at crossroads
  Vice President John Mahama   By Utche Okwuosah On May 9, 2012, the Delegation of the European Union (EU) in Ghana, in collaboration with the Ministry of...Read More >>
Ghana's campaign to attract capital
Hon Shirley Ayitey interacting with Objective Capital's MD, Ros Lund, at the company's investment conference, Accra Is Ghana attracting its fair share of today’s inflows of...Read More >>
Diplomatic Relations
Turkey- A country for all tastes
  By Felix Dela Klutse   In May 2012, the Turkish Government expressed its preparedness to forge closer ties with Ghana and other African nations in order to...Read More >>
The next level for the pharmaceutical...
Ghana consumes about $300 million in pharmaceutical products each year, of which 70 percent is imported and 30 percent is produced locally.   Mr. Louis Nortey, Coordinator,...Read More >>
Funding Ghana's growth while Europe suffers
By Utche Okwuosah Vice President addressing investors at the recent Commonwealth Council Investment Forum in Accra. It was in September 2011, during the International Monetary Fund's...Read More >>
Ghana looks to irrigation to save...
Amidst the funfair and optimism that heralded the announcement of a 14 percent growth in the country's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in 2011, the performance of...Read More >>
Ghana’s domestic bond market - Looking...
It is clear that Sub-Saharan Africa is moving beyond being perceived as an underdog. The continent has made significant progress on both the macroeconomic front and...Read More >>
Galamsey - The good, the bad...
Mining is a major economic activity in many developing countries. In Ghana, mining activities in gold-rich regions can be traced to back to the days of...Read More >>
Good news for auto industry
The 2013 BMW x5-m50d, which marks the world premiere of a new six-cylinder inline diesel engine developed exclusively for the BMW M Performance carsFollowing closely...Read More >>
Executive Suite
Government guarantee will make antiretroviral...
Dr. Yaw Adu-Adjei Gyamfi, CEO, Danadams Pharmaceuticals Ltd. By Utche Okwuosah Dr. Yaw Adu-Adjei Gyamfi, CEO of Danadams Pharmaceuticals Limited Dr Gyamfi has been striving to...Read More >>
Banking & Finance
Euro’s lessons for the Eco...
The delayed implementation of the eco – a common currency being promoted by the West Africa Monetary Zone (WAMZ) - may just be a blessing in...Read More >>
Takoradi: The city of black gold
GB&F looks ahead after one year of oil drilling and export A press release from the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) on August 18th stated that...Read More >>
How to avoid the ‘resource curse’
Greater transparency and accountability are some of the ways governments can turn oil wealth into a blessing, writes Daniel Nonor Multinational mining and oil companies transfer...Read More >>
Interest rate ‘overkill’
Business leaders are concerned that banks are refusing to lower their interest rates despite the stabilisation of key macro-economic indicators. By Mustapha Samed The commercial banks...Read More >>
Going green
Worries over global warming and the future of the planet have seen many companies take up green marketing as part of their corporate responsibility programme, as...Read More >>
Warning note
Ghana may be experiencing record growth rates but analysts are urging caution over oil revenue management and lack of infrastructure. By Jon Offei-Ansah   While Europe and...Read More >>
Dam in danger
The Weija Dam is a crucial national asset providing potable water for thousands of people, but its future is in doubt. By Felix Dela Klutse The Weija...Read More >>
Oil & gas
All hopes on maritime boundary bid
Ghana’s application to extend its territorial waters could lead to an added oil bonanza. By Justice Lee Adoboe Ghana could expect to rake in an extra...Read More >>
Ghana Briefs
Help stabilise the Cedi - Graphic boss   The Managing Director for Graphic Communications Group Limited, Kenneth Ashigbey has called on all financial institutions, especially banks, to initiate ‘‘out of the box’’ ways...Read More >>
Ghana Briefs
ACCRA Mall sold   Actis, the pan-emerging markets private equity firm has confirmed the sale of its 85 per cent shareholding in Accra Mall to South African commercial and...Read More >>
World Economy
Virgin Atlantic Airlines drops Nairobi-London route   Virgin Atlantic Airlines has announced plans to withdraw operations between Nairobi (Kenya) and London in September this year. The airline attributed this to increasing costs...Read More >>
World Economy
Demand for Africa's agricultural produce soars Supermarkets across the globe are gradually becoming more dependent on Africa as a source of agricultural produce. Mr Geoffrey White, CEO of UK-based...Read More >>
Ghana Briefs
Telecoms Chamber is not a cartel! – CEO The CEO of the Ghana Telecoms Chamber, Kwaku Sakyi-Addo, has said his outfit is not a cartel as has been speculated by a section of...Read More >>
Ghana Briefs
PD-Gas launched in Accra  A new LPG gas distribution and retailing company, PD-Group Limited has launched its first product  - PD-Gas, in Accra. With the coming of the PD...Read More >>
World Economy
British Airways' super jumbo due for delivery Construction has begun on British Airways' first super jumbo, the Airbus A380, due for delivery next year. British Airways has ordered 12 of the world's...Read More >>
World Economy
Nigeria loses about $5 billion to oil bunkeringSome suspects have been busted by the Nigerian security authorities for operating illegal oil bunkering in some parts of the country. According to a News...Read More >>
Britain to privatise road network Prime Minister of UK, David Cameron Developing countries are not the only ones struggling with infrastructure maintenance and development. Britain is currently considering the prospect...Read More >>
All set for Dominion University College to take-off Dominion University College (DUC), a new cutting-edge tertiary and professional institution is set to give prospective students excellent training in various academic and professional fields...Read More >>
Microsoft gives government thumbs upThe Country Manager of Microsoft Anglophone West Africa, Emmanuel Onyeje has commended the government for its efforts towards making Information Communication Technology (ICT) a key...Read More >>
Hyundai Auto Plaza cleans up parts of AccraHyundai Auto Plaza, a leading automobile company in Ghana has made another mark in its 5-year Anti-Malaria Campaign with a clean-up exercise at Teshie in...Read More >>
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Hyundai Auto Plaza cleans up...
Hyundai Auto Plaza, a leading automobile company in Ghana has...
Demand for Africa's agricultural produce...
Supermarkets across the globe are gradually becoming more dependent on...
EU-Ghana relations at  crossroads EU-Ghana relations at crossroads
  Vice President John Mahama   By Utche Okwuosah On May 9, 2012, the...
Ghana looks to irrigation to...
Amidst the funfair and optimism that heralded the announcement of...
Going green
Worries over global warming and the future of the planet...