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The Re-Colonization of Africa by Agribusiness

As global agribusiness interests look to expand their profits with the financial backing of the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund, United States Agency for International Development (USAID), various “charitable” foundations and the political backing of the more “developed” countries ...

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Workshop on Public Private Partnership held

The Ministry of Finance in collaboration with the World Bank and the Agence Francaise de Development (AFD) have organised a five-day national workshop on good practices on building Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) at Akosombo in the Eastern Region. The Workshop ...

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Ghana earns 1 billion dollars in petroleum revenue

The Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC), an independent monitoring body on petroleum revenue management, has said $1.833 billion had accrued from the sale of petroleum resources between 2011 and 2013. It said $726.7 million was allocated to the Annual ...

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K’dua traders appeal for reduction in market rates and tolls

  Traders occupying the New Juaben Municipal Assembly stores and sheds, have appealed for reduction in the recent increment of rates and tolls because they cannot afford.   According to the women, even though they had been engaged by the ...

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Ghana to lose $700m in oil revenue due to fall in world price

It is estimated that Ghana will lose $700 million in oil revenue this year as a result of the falling price of crude on the world market. Averagely, the country made $1.2 billion annually from crude oil production, but the ...

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Nestlé Ghana inspires young agri-business entrepreneurs

Three young entrepreneurs active in the field of agriculture in Ghana have visited Nestlé’s Tema factory as part of the prize they received for winning a pitch competition at the ‘Agri-business Entrepreneurship Bootcamp’.   The bootcamp, organised by the Diaspora ...

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Ministry Boosts Abattoirs Business In Two Municipalities

The Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development on Tuesday presented meat vans to the Tamale Metropolitans and Ho Municipal assemblies in Accra.   The vans, which were procured under the Ghana Urban Management Pilot Project (GUMPP), would ensure safe ...

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Fortunes of Agric sector slumps further

The contribution of the agriculture sector to the total amount of goods and services produced in the country, measured by Gross Domestic Product (GDP), dropped to 19.9 per cent in 2014 from the 21.6 per cent it contributed in 2013, ...

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Debt Collection C’ttee very necessary – ECG to ACEP

The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) has the establishment of a committee to oversee the collection of unpaid bills owed by consumers.   “It is a clear directive backed by the government for us to do that and this is ...

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IMF deal has not failed – Terpker

Finance Minister, Seth Terkper has stated that the ongoing negotiations with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) have not been derailed in anyway as speculated by some sections of the media. He said three rounds of negotiations- two in Ghana and ...

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