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Neoplan Ghana Ltd shuts down January 31

Neoplan Ghana Limited, one of the country’s surviving coach manufacturing businesses in the 1970s, has announced a total shutdown on Friday, January 31, 2020 because it is no longer viable. A memo to all staff of the company in Accra and Kumasi announcing the closure of the company, which was …

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Ghana Chamber of Mines chief calls for tax incentives

Exploration for minerals in Ghana remains hampered by tax burdens, Sulemanu Koney, CEO of the Ghana Chamber of Mines, told The Africa Report. “We are not happy with the level of investment we see in exploration,” Koney said. Better incentives for exploration are “a major issue”, he said. “That is …

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Akufo-Addo gov’t borrows GHS86bn in 3 years

Ghana’s debt stock has increased by about GS86.6 billion since the Nana Akufo-Addo government came into office three years ago. Some economists and market watchers have described the rate and quantum of borrowing by the government as alarming and warned that it could plunge the nation into an economic crisis …

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Ghana’s debt-to-GDP to hit 65% 2023 – Moody’s

Ghana’s debt-to-GDP ratio is projected to hit 65% by the year 2023. According to international rating agency Moody’s, Ghana’s debt will rise primarily due to an annual assumption of 2% of GDP in the form of contingent liabilities. Moody’s’ forecast also includes disbursements under the $2 billion financing deal with …

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Interest in investing in Ghana continues to rise – Oppong Nkrumah

Information Minister, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, has noted that interest in making investment in Ghana especially by foreigners continues to rise. The Information Minister who doubles as the Member of Parliament for Ofoase-Ayirebi constituency in the Eastern Region, made this known after participating in the Ghana Investment Summit in the United …

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COCOBOD introduces slashers to improve cocoa quality

The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) has taken delivery of 100,000 pieces of motorised slashers to be distributed to cocoa farmers throughout the country. The slashers are to prevent the farmers from resorting to the use of weedicides on their farms and, thus, reduce the risk of having the beans contaminated …

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Number plate manufacturers plot uncovered

Credible reports and intelligence gathered by ghananewspage.com points to a deliberate ploy by a cartel to tarnish the image of the Chief Executive Officer of DVLA, Mr. Kwasi Agyemang Busia. The cartel, which is a plate manufacturing gang, is angered because the CEO is tirelessly working to seal the loopholes, …

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