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Ghana records strong growth in 2nd quarter of 2017

Ghana’s economy recorded strong growth in the second quarter of this year, much higher than the previous quarter. New figures recorded by the Ghana Statistical Service reveal that Ghana grew by 9.0 percent as compared to the same period last year which had a growth of 1.1 percent. Industry led …

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Electricity tariffs to go down next year

Energy Minister Boakye Agyarko has stated that government will reduce electricity tariff in the national budget which will be presented before parliament in November this year. Mr. Agyarko explained that government could not reduce the tariff in this year’s budget due to moves to stabilize power supply in the country. …

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Investors lament over difficulties in opening businesses

Some investors seeking to make investments in the country have demanded for fair treatment in the business environment. The investors who formed part of a delegation from the Caribbean are seeking to take advantage of the available investment opportunities in Ghana. Speaking at the maiden Caribbean Trade Mission in Ghana, …

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Dishonesty will hamper bank mergers

A former Director General of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Dr Adu Anane-Antwi has stated that some bank mergers may suffer setbacks due to lack of trust. According to him, the lack of trust among businesses and companies in Ghana is a major challenge to the industry. The Governor …

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