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2014-09-01 Analyst - IMF Bailout Not Panacea to Ghana Economic Woes
[CAJ News]Accra -MISYS, the United Kingdom-based multinational software firm, argued Ghana's decision to engage the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for a bailout programme was not enough to solve the country's current economic woes.

2014-09-01 Ghana's Mobile Number Portability Scheme Outstrips South Africa, Kenya and Nigeria
[Balancing Act]London -Mobile Number Portability (MNP) schemes have been slow to take off in Sub-Saharan Africa and their performance has not been outstanding. Ghana is the exception and has good reason to be bragging about its success. Russell Southwood spoke to Bob Palitz, a telecom consultant who has been involved in the MNP process from its policy and planning stages through to implementation and launch.

2014-09-01 Officials Meet to Prepare Aggressive Ebola Strategy
[VOA]Ghana is to launch a nationwide Ebola campaign to educate students against the deadly disease after a meeting of health and education professionals scheduled for Monday in the capital, Accra, according to Deputy Education Minister Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa.

2014-09-01 Cranes Set Off for Black Stars Date
[CAF]Seeking a return to the Africa Cup of Nations for the first time in over 35years the Uganda Cranes have set off for Ghana and delivered government guidelines to their next opponents Guinea, who visit them in Kampala on 10 September for their second match of the final group phase for Morocco 2015.

2014-09-01 Melcom Care Foundation/ Lifebuoy Soap Launch Hand Washing Demonstration Campaign
[Ghana Govt.]Melcom Care Foundation, the Social and Charity Division of the Melcom Group of Companies, in collaboration with Lifebuoy soap, a product of Unilever Ghana Limited, has embarked on a proper and hygienic hand washing demonstration campaign.

2014-09-01 Foundation for Financial Inclusion Holds Forum for the Informal Sector
[Ghana Govt.]The Foundation For Financial Inclusion (FFI) has organized a Business Administration Programme for the informal sector.

2014-09-01 Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Zambia Seal Slots
[CAF]Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana and Zambia sealed their places for the Orange African Youth Championship Senegal 2015 with convincing wins on Saturday.

2014-09-01 Ghana Flower Fair Explores Industry Potential to Boost Economy
[CAJ News]Accra -THE ongoing Ghana Garden and Flower Show (GGFS) aims to create awareness about the commercial and psychological benefits of urban beautification and gardening.

2014-09-01 Chinese Ambassador to Ghana H.e. Sun Baohong Met With Minister for Food and Agriculture
[Focac]On 27 August 2014, Chinese Ambassador to Ghana H.E.Sun Baohong met with the Minister for Food and Agriculture, Hon. Fiifi Kwetey, and exchanged views on expanding bilateral agricultural cooperation, promoting investment, developing bulk agricultural products' trade, increasing the quota of training programs. The Economic and Commercial Counselor Li Jiang joined the meeting.

2014-09-01 Cheki Establishes Presence in Ghana
[Ghana Govt.]Cheki Ghana Limited, a car dealing company, with its headquarters in Kenya, is in Ghana to facilitate the trading of cars on-line, devoid of fraud.

2014-09-01 Second Ghana Garden and Flower Show Opens in Accra
[Ghana Govt.]The second annual Ghana Garden and Flower Show (GGFS), which aims to showcase the immense potential of Ghana's horticulture and floriculture sector for job creation, income generation and for aesthetic purposes, has opened in Accra.

2014-09-01 Chinese Ambassador to Ghana H.e.sun Baohong Met With Minister of State Hon.alhaji Rashid Pelpuo
[Focac]On 27 August 2014, Chinese Ambassador to Ghana H.E.Sun Baohong met with the Minister of State, Hon. Alhaji Rashid Pelpuo and exchanged views on Chinese companies taking part in the PPP projects in Ghana and other important issues on China-Ghana economic cooperation.

2014-09-01 Project Coordinator Contradicts Ankrah's Evidence
[Ghanaian Chronicle]The Project Coordinator for the Brazil 2014 World Cup, Fred Darko, yesterday revealed to the Commission of Inquiry investigating into the global showpiece fiasco that, the money spent on the Presidential Ball was over GH¢300,000.

2014-09-01 President Mahama, Fix Tor or Sell It
[Ghanaian Chronicle]The hiking of crude oil prices during the Yom Kippur war dealt a devastating punch to the global economy. For Ghana, it was fatal. The rest of the world, especially the industrial west, recovered and passed on the cost, and absorbed the rest through efficiency. From then on, all the people that matter in the management of the various national economies realised the importance of the black gold. And of course, the producers also became aware of their power.

2014-08-29 Akuapem Hills Educational Trust Fund Devise Ways to Raise Funds to Support Education
[Ghana Govt.]An NGO group, Akuapem Hills Education Trust Fund, based in Akropong-Akuapem met at the Akuapem Hills Royal Preparatory School (AHPSCO), in Akropong to devise means and strategies in soliciting for funds to help develop the educational needs of Royal Preparatory group of schools, a rapid growing institution at the Akuapem ridge.

2014-08-29 Interior Minister Visits Ghana National Fire Service
[Ghana Govt.]As part of the familiarization agenda with Government Ministries, Departments and Agencies for newly appointed Ministers, the Interior Minister, Hon. Mark Woyogo, last Tuesday, took his first tour to the Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS).

2014-08-29 Mini Agric Fair On Mushroom and Milk Products Organised
[Ghana Govt.]The Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA), in conjunction with mushroom growers association in Akuapem North Municipality organized a mini agric fair at the forecourt of the municipal assembly last Monday. The fair was to showcase mushroom, milk and few other Agricultural products.

2014-08-29 Citizen's Movement Against Corruption (CMAC) Launched
[Ghana Govt.]The educated in society have a responsibility to ensure that the resources of Ghana are used efficiently and judiciously, Mr Edem Senanu of the Citizen's Movement against Corruption (CMaC) has noted.

2014-08-28 Fidelity Bank Attracts U.S.$127.3 Million Capital Investment
[Ghanaian Chronicle]Fidelity Bank Ghana Limited has announced the completion of its $127.3 million Capital Raising Exercise to inject more capital into the operations of the bank. The Transaction included a Tier I and Tier II capital raise of $ 67.3 million and $60 million, respectively.

2014-08-28 President Mahama Hopeful of HIV and Aids Elimination
[Ghana Govt.]President John Dramani Mahama last Friday said Ghana had the potential to reduce the incidence of HIV and AIDS new infections to zero per cent if proper regulations are adhered to.

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