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    Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair speaks at the Cuyahoga Community College scholarship luncheon in Cleveland Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2011. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan) Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair has expressed optimism that President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo can fix Ghana and lead the country to greater heights. ...

    Barclays has launched a £100 million ($125 million) fund for television production in the U.K. The banking giant said the fund is intended to give British TV production companies “improved access to finance and enhance their ability to compete internationally.” The bank said the move comes in response to the emergence of SVO...

    Despite the raging debate that there are too many banks in the country, Mike Nyinaku, the Chief Executive Officer of The BEIGE Group (TBG) is cautioning that the debate must be put into proper context. Mr. Nyinaku, whose BEIGE Group is in the final stages of acquiring a universal banking license from the regulator, opines th...

    The Minority in Parliament is raising red flags over what it says is an overload of projects at the office of the president for the 2017 financial year, a situation it describes as dangerous. The National Democratic Congress (NDC) Members of Parliament (MPs) say plans by the president's office to directly supply farming inpu...

    Deputy Interior Minister-designate, Henry Quartey, has promised severe sanctions against members of the NPP-affiliated vigilante groups, Delta Force and Invincible Forces, following last Friday’s attack. He also promised to deal with the activities of all other vigilante groups in the country threatening the rule of law and ...

    The Chief Operating Officer of Dalex Finance, Joe Jackson, has said recent gains in the value of the cedi against the country's major trading currencies is not exactly great news. He says an artificially strong cedi means businesses can buy more dollars with which they can import more foreign goods and services. In the en...

    Member of Parliament for Ningo Prampram says the extent of poverty and depravity in rural Greater Accra is heart wrenching and the government must do something about it. Sam George is therefore appealing to government to increase the coverage of the Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP) programme  so that residents i...

    Government will soon introduce the necessary legislation to provide permanent funding for the Zongo Development Fund to ensure its sustenance. The Vice President, Dr Alhaji Mahamudu Bawumia, who announced this on Saturday March 25, 2017, said this is to ensure that no government uses the excuse of no funding to scrap it. ...

    Parliament’s Defence and Interior Committee has described as woefully inadequate, allocations made to the Ministry of Interior in the 2017 budget. The committee is thus asking government to review the amount and increase the allocation. The house on Friday approved the allocation of GH1.571 billion to the Interior Ministr...

    Editor of Kotoko Express and a Member of the Communications team of Asante Kotoko, Jerome Otchere has branded the referees review panel decision not to punish Samuel Sukah as a mockery on football in the country. Samuel Sukah came under intense criticism after awarding a controversial penalty to Hearts of Oak in the Super cl...

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      248 Accountants inducted into ICAG
      248 Accountants inducted into ICAG
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      Graduands taking their oath. Picture: Maxwell Ocloo Two hundred and forty-eight newly qualified accountants were at the weekend inducted into the Institute of Chartered Accountants Ghana (ICAG). An additional 221 affiliates were also admitted to the institute. At the institute’s 28th graduation and admission ceremony in Accra, the accountants were presented with their professional...

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      The invisible hand of government in cedi depreciation
      The invisible hand of government in cedi depreciation
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      As the normal principle of economics says, when a domestic currency depreciates it makes the prices of goods and services decline compared to the international prices. This causes an increase in exports and makes it competitive which will eventually increase production and employment to surge growth in the entire economy. Unfortunately, it is not the case in Ghana. We have experie...

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      Former UK Premier Tony Blair offers to help Ghana develop
      Former UK Premier Tony Blair offers to help Ghana develop
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      Former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair has pledged his support for government’s ambitious development projects. He said he will put his ideas gleaned from his years as Premier at the disposal of government to realise its intentions. Mr Blair made these remarks after a closed door meeting with President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo at the Flagstaff House Tuesday. The former UK Pr...

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      7 signs your headache isn’t normal
      7 signs your headache isn’t normal
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      Like nearly all conditions that revolve around pain, headaches can be tricky to categorize. A headache one person would call “terrible” might feel mild to someone else. But speaking generally, you need to see your primary care physician if your headache status changes, says Mark Morocco, M.D., a clinical professor and doctor at the University of California, Los Angeles Medical Cen...

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