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    A source close to Mr Mustapha Batalima Abubakar, the Deputy Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Micro-finance and Small Loans Centre (MASLOC) has hinted he will be resigning from his position as Deputy CEO of the centre in the coming days. The source says Abubakar is currently on leave and his preparing to hand his resignation lett...

    The minister-nominee for Monitoring and Evaluation, Anthony Osei Akoto, has denied that Ghana’s loan agreement with the International Monetary Fund (IMF), was approved by parliament. According to him, the National Democratic Congress (NDC), side-stepped parliament to sign the agreement. Speaking on Eyewitness News on Mond...

    Ken Ofori Atta may be an experienced banker but running the finance and economic planning of a country is substantially different from running a private bank, Kwesi Pratt, Managing Editor of the Insight Newspaper has said. According to him, things in the private sector is a different ball game from that of the public sector,...

    A first-half penalty converted by Andre Ayew handed the Black Stars of Ghana all three points in a slender 1-0 win over Uganda as they made a winning start to their 2017 AFCON Group D campaign at the Stade de Port Gentil. Ayew scored the only goal of the match from the penalty spot in the 32nd minute after skipper Asamoah Gy...

    (CNN)Much has been said over the course of "Homeland's" five-season run about its sometimes eerie relevance, but while filming Season 5, reality caught up with the show in a chilling way. Season 5 centered on a story about an Islamic State cell in Germany planning a terrorist attack in a subway station. The day before the...

    Ghana’s revenue from the petroleum sector for the first half of last year dropped by 55 %. The figure declined from US$274.47 million in 2015 to US$126.41 million for the same period last year. This translates to a 55% reduction in revenues when compared to total petroleum receipts during the same period in 2015 (US$274.47 m...

    The Asutifi North Constituency Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Mr Francis Opoku Sarfo, has called on President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to focus on his campaign promise to create the Ahafo Region out of the existing Brong Ahafo Region. He said in the runup to the 2016 election, Nana Akufo- ’Addo, in his campaig...

    The Management of Ghana Interbank Payment and Settlement Systems (GhIPSS) said it would embark on aggressive public education to whip up interest in the Instant Pay Service as part of efforts to drive the cash-lite agenda. The Chief Executive of GhIPSS, Mr Archie Hesse, said efforts were being made to make payments hassle-free a...

    The General Agricultural Worker Union (GAWU) has lauded government’s plan to roll out a ‘planting for food and jobs’ programme, in a bid to promote food security in the country. According to the union, the initiative will help solve some of the challenges bedevilling the agricultural sector such as the importation of unwholeso...

    The office of former President Jerry John Rawlings, has explained why he once requested to be given some additional lands, after the state had already allocated a plot to him for the purposes of the establishment of the Rawlings Foundation. According to a statement signed by Kobina Andoh Amoakwa, Communications Director at t...

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      Please give us your monthly salary – Farmers beg Akufo-Addo
      Please give us your monthly salary – Farmers beg Akufo-Addo
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      Concerned Farmers Association of Ghana (CFAG) is pleading with President Akufo-Addo to generously donate his end of January salary to the association to carry out borehole projects during this Harmattan season. According to the president of the Association, Nana Opambour Oboade Osei Bonsu, if as a Minister of State and Member of Parliament, Nana Addo could refuse to take per diem ...

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      Investigations into DKM bribery allegations to end next week
      Investigations into DKM bribery allegations to end next week
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      Investigations into alleged reports of bribery against workers and security personnel of GCB bank by DKM customers are expected to be completed on Friday 27th January, 2017. The police, upon request from the Registrar General’s Department, who are official liquidators of DKM micro finance company, early this month begun investigations into the matter. “Some of the workers from ...

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      President Akufo-Addo rejects GH¢500,000 Christmas hamper
      President Akufo-Addo rejects GH¢500,000 Christmas hamper
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      The President of the republic of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo is reported to have out rightly rejected a GH¢500,000 Christmas Hamper offered to him by an unnamed corporate organization. New Patriotic Party (NPP) firebrand and Member of Parliament (MP) for Assin Central Constituency of the Central region Kennedy Ohene Agyepong who revealed this on Tuesday, said management of the ...

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      ‘I’m yet to be paid but I’m already paying others’ school fees’ – Debutant MP
      ‘I’m yet to be paid but I’m already paying others’ school fees’ – Debutant MP
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      A debutant in Parliament and Kwabre East MP, Francisca Oteng-Mensah, has testified to the financial pressures MPs face in meeting demands of constituents. The youngest MP in a 275-strong chamber is yet to receive her first salary as an MP, but her constituents expect some personal creativity from her as far as their financial needs as concerned. "...even though I have not s...

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