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Trade Minister re-emphasizes support for entrepreneurs

The Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr. Ekow Spio-Garbrah, has impressed on corporate institutions the need to improve their support for young entrepreneurs in the country. According to him, this will help in shaping the ideas and business plans as well as unearth the skills of such entrepreneurs. Access to funding and mentoring opportunities continue to impact on the growth of most ...

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AngloGold Ashanti raises alarm over interference by illegal miners

AngloGold Ashanti Ghana (AGA), has bemoaned the interference of illegal miners in the operations of the security detailed to protect the company’s Obuasi mine. The company fears its mining site will be irreparably damaged if efforts are not mapped up to control the illegal miners. Citi Business News understands military personnel assigned to the mining site are only directed to protect ...

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Odo Rice, Mr Biggs to be closed down if … – Fire Service

Two restaurants in the national capital, Odo Rice and Mr. Biggs, risk closure today if they fail to comply with an ultimatum given by the National Fire Service on fire safety at their premises. A visit by the national fire service to some commercial centres last Friday, revealed non-compliance by these restaurants. In addition to the unserviceable fire extinguishers at ...

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Vodafone launches campaign to win more customers

To cement its resilient network reputation, Vodafone Ghana, has issued an open invitation to Ghanaians to move to its network and experience top notch Voice clarity,’ ‘3G+ internet speed’ and value-driven packages. The porting campaign dubbed #MOVE is a special opportunity for non-Vodafone customers to move to the company for better treatment and service. Since entering Ghana’s telecom sector in ...

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Fuel station loses fire permit for flouting regulations

The Ghana National Fire Service has revoked the fire permit of a fuel station under construction, for flouting the fire regulations for commercial buildings. The fuel station, located at Weija, had its fire permit revoked after the fire service visited the station on Friday April 8,2016 for an inspection tour. Assistant Chief Fire Officer Ebenezer Simpson who spoke to Citi ...

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President Mahama & Ethiopian PM tour Touton Cocoa Processing Company (photos)

President John Dramani Mahama and the visiting Prime Minister of Ethiopia, Haile Mariam Desalegn, have visited and toured the factory of Cocoa Touton Processing Company (CTPC) at the Tema free zone enclave, as part of activities aimed at highlighting Ghana’s sturdy growth and development in the manufacturing sector of the economy.   The visit to CTPC’s factory is targeted at ...

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NDK Financial Services celebrates 25 years (photos)

One of Ghana’s most experienced companies in the Finance House category of the Non-Banking Financial Services industry, NDK Financial Services Limited has celebrated 25 years of operations. As part of the celebrations, the company invited customers and board members to its Omanye Aba Head Office in Accra  to outline the vision and mission of  the company. Speaking at the ceremony, ...

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Petroleum consumers demand flexible fuel price mechanism

The Chamber of Petroleum Consumers has reiterated calls for government to legislate a dual pricing mechanism to protect consumers from the effects of high prices of oil. The Chamber argues that government’s continuous imposition of taxes in the wake of a rebound in the global price of oil and the increase in the ex-pump prices by the Oil Marketing Companies, ...

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Total Ghana awards winners of ‘StartUpper’ contest (photos)

Total Petroleum Ghana Limited, one of Ghana’s leading oil Marketing Companies (OMCs), has climaxed its maiden edition of the “StartUpper of the Year” contest with an awards ceremony and dinner in Accra. The contest, launched in the last quarter of 2015, seeks to unearth and support young and budding entrepreneurs with financial packages as well as coaching programmes. The three ...

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Petroleum price deregulation is a rip off – Dr. Steve Manteaw

The Integrated Social Development Centre (ISODEC) says the passage of the deregulation law has not aided Ghanaians positively. The deregulation policy was implemented in 2015. According to proponents of the policy, it will help sanitize the downstream petroleum sector. The deregulation policy allows Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) to fix their own prices, in an attempt to introduce competition to the ...

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