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Annual New Year School shows gov't how it could attract more youth into Agric

Participants at the 68th Annual New Year School and Conference (ANYSC) have asked government to set up a special fund to support Youth in Agriculture.

We may increase retirement age to sustain SSNIT - Ken Ofori-Atta

Minister of Finance-designate, Kenneth Nana Yaw Ofori-Atta has hinted of a possible extension of the mandatory retirement age of 60 years as part of efforts to sustain the Social Security and…

Ghana’s debt to GDP ratio is scary - Yaw Osafo-Maafo

Senior Minister-designate, Yaw Osafo-Maafo, says Ghana’s debt to GDP ratio has moved above the normal limits and it is scary.

Bank of Ghana announces the introduction of new note

Coming as break from a long stretch of news from the country’s central bank, at least one different from ‘whether or not the current governor will be retained’, Bank of Ghana second deputy governor,…

Ex- Volkswagen Boss Claims he 'did not know' of emissions cheat software

In what many might consider startling of the chief executive of a technology-based auto manufacturer, former Volkswagen boss, Martin Winterkorn, has claimed ignorance of the auto maker’s emissions…
Moscovici

Brexit will damage UK and EU, says Pierre Moscovici

Brexit will not be positive for either Britain or the EU, according to Pierre Moscovici, the European Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs.

UK’s Largest Mobile Network Fined £2.7m for Overcharging Customers

While it might almost be common place to find mobile network operators getting away with a few cost-intensive errors with customers, especially in African countries (I mean who knows or cares about…

Pearson shares fall 30% on profits and dividend warning

Shares in the international publishing group Pearson have fallen by 30% after the company warned of a big fall in sales in its US education business.

Business or Health? British Tobacco set to take over US’s Reynolds

While global health statistics continue to provide a frightening outlook on the devastating impact of tobacco use, especially among young people, Big Tobacco still remains very much a thriving…
Mrs. Theresa May

Brexit: UK to leave single market, says May

Theresa May has said the UK "cannot possibly" remain within the European single market, as staying in it would mean "not leaving the EU at all".
Obama on Ray-Ban Glasses

Your Favorite Glasses Maker in a Historic Merger

Think of a sunglasses you admired on a friend yesterday, or one you got yourself from a local city mall barely two months ago, and it might just be a Ray-Ban.
Prime Minister May

Pound falls ahead of Theresa May Brexit speech

The pound has hit its lowest level for more than three months on reports Britain was set to quit the EU single market as part of its Brexit plans.
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AfDB President advocates improved finance for Africa

Mr Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), has called for improved access to financing to accelerate the transformation of African economies.

Fiat Chrysler and Renault face diesel emissions probes

Source: BBC The UK Department for Transport has asked for details of a US probe into Fiat Chrysler diesel emissions software as a matter of urgency. The car maker has been accused of not telling…
Mr. Chandrasekaran

The end of a struggle: Chandrasekaran appointed Tata’s chief

Over the past five months, India’s leading conglomerate has been at the center of discussion in the business world: not over innovations or historic earnings disclosure but of its controversial…

Akufo-Addo nominates former Graphic MD Ibrahim Awal as minister

A former Managing Director (MD) of the Graphic Communications Group, Awal Mohammed has been nominated as the Minister-designate for Business Development.

South Korea scandal: Samsung chief Lee Jae-yong a suspect

Samsung heir-apparent Lee Jae-yong is to be interviewed as a suspect in a corruption scandal surrounding the impeached South Korean president.

Guess who benefits from the fall in British pound’s value?

There have been indications that an earlier sharp drop in value of the British pound has a positive rebound on UK exports.

McDonald Set to Sell its China business

McDonald's has finalized the decision to sell 80% of its business in China and Hong Kong, as part of the plan to franchise most its restaurants outlets round the globe.

Ghana’s prospects look brighter despite global uncertainties - Issahaku tells OBG

With the worst of the energy crisis seemingly over, Ghana’s prospects look brighter, despite ongoing global uncertainties, Dr Abdul-Nashiru Issahaku, the Governor of the Bank of Ghana said.

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