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COCOBOD hopeful $600m loan will be approved

The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) is optimistic that government’s plan to secure a $600 million facility from the African Development Bank (AfDB) to expand the country’s cocoa sector will be passed the next time it comes up in the House.

UGBS lecturer becomes visiting Professor at Yale School of Management

Yale School of Management (Yale SOM) has welcomed to its campus the third Global Network African Faculty Fellow – Dr. Albert Ahenkan, a Senior Lecturer with the Department of Public Administration and Health Services Management at the University of Ghana Business School (UGBS).

GH¢4.6 billion tax exemptions unsustainable - IFS

The Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) has described the country’s tax exemptions regime which grants waivers to the tune of GH¢4.6 billion as unsustainable; calling on Parliament to pass the Tax Exemptions Bill.

ISSER calls for review of Free SHS

A Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research, ISSER at the University of Ghana, Dr. Charles Ackah says the government needs to take a hard look at some of its expenditures in the face of domestic revenue shortfall.