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20th International Trade Fair set for Tamale

 

Savannah Accelerated Development Authority (SADA), in collaboration with the Ghana Trade Fair Company Limited, is ready to commence the 20th International Trade Fair in Tamale from next week.

Evict ‘galamsey’ miners now – Chamber of Mines

Director responsible for public affairs and environment at the Ghana Chamber of Mines, Ahmed Nantogmah, has called for the immediate eviction of illegal miners trespassing on mining concessions.

Economy to turn around - Terkper

The Minister of Finance, Mr Seth Terkper, says the economy is on the track to recovery and with the assistance of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), it is expected that the country would avoid the slippery path of previous election years.

IMF urges increased data use in Africa

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has charged governments in Africa to take statistics seriously and publish quality and reliable data regularly.

ECOWAS External Tariff cannot be suspended – Dep. PRO of Trade Ministry

Deputy Public Relations Officer of the Ministry of Trade and Industry Nasir Ahmed Yartey says it is near impossible for Ghana to unilaterally stay away from implementing the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) external tariff meant to streamline the tax slapped on imported goods in member countries.

Harmattan winds threaten cocoa output

Ghana's hopes of recording a rebound in cocoa production next year hang in the balance, following the intensification of the arid harmattan winds, which risk drying up cocoa pods and lowering the amount of beans the country will produce in the 2015/16 crop season.

How Airlines Cut Cost

In the 1980s a cabin crew at American Airlines observed that its passengers would happily wolf down in-flight dinner salads but nearly three-fourths would leave the customary olive. Robert Crandall, the company's boss at the time, promptly removed it.

Huawei rewards promo winners

Huawei Technologies Ghana has presented prizes to winners of its “Huawei Instant Win Promotion” in keeping with its promise.

Gold Fields Ghana adjudged Mining Company of the Year

The country’s largest gold producer, GOLD Fields Ghana Limited (GFGL), has been adjudged the Mining Company of the Year at the maiden Ghana Mining Industry Awards (GMIA). The company was given the honour at the maiden edition of the GMIA,