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Seabased gets 100 megawatts wave power plant contract with Ghana

Seabased has been contracted by TC’s Energy, a Ghanaian renewable energy production company, to deliver a wave energy plant near Ada, Ghana. The 100 MW park is one of the first, and one the largest, commercial contracts in the fledgling wave energy industry. Wave power is an emerging sector in the rapidly growing renewable energy […]

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Bank of Ghana cuts MPC rate to 18%

The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Bank of Ghana (BoG) has reduced the Monetary Policy Rate (MPR) by 200 basis points to 18.0 per cent, citing plummeting inflation and stability of the cedi. This is the first time in the year the MPC has reduced the MPR since it was reduced to 20 per […]

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Energy Commercial Bank to list shares on Ghana Stock Exchange – News

Energy Commercial Bank says it plans to float and list shares on the Ghana Stock Exchange to allow Ghanaian investor participation in the future direction of the bank. Dr Jimoh Ibrahim, Board Chairman of the Bank, who made the announcement, said details of the initial public offering would be out in the next few weeks […]

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Ghana now sovereign shareholder in IFC

The Republic of Ghana has marked its 7th anniversary as a Member State of Africa Finance Corporation by becoming a sovereign shareholder in the Corporation, making an initial equity investment of $10 million. The Government of Ghana has also committed to invest a further US$40 million in the Corporation; representing the second tranche of its […]

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Ghanaian women own 46 per cent of businesses – Mastercard survey

Following the release of the Mastercard Index of Women’s Entrepreneurship (MIWE), it has been revealed that 46.4 percent of businesses in Ghana are owned by women, making it one of the top performing African countries highlighted in the index. The MIWE is a weighted index that helps to better understand and identify factors and conditions […]

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Afreximbank pledges support for Ghanaian Bank

The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) will support the Ghana Export-Import Bank (GEXIM) to achieve its objective of playing significant role in driving Ghana’s industrialisation agenda, Dr. Benedict Oramah, President of the continental trade finance institution has said. “We are very eager and very enthusiastic to work with GEXIM,” said Dr. Oramah at the Afreximbank Headquarters […]

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Ghana, Gambia, Nigeria are destination for stolen cars, other goods

Ghana and two other countries serve as the most popular destinations for stolen cars, a new report by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) reveals. In addition, Ghana is associated with trafficking in three major drugs and oil theft. According to the report, “although it is not possible to fully identify the scale […]

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Ghana: Police arrest Shatta Wale, grants him bail

A report my myjoyonline indicates that Director of Public Affairs of the Ghana Police Service, DSP Sheila Buckman has disclosed that her outfit arrested dancehall artiste Shatta Wale on Sunday for allegedly assaulting a police officer. Over the weekend, a video went viral of the controversial musician in a heated verbal brawl with a police officer, who had […]


Hot! Nigerian celeb prepares for fashion campaign in Accra Ghana



Nigeria allows Ghana t understudy pilgrimage style

The federal government on Tuesday granted Ghana permission to understudy Nigeria’s pilgrimage system in furtherance of the existing relationship between both countries. The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, made this known when a seven-man delegation from the Ghanaian Ministry of Religious and Chieftaincy Affairs were led on a courtesy visit to […]

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Ghana: Free education for all in Ghana; is it possible?

Since gaining independence in 1957, Ghana has focused on improving access to education and achieving universal enrolment. Primary education became free in 1961 and the 1980s saw major reforms swept through the education system, including restructuring primary and secondary education and introducing vocational classes. In September 2017, the Ghanaian government made secondary education free, with President Nana Akufo-Addo reportedly saying: […]


Currencies: Kenyan, Ugandan shillings to ease, Ghana cedi to hold steady

NAIROBI, Feb 22 (Reuters) – Kenya’s and Uganda’s shillings are expected to weaken against the dollar in the week to next Thursday, while Ghana’s cedi will hold steady, traders said. KENYA The Kenyan shilling is expected to weaken due to end-month dollar demand from oil and retail goods importers. Commercial banks quoted the shilling at […]

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Ghana: AquaVenture Holdings to acquire majority stake in desalination plant

AquaVenture Holdings Limited, a provider of Water-as-a-Service™ solutions has entered into a binding agreement with Abengoa Water to purchase a majority interest in a desalination plant in Accra, Ghana. The plant has the capacity to deliver approximately 18.5 million gallons (60,000 m3) per day of potable water to Ghana Water Company Limited (“GWCL”) under a long-term, U.S. […]

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5 hot fashion pictures: Ghanaian men

I am not going to bother you much with names but these fashion parade helps you to understand what Ghanaian men are all about. Scroll down to see pictures.


6 hot women fashion pictures from Ghana

These pictures below tell us that in Ghana, the ladies have a good taste of fashion and they also love varieties, making fashion culture vibrant as well.


Robbery suspect relates why it’s easier doing business in Ghana than in Nigeria

A trans-border robbery suspect has told the‎ Lagos State Police that it was easier for him to operate in Ghana than in Nigeria because citizens of the latter are more security conscious. Dennis Wasami, 32,‎ was arrested by men of the Rapid Response Squad in his hideout at Agbonle Orile on Saturday, the police said […]

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PyeonChang 2018: Korean alphabet puts Greece, Ghana, Nigeria first in line

Greece, Ghana, Nigeria, South Africa. Those will be the first countries to emerge at the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea on Friday. That’s because the Korean alphabet, known as Hangeul, starts with a sound similar to a “g” in English, followed by a sound close to an “n”. Olympic […]

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Ireland signs agreement with Ghana to boost West African trade

Ireland has signed a double taxation agreement with Ghana, an important step to increase trade with West Africa. The Agreement, the first that Ireland has concluded with a West African country, was signed by Ireland’s Ambassador to the Republic of Ghana, Mr. Seán Hoy and Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, Ghana, Mr. Ken Ofori-Atta, […]

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Pioneer of Banku Music speaks out on Ghana/Nigeria music

Nigerian singer Mr Eazi has criticised Nigerian musicians for utilising Ghanaian elements in their music. The singer who blew in Nigeria in 2016, has continued to be vocal about the influence of Ghanaian elements in the creation of Nigerian pop music. The singer went further saying that most of the top Afrobeats and African songs are all […]


Kotoka International Airport prepares to boost Ghana’s economy

The construction of a new terminal at Ghana’s flagship airport – Kotoka International Airport – is expected to make the country a destination of choice with a yearly target of 5 million passengers. The project, funded by the African Development Bank (AfDB) with a $120-million facility, will improve air transport in the country. It is […]


Ghana leads Nigeria in aviation business

Ghana appears to be leading in the race for the aviation hub in the West African region, despite Nigeria’s comparative advantage.Whereas both West African neighbours currently parade the “ease of doing business” initiatives of their governments, Ghana is making more progress with specific policies that are attracting more international airlines to Kotoka International Airport in […]

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Entertainment: Don Jazzy and the Mavins land in Ghana

Don Jazzy, Mavins boss and his crew got into Accra, Ghana for the Tigo Ghana Meets Naija concert. Highly anticipated, the concert was scheduled to hold on yesterday, Saturday May 23.

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Ghanaian coach says Super Eagles better than Black Meteors

The Ghanaian coach, Malik Jabir praised the Super Eagles for their mighty performance of 1-0 over his U-23 team, the Black Meteors of Ghana, after a match played in Uyo at the new 30,000 capacity stadium built by Akwa Ibom State Government. The game, which was watched by Nigerian President, Goodluck Jonathan, Ghanaian President, John […]

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MainOne’s West Africa gets Cote d’Ivoire license

As part of its West Africa expansion, connectivity and data centre solutions operator MainOne has secured a license to expand national and international connectivity services in Cote d’Ivoire. The C1B license, received from Minister Bruno Koné, the country’s Minister for Communication, Digital Economy and Postal Services, will enable MainOne land its trans-Atlantic submarine cable and […]

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African market factors outlook April 19 2018

The following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market moves and political events may affect African markets on Thursday. – – – – – EVENTS: *Ethiopia’s new Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed expected to name his new cabinet. GLOBAL MARKETS Resource stocks were on a roll in Asia on Thursday as oil prices hit […]

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The Africa Channel and Côte Ouest announce biz partnership

The Africa Channel and Côte Ouest have announced they have signed a broad-ranging strategic alliance in which the parties will jointly pursue distribution, licensing and production opportunities across the globe. The Africa Channel is the largest broadcaster and producer of African-themed content in North America. CôteOuest is the world’s largest distributor of African content. Under terms […]

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Jobs/ vacancy: List of Fake/Scam Companies

Medpro Global Resources – 161 Ikorodu rd beside Lanre Shittu motors Onipanu B/S, Lagos They are into GNLD/ Multilevel marketing looking for candidates to swindle to sell drugs. Boss Resources – 90,Awolowo way,Opp MAN House,Ikeja They claim to be a multinational Company with substantial investments in Nigeria, South Africa and Ghana. They are […]


Africa’s premier investment marketplace to accelerate economic transformation

To help Africa find the path to its long-deserved economic fortune, the African Development Bank is championing the region’s premier investment market. The Bank is providing collaborative leadership for a new 100 per cent transactional initiative – the Africa Investment Forum (AIF) – which provides Africa’s best opportunity so far to encourage accelerated economic transformation. […]

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Emerging markets: Factors to watch on March 13, 2018

The following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market moves and political events may affect African markets on Tuesday. – – – – – EVENTS: *RWANDA – The statistics office to release fourth quarter 2017 gross domestic product data. GLOBAL MARKETS Asian stocks stalled on Tuesday as Wall Street shares lost steam, while […]

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Consumer Confidence surges ahead for West Africa

The latest West Africa Consumer Confidence Index (CCI) figures released by Nielsen for Quarter 4, 2017 show a marked increase and continued positive performance for both Nigeria and Ghana. The latter climbed eight points to 120, while Nigeria’s score rose five points to 122, delivering continued optimism in these two West African countries. Nielsen West […]

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