Monthly Archives: April 2015

IMF Board approves Ghana’s bailout programme

The IMF board has approved Ghana’s request for a bailout programme to help stabilize the country’s economy. Ghana is expected to get 918 million dollars spread over three years following the board’s approval. “The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) today approved a three-year arrangement under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) for Ghana in an amount equivalent to ...

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‘Customer service hallmark of hospitality sector’

Mr Caleb Kofie, Executive Director, Service Excellence Ambassadors Foundation (SEAF), has appealed to practitioners in the hospitality sector to make good customer service their hallmark. “Much as we take pride in some achievement recorded within the tourism sector, the same cannot be said about the quality of service delivery provided within the industry”, he said. Mr Kofie said this during ...

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Citrus growers in Ghana improve their yields

Ghana’s Government promotes local citrus sector through training. GIZ has supported this process since 2012 under a special cooperation Arrangement. Some 20,000 farmers in Ghana work in the citrus industry. But insect infestation and plant diseases, together with unproductive work processes, often hamper cultivation. Many of the seedlings are pest-ridden, making them useless for further planting. This is the entry ...

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Full deregulation, PetroSaudi deal to revive TOR

The Ministry of Energy and Petroleum is confident the country’s ailing refinery, the Tema Oil Refinery (TOR), will soon regain its lost glory should the government successfully conclude a restructuring process aimed at bringing private sector participation into its operations. The injection of private sector efficiency into the operations of TOR should complement the full deregulation of the downstream petroleum ...

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Bring back Sulley Muntari – Kwabena Yeboah

Ace Journalist Kwabena Yeboah is calling for the recall of AC Milan and Ghana midfielder Sulley Muntari to the Black Stars. Muntari has been frozen out of the national team for fighting an FA official during the 2014 World Cup in Brazil Kwabena Yeboah is of the opinion that, the former Portsmouth International though is temperamental, has been loyal to ...

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Bukom Banku tips Mayweather to beat Pacquiao

Undefeated Ghana boxer Braimah Kamoko also known as Bukom Banku has tipped Floyd Mayweather Jnr to win the upcoming mega-bout against Manny Pacquiao on May 2. Meaweather puts his 100 percent fight record on the line when he faces one of the tough nuts in boxing at the MGM Grand in the richest boxing match in the history. The undefeated ...

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Abedi Pele to meet Inter Milan over Dede

Abedi Pele is expected in Italy next week to hold discussions with Inter Milan over the free transfer move of his son Andre Ayew. The young forward is out of contract at Olympique Marseille at the end of this current season and is already making moves through his agent and father, Abedi Pele, to secure his next destination. Ayew was ...

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We shall make Ghana, Asanteman proud – David Duncan

Head coach of Kumasi Asante Kotoko, David Duncan has promised to make Ghana and Asanteman proud ahead of the 2nd leg of the CAF Champions League game against MC El Eulma of Algeria at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium on Sunday. Speaking to the media ahead of the game, Coach David Duncan hinted that they are not being complacent with ...

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Minister courts chiefs’ support for National Sanitation Day

Alhaji Collins Dauda, Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, has appealed to chiefs to mobilize their people to participate in the next edition of the National Sanitation Day (NSD) exercise scheduled for Saturday, April 4. The Minister said this when he paid separate courtesy calls on members of the the New Juaben Traditional Council at Koforidua, and the Fanteakwa ...

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Easter a reminder of service to mankind – Lodonu

Right Reverend Francis Anani Lodonu, Catholic Bishop of Ho, on Thursday said the celebration of Easter festivities must remind the citizenry of service to one another. He said public office holders especially ought to learn how to sincerely serve the citizenry and re-build the nation. “Out of service comes victory. Jesus showed us the way by serving His disciples and ...

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