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Sky Train project gets boost with agreement signed

The much anticipated Accra Sky Train project, which is a fully automated, high efficiency and extremely cost effective public mass transit system that will use air propulsion technology to drive lightweight, high passenger volume vehicles, Monday, November 11, 2019, received a big boost with the signing...

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Legon graduate Awurama creates 24,840 jobs in plastic recycling project

A 25-year-old graduate from the University of Ghana, Awurama Kena-Asiedu is set to provide 24,840 jobs to Ghanaian youth through a company which recycles and reuses plastic waste to produce quality bags for children under the school-going age, called RAMAPLAST. The project, according to Ms Awurama...

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I see nothing abusive about my letter to Ato Forson – Ursula Owusu

Communications Minister, Ursula-Owusu Ekuful has refuted claims that she verbally abused the minority spokesperson on Finance who doubles as the Member of Parliament for Ajumako-Enyan-Esiam Constituency, Cassiel Ato Forson. According to her, the letter has been hugely misunderstood first by the MP and by some members...

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‘China’ phones to be banned in Ghana soon – Communications Minister

Communications Minister, Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, has revealed that all substandard mobile devices imported into the country will be banned and confiscated to reduce cyber threats which have become rampant in the country. According to her, these cheap smuggled devices are of low quality and do have health...

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Stop upfront ‘talk tax’ deductions – Communications Ministry orders Telcos

The telecommunication companies in Ghana have been ordered to cease the instant deduction of the Communications Service Tax also known as Talk Tax. “To minimize the negative impact of the current mode of deduction of the CST, the Ministry of Communications hereby directs the immediate implementation...

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Let’s stop nuclear arms race – Ghana to global community

Ghana has tasked the global community to take deliberate steps to end the nuclear war that poses great threat to the survival of humanity. Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, made the call on behalf of the West African State at a...

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Accept postings to countryside – President to new doctors

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has urged 378 newly inducted medical doctors and dentist to accept postings to the countryside where their services are most needed. This, he noted, would enable Ghana's health care system respond more to the needs of the people, as government worked...

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Made in Ghana Toyota in 2020

Toyota Tsusho Corporation of Japan has pledged that it will introduce its first assembled vehicle in Ghana by August next year. Ichiro Kashitani, President and Chief Executive Officer of Toyota Tsusho Corporation, made this known when his outfit signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the...

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“EXPECT GHANA’S FIRST TOYOTA-ASSEMBLED VEHICLE BY AUGUST 2020” – TOYOTA CEO TO PRESIDENT AKUFO-ADDO

“EXPECT GHANA’S FIRST TOYOTA-ASSEMBLED VEHICLE BY AUGUST 2020” – TOYOTA CEO TO PRESIDENT AKUFO-ADDO The President and Chief Executive Officer of Toyota Tsusho Corporation, Ichiro Kashitani, has assured the President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, to expect the first Toyota vehicle to be assembled...

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RECRUITMENT INTO THE RESCUE FIRE FIGHTING SERVICE (RFFS) DEPARTMENT AT THE KOTOKA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT AND MATTERS ARISING

RECRUITMENT INTO THE RESCUE FIRE FIGHTING SERVICE (RFFS) DEPARTMENT AT THE KOTOKA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT AND MATTERS ARISING The Rescue Fire Fighting Service (RFFS) department of the Ghana Airport Company Limited (GACL) provide firefighting services to save lives, protect properties, rescue services, casualty stabilization and evacuation at...

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Dr Oko Boye angrily disrupts demo against bad roads

There was a near exchange of blows, between New Patriotic Party (NPP) Member of Parliament (MP) for Ledzokuku Constituency, Dr. Bernard Oko Boye, and Resident Association of Teshie, after the politician organized party machomen to support him to disrupt an ongoing demonstration against bad roads in...

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Amewu joins PDS officials to restore light to Krobo residents

Energy Minister, Peter Amewu on Monday afternoon joined officials of the Power Distribution Service, Somanya to restore power to the disconnected communities within the enclave. This comes after fierce agitations from locals who have been denied electricity for some days now following the standoff with PDS...

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Terrafugia Transition: Flying into the Future?

If all of the promises of science fiction had come to fruition this year, we would all be wearing Mylar jumpsuits, getting our daily dose of nutrients from soylent green (spoiler alert: it’s made of people!) and, of course, zooming around in flying cars. Thankfully, soylent...

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‘Ghana is the future of Africa’: Why Google built an AI lab in Accra

This illustration picture taken on April 29, 2018, shows the Google logo displayed on a screen and reflected on a tablet in Paris. Victor Asemota is a retired Edo farmer who stumbled into tech. He's a mentor for Google Launchpad Accelerator and founder of Keita Capital...

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Ghana finalizes agreement with GERC for $2.2bn Eastern railway project

The Ministry of Railways Development has reached a Concession Agreement with the Ghana European Railway Consortium (GERC) for the construction of the Eastern Railway line project at the cost of $2.2 billion dollars. The 340 kilometre project, which would run from the Tema Port through Accra,...

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NISSAN TO ESTABLISH AUTOMOTIVE MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY IN GHANA

NISSAN TO ESTABLISH AUTOMOTIVE MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY IN GHANA Ghana has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Nissan Group of Africa for the establishment of an automotive manufacturing industry in Ghana, which will make Ghana the hub for sales and marketing of Nissan in West Africa. This...

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Blame Kantanka Automobile for low market penetration – Gabby

Ghanaian car company, Kantanka, has been blamed for failing to penetrate the local market following efforts by German car maker VW to set up in Ghana. The New Patriotic Party (NPP) man and an insider in the Akufo-Addo government, has said Kantanka Automobile has not been...

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VW plant coming – German Chancellor breaks news

German automobile giant Volkswagen (VW) has finally decided to set up an assembling plant in Ghana. The announcement was made by the visiting German Chancellor Angela Merkel at a joint press conference with President Akufo-Addo when she paid a day’s working visit to Ghana yesterday. An...

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People and Technology to PC Tablet Computer Screen

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