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China’s inflation turns positive: PPI rises most since 2018

(dpa-AFX) - China's consumer price inflation turned positive in March largely due to a rise in fuel prices and the factory gate inflation rose...

Japan Leading Index Highest Since June 2018

(dpa-AFX) - Japan's leading index increased to the highest level in nearly three years in February, preliminary data from the Cabinet Office showed on...

German wholesale price inflation strongest since late 2018

dpa-AFX/GNA - German wholesale price inflation reached its strongest level since late 2018, Destatis reported Monday. Wholesale prices advanced 2.3 per cent year-on-year in...

Parliament considers Public Officers Bill, 2018

Mr Inusah Fuseini, the Member of Parliament for Tamale Central, has suggested that the nation introduce measures to hold public officers accountable for assets...

Toende Rural Bank makes GHC 261,355.00 profit in 2018

The Toende Rural Bank Limited at Zebilla in the Bawku West District of the Upper East Region has recorded an amount GHC 261,355.00 as...

Nabdam Assembly records 100 % performance in 2018

The Nabdam District Assembly in the Upper East Region has been rated 100 per cent success in 2018 in its implementation of pro-poor...
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Builsa South Assembly records 99% success in 2018

The Builsa South District Assembly in the Upper East Region has recorded 99 per cent success in an appraisal performance in 2018 under the...
Otuasekan Rural Bank profit

Otuasekan Rural Bank performs impressively in 2018

The Otuasekan Rural Bank Limited, with headquarters at Kofiase, a farming community in the Mampong Municipality of the Ashanti Region, performed remarkably in the...

In 2018 Ghana lost GH₵544 million through cyber crime

Ghana lost US$105 million (GH₵544 million) in 2018 through cybercrime such as mobile money fraud, various forms of intrusion and sextortion, Dr Gustav Yankson,...
Top 100 Events In 2018

Events That Highlighted 2018 in the Entertainment Industry Included VGMA, Rapperholic Show and More

1.30minitz live sallah carnival 2018 2.3Music Awards 2018 3.40 UNDER 40AWARDS 2018 4.Adom Praiz 2018 5.Adoma Vrs Adoma Concert 6.Adonko RTP Awards 2018 7.African Legends night 2018 8.Akwaaba Group All black...
domestic bond

Remittances contributed massively to GDP in Africa

Remittances to Sub-Saharan African countries in 2018 contributed substantially to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of these nations, as transfers grew almost 10 per...
World Bank

World Bank Estimated Sub-Saharan African Growth for 2018 At 2.3 percent

Economic growth in sub-Saharan Africa is estimated to have slowed down to 2.3 percent in 2018 from 2.5 percent in 2017, the World Bank...
Kwahu Easter Mountain Marathon (KEMM)

2018 Kwahu Marathon Winner declares his readiness for this years event

Matthew Vicuba Nantiere, winner of the 2018 Kwahu Easter Mountain Marathon (KEMM), has said that, he is confident of retaining his crown, despite the...

Four Districts in Upper East Reach 2018 NHIS Premium Targets

Out of the nine District Offices of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) in the Upper East Region, four have exceeded their premium targets...
Ofori-Atta and Dr Bawumia; Members of Economic Mg'ment Committee

Ghana ended 2018 with nearly GH₵173.2 Billion in public debt

Ghana ended last year (2018) with total public debt standing at 173.2 billion Ghana cedis or 35.92 billion US Dollars compared with the 142.6...
Newmont Pix

GRA Commends Newmont Ghana for being the most compliant taxpayer for 2018

Newmont Ghana has been given the Most Compliant Taxpayer for 2018 award at the annual Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) Staff and Stakeholders Awards ceremony...

Sissala East: Service Providers Receive Their NHIS Payments for 2018 2nd Quarter

The National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) says it has paid part of the debt it owes healthcare service providers in the Sissala East up...
Fero Mobile Phones

In 2018 Mobile Operators Contributed Gh₵1.94 Billion in Taxes

Mr Ken Ashigbey, the Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Chamber of Telecommunications, has said network operators in 2018 paid a total of GH¢1.94...
Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA)

GRA unable to meet revenue targets for 2018

The Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) in the Upper East Region failed to meet its revenue target for 2018 by GH¢4,818,735.27 Out...
Children Development Unicef

2018 Children Have a 40 percent chance of achieving their potential

A child born in Ghana in 2018 has only 40 percent chance of reaching his or her potential, Mr Mayeso Zenengeya, Monitoring and Evaluation...
Interior Minister

In 2018 Ghana Immigration Service Apprehended 544 Foreign Nationals

The Ghana Immigration Service in 2018, arrested a total of 544 foreign nationals out of which 123 of them were working nd residing in...
Dr Letsa Minister Award

Dr Letsa Emerges 2018 Best Performing Minister for 2018

Dr Archibald Yao Letsa, the Volta Regional Minister, has been adjudged the Best Performing Minister, 2018. He was described as an "Epitome of effective and...
Umb Scholarship

UMB Gives Scholarship to 2018 Overall Best WASSCE Student

The Universal Merchant Bank (UMB) has presented a full scholarship to Ms Wilhelmina Opoku, the Overall Best Student in the 2018 West African Senior...
travel afcon

2018 Tourism growth in Kenya Exceeds Sub-Saharan Average

Kenya's travel and tourism sector grew faster than the regional average and is above other economies in sub-Saharan Africa, says a report released in...
Facility Recognition

Ho Municipal Hospital Adjudged Volta’s Best for 2018

Ho Municipal Hospital has been adjudged the best health facility in the Volta Region at the Ghana Health Service (GHS) 2018 regional peer review...
Appropriate Dispute Resolution (ADR)

2, 075 Cases Were Resolved Through ADR in 2018

Justice Irene Charity Larbi, the Judge -In-Charge of the Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), said her outfit settled 2,075 cases that were referred to the...

6 Best 2018 BECE Candidates Awarded by Agona East Assembly

Six students who excelled in the 2018 Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE), from both private and public schools in Agona East, have been given...

2018 BECE: 8 Schools in Sissala East Got Zero Percent

Eight Junior High Schools in the Sissala East Municipality registered zero percent in the 2018 Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) results, according to the...
Justin Derbyshire, CEO, HelpAge International (left) chats with unidentified South Sudanese Older Woman trader at the Gambella Refugee camp in Ethiopia

NGOs call for universal pensions as key to women’s rights and development

As member states and NGOs gather at the UN in New York for the 63rd session of the Commission on the Status of Women...

Wassa-East Assembly 2018 Performance Reviewed

The Wassa-East District Assembly has organised a town hall meeting to review its performance in the year 2018 as part of measures to remain...