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Domestic airlines to start trips to Ho airport 2020

In 2020 the Ministry of Aviation will engage domestic airlines in a bid to get them to extend operations to the Ho Airport, Ken Ofori-Atta, Minister of Finance has told Ghana’s parliament. During the reading of the 2020 government budget statement in parliament on Wednesday November 13, he said: “In …

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China writes off Ghana’s debt

The Chinese government has decided to cancel a 250 million Yuan debt owed it by Ghana. In addition, the world super power has given the government 300 million Yuan grant to assist in its development process, both totalling 550 million Yuan. This came to light at a meeting between the …

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Ghana withdraws recognition of Kosovo as independent state

Ghana has withdrawn its recognition of Kosovo as an independent state. A statement from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration on Monday said the withdrawal came after it observed that, the recognization which was inspired by the quest for peace and harmony was, however “premature.” Ghana in 2012, …

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Ghana plans to ban rice, poultry imports

Rice importers would be ordered to cease their trade in three years if everything goes as planned, Ghana’s Agric Minister, Dr. Owusu Afriyie-Akoto, has said. The same applies to persons who import poultry products. The policy, if implemented would also be similar to the situation with Nigeria, its neighboring country. …

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We need Nigeria more – Trade ministry to GUTA

Government has called on angry members of the Ghana Union of Traders Association (GUTA) who are locking Nigerian shops in Kumasi to be cautious as the action could trigger a bigger trade impasse between the two nations. According to Deputy Trade minister Carlos Ahenkorah, the sheer size of Nigeria’s economy …

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Ghana to regain US FAA category 1 status

The country is tipped to regain its US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Category 1 status, the BFTonline reports. This follows the realignment of various policies, establishment of key institutions, and amendment of laws governing the aviation sector in line with international requirements over the past few years. The economic benefits …

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Ghana has less than 20% real forest – Expert

The Technical Director in-charge of Forestry at the Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources, Mr Musa Abu-Juam, says Ghana currently has less than 20 per cent of real forest due to illegal activities, such as illegal chain-saw operations and galamsey. According to him, the country during the 20th Century had …

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