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4,000 Agric college graduates to be employed in 2018 – Gov’t

The Ministry of Food and Agriculture has announced that it will employ over 4, 000 graduates from agricultural colleges in the country in 2018. The Ministry also announced that it had tabled the requests from the students for the restoration of their allowances before Cabinet. The announcement was made following agitations …

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Boko Haram convicts ‘jailed for eight years’

About 20 people have so been found guilty in Nigeria for involvement with the Islamist militant Boko Haram group at closed-door trials taking place at a military facility in Kainji in north-central Niger state, a source has told the BBC. They have been sentenced to between five and eight years …

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Ghana League Cypher: Why Great Olympics are relegation bound

Very typical of the Ghana Premier League in its home stretch to give pundits a hard time in determining who critically get relegated at the end of the season, and this season is no different with classic permutation with two matchdays remaining to close the season. Despite the complex nature …

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MASLOC to go after over 50 celebs for defaulting in car payment

Microfinance and Small Loans Centre (MASLOC) has disclosed that it will deal with some entertainment personalities for failing to pay for cars they bought on credit. Maame Afua Akoto, Deputy CEO of MASLOC, stated in a Facebook post that, “Please inform all celebrities with MASLOC cars to kindly rush to …

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Govt to issue energy bond in tranches

Government has disclosed it is considering to issue its energy bond in batches of two or three. Citi Business News understands this may be the case as it will attract relatively lower yields and reduce the debt repayment burden. The decision to avoid a wholesale issuing of the estimated 10 …

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Ghana woos investors at IMF/World Bank Meetings

Finance Minister Ken Ofori Atta is urging global investors to put their money behind Ghana’s growing economic opportunities. He cites especially the Financial Services, Industry and Agriculture sectors as holding high prospects of safe investments and high returns in the coming years. The Finance Minister has been speaking at an …

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Minority demands name change for Coastal Dev’t Authority

The Minority in Parliament is demanding a change of name for the proposed Coastal Development Authority to Southern Development Authority. According to Deputy Spokesperson on Employment, Social Welfare and State Enterprises, Richard Quashigah, the zone,which has been established for the Authority to administer, has a mixture of Coastal and forest …

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