Inflation for September drops to 9.8%

The year-on-year inflation rate for September dropped to 9.8%, down by 0.1% from the 9.9% recorded in August 2018.

US$50bn century bond ill-advised – IFS

Government’s planned US$50billion century bond to finance infrastructure development is ill-advised and could be suicidal for the economy as long as domestic revenue mobilisation continue to underperform, the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) has warned.

Video: Executive Lounge - Author calls for critical thinking lessons in schools

A Ghanaian author has said critical thinking should be encouraged and practised in the educational sector because traditional concepts of learning are losing their charm.

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Nutrifoods Ghana introduces sugar-free cream cracker biscuit

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Non-traditional exports rake in $2.6bn

Exports of non-traditional products for the year 2017 amounted to $2.6 billion, a 3.81 per cent increase over the previous year’s earnings of $2.5 billion.

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Housing practitioner calls for a partnership to roll out affordable housing

A housing practitioner is calling for a broad consultation and partnership to government’s plans to roll out affordable housing projects.

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SSNIT, NHIS deductions for NABCO employees strictly optional - NABCO CEO

Chief Executive Officer of the Nation Builders Corps (NABCO) says allowances for all NABCO recruits will not be subject to taxes nor SSNIT deductions. 

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France Chamber of Commerce, Industry holds 2018 Extra-Ordinary General Assembly

The Chamber of Commerce and Industry France in Ghana has organised its 2018 Extra-Ordinary General Assembly on hosted at the Residence of the French Ambassador in Ghana.

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Ghana drops two ranks in latest WEF’s Global Competitive Index

Ghana has dropped two ranks in the latest World Economic Forum’s Global Competitive Index (GC1) 4.0 from 104th in 2017 to 106th in 2018.

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Advertisers woo UPSA students, others

The Advertising Association of Ghana (AAG) has encouraged tertiary education students to take advantage of the numerous career opportunities available in the advertising industry.

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Don't introduce new taxes in 2019 budget - TUC to gov't

The Trades Union Congress (TUC) is asking government not to introduce new taxes in the 2019 budget.

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Telecom tariffs to go up November 1

Telecommunication companies in Ghana are set to review their tariffs come November 1 2018, the Ghana Chamber of Telecommunications has said.

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