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August 2016 – Newsletter

Making Africa food-sufficient requires eliminating post-harvest losses For decades, Africa has been struggling without success to match food supplies with its booming population growth. With 1.2 billion people, Africa needs to almost triple its current annual food supply levels to be able to make the continent food-sufficient. While food importation is a growing complement to […]
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June 2016 – Newsletter

Prez predicts stable economy next year President John Dramani Mahama ha expressed optimism that whoever becomes President after this year’s elections will inherit a stabilised economy. “The good sign is that come January 7, whether I hand over to myself or to somebody, the person will inherit a stabilised economy,” he said. Speaking at a […]
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May 2016 – Newsletter

Shippers Authority advocates removal of VAT on transit trade The Ghana Shippers’ Authority (GSA) is seeking parliamentary approval for the removal of the value-added tax (VAT) on transit trade, in a move that could reduce cost and bolster the tonnage of transshipment. The Chief Executive Officer of the GSA, Dr Kofi Mbiah, said currently, the […]
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April 2016 – Newsletter

Brand South Africa meets with Ghana South Africa Business Chamber Brand South Africa made a courtesy call to the Ghana South Africa Business Chamber on 6th April, 2016 at the Chamber office to know how the chamber operates and strengthen ties between both countries. GSABC holds Networking cocktail Ghana South Africa Business Chamber held its […]
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March 2016 – Newsletter

Minerals Commission to categorise small-scale mining The Minerals Commission is to re-classify the small-scale mining sector as part of efforts to address the challenges posed by illegal mining. The re-classification, which would spell out the activities and licensing requirements for miners, would classify the mining sector into three categories, namely: artisanal, small-scale and medium-scale mining. […]
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February 2016 – Newsletter

MTN customers enjoy special fares on Emirates Airline Ghana’s leading telecommunications service provider, MTN Ghana, has announced a partnership agreement with Emirates airline, offering MTN customers special ticket fares on selected destinations. Through this partnership, MTN customers will enjoy 15% and 20% discounts on Economy Class and Business Class tickets respectively. A statement from MTN […]
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