VW Ghana currently producing five models in its Accra plant

The Chief Executive Officer of VW Ghana , Mr. Jeffrey Oppong Peprah has revealed that the company has commenced commercial production under a registered local company VW Ghana and is currently producing five Volkswagen models in its Accra plant. These brands include Tiguan, Amarok Pickup, Passat, Polo and Teramont. He said this when he accompanied […]

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Trade Minister tours VW Ghana Assembly facility in Accra

The Minister for Trade and Industry, Alan Kyerematen paid a working visit to the first phase of VW Ghana Assembly Facility in the North Industrial Area, Accra. Volkswagen was the first global automobile company to sign the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Ministry of Trade and Industry to establish vehicle assembly plant in Ghana […]

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Coronavirus: UNDP supports local production of hand sanitisers

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has supported the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital to locally produce hand sanitisers to reduce the risk of COVID-19 infection at health facilities in Ghana. Through this intervention, UNDP has donated 11,150 litres of hand sanitisers (5,000 pieces of 230ml bottles and 2,000 pieces of 5-litre refill bottles, with 162 dispensers) to […]

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Don’t succumb to any pressure from ECOWAS – GUTA advises govt of Ghana

The Ghana Union Association of Ghana (GUTA) has appealed to government to remain steadfast on its stance to close borders amidst the fight against the coronavirus pandemic, despite seeming pressure from ECOWAS on some African countries. The President of the Association, Dr Joseph Obeng advised that government sticks to its strategic plans of combating the […]

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Stakeholders resolve to end rice importation by 2023

Various stakeholders in the rice value chain have reiterated their commitment to end rice importation by 2023. At a meeting organised by the John Agyekum Kufuor (JAK) Foundation, the stakeholders discussed ways to ensure local rice production becomes a sustainable venture. The meeting brought together the Ghana Rice Inter-professional Body (GRIB), Ghana Commodity Exchange and […]

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Petroleum sector revenue shortfall worries govt

A provisional report on revenue mobilized by the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) for May 2020 showed a deficit of 8% of total tax revenue, of which petroleum taxes had a deficit of 16.24%. Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta, who disclosed this recently at the launch of a project to determine earnings on Ghana’s petroleum supplies in Accra, […]

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Extension of incentive package will motivate nurses to work harder – GRNMA

General Secretary of the Ghana Registered Nurses and Midwifery Association (GRNMA), David Tenkorang Twum, has lauded government’s decision to extend the incentive package for health workers by three (3) months. According to him, although the nursing profession is a calling and not based on money, the President’s announcement will ease some financial burden on the […]

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Borders will only be opened under diplomatic conditions – Dep Minister of Defense

Member of Parliament (MP) for Nkoranza North Constituency and Deputy Minister of Defense, Derrick Oduro has indicated that the borders of Ghana will remain closed and will only be opened under diplomatic conditions. Speaking in an interview on Happy 98.9 FM’s Epa Hoa Daben with host, Afrifa-Mensah, the MP indicated that the border has been […]

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Military deployment affecting our economic activities – Dzifa Gomashie cries out

The Parliamentary candidate of the NDC in the Ketu South Constituency and a queen-mother in the Aflao Traditional Area, Abla Dzifa Gomashie (Mamma Dzramedo I) has reacted to the Defense Minister’s comments that military deployment is a nationwide exercise and not targeted at the NDC’s strongholds. According to her, there is evidence to show that […]

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Protection of country’s borders is for safety of Ghanaians not tribalism – Oppong Nkumah

Government has condemned the minority NDC’s posturing over the deployment of security personnel into border towns to prevent the influx of persons from neighboring countries. According to government, the deployment of these personnel is to tighten the country’s borders to curtail the importation of the coronavirus and to maintain the country’s peaceful atmosphere ahead of […]

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