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News Ghana » Ghana Central: MTN targets $1 billion from Ghana, Nigeria listing

News channel or source: https://www.ghanaweb.com/GhanaHomePage/business/MTN-targets-1-billion-from-Ghana-Nigeria-listing-629040
Publication date: Saturday 24 February 2018

Ebenezer Asante, CEO of MTN Ghana, said, “It’s very clear from the license that 35% of MTN should be moved into Ghanaian hands and since we required the license we have engaged the regulators both in the NCA as well as the Central Bank and also with ...

News Ghana » Ghana Central: Amnesty International Ghana launches annual report

News channel or source: http://www.ghananewsagency.org/social/amnesty-international-ghana-launches-annual-report-129010
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

“In June last year, the Mental Health Authority of Ghana released 16 people, including two girls, held in shackles at the Nyakumasi Prayer Camp, a “spiritual healing centre” in the Central Region. Those freed, some of whom had mental health ...

News Ghana » Ghana Central: Hunger project Ghana Commits €285,000 into maternal health

News channel or source: https://www.ghanabusinessnews.com/2018/02/22/hunger-project-ghana-commits-e285000-into-maternal-health/
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

The project would also equip the 15 Epicentres located in rural communities in the Eastern, Volta and Central Regions with modern equipment to provide timely and efficient maternal healthcare services to rural dwellers. Briefing the Ghana News Agency at ...

News Ghana » Ghana Central: Corruption: Ghana records worst performance in six years

News channel or source: https://mobile.ghanaweb.com/GhanaHomePage/NewsArchive/Corruption-Ghana-records-worst-performance-in-six-years-628313
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Ghana has recorded its worst performance in the last six years ... regions being Sub-Saharan Africa (with an average score of 32) and Eastern Europe and Central Asia (with an average score of 34).

News Ghana » Ghana Central: Cash-Rich Pension Funds in Ghana Drive World-Beating Stocks

News channel or source: http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/msn/cash-rich-pension-funds-in-ghana-drive-world-beating-stocks/ar-BBJosmt
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

The index was little changed at 3,334.1 at 12:50 p.m. Wednesday in Accra, Ghana’s capital. The value of stocks traded by local investors increased almost five-fold from a year earlier last month, according to the Accra-based Central Securities ...

News Ghana » Ghana Central: Q&A: The reality of free education for all in Ghana

News channel or source: http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/features/qa-reality-free-education-ghana-180219070207774.html
Publication date: Sunday 25 February 2018

Jo Hallett works with Ghana School Aid and Let's Read Ghana to provide grants ... but because the national government is inefficient, the money from the central government doesn't always get to the communities. In the very poor communities, there is ...

News Ghana » Ghana Central: ‘Ghana needs special SDGs commission to achieve targets’

News channel or source: http://citifmonline.com/2018/02/22/ghana-needs-special-sdgs-commission-achieve-targets/
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

He, therefore, said it was incumbent upon Ghana to pay heed to the United Nations (UN ... Achieving the SDGs is everybody’s business and the private sector had a central role to play in achieving the goals as it presented significant opportunities ...

News Ghana » Ghana Central: Ghana falls three places in Corruption Perception Index; scores lowest since 2012

News channel or source: https://www.myjoyonline.com/politics/2018/February-22nd/ghana-falls-three-places-in-corruption-perception-index-scores-lowest-since-2012.php
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

Ghana Standards Authority $1.2m Corruption Scandal, Central Medical Stores Arson Saga, National Lottery Authority bribery and numerous adverse findings in annual Audit Reports on the Public Sector," the statement accompanying the current index stated.

News Ghana » Ghana Central: WEEKAHEAD-AFRICA-FX-Kenyan, Ugandan shillings to ease, Ghana cedi to hold steady

News channel or source: https://af.reuters.com/article/currenciesNews/idAFL8N1QC2JG
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

GHANA Ghana's cedi is seen steady next week as central bank dollar sales meet corporate demand, an analyst said. The local currency was quoted at 4.4650 to the greenback on Thursday compared to 4.4850 a week ago. "As the corporate demand is projected to be ...

News Ghana » Ghana Central: United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Rotary International & the First Lady of Ghana Launch 2018 Family Health Days

News channel or source: https://www.cnbcafrica.com/apo/2018/02/21/united-states-agency-for-international-development-usaid-rotary-international-the-first-lady-of-ghana-launch-2018-family-health-days/
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Since 2014, Ghana’s Rotary Clubs held Rotary Family Health Days ... Fifty communities located in the Volta, Central, Ashanti, Western, Eastern, Brong Ahafo, Northern, and Greater Accra Regions will benefit from targeted outreach activities.