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Jun 1, 2016

Ambassador of Niger, Her Excellency Hassana Alidou on Tuesday May 31, 2016 paid a courtesy call on His Excellency Lt. Gen. Joseph Henry Smith (Rtd), Ghana’s Ambassador to the United States of America (USA).

The two Ambassadors discussed matters of mutual interest to the two countries, especially the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS).

Jun 1, 2016

His Excellency, Lt. Gen. Joseph Henry Smith (Rtd), Ghana’s Ambassador to the United States has been paying courtesy calls on his colleague Ambassadors to discuss matters of mutual interest between Ghana and her neighbours and developments on the African continent.

May 26, 2016

Peace and stability, the two most important essentials every investor look out for is what Ghana is offering investors who are contemplating investing in Africa; His Excellency, Lt. Gen. Joseph Henry Smith, Ghana’s Ambassador to the United States assured Business Executives and Investors in New York on Saturday, May 21, 2016.

May 17, 2016

The Ghana Embassy’s participation in this year’s US Cultural Tourism programme, dubbed Passport DC in   Washington DC, attracted 4,574 visitors to the Chancery on Saturday, May 7, 2016.

Passport DC is a month-long celebration of International cultures which climax on the first Saturday of the month of May.

May 17, 2016

The credit ratings agency Moody’s broadly meeting the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) programme targets for 2015, is credit positive for Ghana.

In a report authored by Elisa Parisi-Capone, Moody’s Vice President – Senior Analyst, and copied to ghanabusinessnews.com, Moody’s said in addition to broadly meeting the performance criteria under its $918 million three-year Extended Credit Facility (ECF) programme, the year-end 2015 fiscal deficit of 6.7 per cent of GDP in cash terms surpassed the budgeted 7.0 per cent target and marked a significant improvement from the 9.4 per cent deficit reported in 2014, and the country’s fiscal consolidation efforts included larger-than-expected arrear repayments.

May 17, 2016

The Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) has observed that business confidence among corporate leaders in the country in the first-quarter of 2016 has increased from that of the fourth-quarter of 2015.

The AGI in its 2016 first-quarter Business Barometer report revealed that business confidence increased from the 95.9 points recorded in the fourth-quarter of 2015 to 101.9 points in the first-quarter of 2016.

May 17, 2016

The Bank of Ghana has opted to stay its policy rate at 26 per cent, after its 70th monetary policy meeting, citing easing inflation, stability of the Cedi and a pick-up in economic activity.

“In assessing the current economic conditions, the Committee views the risks to inflation and growth as balanced and therefore decided to maintain the monetary policy rate at 26 per cent,” Dr Abdul-Nashiru Issahaku, Governor of the Bank of Ghana told journalists at his first Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) press conference since becoming governor .

May 11, 2016

Ghanaians continue to make incursions into America’s inventors hall of fame as Victor B. Lawrence Ph.D, Associate Dean and Batchelor Chair Professor of Stevens Institute of Technology, was adopted into the American National Inventors Hall of Fame at the 44th induction ceremony held last Thursday, May 5, 2016 at the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington DC.

May 11, 2016

Ghana’s 59th Independence anniversary celebration this year was climaxed with a non-denomination church service on Sunday, March 6, 2016 at the Auditorium of the Ghana Embassy.

As part of the Church service, an interim management committee of the Council of Ghanaian Interfaith Alliance was inaugurated and mandated to build a coherent and united Ghanaian Community which would hold in high esteem the spirit of patriotism, cultural values and morality.

 

 

Apr 28, 2016

President John Mahama says workers can expect an improvement in their finances beginning 2017 when the economy will be set to bounce back strongly.

Speaking in an interview with Brong Ahafo Radio Thursday, President John Mahama indicated that his administration's hard work will pay off in 2017 when the economy takes off next year.