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Ghana passes bill making identifying as LGBTQ+ illegal

Ghana’s parliament has passed a tough new bill that imposes a prison sentence of up to three years for anyone convicted of identifying as LGBTQ+. It also imposes a maximum five-year jail term for forming or funding LGBTQ+ groups. Lawmakers heckled down attempts to replace prison sentences with community service and counselling. It is the […]

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The National Union of Ghana Students (NUGS) Welcomes Dr. Bawumia’s National Service Proposal

The National Union of Ghana Students (NUGS), has welcomed Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia’s proposal to make National Service optional if elected President. The Vice President, while addressing the nation on his vision on Wednesday, February 7, 2024, pledged that National Service will no longer be mandatory under his government. This, to him, is to

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Vodafone Ghana is becoming Telecel Ghana – Set to bring innovation to Ghana’s telecom industry

Telecel Group, an Africa-focused telecommunication company with expertise in combining telecommunication with fintech, e-commerce, and tech start-ups successfully acquired 70% majority shares in Vodafone Ghana (Ghana Telecommunications Company Limited – GTCL) in February 2023 and is set to bring disruptive innovation into Ghana’s telecom industry with customer-centric products delivered with exceptional customer service. In a

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Ghana to get new alumina refinery as Akufo-Addo announces GIADEC’s strategic partner for Project 3A

Ghana is set to benefit from a new alumina refinery following the successful selection of a strategic partner that will work with the Ghana Integrated Aluminium Development Corporation (GIADEC) to deliver Project 3A, one of four (4) projects being executed under the Integrated Aluminium Industry (IAI) projects. President Akufo-Addo who witnessed the signing of the

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PCM Ghana’s Grand Finale X Space: “The Awakening”

On Saturday 23 December 2023, PCM Ghana hosted a spectacular event, PCM Ghana hosted a Twitter Space, aptly titled “The Awakening,” to close out the year. Distinguished guests included the CEO of PiChain Global and leaders from Pitogo and Workforce Pool. The X Space served as a platform for these influential figures to share insights

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Ghana’s economy has “Turned the Corner” – World Bank Country Director

The World Bank Country Director, Pierre Laporte, has affirmed a statement by the Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta, regarding the positive state of the Ghanaian economy.  According to him, the economy has reached a point where it can genuinely be acknowledged as having “turned the corner.” “When you look at where Ghana’s economy was a

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OSP busts US$40 million fake currency syndicate in Greater Accra Region

The Office of the Special Prosecutor (OSP), has unveiled a counterfeiting syndicate operating in Accra and Tema, exposing it as a major producer of fake foreign currency. The announcement, made through social media on December 15, 2023, revealed that the syndicate was involved in the production of a substantial amount of counterfeit foreign currency, with seized

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Cedi to hit single-digit depreciation against dollar in 2024 – EIU predicts

The Ghanaian cedi may experience a single-digit depreciation against the US dollar in 2024, as indicated in The Economist Intelligence Unit’s 2024 Africa Outlook Report. The UK-based firm attributes this potential stability to the benefits derived from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) programme. According to the report, only five African countries—Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia, Angola, and

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How to build wealth with a single source of income

In a world where financial independence and empowerment are increasingly recognised as essential goals, women are taking charge of their financial destinies. Building wealth with a single source of income may seem challenging, but it is achievable with the right strategies and mindset. Difficult as it may sound because of the rising cost of living

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KIA signs MoU with Rana Motors to train local technicians to operate on electric vehicles

From left: Kwangbyong Lee, Head of Ownership and Enhancement at KIA Corporation, Patrick Nimo, Chief Director Ministry of Trade and Industry, Chief Operating Officer of Rana Motors Kassem Odaymat Kia Corporation in partnership with Rana Motors has taken a proactive step to commence the training of local technicians to operate Electric Vehicles (EVs).This follows the

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