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Nana Addo Meets Belgian Queen Today

The Queen of Belgium, Her Royal Majesty Queen Mathilde, and the Deputy Prime Minister of Belgium, Alex De Croo, will today [Friday], hold bilateral talks with President Nana Akufo-Addo as part of their three-day visit to Ghana.

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Ghana Signs Double Taxation Agreement With Ireland

Ghana has signed a Double Taxation Agreement (DTA) with Ireland to eliminate the incidence where incomes from both countries are taxed twice.

The Agreement, the first that Ireland has concluded with a West African country, was signed by Ireland’s Ambassador to the Republic of Ghana, Mr. Seán Hoy and Minister of Finance, Mr. Ken Ofori-Atta in Accra, on Wednesday.

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Investor Confidence Influences ‘Lower’ Interest On 10yr Energy Bond

Economists have attributed the relatively lower interest rates on the re-opened ten year energy bond to the relative stability in the Ghanaian economy.

The managers of ESLA Plc, the entity mandated to raise money to settle the energy sector debts, yesterday had its ten year bond oversubscribed at an interest rate around 19 percent.

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President Akufo-Addo Inaugurates GIPC Board

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo yesterday 17th January 2018, performed the swearing-in of the GIPC's new 10-member Board at the Presidency. The board which is chaired by Mr Kwasi Abeasi includes the following members:

  • The Chief Executive Officer Officer of the GIPC, Mr Yofi Grant
  • The first Deputy Governor of the Bank of Ghana (BoG), Dr. Maxwell Opoku- Afairi
  • Acting Director –General of the National Development Planning Commission (NDPC), Dr Grace A. Bediako
  • Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry, Mr Carlos Kingsley Ahenkorah.
  • Deputy Minister of Finance, Mr Kwaku Agyeman Kwarteng
  • CEO of the Private Enterprise Federation (PEF), Nana Osei-Bonsu
  • Mr. Alex Apau Dadey, member
  • Madam Nora Bannerman-Abbott, member
  • Dame Dr. Mrs. Cecilia A. Kwofie, member 

 

 Source: GIPC Corporate Affairs

 

 

 

President Akuffo-Addo Praises Sunda for Massive Investment in Ghana

The President of Ghana, Nana Addo Danquah Akuffo - Addo on Saturday praised Sunda International, a Chinese company for investing over USD $ 77 million in setting up the Twyford ceramic factory at Shama in the western region of Ghana.

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