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New Rumors about Bitcoin’s Demise Have Been ‘Greatly Exaggerated,’ Plus Ripple and XRP, Ethereum, Litecoin, Bitcoin Cash, Bitcoin SV, IOTA: Crypto News Flash

New Rumors about Bitcoin’s Demise Have Been ‘Greatly Exaggerated,’ Plus Ripple and XRP, Ethereum, Litecoin, Bitcoin Cash, Bitcoin SV, IOTA: Crypto News Flash

December 16, 2018

From a check on Bitcoin’s pulse to a new milestone for Ethereum, here’s a look at some of the stories breaking in the world of crypto. Bitcoin The death of Bitcoin has been “greatly exaggerated,” according to a new study from Cambridge University. To reach its conclusion, the second Global Cryptoasset Benchmarking Study compares the current […]

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Access Bank gets New Managing Director – Olumide Olatunji

Access Bank gets New Managing Director – Olumide Olatunji

December 16, 2018

Access Bank (Ghana) has declared Olumide Olatunji as its new Managing Director, in effect form December 5, 2018.  He substitute Mr. Ifeanyi Njoku who has now occupied a new role within the Access Bank Group to support the Bank’s extension drive in line with its new 5-year strategic growth plan. His promotion follows the successful […]

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Ghana, Burkina Faso firm ties – Bawumia

Ghana, Burkina Faso firm ties – Bawumia

December 15, 2018

The government of Ghana is dedicated to deepening relations with her northern neighbour and is undertaking a number of projects to concretise this relationship, Ghana’s Vice-President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has said. These include the Railway Interconnectivity Project linking Ghana and Burkina Faso intended to ensure greater cross-border trade and regional incorporation. Ghana is also devoted […]

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Ghana Government Finally Lifts Ban On Small-Scale Mining, Nevertheless…

Ghana Government Finally Lifts Ban On Small-Scale Mining, Nevertheless…

December 15, 2018

After nearly two years, Government has lifted the sanction placed on small-scale mining. Nevertheless, only small-scale miners who have been correctly vetted and cleared by the Inter-Ministerial Committee on illegal Mining (IMCIM) to mine in a regulated environment, will be allowed to participate in such activities. According to Peacefmonline.com the government has established on Monday […]

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Julian Kingsley Opuni appointed new Fidelity Bank Managing Director

Julian Kingsley Opuni appointed new Fidelity Bank Managing Director

December 14, 2018

Fidelity Bank has appointed of Julian Kingsley Opuni as its new Managing Director effective December 1, 2018. Mr. Kingsley Opuni has been the Deputy Managing Director since November 2017 and will take over from Jim Baiden who retired as the MD of the bank in October this year. An experienced banker who started his banking […]

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Payroll audit of Greater Accra public sector workers begins

Payroll audit of Greater Accra public sector workers begins

December 13, 2018

The last leg of auditing of the payroll of public sector workers began in Accra yesterday, with a call on workers to avail themselves of the exercise or risk having their names deleted from the payroll. Public sector workers have up to December 31, 2018, to comply with the directive. An additional one week will […]

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Some African countries said to have $300b in pension funds

Some African countries said to have $300b in pension funds

December 9, 2018

Some countries in Africa are reported to have as much as $300 billion worht of assets being managed in pension funds. Ms Jihane Hakimi, a Blended Finance Specialist at the African Development Bank Group, has called on Ghana to take steps to unlock domestically available capital for investment in impact enterprises. She said there was […]

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NHIA to use mobile technology to improve services

November 29, 2018

As part of efforts to significantly improve upon quality health care services delivery, the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) has adopted innovative mobile services technology to reach out to every Ghanaian. The initiative, which would be officially out-doored by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on December 19, includes the use of text messaging short code […]

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Government to partner telcos to harness the power of technology

November 29, 2018

Mr Vincent Sowah Odotei, the Deputy Minister of Communications has said Government would continue to partner with telecommunications companies and related information communication technology institutions to harness the power of technology to transform lives. He said “we shall not relent in our efforts to ensure that the telecommunications industry gets the needed support to propel […]

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Ghana’s debt increased by 57% between July and August

November 27, 2018

Ghana’s debt has increased by 57% between July and August this year. Ghana’s finance minister Ken Ofori Att The Bank of Ghana has released the latest summary of economic figures and Ghana seems to be continuously adding more to its debts. A statement from the central bank indicated that, Ghana, between July and August 2018 […]

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