• BoG withdraws licenses of 9 Banks

    BoG withdraws licenses of 9 Banks0

    The Bank of Ghana (BoG) has completed a major clean-up of the banking sector, in the course of which the licences of nine banks have been withdrawn and over GH¢12 billion spent to protect depositors from losing their funds. The exercise has also led to the number of banks reducing from 36 in 2017, when

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  • Zongo for Peace and Development Conference to open January 8

    Zongo for Peace and Development Conference to open January 80

    President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo is expected to open the maiden Zongo for Peace and Development (ZOPAD) conference in Kumasi on January 8, 2018. The conference is expected to be a convocation of Muslim Chiefs, Imams and key players in such communities as government seeks their opinions in it’s developmental agenda. Ahead of that, the

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  • Alarming rate of teen pregnancy at Anchiase a worry

    Alarming rate of teen pregnancy at Anchiase a worry0

    The Asuogyaman District Directorate of the Ghana Education Service (GES) is worried over “insane upsurge” in teenage pregnancy at Anchiase, a farming community in the district. At least 12 female pupils got impregnated in 2018 in the District and have since stopped schooling. The situation has been partly blamed on high poverty rate among inhabitants

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  • List of banks recapitalized- Is your bank among?

    List of banks recapitalized- Is your bank among?0

    Bank of Ghana (BoG) will, this week, announce the list of banks that have successfully raised their minimum capitals to GH₵400 million in compliance with its earlier directive, which elapsed on December 31, 2018. Ahead of the official announcement, Graphic Online is making the following informed predictions based on reliable information pieced together. 1. We foresee BoG making

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  • RTI Bill to be passed by Febuary 2019 -Speaker of Paliament

    RTI Bill to be passed by Febuary 2019 -Speaker of Paliament1

    The Speaker of Parliament, Professor Aaron Mike Ocquaye says the RTI Bill will be passed by Febuary 2019. He therefore urged civil society organisations to leave the legislature alone to do its work as far as the Right to Information (RTI) Bill is concerned. “The bill has seen several years and several parliaments, and it

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  • ADI cautions govt. to suspend debate on RTI Bill

    ADI cautions govt. to suspend debate on RTI Bill0

    Plans by Parliament to pass the Right To Information (RTI) bill is likely to hit the rock, as the Alliance for Development and Industrialisation (ADI) has asked the government to suspend with immediate effect, the debate. A statement issued by the ADI said that until structures such as the validation or the verification of content

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