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Ghana Launches World’s First Digital Finance Policy Amid Covid-19

Ghana has launched a digital financial services (DFS) policy, which the government hopes will help provide support for the various measures it is taking to make good use of the DFS in it’s Covid-19 response. According to report, as part of the policy, the government has removed fees for low-value remittances, relaxed transaction and wallet size limits for mobile money,

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NDC Vows Not To Recognize President Akufo-Addo As President Until All Issues Surrounding His Election Are Resolved

The opposition National Democratic Congress has on Friday through its General Secretary, Johnson Asiedu Nketia come out to say that notwithstanding the inauguration of Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo as President of Ghana for a second term in office, the party will not recognize him as such until all issues surrounding his election are resolved. According to him, “notwithstanding the swearing-in,

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People Voted Heavily Against Akufo-Addo For Fighting Galamsey Says Oppong Nkrumah

Information Minister, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, has said that President Akufo-Addo’s fight against illegal mining cost him votes in the 2020 elections. He said government’s interest in fighting the menace was one of the main reasons that the New Patriotic Party’s (NPP) votes dropped. While speaking with the media, the minister said and I quote,” I hear people ask how come

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Ghana Presidential Election 2020: Electoral Commission Certifies 14 Regional Presidential Results

The Electoral Commission has of yesterday released a total of fourteen certified regional results out of sixteen. This is coming after the election management certified three more results bringing to fourteen the total number of regional results out of sixteen. The three additional results are from the Western North, Eastern and Bono East Regions. In the Western North Region, former

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Results Of 11 Regions Certified: President Akufo-Addo Leads John Mahama By Over 450,000 Votes

Earlier today, the Electoral Commission has certified the results from four more regions thereby bringing the total number of certified 2020 presidential election results to eleven. The eleven (11) regions where the results have been certified and released by the Electoral Commission are Volta, North East, Central, Ahafo, Upper West, Oti, Bono, Ashanti, Western, Upper East and Savannah regions. Those

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Stop Selling Ghana Cedi Or Risk Being Prosecuted- Bank Of Ghana

Information reaching Wakeupafrica360 from our correspondent in Ghana has it that the Bank of Ghana (BoG) has warned businesses and the general public to desist from the sale of Ghana’s currency, the Cedi and Pesewa coins or face prosecution. This is because such an act is illegal and punishable by summary conviction to a term of 10 years imprisonment or

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Ghana’s Economy Shrinks For First Time In 37 Years

Information reaching Wakeupafrica360 from its Correspondent in Ghana evidently show ho the Ghana’s economy shrank 3.2% in the 2nd quarter for the first time in 37 years ad a result of the coronavirus pandemic. This was made known by Ghana’s Chief Statistician, Samuel Kobina Annim, on Wednesday, September 16. The country with 30 million inhabitants imposed a 3-week lockdown in

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Implementation Of Kaw Banning Importation Of Accident Cars Into Ghana Suspended

Information reaching Wakeupafrica360 from Ghana Institute of Freight Forwarders (GIFF) is that the group has come out to say that the government had decided to suspend the implementation of the law banning the importation of salvaged vehicles and those older than 10 years into Ghana. The already Custom Amendment Act, 2020 which was passed by parliament in March 2020 was

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A Chinese Man Crowned As Chief In Ghana

Wakeupafrica360 gathered from its correspondent in Ghana that a Chinese man by name Sun Qiang has become a chief at Kwahu Abetifi town in the Eastern region of the country. He was given a Ghanaian name, Barima Kofi Ayeboafo and his chieftancy title is “Nk)s) Hene’ which means Development Chief. This title was bestowed on him owning to the fact

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President Of Ghana, Akufo-Addo, Cuts Sod For Phase 111 Of Five Districts Water Supply Project In Volta Region

The President of the Republic of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has cut the sod for the commencement of construction Phase III of the Five Districts Water Supply Projects in Five Districts of the Volta Region. He cut the and on Tuesday, 1st September 2020, at Adaklu-Anfoe, in the Adaklu District and while doing so stated that the phase II

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