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Japan to fund new bridge over Volta River

The Japanese government will fund the construction a new bridge over the Volta River on the Eastern Corridor Road Development Project. This follows the signing of a loan agreement amounting to 11.239 billion Yen (about $100 million) between Ghana and that country under the Japanese Official Development Assistance (ODA, popularly …

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Ghana and Japan sign $100m loan agreement

Ghana has signed a $100-million (11,239 billion Yen) loan agreement with the Japan International Co-operation Agency (JICA) for the construction of a 540-metre long cable-stay steel bridge over the Volta River at Volivo and Dofor Adidome in the Volta Region. The agreement marks the resumption of the Yen loan Scheme …

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Gov’t targets 8% growth rate next year

President John Mahama has once again assured the nation that the economy will recover after it increased revenues and took tough measures to limit public sector wages and spending.Some of the measures were taken as part of the programme with the International Monetary Fund.According to President Mahama, the economy is …

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Ghana and Denmark sign 7.84 million Euro agreement

Ghana has signed a 7.84 million Euros mixed credit facility agreement with the Nordea Bank of Denmark for the establishment of an Environmental Monitoring Laboratory at the University of Mines and Technology (UMaT). The Environmental Monitoring Laboratory is to promote teaching and research for the UMaT and the establishment of …

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Social entrepreneurs encouraged to use digital media to promote their business

Young women entrepreneurs have underscored the importance of using digital media to creating visibility for their business, attracting new clients, investors and partners. At a networking forum dubbed ‘Women Innovate: Digital’ hosted by international non-governmental organization Reach for Change with support from Women in Social Enterprise and telecom operator, Tigo, …

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