Economics

Ghana Begins Visa On Arrival For African Union Nationals

Ghana has started a visa-on-arrival scheme at the Kotoka International Airport (KIA) for all African Union Nationals whose countries do not have a visa-free agreement with the country, the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) has said in Accra.

“All AU nationals affected by the policy who arrive in the country must have a passport, valid for at least three months from the date of entry; they must have a return ticket or evidence of onward travel; they must show evidence of sufficient funds and proof of accommodation before they are granted visas.


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ECG disconnects Accra Sports Stadium

Accra Sports Stadium

The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG), has cut power supply to the Accra Sports Stadium as part of a mass disconnection exercise of defaulters in Accra.
The Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the National Sports Authority, Frederica Mensah-Davies confirmed that power supply to the national stadium was cut on Tuesday.

The Accra Sports Stadium in 2015 owed the ECG bills worth GH¢240,000 and were placed on a payment plan of GH¢24,000 per month to enable them clear the debt.


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Public private partnerships will enhance vegetable production

Accra, June 15 GNA - Mr Kenneth Wujangi, Deputy Chief of Staff in charge of operations, has said public private partnerships in the vegetable production, is essential to enhance growth and deliver reliable stream of information and technology in emerging trends.

He said collaborative partnerships could be used to effectively bridge the gap between the public and private sectors to meet the farmer and consumer needs.

Mr Wujangi said this at a conference on public private partnership in the vegetables value chain in Accra.


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Parliament passes Ghana Export /Import Bank (EXIM) Bill

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Mr Seth Terkper — Finance Minister

Parliament Wednesday passed the Ghana Export/Import Bank (EXIM) Bill into law. The passage of the bill grants the government the power and authority to establish an EXIM Bank which will be a quasi-government institution that will act as an intermediary between national governments and exporters to issue export financing.


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