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American Chamber of Commerce assures of more collaborations to boost trade

As the first year of the implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) comes to an end, the United States Ambassador to Ghana, Stephanie Sullivan, has assured of deepened trade relations between Ghanaian and American businesses to enhance their activities and capture new foreign direct investment. According to the Chamber, Ghana’s political stability, […]

I had a growing brain tumor removed from my head in the US – Kennedy Agyapong reveals his recent stay in the US

Firebrand Member of Parliament for Assin Central constituency Honorable Kennedy Agyapong has made the first appearance on the radio after returning from the United States. In an interview on his Assin Fosu NAP Radio, he revealed that he went to the United States for medical care which needed urgent attention. His absence triggered so much […]

Inflation increases to 10.6 % in September

The country’s year-on-year inflation rate inched up to 10.6 per cent in September, 2021 from 9.7 per cent in August, 2021, being the highest inflation figure in fourteen months, the Ghana Statistical Service (GSS), has announced. It said the September inflation rate was the highest post-COVID-19 inflation figure since the country recorded the lowest inflation […]

Cedi likely to experience further marginal depreciation this year – Economist

With exactly four months to the end of the year 2021, the Ghana Cedi is expected to experience some further marginal depreciation against the U.S Dollar, following a recent period of weakening an, economist with Databank, Courage Martey has predicted. “Looking at the amount of pressure on the currency already and looking at the size […]

Self-portraits captured in total darkness – in picturesAlice Fisher

Self-portraits captured in total darkness – in picturesAlice Fisher

Photographer Melanie Issaka made her series Locating the Personal in total darkness in her bedroom. Her self-portraits are photograms, a camera-less way of making images. She lay on sensitised photographic paper and struck poses, recording moments away from the world. Issaka, who was born in Ghana and lives in London, is fascinated by what it […]

Barfuor Adjei-Barwuah named WPI Distinguished Statesman in Residence

The former Ghana Ambassador to the United States, Barfuor Adjei-Barwuah, has been named by Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) as the university’s inaugural Distinguished Statesman in Residence.   The new position, according to the Institute, was being launched under the auspices of several programmes within WPI that support the university’s global initiatives.  Currently working fulltime at […]

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