Author: Mediagh

International News

No other option but to step back, says Harry

The Duke of Sussex has said he is “taking a leap of faith” in stepping back from being a senior royal, saying “there really was no other option”. Speaking at an event on Sunday evening, Prince Harry said he and Meghan had hoped to continue serving the Queen, but without public funding. Unfortunately, that wasn’t […]

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International News

Boris Johnson, African leaders urge investors to accelerate economic role on continent

UK companies must leap at the chance to deepen economic ties with Africa, a continent with unmatched investment opportunities, several African leaders said at a high-level panel. At an oversubscribed opening ceremony for the 2020 UK-Africa Investment Summit, Monday, attended by dignitaries and delegates from 16 African countries, including President El Sisi of Egypt, British […]

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International News

China coronavirus: Death toll rises as more cities shut down

China has widened a lockdown in Hubei province – the centre of the coronavirus outbreak – as the death toll climbed to 25. At least 10 cities in the central Chinese province, which has a population of 20 million, have travel restrictions in force. On Thursday, a coronavirus patient died in nearby Hebei province – […]

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Politics

“Govt’s prog. for economic recovery successful” – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has said the programme of economic recovery that his government put in place some three years ago, upon his assumption of office, has been significantly successful. According to President Akufo-Addo, the programme has “addressed the key phenomena that needed to be addressed, like the rate of growth of the economy, […]

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Business

1D1F: Exim Bank secures US$100m credit to finance more factories

The Ghana Exim Bank has secured US$100 million from the International Investment Bank (Credit Swiss) to finance more factories under the One District-One Factory initiative. The loan facility would help extend soft credit to potential firms working to establish industries under the 1D1F as well as complete the existing ones. Speaking after the agreement was […]

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Business

Lending, T Bills rates under Akufo-Addo drop 9.3% & 3.4%

Lending and treasury bills rates have declined significantly since President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo took office in January 2017. This signals an improved monetary economy with increased money supply and credit to consumers. An increase in the supply of money typically lowers interest rates, which, in turn, generates more investment and puts more money in the hands of consumers, thereby stimulating spending. Businesses […]

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Business

Seidu Agongo: Our “environment” hostile to local entrepreneurs

Businessman Seidu Agongo has said the Ghanaian environment (a pot of soup comprising attitudes, laws, policies, politics and politicking; state agencies and their agents and the agenda of politicians and their assigns) is not at all conducive for local entrepreneurs to blossom. In an article, the founder of the now-defunct Heritage Bank, said: “As an […]

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Business

UK assures Ghana of continuous exports despite Brexit

The UK Government has said there will not be any disruptions to Ghanaian exports as it prepares to leave the European Union. This follows approval from the UK Parliament to finally exit the European Union, come January, 31. There are still concerns among some major Ghanaian exporters, that their businesses may be affected because of […]

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Entertainment

Stop comparing me with Kelvynboy – Stonebwoy

Reggae/dancehall artiste Stonebwoy has told Ghanaians to stop comparing him with his protégé. Stonebwoy and KelvynBoy became friends after the former trained the latter in music. But Stonebwoy cut ties with KelvynBoy after some months. The ‘Bawasaaba’ hitmaker said Ghanaians should rather recognise the impact he made on KelvynBoy’s carrier than see them as co-equals. […]

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Entertainment

5-year Afro-Nation deal: Akufo-Addo misled – Kwaku Asiedu

Entertainment pundit, who is also the former Marketing, Production and Public Relations Manager for Roverman Productions, Kwaku Osei Koranteng Asiedu has stated that the Akufo-Addo-led administration was misled to consent to the much-talked-about Afro-Nation deal, arguing that it is a purely Nigerian event that promotes her musicians. According to him, Afro-Nation does not in any way […]

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