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SSNIT Launches Customer Clinic

The Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) has launched its customer clinic, which is meant to ensure that services are brought closer to stakeholders. Speaking at the launch today in Accra, the Director General of SSNIT, Dr Frank Odoom, explained that the clinic is an innovative initiative to ensure that services are brought closer to stakeholders by enhancing service delivery and improving upon the data base both personal and financial

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Newmont Ghana Pays Government

Newmont Ghana Gold Limited has paid more than 47 million dollars (GH¢71.44 million) to government for the third quarter of the year. The amount comprises 39 million dollars for Corporate Income Tax, six million dollars for the National Fiscal Stabilisation Levy, and two million dollars as Mineral Royalties for September

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Cocoa Price Now GH¢3,280

Cocoa farmers nationwide, from yesterday, October 14, this year, received GH¢80 extra on each tone of cocoa produce following a 76.04 per cent increment in the net free-on-board (FOB) price of cocoa by government

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Glo Introduces New Chief Operating Officer for Ghana Operations

Glo Mobile Ghana, a telecommunication operator, on Monday unveiled plans to employ innovation, good technical ability and competitive pricing to meet the diverse needs of all classes of customers. Speaking to journalists after he was officially introduced as the new Chief Operating Officer of Glo Mobile Ghana, Mr George Andah said Glo is ready to capture the chunk of the market

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Government Announces Floor Price For Shea nut

The Government of Ghana has for the first time has announced a floor price for sheanut purchases at GH¢32.00 per bag of 80kgs. The purchase price takes immediate effect and it is expected that it will prevent the exploitation of sheanut pickers and farmers by marketing agents

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KIA Wins Best Regional Airport In Africa Award

Kotoka International Airport (KIA) has been adjudged the Best Regional Airport in the Africa Region at the World Routes Awards 2011 in Berlin, Germany. The award received by Mrs Doreen Owusu-Fianko, Managing Director of Ghana Airports Company Limited (GACL) was formally presented at the Berlin Networking Event which took place at the new Berlin Brandenburg Airport Willy Brandt, due to open in nine months

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Apple’s Key to Success: Turning Tech into Lifestyle

From communications to entertainment, Apple products have profoundly changed the way people around the world obtain information and use technology. The man that led Apple through its evolution was Steve Jobs. Apple has been so successful in selling its products. What consumers can expect now that Jobs has died?

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BBC To Cut 2,000 Jobs Over Next Five Years

The British Broadcasting Corporation has announced plans to cut 2,000 jobs over the next five years as part of the government's efforts to reduce a record deficit. BBC Director General Mark Thompson told the staff Thursday the decision followed a nine-month consultation with staff on ways to save money

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Steve Jobs, Apple co-founder is dead

The technology company Apple says co-founder and former chief executive Steve Jobs has died following a battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 56 years old. Jobs' death comes weeks after he resigned as chief executive of the technology giant. He will forever be known as the man who made technology easy to use for everyone, not just the experts

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President Mills frowns on sole-sourcing – Haruna Iddrisu

Communications Minister Haruna Iddrisu has cautioned all agencies and departments under the ministry to stop the practice of sole-sourcing in the award of contracts. He said President J.E.A. Mills is not happy with the practice and all entities must stop it with immediate effect. According to Mr. Iddrisu, the practice does not give Ghana value for money in the execution of contracts

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IPhone5 expected to be launched by Apple

Apple is expected to launch the fifth version of its best-selling iPhone today. Journalist have been invited to a "Let's talk iPhone" event at its California campus due to start at 10:00 PDT (18:00 BST). Doubts surround how different the iPhone 5 will be to its predecessor though some do expect big changes. The launch will be hosted by Tim Cook, now Apple's full time boss following Steve Jobs' retirement in August. As ever with Apple launches, exact details of product features will not be known until the event. Expert opinion is divided with some expecting significant changes. "We're expecting a flagship, high tier product to cement

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