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Ghana Committed to Increase Solar Power — Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo says the government is committed to increasing the contribution of solar power in the country’s energy mix.

Despite the abundance of sunshine, with many parts of the country enjoying high levels of solar irradiation all year round, he said, “solar energy only contributes one per cent to the energy mix, as opposed to 59 per cent from fossil fuels, and 40 per cent from hydro.”

He was speaking at the International Solar Alliance (ISA) Summit in New Delhi, India, which ended yesterday.

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Bawumia Wants Ghana to Become Pharmaceutical R&D Hub in Sub-Region

Vice-President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has tasked all players in the pharmaceutical industry to work toward making Ghana the go-to destination in all things pharmaceutical in the sub-region.

“I urge all the players in the pharmaceutical sector, including the private sector, to pull resources together to turn Ghana into a vibrant pharmaceutical research and development and production hub,” he said.

Speaking at the maiden Ghana Pharma Awards which came off in Accra last week, Dr. Bawumia noted that this will not only support healthcare delivery but also provide jobs and their associated benefits to millions in Ghana.

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Projects For Partnerships- Profile of AA Food & Beverages Ltd

AA Food & Beverages Ltd seeks to expand the production of its branded alcoholic beverages and intensify its distribution effort in taking advantage of the emerging market opportunities for its products.

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World Bank Commends Ghana’s ‘Positive’ Economic Growth

The World Bank has hailed Ghana’s economic growth for 2017, describing it as “positive”. The World Bank Country Director for Ghana, Liberia, and Sierra Leone, Mr Henry Kerali,  has said the country’s impressive growth was due to good microeconomic policy management and economic stabilisation as well as improvement in physical balances.

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UK Companies Explore Investment Opportunities In Ghana

Fifteen top blue-chip infrastructure companies from the United Kingdom (UK) arrived in the country in February to finalise proposals on how they could deliver flagship projects for Ghana.Their arrival forms part of efforts by the UK to  support the "Ghana Beyond Aid" vision of  transforming Ghana’s economy, creating jobs through industrialization and adding value to goods. 

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