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Week Three of Citi Business Festival commences

Week three of Citi FM’s Citi Business Festival continues this week, June 15th- June 19th, with the on-air program the Management Development Month Series (MDM). The MDM kick started with Mawuli Ocloo, an Experienced Sales & Marketing Executive on the Citi Breakfast Show on Monday June 15th, 2015. His presentation focused on Sales strategies that work. The theme expected to ...

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EU resumes budgetary support to Ghana

The European Commission is to resume budget support disbursements to Ghana. The EU Ambassador to Ghana, Mr William Hanna, who announced this at a meeting with government officials in Accra on Friday, said the EU would release in total €161.38 million of budget support to the Government of Ghana in the coming weeks. Support aimed at four areas According to ...

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Revenue target for cocoa will be met-COCOBOD


Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) has told Citi Business News its revenue target for cocoa exports for the 2014/15 crop season will be met. According to COCOBOD the poor cocoa harvest in Ghana is driving up the price of the commodity on global markets. Currently the price of cocoa on the world market per tonne as at yesterday June 9, 2015 ...

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Week two of Citi Business Festival commences

Week two of Citi FM’s Citi Business Festival continues this week, June 8th- June 12th, with the on-air program the Management Development Month Series (MDM). Week two’s Management Development Month Series will focus on organizational culture and HR management. On Monday June 8th 2015 the Management Development Month Series will feature Cecelia Dei Annan whose presentation will focus on identifying ...

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Port charges to increase in July


The Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority is proposing an upward review of some tariffs at the country’s ports in July this year. Vessel handling charges and stevedoring charges will see an upward review of 4percent whiles receipt and delivery charges with regards to imports handling will be increased by 20 percent. This implies that importers will have to pay more ...

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Joel Nettey to speak at Citi FM’s think forum

President of the advertisers association of Ghana and CEO of Innova DBB, one of Ghana’s leading communication and advertising companies Mr. Joel Edmund Nettey will be speaking at Citi FM’s think forum. The think forum which will run every Friday is one of four main programs that will feature on the month long Citi Business Festival in the month of ...

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Accra floods bury offices along Graphic road

  Scores of companies along the Graphic road have almost and in some cases been submerged by floods that hit Accra this morning June 4th, 2015. The torrential rains which started on Monday 1st June, 2015 has already claimed the lives of several people and destroyed properties worth millions of cedis. The Graphic road, which is home to a number ...

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Accra floods hit Ghana’s automobile industry

Some automobile companies located on the Graphic road have joined a long list of businesses severely hit by the latest floods that engulfed parts of Accra this dawn June 4th, 2015. Graphic road is home to most automobile companies in the country. Citi Business News has learnt the matainance yard for example of Toyota has been submerged in water. Cars, ...

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Citi FM’s ‘Business festival’ opens with Management Development Month

Citi FM’s month-long Business Festival starts today Monday [June 1, 2015] with the ‘Management Development Month Series’ (MDM), the famed on-air business education programme. The MDM series, will air on the award winning Citi Breakfast Show with Bernard Avle on 97.3 Citi FM and will feature key business leaders speaking on a variety of business related topics. The first day ...

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PPI inches up to 19.5 %

Philomena Nyarko, Government Statistician

The Producer Price Inflation (PPI) for industry for the month of April 2015 hit 19.5%, 0.3% points up from the 19.2% it recorded in the month of March. This rate indicates that, between April 2014 and April 201 5 (year – on – year ), the PPI increased by 19.5 percent, representing a 0.3 percentage point increase in producer inflation ...

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