Tag: ghana union of traders association

GUTA: Nigerians make up 80% of illegal retail traders in Ghana

The Ghana Union of Traders Association says Nigerians represent about 80 per cent of people engaged in illegal retail trade-in Ghana. Joseph Paddy, PRO of the Ghana Union of Traders Association joins CNBC Africa for more.

How to address regional integration challenges in West Africa

Ghana launched and handed over the Secretariat of the African Continental Free Trade Area to the African Union at a time when the Ghana Union of Traders Association has asked Nigerians in retail trading to close shops in Ghana. Obiora Madu, CEO of Multimix Group joins CNBC Africa to discuss ways to address Africa's regional integration challenges.

GUTA calls for closure of illegal retail businesses

Some members of the Ghana Union of Traders Association (GUTA) clashed with Nigerian traders at the Kwame Nkrumah Circle last week. The clash comes just days after the union announced the suspension of its planned nationwide demonstration. The demonstration was to call the attention of the government to the alleged illegal trading of foreigners in retail businesses that are reserved for Ghanaians by law or foreigners with proper documentation. Joseph Paddy, Public Relations Officer of the Ghana Union of Traders Association joins CNBC Africa for more.

Ghana traders eagerly anticipating re-opening of Nigerian land borders

Ghanaian Traders under the aegis of Ghana Union of Traders Association (GUTA) are asking for the reopening of Nigeria’s closed land borders. Joseph Paddy, Public Relations Officer of the union joins CNBC Africa to discuss this and more.
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