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  • Ghana’s debt rises to GH₵170bn; Over 208k private jobs c...
    The Finance Minister further revealed that the public debt as a percentage of GDP stood at 70.7 percent at the end of September 2018 compared with 69.2 per cent during the same period in 2017. The Finance Minister Ken Ofori Atta has revealed that the country’s debt has increased to… ... more
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  • MEST Innovation Market highlights Ghanaian innovation
    Having provided entrepreneurial training to hundreds of African youth and funded over 50 startups over the past decade, MEST is now creating a new space to highlight the innovation within the African business space. MEST is excited to present Ghana’s first Innovation Market in partnership with the Association of African… ... more
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  • This is the reason why I was arrested – Elvis Darko ex...
    However, after his release, the media practitioner took to Facebook to disclose the details behind the arrest. Editor of The Finder newspaper and an advocate of the Right to Information Bill (RTI), Elvis Darko, has disclosed the reason for his arrest at Parliament House this morning.Elvis Darko and the coalition… ... more
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  • Refusal to pay contractors crippling the economy – Mah...
    Mr. Mahama noted that the decision not to pay the contractors has led to thousands of people losing their jobs in the construction sector and has also negatively affected the banking industry. Former President John Dramani Mahama says the inability of the government to pay contractors is having a negative… ... more
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  • ‘Bawumia woyɛ guy guy’ – Parliament in ja...
    The minority after the presentation broke into their own version of a song, singing out loud, "Bawumia 'woyɛ guy guy". It was quite humorous when the Minority jeered at the vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia during the presentation of the 2019 Budget and Economic Policy in Parliament today, Thursday, November… ... more
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  • Here’s the full 2019 budget statement
    The theme of this year's budget is "A Stronger Economy, for Jobs and Prosperity". In accordance with Article 179 of the 1992 constitution, the Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta has delivered the 2019 Budget and Economic Policy in Parliament today, Thursday, November 15, 2018.The theme of this year's budget is "A… ... more
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  • Oti Region referendum will be incident free – Police
    A 19-member Commission after holding nationwide consultations urged government to create the administrative regions to be known as Oti, Ahafo, Brong East, Western North, North East and Savanna. The Volta Regional Police Command has indicated that the intended referendum on the creation of a new region will be violent free.The… ... more
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  • BoG bans 125 persons from operating current accounts
    This ban will last for 3 years. The Bank of Ghana (BoG) has banned 125 people from operating current accounts for consistently issuing DUD cheques.This ban will last for 3 years.Meanwhile, the Central bank will allow such persons to operate savings accounts.READ ALSO: 2019 Budget: Gov’t to provide “seed money”… ... more
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  • 2019 Budget: Gov’t to provide “seed money” for Nationa...
    The Finance Minister said that the state is facilitating the building of the national cathedral by providing the land, the Secretariat, and seed money for the preparatory phase. The Finance Minister Ken Ofori Atta has revealed that the government will give the seed capital for the construction of the controversial… ... more
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  • Here’s how much the collapse of 7 banks cost gov’t
    The Finance Minister, Ken Ofori Atta, said that through government’s intervention in August this year, deposits were saved as well as some 2,661 jobs in addition to several hundred saved in 2017 from the insolvent 2 banks that were closed in 2017. The Finance Minister, Ken Ofori Atta, has disclosed… ... more
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  • Ghanaians react to Gloria Akuffo wrapping herself with a clo...
    The fashion scores online think it is very wrong. The 2019 Budget Statement was read in Parliament on Thursday, November, 15, 2019.To some netizens, the fashion scores was their utmost concern. The presentation of the national budget was of course by the lover of white apparels, Ken Ofori-Atta the Finance… ... more
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  • Gov’t isn’t proud of hardships in Ghana – Ofori Atta
    Mr. Ofori Atta indicated that the government is only certain this phase will be pass considering the measures being taken to ameliorate the plight of Ghanaians. The Finance Minister Ken Ofori Atta has said that the government admits that there are hardships in the country but it is not proud… ... more
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  • Martin Amidu allocated GH¢180m to fight corruption
    Martin Amidu has hinted that his office is in a near hopeless situation to deliver its mandate in fighting corruption. The government has allocated GH¢180 million to Special Prosecutor, Martin Amidu to focus on his core mandate of prosecuting corrupt public officials.This was made known by the Finance Minister Ken… ... more
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  • Gov’t has settled 90% of DKM customers – Ofori-A...
    Thousands of customers of DKM Microfinance Company lost their investments running into millions of cedis after the central bank in 2015 suspended the operations of DKM for violating the banking Act. The Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, Ken Ofori-Atta, has disclosed that the government has paid off majority of… ... more
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  • RTI bill campaigner Elvis Darko arrested
    Elvis Darko and the coalition had gone to parliament to picket to register their displeasure over failure to pass the bill into law. Media practitioner and campaigner of the Right to Information (RTI) Bill, Elvis Darko has been arrested.The Editor of the Finder newspaper who doubles as the Interim Steering… ... more
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  • Vote Asiedu Nketia and lose 2020 – Allotey Jacobs warn...
    He reiterated his choice for Koku Anyidoho, Deputy General Secretary, of the party to be voted as the substantive General Secretary of the NDC. Former Central Regional Chairman of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Bernard Allotey Jacobs, has advised delegates of the party to vote Johnson Asiedu Nketia out as… ... more
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  • Why is Kejetia Market is not opened for business? – Ma...
    In 2015, then President Mahama cut the sod for the construction of a modern Kumasi Kejetia Central Market project with amenities including CCTV monitoring system, police station, clinic, spacious bus terminal, fire station, and a crèche. Former President John Dramani Mahama has questioned the government on why it has failed… ... more
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  • FDA pounces on unauthorised breast, hip enlargement products
    The seized products are unregistered body enhancement cosmetic creams and drugs. The Food and Drugs Authority in the Ashanti region has said it has seized unauthorized health products in the region.The products are unregistered body enhancement cosmetic creams and drugs.The affected products are Soft Curve Booty Hip Cream, Bobaraba Cream,… ... more
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  • Budget 2019: Prioritise job creation, poverty reduction – ...
    GN Research has also advised the government to focus more on job creation which will lead to poverty reduction. The Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta will be presenting the 2019 Budget Statement in Parliament today (Thursday November, 15, 2019).Many Ghanaians have shared their expectations of the budget to be presented to… ... more
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  • Journalist interdicted for blackmailing ECG boss GH¢5m
    Nana Okyere Gyampa, who works with Accra FM was interdicted by the Criminal Investigations Department (CID). A journalist alleged to have extorted and blackmailed the Managing Director of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) has been interdicted by his employers, Class Media Group (CMG).Nana Okyere Gyampa, who works with Accra… ... more
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  • Ex-UBS trader Kweku Adoboli arrives in Ghana
    Adoboli was a former trader at the Swiss bank UBS and was sentenced to seven years in prison in fraud charges. Former UBS trader Kweku Adoboli has arrived in Accra after being deported from the United Kingdom, Pulse Ghana has gathered.Reports gathered by Pulse indicates that he touched down at… ... more
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  • Every sector of the economy is suffering under NPP – Maham...
    Mahama said teachers, drivers, traders, farmers and public sector workers have all been exposed to hardship under the current government. Former president John Dramani Mahama has once again laid into the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) government, saying every sector of the economy is currently suffering.According to him, the Nana… ... more
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  • Health Director orders killing of all stray dogs in Keta
    The Directorate has ordered that all stray dogs found in the community be killed to ensure they do not infect other dogs with rabies. The Municipal Health Directorate in Keta in the Volta region has directed at all stray dogs in the community are killed to prevent the spread of… ... more
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  • Finance Minister presents 2019 budget today
    The budget is expected to outline the government’s plans for the next year, as well as review how it fared in the past 12 months. The Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, will today (Thursday, 15 November 2018) present the government’s 2019 budget statement and financial policy to Parliament.The budget is expected… ... more
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  • Christians responsible for 70% of Ghana’s problems – Pea...
    Rev. Prof. Emmanuel Asante said Ghana is dominated by Christ-believing fellows, yet things have failed to improve due to the attitudes of some Christians. The Chairman of the National Peace Council, Rev. Prof. Emmanuel Asante, believes Christians are responsible for 70% of Ghana’s problems.According to him, the country is dominated… ... more
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  • Tourism Ministry to spend $14m on capacity building and bran...
    $10 million will be used for capacity building, while another $4 million of the fund will be used for branding of the Tourism Ministry. The Ministry of Tourism has tabled a motion before Parliament for the approval of a sum of $14 million to be used for branding and capacity… ... more
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  • We owe you no allegiance – Oti Chief to Togbe Afede
    He cited names of some prominent people from Southern Volta who have made derogatory statements about the creation of the new region Major Abu Safiano Baba (RTD), Chief of Kete, has disclosed that residents in the northern part of the Volta Region owes no chief in the southern part any… ... more
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  • Only stupid people will register with Menzgold online-Ken Ag...
    The Member of Parliament for Assin Central Kennedy Ohene Agyapong said that the authorities must seize the assets of Menzgold CEO, the board of Directors and all the other officials; sell them and use the proceeds to pay customers who invested at Menzgold. The Member of Parliament for Assin Central… ... more
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  • I’ve executed over 2000 projects – Hawa Koomson ...
    The Minister made these comments after the Project coordinator for the Integrated Social Development Centre (ISODEC) Bernard Anaba, the said projects are yet to materialize in the various districts and constituencies. The Minister for Special Initiatives, Hawa Koomson, has said that she has executed over 2000 projects since her appointment… ... more
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  • Mahama wasn’t matured for the Presidency – Alban...
    Bagbin will be contesting against Mahama and 11 other aspirants for the chance to lead the NDC into the 2020 general elections. Alban Sumana Bagbin, a flagbearer aspirant of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), has chided opponent and former President John Mahama as being 'immature'.He said President Mahama had a… ... more
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  • Get to know the aspirants for NDC’s National Organiser
    We took a look at the aspirants and their chances of winning. Over nine thousand (9000) delegates of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) will converge at the Accra International Trade Fair Centre during the weekend to elect new national executives.The new executives are expected to wrestle power from the ruling… ... more
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  • Former mine workers invested huge severance pay in Menzgold ...
    According to the former Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Minerals Commission the ex-miners are now suffering because of the company’s inability to pay them their principals and accrued interest. Former Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Minerals Commission Dr Toni Aubynn has revealed that most ex-employees of mining companies… ... more
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  • Nana Addo’s fight on corruption political gimmicks ...
    Kwame Osei-Prempeh has stated that the government of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo cannot fight corruption. Fighting corruption requires an understanding of how the global problem has evolved, for it is bigger and broader than petty bribery or crooked deals in developing countries. Merely adopting a new anti-corruption law, creating… ... more
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  • Labour unions say ‘Asempa budget’ wasn’t good for busi...
    The general secretary of the Federation of Labour Abraham Koomson was of the view that God must intervene in Ghana’s economy or else things may get harder. The Ghana Federation of Labour and other Labour unions have said that despite the excitement that greeted the 2018 budget nicknamed ‘Asempa budget’… ... more
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  • Labour unions say ‘Adwuma budget’ wasn’t good for busi...
    The general secretary of the Federation of Labour Abraham Koomson was of the view that God must intervene in Ghana’s economy or else things may get harder. The Ghana Federation of Labour and other Labour unions have said that despite the excitement that greeted the 2018 budget nicknamed ‘Adwuma budget’… ... more
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  • Here are your 20 most credible banks in Ghana
    All 30 of Ghana’s tier one/universal banks were subsequently benchmarked against Credmap’s measures, compared to each other, and then ranked in what became the Ghana Banking Credibility Index (GBCI). Credmap Technology has conducted a ranking of Ghanaian banks in 2018 based on the assessment of their credibility.In a statement released,… ... more
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  • Here your 20 most credible banks in Ghana
    All 30 of Ghana’s tier one/universal banks were subsequently benchmarked against Credmap’s measures, compared to each other, and then ranked in what became the Ghana Banking Credibility Index (GBCI). Credmap Technology has conducted a ranking of Ghanaian banks in 2018 based on the assessment of their credibility.In a statement released,… ... more
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  • 14 peacekeeping policemen accused of sexual misconduct recal...
    A memo directed that the interdiction on 14 personnel be lifted. Fourteen out of the forty-six police personnel who were repatriated from South Sudan for alleged sexual misconduct have been recalled by the Ghana Police Service.The police unit working with the UN peacekeeping mission in South Sudan was recalled from… ... more
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  • Defunct UT Bank sues Woyome over GHC 9.4m debt
    The receivers, Vish Ashiagbor, and Eric Nana Nipah are pleading with the court to direct Mr Woyome’s company, Anator Quarry Company Ltd. to refund the sum of GHc 9,461,505.81 being the total value of loans granted the company in 2014. The receivers of defunct UT Bank have filed a suit… ... more
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  • EP Church honours Bawumia for his religious tolerance
    Vice President Bawumia’s humility and trans-religious tolerance has endeared him to the various religious groups. Alhaji Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, the Vice President of Ghana, has been honored by the Evangelical Presbyterian Church for his religious tolerance.In a citation read on behalf of the Evangelical Presbyterian Church, by the Hohoe District… ... more
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  • Nana Addo is governing Ghana well – Emir of Qatar praises
    Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, in his remarks, applauded the conducive investment and business climate being established in Ghana. The Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, has praised President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo for his leadership over the last twenty-two (22) months, stating that "you are… ... more
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  • Ghanaians are dying under your bad leadership – Mahama...
    President Mahama also bashed the government on its 'woeful' handling of small scale miners, popularly known as galamsayers. Former President John Dramani Mahama has said that the current New Patriotic Party government has brought untold hardships on Ghanaians.He said President Akufo-Addo's bad governance has worsened the plight of the ordinary… ... more
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  • Excel fuel station explodes in Techiman
    According to reports, a diesel tanker and other properties running into thousands of cedis belonging to the station were razed by the fire. A petrol station at Techiman in the Brong Ahafo Region has exploded into a huge fireball stretching hundreds of feet into the air.The fuel station, Excel located… ... more
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  • Govt promises one constituency, one ambulance by mid-2019
    Government has assured that all 275 constituencies across the country will be provided with ambulances by mid-2019. The ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) government has promised to ensure that all 275 constituencies across the country are provided with an ambulance each my mid-2019.In April, Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia revealed… ... more
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  • 2019 budget will present ‘Ghana beyond hell, hopelessness...
    The Minority has predicted doom, insisting Ghanaians must be prepared to see a budget full of hopelessness. The Minority in Parliament has predicted that the yet-to-be read 2019 budget will present nothing but hopelessness for all Ghanaians.The 2019 budget is expected to presented in Parliament on Thursday by Finance Minister… ... more
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  • Govt accused of distributing ‘expiring’ fertilizers to f...
    The aggrieved farmers said fertilizers distributed to them this month have an expiry date of November 20, 2018. The Concerned Farmers Association has accused the government of distributing to them fertilizers that are on the verge of expiring.The aggrieved farmers said fertilizers distributed to them this month have an expiry… ... more
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  • Opinion: You can go home Fadi Dabbousi, if Ghana is unfriend...
    There is a Frafra saying that ‘the goat must accept to run once it gives its neck out for the rope’. Isn’t it laughable when the likes of Fadi calls people names. The same Fadi Dabbousi who failed in all his attempts to court John Mahama’s administration to deal with… ... more
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  • Zoomlion, AMA and Cape Town collaborate to clean Accra
    A team of eleven (11) waste management practitioners from the AMA and Zoomlion visited the highly respected South African richly developed city (Cape Town) to understudy their Integrated Waste Management System. Zoomlion Ghana Limited and the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) have collaborated with the City of Cape Town in South… ... more
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  • “Impeachment petition against Chief Justice lacks lega...
    Kwaku Asare said he doesn't understand the petition adding that "there is no need to allow it to sit there and cast a cloud on the Chief Justice and the Judiciary." Law Professor, Stephen Kwaku Asare, has said the petition for the removal of Chief Justice Sophia Akuffo, which was… ... more
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  • Car crash destroys traffic light at American House Shell fue...
    According to an eyewitness, the car crashed into a traffic light when a private made a U-turn and another vehicle on speed crashed. A car crashed a traffic light after colliding with another vehicle at American House in East Legon.The incident happened at the junction of the Shell fuel station… ... more
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  • NPP warns parliamentary aspirants to stop campaigning
    Ahead of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) parliamentary primaries in 2019, the party has issued a directive to all prospective MP aspirants to stop campaigning.The party said parliamentary aspirants can only canvass for votes at a time the party approves, but until then, all campaigns in that regard should cease.The… ... more
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  • EC Commissioner seen preaching at Accra Mall bus stop
    Ms Abrefa said “been doing evangelism for God knows how long now” confirming that she was even out yesterday [Monday, November 12] to evangelise. An Executive Member of the Electoral Commission (EC), Adwoa Asuama Abrefa, has been seen at the Accra Mall bus stop preaching the word of God.Ms Abrefa… ... more
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  • EC Commissioner preaches at Accra mall bus stop [Photo]
    The mother of one child is a corporate legal practitioner, with specialisation in land/property acquisitions, corporate law, and corporate governance. Ms Adwoa Asuama Abrefa, who was recently appointed by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo as a member of the Electoral Commission (EC) has been sighted preaching at the Accra Mall… ... more
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  • GFZA to help GRA to stop diversion of goods from its enclave
    In a statement issued by the Executive Secretary of the GFZA, Michael Okyere Baafi said it does not support such illegal acts. The Ghana Free Zones Authority (GFZA) has said that it will assist the Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) to stop the diversion of goods produced… ... more
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  • NABCO will negatively affect the economy – Economist
    The economist, Gideon Amissah said NABCO will have a negative effect on the Ghanaian economy. The Chief Executive Officer of the Institute of Certified Economists of Ghana Gideon Amissah has criticized the Nation Builders Corps (NABCo).He said it will negatively affect the economy of Ghana.He stated that jobs under NaBCo… ... more
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  • You can fight corruption under the tree – A-Plus jabs ...
    A-Plus has urged him to stop complaining and focus on his job on fighting corruption. Controversial musician Kwame Asare Obeng aka A-Plus has advised Special Prosecutor, Martin Amidu, to focus on his core mandate of prosecuting corrupt public officials.He has urged him to stop complaining and focus on his job… ... more
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  • GRA arrest four persons for diverting duty-free goods
    The Commissioner General of GRA, Emmanuel Kofi Nti said, a vehicle was carrying a 300,000 cartons of assorted wine which belonged to Comet Ghana Limited’s, a duty free shop at Paga but they diverted it. The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has arrested 4 people for diverting duty-free goods released for… ... more
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  • 2019 Budget: Traders expecting tax reduction
    For the business community, they expect the government to reduce taxes at the ports and improve the process of doing business. The Finance Minister Ken Ofori Atta is expected to present the 2019 budget on Thursday (November 15, 2018).Ghanaians have expectations and the Ghanaians traders are not left out.For the… ... more
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  • NPP promising to build sky train laughable – Ade Coker
    Ade Coker described the project as an overambitious plan urging the government to cut their coat according to their size. The Greater Accra Regional Chairman of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Ade Coker has taken swipe at the government over it's proposed plan to construct a sky train in  Accra.He… ... more
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  • There’s hope for a better, brighter tomorrow – Nana ...
    Nana Addo said “the policies and programmes being implemented by my Government have taken root, they will grow and they will bear fruit.” President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, is confident of a “better and brighter tomorrow” for the Ghanaian people, as the programmes and policies being implemented by his government… ... more
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  • Bawumia joins Nalerigu Medical Centre to celebrate quality h...
    Bawumia commended the management and staff of the Centre for “Sixty years of excellent health care delivery.” The Baptist Medical Centre, located at Nalerigu in the Northern Region, has marked 60 years of providing quality medical services to the people of Ghana with a colourful durbar at Nalerigu.Popularly known as… ... more
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  • Free Zones Authority to audit duty-Free shops
    Free Zones Authority said in a statement that it pledges to support the Customs Division of the GRA “in carrying out its mandate of policing goods entering and exiting Free Zone areas.” The Ghana Free Zones Authority has started auditing all licensed duty-free shops and household plastic manufacturing companies found… ... more
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  • Hanna Bissiw declares support for Mahama, Asiedu Nketia
    Hanna Bissiw said Mahama and Asiedu Nketia are the surest bet for the NDC to win the 2020 elections. Ahead of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) internal polls on Saturday, November 17, 2018 at the Trade Fair Centre in Accra, the National Women's Organiser Dr Hannah Bissiw has declared her… ... more
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  • NDC slam Nana Addo’s ‘my appointees are clean’ claim
    The NDC has described this President Akufo-Addo's claim as “deceitful” and “disrespectful” to the intelligence of Ghanaians. The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has hit out at President Akufo-Addo over his claim that there has not been enough evidence to suggest his employees are corrupt.Speaking at the African Investment Forum… ... more
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  • NDC slams Nana Addo’s ‘my appointees are clean’ claim
    The NDC has described this President Akufo-Addo's claim as “deceitful” and “disrespectful” to the intelligence of Ghanaians. The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has hit out at President Akufo-Addo over his claim that there has not been enough evidence to suggest his employees are corrupt.Speaking at the African Investment Forum… ... more
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  • Guinness Ghana adjudged CSR Manufacturing Company of the yea...
    Gabriel Opoku-Asare, Corporate Relations Director of the beverage giant was also adjudged CSR Practitioner of the Year for his strategic leadership and relentless efforts to drive and execute the company’s CSR agenda. Guinness Ghana Breweries Limited (GGBL), Ghana’s leading total beverage company picked up four (4) top awards at this… ... more
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  • Ashanti region: ‘Disappointed’ nurses mob Mahama
    Earlier, Mahama promised to create more jobs for nurses and other health workers if he is elected as president again. Former President John Mahama was mobbed by nurses in the Ashanti region.Mahama is on a campaign tour in the region to interact with delegates of the National Democratic Congress (NDC).Earlier,… ... more
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  • Mahama promises to regulate galamsey when voted back to powe...
    According to Mahama, the regulation will ensure that artisanal mining is environmentally friendly to the country's water bodies. Former President John Mahama has promised to regulate  illegal small-scale mining popularly referred to as 'galamsey' to provide sustainable employment for the youth.According to him, the regulation will ensure that artisanal mining… ... more
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  • Kweku Adoboli detained; set to be deported to Ghana
    Adoboli was a former trader at the Swiss bank UBS and was sentenced to seven years in prison in fraud charges. Former UBS trader Kweku Adoboli has been arrested by authorities in the United Kingdom pending deportation to Ghana soon.Reports indicate that Adoboli was taken into custody after attending a… ... more
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  • Two women die in galamsey pit at Atwima Mponua
    Confirming the incident, the Ashanti Regional NADMO Coordinator, Kwabena Nsenkyire said they entered the pit on Saturday to mine, and it caved in. The dead bodies of two women have been recovered from an abandoned 'galamsey' pit at Adobewura in the Atwima Mponua District of the Ashanti Region.The deceased are… ... more
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