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‘Diplomacy Meets Business Series’ debuts on October 11

The International Perspective for Policy and Governance (IPPG), is set to roll out the maiden edition of Diplomacy Meets Business Series, a breakfast networking meeting to bring the diplomatic community closer to startup companies, young entrepreneurs and private business executives in Ghana on Wednesday, October 11, 2017. The initiative is …

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Partnership with China is a win-win approach to development – Bawumia

The Vice President of the Republic, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, has reiterated government’s commitment to the strengthening of bilateral relations with the People’s Republic of China. His Excellency Dr. Bawumia made this known when the Chinese Vice Minister for Commerce, Mr. Qiam Keming, paid a courtesy call on him at the …

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I worry about fiscal sustainability – Seth Terkper

Former Finance Minister Seth Terkper is warning government to put in fiscal measures that will create buffers for its high expenditures programmes. According to him, fiscal sustainability currently hinges on discovering more oil field to create revenue to support government flagship programmes such as the Free SHS, and one constituency, …

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Ghana focused on digitising every aspect of economy – George Andah

Deputy Communications Minister, George Andah has emphasised government’s commitment to ensuring that all aspects of the economy are digitised. This he said will minimise the tendency of officials to be ‘corrupt’ and increase drastically revenue in different sectors of the economy. He noted that the digitisation of the various sectors …

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Labour unions call off intended strike over tier-2 pension

The Forum for Public Sector Registered Pension Schemes made up of the 12 public sector labor unions have called off their intended strike which was to begin today [Friday]. The Chairman of the forum, Isaac Bampoe-Addo, said “the forum has resolved to suspend temporarily the intended 29th September 2017 indefinite …

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Boakye Agyarko is a liar; he’s never met PUWU – General Secretary

The Public Utility Workers Union (PUWU) has lambasted the Energy Minister Boakye Agyarko for ‘’peddling falsehood’’ that he has met with them on several occasions. General Secretary Michael Adumata speaking to Kwame Tutu on Rainbow Radio 87.5Fm disputed claims by the Minister that he’s engaged PUWU on several occasions. He …

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Fuel prices to increase – COPEC GH

The Chamber of Petroleum Consumers-Ghana (COPEC GH) has warned there could be increase in fuel prices if government does not take immediate steps to halt the trend of hikes in the petroleum products. The Chamber, in a statement, said the rising cost of fuel prices in the country has a …

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Petroleum consumers petition President to cut down on fuel taxes

The Chamber of Petroleum Consumers (COPEC) has petitioned President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to review some of the tax components in the petroleum price build-up to bring relief to the citizens. The petition, which was signed by the Executive Secretary of COPEC, Mr Duncan Amoah, and copied to the Daily …

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PMMC loses license to export gold

The Bank of Ghana (BoG) has revoked the export license of the Precious Minerals Marketing Company (PMMC), a company that exports gold and other minerals. This was confirmed by the Chief Executive Officer Kojo Opare Hammond on the Citi Breakfast Show. “As at now, we are not doing shipping of …

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June 3 twin disaster report ‘missing’ as Hosi demands passage of RTI Bill

The Chief Executive Officer of the Chamber of Bulk Oil Distributors has described as irresponsible, the failure by successive governments to pass the Right to Information Bill. Senyo Hosi does not understand why for two years the report on the June 3 twin disaster which claimed over 100 lives has …

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