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President Akufo-Addo has appointed the acting national chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Freddie Blay as the board chairman of the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC). The appointment which was announced by the chief of staff Fremah Osei-Opare was addressed to the Minister of Energy Boakye Agyarko and was...
The Ministry of Food and Agriculture will on Monday, May 8 begin a nationwide tour to meet stakeholders over the government’s flagship programme in the sector, Planting for Foods and Jobs. The tour will involve all the ministers in the sector and it will take eight days. A release from the...
Two companies belonging to businessman Ibrahim Mahama have fully settled their indebtedness to the Ghana Revenue Authority, according to documents sighted by TV3 Business. The two companies MBG Ghana LTD and Hollman brothers were accused of not paying duties on equipment imported into the country. The bankers draft cited by otecfmghana.com...
Ghana’s Chamber of Agribusiness Executives says armyworms have invaded farms in the Brong Ahafo Region and parts of the Volta north of the country, threatening the country’s food security. The Chamber has consequently asked the Ministry of Food and Agriculture to urgently intervene before the army worms invasion, which hit...
Minister of Communications Ursula Owusu-Ekuful has pledged the support of her Ministry to work with GCNet to ensure the smooth implementation of Total Revenue Integrated Processing Systems (TRIPS) and Ghana’s business automation project as part of eGhana project with the support of the World Bank. Mrs. Owusu-Ekuful said the goal...
The Akosombo Textile Limited (ATL) is likely to lay off 600 workers by June if government does not stop the importation of cheap and pirated textiles. Two major unions, Ghana Federation of Labour, and Industrial Commercial Workers Union are proposing government deals with the problem before rolling out any stimulus...
Majority of Ghanaians went to bed without power Wednesday night after what appeared to be a nationwide blackout hit the West African nation.   The lights went off around 9pm GMT.   The last time a nationwide blackout hit Ghana was in January 2016 as a result of system failure.   The nation’s power producer,...
Ghana according to reports is yet to settle outstanding debts owed Nigeria Gas Company and subsequently, the West African Gas Pipeline Company (WAPCo). There were recent reports that government had settled all debts owed N-Gas hence WAPCo. But WAPCo has denied receiving any payment for the debts estimated at 100 million...
Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, has re-echoed the NPP government’s plan to make Ghana an investment destination for investors as it commits to maintaining economic stability. At a gathering of investors and other stakeholders in the Diaspora, the Vice President outlined efforts by the government to restructure the economy and...
The National Petroleum Authority (NPA) has disclosed that Ghana loses about 850 million cedis annually in taxes, due to the increased activities of fuel smugglers into and out of the country. The illegal act is said to involve operators who ply their business at the ports by fuelling tanks with...
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