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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has revealed his government has saved Gh¢800 million from restricted tenders. Delivering the 2018 State of the Nation Address in Parliament on Thursday, February 08, 2018, he revealed that in 2017 there were 346 Requests for Restricted Tenders, and 167 (48%) were approved, and 179...
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo is expected to launch a National Youth Authority(NYA) training program set to provide 3,000 digital jobs for the youth.The program is 12-weeks online digital marketing and entrepreneurship training spread across all 10 regions.Each region has an average of 300 slots for youths aged between...
Some members of the public are currently demonstrating in the capital, Accra, over what they describe as ever increasing fuel prices in spite of promises made by the ruling government to make the price of the commodity affordable. The demonstration which is being organized by the Chamber of Petroleum Consumers...
The National Petroleum Authority (NPA) has said it has made several interventions to minimise the cost of fuel prices at the pumps despite the rising price of petroleum in the international market. The NPA  has,  however,  described a planned demonstration by the Chamber of Petroleum Consumers (COPEC) and Industrial and...
Commercial drivers and members of the Industrial and Commercial Workers Union (ICU) are expected to hit the streets Wednesday, to demonstrate against the rising fuel prices in the country. According to the chamber, there has been persistent increases in the price of petroleum products for the past five months which...
The Minority in Parliament is demanding the resignation of the Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta following CHRAJ’s declaration that several statutory regulations governing issuance of bonds were breached in the issuance of the $2.25 billion bond. The Ministry of Finance last year announced the successful issuance of 15 and 7 years...
The FPSO Kwame Nkrumah, in Ghana's Jubilee Oil field Operators on the Floating, Production, Storage, and Offloading (FPSO) Dr. Kwame Nkrumah have served notice the vessel will shut down. This is to allow for maintenance works on the vessel’s bearing at the Jubilee oilfields. This was announced by a Petroleum Engineer at...
The Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC) has announced that it has begun the process for the examination and approval of electricity and water tariffs for 2018. The move, according to the Commission, was in accordance with the PURC Act, 1997 (Act 538). A statement issued Tuesday January 30 and signed by...
The Chamber of Petroleum Consumers (COPEC) Ghana is calling for the immediately “scaling down” on some of the taxes “choking” the current price build-ups in petroleum products. According to a research analyst with the Institute of Energy Security, Richmond Rockson, barring any intervention by government, prices of petroleum products will...
General Secretary of GAWU, Edward Kareweh The General Agricultural Workers’ Union (GAWU) has cautioned government against taking a unilateral decision on the producer price of cocoa. According to GAWU, government must follow due process if it wants to review the producer price of cocoa downwards. Government last year maintained the producer price...
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