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The government is to set aside GH? 480 million in the 2018 Budget for the payment of allowances to teacher and nursing trainees after restoring the allowances for next year. The amount is to be paid to the thousands of nurses and teacher trainees in the various colleges in the...
Government has announced an extension of the ban on all forms of small scale mining in the country by three months. The Lands and Natural resources, John Peter Amewu, who made the announcement today, Friday, said the ban is expected to be lifted by January 2018. “There is an extension for...
The Minister for Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta will be presenting the 2018 budget statement and economic policy of government on November 15,2017 which is expected to focus on Industrialization; Agriculture and consolidation gains made after almost a year in office. This was communicated to Members of Parliament during the presentation of...
The ongoing Tema Port Expansion Project is a major intervention to accelerate the pace of Ghana’s development in the current competitive business world, President Akufo-Addo has stated. The President made this observation when he kick-started his three-day tour of the Greater Accra Region with a visit to the Offices of...
Ghana’s Vice President. Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, has assured the investor community of excellent opportunities in the health care sector of Ghana.Ghana, Dr. Bawumia maintains, is open for business, and this is reflected in the various reforms being undertaken by the Nana Akufo-Addo government including the abolition of 15 ‘nuisance...
Drivers of the Bus Rapid Transport (BRT) are on strike in protest at what they said are poor working conditions. The drivers and conductors of the company claim they have not been paid for two months – a situation they say is affecting their livelihood. Ayalolo driver, Michael Kwame Sogbe in an...
Oil prices are forecast to rise to $56 a barrel in 2018 from $53 this year as a result of steadily growing demand, agreed production cuts among oil exporters and stabilizing U.S. shale oil production, while the surge in metals prices is expected to level off next year, that's...
The Institute for Energy Security (IES) projects prices on the local fuel market to remain largely unchanged at the pump in the first Pricing-window of November 2017. This was influenced by the marginal drop in prices for both Gasoline and Gasoil, the stability of the local currency, the supplies available...
Authorities of the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) have today locked up fifteen shops at the Kumasi Central Market for failing to pay daily toll tax. The shops were closed by the Revenue Department of the assembly because the owners failed to pay the new tax rate of GHC 2. According to...
The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, says the vision of his Government is to establish Ghana both as an aviation hub within West Africa, and as the preferred destination of choice for travellers. Government, President Akufo-Addo added, hopes to achieve this by working with the private sector...