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Some 18 factories have been accredited under the Akufo-Addo government’s One District-One Factory policy with 50 more to receive accreditation by the end of 2018, Information Minister-designate Kojo Oppong-Nkrumah, has said. “As I speak to you this morning, 18 factories have been accredited so far and a good number of...
The Consumer Protection Agency (CPA) has issued a seven-day ultimatum to the Ghana Standards Authority (GSA) to publish the names of companies importing substandard goods into the country or face a court action. The ultimatum follows the Authority’s disclosure last week that it had identified some sub-standard goods on the...
Leadership of Kuapa Kokoo Co-operative Cocoa Farmers (KKFU) and executives of Kuapa KOOKO Marketing limited (KKL) have said that, their vision to invest in processing of cocoa beans and also go into coffee production is still on course. It said, an agreement has been signed with an organization that wants...
The Brong-Ahafo Regional Secretary of the New Patriotic Party, Mr Kofi Ofosu Boateng has said the "tremendous work done”, by the Vice President and President Akufo-Addo has bore fruits barely five months into the introduction of the mobile money interoperability service in the country. He said their government’s commitment to...
Staff of the Fair Wages and Salaries Commission are on a sit down strike to protest their migration onto the single spine salary structure. The staff of the agency are not happy with the little engagement leading to their migration unto the payment scheme. A source told Starr Business’ Osei Owusu...
The National Entrepreneurship and Innovation Plan-NEIP has described as “malicious publications” reports that it issued fake cheques to beneficiaries recently. Reacting to a publication making rounds in a section of the media and social media, NEIP clarified that beneficiaries are paid through their bank accounts and has never issued cheques...
Some aggrieved customers of Menzgold Ghana Limited have given the gold-trading firm a four-week ultimatum to pay 50 per cent of their total principal or face their wrath.According to the angry customers, they will not wait till the 90 days promised by Menzgold for their principal.At a press conference...
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...
Seth Terkpe,finance minister Seth Terkper, Minister of Finance, on Thursday October 20, laid a paper containing details of the government’s budget for the first quarter of 2017 before parliament. The paper has been referred to the Finance Committee of Parliament. The committee is expected to present its report on the...
Government has announced an increment in cocoa price per bag from Gh¢425 to Gh¢475 effective October 1, 2016.A deputy Finance Minister, Cassiel Ato Forson, announced the 2016/17 cocoa price at the 2016 Cocoa Day celebrations at Tepa in the Ahafo Ano North District of the Ashanti region. The event...
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