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It seems to me that enemies of state have still not learnt to zip their serpentine tongues in their elephantine mouths. To say that COPEC is doing the bidding  for the enemies  within justifiable, as I deem it, and as clear as the grey of an impending flatulent storm. The...
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...
The Microfinance and Small Loans Centre (MASLOC) has cancelled a controversial contract it awarded a private company, Dextro-Impex, for the supply of 1,800 vehicles. The contract was terminated barely a month after it was awarded in August last year. In a letter intercepted by Myjoyonline.comdated October 12, 2017, MASLOC CEO, Stephen Amoah...
The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has charged the Bank of Ghana to help indigenous banks to grow and survive, as part of the ongoing reform of the banking sector being undertaken by the Central Bank. According to President Akufo-Addo, the viability of the banking and financial...
The Mines and Energy Committee of Parliament will Thursday continue a review of the documents detailed by Member of Parliament for Adansi Asokwa, K.T Hammond, calling for Parliament’s withdrawal of the AMERI power deal. The Committee is expected to submit a report to the entire House for debate on Friday,...
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...
Finance and Administration Manager of Akosombo Textiles Limited, Mr Justice Asiedu Boateng, has called on the government to institute some control measures at the country’s entry points to check the smuggling of textiles. Mr Boateng said the influx of counterfeit textiles and the incessant smuggling of pirated textile products into...
NLC lacks logistics to operate, make it powerful- Labour Expert to gov’t Labour Consultant and Civil engineer Mr. Ben Arthur, has urged government to make the National Labour Commission (NLC) a biting institution so they can fight for the rights of workers in the country. According to Mr Arthur, most Ghanaian...
Proposed increases in the rate of value-added tax have been frozen, sources close to the government have indicated. Otecnews sources say Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta’s proposals to increase the VAT rate to meet revenue shortfalls were shot down by President Akufo-Addo at an emergency Cabinet meeting. The president, the sources say,...
Manufacturers, importers and retailers who are yet to fix tax stamp on their products have up to three months to do so or risk having their products withdrawn from the market.The directive follows the coming into force of the tax stamp policy which took effect yesterday.Senior Revenue Officer at...
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