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FDA issues directives on water labelling

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has issued new labeling guidelines to all commercial water producers in the country. From October 1, 2019, all bottled and sachet water producers are to ensure that all labelling information on both primary and secondary packaging should be the same. Additionally, the name and contact details of the franchisee(s), […]Read More
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Invest in Africa, CIPS to enhance Procurement Skills of 50 SMEs

Invest in Africa (IIA), a not for profit organisation committed to creating prosperous African economies, has partnered the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS) to enhance the procurement skills of 50 Ghanaian SMEs. CIPS, the world’s largest organisation dedicated to the profession, will build the longterm procurement capacities of the SMEs under IIA’s Home Read More
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AngloGold Ashanti, B2Gold strike deal

AngloGold Ashanti has announced an agreement with B2Gold, its joint venture partner at the Gramalote Project in Colombia, whereby B2Gold will fund an investment and exploration program next year to the value of $13.9m, in order to earn back to a 50:50 partnership and assume management of the project effective 1 January 2020. “This aligns […]Read More
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GRA to clamp down on tax defaulters

The Ghana Revenue Authority will from Monday, September 23, embark on a tax compliance exercise to clamp down on corporate institutions and individuals that reneged on their tax obligations. The exercise, which is to be carried out in Accra by the authority’s revenue mobilisation task force is to enable them to collect taxes that were […]Read More
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Inflation rate for August drop to 7.8%

The Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) has announced that the year-on-year inflation rate as measured by the Consumer Price Index (CPI) was 7.8 Per cent in August 2019, with an index of 108.7. Alcoholic beverages, tobacco and narcotic (12.9) per cent was the key driver of August’s inflation. Acting government statistician, Professor Samuel Kobina Anim, explained […]Read More