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The Minister for Lands and Natural Resources, Samuel A. Jinapor says his Ministry is going to insists on the concurrent reclamation and revegetation of mined out lands by illegal miners. He explained saying “This means that when you excavate, you will reclaim, you revegetate immediately before you move forward.” The Minister was of the view […]Continue Reading
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Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta has said government’s proposed e-levy will give every Ghanaian the opportunity to support the growth of the country’s economy. According to the Finance Minister, since the focus is shifting from traditional banking to e-banking, there is an increased chance of the country losing some of its means of revenue generation and […]Continue Reading
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A Senior Officer of the Vector Control Unit, Zoomlion Ghana Limited, Abel Djangmah, has reiterated the need to continuously intensify the ongoing monthly disinfection operation at the country’s airports. According to him, this has become necessary, especially in the wake of the Omicron variant of the Covid-19 pandemic, which spreads fast, and the fact that […]Continue Reading
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The Ministry of Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta says following the conclusion of extensive consultations on the controversial Electronic Transaction Levy, government is set to resubmit the Bill before Parliament. Mr. Ofori-Atta said government expects legislators to approve the document when it is put before Parliament later this month. Voting on the levy led to chaos in […]Continue Reading
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Economic analysts have blamed the pressures of government’s many political promises for the country’s economic woes and the recent downgrade in Fitch’s ratings. According to them, the continuous borrowing to fulfill expensive social and infrastructural development needs had led the country to a place of severe indebtedness that it continues to struggle to service those Continue Reading
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A former President of the African Development Bank, Donald P. Kabenuka, has eulogised Ghana’s Vice-President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, for his immense contribution to the progress and impact of the bank on the African continent. Over a decade ago, Dr Bawumia worked for the African Development Bank as a Resident Representative for Zimbabwe to oversee the […]Continue Reading
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The Hungary government has devoted a €70 million loan facility to construct 13 wastewater treatment facilities in all regions of the country. This is to complement solid waste treatment facilities constructed in parts of the country. Addressing the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II at Manhyia Palace on Saturday January 15, during a working visit to […]Continue Reading
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Energy Minister Mathew Opoku Prempeh has urged the Board of the Ghana National Gas Company to ensure the establishment of the country’s second gas processing plant. Stressing the importance of gas in the nation’s industrialisation agenda, Dr Prempeh said the country’s second gas processing plant, in his view, is long overdue, “especially as the population […]Continue Reading
Business General
A group of aggrieved Ghanaians, calling itself Concerned Mobile Network Subscribers have threatened to boycott phone calls on Tuesday 8th February 2022. The action codenamed the “No Calls Day boycott” would be the first in a series of national boycotts to protest against the current process of re-registration of SIM cards. A statement issued by […]Continue Reading
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The Registrar-General’s Department (RGD) has delisted 2,788 companies from its companies register for failing to file their annual returns with the Department. In a statement, “it said these defaulted companies failed to comply with the directive issued by the Department to file their annual returns or risk being delisted from the companies register.” Names of […]Continue Reading
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The National Insurance Commission (NIC) is on the verge of withdrawing the licences of some insurance companies, after they were unable to recapitalise to GH¢50 million by the end of its recapitalisation deadline. By not meeting the new capital requirement, the insurance sector regulator said the companies had also failed to move their capital adequacy […]Continue Reading