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Telecom Chamber to support CMP

The Ghana Chamber of Telecommunications has stated that it will ensure the success of the Common Monitoring Platform (CMP) operated by Kelni-GVG, as long as it doesn’t compromise the privacy of its customers, and the security of its networks. The Chamber has said that it would ensure that the  Common Monitoring Platform (CMP), operated under the Kelni-GVG would […]Read More
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“Reckless” Newmont fined

Newmont Ghana Gold Limited and its engineering agent DRA Ghana Limited have been fined more than US$2.5 million following an accident that killed six workers on site in April this year, an enquiry report on multiple fatality accident has revealed. On April 7, this year, Newmont Ghana Gold Limited reported an accident at its Ahafo […]Read More
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Go into cocoa farming – Kufuor to jobless youth

Former President, John Agyekum Kufuor, has called on the youth to venture into cocoa farming as it is profitable and the surest way to sustain and increase cocoa production in Ghana. Ghana produces about 800,000 tonnes of premium cocoa annually, the second highest after Cote d’Ivoire. However, large numbers of ageing cocoa farmers without adequate […]Read More
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Report: Newmont seeks cause of Ahafo mine collapse

Newmont Ghana has said it welcomes the completion of the Minerals Commission’s investigation into the “tragic” construction accident at the Ahafo Mill Expansion (AME) project on 7 April 2018. The Inspectorate Division of the Minerals Commission submitted its findings to the Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, who, in turn publicly released the report on […]Read More
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Kelni GVG, NCA clamps down on Simbox fraudsters

Months ahead of the raging controversy over the $89 million Kelni GVG deal, the company has started its fraud management assignment and has since detected and blocked some 3,930 SIM cards being used for Simbox fraud. Simbox fraud is a practice where some criminals use local SIM cards installed in simboxes to terminate incoming international […]Read More
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Newmont to comply with Ahafo mine accident findings

Newmont has also assured of close collaboration with the Minerals Commission as it follows up on each of the instructions in the report. According to the company’s Regional Senior Vice President for Newmont Africa, Alwyn Pretorius, the firm will work to prevent the incident from happening again. “We are all devastated by the loss of […]Read More
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Transport fares go up by 10 %

Road Transport fares across the country will be increased by 10 percent, effective today Monday, Transport Operators have announced. This is as a result of an agreement between government and stakeholders in the transport industry. The increase has been attributed to the increase in prices of spare parts and import taxes which has eventually influenced […]Read More
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Fuel prices to go up again – IES

Think tank group, the Institute for Energy Security, forecasts fuel costs will rise three percent in June’s first pricing window. Reports of the predicted surge come after fuel prices rose three percent in May’s second pricing window. Research analyst Mikdad Mohammed says that if gas prices rise as predicted, it will be predominantly due to […]Read More