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I Started A Genre That Influenced My Generation – Efya

Songstress Efya speaking of her relevance over the last decade claims she started a genre of music that has influenced her generation. According to the singer, contrary to what some pundits think she deserves the Artiste of the Decade nomination from the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards board for her achievements …

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We’ll bite now – GRA warns tax evaders, avoiders

The Commissioner-General of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA), Mr Emmanuel Kofi Nti, has said that the Authority has resolved to use prosecution as a significant tool for ensuring that the citizens pay taxes. He said the GRA’s intention is to increase the use of prosecutions as one of its weapons …

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Import duty cut will kill local poultry industry – Group

The decision by the government of Ghana to slash import duties on some goods including poultry products, risks collapsing the local poultry industry, the Poultry Farmers Association of Ghana has said. The reduction in import duties followed a petition from some business people. However, poultry farmers say they rather expect …

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National Petroleum Authority inaugurates tanker park

The National Petroleum Authority (NPA) on Wednesday inaugurated a Tanker Parking Terminal at Kpone in the Greater Accra region. The construction of the parking terminal was a demonstration of the Authority’s commitment to improving standards in the petroleum downstream industry. The investment according to NPA also exhibits its long term …

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Aker and Hess have not being operating illegally – ACEP

African Centre for Energy Policy (ACEP) has refuted claims by think tank IMANI Africa that Aker Energy Ghana Limited and Hess are operating illegally. At a press conference on Thursday, IMANI said its checks had revealed that Aker Energy was exploring oil in wells not captured in the petroleum agreement …

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Ghana Chamber of Commerce Praises B5 Plus

The Ghana Chamber of Commerce has commended steel and iron manufacturing giant, B5 Plus for the immense socio-economic contributions it has made to Ghana over the years. President of the Chamber, Nana Dr. Appiagyei Dankawoso, was speaking when he toured B5 Plus factory at Kpone on Wednesday, April 24, 2019. …

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Andy Yiadom congratulates Barnsley after securing Championship return

Ghana defender Andy Yiadom has congratulated his former club Barnsley after they secured promotion back to the EFL Championship after a year’s absence. The Tykes secured promotion after Portsmouth and Sunderland suffered defeats in their respective matches on Tuesday. Yiadom, who left Barnsley to join Reading FC in the summer …

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Cocoa not driver of deforestation – Europeans told

The Chief Executive of the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD), Joseph Boahen Aidoo, has urged European chocolate processing companies and international civil society groups campaigning for the protection of forests, to disabuse their minds of their long-held perception that cocoa farming results in deforestation. Deforestation has been a major concern of …

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Bill Gates lauds Ghana’s medical drone delivery project

Co-founder of Microsoft, Bill Gates has lauded Ghana for adopting drone technology to supply essential medical supplies to health facilities across the country. Ghana last month, inaugurated the Omenako centre in the Eastern Region to serve as a point from where blood and other essential medicines and vaccines will be …

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EC petitioned to extend limited voters’ registration

A former District Chief Executive for Sekyere Afram-Plains in the Ashanti Region, Donkor Fuseini, has petitioned the Electoral Commission to extend the limited voter registration exercise to the electoral areas in the Sekyere Afram-Plains constituency in the Ashanti Region. On Monday the Commission’s Chairperson, Jean Mensa said her outfit would …

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May Day: Workers march to protest poor working conditions

As the world observes International Workers’ Day, organized labour in Ghana took to the streets to protest against poor conditions of service. A common theme running through the placards during the protests was the inadequate pension benefit which is in line with the theme for this year’s May Day Celebration, …

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ECOWAS court throws out case of Justice Dery and 2 others

The Community Court of the Economic Community of West African State (ECOWAS) has upheld the sack of three Justices of the Supreme Court of Ghana. The Justices – Paul Uuter Dery, Mustapha Habib Logoh and Gilbert Ayisi Addo – were among over 30 judges secretly filmed while allegedly accepting bribes …

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Akufo-Addo has Ghanaian workers at heart – Bawumia

Vice-President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has said the Akufo-Addo government has the Ghanaian worker at the heart of his policies and urged them to individually and collectively put their best foot forward in pushing the productivity of the country, as the nation marks Workers’ Day today, 1 May 2019. “President Nana …

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Ghanaian workers disappointed in Akufo-Addo – Mahama

Former President John Mahama has said many Ghanaians are disappointed with the Akufo-Addo government’s failure to fulfil its several 2016 campaign promised. In his Workers’ Day message to Ghanaians, the flag bearer of the main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) also said the “unprecedented insecurity” in the country is deterring …

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I have been candid with Ghanaians – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has said he and his New Patriotic Party (NPP) government have been honest with the people of Ghana with regard to the challenges that confront the country. He said, even when the truth caused disaffection in some Ghanaians, he did not hesitate to let them …

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Government urged to support kidnapped girls’ families

The Executive Director of Child Rights International, Bright Appiah, has called on the government to support the families of the three kidnapped girls of Takoradi with what he described as “psycho social service”. Mr. Appiah believes providing the families with clinical psychologists will go a long way to calm their …

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