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Gold for oil deal: Copy-and-paste – Energy policy analyst

Gold for oil deal: Copy-and-paste – Energy policy analyst

Gold for oil deal An energy policy analyst has downplayed the government’s much-touted gold-for-oil barter trade deal to get cheaper petroleum products without using the dollar. According to the analyst, the deal seems to be a copy-and-paste policy. Mr Benjamin

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GPRTU introduces MYGHTAXI digital platform to support taxis, trotros

GPRTU introduces MYGHTAXI digital platform to support taxis, trotros

The platform is expected to support commercial drivers to discharge their services using technology A new digital platform, MYGHTAXI has been launched for commercial vehicles across the country.  The Ghana Private Road Transport Union(GPRTU)is providing the digital platform in partnership

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Short distance transport fares now GHS10 within Accra

Short distance transport fares now GHS10 within Accra

The transport operators pleaded with passengers to come to terms with the increase in fares The Private Transport Operators and Greater Accra Taxi Drivers Association have announced an increase in short distance trips within Accra. “We are informing the general

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Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta has expressed his appreciation to both sides of parliament for not boycotting his presentation of the 2023 budget. In his preliminary comments to parliament before going ahead to present the budget on

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We won’t accept 2.5% VAT hike – Minority

We won’t accept 2.5% VAT hike – Minority

Thomas Ampem Nyarko, NDC MP for Asuogyaman The minority caucus in parliament has said it will not accept any 2.5 per cent increase in Value Added Tax (VAT) as purported to be contained in the budget statement to be presented

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2023 Budget: Gov’t to expand LEAP and other social protection programmes

2023 Budget: Gov’t to expand LEAP and other social protection programmes

Ken Ofori-Atta – Finance Minister Government has announced its plans of expanding the Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP) programme to cover more extremely poor and vulnerable people in the country whilst taking steps to review other social protection programmes for

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MoF doesn’t’ve $500m needed to revamp TOR | We can’t let it collapse – Institute for Energy Policies and Research

MoF doesn’t’ve $500m needed to revamp TOR | We can’t let it collapse – Institute for Energy Policies and Research

Tema Oil Refinery The Institute for Energy Policies and Research has wondered why the government, as majority shareholder of the Tema Oil Refinery, “has been quiet” on any plans to get the refinery working “to cushion the suffering of Ghanaians”.

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ECG customers queue for electricity after four days of system interruption

ECG customers queue for electricity after four days of system interruption

General News Customers queuing for ECG’s credit Scores of customers of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) are queuing to purchase electricity after the electricity distribution company suffered four days of system’s interruption. Customers in the Ashanti Regional capital, Kumasi

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Gov’t can’t force traders to reduce prices: Simon Osei-Mensah

Gov’t can’t force traders to reduce prices: Simon Osei-Mensah

Simon Osei Mensah, Ashanti Regional Minister The Ashanti regional Minister, Hon Simon Osei-Mensah has admitted he cannot force but rather appeal to traders in the Kumasi metropolis to reduce the prices of commodities. The prices of commodities, especially oil, sugar,

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You’ve abandoned TOR and now globetrotting in search of cheaper petrol products – IES to gov’t

You’ve abandoned TOR and now globetrotting in search of cheaper petrol products – IES to gov’t

The Institute for Energy Security (IES) The Institute for Energy Security (IES) has described as “shocking”, President Nana Akufo-Addo’s recent announcement that the government is looking for cheaper alternatives sources of petroleum products to reduce the cost burden on Ghanaians.

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