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Volta Region asked to take advantage of ETLS in 2018 budget

Volta Region asked to take advantage of ETLS in 2018 budget

Mr Kwame Sowu Jr, an Entrepreneur, and Chairman of the Ghana Museums and Monument Board has advised businesses in the Volta Region to take advantage of ECOWAS Trade Liberalisation Scheme (ETLS) in the 2018 budget. He said the Scheme grants

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Will Ghana lead Anglophone West Africa to a single currency?

Will Ghana lead Anglophone West Africa to a single currency?

What’s behind the new push to introduce a West African single currency, the Eco? A statement by Ghana’s finance minister indicates Accra may be making one last attempt to realise this elusive goal. “The single currency for 2020 vision is:

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ECG bidding consortium rejects 51% local content policy

ECG bidding consortium rejects 51% local content policy

French electricity conglomerate EDF, French transnational company Veolia and their local partner CH Group – who have put in a joint bid for the ECG Concession – have rejected the government policy that allocates 51 percent mandatory ownership of the

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Alcohol ads ban: Errant media houses to be prosecuted

Alcohol ads ban: Errant media houses to be prosecuted

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA)  says media houses who blatantly disregard its directive against the advertisement of alcoholic beverages before 8pm will be dragged to court. The Authority said it has been compelled to take the decision due to

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IES slams ‘insignificant’ 2% Special Petroleum Tax reduction

IES slams ‘insignificant’ 2% Special Petroleum Tax reduction

A senior Analyst at the Institute of Energy Security (IES), Richard Rockson, is dissatisfied with the marginal reduction in the Special Petroleum Tax from 15 percent to 13 percent. Like some observers, Mr. Rockson insists that the Special Petroleum Tax

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Special Petroleum Tax reduced by 2%

Special Petroleum Tax reduced by 2%

Parliament has passed the Special Petroleum Tax Amendment Bill to reduce the tax from 15 percent to 13 percent. The amendment comes after recent protests against the rising cost of fuel, as well as calls from the minority for the

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Cedi to stabilise by end of March 2018

Cedi to stabilise by end of March 2018

Currency analysts have predicted a relative stability of the cedi against the dollar, Euro and British Pound by the end of March this year – 2018. This comes despite the depreciation of the cedi in relation to the three major

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Fair Wages considers halting yearly base pay rises

Fair Wages considers halting yearly base pay rises

The Fair Wages and Salaries Commission has disclosed to Citi Business News plans to halt the yearly review of the base salary of public sector workers on the Single Spine Salary Structure (SSSS). The CEO of the Commission, Dr. Edward

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Mills didn’t sack me for insubordination – Amidu

Mills didn’t sack me for insubordination – Amidu

The Special Prosecutor nominee, Martin Amidu has clarified that he was not sacked by the late President John Evans Atta Mills for insubordination. Mr. Amidu, who was the Attorney General and Minister for Justice under the erstwhile Atta Mills administration

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I don’t have money to run for president – Amidu

I don’t have money to run for president – Amidu

The Special Prosecutor nominee, Martin Amidu says he has no intentions to run for president of Ghana. He said he does not have the resources and personnel required to undertake the task but even if he did, he would not

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