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Ministry of Procurement saved Ghana ȼ800 M in 2017 – Adwoa Sarfo

Ministry of Procurement saved Ghana ȼ800 M in 2017 – Adwoa Sarfo

Minister for Procurement – Sarah Adwoa Sarfo The Minister of Procurement, Sarah Adwoa Safo, has disclosed her ministry has been able to save the national purse a total of ȼ800 million in 2017. She said the ministry’s success is due

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700 proposals received for 1D1F but gov’t unsure when factories will start

700 proposals received for 1D1F but gov’t unsure when factories will start

Government says it is unable to tell exactly when any of its factories under the One District One Factory (1D1F) policy will be completed. Trade Minister, Alan Kyerematen, told Parliament Wednesday that the project will be led by private sector

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Rwandan politician’s assets auctioned

Rwandan politician’s assets auctioned

Rwandan authorities have auctioned off assets from the family business of a jailed critic of President Paul Kagame. Diane Rwigara was barred from running in last year’s election, and was later arrested on accusations of forgery and inciting insurrection. The

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Price of petroleum products to be reduced by over 2%

Price of petroleum products to be reduced by over 2%

Recent figures from some bulk importers of petroleum products indicate that the price of petroleum products is to be reduced by over 2 percent from this weekend. JoyBusiness’ calculations shows that the price of petrol is likely to go down by 2.67%, translating to

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Port inspection agencies to reduce from 16 to 3

Port inspection agencies to reduce from 16 to 3

The number of agencies undertaking joint inspections at Ghana’s ports is expected to reduce from 16 to 3. This will take effect from July 1, 2018. Vice President  Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, who made this known at the MOBEX Tech Expo,

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Government increases student loan by 50%

Government increases student loan by 50%

Government through the Ministry of Education has increased the financial allocations of students enrolled on the Student Loan Trust Fund programme by fifty per cent. This is in fulfilment of the New Patriotic Party Manifesto promise made in the lead

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Telcos fail to connect to “genocidal” $89m Kelni GVG system as Ursula deadline passes

Telcos fail to connect to “genocidal” $89m Kelni GVG system as Ursula deadline passes

Telcos have called the bluff of Communications minister Ursula Owusu-Ekuful after ignoring her strongly-worded deadline to comply with a government plan to monitor their call traffic as a means of verifying the accurate tax payments. Only Glo connected into the system operated by Kelni

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Recent cedi depreciation is temporary – BoG Official

Recent cedi depreciation is temporary – BoG Official

The recent blip in the foreign exchange market that saw a slight depreciation of the cedi against the dollar is short-term and a reflection of a spillover from external developments, an official of the Bank of Ghana has said. Director

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Bulk oil distributors demand forensic audit into unreported GHS915m ESLA receipts

Bulk oil distributors demand forensic audit into unreported GHS915m ESLA receipts

The Chamber of Bulk Oil Distributors (CBOD) wants a special probe into a GHS 915 million unreported ESLA receipts for 2016 and 2017 that is fast becoming controversial. CBOD is also asking the government publish all exemptions granted under the

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Commercial drivers increase fares by 10%

Commercial drivers increase fares by 10%

Road Transport Operators have announced a 10% increase in transport fares across all categories of services, effective today [Monday]. The increase in fares comes after an agreement between the operators and other stakeholders in the transport sector including the government.

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