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Fuel price up by 2%, COPEC calls for dialogue

The Chamber of Petroleum Consumers (COPEC) is calling for a national dialogue on the pricing formula for petroleum products in the country. This comes after a 2% fuel price increment which took effect on Saturday. COPEC in a statement said the price increases cannot continue as it threatens only to worsen the plight and hardships of the ordinary Ghanaian and …

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I will never call John Mahama corrupt – Sammy Gyamfi to saboteurs

An aspiring National Communications Officer of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Sammy Gyamfi has denied media reports that he has accused the former President, Mr. John Mahama of being corrupt. Sammy Gyamfi’s statement is in reaction to a news item published by some online news portals claiming he had labelled Mr. John Mahama a corrupt person. The story was …

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Remove Kwame Owusu, Eugene Asante for attaining 60 years plus – Citizen to Akufo-Addo

A member of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Odododiodio Constituency who is also a Citizen Vigilante, Nii Quaye has petitioned President Akufo-Addo to remove Mr. Kwame Owusu and Mr. Eugene Asante Ofosuhene from their offices as Director General of Ghana Maritime Authority, Acting Controller and Accountant General respectively for attaining the mandatory retirement age of 60. In …

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UT Bank Collapse: Leaked report exposes BoG’s arbitrariness

The closure of the indigenously owned uniBank continues to raise eyebrows as it becomes increasingly clear that best practices were not followed and that the decision might have had other motivations aside simply saving the financial health of the Ghanaian economy. As already made clear in an impressive article by Mark Kofi Poku, the Bank of Ghana violated several laws …

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Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan is dead

Former United Nations Secretary-General, Kofi Annan is reported dead. He is said to have died in Switzerland, Saturday morning after a short illness. “It is with immense sadness that the Annan family and the Kofi Annan Foundation announce that Kofi Annan, former Secretary General of the United Nations and Nobel Peace Laureate, passed away peacefully on Saturday 18th August after …

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Thirty-five factories ready in Central Region under 1D1F

Thirty-five companies have successfully gone through documentation processes to establish viable factories under the “One District, One Factory’ (1D1F) policy in the Central Region. The factories are expected to engage in commercial processing and production of salt, bricks and tiles, plywood tiles, starch, oil palm, bamboo, tomatoes paste and cassava processing into industrial ethanol among others. Mr Charles Nkrumah, an …

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CNREM renews call for adoption of PNDC Law 84 in oil exploration

The Centre For Natural Resources and Environmental Management, CNREM, has reiterated its call for the rejection of the current Production Sharing Agreement, PSA, and adopt the PNDC Law 84 which is the world’s current adopted standard which ensures an equitable and fair fiscal regime for all stakeholders in the industry. In a statement issued on Monday, CNREM, noted that if …

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‘Etwe Nim Nyansa’, others want to install me as Nkosuohene – Abirem MP

The Member of Parliament for Abirem Constituency in the Eastern Region, John Osei Frimpong has revealed chiefs and residents of now popular ‘3tw3 Nim Nyansa’, ‘Kote Ye aboah’ and ‘Hwewa Y3 Mmobo’ communities are seriously lobbying to install him as Nkosuohene to wit development Chief in the area. According to Mr. John Osei Frimpong, the Chiefs of the various communities …

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Adolescent children need your friendship – Experts advise

The cordiality of the relationship parents have with children goes a long way to affect their development as adolescents. Such relationship determine if the children would confide in the parents on the decisions they make or whether they would rely on their friends for such advice or decisions. According to some experts, the gap between parents and children in Ghana …

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Uber enables mobile money payment for driver-partners

Ride-hailing platform Uber, has announced that it has enabled mobile money payment for partner drivers. This new feature is done in partnership with DPO Group and MTN Mobile Money. It will innovate and enhance access to a localized, simple payment method for Uber driver-partners to pay the Uber service fee. “While we are not removing the cash option for drivers, …

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