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Atuabo Processing Plant resumes production

Jubilee Partners, operators of the country’s first, independent oilfields off the shores of Ghana, have begun exporting raw gas to the onshore gas-processing plant at Atuabo in the Ellembelle District in the Western Region. Currently, the processing plant at Atuabo, which is operated by the Ghana National Gas Company (Ghana Gas), has resumed work and is transmitting between 38 and …

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$250m Eurobond proceeds not diverted into private bank – Terkper

The Minister of Finance, Mr Seth Terkper, says accusations by the 2016 running mate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, that the government has diverted US$250 million of the Eurobond proceeds into a private bank are false and should, therefore, be ignored. ‘The government wishes to state unequivocally that the statement is factually wrong, technically deficient and …

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Ghana Is Fast Becoming Industrial And Manufacturing Country – Zita Okaikoi

Ghana under the able leadership of H.E President John Dramani Mahama is fast moving from a raw material production country to an industrialized and manufacturing country by adding value to its natural resources. President John Mahama has placed Ghana among the growing list of promising new emerging economy in Africa, thus attracting partners from all the major economic powers. Hard …

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Non-users of footbridges to be jailed

Ghanaians who have made it a habit of ignoring footbridges on highways will be prosecuted as a deterrent to others. Offenders face seven days in jail or a fine and sometimes both. According to the National Road Safety Commission (NRSC), it wants to curb the canker where pedestrians endanger their lives by running across speeding vehicles instead of using footbridges. …

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Four EC laptops containing voter registration data stolen

Four computers used by the Electoral Commission (EC) for the Limited Biometric Voter Registration exercise have been stolen at Savelugu in the Northern region. The office of the Commission was broken into through the window Sunday night. “The locks were still on as if nothing had happened” when electoral officers went to the office, Joy News Northern regional correspondent Matina …

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British Envoy Blasts Mahama… Over Poor Agricultural Polices

From Edmond Gyebi, Tamale THE United Kingdom (UK) Government has criticised the John Mahama government for overseeing the importation of rice, tomato, poultry and vegetable among others, instead of building a vibrant and dynamic agriculture for the production of the products locally. The British High Commissioner to Ghana, Mr. Jon Benjamin, who tasked the government to reduce its wage bill …

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GA Presbytery Calls For Peace and Unity Ahead Of 2016 Election

The GA Presbytery Singing Bands’ Union (GPSBU) has called for peace, unity and stability ahead of the November 7, 2016 Elections at their 20th Annual Delegates Conference and Thanksgiving Service held at the Salvation Congregation (New Achimota District) In an exclusive interview with Rev. Victor Oko Abbey, Chairperson of the GA Presbytery added that political leadership is from God, and …

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Clergy welcomes Mahama’s call to check politicians

The Riches Bible College and Clergy Council Worldwide has said, the call by President Mahama on the Clergy to keep politicians in check, is in the right direction. According to the council, politicians in Ghana must be advised and directed whenever they go wrong to avert chaos and division in the country. The Chancellor of the Council, Rev. Dr. Richard …

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Asiedu Nketia jabs Nana Konadu

General Secretary of the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) Mr. Johnson Asiedu Nketia has taken a swipe at the wife of the party’s founder Nana Kondau Agyeman Rawlings for making disparaging remarks about the party. General Mosquito is accusing Mr.s Rawlings of trying to use the incessant attacks on the party and its leaders to make herself relevant in the …

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Explosive exposé on Smarttys bus branding deal by OccupyGhana

THE SMARTTYS SWEETHEART DEAL – Between the Ministry and the PPA On 28th July 2015, some two months AFTER Smarttys had completed the branding of the buses, the Chief Director of the Ministry for Transport, signing on behalf of the Minister, then wrote to the Public Procurement Agency (PPA) for approval to sole-source the branding contract to Smarttys. The Ministry …

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