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Ghana Loses US$2.1 Billion Annually Through Tax Evasion – ACEP

Ghana’s fiscal data between 2008 and November 2017 show that generally, the GRA has been unable to increase and sustain the momentum of tax...
Gold bars

About US$6.0 Billion worth of Ghana’s gold export unaccounted for

Gold export from Ghana worth six billion US Dollars between 2013 and 2016 were unaccounted for due to the porosity in Ghana’s tax administration,...
Beneficial Ownership Disclosure

Implement Beneficial Ownership Disclosure Framework To Salvage Ghana – ACEP

Linda Ahunu, Policy Analyst at Africa Centre for Energy Policy (ACEP), has revealed that, each year an estimation of $1 trillion goes down the...
petroleum revenue

Ghana government has not compromised accountability in petroleum revenue expenditure

Government of Ghana has been transparent and accountable in its expenditure from petroleum revenue, a senior public official insisted here on Friday. On Thursday, energy...
Workers at Phoenix Metals Ltd push bags of minerals after weighing them at the plant yesterday. (John Mbanda)

Ghana Requires A Mineral Revenue Management Law -ACEP

The African Centre for Energy Policy (ACEP) has call for the passage of a mineral revenue management law to guide the disbursement and utilisation...

Establish Stabilisation Mechanisms To Protect The Economy – ACEP

Mr. Benjamin Boakye, the Executive Director of ACEP has called for the passage of mineral revenue management law which would guide the disbursement...
PURC

ACEP Commends PURC For The Tariff Reductions

ACEP in a statement signed by its Executive Director Benjamin Boakye and copied to Newsghana.com.gh on 6th March, 2018 stated that, it welcomes the...
A worker inspect facilities on an upstream oil drilling platform off the Niger Delta, Nigeria.

Energy think tank ACEP raises red flag over Ghana’s dormant upstream petroleum contracts

Energy think tank African Center for Energy Policy (ACEP) urged government here on Thursday to take steps to review contracts awarded some International...

The Public Is Likely To Begrudge PURC – ACEP

ACEP in its analysis on the 2018 budget statement, recommended government to focus on how to reduce the all hurdles that contributes in making...

African countries advised to prioritize signing boundary agreements

The Africa Center for Energy Policy (ACEP) on Monday said the boundary dispute between Ghana and Cote d'Ivoire serves as a wake-up call for...
Workers at Phoenix Metals Ltd push bags of minerals after weighing them at the plant yesterday. (John Mbanda)

Experts urge Ghana to work to reap greater benefits from minerals

Ghana has the potential to derive fuller benefits beyond just revenue from its minerals and mining industry, Benjamin Boakye, Executive Director for the Africa...

IFFs impeding West Africa’s attainment of SDGs – Ali-Nakyea

Illicit financial flows (IFFs) are contributing to the fiscal constraints preventing countries in the West Africa sub-region from attaining the United Nations Sustainable Development...
Fuel

Alarm blows over reported bad fuel sale in Ghana

A raging storm is brewing over alleged sale of contaminated petroleum products by Ghana's state owned Bulk Oil Storage Company (BOST) to consumers. ...

Demand accountability on oil revenue funds – ACEP calls on Ghanaians

The African Centre for Energy Policy (ACEP), a policy think - tank on Thursday called on Ghanaians to demand accountability on oil revenue funded...
ACEP

ACEP To Make It Easy For Citizens To Access Manifestos

The platform dubbed: “Citizens’ Energy Manifesto Monitor,” serves as an accountability mechanism to monitor the manifesto of elected government. The document comprises all the promises...
ACEP

Ghanaian government urged to save ailing power firm amid strike

A statement released by African Center for Energy Policy (ACEP) attributed problem of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) to poor services rendered to...
FPSO

Think Thank Says Ghana’s New Oilfield Will Boost Economic Makeover

In a statement signed by its Executive Director, Mohammed Amin Adam, over the weekend, the center said revenue emanating from the field would benefit...

Ghana’s TEN field to pump First Oil on Thursday

Joe Mensah, Vice-President and Country Director for American oil exploration company, KOSMOS Energy, disclosed this to journalists from Media Fellowship during a visit organized...
ACEP

Experts Call Plan to Relinquish Plant to AMERI As Impractical

The assets, which include the T3 plant in the Aboadze thermal enclave, MRP at the Tema Thermal Power station and a parcel of land...
Changing of underground cabels

Ghanaians raise red flags over US$953 million EPL power plant agreement

The agreement, led by Early Power Limited (EPL), local subsidiary of EPL Holdings Cooperative of the USA, is seen as outrageously priced, which could...
political parties

Citizens Energy Manifesto: a piece of good news

The parties are the National Democratic Congress (NDC), the New Patriotic Party (NPP), the Convention Peoples’ Party (CPP), Peoples’ National Convention (PNC) and the...

Ghanaians push for prudent investment of petroleum revenue

The citizens want petroleum revenue therefore invested in agriculture, education, energy and health. These were contained in the Citizens Energy Manifesto launched...
Citizens Energy Manifesto

Ghanaians Demand a Robust Petroleum Law To Fight Corruption In The Gas and...

The ‘Citizens Energy Manifesto’ is a flagship elections project aim at holding governments accountable, informing and educating citizens of alternative policies for the...
AFP © Getty Images/AFP/File / by Jennifer O'Mahony | Energy firms say Senegal and Mauritania's current oil and gas ventures will transform them into net exporters by 2020

Low activities in Ghana’s Oil and Gas region very disturbing

After discovering oil in commercial quantities nine years ago, Ghana currently faces drought in exploration activities in the upstream petroleum sector. This situation is what...
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Experts urge second generation transparency laws for African resource countries

Ian Gary, an expert in extractive industry governance with global charity, Oxfam America, said although many African countries had made significant gains in promoting...
From left Linda Ahunu, Ian Gary and Boakye at the launch.

ACEP targets Civil society, media, & development partners with publication

"While we recognize the many commitments made by some African governments to change the trend through legislations and International frameworks such as the Extractive...
ECG

Blame all Governments for ECG woes– ACEP

According to him, the arbitrary change of management at the ECG by present and past governments, have resulted in some of the inefficiencies that...
ECG New Meter

Energy group urges Ghana government to scrap killer 10 pct energy tariff

It said that kind of tax was collapsing industries and forcing some of them to relocate their operations elsewhere. A statement issued...
Mahama

Fighting Corruption: Anti-Graft Crusaders to Keep close eye on Mahama’s commitments

For the group, Ghana has not done too well in its fight against corruption, and therefore the need for concerted efforts to make meaningful...
Dr. Mohammed Amin Adam

Organizations advocates for transparency in Ghana’s natural resource industry

At"Civil Society Anti-corruption Dialogue on Extractive Sector" dialogue session, Executive Director of Africa Center for Energy Policy (ACEP) Mohammed Amin Adam said on Tuesday...

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