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WINNERS OF 2017 DISPLAYING TROPHIES ON STAGE

40 companies, 12 individuals nominated for 5th Ghana Oil & Gas Awards

A total of forty (40) companies and twelve (12) individuals have been nominated into various categories to win awards in the 5th Ghana Oil...
Ken Ofori-Atta

Ghana government targets 4.2% fiscal deficit in 2019

The Ghanaian government is targeting to attain a fiscal deficit of 4.2 percent of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in 2019, Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta...
The swearing in of Martin Amidu marks the fulfilment of a major promise by the Akufo-Addo administration

Ghana government allocates UD$38 million to Special Prosecutor to fight corruption

The government of Ghana has allocated an amount of Gh₵180 million or 38.30 million United States Dollars (USD) to the Office of the Special...
petroleum revenue

Petroleum-producing countries must limit risks to cost overstatement through effective audit practices – Report

Petroleum-producing countries have been urged to limit the risk of cost overstatement by multinational corporations (MNCs) through effective audit practices, a report released here...

Ghana records shortfall in allocations to Minerals Development Fund meant to develop mining communities...

The Ghana government has for two years running recorded shortfalls in allocations to the Minerals Development Fund (MDF) meant for the development of...
Ken Ofori-Atta

Ghana will continue with prudent economic management after IMF exit – Finance Minister

The government of Ghana will continue with its prudent management of the economy after it exits from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Extended Credit...
infrastructure

Ghana government to invest over US$2 billion on integrated infrastructure development in 2019

The Ghanaian government will invest an amount of 2.5 billion United States Dollars (USD) on an integrated infrastructure development across the country in 2019. Ken...
Oil drilling platform Shengli No.4 is in the midst of shipment at the outer anchorage of a port in Yantai, east China’s Shandong province, Feb. 8, 2018. The Shengli No. 4 and the New Shengli No.1 will be sent to Nigeria for oil exploration services. (Photo by Chu Yang from CFP)

Over 600 Ghanaian indigenous companies awarded contracts in oil and gas industry – Minister

Ghana’s Energy Minister John Peter Amewu said here Tuesday over 600 indigenous Ghanaian companies had been awarded various contracts to provide services in the...
Photo taken on Nov. 26, 2015 shows a truck loaded with sacks of agricultural produce along the muddy Sironko-Mbale road at Bugusege trading centre, eastern Uganda. As a country where over 80% of the population relies on agriculture, the Uganda government is prioritizing growth of infrastructure to economically viable areas to ease access to the markets. (Xinhua/Daniel Edyegu)

Ghana government targets 1 million farmers for 2019 in its agricultural transformation agenda

The Ghanaian government is targeting a total of 1 million farmers to distribute improved seeds and fertilizer as part of its agricultural transformation agenda...
Wpid Money Growth

Ghana government urged to create enabling environment for private sector to trigger economic growth

An associate professor of economics at the University of Ghana, Legon, Professor William Baah-Boateng, Monday urged the Ghana government to create the enabling environment...
video

Ghana government to fix footbridges on major highway after 194 deaths

The government of Ghana is to begin the construction of six foot bridges on the N4 highway here within a week following the carnage...
cybersecurity

Cybercrime threat to Ghana and other developing countries complex – Bawumia

Ghana’s vice president, Alhaji Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia Monday underscored the growing threat cybercrime poses to Ghana and other developing countries. He said here in the...
mining

Tax expert urges Ghana government to increase mining royalties, scale down corporate tax

Tax Expert, Abdallah Ali Nakyea is urging the Ghanaian government to consider reviewing royalty rate charged mining companies in the country upwards and cut...
Cylinder Re-circulation Model

Cylinder Recirculation Model will ensure consumer safety – Tampuli

The implementation of the Cylinder Re-circulation Model (CRM) by the government will ensure public safety, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for the National Petroleum Authority...
Electrical Wiring ghana

Reroy Cables say will help enforce Ghana’s Electrical Wiring Regulations

Local cables manufacturing giants, Reroy Cables say it will help enforce Ghana’s Electrical Wiring Regulations 2011, (L.I. 2008) to reduce electrical fires across the...
National Association of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT)

NAGRAT ends 6-day old indefinite strike

Graduate teachers in pre-tertiary institutions across the country have called off their 6-day old strike after a meeting with government to address their concerns. A...
salary

Ghanaian teachers begin their indefinite strike action

Public-sector graduate teachers in pre-tertiary institutions across Ghana on Wednesday declared an indefinite strike over unpaid salary arrears. President of the National Association of Graduate...
stock market

Securities and Exchange Commission says will protect investors to engender economic growth

Director General of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Rev. Daniel Ogbarmey Tetteh says the commission will protect investors in the capital market to...
Kwame Jantuah

Government urged to develop comprehensive plan to extract lithium

The Ghanaian government has been urged to put in place a comprehensive plan before the extraction of its new found mineral, Lithium in the...
Steve Manteaw

Limit discretionary usage in awarding oil contracts – Manteaw to government

Policy Analyst with the Integrated Social Development Centre (ISODEC) and Co-Chair of the Ghana Extractive Industry Transparency International, Dr. Steve Manteaw Monday urged the...
Ritzio Ghana Ltd

Employees on stealing spree at Ritzio Ghana Limited

…police urged to intensify search for perpetrators Investigations conducted by News Ghana indicate that some Ghanaian employees at Ritzio Ghana, a subsidiary of Ritzio International...
Voltic Ghana inaugurate

Voltic Ghana inaugurates US$6.5 million production line to boost employment

Voltic Ghana Limited Thursday inaugurated an ultra-modern 6.5 million United States Dollars (USD) production line at Akwadum in the Nsawam/Adoagyiri Municipality to offer jobs...
Campaign Coordinator of the Integrated Social Development Centre (ISODEC), Dr. Steve Manteaw

Analyst urges Ghana government to introduce ‘sin taxes’ to fund free SHS

A policy analyst with the Integrated Social Development Centre (ISODEC) is advocating the introduction of ‘sin taxes’ by the Ghana government to fund its...
Steve Manteaw

Ghana government urged to be transparent in tracking oil-funded projects

The Ghanaian government has been urged to be transparent in tracking projects funded with petroleum revenues. Steve Manteaw, member of the country's Public Interest and...
Steve Manteaw

Setting up free SHS secretariat is waste of public funds – Steve Manteaw

A member of the Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC) and policy analyst with the Integrated Social Development Centre (ISODEC), Dr Steve Manteaw says...
Bank of Ghana

BoG revokes licenses of UT, Capital Banks

The Bank of Ghana (BoG) has revoked the licenses of two Ghanaian banks; UT Bank Limited and Capital Bank Limited the BoG confirmed here...
tourism challenges

Tourism has potential to provide jobs to thousands – Abeiku Santana

Multiple awards winning Ghanaian broadcast journalist, Mr. Gilbert Abeiku Aggrey, popularly known as Abeiku Santana says the tourism industry has the potential of offering...
Nurses

MoH says plans underway to recruit picketing unemployed nurses

Ghana’s Ministry of Health said here Tuesday plans were far advanced for the government to engage the services of private nurses across the country. Public...
oil

Ghanaian group pushes for legislation on revenue collection in onshore oil exploration

A Ghanaian group here, Civil Society Platform on Oil and Gas (CSPOG), is pushing for a legislation to clarify which state institution to be...

Ghanaian authorities suspend rescue operations in collapsed mining pit

Security agencies in Ghana on Thursday suspended a rescue mission to retrieve the bodies of trapped miners in a collapsed mining pit at Kubekrom-Abease,...