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Transparency pays despite its high cost – GNPC

Mr Dennis Baidoo, the Marketing Manager of the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC), a strategic commercial vehicle marketing the nation’s oil, said transparency, although...
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NCCE asks citizens to demand transparency and accountability

Citizens have been called to act swiftly by demanding greater transparency and accountability from duty-bearers as part of the effort to promote economic development. “By...
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Set Up Agriculture Fund To Support Ghana’s Agricultural Sector – SEND GHANA Calls

SEND GHANA, with funding support from Trust Africa, is implementing a project dubbed,“Promoting Smallholder Farmers’ Inclusion in Agricultural Modernization (PSFAM)”, aimed at promoting smallholder...
fishing

Ghana’s Fishing Net Could Be Mended Through Transparency

Kweku Mensah, a 43-year-old fisherman from Axim has been fishing off Ghana’s coast since the age of 15. Over the past 30 years, he has...
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E-procurement System will to lead transparency

Mr Raymond Ahiadorme, Network Manager Ghana, Alliance for Integrity, has urged African countries to design a comprehensive e-procurement system to ensure transparency and accountability. He...
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Ghana’s parliament advised to pass RTI Bill

A University lecturer has tasked parliament to pass the Right to Information (RTI) Bill as an ideal way of demonstrating its commitment towards transparency...
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Transparency and truthfulness a necessary tool for businesses – Nti

The Commissioner-General of the Ghana Revenue Authority, Mr. Kofi Nti, has called for businesses to ensure transparency and truthfulness in their dealings with revenue...
Transparency

Ghana’s Performance On Transparency Remains Stagnant – SEND-GHANA’s 2017 OBS Reports

Ghana scored 50 out of 100 in the 2017 Open Budget Index (OBI), which indicates a fall in scores as compared to 51 out...

Agyekum Kufuor gives inside view of Freemasonry craft

Former President John Agyekum Kufuor, a Freemason and Senior Grand Warden of the United Grand Lodge of England, says the Craft of Freemasonry is...

Audit Committee asked to discharge duties with professionalism

The Upper West Regional Audit Committee has been inaugurated with a call on members to discharge their duties with professionalism to ensure the implementation...
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Stakeholders Review Local Content Oil and Gas

Dr Juliette Twumasi-Anokye, a consultant has urged Ghanaian entrepreneurs to get involved in the implementation of the oil and gas local content policy for...

Production Of Newmont Ghana expected to jump by 2018

Africa is one of the four operating regions of Newmont Mining Corporation, the world’s second leading gold mining company. Newmont Ahafo Mine, located at Kenyasi...

Corporate Social Responsibility Secretariat Inaugurated

The Ministry of Trade and Industry can now guarantee that programmes and projects designed for the country will reflect relevant issues bothering communities and...
extractive sector

Civil society seethes over African leaders’ lip-service to transparency in extractive sector

African leaders are quick to ratify international transparency provisions for the extractive industry but are shy to implement them, civil society players attending the...
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Ghana wins global extractive industry award in transparency

Ghana and four other implementing countries have been awarded for steps taken to ensure transparency in their extractive industries, a release received here on...
Special Delegates

Special Delegates Throw More Light on China’s Transparency

A special “delegates’ passage” was set up by the ongoing 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) for the representatives to...

PPP Respects The Rule of Law

The Progressive People’s Party (PPP), is the only party that can boast of upholding the tenets of rule of law, transparency and accountability, Mr...

ITC finds ways to improve transparency, connectivity in Value Chains

The International Trade Centre (ITC) today unveiled Sustainability Map a new online gateway connecting businesses and producers that will help pave the way towards...
Right to Information

RTI Bill Passage Will Ensure Accountability and Transparency’

The founders of iWatch Africa Project say the project has highlighted the critical need for the passage of the Right to Information (RTI) Bill...
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Ghana’s communications minister urges transparency in telecoms sector

Transparency in the activities of the telecoms industry, coupled with the openness of operations, are important attributes the industry should covet, Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, Minister...

ICGLR recommends tax harmonisation and publication of export stats

The International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) and the Office of the Special Envoy of the United Nations Secretary-General for the Great...

PPA’s new electronic procurement system to enhance transparency

A proposed electronic government procurement system (e-Ghana project) was launched on Monday by the Public Procurement Authority (PPA) to strengthen transparency in the country’s...
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Ghana Makes Progress In Implementing 2016 EITI Standard

Dr Steve Manteaw, Co-Chair of the Ghana Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (GHEITI), on Thursday said an EITI report conducted by an Independent Validator has...
Beijing has strengthened its environmental protection in recent years, with special areas demarcated in Miyun Reservoir to protect resources and water quality of the capital. A herd of swans are flying over the reservoir. (Photo by He Yong from People's Daily)

Poor Resource Management Will Result In Social Strife – GHEITI

Dr Steve Manteaw, Co-Chair of the multi-stakeholder committee of the Ghana Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (GHEITI), has said natural resources in a given society...
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Ghana’s Vice Presidents bungalow cost can build 600 affordable houses

Mr Frank Danyansah, Chief Executive Officer of Danywise Estate and Construction has indicated that the cost of the official Vice Presidential residence was enough...

IMF Managing Director calls for public Arab revenue targets, more transparency

Christine Lagarde, the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), called here on Sunday at the second annual Arab Fiscal Forum on Arab...
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Ghanaians Must Demand Accountability From MMDAs

Ghanaians have been asked to demand from the metropolitan, municipal and district assemblies (MMDAs) more transparency and accountability in their revenue management. ...
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Allegations Of On-going Recruitment Raise Concern

Mr Yaw Osafo Marfo, the representative of the President-elect on the Joint Transition Team, has raised concerns over allegations of the award of fresh...
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EC urged to ensure transparency and fairness

This, he said, would ensure peace and stability before during and after the general election. Speaking to the Ghana News Agency in Accra over the...

GRA Graduates Urged To Be Professional

He urged the graduates to acquaint themselves with the Authority's code to guide them in their interaction with taxpayers. "I urge you to contribute positively...