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Fuel prices must go down – NPA to OMCs

[ad_1] The National Petroleum Authority (NPA) has instructed Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) to with immediate effect implement the revised Special Petroleum Tax which has been reduced by two per cent. The NPA wants the reduced taxes to reflect in the price at the pumps effective 16 February 2018 [Yesterday]. The …

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Karpowership engages stakeholders ahead of relocation of powership

[ad_1] Karpowership Ghana Company Limited has held a series of stakeholder engagements with various community groups within the Sekondi and Takoradi municipality. The aim of the engagement sessions was to sensitize stakeholders in the areas about the operations of Karpowership and its contribution to communities. According to the Corporate Communications …

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Newmont Ghana named Largest Taxpayer for 2017

[ad_1] The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has named Newmont Ghana the country’s Overall Largest and Best Taxpayer for 2017 under its Large Taxpayer Office at its annual awards ceremony to honour employees and other stakeholders. In 2016, the company emerged second Overall taxpayer. This award recognizes Newmont Ghana for: Consistently …

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RGD registers over 86k businesses in 2017

[ad_1] The Registrar General’s Department (RGD) registered about 86,916 business in 2017. The figure, according to the Department, represents 30% increase from that of 2016. In 2016 the RGD registered 60,896 businesses. The business registration group that recorded the highest figure was Sole Proprietorship which had 58,506 new businesses. It …

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Guinness Ghana commended for Drink Driving education Programme

[ad_1] Commercial drivers and stakeholders in the road safety space have commended Guinness Ghana Breweries Limited (GGBL), for its drink driving education programme. Speaking at the closing ceremony of the 5th edition of Twa Kwan no Mmom, the company’s annual behavioral campaign held at the Achimota Bus Terminal, they applauded …

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We’ll deal with illegal bunkering, fuel smuggling – Bawumia

[ad_1] Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has reiterated government’s resolve to deal forcefully and decisively with the issue of illegal bunkering and the smuggling of petroleum products by sea into Ghana. Government, he said, is in the process of formulating policies aimed at nipping the situation in the bud once …

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Anglogold Ashanti supports Planting for Food

[ad_1] Agriculture has and continues to be the mainstay of the Ghanaian economy with a potential to address Ghana’s challenging unemployment situation and positively impacting the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP). Agriculture remains the vehicle for creating employment and wealth especially among farming communities. In an effort to complement government’s …

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Petrol to go down 4%

[ad_1] Fuel prices are expected to dip by 70 pesewas following the amendments of the bill on the Special Petroleum tax Thursday. This means one would be paying about GH¢4.50pesewas for a gallon of petrol beginning tomorrow (Friday February 16, 2018) instead of GH¢4.67pesewas. The president is expected to assent …

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Tullow Ghana appoints Awotwi as new MD

[ad_1] Tullow has appointed Kweku Awotwi as Managing Director for its Ghana operations effective April 1, 2018. His appointment is coming on the heels of the impending retirement of the current MD Charles Darku. Darku leaves office after March 2018. Awotwi is an experienced international business executive with over 25 …

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GPHA confident of huge profits in 2018

[ad_1] Director General of the GPHA, Paul Asare Ansah The Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA) has said it is optimistic it will realise high profit earnings in 2018. According to the Authority, due to the huge investments it did make last year in the areas of the Tema Shipyard …

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