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Agyarko bans lifting of contaminated fuel

The eight-member committee tasked to investigate the circumstances leading to the sale of over 5million litres of contaminated fuel by the Bulk Oil Storage and Transportation Company Limited (BOST) has completed its work. The Energy Minister, Boakye Agyarko disclosed this Thursday while answering questions from legislators. The eight-member committee set …

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Ghana, Denmark to deepen trade relations

The governments of Ghana and Denmark have pledged to deepen trade relations in the agriculture, maritime and railway sectors in order to boost trade and investment between the two countries. At a meeting between the Foreign Ministers of the West African country and European country as part of the Four …

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2018 budget in the right direction – Bokpin

An Economist and Head of Finance at the University of Ghana Business School, Prof Godfred Bokpin, has lauded the government’s 2018 budget statement as a “good” one and pointing to the right direction. Prof. Bokpin said this Thursday during Starr FM’s 2018 Budget Dialogue dubbed: “In depth analysis of what …

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Cedi fall under Nana Addo not as bad as Mahama’s – Kwarteng

A deputy Finance Minister, Kwaku Kwarteng, has said the recent depreciation of the Ghana Cedi is not as dire as what was witnessed under the erstwhile Mahama administration. The local currency, the cedi, is fast falling in value against the dollar and other major foreign currencies. As at Tuesday, November …

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NPA engages gas consumers in Brong Ahafo

As part of its effort to reduce gas related accidents in the country, the National Petroleum Authority (NPA) has engaged consumers of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) in the Brong Ahafo region. The exercise is aimed at sensitizing chopbar operators, restaurants, hotels and door-to-door business operators on safe dispensing and use …

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Gov’t to reduce domestic borrowing – Alan

Trade and Industry Minister Alan Kyremanteng The Trade Minister, Alan Kyerematen, is hopeful that lending rates in the country will go further down as government makes a conscious effort to reduce domestic borrowing. According to him, the move is deliberate to ensure businesses get cheaper funds to invest into their …

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Go to court to withdraw 2018 Budget – Majority

The majority in parliament has dared its Minority counterpart to head to court over claim Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta breached financial regulation in reviewing the 2017 budget without recourse to Parliament. The Minority is demanding the withdrawal of the 2018 budget from the House over the claims. Speaking during a …

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GRA destroys $50K worth of unwholesome products

The Ghana Revenue Authority has destroyed products worth 50,000 dollars. The products were found to be unwholesome during an assessment of confiscated items along the Eastern corridor. They included pharmaceutical and grocery products among others. Addressing journalists after the exercise Tuesday,  a Chief Revenue Officer at the GRA, Emmanuel Adjei …

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Verna Water rebrands to exude style

After three years on the Ghanaian market, Verna Natural Mineral Water has rebranded. The company aims to reposition itself to appeal to a wide range of the market. The new brand is focusing on style and fashion. Verna Natural Mineral Water now comes in a classy and style-defined branding of …

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