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Industry intensifies pressure to get 15% petroleum tax scrapped

Analysts have intensified appeals for government to scrap the Special Petroleum Tax on petroleum products. They argue this will give more meaning to attempts to reduce the plight of consumers following rising global oil prices. The comments follow a recent NPA announcement of a seventy percent reduction in the price recovery and stabilization levy calculated on petroleum prices. The price ...

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Citi FM heads to Adamrobe for #HelpAChristmasChild project

Residents and children of Adamrobe at Nsawam-Aburi in the Eastern Region, are set to have a very merry Christmas as Citi FM heads to the community on December 26 for the station’s “Help A Christmas Child Project.” For several years, the station has visited deprived areas in the country to bring some Christmas cheer to the people living there, with particular ...

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Dutch Prime Minister honours Family Health University College and Hospital

The Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Netherlands, Mark Rutte, as part of his visit to Ghana has presented a certificate of recognition to Family Health University College, and the Hospital for being the first Institution to build a bio gas plant and an incinerator to manage waste. The bio gas plant and incinerator through a network of underground pipes ...

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Angry Kutunse residents charge MCE to relocate tomato factory

Angry Kutunse residents and home owners have told the Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) of the Ga West Municipal Assembly, to fully enforce a regulatory order to a Chinese Tomato Paste Factory operating unlawfully in the area to shut down and relocate. The demands of the residents and home owners at a meeting on Sunday, are consistent with a written Environmental ...

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31st December Revolution anniversary to be marked in Ho

The Volta Regional capital, Ho, will host the 36th anniversary of the 31st December revolution. The former president, Flt. Lt. Jerry John Rawlings who made the announcement, said this year’s event will feature a route march and a Durbar of chiefs and people, as well as a wreath-laying ceremony. The perpetual flame will also be lit at the event. The ...

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Kumasi Academy ‘mysterious’ deaths: Parents want public health prioritized

Some parents are calling on the Ghana Education Service (GES) and the Ghana Health Service to collaborate in prioritizing public health issues at the Kumasi Academy (KUMACA), in the Asokore Mampong Municipality of the Ashanti Region. The call comes after another first-year-student of the School died on Saturday bringing the death toll recorded under similar circumstances to three within the week. ...

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NGO to support Agbogloshie scrapyard residents

Sustain Lives International (SLI), a non-profit organization passionate about environmental, societal and economic problems challenging the 21st century will support the individuals in the Agbogbloshie scrapyard community from December 9th to 15th 2017, by providing them with solutions for their daily lives. As part of SLI’s support for the community, individuals working in the Agbogbloshie scrapyard will receive personal protective ...

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Former East Akim MCE, Peter Asirifi passes on

A former Municipal Chief Executive for East Akim Municipality in the Eastern Region, Simon Peter Asirifi,  who served under former President John Mahama, has passed on. According to close family sources, the late MCE died at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital on Saturday where he been rushed to after a short ailment. The late MCE was to contest Victor Smith for ...

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African hackers now using sophisticated approaches – Consultant 

Mr Mike Komla Etchi, Managing Consultant of Delta3 International, an Informational Security Advisory Company, has said cybercrime in Africa has moved from a 419 scam to much more sophisticated approaches. He said most of the attacker’s still rely on poor security habits of the public to succeed in their operations. Mr Etchi told the GNA in an interview on the ...

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You can succeed in Ghana even if devil is president – Hamid tells youth

Minister of Information, Mustapha Hamid has said the youth in Ghana can succeed “even if the devil is President of Ghana.” According to him, the youth primarily need to persevere and be determined to succeed instead of seeking greener pastures in other countries like Libya or in Europe. He suggested that bad leadership and a corresponding poor economic condition was ...

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