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Regional breakdown: 131 stations to pay GHc1.18bn fine [Infographic]

Owners of the 131 radio stations sanctioned for operating with expired licenses as well as other offences, would have to cough up about GHc1.18 billion or forever shutdown their businesses. 34 radio stations have already had their licenses revoked by the National Communication Authority (NCA), for not renewing their licenses even after several notices, while others have been fined. NCA ...

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Galamsey fight: What we’ve done so far [Infographic]

Following the Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources’ declaration of a 21-day ultimatum to all illegal miners to cease their operations and surrender their equipment, a number of significant actions have taken place. These actions form part of concerted national efforts to root out the illegal mining menace that has devastated the country’s environment. The infographic below details the key ...

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NDC missed macro economic targets for 2016 [Infographic]

Statistics from the 2017 budget has revealed that the erstwhile National Democratic Congress (NDC) government missed all its macro economic targets in 2016. Though inflation was projected to be 10.1% by the end of 2016, it rather shot up to 15.4%. Other key economic targets that could not be realized were the real GDP, budget deficit and fiscal balance. Study ...

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#GhBudget: 2016 budget allocation for administrative sector [Infographic]

Seth Terkper

Former Finance Minister, Seth Tekper revealed during his last budget statement reading on the floor of Parliament in 2016, that a total of GHs605 million will be allocated to the Local Government Ministry alone. The Finance and Foreign Affairs Ministry also received GHs273 million and GHs234 million respectively, mainly financed by the government. Details of the allocations to the Ministries ...

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#SOTNGhana: What Akufo-Addo said about power sector [Infographic]

Ghana’s President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Tuesday February 21, 2017,  presented his first State of the Nation Address. He touched on all sectors of the Ghanaian economy including the power sector. According to him, the power sector was heavily indebted by the erstwhile John Mahama administration. The President said he inherited a $2.4 billion debt from the previous administration, ...

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Number of substantive Ministers in previous governments [Infographic]

From 1993 to 2017, the number of Ministers who have been appointed to serve have varied under different governments. While former President Jerry John Rawlings chose 19 and 25 ministers from 1993 to 2001 respectively to serve under his government, John Agyekum Kufuor had 31 ministers serving from 2001 to 2008. The infographic below captures the details of the number ...

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Ghana’s 7th parliament – A House of teachers and bankers [Infographic]

Ghana’s new parliament consists of at least 43 teachers and 43 bankers, most of whom have been practicing for several years before being sworn into the house as legislators. There are also at least 39 Members of Parliament (MPs), who are professionals in the legal service. Most of the MPs in Ghana’s new parliament have two professional backgrounds making it ...

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Ghana’s 7th parliament – The age dynamics [Infographic]

The New Parliament of Ghana, which is the seventh in the 4th Republic, is made up of relatively younger legislators who will serve for at least 4 years. This is as a result of the high number of relatively young new entrants after the 2016 December parliamentary elections. While this cannot be used to accurately predict the effectiveness or quality ...

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#GhElections: 5 steps to follow at the polling station [Infographic]

Ghanaians will be going to the polls on Wednesday to elect a President who will govern the country for the next four years. There are some key steps you need to keep in mind and follow at the polling station as a voter. The infographic below captures the procedure.   – By: Jonas Nyabor/citifmonline.com/Ghana

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5 ways your ballots could be rejected [Infographic]

In the 2012 general elections about 251,720 votes were rejected by the Electoral Commission which amounted to 2.3 percent of the total votes cast. Figures from the commission states that as many as 205,438 ballots were also rejected in the 2008 elections. The figure was more than the votes gained by some of the presidential candidates. The trend has been a ...

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