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Business entrepreneurs urged to help assembly raise revenue

Businessmen and women in the Ga West Municipality have been called upon to form groups and register with the Assembly to help raise revenue for development. Mr Clement Nii Lamptey Wilkinson, the Ga West Municipal Chief Executive, made the call in an interview with the Ghana News Agency at a …

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Plant Preservation is a must in the present age – Prof Aflakpui

Plant preservation in the present age is a must, because plants comprise a life form that is pivotal to the sustenance of human life on earth in a number of ways. They serve as a major source of food, clothing and shelter, as well as different kinds of medicines and …

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TOR workers fear refinery shut down 

Workers of the Tema Oil Refinery (TOR) say they fear they would be laid off as the plant has been idle for about seven months due to the unavailability of crude oil. They indicated that even though the refinery had undergone routine maintenance, workers were still waiting for the government …

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Saint Louis Petroleum to build the second largest tank farm in Ghana

The Saint Louis Petroleum Company, a nascent oil and Gas Company, is to construct the second largest tank farm in Ahutuma in the Ahanta West Municipality of the Western Region. The $300 million tank farm when completed, would offer job opportunities to more than 2500 indigenes who are qualified to …

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Prosecute tax defaulters to improve assembly’s IGF – Entrepreneurs

The entrepreneurs, business operators and artisanal workers in the Nkoranza South Municipality of Brong-Ahafo Region has called for the prosecution of tax defaulters in the Municipality to improve on the Assembly’s Internally Generated Fund (IGF). According to them, majority of tax payers in the Municipality were evading, and reluctant to …

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GHS advises parents to support immunisation campaign against measles and rubella

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has advised parents to cooperate with health officials during the upcoming immunization programme against measles and rubella to protect their children from all forms of deformities associated with the two diseases. A total number of 443,587 children between the ages of nine months and five …

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Government receives support to pilot property valuation and rate collection

The Government has received support from development partners to carry out pilot projects in property valuation and property rate collection in selected Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDA’s)in the Western region This would enhanced the collection of appropriate rates, boost the internal revenue generation of MMDA’s and reduce over dependence of …

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National Media Commission urges African media to uphold quality standards

Nana Kwasi Gyan-Apenteng, the Chairman of the National Media Commission (NMC) has urged the media in Africa to uphold high quality standards and ethics of their profession. Nana Gyan-Apenteng, who doubles as the President of the African Communication Regulators Network, said regulatory standards and guidelines were always needed to stimulate …

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Enforcing fisheries laws requires commitment of stakeholders – Fisheries Commission

Mr Daniel Awuku Nyanteh, Western Regional Chief Fisheries Research Assistant of the Fisheries Commission (FC), says Ghana has adequate laws for the management of marine fisheries resources but required full commitment of stakeholders to enforce them for maximum benefits. “We have several laws to back the management of the fisheries …

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Ghana to host International Cycling competition in Upper East Region

The Upper East Region is scheduled to host fifteen countries in an international cycling competition. The competition, Union Cycling International 2.2 (UCI) dubbed “TOUR DU FASO” falls within the rankings of world body with more than 80 cyclists, drawn from fifteen countries from Europe and Africa, would commence on October …

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