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30 to contest NPP Brong-Ahafo regional election

Thirty candidates are in the race for regional executive positions in the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) in Brong-Ahafo. Three candidates have filed their nomination to contest the Regional Chairman position – the incumbent, Thomas Adu-Appiah, Dr. Charles Kwame Adoo and Francis Opoku Sarfo. Patrick Peprah Appiagyei, Dabie Appiah Mensah, …

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Tourism Ministry to digitise collection of fees at tourist sites

The Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture (MoTAC) has hinted of its readiness to digitise the collection and administration of fees at tourist sites and national monuments to effectively rake in the needed revenues. Mrs Catherine Afeku, the sector Minister, said that had become necessary to reduce the systemic corruption …

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Power outage interrupts activities in six circuit courts 

Power outage has brought activities in six circuit courts within the former Commercial Court building in Accra to a halt since March 28. The power outage was due to the inability of the Judicial Service to procure power at the cost of GH¢5,000.00 to facilitate the operations of the courts. …

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WACSI and Change the Game Academy – Leading Civil Society Beyond Aid

Civil society in Ghana remains a key constituency in ensuring the advancement and consolidation of democratic governance. Increasingly, civil society in Ghana has begun to reflect on its sustainability due to dwindling donor funding and shifting development priorities. It has become clear that there is a need for civil society …

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AGOA is unilateral gesture to African countries – Rwanda

The Rwanda government has responded to the decision of the United States government to suspend the country’s eligibility to the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) for apparel exports. In a statement from the country’s Ministry of Trade and Industry copied to ghanabusinessnews.com, it says AGOA is a commendable unilateral …

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Police mount full-scale hunt for MP attackers

The Brong-Ahafo Regional Police Command has launched full-scale manhunt to catch and bring to justice the criminal gang that reportedly raided the Sankore property of the Member of Parliament (MP) Asunafo South, Mr. Eric Opoku. They fired gunshots into the walls, sliding doors and windows and smashed the side glass …

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BOST uncovers blackmarketers in petroleum sector

The Bulk Oil Storage and Transportation Company Limited (BOST) on Monday revealed that it has uncovered some Ghanaians and foreigners who have entered into the petroleum sector (Petroleum Black Market dealers) whose operations are inimical to the economy. BOST has therefore pitched its operations to topple the activities of the …

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WAEC tightens security to protect sanctity of exams 

The West African Examination Council (WAEC) on Monday said it has tightened up security measures in all centers to ensure an incident free examination across the country. Mrs Agnes Teye-Cudjoe, Head of Public Affairs, WAEC who for security reasons did not give out details explained that the security measures were …

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The AU, fighting corruption and investigative journalism in Africa

It is common knowledge that Africa is not poor, the continent holds the largest share of the world’s precious metals, and while barely half of its arable land has been cultivated, it is the leading producer of cocoa in the world. Indeed, some Gulf countries are known to have purchased …

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Extractive companies urged to strengthen stakeholder engagement approaches

Mr Zakaria Issah, the Community Affairs Superintendent, Golden Star Wassa, has urged companies in the extractive industry to strengthen their engagement structure and engage stakeholders who can influence activities in their plans for development.  He said this would help the company generate positive feedback to help address their grievances. Mr …

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