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Tier three is better than microfinance – NPRA

The National Pension Regulatory Authority (NPRA) has urged workers in the informal sector to patronise the Third-Tier voluntary pension scheme for a more secured financial wall. Mr Emmanuel Awuku Dagbanu, Corporate Affairs Manager of the NPRA said fund flexibility was guaranteed under the “Informal Sector” product of the Scheme and …

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MP’s alleged attackers granted GH¢100,000 bail  

Three men standing trial over alleged attack on the Sankore property of the Member of Parliament ( MP) for Asunafo South constituency, Mr. Eric Opoku were on Tuesday granted GH¢100,000.00 bail by a Sunyani Circuit. Kwabena Acheampong, Amos Asare alias “Anointing” and Richard Asare pleaded not guilty to the charges …

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Ghana Chamber of Mines calls for calm as investigations are completed on Newmont accident

The Ghana Chamber of Mines has called for calm as investigations into the tragic deaths of six individuals at the Ahafo Mine site of Newmont Ghana are completed. “While we await the report from the Minerals Commission’s investigations, we wish to call on all and sundry to be circumspect in …

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Education Ministry will regularise title to lands – Minister

Dr Yaw Osei Adutwum, Deputy Minister for Education, in charge of General Education, has said that the Ministry would ensure that all lands belonging to schools have regularised land titles and registered to avoid encroachment. “Those without fence will also be protected with walls so that they will not be …

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NDC member urges party to ban Mahama’s unity walks

Mr Stephen Ashitey Adjei, an executive member of the Tema East branch of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has called on the leadership of the party to ban former President Mahama’s unity walks. “Every episode of the unity walks draws criticism from factions within the party. Former President John Mahama …

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Ghana’s economy grows 8.5% in 2017

Ghana’s economy grew provisionally by 8.5 percent in 2017 compared to 3.7 percent recorded in 2016, the Ghana Statistical Service said on Wednesday. Acting Government Statistician, Mr Baah Wadieh, who announced this, attributed the growth to increased oil and gas production. Oil production grew by 80.4 percent in 2017. The …

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Ghana inflation rate for March falls slightly to 10.4%

The year on year inflation rate for March 2018 fell slightly to 10.4 per cent compared with the 10.6 per cent recorded in February 2018, the Ghana Statistical Service said on Wednesday. Mr Baah Wadieh, the Acting Government Statistician, said the monthly change rate in March 2018 was 1.1 per …

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Ghana government needs $400m to clean Ankobra River from galamsey pollution – Minister

The government has estimated $400 million as the amount needed to dredge and clean the heavy mercury content in the Ankobra River in the Western Region due to the activities of illegal small-scale mining. This followed the assessment of the turbidity level of the River by a private research firm, …

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Ghana is the best country to host AU Space Agency – Prof Frimpong-Boateng

Ghana is ready to host the Africa Space Agency, an African Union initiative that will allow Africa to launch and explore the Space for improved technological advancement, Professor Kwabena Frimpong Boateng, Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation has announced. He said out of the five countries including; Ghana, Namibia, …

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Attacks on journalists in Ghana on the increase

On March 27, 2018, one of Ghana’s budding and fearless journalists, Latif Idris, was brutally beaten to near death at the headquarters of the Ghana Police Service. The journalist, who works with the Multimedia group, was not beaten by thugs. He was beaten by police personnel, the same people he …

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