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Ghana ranks 41st on Global Peace Index

As the world marks International Day of Peace on Friday, September, 21, Ghana has moved up six points to rank 41st on this year’s Global Peace Index (GPI), while it occupies the fifth position in sub-Saharan Africa. Mauritius, Botswana, Sierra Leone and Madagascar are the front runners of Ghana on …

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GRA hits below revenue target by GH¢1.8b

The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) failed to meet its target of raising GH¢24.5 billion at the end of August 2018. Instead, it managed to mobilise a total of GH¢22.7 billion representing a revenue shortfall of about GH¢1.8 billion. Mr Eugene Asante Ofosuhene, the Controller and Accountant General, said this at …

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Government orders forensic audit into BOST

The Government has ordered forensic audit into the operations of the Bulk Oil Storage and Transport Company (BOST) from the year 2013 to 2018. Mr John-Peter Amewu, Minister of Energy, said this had been necessitated by the financial recklessness uncovered by a Presidential Committee tasked to look at the financial …

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GRA warns against importation of rice through inland borders

Mr Frank Lawson, an Officer of Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA), has warned importers to stop importing rice from neighbouring countries through inland borders, particularly in the northern parts of the country. He said the GRA would move to enforce a directive banning rice importation through inland …

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Chirano Mines pays $13m dividend to government

Government, on Thursday, received $13 million (GH¢61.9 million) in dividends, as its 10 per cent carried interest in the Chirano Gold Mines Limited (CGML), a subsidiary of Kinkross Chirano, for the 2017 fiscal year. Mr Adriano Sobreira, the Vice President of the CGML, who doubles as the General Manager of …

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