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President assents to amended Mining and Mineral Law

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, Tuesday gave assent to the amended Minerals and Mining Act that seeks to deter and prescribes stiffer punishment for people engaged in illegal mining. The new law enhances the penalties for illegal mining activities, otherwise known as Galamsey, and explicitly criminalizes any aiding and abetting …

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Government urged to lift ban on scraps export

The Progressive Scraps Dealers Association of Ghana (PROSDAG), an association of scraps dealers based in Kumasi, has appealed to the government and the Ministry of Trade and Industry to as a matter of urgency, lift the ban on scraps export, to make the industry more competitive. The association had also …

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Court convicts woman, boyfriend for robbery

An Accra Circuit Court has convicted a woman and her boyfriend for robbing her ex-boyfriend but sentence was deferred till August 27. Jonathan K. Wiallens and Jennifer Agyemang, both in their early 20s, have been remanded into police custody to go for their respective sentences later. Three of their accomplices …

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Court to hear MUSIGA election case on October 14

The Accra High Court will on October 14, commence hearing on the suit filed by Ras Caleb Appiah-Levi against the Musicians Union of Ghana (MUSIGA), over the conduct of National Executive Committee elections. Ras Caleb, who is the Greater Accra Regional Chairman of the Union, was not happy about the …

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Ghana is determined to make most out of AfCFTA – President

Ghana is determined to make the most out of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement and would leverage on the trade and investment opportunities that the pact presents to accelerate the country’s development and prosperity, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has said. Addressing the opening of a three-day …

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