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NCCE launches report on political party vigilantism

The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) has launched a report on a roadmap to the fight against political party vigilantism in the country. The report, dubbed: “Engagement with Political Parties and Other Stakeholders on the Menace of Political Party Vigilantism,” was launched during a media encounter with Mrs Josephine …

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Ghana takes steps to promote Universal Health Care Package – Minister

Mr. Kwaku Agyeman Manu, the Minister of Health says steps are being taken to make Universal Health Care (UHC) Package accessible throughout the country by 2030, to improve the quality of care. The UHC Package is expected to be a set of health services that meets the health needs and …

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Policeman, three others jailed 70 years for robbery

An Accra Circuit Court on Tuesday sentenced General Lance Corporal Raymond Amegashie of the Ghana Police Service and three others to a total jail term of 70 years for robbery. The Policeman and the three had robbed a trader of GH¢45,000.00 and $1,000 in a supermarket at Nungua in Accra …

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Netherlands Embassy contributes to making Ghana climate resilient

The Netherlands Embassy is leading discussions aimed at designing a complete production chain to deliver valuable climate, weather, and water services towards climate resilience in Ghana. The move, which falls under the TWIGA project, a European Commission funded research and development programme, is to support major investments to make Ghana …

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Prof. Annim is new Government Statistician

Prof. Samuel Kobina Annim, has been appointed the substantive Government Statistician, a letter from the Statistical Service, copied to ghanabusinessnews.com Tuesday April 9, 2019 says. The appointment of Prof. Annim, who is an Associate Professor of Economics at Cape Coast University, where he has worked for the last 18 years, …

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GRA will prosecute tax defaulters – Commissioner General  

Mr. Kofi Nti, the Commissioner General of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA), has warned of the prosecution of tax defaulters. In line with this, the Legal Department of the Authority had been directed to compile reports on all such offenders. He added that those who had also failed to file …

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World Bank predicts Ghana’s economic growth at 7.6% for 2019

The World Bank has predicted Ghana’s economic growth will be 7.6 per cent for 2019 as compared to government’s projection of 7.2 per cent. During a press briefing on the release of the April 2019 ‘Africa Pulse’ report in Accra, Kwabena Gyan Kwakye, Country Economist at the World Bank Office …

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WHO commends government for strong primary healthcare 

Dr Owen Laws Kaluwa, the Country Representative of the World Health Organization (WHO), has commended government for strengthening Primary Health Care (PHC) through the Community Health Planning and Services (CHPS) concept. “I will like to call on government, partners and all stakeholders to continue to support CHPS and make them …

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GRA organizes Tax Clinic in Tema to educate the public on taxation

The Tema Office of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has held Tax Clinics in Tema to educate the public on tax related issues and to assist tax payers to file their Personal Tax Returns. As part of the commemoration of April as “Client Service Month” for GRA, the Authority is …

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Community members urged to live up to their civic responsibilities

Mr Fred Obeng Owusu, the Old Tafo Municipal Chief Executive (MCE), has urged community members to live up` to their civic responsibilities in demanding accountability from local government actors, in the disbursement of financial resources. “Community members have the responsibility to ensure that local government officials discharged their duties with …

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