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CSOs Platform lauds government

Mrs Beauty Emefa Narteh, Co-Chair CSO Platform on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), has lauded government for taking the bold decision to undertake a voluntary national reporting to member states of the United Nations in 2019. The review involves comprehensive assessment and stocktaking of the processes that Ghana had undertaken towards …

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Traditional authorities, key to controlling population growth – NPC

The National Population Council (NPC) has called on the various traditional authorities to support the Council’s efforts to control the increasing population growth in the country. Dr Leticia Adelaide Appiah, Executive Director of the NPC, said controlled population growth is key to producing quality human resources to propel development, attain …

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Ghana launches maiden SDGs Indicator Baseline report

Professor George Gyan-Baffour, Minister of Planning on Thursday launched Ghana’s maiden Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Indicator Baseline Report in Accra. The 121-page report, sets the baseline for a selection of indications that serves as the basis for monitoring and tracking of progress towards achieving the SDGs and the corresponding African …

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Upper East Regional Minister hands over

Mr Rockson Ayine Bukari, the Upper East Regional Minister has handed over the administration of the Region to Mr Frank Fuseini Adongo, the Deputy Regional Minister, to assume his new position as Minister of State at the Presidency. Speaking at a brief ceremony to hand over, the out-going Minister said …

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Weed out counterfeit electrical dealers – CDA Consult

Stakeholders in the electrical product business have been challenged to take up the fight to weed out fake dealers in the system to protect the sanctity of the sector. The proliferation of counterfeit electrical products and electronic appliances was dangerous not only to human lives but also impede and dent …

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Ghana’s banking sector highly exposed to fraud – BoG

Ghana’s banking sector is said to be highly exposed to different fraud types such as cyber fraud, suppression of cash and deposits, forgery of documents and alteration of accounts.  Dr. Joseph France, the Head of Financial Stability at the Bank of Ghana made the remarks at a sensitization workshop organized …

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Government to use refined bauxite to pay-off ‘Infrastructure Barter Arrangement’ with China – Bawumia

The Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, on Wednesday said the Government will use refined bauxite in the country to pay-off the cost of infrastructure that would be constructed by the Sinohydro Corporation of China. Government has signed a two-billion-dollar Infrastructure Barter Arrangement with Sinohydro Corporation and Vice President Bawumia said …

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Tax evasion is the major challenge in Ghana – Awal

Dr Mohammed Ibrahim Awal, the Minister of Business Development, has said the evasion of taxes in the country, was hurting government’s quest to mobilise revenue for development. “The biggest challenge in this country is tax evasion, 12 million people are working in Ghana and less than two million people pay …

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Government to produce biodegradable plastic bags from cassava – Bawumia

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia on Wednesday disclosed that government is exploring ways of using cassava flour to produce biodegradable plastic bags since it would help the country to deal with the current sanitation challenges. He said an entrepreneur had already approached his outfit with a proposal and had given …

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PZ Cussons and Ghana Medical Association sign endorsement agreement

PZ Cussons Ghana, a leading producer and distributor of personal and homecare products, has signed an agreement with the Ghana Medical Association (GMA) in Accra, to signify GMA’s endorsement of the Camel brand. Mr David Afflu, the Business Unit Director for PZ Cussons Ghana, signed on behalf of the Company, …

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