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Ghana Producer Price Index drops to 4.4% within a month in 2018 – GSS

The cost of production of goods for the month of December 2018 went down significantly according to the Ghana Statistical Service (GSS).  Per data from the service, the Producer Price Inflation (PPI) reduced to 4.4 per cent in December 2018 from the 6.5 per cent in November. The PPI measures …

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Nana Kobina Nketsiah V calls on judiciary to uphold truth 

Nana Kobina Nketsiah V, Omanhene of the Essikado Traditional Area has called for a transformation of the justice systems to reflect the Ghanaian heritage. He said reforming and making the laws in the justice delivery system to match the cultural norms and value could advance development and ensure more peace …

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Zoomlion unhappy with default payment of waste collection fees  

Waste management and sanitation company, Zoomlion, on Wednesday said it would not collect or empty domestic waste bins, if households fail to pay their monthly fees of GH¢30.00. The Company expressed its displeasure over the attitude of some households that had reneged on their obligation to pay the monthly charges, …

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Ghana’s population is 30.2 million

Mr. Kojo Adih, Acting Volta Regional Population Officer, National Population Council (NPC), has suggested that family planning methods should be made accessible and free for rural dwellers. He said that would help achieve a reduction in the fast growing population of the country, which currently stood at 30.2 million, according …

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Naahaa to get a soya-bean factory under 1D1F

The Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, Professor Frimpong Kwabena Boateng, has promised to establish a soybeans factory, under the One-District One-Factory, for farmers at Naahaa to promote the Sustainable Land and Water Management Project (SLWMP). In a working tour to the northern part of the country, under the …

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Our public finance now in order – President

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo Tuesday said Ghana’s public finance was now in order. He said the period when the country’s economic indicators “went haywire and through the roof are over.” “The days of disarray in our public finances, the reason for our recent marriage with the IMF, are over,” …

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Judiciary lacks financial independence – Chief Justice

Chief Justice Sophia Akuffo says the Judiciary lacks financial independence as it is not being adequately funded. She said the full budgetary support for the Judiciary was not being met although the Executive and the Legislative arms of Government had respected and complied with judicial decisions. “Even what is approved …

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Professor Atsu Ayee calls for reconstructing the Ghanaian society

Professor Joseph Atsu Ayee of the Political Science Department of the University of Ghana has called for reconstructing the Ghanaian society to build strong institutions for democratic consolidation. He said building strong institutions for democratic consolidation entailed reconstructing the Ghanaian state and society to internalise the values of developmental governance. …

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Fifth prosecution witness testifies in Major Mahama murder case

The fifth Prosecution witness in the trial of the alleged murderers of the late Major Maxwell Mahama on Tuesday started testifying in court. Mr Solomon Sackey told an Accra High Court that on that fateful day he took a stick in an attempt to hit the deceased but changed his …

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We need to support investigative journalism – Prof. Gadzekpo

Professor Audrey Gadzekpo, the Dean of the School of Information and Communication Studies, University of Ghana, has called on Ghanaians to fully support Investigative Journalism to consolidate the country’s democratic credentials. “Investigative Journalism takes time, resources, uses documentary, detective tools, research, and tenacity and it behooves on all and sundry …

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