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Vodafone Ghana introduces occupational safety rules

Vodafone Ghana, has introduced a fatality protection programme, to protect its employees, partners, assigns and contractors from fatal accidents and injuries while on the job. Vodafone’s health and safety standards known as “The Six Absolute Rules”, are meant to be implemented throughout all Vodafone operations in the country and with …

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TiGo recruits 33 youth to help increase subscriber-base

TiGo Mobile Telecom, one of the leading telecomm operators in the country, has recruited 33 people in the Upper West Region to help promote and increase the customer base of the company. The 33 employees, mainly young people, would make daily sales of TiGo phones and SIM cards to the …

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TOR in discussion with Surnergy for supply of one million barrels of oil

Ghana’s only refinery, the Tema Oil Refinery  (TOR) has reached an advanced stage of discussion with Sunergy Inc., for the supply of one million barrels of petroleum products, the company has said in a press release. According to the company, it has formed a strategic alliance with a Global Petroleum …

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Mills asks agencies to step up revenue mobilisation

President John Evans Atta Mills on Tuesday called on the nation’s revenue collection agencies to increase their efforts at revenue mobilisation and arrest the vast leakage in the tax system. He said accelerated national development rests on adequate revenue mobilisation and cautioned revenue officials against smuggling, undervaluation and collusion. President …

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District APRM meets development partners

District Oversight Committees (DOCs) of the Africa Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) have met development partners to deliberate on the Role of District Oversight Committees in Popular Participation and Decentralization. A statement from the National APRM Office in Accra named the districts as Mfantsiman in the Central Region and Shama in …

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Religious bodies urged to provide employable skills for members

Mr Mahmud Khalid, Upper West Regional Minister, has called on religious organisations to show more concern to the provision of basic employable skills to their members to make them self-reliant. He said there was too much concentration on spirituality and doctrines to the detriment of helping Church members with skills …

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Nigeria resumes gas supply to Ghana for power generation

Following uncertainties over some months, Nigeria has finally resumed the supply of natural gas for the West Africa Gas Pipeline project, and Ghana will be able to power its electricity plant at Aboadze. The ThisDay citing a Reuters report said Nigeria has restarted the supply of 30 million standard cubic …

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Business slow for shop owners during Easter holidays

The atmosphere at the Mallam Atta Market in Accra said it all— business activities were slow. When ghanabusinessnews.com visited a cross-section of shop owners at the market on Easter Monday, the general sentiment was that goods are not selling this past few months and especially this Easter period. Bernice, a …

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Construction of GH¢60,000 library complex in Tatale begins

The Northern Regional Minister Mr. Moses Bukari Mabengba has congratulated the chiefs, elders and the Basare Youth Association for organizing their annual national congress to share ideas, identify challenges that confront. He stated that the challenges that confront them were not different from those of their other brothers and sisters …

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Kwabre District Assembly launches programme to reduce poverty

The Kwabre District Assembly in the Ashanti Region has launched a programme to fight poverty and improve education especially in its rural communities. To enable it implement the programme, the district had acquired land banks for distribution to unemployed youth who are eager to go into agriculture. Mr Adams Iddisah, …

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