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JUSAG calls off strike

The Judicial Service Staff Association of Ghana (JUSAG) has called off its indefinite strike. A statement signed by Mr Alex Nartey, National President of JUSAG, and issued to the Ghana News Agency, in Accra, said the leadership of the Association met with the Management of Judicial Service today to deliberate …

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‘Okada’ rider jailed 10 years for robbery

The Nsawam Circuit Court has sentenced Eric Ahedor, a 24-year-old ‘Okada’ rider for 10 years imprisonment with hard labour for robbery. The convict pleaded guilty for robbing Mr Isaac Apiadu Opare, a photographer. Prosecuting, Police Chief Inspector Dodzi, told the court presided by Madam Andley Kocuvi-Tay that the complainant Mr …

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PZ Ghana records GH¢42.5m profit in 2019

PZ Cussons Ghana Limited recorded a net profit of GH¢42.5 million in 2019 as against GH¢6.5 million in 2018. However, revenue fell from GH¢111.6 million to GH¢106.5 million representing a decline of 4.5 per cent while operating profit improved at GH¢28.6 million as compared to GH¢3.3 million in the year …

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Ghana Police to construct 70 operational centres

The Ghana Police Service (GPS) will commence the construction of 70 prefabricated operational centres to improve policing in 2020 towards ensuring peace the peace of the nation before, during and after the general election. Mr. Ken Ofori-Atta, who made the announcement when he presented the 2020 Budget Statement and Economic …

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Government will strongly push for domestic revenue mobilisation

Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, the Minister of Finance on Wednesday said government will in 2020, make a strong push for domestic revenue mobilisation, business regulatory reforms, and intensify drive for foreign direct investment, digitalisation, science and technology. He said this would consolidate the gains achieved within the last three years and …

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2020 Budget: No new tax imposition

The Finance Minister, Mr Ken Ofori-Atta on Wednesday presented the 2020 Budget Statement and Economic Policy without imposition of new taxes on businesses. He announced that a National Development Bank and an Enterprise Credit Scheme would be established to provide finance to industry, businesses, mortgage and entrepreneurs. The 2020 Budget, …

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Government reiterates commitment to support GRA

Government has reiterated its commitment to provide the necessary support to the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) in their ongoing reforms for 2020 and the medium term to optimize revenue collection. The full year yield from the 2019 midyear revenue measures are expected to be robust in 2020 to complement tax …

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