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Do thorough land search before making payments – Officer

The Lands Commission has advised individuals and corporate entities ready to purchase land from real estate companies to conduct a search to validate the interest in the land before advancing payment. Mr Timothy Anyidoho, the Greater Accra Regional Lands Officer, gave the advice during an Editors’ Forum in Accra on …

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Newmont and Ghana government agree to pay GH¢45m to 8,000 illegal structure owners in mining project

Newmont Africa has concluded discussions with the government, traditional authorities and community stakeholders and commenced payment for the removal of over 8,000 speculative unauthorised structures in the $850 million Ahafo North Mining Project. An Inter-Agency Committee led by the Deputy Minister of Lands and Natural Resources responsible for mining and …

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Akufo-Addo to receive Star of the Youth of Ghana award

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo will on the commemoration of the International Day of the Youth be conferred Star of the Youth of Ghana award by the National Youth Authority (NYA). The confirmation will be in recognition of the President’s initiatives and programmes to elevate the livelihoods of young people …

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Lotto agent in court for allegedly stealing GH¢700,000

A lotto agent who allegedly forged lotto booklets to siphon GH¢700,000 belonging to Rand Lotto Company has appeared before an Accra Circuit Court. Charged with stealing, Emmanuel Mbir, 33, pleaded not guilty to the charge of stealing. The prosecution is expected to amend a charge of forgery of documents for …

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ISSER calls for aggressive domestic revenue mobilization

The Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER) has called for aggressive domestic revenue mobilization through efficient tax and non-tax revenue generating measures to firm the country’s fiscal space. The Institute also called for a unified common platform for collecting property rates to boost domestic revenue. Professor Peter Quartey, …

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