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Suspected armed robbers attack Tatale-bound bus

Four persons suspected to be part of an armed robbery syndicate operating between Yendi and Tatale in the Northern Region allegedly attacked a Benz bus with registration number GT 1194 –H travelling from Tamale to Tatale. Detective Inspector Gariba Kwesi of the Yendi Divisional Criminal Investigation Department (CID) office in …

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No salvaged car importation into Ghana from November 1, 2020

The law banning the importation of salvaged vehicles into Ghana comes into effect on November 1, 2020. Shipping agents, Importers and freight forwarders were therefore advised to properly counsel their clients on importing such vehicles to Ghana and its consequences. Parliament, in March, passed the Customs (Amendment) Bill, 2020 an …

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NGO appeals for tax reduction on sanitary pads

The Youth Harvest Foundation Ghana (YHFG), a Non-Governmental Organisation, has appealed to the Government to reduce the tax on sanitary pads to make them affordable. “It will also be welcome news if Government could issue free supplies of it for the girls”. Ms Augustina Dechegme Achigibah, the Evidence to Action: …

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Ghana marks Pan African Women’s Day

Ghana on Friday joined the international community to mark the Pan African Women’s Day, which recognises the foremothers for their fight towards the Liberation of the African Continent. It is on the theme: “Unity in Diversity – Fight against Racism and COVID-19 towards Women Empowerment”. Ms Cynthia Mamle Morrision, the …

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Speed up disbursement of stimulus package to MSMEs – AGI  

Mr Dela Gadzanku, the Volta/Eastern/Oti Chair of the Association of Ghana Industries (AGI), has appealed to the government to speed up the disbursement of the Coronavirus stimulus package to businesses. He said businesses were looking up to the package and urged the government to expedite plans to enable medium-scale industries …

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