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ICU demands formula for automatic adjustments of tariff 

The Industrial and Commercial Workers Union (ICU) has called on the Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC) to make the Automatic Tariff Adjustment Formula (AAF) known to the public. Mr Solomon Kotei, ICU General Secretary, said when this is done it would enable the public to better appreciate it and accept …

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“First Port Rule” comes into operation in March

The “First Port Rule” an arrangement, that allows customs officials from neighbouring landlocked countries, Burkina Faso and Mali, to set up desks at Ghana’s Ports to collect taxes on transit goods, would become operational by the end of March, this year. Mr Isaac Crentsil, the Commissioner of the Customs Division, …

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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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