Fri, 19-Oct-2018, 07:41
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Govt to begin removal of nuisance taxes

The Government will from next month begin the implementation of one of its flagship campaigns of abolishing some taxes that it says are harmful to the growth of businesses...
 
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Govt provides GH¢ 55m for book, research allowance

 A provision of GH¢55 million has been made in the 2017 budget for the payment of book and research allowances of lecturers of public universities, the Minister of Education, Dr Matthew Opoku-Prempeh, has revealed...
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Free SHS begins September 2017

Beginning September this year, all Ghanaian students who will be admitted into the various public senior high schools (SHS) will not pay any fees, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has said...
 
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Ghana receives $250m for HIV/AIDS

The chairman, Country Coordinating Mechanism (CCM) Ghana, of the Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, Collins Agyarko-Nti, who disclosed this at the Civil Society Forum in Accra on Wednesday, said the amount covered 2015 to 2017 fiscal years.
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Tema ECG to build more sub-stations

The Tema Region of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) would by the end of 2017, construct new stations to improve power supply and consumption within the region.
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‘Ghana’s 40-yr devt plan is irrelevant’

Planning Minister-designate, Professor George Gyan-Baffour, has observed that Ghana’s 40-year development plan, put together by the National Development Planning Commission (NDPC), is irrelevant...
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Ghana to learn from best practices in job creation

Ghana would learn from the best practices in Kenya, India, and other partners, to complement its strategies for giving decent jobs to vulnerable people, towards the eradication of hunger and poverty by 2030...
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Tullow revenue falls by 21% to $1.27bn

Tullow Oil recorded sales revenue fall by 21 per cent to $1.27 billion and gross profit down eight per cent to $546.9 million, the oil and gas firm said yesterday. Announcing its full year results for the year to 3...
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Government committed to IMF deal

The government has decided to fully complete the International Monetary Fund (IMF) programme, the Finance Minister, Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, has said...