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TUC makes proposals on trade, ECG, others for March budget

The Ghana Trades Union Congress (TUC) has made key proposals on various aspects of the economy for the March 1, 2017, budget statement which it says will empower workers. In a 17-page document released on Monday, February 20, the umbrella organisation of unionised workers made key recommendations on employment, labour …

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Government tinkers with tax cuts

The Economic Management Team of government is pondering which taxes to abolish and the ones to increase, as it looks to take the shackles off the private sector. Senior Minister, Yaw Osafo Maafo, who is also a member of the Economic Management Team of the Akufo-Addo-led administration, speaking at a …

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NPA refutes imminent fuel shortage claim

The National Petroleum Authority (NPA) has urged the public to dismiss claims that there could be an imminent fuel shortage for petrol and LPG. According to the NPA, there is enough fuel to last the nation for the next six weeks adding as far as the NPA is concerned, there …

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Cocoa Processing Company runs out of chocolate ahead of Val’s Day

The Kumasi Office of the Cocoa Processing Company (CPC), Ghana’s chocolate producers, has run out of the supply of the product ahead of the celebration of this year’s Valentine Day (Chocolate Day). Both retailers and chocolate consumers in the metropolis are getting increasingly disappointed at the shortage and have been …

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Stop charging unlawful fares- market women cautions Drivers

Some drivers in the Ketu North district of the Volta region have put it upon themselves to charge unlawful lorry fares during Dzodze markets days. The issue of the increase in the amount of fares usually happens during market days evening between Dzodze and Denu. Some passengers who disclosed this …

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Akufo-Addo assures of better economic times soon

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has assured that Ghana, under his leadership, will be returned onto the path of progress and prosperity, adding that “very soon the difficulties in our economic circumstances are going to be a thing of a past”. According to President Akufo-Addo, “steps …

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Boakye-Appiah appointed caretaker boss for ECG

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has appointed engineer Samuel Boakye-Appiah as new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG). Ing. Boakye-Appiah will act as caretaker CEO until a substantive person is approved. “As a caretaker CEO, you will not take decisions that have policy implications until …

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