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Manhyia North MP ‘desperate for attention’ – Ablakwa

The Minority Spokesperson on Foreign Affairs, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, has chided the Chairman of Parliament’s Defence and Interior Committee, Collins Owusu Amankwah, for suggesting that the North Tongu MP, would be dragged before the Privileges Committee over a press conference he addressed in relation to Ghanaians fighting for the so-called Islamic …

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Nana Addo’s appointees showing signs of corruption – Rev. Martey

Former Moderator of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana, Reverend Professor Emmanuel Martey, believes that some officials of the 10-month old New Patriotic Party (NPP) administration, are already showing signs of corruption. The man, who blatantly criticized officials of the erstwhile Mahama administration for being corruptand having mismanaged the country, appears …

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Fuel stations to undergo electrical wiring audit

The Energy Commission is set to launch an audit of all electrical wiring at the various fuel stations by the end of this month [October]. The move is among others to ensure compliance by the various fuel stations with the mandatory ten year audit of all electrical wiring systems. Citi …

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Declining cocoa prices cost Ghana $ 1bn annually

Ghana is losing at least 1 billion dollars every year from the declining prices of cocoa on the international market. The development is also said to be impacting on projected revenue from the cash crop to improve operations in the subsector. The development notwithstanding, the government has maintained the producer …

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A Member of Parliament’s Finance Committee, Isaac Adongo, has accused the government of not showing enough commitment towards the passage of the Zongo Development Fund Bill. Speaking to Citi News, Isaac Adongo, who is also the NDC MP for Bolgatanga Central, noted that, the delay was a calculated attempt by …

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I travel with 7 vehicles, not 16 – Bawumia reacts to Prof Adei

Vice-President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has dismissed the claim that his convoy is made up of 16 vehicles. In a statement Saturday Dr Bawumia said, his team uses the maximum of seven vehicles for trips outside the capital Accra. The statement from the Office of the Vice President was reacting to …

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4,000 Agric college graduates to be employed in 2018 – Gov’t

The Ministry of Food and Agriculture has announced that it will employ over 4, 000 graduates from agricultural colleges in the country in 2018. The Ministry also announced that it had tabled the requests from the students for the restoration of their allowances before Cabinet. The announcement was made following agitations …

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Govt to issue energy bond in tranches

Government has disclosed it is considering to issue its energy bond in batches of two or three. Citi Business News understands this may be the case as it will attract relatively lower yields and reduce the debt repayment burden. The decision to avoid a wholesale issuing of the estimated 10 …

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