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Kejetia phase 2 to cost 248 million Euros – KMA Mayor

The Chief Executive Officer of the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA), Mr Osei Assibey Antwi says the phase two construction works on the Kejetia-Central Market project would commence soon. Actual construction, he noted, will begin as soon as the KMA finalizes relocation plans it is thinking through with traders at the main central market arena. Scheduled discussions, he revealed would take ...

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N1 Highway to be rid of hawkers – MCE assures

Newly elected Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) for Okaikwei North Municipal Assembly, Nii Boye Laryea has vowed to clear hawkers along the George Walker Bush Highway, also known as the N1 Highway. The MCE has observed it is particularly necessary to get rid of those hawkers at the Lapaz stretch of the highway which has been turned into a business hub, ...

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Wontumi pleads with Abronye DC and Owusu Bempah to ‘forgive’ NPP

The Ashanti Regional Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Bernard Antwi Boasiako, has pleaded with two people to forgive the party for neglecting them. Boasiako, better known as Chairman Wontumi, stated that claims by top party official, Abronye DC, and Rev. Owusu Bempah, the leader of the Glorious Word Power Ministry, of neglect by the party are valid. He ...

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Tithes and offerings are no go area for GRA – GRA Boss

Commissioner General of the General Revenue Authority (GRA), Emmanuel Kofi Nti, has observed that the tithes and offerings of churches are not taxable by the Ghana Revenue Authority. Responding to whether the Authority has an intention of taxing churches, Mr Nti, however, indicated that GRA strives on intelligence, therefore pastors claiming to have multi-million properties should be ready for the ...

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NDC directs all members to boycott Ghana Card registration

The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has directed all its members to boycott registration for the Ghana Card from the National Identification Authority (NIA). A press release signed by General Secretary Johnson Asiedu Nketiah on Monday, 23 July 2018, explained that the Functional Executive Committee (FEC) at its meeting on Thursday, 12 July 2018, took a decision not to participate ...

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No Ghana Card, no job – Kusi Boafo to Public Servants

The Chief Executive Officer of the Public Sector Reforms, Thomas Kusi Boafo says all employees at the Public sector without the New Ghana Card will be losing their jobs shortly following reforms at the sector. According to him, it has become crucial to change the work culture at the Public sector and hence the automation of the public service is ...

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PMMC has lost rights to license gold dealers – Lawyer reveals

The Precious Minerals Marketing Company (PMMC) has lost the rights to license gold exporters and it is not the body to authorise the operations of Menzgold, a top lawyer in the country revealed on Thursday. Kwame Akuffo, the lawyer for Menzgold, revealed that the Minerals Commission is the body that authorizes Menzgold’s trading in gold despite claims by the PMMC ...

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AMERI Deal: MoF, AG, VRA were consulted – Parliament Energy Committee

It has emerged that top government officials and agencies were involved in the renegotiation of the botched controversial AMERI deal which led to the sacking of the Energy Minister Boakye Agyarko. A memorandum accompanying the Novation and amendment deal and in possession of Starr News proves the involvement of several other government agencies including the Ministry of Finance, the Attorney ...

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