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Ghana lost over $900M in oil royalties, taxes – Think Tank

An oil and gas policy think tank, Centre for Natural Resources and Environmental Management (CNREM), has alleged that Ghana lost about $902.45 million in the oil sector because some of the oil companies paid less taxes and royalties to the country. According to the centre, although the oil resource is in Ghana, the county makes less than 20% of the ...

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Gender Ministry to partner Autism Aid App project

The Deputy Minister of Gender, Children, and Social Protection, Gifty Twum, says her Ministry will partner the autism aid app project to do a national registration exercise for children living with Special-Needs. She also commended the Autism Ambassadors of Ghana for their good work to create awareness of autism, and the need to give people living with Autism the needed ...

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Soldier, police officer, one other arrested for allegedly robbing bank customers

Three persons, comprising a soldier, a policeman and an unemployed man, have been arrested for allegedly attacking and robbing some customers of banks on the Spintex Road, Lapaz and other parts of Accra. The names of the suspects have been given by the police as Corporal Bernard Tsagli, a soldier attached to the 37 Military Hospital; Corporal Isaac Amejor, a ...

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Photos: Selina Beb Showcases Kente At 2018 New Orleans Fashion Week

Ghanaian accessory brand Selina Beb, once again carried the flag of Ghana high when she showcased her latest collection the “Kente Collection” at the New Orleans Fashion Week in the US. The Kente Collection was inspired by Selina Bebaako-Mensah, Creative Director and CEO of the brand to design a collection that truly portrays the beautiful Ghanaian culture and identity. Selina ...

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A Good Leader Fights Selfishness

Bishop Dag Heward-Mills

Selfishness is the art of thinking about yourself. Everyone thinking only about himself has led to a very evil and difficult world. Our world is filled with seven billion selfish and greedy people running around trying hard to get something for themselves. No wonder we have the chaos that we have! Selfishness is the root of many evils in our ...

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Liberia – the country where citizenship depends on your skin colour

Tony Hage has lived in Liberia for more than 50 years. It is where he went to university. Where he met his wife. Where he set up his successful business. He has stayed when so many others have fled the country’s years of unrest- determined to see the country he loves and calls home succeed. But Mr Hage, it could ...

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Ghana Shippers’ Authority clarifies position on port fumigation

The Ghana Shippers’ Authority (GSA) has clarified the reason behind its decision to abandon the fumigation contract signed by itself as the client, the Ghana Health Service (GHS), as the regulator, and LCB Worldwide Ghana Limited, as the service provider. It explained that the contract contained clauses that were not in favour of the country and also not in line ...

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Seek welfare of cocoa farmers – Osafo-Maafo charges joint committee

Osafo Maafo

The Senior Minister, Mr Yaw Osafo-Maafo, has charged the Joint Cocoa Committee of Ghana and Cote d’ Ivoire to come up with programmes and policies that would improve the welfare of the farmers in the sector. He said in spite of the numerous challenges bedevilling the sector, improving the quality of life of the farmers should be the topmost priority ...

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KMA decongestion team ‘fights’ hawkers on pavements

The Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA), is determined to sustain the exercise to rid the streets of petty traders in its decongestion exercise. According to the KMA, measures have been instituted to ensure traders comply with directives under the decongestion exercise. Graphic Online’s Kumasi photographer, Emmanuel Baah on Monday captured the KMA taskforce struggling with one of the traders who had ...

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Unleashing the Power of Women and Girls

“Women’s history is women’s right” declared Gerda Lerner, considered the “mother” of Women’s History Month.  “It is an essential, indispensable heritage from which we can draw pride, comfort, courage and long-range vision.”  Thirty-eight years after President Jimmy Carter drew on Lerner’s words in his proclamation establishing the original Women’s History Week, I ask us to consider:  How are we doing, ...

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