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Yendi water treatment plant closed as river runs low

The Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) in Yendi, in the Northern Region, has closed its water treatment plant in the town. The shut down follows the low level of the Dakar River where raw water is taken for the production drinking water for thousands of residents. The situation has compelled the residents to buy water at higher prices from private ...

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Taskforce set up to stop open defecation

The Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture has set up a taskforce to patrol coastal areas to check open defecation along the beaches. The sector Minister, Mrs Catherine Afeku, said the taskforce, which would be headed by workers in charge of dungeons and forts along the coast from the Ghana Museums and Monuments Board (GMMB), would be pivotal to ensure ...

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Don’t prevent fee-owing students from writing WASSCE – GES warns

The Ghana Education Service (GES) has cautioned heads of Senior High School (SHS) to desist from preventing final year students who owed school fees from writing the ongoing West Africa Senior School Certificate Examinations (WASSCE). A memo signed by the Director General of the GES, Prof Kwasi Opoku-Amankwa to the Regional Directors of the GES said it had come to ...

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Domestic resource mobilisation key to Ghana Beyond Aid – Vice President Bawumia

Vice President Bawumia

Government’s desire and ability to mobilise and maximise domestic revenue is an integral part of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s vision of a Ghana Beyond Aid, the Vice President of the Republic, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has underscored. Thus, government is putting in place the necessary blocks, such as the issuance of a national ID Card, a National Digital Property Addressing ...

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General Public Cautioned To Secure Tax Identification Numbers

The Ghana Revenue Authority has appealed to persons who are yet to register for the Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) to take steps to do so as it begins the enforcement of the law. With effect from April 1, 2018, a person without the TIN, an 11-digit unique number given to identify Taxpayers and enable GRA to credit them whenever they ...

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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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