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Your Ghana Card will be Tax ID Number for easy business transactions

The Parliamentary Candidate for the New Patriotic Party in the Mpraeso Constituency, Davis Ansah Opoku (OPK), has urged market women to brace themselves for more support from the Government as it plans to use Ghana Card number as Tax Identification Number. Mr Opoku made this revelation during the sod-cutting ceremony for the construction of a modern market for the people of Asakraka in ...

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Consider heavy metal hyper accumulating plant technology in the mining sector-Ofosu-Peasah

An Energy and Extractive Governance Expert Mr. Gideon Ofosu-Peasah is calling on miners especially those in the Artisanal and Small-Scale sector to consider the use of the hyper accumulative technology in their operations since it preserves the environment and sustains it for future use.The hyperaccumulators are used as an alternative low-cost means of extracting heavy metals from the metal contaminated ...

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Pressure on gov’t to expedite action towards conversion of extant leases

Pressure is mounting on the Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources, the Forestry Commission and the Parliament of Ghana to expedite action towards conversion of extant leases in order to make Ghana the first African Country to trade in FLEGT licensed Timber. Civil Society has noticed a dip in the pace of implementation of certain critical final steps that will ...

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Platform on SDGs supplies 5000 face masks, education material to Ghanaians

The Civil Society Platform on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) has rolled out the second phase of its COVID- 19 response by supplying 5000 face masked and 9000 Information Education and Communication sticker materials to a section of vulnerable Ghanaians. The items according to the Platform are to be shared to Persons with Disability (PWDs), Street Children, the Aged and the ...

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Ghana-Nigeria culture of co-operation and brotherliness will continue – President Akufo-Addo

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has pledged to do whatever is necessary to strengthen the already-strong relations between Ghana and the Federal Republic of Nigeria. According to President Akufo-Addo, it is important for the progress of West Africa and, indeed, Africa, that Ghana and Nigeria are seen to be working together, and has assured that the two ...

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Ghanaians must bury their political differences to build a prosperous nation – MP

Samuel Aye Paye, the Member of Parliament (MP) for Ayensuano has called on Ghanaians to bury their political differences and build a prosperous nation for the future generations together. He said President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has laid a solid foundation for the growth of the country and needed another term to complete his laudable development agenda. Aye Paye made the call ...

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Government’s free water for all relief faces a serious threat – ASTOWAS

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s COVID-19 “free water for all intervention” faces a serious threat as some service providers in rural areas begin to sell water to sustain their economic activities. According to the Association of Small Towns Water Supply Systems-Ghana (ASTOWAS), many service providers in the rural communities could not continue to provide water relief because they were financially bankrupt. Addressing a ...

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FULL TEXT: Nigeria urges Ghana to revisit law on US$1 million business capital

The Speaker of the House of Representatives of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Femi Gbajabiamila, has made some far-reaching proposals in a hope to bring an end to the current retail trade war between Nigerian traders doing business in Ghana and their Ghanaian counterparts. During a ‘Legislative Diplomacy’ bilateral meeting with Ghanaian lawmakers and some top government officials, as part ...

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Why do stories of fatherless Chinese kids in Africa disempower African women?

As trade and development between Africa and China expands, another layer of relations is growing into uncovered territory. Afro-Chinese children in both Africa and China are increasing in number as a product of various circumstances. The concerns around their status in society and the origin of their identity will need to be addressed sooner or later. African women and fatherless ...

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Chadwick Boseman’s hometown working on statue to honour him

Chadwick Boseman’s hometown is already hard at work on a statue that’ll pay tribute to the “Black Panther” star … but those who want it to replace a Confederate memorial shouldn’t hold their breath. A spokesperson for Mayor Terence Roberts’ Office in Anderson, SC tells TMZ … the city is enthusiastically working on a permanent public tribute to honour the ...

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