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Government pushes laws for Automotive Industry

Government is pushing for the passage of a law to facilitate the birth of the Ghana Automotive Industry. The law which is an amendment to the Customs Act, 2015 (Act 891) will provide legal backing for the incentives that Ghanaian car manufacturers will enjoy under the Ghana Automotive Industry Policy. The implementation of the Policy […]

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Emelia Brobbey discloses how much she charges for movie roles

Actress Emelia Brobbey has revealed she charges between GHC 3000 and 3,500 for movie roles, stressing that the amount is moderate. Although she was reluctant in disclosing how much she takes before accepting a script and appearing on set, the actress in an interview with Joy Prime gave a range saying, “I charge between maybe […]

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New business registrations rise in 2019

Data obtained from the Registrar General’s Department (RGD) reveals that new business name and company registrations for January 2020 hit close to 7, 000, the Goldstreet Business can confirm. This continues the significant increase in new business registrations that started last year. Comparatively, new business registrations recorded during the second half of 2019 registered a […]

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Dr Fidelis Landy, ardent critic of the Mahama administration writes: The Houdini change

I wrote against the Mahama administration because of corruption. NDC diehards would like me to use the word perceived corruption. But I would refuse because there was corruption all over the place. I stood against this corruption hoping for a change. The alternative was the NPP who promised us heaven and earth. I was sold […]

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Ken Ofori-Atta ‘plotted’ uniBank collapse – Dr Asiama

Embattled former Deputy Governor of the Bank of Ghana, Dr Johnson Asiama is blaming the Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta for the collapse of uniBank. According to Dr Asiama, the finance minister refused to save uniBank during its liquidity crisis. In a statement issued by lawyers of Dr Asiama, the former official of the central bank […]

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Auditor-General begs Senior Minister for more time

Auditor-General(A-G) Daniel Yao Domelovo is pleading with the Senior Minister Yaw Osafo-Maafo for more time to access, collate and file evidence and documents he claims to have based his purported disallowance and surcharge decision on against Osafo-Maafo and four other eminent public officers. Mr. Domelovo has refused to file the said documents in the high […]

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Youth smoking faeces, drinking sanitary pads worrying – NACOB

Issahaque Bakuri, the Upper West Regional Head of the Narcotics Control Board (NACOB) has expressed worry about some youth who smoke dried faeces and soak used sanitary pads to drink. “There is a new trend in which the youth are abusing drugs. They mix dried faeces with other substances like marijuana and smoke while others […]

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World Trade Center Accra partners govt on diasporan initiative

THE WORLD Trade Centre (WTC) Accra has announced a series of activities in line with government’s “Beyond the Return” initiative. General Manager of WTC Accra, Edem Kofi Yevutsey, commenting on the cooperation, said WTC Accra would, this year, leverage its global reach to attract Diaspora investment and capital into Ghana. “In lending our full support […]

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An open letter to the Electoral Commission of Ghana

Dear Electoral Commission, To know you and not to love your goodness in providing a comparatively free, fair and credible election in Ghana will be an argument of a total want of sense in anyone. In us, the citizens of Ghana, it will amount to the highest ingratitude not to feel in the most sensible […]

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Dozens escape death in another Accra-Kumasi highway accident

Dozens of passengers in two buses escaped death on the Asuobi stretch of the Accra-Kumasi highway Saturday afternoon in an accident involving multiple buses. The incident occurred around 5:40 pm, Saturday. Reports reaching starrfm.com.gh indicate that a Jeoun bus and a Hyundai Bus speeding from the Kumasi direction veered off the road in an attempt […]

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