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Government dumps controversial tow levy

By Daniel NONOR, ACCRA
Government will not go ahead to implement the controversial tow levy. The proposed tow levy generated so much public outcry.

Ghanaian, African soldiers trained in anti-terrorism

The Ghana Armed Forces Command and Staff College has, for the first time, offered training in counter-terrorism to help the military deal swiftly with terrorism.

President commends BoG’s contribution to national devt

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has applauded Bank of Ghana’s (BoG) pivotal role in promoting the country’s socio-economic development.

GRA to clampdown on unregistered businesses

The Debt Management Team of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has asked qualified businesses that are not registered to do so with immediate effect to avoid any embarrassment.

e-zwich Payment Distribution System records 94% growth

The use of e-zwich to pay salaries and other forms of emoluments, christened e-zwich Payment Distribution System (PDS), saw a 94 per cent jump in the first half of this year, compared to the same period last year. The total volume of the transactions went up from over 700,000 to over 1.3 million. This is contained in the half-year performance report released by the Ghana Interbank Payment and Settlement Systems (GhIPSS).

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NIB to refocus on industrial devt

The National Investment Bank (NIB) would be redirected to its original mandate of stimulating industrial development for faster national economic growth, in accordance with government’s ambitious industrialisation agenda, says Trade and Industry Minister, Alan Kyerematen.

Prez Akufo-Addo leaves for Equatorial Guinea


The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, leaves Ghana today for a three-day official visit to the Republic of Equatorial Guinea, at the invitation of its President, His Excellency Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo.

Prez Akufo-Addo thanks Presbyterian Church for support, prayers

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has expressed his profound appreciation to the leadership and membership of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana for the prayers and support given to him and his party, the New Patriotic Party (NPP), in the run-up to the December 2016 elections.

Veep hands over $1m relief items to Sierra Leone

Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia last Saturday handed over relief items and cash worth a total of $1 million to the government and people of Sierra Leone in the wake of the flooding disaster that struck the country a few days ago.

Lebanese community awards 12 KNUST law students with scholarship

THE Lebanese community in Ghana has awarded its prestigious scholarship scheme for the 2017-2018 academic year to 12 law students of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) at a brief but colourful ceremony at the university’s campus in Kumasi.