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Oil revenue not equally distributed – PIAC Report

A study by the Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC) has shown that revenue accrued from Ghana’s Jubilee fields was not evenly distributed among the regions in the country.   This implies that the Petroleum Revenue Management Act, which mandates ...

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NPA to announce new fuel prices Tuesday

The National Petroleum Authority (NPA) is set to take a decision on the prices of fuel products Tuesday, December 30.   This will follow a review meeting by the NPA on Monday, December 29, following the considerable fall in the ...

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Ghana Gas blows $1bn on Atuabo

Contrary to the impression created by the Ghana National Gas Company (GNGC) Limited that it used between $700 million and $800 million to construct the Atuabo Gas Processing Plant, it has now emerged that it actually spent over $1 billion ...

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Mahama to commission Kpong water expansion project

President John Mahama will symbolically turn on the pumps at the Kpong Water Supply Expansion Project today. This will deliver about 20 million gallons of water per day to communities in Adenta, Madina, Kwabenya, North and East Legon and its ...

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Cocain saga: Alhaji Dawood 5 others for court today

The court will today a hear a case in which Alhaji Dawood and five others have been accused of aiding Nayele Ametefeh to transport 12 kg of cocaine to the United Kingdom. The accused persons, Alhaji Dawood, a businessman, Nana ...

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GRIDCo: Power cuts to reduce during Christmas season if…

Power supply to homes will improve this Christmas if the Ghana Grid Company (GRIDCo) is able to secure extra supply from neighboring Côte d’Ivoire to support current generation capacity. Systems Control Manager at the power transmission company, Frank Otchere, told Joy News residential areas ...

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E/R University to be based in Somanya

President John Dramani Mahama has revealed that the university promised in the National Democratic Congress’ 2012 manifesto to be established in the Eastern Region will be situated in Somanya in the Yilo Krobo District.   President Mahama added that cabinet ...

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Weak Governance structures accounted for SADA’s woes- Board Chairperson

The new Board of the Savannah Accelerated Development Authority (SADA), has blamed the financial mismanagement and malfeasance that rocked SADA, on weak governance systems and institutional structures put in place to govern its operations.   Speaking at the Fourth SADA ...

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Mother, daughter killed in fierce fire

A 28-year-old mother of three, together with her daughter, was yesterday burnt to death in a fierce fire that gut­ted their two-bedroom self-contained apartment at Mataheko in Accra. The woman, identified as Pearl Arlu, and her daughter Shamalisa Arlu – ...

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Maternal mortality rate increasing in Ghana – WHO

The Maternal Mortality Estimation Inter-Agency Group of the World Health Organisation estimated that Ghana’s maternal mortality rate has gone up from 350 per 100,000 live births to 380.   The report also indicated that in 2013, an estimated 3,100 women ...

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