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Tell us how oil money is used — ACEP Tell us how oil money is used — ACEP

The Africa Centre for Energy Policy (ACEP) is urging the government and all reporting agencies responsilble for the management of the country’s petroleum revenues to clearly tell Ghanaians how the oil revenue is being used, Read More

Why commercial drivers hardly make motor insurance claims Why commercial drivers hardly make motor insurance claims

Motor insurance is mandatory by law and also one of the most common and highly respected insurance policies in Ghana. Also known as vehicle/car/auto insurance, motor insurance is purchased for cars, trucks and other road vehicles, Read More

Ghana Ports And Harbours Issues Warning Ghana Ports And Harbours Issues Warning

Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA) has warned the general public not to transact port business on mediums like olx.com, tonaton.com among others due to reported cases fraud brought to their notice.

Mr. Paul Ansah, Marketing and Public Relations Manager, Tema port, who made this call during a media briefing in Tema on Tuesday, said the GPHA did not transact business on any private online platform, Read More

Interior Minister Wants IGP To Undertake Mass Transfers In Police Service Interior Minister Wants IGP To Undertake Mass Transfers In Police Service

Interior Minister, Mark Woyongo has directed the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Alhassan to immediately submit a detailed programme to effect mass transfers within the Service.

Mr. Woyongo says this has become necessary because, some police officers have stayed at one station “for too long” that they have compromised their professionalism and have become ineffective, Read More

Government justifies establishment of national airline Government justifies establishment of national airline

Government has defended its decision to establish a national airline.

According to the Deputy Minister of Transport, Joyce Bawa Mogtari ,“remember that this route is a very, very viable one , for now we have 41 national carriers plying this route , why can we not put our national carrier back in the sky to compete with the existing businesses(?)”.

Government’s move to go ahead with the establishment of the airline, is despite a warning by a former chief of staff Kwadwo Mpiani that, it is not economically viable, Read More

Ghanaian oil industry staff among lowest paid in the world Ghanaian oil industry staff among lowest paid in the world

The annual report on average annual salaries in the global oil and gas industry for the year 2013 indicates that Ghanaian workers in that industry are among the least paid in the world today.

The report was jointly compiled by oil and gas recruitment experts, Hays Oil and Gas, and industry researchers, Oil and Gas Job Search. It is published on the website of Hays Oil and Gas, Read More

Telecos sink Gh¢80m into fibre repairs Telecos sink Gh¢80m into fibre repairs

Mobile telecommunication companies have spent more than Gh¢ 80million over the last three years to repair fibre-optic cables that were damaged through various activities, the Ghana Telecoms Chamber has reported.

The number of fibre-cuts in the industry has seen an exponential increase – from 480 cuts in 2011 to 2,110 in 2013 – and the situation for the first half of 2014 does not look any better as operators have already suffered 1,304 cuts, Read More

Petroleum Commission to deal with offshore salaries issues Petroleum Commission to deal with offshore salaries issues

Ghana’s Oil and Gas upstream industry regulator, the Petroleum Commission, Ghana (PCG) says it will take concrete steps to deal with issues regarding the salaries of Ghanaians working on offshore vessels to prevent further agitations.

This comes on the heels of agitations on some vessels at sea due to alleged shortchanging of Ghanaians working offshore. Adom Business has been reporting allegations of recruitment agencies conniving with rig and other offshore vessel owners to shortchange locals, at the blind side of the regulator, Read More

$200M nationwide affordable housing project rolls out by December $200M nationwide affordable housing project rolls out by December

Government has approved a 4,120-unit affordable apartment scheme for public servants across all ten regions.

The project is expected to be rolled out before December, according to Managing Director of Italconstruct International Limited – the company contracted to build the houses, Read More

AngloGold sign gas agreements for WA gold mines AngloGold sign gas agreements for WA gold mines

AngloGold Ashanti has signed natural gas transportation agreements for its WA Sunrise and Tropicana gold mines.

The agreement with APA Group will see the contractor build a new 292 kilometre pipeline, dubbed the Eastern Goldfields Pipeline, that will connect to the existing Goldfields Gas Pipeline via the lateral pipeline at the Murrin Murrin nickel mine, and then extend past Sunrise Dam to Tropicana, Read More

Stop blaming; provide solutions – Dr. Senzu charges businesses Stop blaming; provide solutions – Dr. Senzu charges businesses

Dr. Tweneboah Senzu, Managing Director of Bastiat Society Ghana, an economic think tank, has charged various business associations to explore opportunities in the current economic challenges facing the country, Read More

Ghana Banned Tilapia imports Ghana Banned Tilapia imports

Ghana has banned, with immediate effect, all tilapia imports, according to Fisheries and Aquaculture Minister Sherry Ayittey.

The ban is to help stimulate the local aquaculture industry, Read More

More taxes generated in Osu than Ashanti Region More taxes generated in Osu than Ashanti Region

An Assistant Commissioner of Domestic Tax Revenue of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA), Mr Edward Gyambrah, yesterday told tax experts in Kumasi that tax generated in Osu, Accra alone was more than what the GRA collected from the entire Ashanti Region, Read More

More Ashanti companies fail to file self-assessment returns More Ashanti companies fail to file self-assessment returns

About sixty (60) percent of companies in the Ashanti Region defaulted in filing self-assessment returns for the year and have incurred the wrath of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA).

Mr Edward Gyambrah, an Assistant Commissioner of the Authority, said the offending companies would not be given tax clearance certificate to operate, Read More

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