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Ghana: Minority Leader Sympathizes With Constituents

The Minority Leader and Member of Parliament for Tamale South, Hon Haruna Iddrisu, has expressed his sincerest condolences to the bereaved families of the flood in the Tamale metropolis early this morning. A heavy down pour, which started at about 9:00am within the Tamale Metropolis, flooded most parts of the ...

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Ghana: PWDs to get 30% GoG contracts – Adwoa Safo reveals

Story by: Stephen Odoi-Larbi    The Minister of State in charge of Public Procurement, Hon. Sarah Adwoa Safo, has said that as part of efforts at strengthening the capacities of local contractors, the government has made a policy where 70% of all its contracts or projects shall be awarded to ...

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Ghana: RTI Coalition Calls For Action On The Passage Of The RTI Bill

 The Coalition on the Right to Information (RTI Coalition) has welcomed with cautious optimism, the declaration by H.E President Nana Addo Danquah Akufo-Addo, of his government’s resolve to collaborate with Parliament to speed up the passage of the Right to Information Bill, The RTI Coalition despite this assurance, notes with disquiet ...

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Cabinet approves implementation of Cash Waterfall Mechanism

Ghana’s Cabinet has approved the implementation of a new revenue distribution system for the power sector. This is to address the adverse effects on their businesses arising from the inability of the Electricity Company of Ghana to collect payment for power supplied and pay their suppliers for services rendered. According ...

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Ghana: Cabinet Approves Establishment of Electricity Market Oversight Panel

Ghana’s electricity sub-sector will soon have an oversight body regulating its activities, as envisaged in a Legislative Instrument passed by Parliament in 2008. At a Cabinet meeting on Thursday July 21, 2017, the Minister of Energy was tasked to constitute the Panel and see to its inauguration, to enable the ...

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Ghana: Government spends GH 5.24 million on Ghana@60 celebrations

  The Ministry of Finance has disclosed that the nation had so far spent an amount  of GH 5.24 million cedis on the Ghana at 60 independence day celebrations. The amount according to him is made of GH 3.1 million from Government sources and GH  2.16 from the Districts Assemblies ...

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Ghana: PWDs to get 30% GoG contracts – Adwoa Safo reveals

Story by: Stephen Odoi-Larbi The Minister of State in charge of Public Procurement, Hon. Sarah Adwoa Safo, has said that as part of efforts at strengthening the capacities of local contractors, the government has made a policy where 70% of all its contracts or projects shall be awarded to local ...

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Minority Caucus in Parliament takes credit for achievements in energy sector

Story by: Gilbert Borketey Boyefio The Minority Caucus in Ghana’s Parliament has laid claim to the country’s successes in the oil and gas sector, pointing to a recent report by the Natural Resource Governance Institute that scored Ghana 67 of 100 points in the 2017 Resource Governance Index (RGI) to ...

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Ghana’s Second Lady tours model school in China

The Second Lady, Mrs Samira Bawumia, has paid a working visit to a model school in China with a view to replicating their successes in Ghana. The visit, which took place on the sidelines of the four day official state visit by the Vice President, H.E Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, was ...

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