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Ghana: Amendment of the Ghana Free Zones Board Act will make us more efficient -GFZA

Top officials of the Ghana Free Zones Authority (GFZA) have indicated the need for the amendment of the Free Zone Act, 1995, Act 504, to give them a corporate status thereby making them more efficient and productive to meet the demands of the 21st century. The Free Zone Act is ...

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Ghana: Ghana Tree Crop Bill To Be Presented To Parliament Soon

A Deputy Minister for Food and Agriculture, Hon Kennedy Osei Nyarko, has disclosed to the Parliamentary News Africa (www.parliamentafrica.com) that government is in the process of bringing a Bill to parliament that will regulate the tree crop sector. The tree crop sector, which is made up of cashew, rubber and ...

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Ghana: Association of Cashew Processors, Ghana (ACPG) Inaugurated

The Association of Cashew Processors, Ghana (ACPG) has been inaugurated to amongst other things  engage government and  appropriate authorities in the cashew sector in Ghana to develop the necessary policies and regulatory frameworks that will help increase the competitiveness of Ghana-based cashew processing businesses within Africa and beyond. The association’s ...

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Ghana: Prez announces GH₵200m investment plan to combat sanitation

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has announced a GH₵200m investment plan to combat sanitation across the country. According to him “government is working with various private sector operators to tackle this major challenge, with strategies that are intended to effect a change in our attitudes towards waste generation, as well ...

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Liberia to lose U.S.$120 Million if …

Liberia is set to lose more than US$120 million if government goes aheard with the premature termination of the current contract with the management of the countrys electricity corporation. The chairman of the board of the Liberia Electricity Corporation (LEC), Dr. Clarence K. Moniba, disclosed this to the House of Representatives yesterday ...

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Ghana: PN Africa and PEF sign a Cooperation Agreement

Parliamentary News Africa (PN Africa), a civil society parliamentary monitoring organisation, and the Private Enterprise Federation (PEF), a non-profit and non-political autonomous association of private sector organisations, have signed a Cooperation Agreement to work together to inform, educate and influence the law making process of parliament. This agreement will see ...

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Ghana:Review The PRMA To Cover Other Sectors of The Economy

The Executive Director of the Centre for Extractives and Development Africa (CEDA), Emmanuel Kuyole, has strongly advocated for the reviewing of the existing Petroleum Revenue Management Act, 2011, Act 815, as amended by Act, 2015, Act 893, to cover other sectors of the economy. He pointed out that petroleum revenue ...

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Tanzania: Parliament ratifies agreement with Tanzania to construct $3.5 billion oil pipeline

Dodoma — Tanzania Parliament has ratified the treaty concerning the crude oil pipeline between Tanzania and Uganda ahead of the construction expected to start early 2018. The National Assembly passed the agreement on Monday afternoon, September 11, 2017, after comments from the energy and minerals committee, opposition and a short ...

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Ghana: GIC Project Key To Planting For Food And Jobs Programme

The Deputy Minister of Food and Agriculture, William A. Quaittoo has stated that the Green Innovation Centre (GIC) project for the food and agriculture sector is consistent with the Planting for Food and Jobs programme, a priority of the Ministry of Food and Agriculture. Speaking at a three-day workshop for ...

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