• Ghana receives only 5% profit Chinese fishers make on its waters

    Ghana receives only 5% profit Chinese fishers make on its waters0

    Out of about 76 trawlers operating on Ghana’s waters, only one is wholly owned by a Ghanaian. The rest are owned by Chinese. According to Professor Wisdom Akpalu, a Natural Resource Economist and President of the African Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (AFAERE), because Ghana’s laws do not permit foreign vessels to fish in

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  • CID interrogates Nyantakyi, Ken Agyapong

    CID interrogates Nyantakyi, Ken Agyapong0

    The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of the Ghana Police Service says it has commenced an “extensive and rigorous investigations into the unfortunate killing of Mr. Ahmed Hussein-Suale.” It has consequently interrogated Kennedy Agyapong, Assin Central MP and Kwesi Nyantakyi, former President of the Ghana Football Association. The police made the claims in an update, on

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  • Spintex road closed for Ghana Water project

    Spintex road closed for Ghana Water project0

    The Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) has announced that sections of the Spintex Road will be closed to commuters on Friday and Saturday to enable their engineers to execute an interconnection of pipelines in the area to improve on water supply to the surrounding communities. Sections of the road that will be partially blocked from 8 pm to 6

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  • More respond to TIN registration

    More respond to TIN registration0

    More taxpayers and potential taxpayers are registering for the tax identification number (TIN) which has become mandatory for accessing some essential state services and carrying out business transactions. Checks at the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) have shown that more than 1.9 million Ghanaians had registered for TIN as of the end of December 2018, following

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  • New tariff to take effective February 1

    New tariff to take effective February 10

    The Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC) has stated that the new tariff for the year will take effect from February 1, 2019. Prior to announcing the new tariffs, the commission said it would continue to engage with the various stakeholders to reach reasonable electricity and water tariffs. The Chairman of the Technical Committee of the

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  • Student Loan Trust disburses Gh¢20.4m to applicants

    Student Loan Trust disburses Gh¢20.4m to applicants0

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    • January 14, 2019

    The Students Loan Trust Fund (SLTF) has disbursed about GH¢20.4 million to 16,637 students in the country’s tertiary institutions for the 2018/2019 academic year. The beneficiaries include 1,500 fresh applicants whose applications have been validated by the fund. The loans, which represent disbursement for last year, are meant to defray personal expenses, including fees, the

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