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NPA reduces fuel margins by 8 pesewas

Petroleum margins have been reduced by 8 pesewas by the National Petroleum Authority (NPA). This follows a meeting between the NPA, the Energy Minister Dr. Mattew Opoku Prempeh, the Association of Oil Marketing Companies;,Bulk Oil Storage and Transportation Company, the Chamber...

Govt to tax calls on Whatsapp, Facebook and others soon – Minister of Communications, Ursula Owusu-Ekuful

The Minister of Communications and Digitization, Ursula Owusu-Ekuful has disclosed that government is considering generating revenue from calls on social media platforms. This, she said, is being done with collaboration from the Ministry of Finance and the Ghana Revenue Authority...

How much is the pencil for your eyebrow for you to buy AirtelTigo for $1? – Sam George to Ursula.

Member of Parliament for Ningo Prampram, Sam George has clapped back at the Communications Minister, Ursula Owusu-Ekuful for saying that the government bought AirtelTigo for $1. He wondered how such a telecommunication network company could be bought at a dollar, comparing it to the cost of...

Puma Energy launches solar power systems in Ghana

Puma Energy’s newly established Future Energies business launches 11 solar projects at its retail stations and a further three at Puma Energy’s terminals in Ghana. The solar power generation at 11 of the 14 sites is supported by battery...

New taxes will help pay for COVID-19 freebies, other expenses – Oppong Nkrumah

The Minister for Information, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah has indicated that the government’s proposed new taxes are to help address the huge fiscal gap created as a result of the government’s COVID-19 expenses. According to him, the government spent about GH¢...

Make Deliberate Efforts To Support SMEs- Freda Duplan

The Board Chair of the Zenith Bank, Freda Duplan, has asked the Bank of Ghana (BoG) to make deliberate efforts to support small and medium scale enterprises (SMEs) secure loans from banks to grow their businesses. She explained that some...

Dissolve TOR Board – Angry Workers to Akufo-Addo

Workers of the Tema Oil Refinery (TOR) who are members of the Union of Commerce, Industry and Finance (UNICOF) and the General Transport, Petroleum and Chemical Workers Union are demanding the dissolution of the board of the refinery with...

MTN IN SUPREME COURT FOR CLARIFICATION ON MARKET SHARE RULING

Scancom Plc, operators of telecommunication network, MTN Ghana has applied to the Supreme Court to review the High Court’s recent decision regarding the declaration of the company as a Significant Market Power (SMP). According to MTN Ghana, it filed for...

Coca-Cola Ghana to lay workers off

The cut down in jobs the company said was due to a collapse in business which has been worsened by the COVID-19 pandemic. It said the redundancies have become necessary to help keep the business viable. An internal memo dated August...

Investigate the closure of Nigerian shops in Ghana – Nigerian gov’t to ECOWAS

Following the incident that led to the closure of some shops owned by some Nigerians, Nigeria’s Foreign Minister, Geoffrey Onyeama, has mentioned that the results for the closure of the shops would be addressed within the Economic Community of...
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Maintain professional discipline in executing your duties – Minister

Recruits of the Ghana Police Service (GPS) have been advised to maintain a high sense of discipline and professionalism...