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DVLA to prosecute offenders for defrauding public with new e-system

The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority (DVLA) has warned that it will prosecute anyone who attempts to defraud the public using its new e-online registration system. The system, which has been in place since January 4, this year is aimed at simplifying the processes of registering car. This is aimed …

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2ND GHANA SMES AND YOUNG CEOS SUMMIT: GOV’T COMMITS GHS100M FINANCING FOR SMES

The 2ND Ghana SME and Young CEOs Summit themed, “Corporate Leadership Governance & Technology: Strong Pillars for Business & Economic Growth,” was organized by the Chief Executives Network Ghana in partnership with Deloitte & the Ministry of Business Development.   The Summit was to foster knowledge acquisition, learning, partnerships and …

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SSNIT REPLACES BIOMETRIC CARDS WITH NATIONAL ID’S

The Social Security and National Insurance Trust, SSNIT has begun the process to replace the existing biometric cards with the National Identity Cards by the National Identification Authority. This is an initiative to synchronize the country’s identity system.   The project when successful will capture details of pension contributors as …

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GHANA TO OUTDOOR FIRST CERTIFIED GOLD BAR TODAY

Ghana will on today outdoor the first hallmarked gold bar that has been produced and processed in the country. President Nana Akufo-Addo is expected to unveil the Ghana Standards Authority (GSA) certified gold bar at a ceremony in Accra. The Authority will as well issue a certificate of the gold …

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Stanbic Bank supports National Farmers Day

Stanbic Bank Ghana, as part of its commitment to supporting agricultural development in the country, has donated a pick-up truck to the Ministry of Agriculture to add to the prizes for the 2018 National Farmers’ Day Celebration. The prize is specifically for the Third National Best Farmer, a category the …

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2018 Budget: Electricity tariff to be reduced – Akufo-Addo

The 2018 budget will announce significant electricity tariff review and reduction to help boost the industrial sector, President Akufo Addo has assured industry players. Delivering a speech at the 6th Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) and Quality Awards, an event organized by the Association in collaboration with the Ministry of …

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Ghana to hit two-million metric tonnes of cocoa production by 2019

Ghana ‘s cocoa production is expected to hit two million (2m) metric tonnes by 2019, Mr Joseph Boahen Aidoo, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of COCOBOD has hinted. He said the current total national capacity of 968,000 metric tonnes of cocoa was woefully inadequate to generate the needed revenue to support …

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Energy bond: Minority displayed ‘gross ignorance’ – Bawumia’s Adviser

The Technical Economic Adviser to the Vice President, Dr. Gideon Boako, has slammed the Minority for their criticism of the recently issued energy sector bond, saying they had displayed “gross ignorance” with the statements they made. The managers of the bonds had sought to raise 6 billion cedis under two …

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