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Government to grant tax amnesty for the next eight months


The Government of Ghana is to grant a tax amnesty for a period of eight months, beginning January 31, 2017 and ending August 31, 2018. After the amnesty period, the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) would be embarking on a vigorous campaign to ensure compliance, including court actions. According to the ...

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NCA gang of 3 charged over $4 million


The immediate past Board Chairman of the National Communication Authority (NCA) under the erstwhile John Dramani Mahama’s National Democratic Congress (NDC) administration, Eugene Baffoe-Bonnie and four other persons have been arraigned before an Accra High Court (Commercial Division) charged with wilfully causing financial loss to the state. Mr. Baffoe-Bonnie together ...

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Deputy GEPA CEO proposes youth in export project

ic-3792 Lansah Lolly: The Deputy Chief Executive ofiicer of the Ghana Export Promotion Authority, Mr. Akilu Sayibu is suggesting for the implementation of a programme to be known as the Youth in Export project aimed at getting more Ghanaian Youth into Export. Speaking to the media in Accra on how ...

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Jobs coming; foundation laid – Akufo-Addo

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President Nana Akufo-Addo has said his government has used the first year in office to lay the foundation for job creation. He told the governing New Patriotic Party’s Extraordinary Delegates’ Conference in Kumasi on Sunday, 17 December that: “We’ve had important challenges: Invincible and Delta Forces, and the tensions at ...

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Court orders EC to implement ROPAA in 12 months


  The High Court in Accra, Human Rights Division, presided over by His Lordship Justice Anthony K. Yeboah, today [Monday], ordered the Electoral Commission to implement within 12 months, the Representation of the People Amendment Act also known as the ROPAA law, 2006 [Act 699]. The law seeks to empower ...

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Apple iPhone X couldn’t distinguish between Chinese faces


Last week, in Nanjing, a major city in the east of China, a woman by the name of Yan was twice offered a refund from Apple for her faulty iPhoneX, which her colleague unlocked using facial recognition technology. Both women are ethnically Chinese. Yan told local news that the first ...

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Sagnarigu District forms epidemic taskforce team over Meningitis threat

ic-994 Hamza Lansah Lolly: The Sagnarigu District Assembly has formed an epidemic prepareness taskforce team to prevent any potential meningits outbreak in the district. The Assembly at an emergency meeting on Thursday have put measures in place to educate people in the area the causes and symptoms of meningitis. These ...

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Aliu Mahama will be happy- Akilu Sayibu

Aliu-logo Razak Alhassan: Mr Akilu Sayibu, a Deputy Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Export Promotion Authority, has told Journalists in Tamale that the late Vice President of the Republic of Ghana, Alhaji Aliu Mahama, will be very happy in his grave for the renaming of the Tamale Sports Stadium ...

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Sagnarigu District Assembly fumigates Kalipohin SHS

IMG-20171213-WA0000 Hamza Lansah Lolly: The Sagnarigu District Assembly in collaboration with  Zoomlion has fumigated bed bugs from dormitories of the Kalipohin Senior High School. The bed bugs, a blood sucking insects invaded the school some weeks ago and tormented students of the school leaving many to sleep outside their dormitories. ...

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Gambaga College held matriculation

IMG-20171212-WA0003 Issifu M. Mashood: The Gambaga College of Education (GaCoE), in the East Mamprusi District of the Northern Region, has held a matriculation ceremony to welcome 187 students admitted into the college to pursue three-year Diploma programmes in Basic Education for the 2017/2018 academic year. In 2009, the Nayiri Naa ...

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