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Registrar-General’s Department to delete names of dormant companies beginning April 2019

The Registrar-General’s Department is to delete the names of all dormant companies on its register beginning April 2019, as part of a large-scale cleaning-up of its database. The Registrar General Jemima Oware made the announcement  at the Ghana Association of...

National Insurance Commission to set first quarter of next year to increase minimum capital requirement.

The National Insurance Commission has now set the first quarter of next year as a new date for announcing the increase in the minimum capital requirement for Insurance firms. Earlier this year the Commissioner indicated that it will increase the...

Ghana’s total debt hits GH¢159.4 billion

New data released by the Bank of Ghana puts the country’s total debt by July at GH¢ 159.4 billion Cedis , representing 65.09% of  GDP. The external component of the debt stood at 18.02 billion U.S dollars, while the domestic...

Increasing Inequality, Undermining Fight Against Poverty Launched

Oxfam estimates that just one of the richest men in Ghana earns from his wealth more in a month than one of the poorest women could earn in 1000 Years. According  to Oxfam, inequality is slowing down poverty reduction, hampering...

GACC findings on NPP Promises show NOT delivered, partly delivered and some delivered

Ghana Anti-Corruption Coalition, GACC has been assessing key commitments and policy propositions of the NPP Government on Fiscal Transparency and Accountability measures and says after 18 months in office, the NPP government has NOT delivered on some of its...

Economy performing below prospects — Seth Terkper

A former Minister of Finance, Mr Seth Terkper, is not impressed with the performance of the economy over the last two years, stating that the government is not doing enough to convert the stability in power supply and increased...

African Parliaments must lead the fight against human trafficking – Adwoa Safo

The Deputy Majority Leader of the Parliament of Ghana, Hon. Sarah Adwoa Safo, has admonished African Parliaments to lead the fight against human trafficking by enacting legislations to prevent and punish perpetrators engaged in that act of "illegality". Further to...

Alban Bagbin apologises for his “indiscretion”

The 2020 flagbearer aspirant for the opposition National Democratic Congress, Alban Bagbin has apologised for his "indiscretion" after his comments on disabled persons appointed to certain roles in government attracted a backlash.   Addressing journalists in Accra on the matter on...

Ghana to come out with plastic waste policy

Ghana is in the process of coming out with a policy to deal with plastic waste. In view of this, a delegation made up of waste recyclers, plastic importers and manufacturers and officials from state institutions were in Bonn, Germany...

Former PM K. A. Busia Memorial lecture to be held today

A public lecture will be held in honour of Ghana’s former Prime Minister, Dr.Kofi Abrefa Busia  today on August 28. The event, to be held at the Accra International Conference Centre, will commemorate the 40th anniversary of Dr. Busia’s death. The...

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