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Petroleum Commission to establish Local Content Fund

Regulator of Ghana’s upstream Petroleum sector, Petroleum Commission is to set up a Local Content Fund by the first quarter of next year. The fund will provide concessionary loans to local oil and gas companies to accelerate the country’s local...

Government to review Oil and Gas Local Content Laws

Government is to present proposed amendments of the country's Oil and Gas Local Content laws to parliament next year. The changes seek to make it easier for International Oil Companies to enter Joint Ventureships with local indigenous companies hustle -...

PDS saga is policy crisis- Ivor Greenstreet

Mr Ivor Kobina Greenstreet, the 2016 Flag bearer of the Convention People’s Party (CPP), has described the issues about the Power Distribution Service (PDS) deal as policy crisis that needs rethink of the economic direction. “The PDS saga is a...

Ghana need urgent constitutional review- Dr Raymond Atuguba

Dean of the Law Faculty University of Ghana, and former Executive Secretary of the Constitution Review Commission, Dr. Raymond Atuguba, says "Ghana is at a governance standstill and there should be urgent constitutional amendments that will be responsible to...

EC assures of “tactile jacket” to aid visually impaired in Referendum

The Eastern Regional office of the Electoral Commission (EC) has assured the visually impaired that tactile jackets would be available to aid them in the District level Elections (DLE) and the Referendum. Eastern Regional Director of the EC Mrs Faith...

Clear all ECG debts – K.T Hammond to Government

Former Deputy Energy Minister, Mr. K.T Hammond says it is time Government clears all debts owed the Electricity Company of Ghana to enable it to get on its feet. He also encouraged the ECG to embark on measures to enhance...

Finance Ministry ordered to retrieve $1m paid to Kroll Associates

The Auditor General, AG, has directed the Ministry of Finance to retrieve $1 million paid to a foreign firm Kroll Associates in 2017 for no work done. The 2018 Auditor General's report on Ministries, Departments and Agencies said the Ministry...

Monday August 5 declared public holiday

President Akufo-Addo has declared Monday, August 5, 2019, as a public holiday to be observed all over the country. The holiday which marks the Founders Day falls on Sunday, August 4, 2019. However, the President by Executive Instrument (E.I) has moved...

Martin Amidu: ‘I’m still investigating Charles Bissue’

The Special Prosecutor, Mr Martin A.B.A. Amidu says he is still investigating Mr Charles Cromwell Nanabanyin Onuawonto Bissue, the former Secretary to the Inter-Ministerial Committee on illegal Mining (IMCIM) over corruption allegations in spite of the fact that Mr...

‘EC has done more than expected’- Director

The Director of Elections Services at the Electoral Commission of Ghana, Dr. Serebour Quaicoe, has said the EC has done more than it is expected during the just ended Limited Registration exercise. Speaking on GBC's Uniiq FM Current Affairs programme,...

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National House of Chiefs condemns separatists attack in Volta region

President of the National House of Chiefs, Togbe Afede, has condemned recent actions by members of the Homeland secessionist...

GAF, Police assure of calm after Western Togoland disturbances

The Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) and Police Service have assured the public that activities of the Homeland Study Group Foundation, which occurred at dawn...

26th September, 2020

The Ghanaians Times condemns the action by members of the Western Togoland secessionist group which took place yesterday in parts of the Volta Region. It...

Antwi deserves Ghana call up – C.K Akonnor

Head Coach of the Black Stars, Charles Akonnor has said Pyramids FC striker John Antwi deserves a call-up into the national team for next...

Ukraine military plane crash: Cadets among at 26 people killed

Twenty-six people, most of them air cadets, have been killed in a military plane crash in Ukraine, officials say. The aircraft, an Antonov-26, came down...