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West African Auto Hub: Ghana accepted what Nigeria rejected

West Africa, with about 380 million people, is the final frontier for global automakers looking to increase manufacturing capacity in a region where they currently have little presence. While local assemblers in Nigeria, home to nearly half of the region’s population, have partnered with companies such as Volkswagen AG to …

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Reduce transport fares now – COPEC to trotros, taxis

The Chamber of Petroleum Consumers Ghana (COPEC) has called on commercial drivers to immediately reduce transport fares due to the President’s decision to lift the restriction placed on commercial vehicles in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. President Akufo-Addo announced on Sunday that commercial buses and taxis are to load …

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Mid-year budget review was ‘very empty’ – Ato Forson

The Ranking Member on Parliament’s Finance Committee, Cassiel Ato Forson, is not enthused with the mid-year budget review presented by the Minister of Finance on Thursday, July 23, 2020. Ato Forson said he expected the government a better breakdown of all expenses incurred with regards to the COVID-19 pandemic. Speaking …

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Ofori-Atta presents mid-year budget review today

Minister of Finance Ken Ofori-Atta will appear before Parliament today, Thursday, July 23, to present the mid-year review of the 2020 financial policy of government. Obviously, the policy presented on Wednesday, November 13, 2019 by Mr Ofori-Atta in the House has been thrown off-track as a result of the global …

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38 FDA workers recover from coronavirus

38 staff of the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) have recovered from the novel coronavirus after 39 of them tested positive for the virus. Although it is unclear at what point in time the FDA staff tested positive for the virus, the authority said the last person is currently responding …

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EI 63: Lawyer reports Vodafone Ghana to mother company in UK

Francis Kwarteng Arthur, the lawyer who has dragged the President, the National Communication Authority, Kelni GVG, Vodafone Ghana and MTN to court over allegations of privacy right violations, has petitioned Vodafone Ghana’s mother company – the Vodafone Group UK. According to Mr Arthur’s solicitors, Archbridge Solicitors, the petition was necessitated …

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