Understanding Decommissioning & Rehabilitation

The activities of the extractive industry (mining, oil and gas) without a doubt have an impact on the environment after these activities have come to an end. Natural resources are finite in nature (we won’t have these resources forever) and as such there will come a time when all the oil and mineral reserves available for extraction are no longer ...

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ECG Tariff Slashed; 30% For Industry, 17% For Residential

The Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC) has announced a staggering electricity tariff reduction. The decision comes after an extensive stakeholder consultations, detailed technical analysis of utility tariff proposals and consideration of inputs and concerns of consumers. Per the summary of the approved percentage reductions residential consumers will enjoy 17.5% reduction with Non-Residential consumers enjoying 30% with Special Load Tariff Customers ...

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mtn ghana

The Chief Executive Officer of MTN Ghana, Modupe Kadiri has said huge capital investments need to be made to satisfy customer’s high level of selectivity and sophistication. This was publicly said at a consortium of 9 banks which was arranged by Ecobank GH and Ecobank Capital to boost capital expenditure ( CapEx) and enable a delivery of a bold new ...

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ECOWAS Single Currency will boost Trade & Economic Activity – Akufo-Addo

Single Currency

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, says the introduction of a single currency in West Africa will, amongst others, help remove trade and monetary barriers, reduce transaction costs, boost economic activity, and raise the living standards of the peoples of the Region. Delivering the opening address at the 5th Meeting of the Presidential Task Force on the ECOWAS Single Currency, held ...

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Leakages and Slippages at the ports

leakages and slippages

Following a report made by the Nominee for the office of the special prosecutor Martin Amidu, leakages and slippage are prevalent in our public institutions especially the ports. In Government’s quest to make the country corruption free, the Nominee for the office of the special prosecutor, Martin Amidu said ‘’I want to be able to set up a credible institution ...

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Dr Mensah discusses Internet Of things with SMES in South Africa

World renowned inventor of Fiber Optics and Nanotechnology expert Dr Thomas Mensah lectures Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) in South Africa on new devices for the IOT (Internet of Things Space) for the growth of their businesses. According to the author of the book ‘The Right Stuff comes in Black too’ and Nanotechnology Commercialization, he was in South Africa as ...

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Prez Promise To End IMF Program Will Boost The Economy

Prez Promise To End IMF Program Will Boost The Economy President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has hinted that the government has increased their efforts to make sure sustainable economic growth to make the country independent from the influence of the International Monetary Fund (IMF). The President added that, his government has reduced the total debt of the country to Gross ...

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Government explores Asian markets

Government officials will meet investors in Asia this week to explore new markets for a $1 billion Eurobond sale this year, government sources said on Friday. The major commodity exporter is seeking favourable terms for the bond, slated for April, amid market uncertainty fueled by the likelihood of a U.S. Federal Reserve hike that could render sub-Saharan African debt unattractive. ...

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Ghana Is A Serious Place To Do Business – Dr Thumbay Moideen


The Founder President of the Dubai-based global conglomerate, the Thumbay Group, has lauded the Ghana government’s serious-minded approach to the establishment and growth of private sector businesses. “Ghana is a serious country to do business and we are happy to be here,” Dr Thumbay Moideen declared at the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding for the establishment of a Thumbay ...

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Government to create more jobs in March – SONA 2018

The State of the Nation Address(SONA) indicates that at least 100, 000 young persons will be given jobs beginning March under the Nation Builders Corps initiative of the Akufo-Addo government. Under the programme, the youth will assist in public sector service delivery in health, education, agriculture, sanitation and the revenue collection department of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA). “Stakeholders have ...

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