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Chamber of Mines pays GHC1.2bn to GRA

Ghana Chamber of Mines paid a total of GH¢1.24billion to the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) representing 16.2 per cent of GRA’s total direct taxes in 2014. Out of the contribution paid by the industry, GH¢312.7million, GH¢454.6million, and GH¢1.1million were corporate tax, royalties, Pay As You Earn (PAYE) and others. A total of GH¢160.8million was also […]

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Newmont Ghana honoured 

Communications Manager for Newmont’s Ahafo Mine, Mr. Agbeko Kwame Azumah (left) The US Department of State’s Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs recently honoured Newmont Ghana for Corporate Excellence in Labour and Human Rights at the 2015 Awards for Corporate Excellence (ACE). The ACE recognises American companies that are leading in responsible business conduct worldwide. […]

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Afoko, NPP case begins today 

    An Accra High Court Two, Human Right Division, yesterday adjourned the case involving suspended National Chairman of the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP), Paul Afoko, and the party’s National Executive Council (NEC), to today April, 13, 2016 Yesterday’s adjournment was the third time in a roll since the case was filed in court […]

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Violence mars NUGS/AASU Elections

  An emergency congress to elect a representative for All Africa Students’ Union (AASU) by the National Union of Ghana Students (NUGS) over the weekend turned violent. The event, which took place at the Navrongo campus of the University of Development Studies (UDS) in the Upper East region, saw a gentleman believed to be in the […]

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Bechem chief lauds Nduom

Omanhene of Bechem, Nana Ofosu Gyeabour Akoto II   Omanhene of Bechem, Nana Ofosu Gyeabour Akoto II, says it is not for anything that the Dr. Papa Kwesi Nduom is called “Edwumawura,” but for his entrepreneurial spirit with which he is using to help Ghana and Africa. Nana Gyeabuor Akoto pointed out that Dr. Nduom’s […]

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Bechem chief lauds Nduom

  Omanhene of Bechem, Nana Ofosu Gyeabour Akoto II   Omanhene of Bechem, Nana Ofosu Gyeabour Akoto II, says it is not for anything that the Dr. Papa Kwesi Nduom is called “Edwumawura,” but for his entrepreneurial spirit with which he is using to help Ghana and Africa. Nana Gyeabuor Akoto pointed out that Dr. […]

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Ghana’s economy resilient despite global downturn – Mahama

President John Mahama interacting with the chiefs President John Mahama has touted Ghana’s economic resilience, despite the global economic downturn.According to Mahama, countries like Saudi Arabia and Nigeria are facing reverse economic growth unlike Ghana which is experiencing robust growth with expected growth rate at four percent.Speaking during his tour of the Eastern region on […]

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Agogo youth stage demo over Fulani menace

  Hundreds of residents of Agogo in the Asante Akyem North municipality of the Ashanti region yesterday embarked on a demonstration to press home their demand on government to flush out Fulani herdsmen in the area who have been accused of destroying farms and committing atrocities against the indigenes. There has been a tense atmosphere […]

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Nigeria to boost non-oil income by 87%

Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, Vice President Federal Republic of Nigeria Nigeria expects its non-oil revenues to nearly double this year as Africa’s top oil producer seeks to offset a slump in oil revenues, according to a presentation seen by Reuters on Monday. President Muhammadu Buhari plans a record 6.06 trillion naira ($30.6 billion) budget to stimulate […]