Monthly Archives: March 2015

Agreement to combat fiscal fraud signed

Ghana and the Netherlands have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for the automatic exchange of tax information in order to avoid and combat fiscal fraud, and to ensure tax compliance. The purpose of the agreement was to assist the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) in its development toward a modern tax and Customs administration, in accordance with international standards as ...

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I may live and marry in Ghana – Chidinma

Chidinma has hinted that she might decide to reside in Ghana and even find a lover to marry in the country. According to her, if the conditions are right, she will consider that option. She said for now, she is not in any romantic relationship with anybody. The singer made this known while in Ghana this month. She said, “If ...

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Music legends honoured at MOGO Awards

The final leg of the 2015 Music of Ghanaian Origin (MOGO) Festival got underway at the Accra International Conference Center (AICC) Saturday night. MOGO, which has been running for the past nine years celebrates authentic Ghanaian highlife music.. The week-long MOGO Festival continued with the MOGO Awards to round off the celebration of music of Ghanaian origin. It was Pat ...

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Akufo-Addo is 71 years today; says “God has been good to me”

The Flagbearer of the main opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Akufo-Addo is 71 years today. He was born on March 29, 1944. Mr Akufo-Addo will be celebrating his birthday with his family Bodi in the Western Region where he is attending the funeral of the late Emmanuel Addai, the party’s former Parliamentary candidate for that constituency. The former Attorney ...

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Player exodus due to National team snub – Amin Lamptey

The alarming rate of player exodus from the Ghana premier league is because players feel they have a better chance of playing for the national teams once they are seen as foreign based. This assertion was made by veteran sports journalist, Mohammed Amin Lamptey. In an exclusive interview with the ace sports journalist, he said a number of factors have ...

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International airlines not using Kumasi Airport

No airline has applied to operate the Kumasi Airport internationally despite the facility being granted international status, Mrs Dzifa Aku Attivor, Minister for Transport told Parliament on Thursday. The facility now is running only domestic flights, she added. Mrs Attivor drew the attention to the plight on the use of the airport when answering an urgent question that stood in ...

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Let’s not inflame religious passions – Apostle Amoani

Apostle Dr Stephen Kwame Amoani, the Chairman of the Christ Apostolic Church International (CACI), has asked religious leaders and politicians not to make religious statements that would plunge the nation into crisis. “I make this clarion call to all Ghanaians not to engage in unnecessary religious comments, which have the potency to distract and divide us as a nation and ...

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Ghana Bar Association pushes for land reforms

Ghana Bar Association (GBA) is pushing for reforms in the Land Administration Act to make it mandatory for all land transactions to be certified by a lawyer before a sale can take place. The Association is optimistic that this, when implemented, will address the issue of fraudulent sales of lands and also ensure investors’ confidence in the system. The land ...

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Ghana-Brazil joint Permanent cooperation in the offing – Mahama

President John Dramani Mahama on Saturday announced that Ghana and Brazil would soon establish a Joint Permanent Cooperation Committee that would enable them to have bilateral engagements in the socio-economic development of their countries. He said the two countries had over the years engaged in so many collaborations and the formation of such a permanent committee would catapult their development ...

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Waterville drags Ghana to Int. court over €25m

Waterville Holding Ltd has dragged Ghana to the International Court of Arbitration seeking to challenge a Supreme Court ruling ordering it to cough up €25million judgment debt deemed illegally paid. Speaking to Joy News Saturday, deputy Attorney-General and Minister of Justice Dominic Ayine confirmed the escalation of the legal dispute thought to have been resolved. According to the deputy Attorney-General, ...

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