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Illegal fuel importers cost GH¢850m loss annually – NPA

Hassan Tampuli - CEO, NPA

The National Petroleum Authority (NPA) has disclosed that Ghana loses about 850 million cedis annually in taxes, due to the increased activities of fuel smugglers into and out of the country. The illegal act is said to involve operators who ply their business at the ports by fuelling tanks with fuel products brought into the country via unapproved routes. The ...

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Businesses hopeful of turnaround at ports with new Ag. Director

Paul Ansah Head of GPHA

Various businesses operating at the country’s ports have welcomed the appointment of the Acting Director of the Ghana Ports and Harbors Authority (GPHA), Paul Asare Ansah. One of such is the group of key business associations who were opposing the Terminal Handling Charges (THC). They argue that Mr. Ansah is well equipped, experienced and remains the best person to man the ...

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Businesses demand cuts in new import levy


Businesses in the import and export trade are demanding a reduction in the new EXIM levy on imports. They argue that the development will increase the cost of operation and overburden final consumers. “Absolutely the charge is very high; they could have still maintained the 0.5 percent usually been paid by importers…We’ve seen the goodwill that this government is showing ...

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Joe Ghartey heads to newly created railways dev’t ministry


Former Minister of Justice, Joe Ghartey has been named as the Minister nominee for the newly created Railways & Development ministry. The nomination was announced by Speaker of Parliament, Hon. Professor Aaron Mike Ocquaye in Parliament on Wednesday. Joe Ghartey is the Member of Parliament for Essikado-Ketan constituency in the Western region. He served as Second Deputy Speaker of Parliament ...

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Former port workers demand ‘benefits’ with threats of votes

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Aggrieved ex workers of the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA), have given management of the port, a five day ultimatum to address their concerns or face their wrath. Over two hundred of the ex-workers this morning picketed at the headquarters of GPHA in Tema. According to them, management has not treated them fairly after a decade of their compulsory ...

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