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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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