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Railway Ministry clears outstanding debts to revamp sector                                                                              

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Railway workers in Ghana have commended the railway ministry for settling all outstanding arrears owed them. The workers confirmed to Citi Business News in an interview that all salaries owed them have been fully paid. The railway workers had in the past embarked on several strike actions due to salary arrears. But the Railway Minister, Mr. Joe Ghartey, last year ...

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Railway dev’t to cost $ 7.8 bn – Joe Ghartey                                  

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The Minister of Railway Development, Joe Ghartey has stated that Ghana will need an estimated 7.8 billion dollars to construct rail tracks. Although he clarifies that the figure was an estimate put together by consultancy firm “team engineers” in 2013, he asserts that the cost could possibly escalate which may increase government’s budget for the sector. Speaking to Citi Business ...

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Over 200 investors pursue Ghana’s railway sector                                  

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The Minister of Railway Development, Joe Ghartey has revealed that about 200 companies across the world have expressed their desire to invest in Ghana’s railway sector. According to him, the interest shown by the investors also coincide with the government’s plan to redesign some key railway lines to meet modern standards. ““Over 200 companies have shown interest in the railway ...

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Joe Ghartey heads to newly created railways dev’t ministry

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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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