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Unregistered SIM Cards Deactivation November 30

    by:brightwebtv/nana asare The Ministry of Communications and Digitalisation has announced that SIM cards that are not fully registered would be blocked from accessing data services on November 20, and completely deactivated on Wednesday, November 30, 2022. According to the sector Minister, Ursula Owusu-Ekuful SIM cards that have been …

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Fuel prices to be reduced next week – COPEC

  Executive Secretary of COPEC, Duncan Amoah The Chamber of Petroleum Consumers (COPEC) has announced that fuel prices are likely to be reduced by Monday, November 14, 2022. There has been a recent hike in fuel prices, including diesel and petrol. Diesel is currently selling for more than GH¢23, while …

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Fuel prices to be reduced next week – COPEC

  Executive Secretary of COPEC, Duncan Amoah The Chamber of Petroleum Consumers (COPEC) has announced that fuel prices are likely to be reduced by Monday, November 14, 2022. There has been a recent hike in fuel prices, including diesel and petrol. Diesel is currently selling for more than GH¢23, while …

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GUTA hints of product shortage ahead of Christmas

  Makola Market in Greater Accra Region / Credit: Myjoyonline.com The Ghana Union of Traders Association (GUTA) has hinted of a likely shortage of goods during the festive season in December. It says containers that are coming out of the port are nothing good to write home about. Public Relations …

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Drivers park vehicles to protest high fuel prices [Video]

  File photo Drivers who ply the Goaso-Kumasi road in the Ahafo Region have boycotted work in protest of the continuous fuel price hikes. According to them, their businesses are struggling and they will be out of jobs if the transport fares are not increased. The aggrieved drivers told Adom …

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COPEC predicts further increases in fuel prices

  The Chamber of Petroleum Consumers (COPEC) has predicted a 10 percent increase in prices of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) with petrol and diesel likely to see an increase between GHS 3 and GHS 8 effective Tuesday, November 1, 2022. COPEC says this has been as a result of the …

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Sachet water prices to go up today

  Ghanaians will begin paying more for sachet and bottled water from today, Monday, October 31, 2022. This follows a recommendation from the National Association of Sachet and Packaged Water Producers for prices of sachet water to go up by 60 pesewas. It also suggested that 500ml bottled water be …

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Fuel prices to go up further in November – IES

  Fuel prices are expected to go up at the pumps mid-November, the Institute for Energy Security (IES) has projected. This is due to the significant depreciation of the Cedi against the American greenback, and the appreciable increase in Gasoil price on the international fuel market. [adrotate group=”2″]“In IES’ estimation, …

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VALCO workers protest continuous stay of retirees

  Workers of Tema-based Volta Aluminum Company (VALCO) are protesting the continuous stay in office of some top management personnel who they described as retirees. According to the workers, the retirees at the company number about 28 – nine being in administration. The workers are also protesting their poor conditions …

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We are on course to go past ¢15 to a dollar – Prof Bokpin

  An economist, Professor Godfred Alufar Bokpin, says the Ghanaian cedi is on course to exchange 15 cedis to a dollar before the end of the year. According to the Professor, the depreciation of the local currency will not stabilise anytime soon. However, he has urged Ghanaians to be calm …

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Transport Ministry backs Airports Company service charge review

  Pamela Djamson Tettey – MD, GACL addresses Dep.Min. Transport, Hassan Tampuli (in white shirt) and members of Parliament’s Select Committee on Roads and Transport during the team’s day’s visit to Kumasi and Tamale airports on Monday A Deputy Minister of Transport, Hassan Tampuli, has backed the request of the …

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ECG reacts to PURC’s directive to compensate customers

  The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) says it has received the order of the Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC) to compensate customers following its prepaid vending challenges. However, the directive has to be discussed at the management level to see the best way to go about it. The General …

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PURC directs ECG to compensate customers over prepaid challenges

  The Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC) has directed the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) to compensate all customers affected by the vending challenges which occurred nationwide. ECG in the past few days had technical challenges affecting smooth service provision to prepaid customers in some operational areas of the country. …

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Transport fares not increased – GPRTU

  The Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU) says it has not increased transport fares. Richard Yaw Amankwah, Deputy General Secretary in Charge of Operations, GPRTU, told the Ghana News Agency that it was planning to increase transport fares, but is yet to meet the Ministry of Transport to present …

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Transport fares to go up by 30% – Concerned Drivers Association

  The Concerned Drivers Association has served notice to increase transport fares by 30% next week. The Concerned Drivers Association has served notice to increase transport fares by 30% next week. According to the group, the increment is due to the current economic situation they said they find themselves in …

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State loses GH¢9bn over reduction in benchmark values

By: brightwebtv nana asare barimah       The government has lost nearly GH¢9 billion in revenue from taxes generated on imported goods as a result of the reduction in the benchmark values in the last three years. The amount was lost between April 2019, when the implementation of the …

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NASICOG offers to help smoothen SIM reregistration process

By:brightwebtv/Nana asare barimah SIM cards Sat, 8 Jan 2022Source: gna.org.gh The National Association of Secretarial and Internet Café Operators – Ghana (NASICOG) has offered to assist smoothen the SIM card re-registration exercise. This comes in the midst of concerns by registrants over the slow nature of the process with long queues …

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KGL acquires First Otumfuo Commemorative Gold Coin for GHC1 million

By:brightwebtv/nana asare barimah KGL Group, a world class brand and one of the leading private sector companies in Africa has acquired the first ever 24- carat Commemorative Gold Coin for 1 million Ghana cedis in support of the establishment of a cultural resource centre which will employ the latest technologies …

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Fuel price: GPRTU “accepts” 15 Pesewa reduction but…

By:brightwebtv/nana asare barimah The General Secretary of Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU), Mr Godfred Abulbire says the Driver Union Unions have accepted the 15 pesewas reduction of fuel but will take further step if government fails to meet their demands within an expected time. The Coalition of Commercial Transport …

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Government completes takeover of AirtelTigo

  By:brightwebtv/ nana asare barimah The Government of Ghana has fully acquired 100 percent shares in telecommunication network AirtelTigo, along with all customers, assets, and liabilities. With this, the telecommunication network will now operate as a state-owned entity. The agreement for the transfer of AirtelTigo to the government was announced …

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1D1F: Akufo-Addo commissions garment manufacturing factory in Koforidua

  By:brightwebtv/nana asare barimah   The company specialises in the production of utility clothing, uniforms for security forces, hospital scrubs, uniforms for hotels, uniforms for schools and production of standardized uniforms.  MaaGrace Company Ltd under 1D1F The President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Tuesday, commissioned ‘MaaGrace Company Ltd’, a garment manufacturing company, …

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