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2014-04-23 President Mahama Postpones Ashanti Tour Again?
[Ghanaian Chronicle]THE CHRONICLE has picked signals that the much anticipated tour by the President, His Excellency John Dramani Mahama to the Ashanti Regional capital, may not come off after all.

2014-04-23 Techiman Residents Commends MCE for Hard Work.
[Ghana Govt.]Residents of Techiman in the Brong Ahafo Region have commended the Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) Mr. Phillip Oppong Amponsah for his hard work to improve the lives of the people in the Municipality.

2014-04-24 American Remanded for Smoking 'Wee'
[Ghanaian Chronicle]An Accra Circuit Court has remanded a 35 year old American citizen into police custody for unlawful use of drugs suspected to be narcotic, contrary to section 5(1) of PNDC law 236/90.

2014-04-24 Amended VAT Law - Banks Must Stop Being Disingenuous
[Ghanaian Chronicle]The hearts of Ghanaians and foreigners alike, who are customers of the various banks in the country, must have missed several beats yesterday morning upon reading or hearing of The Chronicle lead story 'Banks Face Collapse ... as gov't imposes VAT on deposits, salaries etc.'

2014-04-24 Five Nigerians Nabbed in Ghana for Killing Fellow Student
[Daily Trust]Five Nigerian university students have been arrested by the Ghana's State Security Service (SSS) over the killing of a fellow Nigerian student, BBC Hausa radio reported yesterday.

2014-04-23 Ghana to Reward Entrepreneurs
[CAJ News]Accra -EXCELLING Ghana entrepreneurs will to receive awards at the fourth edition of Ghana Entrepreneur Awards 2013 on Friday.

2014-04-23 Bank Clients Outrage at Vat Regulations
[CAJ News]Accra -LOCAL bank customers Ghana have expressed anger at the decision of the government to place 17, 5 percent Value Added Tax (VAT) on all transactions.

2014-04-23 Ghana Varsities to Benefit From WB Funding
[CAJ News]Accra -The University of Ghana and the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) will benefit from the World Bank's Uuniversity-based Centres of Excellence in West and Central Africa.

2014-04-23 Improper Control of Devices Marred Ghana Election
[CAJ News]Dateline -CHANA's Electoral Commission says poor handling of the biometric verification devices (BVDs) has resulted in their breakdown, setback that nearly marred the country's 2012 general elections.

2014-04-22 Canadian Firm Bust As Minister's Signature Is Forged
[CAJ News]Accra -GHANA police have arrested officials of an international oil exploration firm for allegedly forging the signature of Ghana's Energy and Petroleum Minister to secure a piece of oil rich land in the Western Region.

2014-04-21 Ghana Assumes Ecowas Chair At UN
[Ghana Govt.]Ghana's Permanent Ambassador to the United Nations, Ken Kanda, has assumed chairmanship of the ECOWAS group at the United Nations Headquarters in New York.

2014-04-21 Ghana Shouldn't Be Intimidated to Signing EPA - AGI
[Ghanaian Chronicle]The Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) has urged the government to take a resolute stance and not be intimidated into signing the controversial Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) with the European Union (EU). The call comes ahead of the country's national consultation forum on the EPA, which takes place today, at the Accra International Conference Centre.

2014-04-22 Court Rules on IT Firm, Bank Deadlock
[CAJ News]Accra -GHANA'S Commercial Division of the Accra High Court has ordered Skynet Computers Limited, an information technology firm, to recover an amount of $176 787,5 (GH¢282,860) from ARB Apex Bank Limited.

2014-04-22 Ghana Bank Clients to Pay Vat
[CAJ News]Accra -A NUMBER banks operating in Ghana face a daunting task of growth following the revelation that the government is planning, through the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA), to place 17,5 percent Value Added Tax (VAT) on all transactions in the country.

2014-04-22 Lack of Funds Stalls Ghana Migration Process
[CAJ News]Accra -CHINESE Ambassador to Ghana, Sun Baohong, pledged to intervene to ensure Exim Bank of China honoured its pledge to fund the migration process from analogue to Digital Terrestrial Television system.

2014-04-22 Clients Outrage at Vodafone Glitch
[CAJ News]Accra -VODAFONE Ghana subscribers expressed anger over the failure of the telecoms service provider to restore its services, a setback that has left them unable to recharge.

2014-04-22 Emirates Reaches Milestone in Ghana
[CAJ News]Accra -EMIRATES has opened a new office in Accra to mark its tenth anniversary of operations in Ghana.

2014-04-22 Regus Targets Low Earth Day Carbon Emission
[CAJ News]Accra -REGUS, the global flexible workplace provider, is opening its two business lounges in Accra Movenpick and Roman Ridge for free on Earth Day to help employees save gas and reduce emissions.

2014-04-21 China's New Envoy to Ghana Visits Minister of Information
[Focac]Accra -China's Ambassador to Ghana, Sun Baohong, on Wednesday visited Ghana's information minister for promotion of bilateral relations.

2014-04-21 Imani Report - Evidence-Based Support for Ghana's Government to Ratify the EPA
[Ghanaian Chronicle]"Ghana must, however, consider traditional measures to guarantee market access seeing as a regional partnership agreement would not have been ratified before the deadline of 14th October of this year"- President Mahama, 2014 State of the Nation Address in Parliament.

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