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2017-07-21 The Accra Declaration - 2nd Kwame Nkrumah Pan African Intellectual and Cultural Festival
[Fahamu] Reparatory Justice must be the clarion call of the African Peoples at home and abroad. This was the Declaration of the 2nd Kwame Nkrumah Intellectual and Cultural Festival which was held in Accra from 25 June to 1 July, 2017. The Festival was hosted by the Institute of African Studies of the University of Ghana under the auspices of the third Kwame Nkrumah Chair, Professor Horace Campbell.

2017-07-20 President Interacts With Press
[Ghana Govt.] The President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has said that his government will not rush to prosecute alleged corrupt past government officials without properly gathering a well-researched, strong and compelling evidence to secure judgment.

2017-07-20 Maintain Integrity of Vat Regime
[Business Day] The Value Added Tax (VAT) was introduced (or rather re-introduced) to replace the sales tax regime in December 1998, after the first attempt failed in 1995. Since the VAT in Ghana will be 20 years in 2018, we must transcend the current public debate on very basic principles of VAT regimes and, rather, bring the tax in line with global best practice. We will review some of these basic principles before commenting on issues arising out of the current debate.

2017-07-20 National Road Safety Commission Has Taken Delivery of 2000 Copies of Vehicle Tyres Guidelines Manuals
[Ghana Govt.] Infinity Tyres Ghana Limited, a tyre importer and Retail Services Company in Ghana, has donated 2000 copies of a printed manual detailing the Guidelines for Importation, Sale and Use of Vehicle Tyres in Ghana.

2017-07-21 Mahama Drums Up Namibia's Energy Potential
[New Era] Windhoek -Former Ghanaian president John Mahama says Namibia has been identified among several African countries with the capacity and comparative advantage to supply its own power and meet the needs of the wider sub-regions.

2017-07-20 Immorality/ HIV Connection - a Deeper Perspective
[Ghana Govt.] It is bad enough that people are dying of AIDS but no one should die of ignorance -Elizabeth Taylor

2017-07-20 Actionaid Ghana Hosts Workshop/Launches Report On Tax, Education Privatization and the Right to Education
[Ghana Govt.] A Report entitled: "Tax, Education Privatization and the Right to Education--Influencing Education Financing in Ghana" was, yesterday, launched in Accra.

2017-07-20 Aada, Nadmo Present Items to Disaster Victims
[Ghana Govt.] The National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO) and the Atebubu-Amantin district assembly have presented assorted items to disaster victims at Nyomoase and Bolga Nkwanta both in the Atebubu-Amantin district of the Brong Ahafo region.

2017-07-19 GCNET Commits to Provision of Innovative and Quality E-Solutions
[Business Day] The Ghana Community Network Services Limited (GCNet) has assured its stakeholders of continued commitment to providing quality and innovative e-solutions towards promoting trade facilitation, business development, revenue mobilization and Ghanaian business competitiveness.

2017-07-19 AfDB Focuses On Fashion Industry
[Business Day] THE African Development Bank (AfDB) has called for the empowerment of small and medium operators in the textiles, apparel and accessories sectors as a deliberate job creation strategy.

2017-07-18 Bewda Trains Community-Based Anti-Violence Teams Within the Pusiga District
[Ghana Govt.] A training programme for Community-Based Anti-Violence Teams (COMBATs) within the Pusiga District has taken place at Pusiga in the Bawku Municipality of the Upper East Region.

2017-07-18 Ministry of Information to Revamp ISD
[Ghana Govt.] The Ministry of Information (MoI) will soon come out with modalities that will give the Ministry a facelift and rid its vicinity of squatters.

2017-07-18 Regional Course On Government Finance Statistics Opens in Accra
[Ghana Govt.] A Regional Course on Government Finance Statistics (GFS), which is intended to upscale the knowledge of participants on the conceptual framework of GFS, as presented in the International Monetary Fund's GFS Manual 2014 (GFSM 2014), has begun in Accra.

2017-07-18 Ministry to Revamp Isd
[Ghana Govt.] The Ministry of Information (MoF) will soon come out with modalities that will give the Ministry a facelift and rid its vicinity of squatters.

2017-07-17 Air France, KLM Court Trade Dispute
[Business Day] There are indications that the ban on 'Ghana Must Go' bags by Air France and KLM presents a potential risk of a trade war between France and the West African Sub-region, Nana Kweku Owusu Sekyere, a security analyst has suggested.

2017-07-18 Chinese Ambassador to Ghana Paid a Courtesy Call On Secretary to the Cabinet of the Presidency
[Focac] On 10th July 2017, Chinese Ambassador to Ghana H.E. Mdm. Sun Baohong paid a courtesy call on Secretary to the Cabinet of the Presidency Hon. Mercy Debrah-Karikari. Both sides exchange views on issues of China-Ghana relations and China-Ghana cooperation.

2017-07-17 Ghanaian Traditional Authorities and the Funeral Rites of Galamsey
[Ghana Govt.] Can some smart evangelist quickly crosscheck this passage in Bible - Mark 8:36? I paraphrase: "For what inheritance shall a traditional ruler bestow his descendants if he accumulates all the 'Chinese Dollars' in the globe but desecrates theforests and rivers bequeath him by his ancestors?"

2017-07-17 BoG Records Ghc1.54 Billion Float Balances
[Business Day] Head of Department for Payment Systems at the Bank of Ghana (BoG), Dr. Settor Kobla Amediku, has indicated that movement of money from circulation into the banking system makes the country's monitory policy very effective.

2017-07-17 Excellent Customer Service Is Key
[Business Day] ... Happy Forson

2017-07-17 Students Shun Agric College for Varsities
[Business Day] By Ernest KISSIEDU

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