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February 19, 2018 7:53 AM Ebony’s death: Tourism Ministry to embark on road safety campaign

The Minister for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Catherine Abelema Afeku, has said her Ministry will embark on a road safety awareness campaign to ensure sanity on the roads and save more lives. Her comments follow the sudden demise of music icon Priscilla Opkou Kwarteng, known in show-business as Ebony Reigns. “Lets us immortalize this tragedy, so something 2

February 16, 2018 5:30 AM COCOBOD condemns takeover of cocoa lands by rubber plantation

The Ghana COCOBOD has condemned the recent and continuous destruction of cocoa plantations by illegal mining companies. The cocoa regulator has also bemoaned the sale of cocoa farm lands to rubber plantation investors by land owners. Some cocoa farmers in the Eastern Region have threatened to embark on a demonstration to register their displeasure over the destruction 3

February 15, 2018 5:59 PM Declining inflation to trigger lower policy rate (Article)

Headline inflation surprised when it fell sharply in January to 10.3%; year on year from 11.8% in December. This was well below our expectations for a marginal increase to 11.9%, largely owing to base effects. The deceleration in inflation will have been positively received by the Bank of Ghana’s MPC, which was concerned about underlying inflationary 2

February 15, 2018 4:07 PM Only Africans can solve their problems – Nana Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo says the problems and challenges confronting the African continent can best be solved by Africans themselves. According to him, no western power can solve the continent’s problems “except Africans themselves.” “It should not require emphasizing that no one is going to sort out matters for Africa, except Africans 4

February 15, 2018 7:10 AM Beware of robbers – Police caution mobile money operators

The Ashanti Regional Police Command has cautioned Mobile Money merchants and business owners to be wary of a gang of criminals targeting their businesses within the Kumasi metropolis. This comes after some unknown men launched series of attacks on mobile money merchants in the country. The most recent one resulted in the killing of a 31-year old operator 4

February 15, 2018 5:30 AM Importers resist Customs’ Cargo Tracking Notes policy

Businesses at the ports are opposing customs new policy, the Cargo Tracking Notes (CTN), saying it will add unto their cost of production. The CTN is expected to track all imports to Ghana to reduce revenue losses with under declaration. Even before its implementation in March 2018, the businesses say they will be disadvantaged. The freight forwarders 5

February 14, 2018 6:38 PM Fair Wages considers halting yearly base pay rises

The Fair Wages and Salaries Commission has disclosed to Citi Business News plans to halt the yearly review of the base salary of public sector workers on the Single Spine Salary Structure (SSSS). The CEO of the Commission, Dr. Edward Kwapong, said the decision should give value for money and link productivity with pay. Being in existence for about eight 3

February 14, 2018 2:30 PM Accra’s leading malls launch holiday bonanza for shoppers

The capital’s three leading malls; West Hills Mall, Accra Mall and Achimota Retail Centre, have jointly unveiled an unprecedented holiday promotion which will sponsor lucky shoppers and their partners on all-expenses-paid trips to dreamland destinations in Dubai, Mauritius and Cape Town. The ‘Triple Travel Trivia’ is a shopper reward and loyalty promotion 4

February 14, 2018 5:30 AM Demand for locally made chocolates rise

It appears manufacturers of locally produced chocolates will have to double their production levels at least for this year’s edition of the National Chocolate Day. It follows what could be described as the increased preference for locally manufactured chocolates by some Ghanaians on the occasion of National Chocolate Day. Checks by Citi Business News indicate 2

February 13, 2018 9:27 AM Scrap 15% Special Petroleum Tax–IES

The Institute of Energy Security (IES) has called for the outright abolishment of the 15 percent Special Petroleum Tax. The call comes after the Chamber of Petroleum Consumers (COPEC) and the Industrial and Commercial Union (ICU) embarked on a demonstration over frequent hikes in petroleum prices. The National Petroleum Authority (NPA) has assured that it will take a look at tax and make some adjustment 3