The National Democratic Congress (NDC) Member of Parliament (MP) for Ningo Prampram constituency, Mr Sam George, has called on the government to implement the United Nations (UN) conventions on the statelessness of refugees in the country.
Some executive members of industry and commerce have
mentioned unfair competition from cheap imports, a slow growth in industry and
the lack of access to international markets, as the major operational
difficulties facing them.
The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) on Friday sealed off the premises of Unique Concerns Ghana Limited, a fishing company located in the Tema industrial area, for failing to pay custom duty, tax, penalty and interest.
The Commercial Manager of British Airways (BA), Mr James
Wooldridge, has advised the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) not to
license more airlines until existing facilities at the nation's lone
international airport – the Kotoka International Airport (KIA) – are expanded
to meet the growth in the aviation sector.
The Vice-President, Mr Kwesi Bekoe Amissah-Arthur, Thursday
met delegations from the Private Enterprises Foundation (PEF) and the
Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) to
explore areas where the government could support the private sector for
accelerated national development.
>>The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA), under the leadership
of its former Chief Executive, Mr Stanley Nii Adjiri Blankson constructed the
pedestrian shopping mall at the Kwame Nkrumah Circle to accommodate traders who
formally sold on the streets of the Central Business District at Makola under a
Following strong public criticism of the size of the
country’s budget deficit, the government has decided, among other things, to
implement periodic upward or downward adjustments of petroleum products to
avoid severe disruptions to public and private sector output and financial
The Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC) says
the government must conduct a forensic audit into the US$4.2 billion
expenditure supposedly incurred by the Jubilee Partners prior to the start of
oil production in 2010.
Some outstanding entrepreneurs in the country have been
nominated to receive honours at the third edition of UT-Ghana Entrepreneurs
Awards 2012, scheduled for Saturday, May 4, 2013 at the Banquet Hall, State
House, in Accra.