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GRA clamps down on Melcom, Shoprite and other stores over tax stamp policy

The Ghana Revenue Authority has instructed and further supervised the removal of excisable products without tax stamps from the shelves of Melcom, Shoprite, MaxMart and other shops in Accra. Manufacturers and importers of excisable products are required by law to fix hologram stamps on their products before they are sold to consumers, a directive detailed […]

Local NEWS

‘Ghana stands ready to beat malaria’ – Akufo-Addo

Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo says the effective execution of the National Strategic Plan for Malaria Control, as well as the introduction of other innovative strategies, means that “Ghana stands ready to beat malaria.” Speaking at the Malaria Summit London 2018, on Wednesday, April 18, 2018, on the sidelines of the ongoing Commonwealth Heads of Government […]

Local NEWS

Man, 55, kills stepson over a bowl of ‘banku’

A 55-year-old farmer, Sampson Adekakye has been arrested for murdering his 22yr old stepson known as “Nyebro” over a bowl of “banku”. The incident according to Agoo News occurred Saturday evening around 8:30 at Aprapong a suburb of Abetifi in the Kwahu East District of Eastern Region. Confirming the incident to Ebenezer Kojo Nyavor (K-Lover) […]

NEWS POLITICS

Double salary: 9 NDC Ministers to appear before CID today

Nine former Ministers under the erstwhile Mahama administration and Members of Parliament who are under Police investigations for allegedly taking double salaries are expected to appear before the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) of the Ghana Police Service. The CID has already written to the ex-government officials and demanded that they appear for questioning. About 22 […]

International NEWS

UAE stops paying Somali soldiers

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has stopped supporting Somalia’s army, including training its soldiers and paying their salaries, after a diplomatic fall-out between the two nations. The government in Mogadishu has been angered by Emirati plans to train security forces in the breakaway region of Somaliland and four days ago told the UAE that they […]