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Dawa Irrigation dam poses danger to community
6th October 2017

DAWA, a community in Ningo Prampram area in the Greater Accra Region whose main occupation is farming, has commended the former government for the construction of the dam in the community. The project, which cost GH¢570,903 was under the...

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$600m Needed annually to undertake more road projects
6th October 2017

 The country will require an annual investment of at least US$600 million over the next 10 years to help keep at least 70 per cent of the country’s road infrastructure in good shape, the Coordinator of the Road Fund, Mr Francis D....

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Ghana’s Petroleum Revenue Hits All-Time-Low In 2016
6th October 2017

Ghana received a little over $247.18 million in 2016 from oil revenue – the lowest amount since Ghana began commercial production of oil in 2011. In 2011, when commercial production commenced, the country received $444.12 million in 2012...

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ITLOS ruling must prompt 'judicious' use of oil money - Kwame Jantuah
27th September 2017

The Vice-Chair of the Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC) wants government agencies to see the recent ruling on the maritime boundary dispute as a new chapter in how the country’s oil cash should be used. Kwame Jantuah is...

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Farmers at Dawa benefit from rehabiliatted dam
27th September 2017

The dam serves about 20 farmers scattered on about 55 acres of land at Dawa, a predominantly farming community. Petroleum revenue allocated to the project rehabilitated by the Ghana Irrigation Development Authority (GIDA), under the Ministry of...

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Ghana/Cote d'Ivoire Maritime dispute: Summary of Judgement by ITLOS
23rd September 2017

The long wait is over and the International Tribunal on the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) has accepted Ghana’s arguments in the maritime dispute with Ivory Coast. Ghana argued that the equidistance principle is used in delimiting the maritime...

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