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Settled! Oil, natural resource proceeds will fund Free SHS
15th September 2017

President Nana Akufo-Addo has settled the quandary over the source of funding for his flagship Free SHS policy, announcing that the programme will be paid for by mineral and oil revenues. The Minority Leader Haruna Iddrisu at a news conference...

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PIAC wants MMDAs involved in implementing projects from oil revenue
30th August 2017

Dr. Steve Manteaw is a member of PIAC The non-involvement of local authorities in the selection and supervision of projects funded with petroleum revenue has been identified as a factor to public dissatisfaction with the management of Ghana’s...

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GIVE PIAC PROSECUTORIAL POWERS - Ghanaians Demand
30th August 2017

Ghanaians are calling on the government to make amendments to the Petroleum Revenue Management Act that will give the Public Interest and Accountability Committee prosecutorial powers to haul corrupt officials from both public and private...

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Delayed payment stalls oil-funded road project in Aflao
15th August 2017

The inability of the government to release funds for the bitumen surfacing for some town roads in Aflao in the Volta Region has stalled the completion of the work, initially scheduled for November 2016. Work on the 1.45 Kilometer (km) Old Melcom...

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GNPC to spend US$534.77m this year…as Parliament approves its work prog. for 2017
10th August 2017

The Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) is seeking to spend US$534.77million for the 2017 financial year, a report on the Mines and Energy Committee of Parliament has revealed. The state-owned petroleum exploration, licensing, and...

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PIAC engages residents of Keta on use of oil revenues
10th August 2017

 The Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC) – the committee with oversight responsibility for the prudent management of oil revenues – has engaged citizens of two districts in the Volta Region on how oil revenues have...

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