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GAS PRODUCTION SET TO RISE
1st August 2018

Momentum in Ghana’s hydrocarbons industry is increasing, with a new offshore field entering production, and the prospect of more oil and gas leases to be offered for exploration. In early July energy firm Eni Ghana Exploration and...

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ABANDONED DAM PROJECT POSES DANGER TO OHAWU RESIDENTS
1st August 2018

An abandoned dam project in the Ohawu community in the North Ketu District of the Volta Region is posing danger to the lives of residents, including farmers in the area. The construction in the irrigation dam was being funded with oil revenue to...

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PIAC TURNS TO SPECIAL PROSECUTOR
21st July 2018

The Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC) will soon hold a meeting with Martin Amidu, the Special Prosecutor (SP) over the disbursement of revenue accruing from the oil sector, Dr Steve Manteaw, Chairman of the Committee, has...

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CONDITIONS OF RURAL HIGH SCHOOLS PATHETIC – GBAMKONI CHIEF
21st July 2018

The Paramount Chief of the Gbamkoni community under the Bunkprugu district of the Northern region has bemoaned the unhealthy conditions students at the various rural Senior High Schools (SHSs) study in the area. According to Haruna Nasinmong Laar...

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NII MOI THOMPSON: SCRAP BOARDING SYSTEM TO SUSTAIN FREE SHS
21st July 2018

Following reports that the free Senior High programme consumes a chunk of budgetary allocation to the educational sector, a former Director-General of the National Development Planning Commission (NDPC), Dr. Nii Moi Thompson, has advised government...

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GOVT CAUTIONED OF BOUNDARY DISPUTE WITH TOGO
21st July 2018

The Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC) is cautioning government of an impending maritime boundary dispute with Togo over oil exploration in the East Keta Ultra Deep Block. According to the committee – which has oversight...

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