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GIVE PRIORITY TO LOCAL FIRMS IN NEW OIL DEALS
2nd May 2018

Government has been advised to prioritise indigenous companies in awarding upstream petroleum contracts, as it prepares to launch its first-ever bidding round in the growing industry. Government announced recently that it will be issuing new...

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NO DUTCH DISEASE – OFORI-ATTA …EVEN AS OIL CROWDS OUT AGRIC SECTOR
24th April 2018

Despite the dwindling fortunes of agriculture since the start of commercial oil production some six years ago, the dreaded oil-linked Dutch disease has not set in, Finance Minister, Ken Ofori Atta has assured. Dutch disease references problems...

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PIAC CALLS FOR AKUFO-ADDO’S SWIFT ACTION ON 2017 ‘GHOST PROJECTS’ REPORT
17th April 2018

Chairman of the Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC), Dr Steve Manteaw, has urged the President to act swiftly on the Committee’s 2017 Project Inspections Report. Dr Manteaw says Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo must ensure that...

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MISSING OIL PROJECTS SAGA: KWAKYE OFOSU BLAMES MEDIA FOR 'DISTORTING' REPORT
16th April 2018

A former deputy Minister of Communications under the previous National Democratic Congress (NDC) government, Felix Kwakye-Ofosu has accused the media of “distorting” the report of the Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC)...

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PROBE PIAC REPORT - O.B. AMOAH TO AUDITOR-GENERAL
16th April 2018

The Auditor-General must, with immediate effect, follow-up on the report released by the Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC) which indicated that 50 per cent of the oil-funded projects in the three Northern regions were non-existent,...

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PIAC TO ASSIST A-G PROBE OIL-FUNDED PROJECTS
16th April 2018

The Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC) will be meeting the Auditor-General (A-G) next week to assist in investigating oil-funded projects in the Northern Region. According to the Chairman of the PIAC, Dr Steve Manteaw, it was...

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