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Agric starved of oil funds
22nd September 2017

It has emerged that six years into petroleum production in Ghana, only 11 per cent of the accrued revenue has been allocated to the agricultural sector which is touted as the mainstay of the economy. Indeed, agricultural modernisation is part of...

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Sanction PRMA defaulters - Chiefs
22nd September 2017

A REPORT from the Public Interest of Accountability Committee (PIAC) indicates that oil and gas revenue from 2011 to 2016 was expended on things outside the Petroleum Revenues Management Act (PRAM), which mandates the Minister of Finance to select...

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Sanction officials who misuse oil revenue - PIAC
19th September 2017

Participants in a public forum on the management of petroleum revenues have strongly recommended penalties for those who divert oil revenue for other purposes. A report by the Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC) showed that some...

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PIAC urges gov't to audit all projects funded by oil revenue
19th September 2017

Public Interest and Accountability Committee, PIAC has called for a forensic audit of all state projects that were funded by revenues from the oil and gas production. A member of PIAC, Dr. Steve Manteaw told JoyBusiness, “the time has come...

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Citizens must ensure governments use long term development plan - PIAC
15th September 2017

Accra, Sept. 13, GNA - The Public and Accountability Committee (PIAC) says it is up to citizens of Ghana to ensure that current and successive governments use Ghana’s long term development plan as the basis for setting priorities for...

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Diversify funding sources for Free SHS - Manteaw
15th September 2017

A policy analyst at the Integrated Social Development Center (ISODEC), Dr. Steve Manteaw, is calling for the diversification of the source of funding for the government’s Free Senior High School policy. According to him, depending solely on...

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