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Use Heritage Fund as collateral to grow industry – Asantehene
2nd June 2017

The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, has suggested that Ghana’s Heritage Fund be used as collateral to help support Ghanaian industries. The Fund is a creation under the Petroleum Revenue Management Act (Act 815), 2011, to set aside a portion...

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PIAC questions quality of work funded with oil revenue
2nd June 2017

The Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC) has expressed disappointment over the poor execution of some projects funded with petroleum revenue in the Ashanti Region.Vice Chairman, Kwame Jantuah, has questioned, in particular, the...

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Ghana Gas seals deal with Chinese multinational company
24th April 2017

The Ghana National Gas Company (Ghana Gas) has signed a project implementation contract with the Chinese multinational oil fields service conglomerate known as the Yantai Jereh group. The project agreement is for the construction of an onshore...

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PIAC needs prosecutorial powers – Stakeholders
13th March 2017

As a statutory institution committed to ensuring efficient, transparent and accountable management of petroleum revenues and investments, the Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC) lacks the legal wherewithal to prosecute people who...

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Solicitation of Information from the General Public: 2016 Annual Report
17th February 2017

Solicitation of Information from the General Public: 2016 Annual Report The Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC) is a citizens-led statutory body established under Section 51 of the Petroleum Revenue Management (PRMA) Act (Act...

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Ofori-Attah quells outcry: ‘We won’t touch Heritage Fund’
17th June 2017

Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Attah, has dismissed suggestions by Senior Minister Yaw Osarfo Maafo that the Heritage Fund could be used to finance government’s Free Senior High School (SHS) policy. The Finance Minister told Joy News that the...

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