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GOVT USES $284 MILLION OF SINKING FUND TO PAY DEBT
18th March 2020

The Minister of Finance has disclosed that a total amount of US$283,972,853.23 which was the excess over the capped amount was for the year 2018, was transferred to the Sinking Fund for debt repayment. The Minister, Ken Ofori Atta said the...

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PIAC CITES TULLOW OIL FOR WRONGFUL PAYMENTS
17th March 2020

Tullow Ghana Plc has joined the list of oil companies making wrongful lodgments of oil revenues due the government of Ghana. The 2019 Semi-annual Report of the Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC) cited Tullow of having made a...

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PIAC DEMANDS REVIEW OF GNPC’S MANDATE TO CHECK EXPENSES
9th March 2020

The Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC) believes the time has come for a review of the mandate and performance of the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) after operating as the nation’s oil company for the past 10...

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PIAC DEFENDS ITS RECENT REPORT ON GHANA’S FREE SHS
9th March 2020

The Chair of Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC), Noble Wadzah has defended the committee’s maiden free Senior High School (SHS) Implementation Monitoring Report for 2018/2019. According to him, “We have never been...

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ANADARKO MUST SETTLE $500 MILLION TAX OBLIGATION BEFORE THEY EXIT GHANA – KT HAMMOND
2nd March 2020

The Member of Parliament for Adansi Asokwa, Kwabena Tahiru Hammond, is demanding the payment of US$500 million dollars in tax revenue by petroleum firm Anardarko, before they exit the country. The Energy Ministry is set to approve the sale of the...

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FREE SHS DO NOT COVER ELECTIVE TEXTBOOKS - PIAC TECHNICAL MANAGER
18th February 2020

The Technical Manager at Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC), Mr. Mark Agyemang says elective textbooks are not covered under the free SHS policy. However, he said this has not been clearly communicated to parents by government,...

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