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PIAC COMMENDS INCREASE IN OIL CASH INVESTED IN AGRICULTURE
3rd May 2019

The Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC) has commended government for increasing the amount of oil revenue invested in the agricultural sector last year. In 2018, more than GH¢251 million was invested in the agricultural...

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PIAC ACCUSES FINANCE MINISTRY OF LYING ABOUT PETROLEUM REVENUE SPENDING
3rd May 2019

The Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC) has accused the Finance Ministry of lying about its spending of the country’s petroleum revenues. The Ministry programmed an amount of GH¢1.55 billion for spending in 2018,...

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GNPC BOARD, K.K SARPONG SAGA: SPECIAL PROSECUTOR RESPONDS TO PETITIONER
3rd April 2019

The office of the Special Prosecutor has responded to a letter by the Strategic Energy Forum over what it described as corruption being perpetrated at the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) against the State by its CEO, Dr. Kofi Kodua...

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GNPC LOST GHC40.5M TO NON-CORE INVESTMENTS IN 2YRS–IFS
2nd April 2019

The state-owned oil company lost more than GH¢40.5million in investments made in non-core businesses over a two-year period spanning 2014 to 2016, a new report published by the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) has shown. The oil...

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SCHOOL PROJECTS LEFT TO ROT …AS SHS STUDENTS ARE HOUSED IN CLASSROOMS
20th March 2019

A number of uncompleted school projects in the Sefwi Wiaswo Municipality of the Western North Region has forced school authorities to accommodate students in structures meant as classrooms, as student population grows due to the Free Senior High...

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PIAC HOLDS PUBLIC MEETING ON PETROLEUM REVENUE PROJECTS IN SHAMA
19th March 2019

Dr Thomas Kojo Stephens, Vice Chairman of the Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC) has called for proper guidelines in the selection of priority areas when it comes to the execution of petroleum fund projects in the country. He...

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