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Reaping the benefits of oil discovery in local content lies our redemption
24th November 2017

 In just a decade after the discovery of another natural resource, oil and gas in commercial quantities, Ghana seems to be making a strong case for itself by putting various frameworks in place to protect the interest of its people. Within a...

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Mines chamber calls for legal backing on mineral revenue
15th November 2017

The Ghana Chamber of Mines (GCM) is calling for a legal backing on the expenditure of mineral revenues in the country. According to the chamber, government must formulate a law that will protect or guide the expenditure of mineral revenues in the...

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Government advised to invest oil revenue on legacy projects
15th November 2017

Participants at a three-day workshop on Ghana’s oil revenue disbursement have implored government to shift from quantity to quality by investing the nation’s oil revenue on legacy projects. The workshop as organized in Koforidua was...

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Petroleum Revenue Mgt. Act breached for 7-yrs running – PIAC
15th November 2017

The Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC), has lamented the poor handling of projects funded with Ghana’s oil revenue without adherence to the Petroleum Revenue Management Act. According to a member of PIAC, Dr. Steve Manteaw,...

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Gov’t urged to be transparent in tracking oil-funded projects
15th November 2017

The government has been urged to be open and transparent with its decision to track projects funded with petroleum revenues across the country. Dr Steve Manteaw, Member of the country’s Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC)...

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500 Odorgonno students forced to use 3 toilets
15th November 2017

More than five hundred girls of the Odorgonno Senior High School have been left to make do with an old three-seater toilet facility after an oil cash-funded 18-seat facility constructed alongside a girls’ dormitory broke down after barely four...

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