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PIAC CALLS FOR SANCTIONS AGAINST CONTRACTORS WHO EXECUTE SHODDY WORKS
12th October 2020

The Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC) has called on government to initiate punitive measures against contractors who execute shoddy works on oil-funded projects. PIAC, which has oversight responsibility over the management of...

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FORUM MAKES CASE FOR SUSTAINED PETROLEUM REVENUE INVESTMENT IN HEALTH SECTOR
15th September 2020

A forum on the management and use of petroleum revenues has made a strong case for government to provide sustained funding by investing petroleum revenues in the health sector. The Accountability Workstream Lead at the Ghana Oil and Gas for...

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PIAC CALLS FOR DIALOGUE ON NHIS
11th September 2020

The Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC) has called for a national dialogue on the inclusion of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) in the allocation of petroleum revenues. In the view of PIAC, which was articulated by a...

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PIAC KICKS AGAINST COLLATERALISATION OF OIL REVENUE
4th September 2020

The Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC) has warned against the use of oil revenue as collateral for government borrowing, arguing that the practice could prevent the country from making the most of its hydrocarbon resources. The...

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COMPEL MOF TO ACCOUNT FOR UNUTILIZED ABFA FUNDS – PIAC TO PARLIAMENT
4th September 2020

The Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC) has described the Ministry of Finance’s inability to account for unutilized funds in the Annual Budget Funding Amount (ABFA) as...

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PIAC, EOCO INVESTIGATE INFRACTIONS OF PETROLEUM REVENUE MANAGEMENT ACT
2nd September 2020

The Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC) has started working with the Economic and Organised Crimes Office (EOCO) to investigate some infractions of the Petroleum Revenue Management Act, 2011 (PRMA Act 815). This is because in the...

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