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June inflation decreases to 12.1%

Inflation for June this year decreased to 12.1 percent. This represents a 0.5 percent drop compared to the 12.6 percent recorded in May this year. The inflation measures the change over time in the general price level of goods and services that consumers purchase. The Acting Government Statistician, Baah Wadieh …

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Gov’t increases minimum wage by 10%

Government has announced a 10 percent increase in the daily minimum wage for workers. A statement issued by the Ministry of Employment and Labour Relations and cited by Citi Business News, said the decision was taken by the National Tripartite Committee. The statement was jointly signed by Employment and Labour Relations …

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Polio, Measles vaccine shortage hit Ghana

Nursing mothers in Ghana would have to wait until next week before having their babies vaccinated against Polio and Measles following the shortage of the vaccines in the country. This is because Ghana owed the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), the international body that procures the vaccine, a huge sum …

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Afia Tenge nearly lynched for ‘abominable’ dressing

The Public Relations Officer of the Accra Regional Police Command, ASP Afia Tenge, has disclosed she was nearly lynched by a mob, and, thus, strongly condemns the prevalence of instant justice in the country. Narrating her ordeal on the Executive Breakfast Show (EBS) on Class91.3FM on Friday, 2 June, Ms …

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Lawyer threatens to sue AG over $2.2bn bond

Private Legal Practitioner, Victor Adawudu, has threatened to drag the Attorney General, Gloria Akuffo to court over her failure to provide more information on the controversial $ 2.2bn bond. The Lawyer indicated that, he might sue the AG if she fails to make details on the bond available. “If the …

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MP pushes for law to deal with mob attacks

A Member of Parliament is pushing for a law to deal with the problem of mob injustice to discourage people from engaging in such acts. The MP’s move follows the lynching of a military officer, Captain Maxwell Adam Mahama, by residents of Denkyira Obuasi. The Parliamentarians have joined the public, …

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Parliament summons Finance Minister over $2.25bn bond

Parliament has passed a half hour motion to compel the Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta, to provide detailed information on the recent 2.25 billion dollar bond issued by Government. The Minister is expected to respond to the motion within one week. The motion was filed by the Minority Leader, Haruna Iddrisu, …

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