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Budget 2018: Electricity consumers to benefit from 13% reduction

From next year, residential and non-residential electricity consumers will enjoy 13 percent reduction in their tariffs. During his second budget presentation Wednesday, Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta disclosed that government is working on a number of interventions to relieve consumers. “If government recommendations to Public Utility and Regulatory Commission (PURC) are accepted, …

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2018 budget full of slogans and ‘half-truths’ – Muntaka

Minority Chief, Mubarak Muntaka, has pooh-poohed government’s 2018 budget and policy statement presented in Parliament today [Wednesday], November 15. Speaking to Citibusiness Editor, Vivian Kai Lokko after the Finance Minister, Ken Ofori Atta had presented the budget in the law making house, Mr. Muntaka, MP for Asawase, said government failed …

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2018 Budget: Electricity tariffs cut by 13%

The Akufo-Addo-led government has reduced the cost of electricity in the country. The 2018 budget statement presented to Parliament by Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta on Wednesday, 15 November, said: “Government in 2018, will work towards keeping the lights on at affordable rates to consumers, particularly industries and small businesses through …

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In pictures: What Akufo-Addo-led administration has achieved so far

As the Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta prepares to deliver the 2018 budget in Parliament, here is how the Akufo-Addo-led administration has performed in 2017. The Bill has subscequently been passed by Parliament  Source: Myjoyonline.com

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2018 NDC Polls: Don’t Intimidate Potential Candidates – Portuphy To Party Members

National Chairman of the biggest opposition National Democratic Congress party,(NDC), Mr Kofi Portuphy has warned its members to desist from vilifying other potential candidates against each other in its upcoming 2018 polls. In a statement copied to the media, Mr Portuphy, said “the Functional Executive Committee (FEC) notice with extreme …

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NDC issues strong warning to aspirants; warns against vilifying opponents

The Functional Executive Committee (FEC) of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has warned members seeking to contest for various offices in the party’s upcoming polls in 2018 to desist from vilifying those others with similar interests. In a statement copied to Joy News, the Committee said it has observed …

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Inusah Fuseini seizes NDC Organizer’s car in Mahama and Alabi fight

Police in Tamale acting on a report by the Member of Tamale Central constituency, Alhaji Inusah Fuseini, has seized a vehicle belonging to an executive of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) party in the Northern region as divisions continue to deepen to dangerous levels months after the John Mahama Unity …

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NDC’s 10 chairmen endorse Mahama for 2020

All 10 regional Chairmen of the main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) have asked former President John Dramani Mahama to lead the party into the 2020 elections.The Regional Chairpersons who had a meeting with Mr Mahama on Thursday, 9 November in Accra the former president “to consider the request of …

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Minister cautions TESCON members to stay away from political vigilantism

The Northern Regional Minister,  Salifu Saeed has cautioned members of the Tertiary Education Students Confederacy Network (TESCON) of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Tamale Technical University Chapter, to stay away from acts of vigilantism that will affect the peace of the country. Mr. Saeed who was speaking at a forum …

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‘Mentally Deranged Characters’ Listing Me Among ‘Land Grabbers’ – Stan Dogbe

Aide to former president John Mahama, Stan Dogbe has taken a swipe at persons he claims are discussing his supposed acquisition of state land on Facebook and other media platforms. Describing such people as “mentally deranged characters” in his Facebook post on Wednesday night, the former Director of Communications at …

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