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VOTERS REGISTER BOATED BY 10% – BRITISH GOVERNMENT

The British government has acknowledged that Ghana’s controversial voters’ register is bloated by at least 10 percent.

AYARIGA FORMS APC

The former presidential candidate of the People’s National Congress, Hasaan Ayariga has made good his intention of forming a political party following his defeat in the recent congress of the PNC in Wa in the Upper West Region.

KICK NDC OUT – NANA

Presidential candidate of the New Patriotic Party, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has charged Ghanaians to kick the governing National Democratic Congress government out of office in the November elections.

33 FIRMS BID FOR ECG

Thirty-three companies from 13 foreign countries, as well as Ghana, had expressed interest in the Private Sector Participation in the Electricity Company of Ghana as at the end of last year.

DISCARDED MANUAL ROADWORTHY STICKERS COST ₵1.8M

The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority has said the 1.5 million manual roadworthy stickers cost ₵1.8 million, including Value Added Tax (VAT), and not ₵40 million as reported by the media.

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GOVERNMENT DENIES SALE OF AKOSOMBO DAM TO CHINESE COMPANY

The Akosombo hydro-electric dam has not been sold as is being rumoured, Communications Minister, Omane Boamah has said.

HASSAN AYARIGA FORMS NEW PARTY

Former presidential candidate of the People’s National Congress, Hasaan Ayariga has formed a new political party called the All People’s Congress (APC), on which ticket he intends to run for president in 2016.

GSE COERCES GOVERNMENT OVER CAPITAL GAINS TAX

The Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE) has assured that it will continue pushing for government to restore the exemption on capital gains tax and the 3 percent rebate on income taxes for listed companies during the first three years of their listing on the bourse.

‘PURE WATER’ PRICES TO GO UP THIS WEEK

Sachet-water producers in the country are set to increase the prices of their products on the market this week, due to the recent utility and fuel price hikes.

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PAC TARGETS CIVIL SERVANTS FOR WRONG-DOING

A member of the Public Accounts Committee, Simon Osei Mensah has urged Parliament to clamp down heavily on public and civil servants who embezzle state funds.