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Dr Samuel Annor, NHIA CEO

The struggling National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) has been indicted for wanton financial waste and abuse of procurement processes.

Audit work done by the Ghana Audit Service shows that the Authority may be losing close to 23 million Ghana cedis, plus over 3 million dollars, through duplication of contract activity and unsubstantiated payments.

The Authority has also been found to have abused the Single Source Procurement method as stipulated by law.

Komenda Sugar Factory

The Komenda Edina Eguafo Abrem traditional council says it will petition President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo over deserting the Komenda Sugar factory if it is not made functional.

According to the chiefs, the sugar factory refurbished under the erstwhile John Mahama led NDC government has been abandoned without a clear vision on when it would be made operational.

Ghana's fishing license fee rate is the cheapest among the 10 countries implementing the West African Regional Fisheries Project with commercial fishing activities.

This revelation has been identified as one of the major factors for the depletion of fish stock in the country's territorial waters. On the same league table with Mauritius, Senegal, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia and Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana's license rate of 35 dollars for industrial fishing vessels has been identified to be the lowest rate among these countries, thereby attracting the attention of other vessels who hitherto operated in countries with demanding conditions and requirements.

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