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Foundation has been laid for jobs – Nana Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has said that the government has put structures in place to ensure that the country’s unemployment challenges are addressed.

Mining Engineer writes: Goldfields Ghana’s transition to ‘contract mining’ unfair

As a Ghanaian Mining Engineer, I am a key stakeholder of the mining industry of this country and have decided to add my voice to the trending issue of Goldfields Ghana Limited, Tarkwa Gold Mine, making a transition from owner mining to contract mining, which will lead to over 1,700 Ghanaians losing their jobs, and hereby petition the government to step in with immediate effect.

The Ghana Revenue Authority Customs Division has announced the tax cuts and abolition announced in the 2017 budget will take effect next year.

The assurance follows communication to the Economic Community of West Africa States through the newly- amended Common External Tariffs.

About ten different taxes were abolished while others were reduced during the budget reading early this year.