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6 decisions gov’t has taken on premix diversion scandal

The government, through the Ministry of Energy, Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development, National Petroleum Authority and the National Premix Fuel Committee, have committed to taking 6 steps to address the premix fuel diversion canker reported by Citi FM over the past one week.

Ghana’s first public policy think-tank, the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) has been awarded ‘The Best Policy Think-Tank in Ghana’ at the prestigious maiden UK-Ghana Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards Ceremony in Accra on Saturday, 2nd December 2017.

The award was presented by the British High Commissioner H.E Iain Walker and received by Mrs Jean Mensa, the Executive Director of the IEA.

Fire destroys shops at Tamale market

A spark from a welding machine on Sunday morning caused a fire outbreak which destroyed two shops at the Tamale Central Market.

The cost of the destruction is said to run into thousands of cedis. There were no casualties recorded.

Fuseini Hamza, a 41-year-old cashier at the Small Tax Office of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) in Tamale, has appeared before a Tamale High Court for allegedly stealing an amount of GH¢2,043,774.30 belonging to the state.

He was charged with two counts of stealing, contrary to Section 124(1) of Criminal Offences Act, 1960 (Act 29), and money laundering, contrary to Section 1(1)(a) of the Anti-Money Laundering Act, 2008 (Act 749) as amended by Act 874.

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