COPEC wants ‘undersubscribed’ energy bond halted

COPEC, a petroleum sector watchdog, is demanding that government abrogates the ¢10 billion Energy Bond currently being issued. According to the petroleum sector watchdog, the bond rules out any possibility for the government to scale down on taxes on the commodity “even in the event of shocks on the international markets as happened in recent times from the hurricanes whose […]

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Ghana Card to be primary ID for all services

Come November 20, 2017, the National Identification Authority (NIA) will start issuing instant smart National ID cards under a very strict multi-level verification process. The ID card, dubbed Ghana Card, is meant to be the primary ID card that citizens will use to access all services in the country, including even traveling within the West African sub-region. It will be […]

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Sammy Awuku slams Police for failing to deal with political vigilantism

National Youth Organiser of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP), Sammy Awuku has taken a swipe at the security agencies in the country, particularly, the police for failing to deal with pro-NPP vigilante groups. According to the outspoken youth leader, the inaction on the part of the security forces to deal with political vigilantism was causing overwhelming distress to President […]

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