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Construction of offshore oil and gas project begins

President John Mahama has performed a ground breaking ceremony for the start of a seven billion dollar offshore Cape Three Points integrated oil and gas project at Sanzuley in the ... more
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GOIL to raise GH155 million in renounceable rights issue

Ghana Oil Company Limited (GOIL) the nations foremost indigenous oil marketing company has rolled out a financial strategy to raise 155 million through a renounceable rights issue. As a result ... more
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Ghanas energy crisis is a result of govt’s lack of ideas Eva Lokko

Parliamentary aspirant of the Progressive Peoples Party (PPP) for the Klottey Korle Constituency, Eva Lokko says the countrys energy crisis is persisting because the governing National Democratic Congress (NDC) lacks ... more
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Mahama has created more than 800,000 jobs

In response to criticisms of a poor job-creation record, the government pointed out jobs it has created since 2013. By Joy News estimates they are at least 800,000 jobs. In ... more
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Deadly heat wave is shattering all-time records in Southeast Asia, India

Southeast Asia and India are currently enduring a historic and brutal heat wave that has already been blamed for more than 150 deaths and shows few signs of relenting. April ... more
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Venezuela introduces two-day week to save energy

A socialist government ordered public workers on Tuesday to work a two-day week as an energy-saving measure in the crisis-hit South American country. President Nicolas Maduro had already given most ... more
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Fuel prices likely to go up by 10% next week

Petroleum prices are likely to go up by 10 per cent next week following a rise in crude oil prices on the international market. The upward adjustment is expected to ... more
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2015 economic growth slows marginally to 3.9%

Ghanas economic growth for 2015 went down marginally compared to 2014, with figures from the Ghana Statistical Service Wednesday showing growth, including oil, reducing marginally to 3.9 percent from 4 ... more
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Akufo-Addo inaugurates NPP Campaign Sector Committees

The 2016 presidential candidate of the New Patriotic Party, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has inaugurated campaign sector committees of the party. The committees have been tasked with the formulation of ... more
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Nyitavuta gets solar lamps following Joy News report

It used to be pitch-dark at night in farming community Nyitavuta, sited in the heart of aforest in the Akatsi North District of the Volta Region. But its now a ... more
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VIAM Africa appoints new Board Chair for Ghana branch

VIAM Africa Centre for Education and Social Policy has appointed Mr Steven Kyerematen as Board Chairman for its Ghana branch. Mr Stephen Kyerematen, a distinguished insurance professional with four decades ... more
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Energy expert demands full disclosure of details on state of FPSO

Energy expert demands full disclosure of details on thestate of FPSO amid fears repair works will take another eight more weeks. The Co-chair of the Ghana Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative ... more
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