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Ghana: Government to review tax exemptions granted under ECOWAS common external tariff

The Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning in Ghana says it is working on reviewing tax exemptions it has granted under the ECOWAS Common External Tariff (CET). According to the Ministry, some exemptions granted importers would be substituted with other ones that are more suitable. A Deputy Finance Minister, Kwaku Kwarteng, made the revelations while responding to calls by Ghana

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Heavy Rains Render Parts of Accra in Floods

Many parts of Accra Ghana got flooded yesterday evening following many hours of heavy rains. The rains, which started at about 8 p.m on Monday lasted for almost seven hours. It, however, receded at about 3 a.m on Tuesday. Information gathered by WakeUP Africa indicates that the flood waters entered many homes and rooms. Similarly, the flood waters carried debris from

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FIFA Names Veron Mosengo-Omba to supervise Ghana football crisis

FIFA’s new director of development for Africa and the Caribbean, Veron Mosengo-Omba, has been appointed by the world governing to oversee the crisis that has afflicted the governance of the game in Ghana, WakeUp Africa can confirm. Mosengo-Omba, a highly experienced operator of the African terrain, has been chosen by General Secretary Fatma Samoura to mediate in the matters in

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MKO ABIOLA HONOUR, A POLITICAL GIMMICK OR NOT?

That President Muhammadu Buhari is a man who cannot be predicted is already an established fact, like the typical cat with nine lives, he always has some aces to play with. Seeing the way the popularity and love for the APC had suddenly degenerated in the minds of Nigerians due to the unexplained hardship that is still persistent in the

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Anas Exposé: Kwasi Nyantakyi resigns from CAF & FIFA

Former President of the Ghana Football Association, Kwasi Nyantakyi, has resigned from the positions he was occupying in both the Confederation of African Football (CAF) and the Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) as a result of the Ana’s exposé, WakeUpafrica.com can confirm. The Ghanaian FA President was the First Vice President of the continental body and FIFA Council Member.

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