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SSNIT Scam Docket Not Ready – EOCO

The Case docket on the Social Security and National Insurance Trust’s (SSNIT’s) $72 million software scandal is not yet ready to be submitted to the Attorney General (AG), the Economic and Organized Crime Office (EOCO) has indicated. This is contrary to EOCO’s earlier promise that the docket was going to be ready within two weeks. EOCO had told DAILY GUIDE ...

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Finance Ministry Acquires Software To Check Unrealistic Budget Estimates

Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta A software designed to equip district and regional procurement officers and engineers to prepare realistic budget estimates for infrastructural projects has been introduced by the Ministry of Finance and the Public Procurement Authority (PPA). The software is also intended to foster transparency and address variations in the costs of public projects such as roads, buildings, power, ...

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CID Boss Sacked

Bright Oduro, Director-General of the Criminal Investigations Department (CID), according to reports, has been asked to proceed on leave. According to starrfmonline.com, sources from the police service have revealed that, Mr. Oduro is not expected to return to his position. Sources also have it that, Mr. Oduro assumed office on January 28, 2017 but has been asked to go on ...

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Female Prison Warder Caught Having An Affair With Inmate

Sadly, the prison warder committed suicide following circulation of the image. The center’s officials say the inmate in question is likely to suffer some sanctions after investigations are done. It has emerged that a Losperfontein Correctional Centre employee committed suicide on Monday morning after photos of her being strangely intimate with a prison inmate went viral. According to Correctional Services ...

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Tax Cuts

Reading of 2017 Budget: Ghanaians expect tax cuts MANY Ghanaians are expecting reduction in imports levies and other taxes in anticipation of the budget reading today by the Minister of Finance, Mr. Ken Ofori Atta. Food vendors, teachers, motor repairers, cobblers, mobile phone sellers, auto parts dealers, business associations have recapped their various needs to be factored in the budget. ...

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