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Stranded petty traders count cost of relocation exercise

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Some members of the Kejetia United Petty Traders Association, have bemoaned the huge cost incurred in their businesses, following the recent relocation exercise by...
CoST builds Capacity

CoST builds Capacity for District Citizens monitoring group

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A capacity building workshop for 48 stakeholders from the eight CoST participating districts has been organised to expose them to existing laws in Ghana...
AFRICA EYE-PRESIDENT

Scrap medical cost of violent abused cases – AFRICA EYE

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Ghana is currently reeling and trending on the prevalent cases of domestic violence. The pain and financial difficulties of paying for the cost of...
ambulances

Procurement of 307 ambulances cost government US$54.3 million

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Government spent $177,000 to procure each of the 307 ambulances under the One-Constituency, One-Ambulance programme, amounting to a total of $54,339,000. The procurement processes involved...
Mr Isaac Aidoo

CoST brings transparency, accountability into procurement

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The Sekondi/Takoradi Chapter of the Infrastructure Transparency Initiative (CoST) has commissioned a scoping study to appreciate the current levels of transparency and accountability in...

Tokyo 2020 Olympics Delay will Cost US$5.8 billion

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A swathe of the world's top sports competitions, tournaments, and professional leagues have been canceled or postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak. Last week,...
Photo taken on Sept. 18, 2019 shows U.S. dollar banknotes in Washington D.C., the United States. U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday lowered interest rates by 25 basis points amid growing risks and uncertainties stemming from trade tensions and a global economic slowdown, following a rate cut in July that was its first in more a decade. (Xinhua/Liu Jie)

UN commission estimates COVID-19 could cost Africa billions of dollars

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The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) has warned that the unfolding coronavirus crisis could seriously dent Africa's already stagnant growth and result...
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Fresh elections to cost Malawi US$60 million

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The fresh election in Malawi is to cost Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) about 60 Million U.S. dollars, MEC chair has said this week. ...

CoST Sekondi-Takoradi engages communities on Assurance Report

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The Sekondi-Takoradi Local Chapter of the Infrastructure Transparency Initiative (CoST) has engaged two communities on its Assurance Report launched recently on five...
Ghana Anti-Corruption Coalition (GACC)

GACC’s new year message to all Ghanaians

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In this new year, the Ghana Anti-Corruption Coalition requests all Ghanaians to deeply reflect on the cost and impact of corruption on Ghana’s development...
Nigeria

Salome Abuh, and the cost of a Nigerian life

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The kangaroo, and the chameleon set out to visit the turtle, after days in the forest trekking, they were almost at the turtle's home,...
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Carbon emission reduction could cost Germany about US$2.06 trillion until 2050

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A reduction of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions of 95 percent until 2050 compared to the levels of 1990 could cost Germany about 1.85 trillion...
takoradi metropolitan assembly

STMA Teams Up with CoST to Boost Infrastructure Transparency

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The Sekondi/Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly has become the first subnational government under the Open Governance Partnership (OGP ) to be admitted by the Infrastructure Transparency...
mine

Strike at Namibia zinc mine said to cost US$22 million

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A strike that put operations at Skorpion Zinc Mine in southern Namibia 14 days behind schedule is anticipated to result in a 22 million...
Lana Del Rey

Lana Del Rey’s Poetry Book Will Be Sold at US$1

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The 'Lust for Life' songstress has taken to her Instagram account to tease different poems from her forthcoming project, and told her fans that...
School Renovation

Government Renovates St. Augustine’s Science Lab

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The Government has handed-over a newly refurbished Science Laboratory at the cost of GHc230,000 to the St. Augustine's Senior High School,Bogoso,in the Western Region. The...
Social Tuc Renovation

ICU-Ghana Calls for TUC Renovation Project Cost

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The leadership of the Industrial and Commercial Workers’ Union (ICU), Ghana on Monday called on authorities of the Ghana Trades Union Congress (TUC-Ghana) to...
Ghana Election

Extreme partisanship makes elections expensive in Ghana

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Excessive partisanship and political mistrust by the two dominant political parties - the New Patriotic Party (NPP) and National Democratic Congress (NDC) is the...
Youth Resource Centres

Ghana Government will spend US$18 million on Youth Resource Centres

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Mr Isaac K. Asiamah, Minister for Youth and Sports, has revealed that, the construction of Youth Resource Centers across the ten regions of Ghana...
tuberculosis

Ghana records first case of EDR Tuberculosis case

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.....as government grapples with cost of treatment Ghana has recorded its first Extensively Drug-Resistant (EDR) Tuberculosis (TB), Head of the National Tuberculosis Control Program(NTCP) Dr....
Africa Centre for Energy Policy (ACEP)

The Public Is Likely To Begrudge PURC – ACEP

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ACEP in its analysis on the 2018 budget statement, recommended government to focus on how to reduce the all hurdles that contributes in making...
tax

Tax evasion cost Ghana loss of nearly US$200 million in petroleum revenue in 2016

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About 850 million Ghana cedis or 192.9 million US Dollars in revenue from the downstream petroleum sector were lost to Ghana in 2016 alone,...
energy

World Electrification To Cost US$31 Billion Annually – IEA

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International Energy Agency (IEA) revealed in a report on Thursday that providing universal access to electricity within 13 years would require an investment of...
energy

IEA says it would take $31billion per year to for electricity

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International Energy Agency (IEA) revealed in a report on Thursday that providing universal access to electricity within 13 years would require an investment of...
MTN Ghana presents scholarships

MTN Ghana presents scholarships to teachers at the cost of GH¢125k

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As part of its efforts of commemorating World Teachers Day, MTN Foundation has taken another giant step by presenting scholarships to 20 teachers at...

Mahama Government’s Dumsor Cost Ghana US$3 Billion – Nana Addo

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President Nana Akufo-Addo said at the National Policy Summit on Trade and Industry held in Accra on Monday at the International Conference Center that,...
shs

Ghana’s free senior high school program to cost US$95 million yearly

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The Ghanaian government will spend 400 million cedis or 95 million US dollars on its flagship free senior high school program to be rolled...

Sydney Football Stadium renovation cost shoots up

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A war is brewing on Friday, over the spiraling redevelopment costs of Sydney's ANZ stadium in Australia. Budgeted at around 700 million...
Inflation growth in Ghana

Higher transport cost pushes Ghana’s April inflation to 13 percent

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Inflation rate for Ghana inched up 0.2 percentage points to 13.0 percent year-on-year during the month of April, relative to the 12.8 percent year-on-year...
agri

Five invasive pests cost African economy US$1 billion every year

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New research by CABI reveals that just five invasive alien species are causing US$0.9 - 1.1 billion in economic losses to smallholder farmers across...