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Port revenue up by 56% after paperless system – Bawumia

The Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has claimed that an initial assessment of the implementation of the paperless system at the country’s ports, has shown a revenue collection improvement of 56 percent.According to him, revenue at the ports increased from GHc130 million in the first week of September 2016, to GHc213 million in the same period for 2017.Speaking at the launch of the onboarding programme for National Service Personnel into the National Communications Authority,

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Paperless software system re-programmed; clearing to go on smoothly – Kwaku Kwarteng

Deputy Finance Minister, Kwaku Kwarteng says the web-based platform being used to undertake paperless clearing system has been re-programmed.This was after some freight forwarders stormed the Tema Port on Thursday, to register their discomfort over delays in clearing their consignments.Speaking on Joy FM’s Super Morning Show on Friday, Mr Kwarteng said the situation came about because many of the cases identified were those that had started before September 1, 2017, when the paperless system took off.

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We didn’t know about any cocaine – Tema Port management

It seems the managers of the Tema Port were not informed about the containers within their domain that allegedly had cocaine concealed in them.The Finder Newspaper on Friday reported that, 500 kilograms of cocaine worth about $30 million dollars had disappeared from the Port under mysterious circumstances.
But the Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the Tema Port, Juana Adda, told Citi News

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Ghana To Create Industrial Space In Ports

President John Mahama says he has plans of creating industrial space within the country’s Ports to enable the industries to easily move their goods across.
He said the country's major Ports, Takoradi and Tema, have a lot of industries situated around them but not within.

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Ghana restricts poultry meat imports

Ghana’s Ministry of Food and Agriculture appears to be proposing a policy aiming to reduce poultry imports and improve local production, according to Citi FM Online of Ghana.Statistics available at the ministry indicate that only 42 percent of poultry meat consumed in Ghana is from domestic suppliers, with the remaining 58 percent are imported from the European Union and the United States.Speaking to the news agency during a recent tour of Tema Harbour, Deputy Minister of Food and Agriculture (MoFA), Dr. Hannah Bissiw, confirmed the government’s commitment to revamp the country’s agricultural sector and maintain job opportunities in the sector.

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