Thursday, 27th January 2022
<To guardian.ng
Search

Ghana importers protest against planned cargo tariff hike

By CNBC
07 December 2019   |   4:41 pm
The Importers and Exporters Association in Ghana are kicking against a planned 11 per cent tariff hike for cargo handling at terminal three of the Tema Port. The Association’s Executive Secretary, Samson Awingobit Asakia joins CNBC Africa from Accra for more on this story.

Related

9 May 2021
Meet Gideon Abugzeo, the visual artist who uses his talent to raise awareness about health and social issues. Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, he works to promote the importance of taking preventive measures.
9 May 2021
In a music scene long ruled by giant neighbour Nigeria, Afrobeats from Ghana are now finding favour not only in Accra's clubs but in a thriving international market beyond West Africa.
14 May 2021
A Texas court has rejected the NRA's bankruptcy case, calling it an attempt to avoid prosecution on fraud charges. The ruling judge said the NRA filing was made to gain "unfair advantage" in litigation.
13 May 2021
What started as a social media campaign under the #FixTheCountry is turning into a full-fledged movement by predominantly young Ghanaians calling for better living conditions.
20 Jun 2021
Ghana is one of the tropical countries that has suffered the most from deforestation in recent years. The area covered by forests has shrunk five times in 100 years. While the government promises measures, young people are seeking collective action to reverse desertification.
21 Jul 2021
Good governance and an active civil society spare Ghana from the militia attacks that the neighboring countries are faced with. According to experts, democratic processes are well in place in the West African country.
21 Jul 2021
These Ghanaian youth are rejecting bags of food sent to them by a politician. In the video that has now gone viral, the angry youth could be heard demanding for jobs and not food items.
31 Jul 2021
The proposed bill could see LGBTQ community members imprisoned between five to 10 years for identifying or advocating for their rights.
31 Jul 2021
Thousands of people have already flocked to Ghana's National Mosque after it opened earlier this month. Are you planning to visit the gorgeous new complex?
5 Aug
Social media users in Ghana are joining together under the hashtag #FixTheCountry to put pressure on the government. The movement has left cyberspace and taken to the streets.
7 Aug
The 21 activists who had been arrested for attending an LGBTQ event in May have been acquitted. The activists were taken into custody by police in a move that caused outrage among rights groups.
12 Sep
Ghana's 'lean season' is particularly bad this year in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Farmers are short on cash and food. But fellow farmer Nanleeb Konlan donates his surplus grain to needy farmers and villagers.