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GRA introduces E-Zone facility at ports

Posted on 2016-08-18 12:19:18

Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA), as part of the Ghana National Single Window Project, has established electronic payment zones at some major ports in the country.This is expected to facilitate payment of port charges and other services by exporters to the Authority. Exporters in the past have had to endure several bottlenecks in transacting business with the GRA and the proposed arrangement will make it more flexible for shippers and other stakeholders.

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Single Window gets high UN ratings

Posted on 2016-08-12 15:26:25

The rating, which was contained in the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) case study report, highlighted the efficiency in reducing the human interface in trade transactions and allowing the processes to be automated.The report commended the technical partners for the project, West Blue Consulting for reforms in reducing the pressure on the government to ensure efficient, fast and reliable clearance procedures. 

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West Blue trains GRA officials

Posted on 2016-08-04 10:32:52

The Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority has partnered with West Blue Consulting Limited to organize a two–week training programme in Accra for GRA’s Examination Officers.The training was training in line with the recommended international best practices on Examination technique which borders on Customs Physical Examination Techniques, Examination Support Tools – Pre Arrival Assessment Reporting System (PAARS), a Multi Agency Risk Management Systems (MARMS) and an overview of the ongoing Ghana National Single Widow.

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Shippers appeal for ICT training

Posted on 2016-07-20 13:16:32

Mr  Saeed Moomen, Chairman of the Northern Region Shippers’ Committee (NRSC), has appealed to West Blue and the Ghana Shippers’ Authority to consider offering ICT training to shippers to enable them transact businesses online.He said majority of the shippers in the country were not ICT literates and such training it would enable them to transact businesses online especially with the introduction of the Ghana Single Window (GSW).

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McDan West Africa Open Tennis Tournament

Posted on 2016-07-15 14:25:07

It was a super fun filled day for the West African countries who were present at the McDan West Africa Open Tennis Tournament finale. The event saw the gathering of the finest tennis players dish out their very best at the Accra Stadium.It was a super fun filled day for the West African countries who were present at the McDan West Africa Open Tennis Tournament finale. The event saw the gathering of the finest tennis players dish out their very best at the Accra Stadium.

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The Ghana Shippers Authority (GSA) has called for strong stakeholders support for the “Single Window” deployment to reduce the cost of doing business in the country.The implementation of the system, it said, would tremendously help to simplify procedures, enhance the clearance of goods and bring about transparency and integrity.

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The age-long sporting rivalry between Ghana and  Nigeria will be rekindled as the big McDan Open West Africa Championship reaches its final on Saturday July 2 at the Centre court of the Accra Stadium.The men's final will see a thriller between Ghana's Wisdom Na-Adjrago and Michael Moses of Nigeria while Sarah Adegoke, also from Nigeria plays Ghana's Kate Coleman for the ladies top prize. Ghana's second seed, Wisdom Na-Adjrago, who traces his origins to the Koforidua Tennis Club in the Eastern Region of Ghana battles Michael Moses of Nigeria in what could have been expected considering the fine form displayed by both players throughout the tournament.

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Match Day Three of the McDan Open West Africa tennis tournament will serve a redemption day as Ghanaian players avoid some of the casualties odame the previous day.

All Africa Games gold medalist Wisdom Na-Adjrago of Ghana has a tough test against Nigerian Wale Babalola who has already overpowered Ghanaian opposition. These and other games will light up be atmosphere.

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West Blue Consulting, an innovative business and IT consulting firm and Twellium Industries, producers of Rush Energy Drink will partner McDan Group as supporting sponsors for this year's McDan Open West Africa Tennis Tournament between June 27 and July 2.

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Members of the Parliamentary Select Committee on Trade, Industry and Tourism have called for political neutrality in the implementation of the Ghana National Single Window (GNSW) project to avoid political clashes in the country.

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