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Minority express concern over non-budgeted projects

Mr Cassel Ato Forson, Ranking Member on Finance has described as shameful plans by government to approve monies for projects that were not captured...

Tax Policy and expenditure management vital to Asia-Pacific Development

Bangkok (ESCAP News) – Asia-Pacific policymakers at a high-level United Nations dialogue in Bangkok today concluded that tax policy and public expenditure management will...

Samuel Bekoe Ask Government to Prioritise Its Expenditure

An economic analyst at Ghana oil and gas for inclusive growth (GOGIG), Samuel Bekoe has advised Government to carefully prioritise its expenditure. He said prioritising...

Terkper : NPP Gov’t Might Resort to Expenditure Cuts

Former Finance Minister, Seth Terkper, has cast doubts over the government’s ability to meet potential revenue deficits following some tax cuts.He argues that government...

Economist Foretells Tougher IMF Strings Over GH¢7bn Expenditure Gap

Ghana risks being penalised by the IMF over the unaccounted 7 billion cedis in government’s accounts.This is the assertion of Economist, Dr. Lord Mensah....

Bawumia Confused Over GHC 7 Billion Expenditure Claim – Minority

The Minority in Parliament has watered down suggestions by Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia that the previous government failed to account for GHC 7 billion...

Minority Brands Bawumia’s GHC7bn Hidden Expenditure As Mischievous

The Minority in Parliament has described as mischievous the claim by Vice President Dr. Mahamadu Bawumia that a GHC7billion expenditure was hidden from the...

Gov’t Has Uncovered NDC’s Gh¢7bn Secret Expenditure – Bawumia

The Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has revealed that the government has uncovered Gh¢7 billion expenditure which was not captured in the nation’s financial...

GNPC’s Excessive Expenditure Very Disturbing – PIAC

The Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC) has cautioned the Ghana National Petroleum Company (GNPC) to desist from financing infrastructure projects with funds allocated to...
Chinese engineer Zhang Qingchun (L2) and Kenyan workers work at the Mombasa West Station. [People's Daily]

Kenya to carry out reforms to curb graft in public expenditure

Cabinet Secretary in the National Treasury Henry Rotich told journalists in Nairobi that public procurement accounts for 70 percent of all corruptions cases in...
Ghana's Parliament

Ghana parliament approves US$2.8 billion expenditure for Q1 2017

This became necessary as, by law, no government is allowed during election years to present full budget estimates for the following year. ...

Ghana’s 2017 Budget Expenditure Gets Approval

Parliament has approved GH¢10.9 billion for government expenditure for the first quarter of 2017. The money will be used for the payment of...
Campaign Coordinator of the Integrated Social Development Centre (ISODEC), Dr. Steve Manteaw

GNPC expenditure over maritime boundary dispute worrying – Dr Manteaw

His comments comes after findings from the Public Interest Account Committee (PIAC) Report on management of petroleum revenues for the year 2015 revealed that...
Kwaku Agyemang-manu

Cocobod on the brink of being sold – PAC Chair

The Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee in parliament argues that President John Dramani Mahama and his National Democratic Congress (NDC) have turned a...
cholera

Cholera outbreak in Ghana shot up sanitation expenditure by 300 percent in 2015

The government spent 300 percent more than it had budgeted for on the sanitation sub-sector to arrest the cholera situation that had claimed 247...
Lagarde-Christine - IMF MD (Photo source zerohedge.com)

IMF, WB Ghana’s Economic Growth Forecast Challenged

Rand Merchant Bank’s Africa Macro Strategist for Global Markets, Madam Celeste Faauconnier has warned that, Ghana may not attain the projected four (4) percent...
ACEP

Africa Centre for Energy Policy launches online TV

The online TV page which also has still pictures on government projects is also aimed at helping them demand accountability. Dr Ishmael Akah, Head of...
Seth Tekper

Ghana: Government Pays ₵9 billion Interest On Loans In 2015

In 2015, government was expecting to spend 37.9 billion Ghana Cedis at the end of December 2015, but was able to end the year...
Jubilee oilfield

Jubilee and TEN projects safe from capital expenditure cuts

Ongoing developments on the Jubilee and Tweneboa Enyenra, Ntomme oil fields will not be affected despite cuts in funds set aside for the infrastructure...
IMF

IMF team foresees difficult fiscal policy implementation for Ghana in 2016

In the face of these challenges the visiting IMF country assessment team observed that earmarking of revenues for statutory funds continues to reduce budgetary...
Kpone-Katamanso District Assembly

Assembly members call for cost-cutting

The composite budget provides the aggregation of projected revenue and expenditures of departments with a framework for consistent policy implementation, budget credibility, consolidated financial...
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Suswam in hot water after blowing N579m of government shares

However further findings have revealed that the previous government did not only market the shares under BIPC custody but also squandered such monies in...
EC

EC should enforce political parties to declare assets

The Alliance Ghana Movement of Change (CPAG MoC) has issued a communique to the Electoral Commission calling on the EC to exercise its...

Fintiri?s N22 Billion payments stirs up trouble in Adamawa

Fintiri?s 22 billion expenditure as acting governor for 86 days causes tension Adamawa state is enmeshed in tension following allegations that the speaker of the...

Vice President exposes Afari Gyan?s expenditure on District Assembly Elections

Dr. Kwadwo Afari Gyan It has emerged that the Electoral Commission expended a whopping Ghc310 million in the lead-up to the District level elections...

Nigeria’s proposed appropriation bill hits N943 billion

As the proposed appropriation bill has risen again to N943 billion, Nigeria may be up for another retrogressive growth due to her debt service...

Government releases Eurobond details

Government has released details about how it disbursed and utilized proceeds from the $1 billion Eurobond it floated in September this year. This was in...

Nigeria’s electoral commission to track campaign expenditure

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said it had taken? measures to track campaign expenditure incurred by political parties as it lifted ban on...
Mr Albert Kan-Dapaah

We need a comprehensible and transparent budget-Government urged

Mr Albert Kan Dapaah, former chairman of the Public Account Committee of Parliament has urged government to do more to ensure easy comprehension and...
Dr. Alfred Sugri Tia,,Deputy Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation,

Environmental degradation a drain to the country’s GDP

Dr Alfred Sugri Tia, the Deputy Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, has said the cost of environmental degradation was estimated at 9.2...

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