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Photo taken on Nov. 26, 2015 shows a truck loaded with sacks of agricultural produce along the muddy Sironko-Mbale road at Bugusege trading centre, eastern Uganda. As a country where over 80% of the population relies on agriculture, the Uganda government is prioritizing growth of infrastructure to economically viable areas to ease access to the markets. (Xinhua/Daniel Edyegu)

Ghana government targets 1 million farmers for 2019 in its agricultural transformation agenda

The Ghanaian government is targeting a total of 1 million farmers to distribute improved seeds and fertilizer as part of its agricultural transformation agenda...
growth

Ghana government urged to create enabling environment for private sector to trigger economic growth

An associate professor of economics at the University of Ghana, Legon, Professor William Baah-Boateng, Monday urged the Ghana government to create the enabling environment...
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Ghana government to fix footbridges on major highway after 194 deaths

The government of Ghana is to begin the construction of six foot bridges on the N4 highway here within a week following the carnage...
shs

Public SHS teachers to boycott ‘academic intervention’ for final years

Intelligence picked up by News Ghana indicate that teachers in public Senior High Schools (SHS) across the country are threatening to boycott an arrangement...
Tema Port

Tema port expansion project to yield massive employment-Titus-Glover

Ghana government expects a great impact from the expansion work at the country’s eastern port of Tema, Deputy Minister for Transport, Daniel Nii Kwartei...
tax

Ghana Government considers other tax options

The government of Ghana will introduce new tax measures this month aimed at shoring up revenue in order to sustain the government's ambitious flagship...
Consumer Confidence

Ghana’s economy still susceptible to shocks – experts

As Ghana prepares to wind up its thee year Extended Credit Facility fiscal support program with the International Monetary Fund (IMF), experts have been...
petroleum revenue

Ghana government has not compromised accountability in petroleum revenue expenditure

Government of Ghana has been transparent and accountable in its expenditure from petroleum revenue, a senior public official insisted here on Friday. On Thursday, energy...
automated business registration system

Businesses applauds Ghana government over Ease of Doing Business

Business magnates and economists have called for applause for the government for improving many of the indicators for measuring ‘Ease of Doing Business Report’...
oil rig

Ghana government prepares to allocate new oil blocks

As part of preparedness to deepen transparency in the allocation of oil blocks, the Ministry of Energy has inaugurated a committee to oversee the...
Youth Resource Centres

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

Mr Isaac K. Asiamah, Minister for Youth and Sports, has revealed that, the construction of Youth Resource Centers across the ten regions of Ghana...
More and more firms are expanding and creating jobs, the BCC says

Ghana government has better understanding of creating jobs

The Eastern Regional Minister, Mr. Eric Kwakye Darfour has said that creating decent jobs for youth was a priority on the government’s do-list. They were...
violence

Ghana government charged to build more shelters

Ms Bernice Sam, a Lawyer and Consultant, has called on government as a matter of urgency to increase the number of shelters in the...
Economic and democratical Inequality

Ghana Government urged to draft guidelines to check inequality

Participants at the end of a day’s stakeholder engagement on addressing inequality in health and other sectors have called on government to formulate policies...
tax

Ghana government to introduce new tax policies

The government is set to present to parliament new tax policy measures by July this year. This is to help in effective and efficient...
Campaign Coordinator of the Integrated Social Development Centre (ISODEC), Dr. Steve Manteaw

Analyst urges Ghana government to introduce ‘sin taxes’ to fund free SHS

A policy analyst with the Integrated Social Development Centre (ISODEC) is advocating the introduction of ‘sin taxes’ by the Ghana government to fund its...
growth

USAID & Ghana Government partnership push for economic growth

Tamale, GHANA—Recognized as the largest annual gathering of farmers, buyers, manufacturers, government officials, development partners and financial institutions, the Seventh Annual Pre-Harvest Agribusiness event...
ECG Demo

ECG and Ghana of government standoff threatens power sector

Many Ghanaians are left wondering about the stiff stands-off between the government and the nation’s power distributor, Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) workers. For the...
Ghana Cedi

Ghana government warned not to lend money to entrepreneurs

The CEO of Ato Conduah and Associates, Dr Ato Conduah has cautioned the government not to lend money to entrepreneurs and private businessmen as...
Economy

Ghana government to transform economy with people centered initiatives

The government is poised to transform the economy of Ghana with new people centered initiatives. This is evident by the number of novelties initiated...
trade protectionism

Ghana government to clamp down on Transit Trade malpractices

The government of Ghana will soon clamp down on malpractices identified in the Transit Trade regime in the country, Deputy Minister for Finance Kwaku...
Kwaku Kwarteng

Ghana government to clamp down on Transit Trade malpractices – Minister

Government of Ghana will soon clamp down on malpractices identified in the Transit Trade regime in the country, Deputy Minister for Finance Kwaku Kwarteng...
mining

Ghana Government Cancels Exton Bauxite Lease At Nyinahini

Ghana in the coming days is likely to be slapped with the "mother" of all judgment debts following the Akufo Addo-led New Patriotic Party...
rice importation

Ghana government to cut rice import

The government is determined to see a significant cut in the volume of foreign rice imported into the country by 6 -10 percent by...
Kenneth Ofori-Atta

Ghana government deepens fiscal consolidation in mid-year budget review

Government of Ghana demonstrated a deepened focus on fiscal consolidation with the revision here on Monday of key macro-economic targets for the 2017...
VISA

Ghanaians angry over incessant US Embassy visa refusal

Ghanaians have expressed their rage over the incessant manner with which the United States of America (U.S.A) Embassy here in Accra has resorted to...
H.E Mahamudu Bawumia, Vice President of Ghana (right) speaks with IFC VP and General Counsel Ethiopis Tafara (center) and World Bank Group Trade and Competitiveness Senior Director Anabel Gonzalez (left), confer following a high-level dialogue on opportunities for ambitious reforms of the business environment in Ghana. The event took place at IFC's offices during the Spring Meetings of the IMF and World Bank Group in Washington on April 21, 2017.

Ghana government not being smart on borrowing

A renowned economist has revealed that, the country’s debt stock has gone up due to government borrowing to finance deficit, which is not the...
AKUFO ADDO

Group criticize Ghana government over dismissals within the public service

A group, the United Cadres Front of Ghana (UCF-Ghana), says it is not happy with dismissals and transfers of public and civil servants in...
hard-drugs

25 Police Personnel Trained In Basic Drug Trafficking Investigation

Superintendent Nana kwaku Duah, Brong Ahafo Regional Crime Officer has entreated personnel of the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) of the Ghana Police Service to...

Ghana government discloses additional bond issues

The Ghana government has issued 5-year and a 10-year bonds through a Tap-in to raise the cedi equivalent of 1.12 billion U.S. dollars, Ministry...

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