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Ghana’s MDF Law Delay Hampering Development in Mining Communities

As expectations rise high in mining communities for their fair share of benefits of resources extracted from their land , government’s delay in operationalizing...
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Ghana government offers strong support for indigenous automobile manufacturer

Kantanka Automobile Company Limited (Kantanka), a wholly owned Ghanaian automobile manufacturer will deliver unnamed quantities of its vehicles to state institutions, a senior government...

Ghana government to invest over US$2 billion on infrastructure in 2019

The Ghanaian government will invest about 2.5 billion U.S. dollars on infrastructure development across the country in 2019, Minister for Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta, said...
Ken Ofori-Atta

Ghana government targets 4.2% fiscal deficit in 2019

The Ghanaian government is targeting to attain a fiscal deficit of 4.2 percent of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in 2019, Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta...
The swearing in of Martin Amidu marks the fulfilment of a major promise by the Akufo-Addo administration

Ghana government allocates UD$38 million to Special Prosecutor to fight corruption

The government of Ghana has allocated an amount of Gh₵180 million or 38.30 million United States Dollars (USD) to the Office of the Special...
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...
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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 and Kofi Annan’s family discusses funeral plans

Government of Ghana is in talks with the family of late UN Secretary General Kofi Annan on funeral arrangements for the global statesman, Deputy...
Banks

Ghana government takes over 5 distressed banks

The government of Ghana has taken over five distressed local banks, merging them into a single entity, the central bank announced here on Wednesday. The...

Anas exposé: FIFA and Ghana government to meet over GFA

World football governing body, FIFA, will hold a meeting with government officials in Accra later this week to discuss the future of football in...
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Ghana government says to use targeted spending of petroleum revenue

Government of Ghana will prioritized its spending of petroleum revenue going forward to ensure maximized benefit to citizens, a senior policy advisor told Xinhua...
President Akufo-Addo delivering a speech at the graduation ceremony

Ghana government low marks in terms of job creation – IMANI Ghana

Leading policy think tank IMANI Ghana has given the government of Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo low marks in terms of job creation. In a Manifesto...
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...
Steve Manteaw

Ghana government urged to be transparent in tracking oil-funded projects

The Ghanaian government has been urged to be transparent in tracking projects funded with petroleum revenues. Steve Manteaw, member of the country's Public Interest and...
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...
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Ghana government raises US$341 million in 5-year domestic bond

The government of Ghana raised 1.49 billion Ghana cedis (341 million U.S. dollars) in a five-year domestic bond here on Thursday, transaction advisers have...
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Ghana government targets US$4.1 billion in Q3 domestic bonds

The Government of Ghana targets to raise a total of 17.43 billion Ghana cedis (4.07 billion U.S. dollars) in its domestic bonds to be...
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Ghana government sets up committee to probe contaminated fuel onto market

An eight-member investigative committee has been set up by Ghana’s Energy Ministry to unravel circumstances that led to the release of 5 million litres...
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Ghana government urged to use innovative tax models to formulate policies

The government of Ghana was Wednesday urged to adopt innovative tax models in formulating polices to engender rapid economic growth. Professor Robert Darko Osei of...
payroll

Ghana government expunges nearly 50,000 phantom personnel from its payroll

In a further effort to save Ghana's pubic revenue, the names of 26,589 people suspected to be ghost names (non-existent or phantom workers) on...

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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Ghana government industrial policy targets 350,000 jobs

The industry revitalization policy being introduced by government of Ghana aims to create at least 350,000 direct and indirect jobs when completed, Minister for...

Ghana government urged to tackle ailing economy

Leading members of two political parties underscored here Wednesday the need for the new government to fix the ailing economy ahead of the presentation...
Yaw Osafo-Maafo

Ghana government seeks review of US$918 million IMF deal

The Ghanaian government will seek a review of the country's 918 million U.S. dollars Extended Credit Facility (ECF) deal with the International Monetary Fund...
Finance Minister Seth Terkper

Government moves to ease debt pressure on public companies

"We are working towards sound balance sheets for the SOEs. It is the goal of government to strengthen the balance sheets of these SOEs,...
Minister of Employment and Labour Relations, Haruna Iddrisu

Ghana government seeks to set time limits to strikes

He said the attitude of going on strike in perpetuity or indefinite was not acceptable anywhere in the world, adding that he would go...
Finance Minister Seth Terkper

Ghana government, banks working to clear US$1.1 billion energy sector debts

Seth Terkper said on Wednesday that the government and commercial banks have entered into an agreement on road-map to clear the about 4.4 billion...
Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa

Ghana government prioritizes skills development

The parliamentary select committee on education urged parliament on Tuesday to approve the bill to convert six polytechnics into technical universities. According...
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Ghana government consolidated state firms for key oil sector operations

At its 41st Meeting chaired by President John Dramani Mahama, the Cabinet approved of the state take-over of PSC Tema Shipyard and Dry Dock...

Energy group urges Ghana government to scrap killer 10 pct energy tariff

It said that kind of tax was collapsing industries and forcing some of them to relocate their operations elsewhere. A statement issued...