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New Year School Praise Judges Appointments

In order to ensure that judges appointed to the various courts have the requisite experience and competencies, the Judicial Council should be given absolute...
Kwasi Boateng Adjei

District Assemblies equipped to boost revenue mobilisation

The Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development (MLGRD) with the GIZ, is rolling out a number of programmes to assist district assemblies to...
Mr Joseph Stephen Nyarni

MMDAs urged to depend on IGF for development

Mr Joseph Stephen Nyarni, the Ga South Municipal Chief Executive (MCE), has called on Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) to place emphasis on...

N/R: Hospitals Unhappy With Government Directive on IGFs

Some of the major hospitals in the Northern Region have said the recent directive for health facilities to pay 34 per cent of their...
UPSA

Prof Amartey prays upon government on keeping IGF

Professor Abednego Feehi Okoe Amartey, the Vice Chancellor, University of Professional Studies, Accra (UPSA), has appealed to government to allow public universities to keep...
Education Universities IGF

Allow Public Universities to Retain 100% IGF

Professor Ebenezer Oduro Owusu, the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ghana, has appealed to government to revisit the issue of financial clearance and allow...

Professor Kicks Against Gov’t Decision To Take IGF From Public Universities

Professor Stephen Adei, Dean of Arts and Sciences, Ashesi University College, has cautioned government against taking the Internally Generated Funds (IGF) from public universities. He...
Prison

Inmates Of Ho Prisons Construct New Offices

The Ho Central prisons has commissioned two new offices for use by its Technical Services Department and the Chaplaincy. The project, estimated at GHC 10,000...

Assembly Members In Berekum Boycott Sitting

Members of the Berekum Municipal Assembly on Wednesday boycotted sittings following the refusal of the assembly to pay the ex-gratia of past members. According to...
Ghana Cedis

Understatement Of IGF Returns Hits Ho Poly

The department recommended that revenue figures should be properly reconciled and fully disclosed on returns to the Controller and Accountant General and other stakeholders...
Money

Ex-gratia for Assembly Members suspended

The Jomoro District Coordinating Director (DCD), Mr Abudu Amadu, made this known at the Seventh Jomoro District Assembly meeting at Half Assini. He was answering...
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)

Cut in Ghana’s 2016 budget for agriculture worrying – Economist

Dr. Kojo Tutu, lecturer at the Department of Agriculture, University of Ghana said here during the 2016 post budget analysis organized by the Ministry...

School feeding programme to be expanded

To this effect a comprehensive, financial and performance audit would be conducted in addition to the institution of an electronic payment system to contractors. The...

New Juaben cries for a shopping mall

The New Juaben Municipal Assembly has indicated a move to build a shopping Mall in Koforidua to decongest the central business district. In a...

Konongo-Odumase Hospital calls for support

The Konongo-Odumase Government Hospital in the Asante-Akim Central Municipality, has pleaded for urgent steps to build a maternity block to end the severe discomfort...
Seth Terpker, Finance Minister.

Tax and non-tax revenue is estimated at GH?430.9b

Mr Seth Terkper, Minister of Finance, has said the total non-oil revenue and grants for the 2015 fiscal year is estimated at GH?26.1 billion. He...

Creating better living standards in Wa West

The Wa West District Assembly in the Upper West Region, is strategizing to tackle its developmental issues head-on, to create better living standards for...

Assemblies must be realistic with their revenue targets

Alhaji Amidu Sulemani, Upper West Regional Minister, has appealed to District Assemblies to set high but realistic revenue targets that would put them on...

Sissala West Assembly IGF exceeds target

The Sissala West District Assembly has collected GH?171,938.54 as Internally Generated Funds (IGF) representing 85.5 percent of the second quarter estimate of GH?18,750.00. Mr. Moses...

The Governance of Local Government Revenue: Rights and Responsibilities of Citizens

Introduction Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) in Ghana largely rely on national fiscal transfers from the central government for the development of their territorial...