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Namibia to introduce new tax incentives for small, medium-sized businesses

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Namibia plans to introduce new tax incentives aimed at small and medium-sized enterprises to help them grow, Minister of Finance Calle Schlettwein said on...
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Government allocates US$1.2 to Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture

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The Government has allocated US$ 1.2 billion to the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture. This is...
Ken Ofori Atta

Agriculture Modernisation Programme makes significant strides—Finance Minister

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Mr Ken Ofori Atta, Minister of Finance at the presentation of the 2020 Budget Statement and Economic Policy to Parliament on Wednesday said...
Ken Ofori Atta

Government to boost entrepreneurship in 2020

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Mr Ken Ofori Atta, the Minister of Finance, has said government would accelerate entrepreneurship and MSME growth to support economic dynamism and job...
cash

Cedi depreciation declines following strong macro-economic fundamentals

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The strong macro-economic fundamentals posted by the economy, has resulted in a significant decline in the rate of depreciation of the cedi. "The annual...
Ken Ofori Atta

58 1D1F projects begin operation

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Fifty-eight (58) factories have begun operation under the government’s signature One District One Factory (1D1F) programme. Mr. Ken Ofori-Atta, the Minister of Finance, said...
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Government pledges to maintain fiscal discipline in 2020 Election

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Following is the full text of 2020 Budget Statement and Economic Policy, under the theme, “Consolidating the Gains for Growth, Jobs and Prosperity...
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Ghana saves US$14 million through renegotiation of contracts

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Mr Ken Ofori-Attah, Minister of Finance has said the government of Ghana has saved 14 million dollars through renegotiation of contracts awarded by the...

Government to prioritise digitization for economic transformation

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Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, the Minister of Finance, on Wednesday said one of government’s cardinal principles is to prioritise digitization to ensure economic transformation and...

Free SHS has saved parents GH₵ 1.8 billion – Ken Ofori Atta

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Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, the Minister of Finance has disclosed that the introduction of the Free Senior High School (SHS) into the Ghana’s educational...

Government to boost private sector with Enterprise Credit Scheme

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Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, the Minister of Finance has announced that the government will begin major interventions to boost private sector credit to support for...

2020 Budget: Government to pursue accelerated infrastructural development

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Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, the Minister of Finance has announced that the government will in 2020 pursue an accelerated infrastructural development programme as part...

The year 2019 has been good for Ghana – Ken Ofori Atta

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Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, the Minister of Finance, on Wednesday said the year 2019 has been “a very good year for Ghana,” evidenced by the...
Nurses

Ghana Government recruits 55,000 nurses in 32 months

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The Minister of Finance, Mt Ken Ofori-Atta, says the Akufo-Addo’s government has employed 55,000 nurses and paid GHc468 million allowances to 49,000 trainee nurses...

Ghana to start trading securities with new international guidelines

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Ghana has launched guidelines for the Global Master Repurchase Agreement (GMRA) to support cash-market efficiency and liquidity and has scheduled its implementation for April...

Ghana allocates GH₵45 million for 2020 Population Census

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Government has allocated an amount of GHC 45 million for the preparatory activities of the 2020 Population and Housing Census, Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, the...

Finance Minister to present 2020 Budget Statement on Wednesday

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Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, the Minister of Finance, will on Wednesday, November 13, lay before Parliament the 2020 Budget Statement and Economic Policy of Government,...
industry

Next year budget must address textile industry challenges – GFL

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The Ghana Federation of Labour (GFL) has said that the 2020 budget should tackle the dire situation of the Ghanaian textile manufacturing industry are...

Deputy US Agriculture Minister calls for deepened business relations

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Mr Stephen Censky, the U.S. Deputy Secretary of Agriculture, has ended his three-day trade mission to West Africa with a call on countries in...

SERAP seeks details of spending on failed US$460 million CCTV, other Chinese loans

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Scio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent a Freedom of Information (FoI) request to Mrs Zainab Ahmed, Minister of Finance, Budget and...
Ethiopia

Revenue collection increases significantly in Ethiopia – AfDB reveals

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Revenue collection in Ethiopia has increased significantly after the government implemented tax reforms to boost resources. These findings were revealed at a workshop hosted...
tax

Namibian companies heed calls for online taxation system

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Namibian Minister of Finance Calle Schlettwein on Wednesday said the business community in that country has overwhelmingly responded to a new online tax registration...

Africa Investment Forum: nearly 30 projects presented.

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Investors and members of Mozambique’s business and financial community have presented nearly 30 development projects for the Africa Investment Forum (AIF), the African Development...
Abuga Pele

Former GYEEDA boss appear before court

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Mr Abuga Pele, the former National Co-ordinator of the Ghana Youth Employment and Entrepreneurial Development Agency (GYEEDA) has said, the external source of funding...
Bank of Ghana

Gov’t of Ghana agrees to release tier two pension funds

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Government has agreed to transfer GHȼ3.1 billion to the custodian accounts of the pension schemes of the labour unions, called the Forum, by December...

Coalition of Muslim Welcomes Gov’t Plans

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The Coalition of Muslim Organisations, Ghana (COMOG), says it welcomes government’s plans to partner with Faith Based Organisations (FBOs), to provide skills and entrepreneurial...
Meeting with Mr. Mário Centeno, Minister of Finance and Governor of Portugal for the AfDB and ADF

AfDB New President Calls for Partnerships to Hasten Growth

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The President of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina, has called for more partnerships to accelerate development of the African continent. “Africa is...
NHIS

Gov’t of Ghana Pays Debt Own NHIS

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Government has paid GH¢600 million to the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), out of its total indebtedness to the scheme, which has improved...
digital

Gov’t Secures Fund To Continue Digital for Inclusion Programme

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The Government, through the Ghana Investment Fund for Electronic Communications (GIFEC) would in 2018 vigorously continue with the implementation of the Digital for Inclusion...

Ghana Gov’t To Set Up Art Fund

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Government will continue its initiatives to improve the Creative Arts sector with the establishment of a fully functional Creative Arts Secretariat. It will also...