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Ghost workers reduced on government’s payroll- Controller and Accountant General

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Mr Kwasi Kwaning-Bosompem, Acting Controller and Accountant General has indicated that since the introduction of the Electronic Salary Payment System (ESPV) in 2014, ghost...
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Government to improve measure to protect people from terrorist activities

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Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, the Minister of Finance, on Friday said government will continue to improve measures to protect its people from terrorist activities, organized...

GRA gears up to exceed GH₵55 billion target

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The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has celebrated its success achieved in revenue collection for last year with a renewed energy to exceed the...
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Ghana to establish Diasporan Savings and Investment Account-Minister

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Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, the Minister of Finance, has announced plans to establish a Diasporan Savings and Investment Account to attract people of African-American descent...

Finance Minister inspects renovation works on TUC building

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The Minister of Finance, Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, on Thursday inspected ongoing repair works on the Ghana Trades Union Congress (TUC) building, which has...
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Gov’t will embrace impact investment approach to achieve SDGs

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Government will embrace impact investment approach, which is expected to hit US$37 billion by the end of this year towards achieving the Sustainable Development...
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MTN MoMo @10: Stakeholders honoured

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Ghana's leading telecommunications company, MTN Ghana has taken another giant step by climaxing the 10th-anniversary celebration of its Mobile Money (MoMo) service in Accra....
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Scrap Nursing, Teacher trainee allowances -CSOs to gov’t

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Some Civil Society Organisations, operating in the education and health sectors is calling to government to cancel the Nursing, and Teacher trainee allowances. According to...
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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...
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Ghana receives largest financial support for technical education expansion

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Government has begun the expansion and upgrading of 10 Technical Universities/Polytechnics and 13 Technical Institutes with state-of-the art training workshops and laboratories to...
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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...
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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...

Chamber of Commerce welcomes establishment of National Development Bank

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The Ghana National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GNCCI) has commended government's decision to establish the National Development Bank to help provide lending...
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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...

Ghana Police Service to construct 70 operational centres

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The Ghana Police Service (GPS) will commence the construction of 70 prefabricated operational centres to improve policing in 2020 towards ensuring peace the peace...
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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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Gov’t to use GHC85.9 billion as Total Expenditure for 2020

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Government has proposed to use GH¢85.9 billion as Total Expenditure for the 2020 fiscal year, which is 21.6 per cent of Gross Domestic Product...
Ken Ofori Atta

Inter-Ministerial Committee to drive FDI inflows

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Cabinet has approved the formation of an Inter-ministerial Committee to provide policy guidance towards boosting the inflows of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI)...
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Ghana Deposit Protection Scheme to commence in December

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Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, Financial Minister has said the completion of reform exercise within the Banks and specialized deposit-taking institutions (SDIs) in August has...
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Government flagship programmes have recorded successes – Ken Ofori Atta

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Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, the Minister of Finance, has said the various flagship programmes introduced by the government are recording successes across sectors of...
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NIB to focus on promoting industrialisation – Ken Ofori Atta

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The government is putting in place strategies to make the state-owned National Investment Bank (NIB) a specialised and an industrialisation - driven bank...
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Government has not intentionally collapsed financial institutions – Ken Ofori Atta

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The Finance Minister, Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, Wednesday said government has not intentionally collapsed any financial institution but rather they were insolvent. “Government has...

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...

Ghana Government spends GH₵840 million on NaBCo beneficiaries

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Government has spent GHC840 million on 97,373 beneficiaries recruited under the Nation Builders Corps (NaBCO), which is an initiative to reduce graduate unemployment in...

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...

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...