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Kenyan official calls for more budgetary allocation to judiciary to boost service delivery

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A Kenyan official on Thursday called for an increase in budgetary allocation to the judiciary in order to boost access to justice and enhance...
Police continue to monitor the situation at the Gbewaa Palace and the entire Yendi municipality.

Yendi Municipal Assembly approves 2020 Action Plan

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The Yendi Municipal Assembly has approved its 2020 Annual Action Plan, Budget and Fee Fixing resolution during its second ordinary meeting in Yendi in...
Brexit

Over US$1.3 billion prepared in budget for Brexit – Paschal Donohoe

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Irish Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe announced on Tuesday that the Irish government has prepared over 1.2 billion euros (about 1.3 billion U.S. dollars) in...
Ghana Anti-Corruption Coalition (GACC)

CSOs coalition demand Finance Minister to provide detailed information on GH¢2.75bn

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The Ghana Anti-Corruption Coalition (GACC) and its partner-CSOs have petitioned the Ministry of Finance to furnish them with information on single source and restrictive...
School Uniforms And New Curriculum

Casely Hayford Says GES New Uniforms Will Do Nothing to Government’s Budget

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A social commentator, Sydney Casely-Hayford has downplayed criticisms over government’s priorities for the educational sector following the introduction of a new uniform for junior...
Ghana National Petroleum Corporation’ (GNPC)

2019 GNPC Budget Cut Down by US$ 80 million

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Parliament has slashed the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation’ (GNPC)’s 2019 expenditure budget by 80 million dollars, Ranking Member of the Select Committee on Energy,...
U.S. President Donald Trump

Trump Stirs Yet Another Battle with Democrats Over His Budget

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U.S. president Donald Trump's 2020 budget proposal released Monday is unlikely to pass in the Democrat-controlled House and is set to create yet another...
Governor of the Bank of Ghana, Dr. Ernest Addison

Financial Sector Clean-up Amounted To Gh¢9.9 Billion – BoG

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The Governor of the Central Bank of Ghana, Dr. Ernest Addison, has said, Economic activities continued to pick-up although the trend remained below potential...

Government Reaffirms Its Commitment To Pursue Social Intervention Programmes

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President Nana Akufo Addo, has reiterated government’s commitment to pursue social intervention programmes to ensure the protection and support of the vulnerable in society,...

PFAG calls for involvement of private sector in post harvest management

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The Peasant Farmers Association Ghana (PFAG) is calling for increased involvement of private sector in management of post harvest losses.  The association is strongly of the...
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Ethiopia’s next fiscal year budget to grow by 3.6 percent

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A draft budget bill approved by the Ethiopian Council of Ministers on Saturday showed a 3.6-percent increase for the next 2018-2019 Ethiopian fiscal year. The...
budget

Zambia says IMF deal will not affect budget implementation

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The Zambian government on Wednesday said delay in concluding a financing package with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) will not weaken nation's ability to...
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2018 Budget Declared Ghana Broke – Ken Thompson

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Mr Kenneth Thompson, Chief Executive Officer of Dalex Finance on Tuesday said the 2018 Budget re-affirms speculations over the years that Ghana is broke. He...

Unemployment situation in Ghana a security threat

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Mr Kwaku Kwarteng, the Deputy Minister of Finance, says the broad agenda for 2018 and the medium term is to create jobs leading to...

ISSER calls for revision of roles of agricultural development banks

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The Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER), of the University of Ghana, has said that given government’s desire to boost investments in...
tax

Ghana Gov’t to remove VAT on lotto

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The government has announced that it will continue the ongoing tax reform of the lotteries industry to abolish tax on lotto agents as part...
Source: 2018 Budget.

IMANI’s Review Of Ghana’s 2018 Budget

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INTRODUCTION Ghana’s Finance Minister, Mr. Ken Ofori- Atta presented his second budget to Parliament on Wednesday, November 15, 2017. The 2018 budget broadly aims at...
Otiko Afisah Djaba

Ghana Gov’t Committed To Free And Quality Education

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Ms Otiko Afisah Djaba, Minister of Gender, children and Social Protection, has said Government is committed to ensuring that every Ghanaian child of school...
Cape Coast Sports Stadium

Sports Ministry Pursue Enactment Of National Sports College Bill

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The Ministry of Youth and Sports would in 2018 roll out the Youth in Sports Development Programme according to the 2018 budget statement. ...

Finance Minister Moves Parliament To Approve Financial Policy

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“Rt. Hon. Speaker, Honourable Members of Parliament, on the authority of the President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, I beg to move...
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Northern Ireland Could Have a Budget Set By Close of November

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The British government on Wednesday said it plans to set a budget for Northern Ireland's devolved administration, amid a nine-month impasse in talks on...
SEND GHANA

GHS Spends Over 90% Of Its Budget On Salaries – SEND GHANA

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SEND GHANA's report has shown that, over 90% of government's budgetary allocations for the health sector is spent on salary payments annually. The report...
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Government’s policies, programmes needs to be explained in local dialects

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Some women groups in the Wa Municipal Assembly of the Upper West Region have advocated the use of local languages to explain government’s policies...
education

A PhD in Economics Has Been Conferred on Mr. Akobeng

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The University of Leicester in the United Kingdom (UK) has conferred a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree in Economics on Mr Eric Akobeng, Head...
Liberia's President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf (C) meets with a high-level Chinese business delegation at her Foreign Ministry office in Monrovia, Liberia, Aug. 6, 2015. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf on Thursday said that the visit of the 16-member business delegation from the People's Republic of China (PRC) provides Liberia with a new, and broader opportunity to go beyond what the two countries have done on the bilateral level.(Xinhua/Elis Zoker)

EU grants €10m to Liberia as budgetary support

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Last week, the Government of Liberia received a grant of EUR 10 million (USD 11.2 million) from the European Union (EU). The EU disbursed...

African Water Facility 2016 report and 2017 budget approved by AfDB

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The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has approved the 2016 Annual report and 2017 Work plan and budget of...

US budget: Lawmakers to Approve Funding Package This Week

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Congressional negotiators have reached an agreement on a spending bill to keep the US government running until 30 September.The bipartisan deal boosts military spending...

Enthusiastic Residents Of Kumasi Eager To Shop In New Mall

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The Kumasi Mall (KCM), the $ 95 million retail facility, has opened in Kumasi and commenced trading, making the Ashanti Regional capital the second...

Kumasi City Mall Opens For Business

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The US$95 million Kumasi City Mall, officially opened for business on Thursday, drawing a lot of excitement by shoppers in the nation’s second largest...

The First 100 Days: Promises, the Budget, the Story so far

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The documentary produced by IMANI, OSIWA and Ford Foundation was aimed at: (i) ...