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Mr Abraham Koomson

Federation for Labour calls for emergency meeting on budget

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The Ghana Federation of Labour (GFL) has called on the Minister of Employment and Labour Relations to convene an emergency National Tripartite Committee meeting...
population dynamics

Ghana must link the budget with population dynamics – NPC

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Dr Leticia Adelaide Appiah, the Executive Director of the National Population Council (NPC), has called for the need to link the annual budget with...
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo

Ghana: SONA to be delivered on March 9 and budget March 12

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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo will on Tuesday, March 9, 2021, deliver a Message on the State of the Nation to Parliament and the...
Mr Kwabena Okyere Darko Mensah Western Regional Minister

Western Region to witness massive boost in infrastructure – Darko-Mensah

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The Western Regional Minister-designate, Mr Kwabena Okyere Darko-Mensah has indicated that the Western Regional Coordinating Council (WRCC) will continue to implement policies and projects...
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COVID-19 brings once-in-a-century shock to Botswana

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Botswana's Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Dr. Thapelo Matsheka has presented the southern African country's 2021-2022 financial budget amounting to 70.61 billion pula...
Donald Trump

Omnibus spending package reflects shaky detente at end of Trump term

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The 1.4-trillion-dollar omnibus spending agreement lawmakers released Monday includes many of the delicate compromises that have kept the government functioning during Donald Trump’s presidency...

Israel fails to agree on budget, likely leading to new election

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Israel could face its fourth election in two years after the ruling coalition failed to reach an agreement in last-ditch talks that ran...
Covid

Japan’s cabinet approves record 106-trillion-yen budget amid pandemic

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Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga's cabinet on Monday gave a green light to a record 106.6-trillion-yen (1-trillion- dollar) budget for fiscal 2021 as the...
Huawei Y P

No need to break the bank! Enjoy powerful features with Huawei Y7p

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Huawei’s famed Y series adds a spin to smartphones by bringing powerful features and trend-setting designs. The latest addition to this series is the...

Nigerian government mulls reopening of borders: minister

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The Nigerian government on Wednesday said it is likely to reopen the nation's land borders soon, following a recommendation by a presidential committee. The presidential...
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Zambia’s finance minister unveils 2021 national budget

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Zambia's finance minister on Friday unveiled the country's 2021 budget aimed at stimulating economic recovery in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. ...
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Malawi 2020/2021 budget at 2.9 billion USD

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Malawi Finance Minister Felix Mlusu presented a 2.9 billion U.S. dollars budget on Friday for the country's 2020/2021 Financial Year, with the education sector...
cyber attacks,

ICRC president warns of budget deficit, cyber attacks

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by Martina Fuchs The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) President called on the global donor community to urgently...
The World Bank

Zambia rebuts reports of World Bank withholding budget support

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The Zambian government has refuted reports that the World Bank has halted budget support to the country, a finance ministry spokesperson said on...
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Ghana FA Congress approves budget for 2020/21 financial year

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Congress of the Ghana Football Association has approved the work programme and budget for the 2020/21 financial year. The Association’s highest decision making body also...
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Sweden proposes historic budget for 2021 to restart pandemic-stricken economy

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The Swedish government proposed on Thursday a historic budget that worth over 100 billion SEK (about 11.5 billion U.S. dollars) for 2021 to boost...
President Muhammadu Buhari

Nigeria moves to halt US$15.7 Billion of Illicit Flow through Financial Systems

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As a leader in the Open Government Partnership (OGP) Steering Committee, Nigeria is taking critical steps to tackle corruption and money laundering by enhancing...
Imani

Government Should Also Account for COVID-19 Savings in Tomorrow’s Budget

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Tomorrow, the Finance Minister will appear in Parliament to seek authorisation for his spending plans for the rest of the year. As is our...
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Kenya’s investors welcome budget for financial year 2020/21

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Kenyan investors under the private sector alliance on Friday welcomed the national budget for the financial year 2020/21, saying it will help with recovery...
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Namibia announces US$4.2 billion budget

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Namibian Minister of Finance Ipumbu Shiimi on Wednesday tabled a 72.8 billion Namibian dollars (about 4.2 billion U.S. dollars) budget for the financial year...
Covid

Economic Policies for Coronavirus: Saving Lives, Safeguarding Livelihoods

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The impact of the flu-like coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is unprecedented in the modern era. Equally unprecedented is the escalation of the response around the...
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Australian High Commissioner urges Commonwealth to reform itself

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Mr Andrew Barnes, the Australian High Commissioner to Ghana, has urged the Commonwealth to reform itself to remain an organisation fit for the future...
Pentagon

Pentagon requests US$705 billion in budget for fiscal year 2021

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The U.S. Department of Defense requested a total of 705.4 billion U.S. dollars for its fiscal year 2021 budget, according to a proposal from...
Africa Infrastructure

AU to embark on 2nd phase of infrastructure program with increased implementation budget

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The African Union (AU) has announced that it would embark on the second phase of the Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa (PIDA) which...

Global markets oversubscribe Ghana’s US$3bn Eurobond sale

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Global Capital markets have given a vote of confidence in the Ghanaian economy - over-subscribing its US$3 billion Eurobond sale by five times...
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Kenya mulls balanced budget in five years

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Kenya plans to achieve a balanced budget in the next five years, a senior government official said on Wednesday. Cabinet Secretary of...
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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...