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Ken Ofori Atta

Government to broaden consultations on Agyapa Royalties Transaction

Government says it is ready to engage and broaden consultation on the Agyapa Royalties transaction to build unanimity around the transaction. In this direction, the...
South Sudan

Sudan pound continues decline, experts warn of economic collapse

The Sudanese pound (SDG) has continued to decline against foreign currencies, mainly the U.S. dollar, and Sudanese experts warned of economic collapse. ...
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Finance Ministry Releases Funds For COVID-19 Free Water

The Ministry of Finance has released the first tranche of funds for the free water supplied to Ghanaians under the COVID-19 pandemic combat and...
Gross Domestic Product (GDP)

Ghana’s economy remains strong despite GDP forecast downgrade

Ghana's economy can withstand the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic despite an almost 6-percent cut in its growth forecast, an economist said Monday. Speaking...

PIAC demands accountability for GH₵ 1.5 billion unutilised ABFA from Finance Ministry

The Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC) has called on Parliament to compel the Ministry of Finance to account for a GH₵1.5 billion unutilised...
Economics Piac Fund

PIAC urges Parliament to ensure Finance Ministry accounts for US$1.5 billion petroleum fund

The Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC), an independent statutory body, has urged Parliament to ensure that the Ministry of Finance accounts for the...

Finance Ministry, AfDB sign loan agreement for Eastern Corridor roads

The Ministry of Finance, on Wednesday, signed a loan agreement of $81.67 million with the African Development Bank (AfDB) to roll out...
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NPP Government Auctions 86 ‘Vehicles’ For GH₵500

-to foot-soldiers as reward for handwork Information reaching THE WITNESS indicates that the controversial Hyundai Gallopers vehicles parked at the Institute of Local...
Standard and Poor(S&P)

Fiscal and monetary discipline led to S&P upgrading of Ghana possible – Finance ministry

The Ministry of Finance asserted here on Monday that strong efforts at monetary policy and fiscal management were responsible for the upgrading of Ghana...

Government To Provide Stimulus Package To Support Textile Companies

The Ministry of Trade and Industry in collaboration with the Finance Ministry and the Industrial and Commercial Workers Union, have joined forces to introduce...

Africa’s 8th Best Performing Economy is Zambia

A Switzerland-based investment fund and asset organization has ranked Zambia as the eighth best performing economy in Africa, the country's finance ministry said on...
Ministry of Finance

Shake up at the Finance Ministry

The Finance Ministry has appointed new officers to key positions, a statement released by the Public Relations Unit Thursday says. This includes the appointment of...

Minister Assures Unemployed Nurses Of Recruitment

Deputy Health Minister, Tina Mensah has called on unemployed bonded registered nurses, to remain calm as the Ministry is working with appropriate bodies to...
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Take expert advice in order to reduce borrowing

The situation highlighted investors’ sentiments about the health of the Ghanaian economy which appears to be in a debt trap. The dramatic slowdown in economic...
Mrs Mona Helen Quartey, Deputy Minister of Finance

Finance Ministry Organizes Propagation Workshop

She said such policies must include the redefinition of the roles of the producers and the private sector. Mrs Quartey was speaking at a dissemination...

Ghana suspends issuing of 5th Eurobond

It said the government would however issue the notes at the right time with the right market conditions. Minister of Finance Seth...
Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa

GH¢37 million book and research allowances for lecturers approved

Mr. Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, Deputy Minister of Education in-charge of Tertiary, announced this at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) in...
Dr Abdul-Nashiru Issahaku – Bank of Ghana Governor

Bank Of Ghana Defends US$250 Million Transfer To UBA

Defending the Finance Ministry, the BOG governor insisted that the Finance Ministry did not flout the rules, stressing that government took the Cedi equivalent...

Over 3,000 Unpaid Teachers Storm Finance Ministry For Salary Arrears

The group which is made up of teachers numbering over three thousand say their consistent calls on government to pay their salary arrears have...
Seth Tekper

Ghana Government Set To Issue First Three-year Bond This Week

This will bring to three the total number of bonds issued so far this year, with the previous two being five-year bonds which together...

Non-deal roadshow expected to attract investors to Ghana

The statement said the road show is a routine activity to share information on financial and economic developments with investors. A series of publications had...
Wpid Money Growth

Benin’s expected economic growth pegged at 5.8 percent

The government plans to execute its economic policy that is based on development of the private sector through reinforcement of energy, transport and ICT...
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...

Two institutions call off strike

Lawyers numbering about 150 who work at Ghana's Attorney General's Department have called off their one month strike to submit to compulsory arbitration by...
Pupils enjoying the school feeding programme

Finance Ministry Defrays Indebtedness To School Feeding Programme

The Ghana School Feeding Programme (GSFP) has received funds from the Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning to defray its indebtedness to caterers under...

Mahama gets a running nose following closely the events in Nigerian polls

This Story was first published on January 21, 2014 in The aL-hAJJ, but its relevance today is the reason for its re-publication although, the...

Finance Ministry And NDPC Begins Policy Hearings With State Institutions

The Ministry of Finance and the National Development Planning Commission (NDPC) have begun policy hearings with Ministries, Departments and Agencies in preparation towards the...

Ukraine has started receiving funds from IMF

Ukraine has started receiving funds from the first tranche of a new loan of 17.5 billion U.S. dollars from the International Monetary Fund (IMF),...
Workers at Phoenix Metals Ltd push bags of minerals after weighing them at the plant yesterday. (John Mbanda)

Mineral beneficiation strategy plan to be finalised in Namibia

Plans to introduce a mineral beneficiation strategy in Namibia are at an advanced stage, an official with the Namibia Chamber of Mines has said. Proposed...
Seth Terkper

President’s brother wants Seth Terkper out of Finance Ministry

It appears some relatives of President John Dramani Mahama are bent on further destroying his administration which has already suffered enough to stand on...