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Parliament approves GH¢11.9 billion for government to meet public expenditure

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Parliament has approved GH¢11.896 billion as supplementary estimates for the 2020 financial year to meet government expenditure. The approval followed the request made by...
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Government to design, build and equip new hospitals

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Government under the ‘Agenda 111” initiative will design, build, equip and staff new hospitals in every district without one and new regional hospitals in...
Finance Minister Ken Ofori Atta

Government concludes processes to purchase livestock and poultry species

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Government has concluded the procurement processes for the purchase of 531,100 improved breeds of livestock and poultry species including sheep, goats, pigs, cockerels and...
Finance Minister Ken Ofori Atta

MPR cut down as inflation decreases – Finance Minister

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Mr Ken Ofori Atta, Minister of Finance has said the Monetary Policy Rate (MPR) was cut by 100 base points in 2019 as inflation...
One-District-One-Factory project

1D1F Initiative: Government remains committed

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Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, Minister for Finance has reiterated government’s commitment in implementing the One District, One Factory (1D1F) initiative, even in the midst of...
Ppes

EC to procure PPEs for voters’ exhibition and general election

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The Electoral Commission intends to procure additional Personal Protection Equipment (PPEs) for the Exhibition of the Voters Register and the General Elections. The last batch...
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Ghana government will not be daunted by COVID-19 – Finance Minister

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Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, the Minister of Finance, on Thursday, said the Government will not be daunted by the COVID-19 pandemic, but would continue to...
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COVID-19: Ghana records revenue shortfall of GHC13.6 billion

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Ghana has recorded revenue shortfall of GH¢13.6 billion and an unanticipated “but necessary” expenditures of approximately GH¢11.7 billion due to COVID-19, Mr Ken Ofori-Atta,...
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Government infrastructural development on course-Minister

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Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, the Minister of Finance says the country’s infrastructural development has seen a massive injection of resources with major construction works...
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Government to establish Automobile Industry Development Centre

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Government is to establish an Automobile Industry Development Centre to coordinate the technical processes for licensing vehicle assemblers and manufacturers, Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, the...
Finance Minister Ken Ofori Atta

COVID-19 slows economic growth

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Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, the Minister of Finance, said the COVID-19 outbreak is posing significant challenges to the economy, eroding the gains made for growth...
Finance Minister Ken Ofori Atta

Government initiates 654 boreholes nationwide

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Government has initiated the construction of 654 boreholes nationwide, out of which 621 are to be fitted with hand-pumps and 33, mechanized. ...
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Parliament readies for mid-year budget review

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Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, the Finance Minister, will shortly deliver the mid-year budget review and supplementary estimates to Parliament. The Minister...
Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta

Government launches policies for financial inclusion and digital payments

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The Ministry of Finance has launched three policy initiatives designed to deepen financial inclusion and accelerate the shift to digital payments. As part of the...
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Supreme Court throws out suit against Finance Minister

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The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed the $2.25 billion bond suit against Mr Ken Ofori Atta, Minister of Finance, saying it was without merit. ...
Professor Peter Quartey

Lifting of lockdown will save our economy from recession-Prof.Quartey

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The Director of the Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER), Professor Peter Quartey, says President Akufo-Addo's decision to...
Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta

GHACHIFA urges China to consider Finance Minister’s appeal

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The Ghana China Friendship Association (GHACHIFA) on Saturday urged China to consider the call by Ghana's Minister of Finance for China to write off...
Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta

Finance Minister updates Parliament on impact of coronavirus on economy

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The Minister of Finance, Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, said preliminary analysis by the Ministry shows that the Coronavirus pandemic would impact negatively on the country’s...

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...