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Government spends one million dollars to evacuate 2,200 Ghanaians from Lebanon

The flights cost of evacuating 2,262 stranded Ghanaian domestic workers from Lebanon during the COVID-19 lockdown was $1,062,600, Mr Charles Owiredu, a Deputy Minister...

Akufo-Addo’s government spends GHC20.14 billion in executing key campaign promises

The Akufo-Addo-led government has spent GHC20.14 billion in implementing the Free SHS, banking sector clean-up, recruitment of 100,000 NaBCo beneficiaries and restoring teacher/nursing trainee...
Tourists are seen at a dock in Sydney, Australia, March 10, 2020. The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Australia has reached 100, Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt announced on Tuesday. (Xinhua/Bai Xuefei)

Australians told to spend Easter holidays at home

Australians have been told to spend the upcoming Easter holidays at home, despite the number of new COVID-19 cases flattening. The country...

Somalia to spend US$5 million to combat COVID-19

Somali government said it has allocated 5 million U.S. dollars to combat COVID-19 after authorities confirmed one case. Hassan Ali Khaire, the prime minister of...
Consumer Confidence

U.S. online shoppers spend US$68 billion in November

U.S. online shoppers spent 68.1 billion U.S. dollars in November, with 7.4 billion dollars on Black Friday (Nov. 29) alone, data from the web...

SERAP seeks details of spending on failed US$460 million CCTV, other Chinese loans

Scio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent a Freedom of Information (FoI) request to Mrs Zainab Ahmed, Minister of Finance, Budget and...

18-year-old to spend 15 years in prison for robbery

An 18-year old, Abubakar Sidick, would for the next 15 years spend his life at the Nsawam prisons for robbing a man of his...

Nigerian Hairdresser to Spend Seven Years Behind Bars

An Accra Circuit Court on Tuesday sentenced Ella Peters a 29-year-old Nigerian hairdresser who trafficked two girls to Ghana to engage in prostitution to...
Danielle Lloyd

Danielle Lloyd Plans on Putting Some Money Aside for Gender Selection Treatment

The 35-year-old model - who has Archie, eight, Harry, seven, and five-year-old George with ex-husband Jamie O'Hara and 18-month-old Reggie with fiancé Michael O'Neill...

Namibia to spend over US$80 million for road maintenance in 2018/19 financial year

Minister of Finance Calle Schlettwein on Monday said Namibia has programmed a total of 1.2 billion Namibian dollars (around 84 million U.S. dollars) for...
domestic bond

We will Spend Responsively – Tema West

The Tema West Municipal Assembly says it is pursuing the wholistic development of the new municipality hence it will not engage in reckless use...
The Duchess and Duke of Sussex

The Duke and duchess of Sussex will not be spending Vals Day together

The British royals - who married in May at St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle - are preparing for their first Valentine's Day as...

Tanzania to spend US$4.5 billion on debt repayments

The government of Tanzania will spend 4.5 billion U.S. dollars on debt servicing during the financial year 2018/19, a senior official said on Monday. Philip...
Jubilee oilfield

Partners to spend US$500 Million to expand Ghana Jubilee, TEN oil fields

Government of Ghana and its partners in the Jubilee and the Tweneboa-Enyenra-Ntomme (TEN) oil fields will spend at least 500 million U S Dollars...
Youth Resource Centres

Ghana Government will spend US$18 million on Youth Resource Centres

Mr Isaac K. Asiamah, Minister for Youth and Sports, has revealed that, the construction of Youth Resource Centers across the ten regions of Ghana...

Farmer gets to spend 17 years behind bars for robbery

A farmer, accused of snatching a taxi from its driver at gun point has been sentenced to 25 years imprisonment in hard labour by...
Kenneth Ofori-Atta

Ghana plans to spend nearly US$14 billion in 2018

The Ghanaian government plans to spend 62 billion Ghana cedis (13.9 billion U.S. dollars) in the 2018 fiscal year, the country's finance minister said...

Teacher Grabs 10-Years Sentence for Defilement

The Kumawu Circuit Court, presided over by Mr. Abdul Yussif Osei Asibey, has sentenced a teacher to 10 years imprisonment for defiling an under-age...

Charcoal Burner Imprisoned For Defiling A Minor

A 20-year old charcoal burner, arrested for defiling a minor at Kowereso, a farming community in the Asante-Akim North District, has been sentenced to...

Kenya to spend US$5 million to promote aquaculture

Kenya said on Monday that it will spend 5 million U.S. dollars with an aim to fast track new strategies to protect and promote...
school feeding

Zimbabwe to spend US$18 million on schools supplementary feeding

The Zimbabwe government will spend 18.5 million U.S. dollars in 2017 to provide supplementary food to pupils under the national school feeding scheme introduced...

Court Adjourn Case Against Delta Force To May,18

The Attorney General’s Department has called for the docket on the case involving the alleged assault of the Ashanti Regional Security Coordinator by 13...

Ghana to spend US$12 billion in 2017 annual budget

The Ghanaian government went to parliament here on Thursday to seek approval for an expenditure of 56.5 billion Ghana cedis (11.89 billion U.S. Dollars)...

Kenya to spend US$1 million to guard against fall armyworm

The Kenyan government said Wednesday that it would spend 1 million U.S. dollars to finance efforts to tame the spread of fall armyworm,...

[email protected] Money is Not Meant for Parties – Abu Jinapor

A Deputy Chief of Staff, Samuel Abu Jinapor, says Nana Akufo-Addo’s announcement of a GHs20 million budget for the [email protected] celebration is not outrageous.According...
Sacrificial animals are seen at a livestock market set for the upcoming Muslim sacrificial festival Eid al-Adha, 60 km north of Cairo, Egypt, on Sept. 19, 2015. Muslims across the world are preparing to celebrate the annual festival of Eid al-Adha, or the Festival of Sacrifice, which marks the end of the Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca and in commemoration of Prophet Abraham's readiness to sacrifice his son to show obedience to God. (Xinhua/Ahmed Gomaa)

Drought-ravaged Kenya to spend US$13 million purchasing livestock

Kenya has set aside 13 million U.S. dollars for a livestock offtake program aimed at mitigating the effects of the ongoing drought, an official...

Vietnam to spend over US$900 million on national power transmission network in 2017

Vietnam's National Power Transmission Corporation (EVNNPT) planned to put into operation 63 projects worth over 21.2 trillion Vietnamese dong (934.43 million U.S. dollars) in...

Kenya to spend US$10 million to deworm 6 million children

The Kenyan government said it will spend 10 million U.S. dollars on drugs to deworm over 6 million school-age children between six and 14...

Southerners spend more on skiing

People in southern Chinese cities are showing a growing enthusiasm for skiing equipment, with five southern cities listed among the top 10 purchasers of...

UNICEF: Water collection is an enormous task for females

A statement by UNICEF and copied to the Ghana News Agency said as World Water Week is underway in Stockholm and experts gather to...