Friday , November 27 2020

Business

GOVERNMENT’S FOCUS IS TO LIMIT AID, DEPENDENCY – BAWUMIA

  The Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has stated that the focus of the Nana Akufo-Addo government is to limit aid and dependency in the budget. According to him, depending on foreign donors will not accelerate Ghana’s development agenda since such most of the aid programmes do not meet the …

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C/R: BAWJIASE MARKET, A THREAT TO HUMAN LIVES

The tendency of a major disaster that could claim lives and a mass destruction of properties at the Awutu Bawjiase market is very high especially when we are yet to experience heavy rainfalls. The market which was build decades ago has never seen any renovation leaving the market structures in …

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BOG TO PENALIZE OWNERS OF CLOSED DOWN ILLEGAL INSTITUTIONS

The Bank of Ghana (BoG) has disclosed it will duly sanction owners of the two institutions whose activities have been halted for operating illegally. The central bank explains that it is currently working with the security agencies to investigate persons arrested in connection with the development. The BoG was able …

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AYENSU STARCH COMPANY DIES AGAIN

The Ayensu Starch Company(ASco) situated in Bawjiase in the Awutu Senya West District in the Central Region is limping on a single feet even after its 70% shares was sold out to a private company and is likely to collapse if measures are not put in place to strengthen its …

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FULL BUDGET STATEMENT READ BY MINISTER OF FINANCE, KEN OFORI ATTA

Table of Contents SECTION ONE: INTRODUCTION.. 2 MACROECONOMIC TARGETS FOR 2017 AND THE MEDIUM TERM… 23 SECTORAL PERFORMANCE AND OUTLOOK.. 34 SECTION SIX: POLICY INITIATIVES.. 51 IMPROVING THE BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT.. 51 EXPENDITURE MANAGEMENT AND COMMITMENT CONTROL.. 65 IMPROVING DEBT MANAGEMENT.. 75 INFRASTRUCTURE FOR POVERTY ERADICATION PROGRAMME.. 77 FREE PUBLIC SENIOR …

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ONGOING IN PARLIAMENT: FINANCE MINISTER PRESENTS 2017 BUDGET

The Finance Minister, Ken Ofori Attah is presenting the maiden budget statement of the Akufo Addo led NPP government. It is expected that government minimizes expenditure while increasing revenue. “Through Jesus Christ we shall become these challenges” Ofori Atta “I will present to you policies,strategies and actions to stabilize the …

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Gov’t to extend IMF deal

President Akufo-Addo’s administration is discussing a possible extension of the country’s programme with the International Monetary Fund (IMF). This was revealed by Monitoring and Evaluation Minister, Dr. Anthony Akoto Osei in a recent interview. He said even though the deal has not been finalized yet, discussions are far advanced. Ghana’s …

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ARTISANS ASSOCIATION OF GHANA CALL ON H.E NANA AKUFFO ADDO FOR BUDGET ALLOCATION FOR TRAINING

ARTISANS ASSOCIATION OF GHANA CALL ON H.E NANA AKUFFO ADDO FOR BUDGET ALLOCATION FOR TRAINING ———————————————- The Artisans Association of Ghana (AAG) is calling on His Excellency Nana Akuffo Addo and his government to place them on the National budget  purposely for  training of Artisans. As an  organization/Institution we are …

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IMF deal needs ‘tweaking’ after shortfall discovery – Finance Minister

Ghana’s debt bailout program with the International Monetary Fund may require “tweaking” after the nation’s new administration revealed that 7 billion cedi ($1.6 billion) in expenses were not accounted for by the previous government, the finance minister said. Government is in talks with the IMF and will seek to finalize …

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BoG To Introduce A Commemorative GH¢5 Note

Joy Business has gathered from the Bank of Ghana that a new GH¢5 Ghana note with new security features and design would be in circulation from March this year. The note is being introduced as part of the Central Bank’s 60th anniversary, which falls on March 4, this year. The …

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