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The office of former president John Dramani Mahama overspent the budget allotted to it in excess of GH¢3billion in 2016 investigations by iWatch Africa, an anti-corruption organization has divulged. In its assessment of the 2016 Auditor General’s report on the Consolidated Fund, iWatch Africa found that the Office of Government...
The Special Chamber of the International Tribunal of the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) has delivered judgement in Ghana’s favour in the maritime dispute with neighbours La Cote d’Ivoire. It has, however, directed the two nations to agree on some measures, key among them is an agreement on the delimitation...
The Vice President of the Republic, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has stated that government is focused on building the productive capacities of Ghanaians in order to build a robust economy. Dr. Bawumia observed that countries such as the United States of America, Canada, Singapore, South Korea and Mauritius among others have...
Kuapa Kokoo one of the biggest cocoa Marketing companies in Ghana says it is making significant strides in the fight to ensuring that child labour is eradicated from all cocoa producing area. Speaking at the 23rd Annual Delegates Conference of the company in Kumasi, executive Secretary of Kuapa Kokoo Co-operative...
Local Mining company at the center of the Nyinahin Bauxite brouhaha has said that government is only telling lies and contradicting itself to say the company’s three mining leases were invalid. Lands and natural resources minister , Peter Amewu in a letter to Exton Cubic explained that the company’s failure...
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has called for support from Ghanaians as his government rolls out its flagship ‘One-District, One-Factory’ policy. President Akufo-Addo on Friday cut sod for the construction of the Ekumfi Pineapple Factory in Ekumfi in the Central Region to mark the start of a nationwide rollout of...
Arrangements for the offtake of produce expected to be realized from the Government's flagship Planting for Food and Jobs(PFJ) are all but complete, the Minister for Food and Agriculture, Hon. Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto, has indicated. All the necessary processes towards the fulfilment of the pledge to support farmers through...
The traders complained they are laughed at by their colleagues in the opposition NDC Some aggrieved traders at the Kumasi Central Market today , besieged the offices of the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly to demand the reopening of their shops. They have given the Assembly a 12-hour ultimatum to reopen the shops...
The Minister for Finance, Ken Ofori Atta, is expected to present the 2018 budget statement and fiscal policy in Parliament today in which he will be seeking approval to spend some GH¢61 billion. Among the highlights of the 2017 budget, were the withdrawal of the 1 percent Special Import Levy,...
Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia on Tuesday said the Government is implementing policies that would revitalise the State-Owned Enterprises (SOEs) to contribute significantly towards economic transformation to ensure prosperity for all. To this end, he said, the State Enterprises Commission and selected SOEs were benefiting from a World Bank Technical...
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