The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has appealed for the unflinching support of Ghanaians, particularly the private sector, as government begins the implementation phase of its programme of industrial transformation of the country.  According to President Akufo-Addo, government’s industrial agenda is anchored on building the competitiveness of...
Ghana has signed a Heads of Agreement with Equatorial Guinea for the supply of 150 million to 200 million standard cubic feet of gas per day of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG), as part of the measures being put in place by the government of President Akufo-Addo to guarantee the...
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo says but for the judicious application of resources, the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) would have been strangled by debt According to him, proper management of resources has heralded the revival of the NHIS and led to the payment of GH¢560 million out of the...
The Minister of Finance, Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, has disclosed that State-Owned Enterprises (SOE's) in the country have been reduced from from 300 in the mid 1980's to 86 as at the end of August 2017. The SOE's according to the minister, consist of 46 wholly government owned and 40 joint...
Minister of Food and Agriculture, Dr Owusu Afriyie Akoto has said that petroleum and gas Industry must focus more on generating money to be invested in other job-creating sectors such as agriculture. According to him, the future of Ghana’s oil and gas sector would be mainly automation, with limited employment...
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,...
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 Vice President of the Republic, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, has reiterated government’s commitment to the strengthening of bilateral relations with the People’s Republic of China. His Excellency Dr. Bawumia made this known when the Chinese Vice Minister for Commerce, Mr. Qiam Keming, paid a courtesy call on him at the...
The Asunafo North Cocoa Cooperative union has lauded government's intention to introduce a pension scheme for all cocoa Farmers in the country. Vice president of Ghana, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia in a speech delivered at the 2017 celebration of Kundum festival for the people of Ahanta in the Nzema East of the western...
The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has stated that African countries would have to change the structure of their economies, from raw material dependent economies to industrialised, value-added economies if they are to fully finance the implementation of the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). According to...