Former Minister of Justice and Attorney General Marietta Brew Appiah-Oppong has expressed joy at the ruling of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) delivered on Saturday. The Tribunal virtually upheld Ghana’s long-standing view of its maritime boundary against a new dimension tabled by La Cote d’Ivoire....
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...
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has stated that the time has now come for Ghana to move on even further to deepen her democracy. “It is time to make sure that we have a genuine separation of powers between the various arms of government. Our Parliament, the legislative arm of...
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...
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...
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...
The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has described the Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) sales agreement reached between the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) and GAZPROM as “positive” and “one that is going to play a very important role in the economic life of Ghana.” According to President...
The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, says illegal methods of fishing, as well as the over-exploitation of Ghana’s marine resources cannot continue, as they threaten the very essence of the country’s existence. According to President Akufo-Addo, over the years, and especially in recent times, nearly all of...
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...
A deputy Finance Minister, Kwaku Kwarteng has disclosed that the decision by the government to allow for an extension of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) programme with Ghana was at the behest of the Bretton Wood Institution. The IMF, in a statement in August, announced the extension of the programme...