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...
Government, as part of its flagship programme; One Village One Dam, would build 10 units of 300KW Biopower and 80 hectres of centre pivot irrigation dams in 10 selected villages within the Kpandai District. It would also construct a 300KW dairy farm biogas power plant and irrigation dam as well...
The Civil Society Platform on the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Programme has commended Government and the Executive Board of the IMF for extending the country’s Extended Credit Facility (ECF) arrangement with the Fund by a year. A statement signed by Mr Godson K. Aloryito, the Coordinator-Civil Society Platform in Accra...
The International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea is set to deliver its judgement in the dispute concerning the delimitation of the maritime boundary between Ghana and Cote D’Ivoire. The judgement, according to a statement from the court, will be delivered on Saturday, September 23, 2017 at 11 am.  Background Ghana...
The Minister of Agriculture, Dr Owusu Akoto Afriyie, has inaugurated a seven member board of the Ghana Cocoa Marketing Company (CMC) with a charge on them to help revive the fallen fortunes of the cocoa industry. Dr Afriyie, who administered the Oath of Office and Secrecy to the members, said...
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 assured that Ghanaians shall soon reap the benefits of more jobs and an expanding economy considering measures being undertaken by his government to stimulate enterprise activity and growth. ''Our preoccupation, over the last seven months, has been to put in place programmes and policies geared...
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...