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,...
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo will on Tuesday, November 7, 2017, launch the Accelerated Oil and Gas Capacity (AOGC) Program at the Regional Maritime University, Accra.The launch is in fulfillment of the Government’s campaign promise of aggressively investing in education and skills enhancement of Ghanaians to manage the oil...
The chiefs, and people of Anlo traditional area, of the Volta Region have put before the Akufo-Addo led government, eight (8) critical developmental projects, deemed confronting the Anlo-land currently.The first, and the most important need of the people has to do with "the dredging of the Keta Lagoon", which...
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo says the production and delivery of stable, reliable and affordable power is critical to the success of efforts towards the integration and development of West Africa. According to the President, the annual growth in demand for electricity is estimated at 10%, which means that for...
The 4th meeting of the Presidential Taskforce on a common currency for the West African Monetary Zone (WAMZ) has taken place in Niamey, the capital of Niger, with the firm commitment towards the acceleration of the processes leading to the use of the single currency by 2020.The meeting was...
The Minister of Regional Re- Organization and Development Hon Dan Kweku Botwe has said the President Nana Addo received three petitions from Brong Ahafo regions to partition it into three different regions. According to him, if the commission of inquiry instituted by the President approves it, then Brong Ahafo will...
President Akufo-Addo says his government intends, in the next few months, to establish a National Cyber Security Centre, as has been done in some other countries, to liaise with relevant state agencies and the private sector to oversee cyber security operations at the national level. According to President Akufo-Addo, the...
The President of the Republic, Nana AddoDankwa Akufo-Addo, says the fight against deforestation and forest degradation is critical to Ghana’s successes of tackling Climate Change. With Climate Change being, perhaps, the biggest threat to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals, President Akufo-Addo noted that it is fast becoming a...
The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, in accordance with Article 5 of the Constitution, has inaugurated a 9-Member Commission of Inquiry to inquire into the need and substantial demand, and to make recommendations on all the factors involved in the creation of a region or alteration...
The President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has announced the newly launched National Digital Property and Addressing System will be at the core of business transactions in the country. According to the president, no Ghanaian will be issued with the new Ghana Card without a verified house and street address. Speaking at...