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At least 17,000 public sector workers are yet to receive their April 2017 salaries for non-biometric SSNIT registration. A statement from the Finance Ministry and copied to otecfmghana.com said about 9,300 out of the over 26,000 affected workers have been paid after successful validation. According to the Finance Ministry, the payments...
Ghana’s public debt has reached GHc129.5 billion according to Bank of Ghana’s Summary of Economic and Financial Data issued Friday May 19, 2017. This represents 63.7 percent of GDP. The current figure is 7 billion higher than the 122 billion recorded at the end of 2016. Per the data, out of...
The Deputy Minister of Food and Agriculture has revealed that the fall armyworms have now affected all the ten regions of Ghana. The last region, which is the Volta was affected on Thursday, William Quaitoo Agyapong told Onua FM on Friday. The alarming rate at which the worms are spreading though...
The Ministry of Trade and Industry has taken the first step to purchase the ‘Kantaka SUV Car’ at a cost of GHȼ150,000.00. Mr Alan Kyeremanten, the Sector Minister, receiving the vehicle at a ceremony in Accra, said the initiative was to encourage Ghanaians to buy made in Ghana products to...
There are adequate measures in place to ensure the ‘Planting for Food and Jobs’ programme is not affected by the recent armyworm infestation across the country. The Minister for Food and Agriculture, Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto reiterated that the government has made provision for enough agrochemicals to fight armyworms destroying...
Vice president Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has announced Ghana is going 100 per cent paperless at the ports from September 1, 2017. “From September 1, however we do it, because the technology is available, Ghana is going 100 per cent paperless at the ports to bring about efficiency, Customs, GRA, GPHA...
The Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori Atta has inaugurated a nine member board for the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA). The Board is chaired by Mr. Harry Owusu with the Commissioner General of the Ghana Revenue Authority, Emmanuel Kofi Nti, Deputy Trade Minister, Carlos Ahenkorah and the First Deputy Governor of...
The Senior Minister Yaw Osafo-Marfo has disclosed that the government is reviewing the loans contracted under the former administration. The findings of the review, according to him, will be published for the tax payer to have an appreciation of what his or her money was expended by the Mahama-led administration. Speaking...
Business owners have shown some marginal confidence in the economy per the latest Barometer report by the Association of Ghana Industries (AGI). The 2017 first quarter report saw the index remain above the 100 point baseline to record 103.8 points. This is higher than the 101.6 points recorded at the...
Government will take measures to protect local businesses from foreign competitors, the Finance Minister, Ken Ofori Atta has said. In response to concerns raised by the President of the Association of Ghana Industries , James Asare Adjei on competition from foreign investors at the maiden National Policy Summit, the Minister...
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