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Over 3,000 young people have been employed under government’s Planting for Food and Jobs programme which was launched in January 2017. The Minister of Finance , Ken Ofori-Atta, who made this known whiles presenting the 2018 Budget and Policy statement in Parliament today , , indicated that a total of...
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 traders complained they are laughed at by their colleagues in the opposition NDC Some aggrieved traders at the Kumasi Central Market today , besieged the offices of the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly to demand the reopening of their shops. They have given the Assembly a 12-hour ultimatum to reopen the shops...
Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Microfinance and Small Loan Centre (MASLOC) Mr. Stephen Amoah has vowed to sacrifice his blood to fight anybody whose attitude will become an obstacle towards the development of the nation. He bemoaned the corruption, tribalism, over politicisation of issues and attitudes of Ghanaians hindering the development...
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...
In order to ensure equity and transparency in the distribution of government's 50% subsidized fertilizer as part of the planting for food and jobs programme, the government has set up a committee called District Centre for Agricultural Commence and Technology to curb fertilizer smuggling. Deputy Local and Rural Development Minister,...
The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has charged the Ministry of Roads and Highways to speed up work on the construction of the 109 kilometre Bolgatanga to Bawku Road. On Thursday, 5th October, 2017, day 2 of his tour of the Upper East Region, President Akufo-Addo paid...
The Vice President of the Republic, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has stated that government is focused on building the productive capacities of Ghanaians in order to build a robust economy. Dr. Bawumia observed that countries such as the United States of America, Canada, Singapore, South Korea and Mauritius among others have...
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 Sefwi cocoa farmers association in the Western Region have welcomed with great joy, president Akufo-Addo's intention to create small-scale cocoa processing industries across the cocoa-growing districts of our country. President Akufo-Addo at the World Cocoa Day and Celebration of The 70th Anniversary of Ghana Cocoa Board in Kumasi said...
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