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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,...
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 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...
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...
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...
Kuapa Kokoo one of the biggest cocoa Marketing companies in Ghana says it is making significant strides in the fight to ensuring that child labour is eradicated from all cocoa producing area. Speaking at the 23rd Annual Delegates Conference of the company in Kumasi, executive Secretary of Kuapa Kokoo Co-operative...
Ghana will continue to remain under the International Monetary Fund programme for one more year, the Board of the fund has confirmed. The IMF also approved 94.2 million dollars for Ghana under the fourth review on Wednesday. This brings the total disbursement under the program to 565.2 million dollars with the...
Arrangements for the offtake of produce expected to be realized from the Government's flagship Planting for Food and Jobs(PFJ) are all but complete, the Minister for Food and Agriculture, Hon. Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto, has indicated. All the necessary processes towards the fulfilment of the pledge to support farmers through...
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...
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....