Akufo-Addo gov’t not first to struggle with revenue generation – Economist

An Economist with the Institute of Fiscal Studies is imploring government to address the issues that militate against effective revenue mobilisation in the country. Leslie Dwight Mensah said the failure of the President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo government to meet its revenue target captured in its mid-year 2017 budget review, points to a major issue with […]

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First Deputy Governor Millison Narh retires from Bank of Ghana

The first Governor of the Bank of Ghana (BoG) Millison Narh has retired from the institution. According to a statement issued by the Central Bank, Mr Narh made the announcement when he paid a courtesy call on President Nana Akufo-Addo Monday. The President thanked Mr. Narh for his years of service to the country and wished […]

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A broke gov’t cannot be prudent in managing economy- Minority Leader

Minority Leader Haruna Iddrisu has said the government cannot use the cut in expenditure as evidence of its prudent management of the economy. A government that cannot meet its revenue target is simply broke and does not have money to spend, he suggested. “They were not spending because they did not have money..” he said […]

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GMO technology crucial to surviving impact of climate change on Agric – Prof. Danso

Ghana should be ready to adopt innovations including GMO technology if the country will be able to survive with the impact of climate change on agricultural production. That’s according to Director of Biotechnology and Nuclear Agric Research Institute (BNARI) of the Ghana Atomic Energy Commission Prof. Kenneth Danso. He is worried the problem of climate […]

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2018 WCQ: Tony Baffoe anticipates tough challenge for Ghana to overtake Egypt

Tony Baffoe   Former Ghana international Anthony Baffoe says it will be an uphill task for the Black Stars to overhaul Egypt at the summit of the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying standings. The four-time Africa champions are trailing the Pharoahs by five points in Group E after two matches in the race to qualify […]

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Africa’s tragic record of stadium disasters

African football is no stranger to death at stadiums, and two more fans lost their lives in South Africa’s Soweto Derby between Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates at the FNB Stadium on Saturday. Poor crowd control, overzealous policing and fan misbehaviour have all led to a series of incidents at stadiums across the continent over the last […]

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SHOCKING: Uncertainty surrounds payments of Black Queens bonuses despite GNPC cash release

Despite releasing an amount of $750k to the Sorts Ministry by GNPC, uncertainty still engulfs the payment of the accumulated bonuses of the female senior national team, the Black Queens. The Deputy Sorts Minister, Hon. Pius Hadzide had revealed in an interview a fortnight ago that the ladies will be paid their bonuses as soon […]

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We’ll protect Free SHS, NHIS, others from collapse – Ofori Atta

The Minister for Finance, Ken Ofori Atta has given assurances that government will do whatever it takes to protect its socio-economic development programs from collapse. He said the programs including the flagship Free SHS program, National Health Insurance Scheme, Planting for Food and Jobs among others, will be provided with the needed financial resources to […]

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Phil Jones banned, Daley Blind fined over breach of UEFA doping rules

Phil Jones has been banned for two matches and Daley Blind fined by UEFA after the Manchester United pair were found guilty of breaching the governing body’s doping regulations after the Europa League final in May. Jones was understood to have been verbally abusive towards a doping control officer after he was requested to attend […]

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