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National Cathedral project will continue despite MPs’ rejection of budget allocation – Dr Joyce...

A member of the Board of Trustees of the National Cathedral of Ghana, Dr Joyce Rosalind Aryee, has said that the National Cathedral project will continue despite Parliament’s...

More praise for Parliament for its scrutiny of 2023 Budget

The Coalition for Democratic Accountability and Inclusive Governance, otherwise called the Citizens’ Coalition, has described as a “bold and long overdue step”,...

Parliament slashes budgetary allocation to Office of Government Machinery by ¢17m

Parliament has cut ¢17 million from the original allocation made to the Office of Government Machinery for 2023. This...

Parliament rejects Foreign Ministry’s €116m budget for redevelopment of AICC

The Ministry for Foreign Affairs’ plan to raise an amount of €116 million to reconstruct the Accra International Conference Center (AICC) has...
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Minority votes against GHS80 million National Cathedral budget

https://youtu.be/8XhxgvobKUw The Minority in Parliament has voted against the GHS80 million earmarked for the National Cathedral project...
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Minority threatens to block EC’s budget

The Minority in Parliament has served notice it will block the approval of the 2023 budgetary estimates for the Electoral Commission (EC).
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Parliament approves 2023 budget of 3 ministries

Parliament has approved the appropriation for three ministries for the 2023 fiscal year after evaluating the budget usage in the 2022 budget...

Your budget won’t be approved if… – Minority warns Ministers

The Minority Leader, Haruna Iddrisu, is warning Ministers of State who absent themselves from Parliament will not have their budgets approved.
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2023 Budget: 4 key areas that received less allocation than National Cathedral

Between an imminent crash of the economy and a desperate cry for an International Monetary Fund (IMF) bailout, Ghana is at crossroads.

Parliament approves 2023 budget

Parliament has approved the Budget Statement and Economic Policy for the 2023 fiscal year, after heated arguments from both sides of the...

Minority raises red flag over 2023 budget

The Minority in Parliament has kicked against the 2023 Budget Statement and Economic Policy and called for an immediate remedy before it...

2023 Budget: New revenue mobilisation measures burdening productive sector – Twum Akwaboah

Chief Executive Officer of the Association of Ghana Industries, Seth Twum Akwaboah, says government’s revenue mobilization measures as outlined in the 2023...

Parliament sends strong message to absentee ministers over budgetary allocation approval

It’s been day three of the 2023 budget debate and the Majority is struggling with numbers at the chamber for the debate....

Dr Kojo Asante calls out Akufo-Addo, NPP MPs for abandoning 2023 Budget to watch...

Director of Advocacy and Policy Engagement at the Centre for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana), Dr Kojo Pumpuni Asante, has slammed President Nana Akufo-Addo...

I got my numbers wrong; I apologise – Joe Jackson on Agric Ministry, Council...

Director of Business Operations at Dalex Finance, Joe Jackson, has apologised over his statements about budgetary allocations to the Agric Ministry and...

Ato Forson calls out ministers and MPs for abandoning budget debate for Qatar

A ranking member on the Finance Committee of Parliament, Dr Cassiel Ato Forson, has criticised government officials who are currently in Qatar...

2023 Budget: TUC rejects govt’s ₵44.9m salary projection

After several attempts to reach an agreement over an increment in their base pay, the Trades Union Congress (TUC) is expected to...

2023 Budget: Shisha and other electronic smoking devices to be taxed

Government has indicated in the 2023 budget statement that it has plans to tax electronic smoking devices next year.

Parliament begins debate on 2023 budget today

Parliament will today, Tuesday, 29 November 2022, begin the debate on the 2023 budget statement following Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta's presentation last...
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PFJ Market: Plantain not part of budget and crop list – MP

The Ranking Member on the Food, Agriculture and Cocoa Affairs Committee of Parliament has berated the minister for Food and Agriculture for...

How MPs were glued to their phones during 2023 budget presentation [Photos]

Some Members of both Caucuses in Parliament last Thursday appeared to be sidetracked when the Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, presented the 2023...

2023 budget is ‘Eka mp3 dede’ budget – Minority Leader [Audio]

JoyNews/AdomNews · 2023 Budget Is 'Eka Mp3 Dede' - Minority Leader Minority Leader, Haruna Iddrisu, has described the 2023...

All the photos you need to see as Ken Ofori-Atta presents 2023 Budget

Parliament hosted the Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, yesterday. He was in the House to present the 2023 Budget Statement...

2023 Budget: Check out implementation of Cabinet directives on expenditure measures

Mr Speaker, as a first step towards expenditure rationalisation, Government has approved the following directives which takes effect from January, 2023:

2023 Budget: I’m eternally grateful – Ofori-Atta to NPP and MPs

Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, has expressed appreciation to the leadership of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) as well as the Minority and...

2023 Budget: Govt freezes public sector employment

Government says it will not recruit any more staff into its workforce next year. Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, says...

2023 Budget: Ofori-Atta sends strong message to govt officials over use of V8, V6

Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, has announced that government officials, effective January 2023, will no longer use V8 and V6 vehicles.

Full text: Govt’s 2023 Budget statement delivered by Finance Minister

Right Honourable Speaker, Honourable Members of Parliament, on the authority of the President of the Republic of Ghana, and in accordance with...

2023 Budget: VAT rate up by 2.5%

Government has reviewed upwards the Value Added Tax (VAT) by 2.5 percent. This means Ghanaians will from 2023 pay...

2023 Budget: Every pesewa will be spent well – Finance Minister

Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, has pledged the commitment of government to ensure fiscal discipline amidst the prevailing economic challenges. Presenting the 2023...

2023 Budget: Govt announces reduction in e-levy rate

The government has announced plans to reduce the rate of the controversial electronic transfer levy (E-Levy) from 1.5% to 1%.

Playback: Ken Ofori-Atta presents 2023 Budget

Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, is currently presenting the 2023 Budget Statement and Economic Policy of Government to Parliament. The...

Budget reading a waste of time – Former Chairman of Finance Committee

A former Chairman of Parliament’s Finance Committee, Dr Mark Assibey-Yeboah, has stated that the reading of budgets by Finance Ministers in Parliament...

AGI makes strong demands ahead of 2023 budget

JoyNews/AdomNews · Prioritise cutting down on its capital expenditure - Prof Gatsi The Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) has...

What to expect in 2023 budget statement

Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, will on Thursday, November 24, 2022, present the 2023 Budget Statement and Economic Policy on the floor of...

Ofori-Atta to present 2023 budget today

Embattled Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, will today, November 24, 2022, present the 2023 Budget Statement and Economic Policy to Parliament.
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Minority urges Ghanaians to brace up for more taxes in 2023 budget [Audio]

JoyNews/AdomNews · VAT to be increased by 2.5 % - Minority The Minority in Parliament has said that the...

Ofori-Atta likely to face empty House if he insists on reading 2023 Budget

JoyNews has reported that Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, will face an unprecedented situation if he attempts to present the budget on Thursday.

98 NPP MPs react to Ofori-Atta’s response to threat to boycott budget

The 98 MPs of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) have reacted to the Finance Minister’s decision to present the 2023 budget despite...

Ofori-Atta to present 2023 budget; says he is ‘unaware’ of NPP MPs’ threats

Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, says he expects to be the one to present the 2023 budget statement to Parliament on November 24....