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Agenda 111: Finance Minister clears air on funds allocated

The Ministry of Finance has denied claims by the Minority in Parliament that the government has already spent GH¢636million on Agenda 111...

Full text: Mid-year Budget Review as presented by Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta

The Finance Minister, on behalf of the government, has presented the 2021 Mid-year Budget Review to Parliament, stressing that there won’t be...

Inflation, FDI stable – Finance Minister

Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, says the country’s transformation agenda to mitigate the dire effects of the Covid-19 pandemic on the economy is...
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Finance Minister to present mid-year budget review

The Government, through the Ministry of Finance, will present the 2021 Mid-year review to Parliament today. This is in...

Finance Minister responds to Akufo-Addo’s foreign trips

Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta has said the National Security Minister is best placed to give the needed details of the cost of...

Finance Minister to present mid-year budget review on July 29

Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, is expected to present the Mid-Year Review of the Budget Statement and Economic Policy of government and Supplementary...

We’ll move motion to remove Finance Minister if… – Okudzeto Ablakwa

Ranking Member on Parliament’s (MP) Foreign Affairs Committee has served notice that the Minority will move a vote of censure to remove...
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GH¢100 billion ‘Obaatanpa’ package: Govt places youth at centre – Finance Minister

The Minister of Finance, Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, has commenced a series of engagement with the youth across the country aimed at igniting...

China’s new interest in cocoa: No cause for worry – Finance Minister

Some Ghanaians have expressed concern after a viral video captured some Chinese farmers growing and exporting cocoa beans for cash.

Social media users react to Ofori-Atta’s approval as Finance Minister

Ken Ofori-Atta’s approval as Finance Minister by Parliament by voice vote on March 29 has received varied reactions from social media users.
Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta presents 2019 Budget

Parliament approves Ken Ofori-Atta as Finance Minister

Parliament has approved Ken Ofori-Atta as Finance Minister following a recommendation by the Appointments Committee. The conclusion was reached...
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National Cathedral remains a priority – Caretaker Finance Minister

Caretaker Finance Minister and Majority Leader in Parliament, Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu, has stated that the construction of the National Cathedral of Ghana remains...

Exclusive photos: 2021 Budget Statement presentation by Caretaker Finance Minister

The Minister for Parliamentary Affairs, Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu on Friday, March 12, 2021, presented the budget statement before Parliament. It...

Full text: 2021 Budget Statement presented by Caretaker Finance Minister

Right. Hon. Speaker, Honourable Members of Parliament, on the authority of H.E. President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, I beg to move that...
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Akufo-Addo appoints acting caretaker Finance Minister

President Akufo-Addo has directed former Deputy Finance Minister, Charles Adu Boahen to act as a representative for minister-designate, Ken Ofori-Atta while he...

Forbes names Nigeria’s former Finance Minister as ‘Africa Person of the Year 2020’

Forbes has named Nigeria’s former Finance Minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as the 'Africa Person of the Year 2020.' Forbes Africa tweeted on...

Finance Minister requests to spend over GHS 27 billion for quarter 1 of 2021

Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, has requested GHS27.4 billion for the running of the country for the first three months in 2021.
Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta presents 2019 Budget

Finance Minister seeks Parliament’s approval to spend ¢27.4bn for first quarter of 2021

Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta is seeking Parliament’s approval to spend ¢27.4 billion for the first quarter of 2021. The...

Finance Minister to present budget for first quarter of 2021 today

The Minister for Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta, is expected to present the budget for the first quarter of 2021 to Parliament today, October...

Finance Minister to present budget for first quarter of 2021 on this date

The Minister for Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta is expected to present the budget for the first quarter of 2021 to Parliament on Wednesday,...
U.S. President Dwight Eisenhower apologized to Gbedemah (first from left)

When Ghana’s finance minister was denied service at a Delaware restaurant because of his...

It was on the evening of October 10, 1957, when Komla Gbedemah, the finance minister of the newly formed nation of Ghana,...
Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta presents 2019 Budget

Finance Minister details use of $500 million dollars from Agyapa Royalties listing

Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, has detailed the use of the $500 million to be generated from the listing of the controversial Agyapa...

JoyNews Weekly Wrap: Arrest of Hawa Koomson, busing of people to registration centres and...

The week started with calls for Minister of Special Development Initiatives Mavis Hawa Koomson to resign...
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We’re ready to account for ¢54.3m spent on meals during lockdown – Deputy Finance...

Deputy Finance Minister Kwaku Kwarteng has said his outfit is ready to justify the ¢54.3 million that went into the distribution of...
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FULL TEXT: Finance Minister presents Mid-Year Budget Review

Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, has presented the government’s 2020 Mid-Year Budget Review as required by the Public Financial Management Act.
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Finance Minister justifies GH¢ 10 billion BoG loan

Minister for Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta, has justified the government’s GH¢ 10 billion loan from the Central Bank. Presenting the...
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Akufo-Addo to launch GH¢ 100 billion Ghana Development Programme – Finance Minister

Minister for Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta, has disclosed that President Nana Akufo-Addo, in the coming weeks, will launch a development programme aimed at...

Finance Minister justifies collapse of Ghanaian banks

Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, has said that the banking sector clean-up undertaken by the government will contribute immensely to the strengthening of...

2020 and beyond will be difficult – Finance Minister

Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, has admitted 2020 and beyond will be difficult for Ghana's economy due to the impact of COVID-19.
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All set for Finance Minister’s Mid-Year Budget Review [Photos]

All is set for the Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta's 2020 mid-year budget review presentation, today, Thursday, July 23, 2020.

Finance Minister to present mid-year budget review in July

The Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, is expected to present the mid-year budget review and supplementary estimates in July. According...
Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta presents 2019 Budget

Ken Ofori-Atta writes: What does an African finance minister do now?

It’s 5am and I stir. My stomach feels cramped. I have slept no more than four hours. My mind races. The problems cascade...

Coronavirus: Former Finance Minister apologises for spreading ‘fake news’

Nigeria’s former minister of finance, Ngozi Okonjo Iweala, has taken to her twitter page to apologise to Nigerians for posting a fake...
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Kempinski to layoff workers over coronavirus – Finance Minister reveals [listen]

Management of the plush Kempinski Hotel Gold Coast City Accra is to lay off about 85% of staff...

READ: Finance Minister’s address to Parliament on Coronavirus pandemic

The Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, on Monday, presented to Parliament, the measures taken by the government to mitigate the likely impact the...

Coronavirus: Finance Minister commits suicide over crisis

The Finance Minister of Germany's Hesse State, Thomas Schaefer, has committed suicide apparently after becoming "deeply worried" over how to cope...

Finance Minister’s Parliament appearance postponed over Akufo-Addo’s address tonight

The expected appearance of Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta in Parliament on Friday, March 27, 2020, has been postponed. The...
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Coronavirus: Finance Minister submits document on impact of potential lockdown

Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta has submitted a document to President Akufo-Addo detailing the economic implications in the event of a ...
Bank of Ghana releases GH₵ 2 coin, 100, 200 Cedi notes

$8.97m spent on printing new 100, 200 cedi notes – Finance Minister

The Finance Minister has told Parliament that $8.9 million was spent to print the new ¢100 and ¢200 notes.

Finance Minister defends borrowing habit despite concerns raised by IMF and World Bank [Video]

Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, has mounted a defense for government’s incessant borrowing despite cautions from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World...