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Deputy Minister of Finance, Mr Charles Adu Boahen

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...
lockdown food

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...
Ken Ofori Atta Finance Minister

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.
Ken Ofori Atta Finance Minister

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.
Ken Ofori Atta Finance Minister

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...
Ken Ofori Atta Finance Minister

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...
Former Finance Minister, Seth Terkper

Airbus scandal: Former Finance Minister reveals how Ghana bought its military aircraft

A former Finance Minister in the John Mahama administration has broken his silence over what role the Ministry played in the purchase of Airbus...

SA finance minister calls for cannabis to be legalised

South African Finance Minister Tito Mboweni has called for legalisation of cannabis trade in order to collect more tax revenue.

You can come for tutorials on loan usage – Finance Minister tells NDC

Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, the Finance Minister says the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) can come for tutorials on what the incumbent government...

Audio: Finance Minister justifies incessant borrowing

"We won’t borrow if we don’t need it." This was a response by Finance Minister to the Minority...
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Audio: If we don’t build cathedral, stones will do it – Finance Minister

Finance Minister, Ken Ofori Atta is surprised that a majority of Ghanaians are kicking against the construction of...

MP chases Finance Minister for ‘National Cake’ [Audio]

National Democratic Congress (NDC) Member of Parliament (MP) for North Tongu, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, has questioned the reasoning...

Govt spent $11.7b to embark on banking sector clean-up – Finance Minister

Ken Ofori-Atta, the Finance Minister, has disclosed during the presentation of the 2020 budget to Parliament that, the government spent about $11.7...

Banking sector: Saving depositors, investors has been costly – Finance Minister

The intervention by the government to save depositors and investors whose funds were locked up with failed financial institutions has been very...

Economic growth not driven by oil – Finance Minister says

Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, in his 2020 budget presentation to Parliament, said Ghana’s economic growth is not primarily driven by oil, but...
Akufo Addo

Finance Minister lists key achievements of Akufo-Addo

Minister for Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta, says President Nana Akufo-Addo has worked hard to deliver substantial achievements. Delivering the 2020...

Finance Minister announces juicy package for 1.2 million farmers

The Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, has revealed that the government will continue to supply organic and inorganic fertilisers and seeds to about 1.2 million farmers in Ghana. ALSO READ: Video: Minority taunts Finance...

Video: Minority taunts Finance Minister over ‘Bye Bye’ budget

The Minority in Parliament has tagged the 2019 Budget presented by the Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta as 'Bye Bye Budget.'

Mahama’s govt suffocated businesses – Finance Minister

Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta has blamed the John Mahama-led administration of collapsing businesses. “The economy before Akufo-Addo was suffocating,...
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Election spending will be prudent – Finance Minister

All the needed resources required for the 2020 elections would be made available to the Electoral Commission for free, a fair and credible election...

Finance Minister presents 2020 budget

Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, is scheduled to present the Akufo-Addo government’s fourth Budget and Economic Policy in Parliament. Wednesday’s presentation,...