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Help customers recover monies from defunct banks – Catholic Bishops tell gov’t

The Ghana Catholic Bishops’ Conference has appealed to the government to help customers of the defunct banks and savings and loans companies recover their...

Global debt surges to $250 trillion in 2019, led by US and China

Global debt hit a record high of over $250 trillion dollars in the first half of 2019, led by a surge in borrowings...

We are very satisfied with the 2020 budget – GUTA

President of Ghana Union of Traders (GUTA), Joseph Obeng, says GUTA is very satisfied with the government for including them in the...

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...

Audio: Ken Ofori-Atta disagrees with Ursula Owusu on taxing ‘Momo’

Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta is not considering taxing revenue secured from Mobile Money transactions. This...

Cedi depreciation is a disguised blessing

For some time now, our airwaves, print and even social media seem to have had a respite on the issue of...

Enough of the agric modules, consolidate existing ones – Researcher advises Minister

A senior lecturer and Research Fellow of the Kumasi Technical University’s (KTU) Institute of Research, Innovation and Development (IRID), Dr Smart...

Listen: Govt’s 2020 revenue target not achievable – Tax expert

A tax expert has contested government’s ability to achieve its revenue target for 2020 as captured in the 2020...

Communications Minister wants profits from ‘momo’ transactions taxed

The Communications Minister, Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, is pushing for mobile network operators to be taxed for the profit they make on mobile money...

Full document: 2020 Budget and Economic Policy of gov’t

Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, presented the Akufo-Addo-led government’s budget statement and economic policy for 2020. The Finance Minister increased...

Ato Forson laughs off govt’s claim of putting GHC12.2bn in Ghanaians’ pockets

Minority spokesperson on Finance, Cassiel Ato Forson has ridiculed the government's claim that it has put GH¢12.2 billion in the pockets of...

Inflation rate for October inches up to 7.7%

The year-on-year inflation rate for October, 2019 has hit 7.7 percent up by 0.1 percentage point from the 7.6 percent recorded in...

Tax expert urges govt to implement new tax regimes

Tax expert and Senior Associate at Ali-Nakyea and Associates, William Kofi Owusu Demitia, has urged the government to come up with new...

‘Collapsed banks’ bailout cash bigger than $2 billion Sinohydro deal’

The Chief Operating Officer of Dalex Finance, Joe Jackson, has questioned government’s inability to retrieve monies from persons responsible for the collapse...

‘No additional tax in 2020 Budget’

Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta has said there will be no additional tax in the 2020 budget. According to him,...

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...

A look at Ghana’s 2019 fiscal performance captured in 2020 Budget

  The Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, has said provisional fiscal data present indicates that government’s fiscal operation of the...