Graduate Unemployment: We’re Taking Action – Bawumia

Vice President, Alhaji Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, has said government is committed to stem the ever-growing graduate unemployment in the country. Speaking in an address at the 18th congregation of the University for Development Studies (UDS), Dr. Bawumia gave a firm pledge that government is earnestly working to arrest the problem. “I know you are worried […]

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One-Million Dollar Per Constituency To Fund Development Authorities – Dr Bawumia

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has said the-soon-to-be established Development Authorities under the government’s Infrastructure for Poverty Eradication Programme will be funded through the one-million dollar per constituency funds to drive rural development. He said the Development Authorities, which included Northern Development Authority, Middle Belt Development Authority and Coastal Development Authority, would receive funds equivalent […]

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NDC Rejects Light Bill Cut

The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has rejected moves by the Akufo-Addo administration to reduce the cost of electricity in the country. On Wednesday, the Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, announced in parliament while presenting the 2018 budget statement christened, “Edwuma Budget,” that government intended to cut power tariffs as a way of putting cash into […]

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Rawlings; New Found Friendship With Prez – JJ Reminded When Was Insulting Akufo-Addo

The November editions of the Africa watch magazine has one or two stories which should drive home a lesson to all politicians – old and young ones, The lesson? – watch your tongue. One of the articles has a quote from a former African-American Congressman, William L. Clay, “This is quite a game, politics. There […]

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‘NPP Has Boys And Girls, Not Men And Women’ – Spio-Garbrah Jabs

Former Minister of Trade and Industry, Ekow Spio-Garbrah, has questioned the capabilities of the current government’s appointees to run their various offices. Commenting on the 2018 budget presented to Parliament on Wednesday, the National Democratic Congress (NDC) flagbearer hopeful said although the Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, has access to more public funds than all his […]

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NPP Will Take Ghana Back To Dumsor Days – JJ Predicts

Former Deputy Energy Minister, John Jinapor has predicted the country will soon be taken back to dark days of energy crisis, popularly known as Dumsor. Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta presenting the 2018 budgetary estimates in Parliament on Wednesday said the erratic power challenges known as ‘dumsor’ is “dead”. The current government, he said, would put […]

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‘We Didn’t Cook 2018 Budget Figures’

Deputy Information Minister, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah has refuted claims that the Ministry cooked up figures in the 2018 budget estimates. Speaking on Asempa FM’s Ekosii Sen on Wednesday, the Deputy Minister said the claims of the Ministry cooking up budgetary estimates are ‘deliberate’ propaganda messages from the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) to create disaffection […]

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Special Prosecutor Can Even Work In A Morgue – Asiedu Nketia Mocks

General Secretary of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has hit back at critics suggesting that the Special Prosecutor will prosecute only former appointees of erstwhile Mahama administration. Johnson Asiedu Nketia believes since corruption has no political colour, it will be politically suicidal for the prosecutor to focus only on NDC members. He said until […]

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Dramatic Scenes In Parliament As Finance Minister Presents 2018 Budget

Ther were dramatic activities in the chamber of Parliament on Wednesday when the Minister of Finance, Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, presented the 2018 Budget and Economic Policy. While the Majority Members of Parliament (MPs) urged the minister on, Minority MPs interjected intermittently to dispute some of the figures he presented. The Speaker of Parliament, Professor Aaron […]

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The 2018 Budget Does Not Offer Any Hope For Ghanaians – Minority

  The Minority in Parliament has described the 2018 budget and economic policy statement presented by the Minister of Finance, Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, as an empty and poorly packaged product that cannot address the country’s socio-economic challenges. It said the budget, which it christened ‘Wahala’ (hardship) and 419 (deceitful) budget, contained inaccurate data and unrealistic […]

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