The National Council of the New Patriotic Party has ordered all party executives serving in the Akufo-Addo government to step down from their party positions with immediate effect. The decision, taken at a special meeting Wednesday night which was attended by the President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, is directed...
The Minority in Parliament has accused the government of reneging on good promises it made to Ghanaian workers, thus creating a status quo of fear and panic among workers. In its assessment, the Minority said after taking over power, the Akufo-Addo-led government has to “a large extent limited...
The committee charged to review, restructure and recommend areas of amendment of the Ameri power deal, has recommended that the deal be re-negotiated or abrogated on grounds of fraud, after it emerged that Ghana was made to pay 150 million dollars extra in commission to Africa & Middle East...
The Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC) is confident of attracting Mauritian investors to partake of government’s signature One District, One Factory project, after a recent trip by a Ghanaian delegation to the Indian Ocean country whet up investor appetite there. Currently, Mauritian companies have invested close to US$2billion in various...
Parliament on Monday had to sit for barely 30 minutes following the delay to consider the budget estimates of the Metropolitan District Assemblies (MDAs) and other government institutions. According to the Majority Chief Whip, Kwasi Ameyaw-Cheremeh, as of last Friday, there were not sure about the monies received, since some...
Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, says he is optimistic about achieving the macroeconomic targets contained in this year’s budget statement. In the 2017 budget statement, which was approved by Parliament this week, government is aiming to reduce its budget deficit from 8.7 percent to 6.5 percent of Gross Domestic Product (GDP)...
Parliament has approved four amendment bills to scrap taxes as proposed in the 2017 budget. Finance Minister, Ken Ofori Atta on Tuesday 14TH March 2017 presented four bills to Parliament in accordance with the various tax cuts that were outlined in the budget. The bills are the Income Tax (Amendment) Bill,...
The Deputy General Secretary of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr Koku Anyidoho has said that the fact finding Professor Kwesi Botchwey election review committee, tasked to investigate why the NDC lost Election 2016 has unveiled a myriad of problems within the NDC. To him, setting up the committee was...
The Minority Leader in Parliament, Mr Haruna Iddrisu, has predicted that many of the campaign promises by the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) will remain unfulfilled. “I am profoundly optimistic that the ruling NPP government will choke with credibility problems in honouring their lousy and mouth-watering promises to the electorate,”...
Alhaji Issah Martey, a businessman, has commended President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo for making pro-poor policies a strong pillar of his national economic development agenda. “I am particularly amazed to see a conservative President who is so concerned about the challenges and sufferings of the poor and the marginalized in...