Tag Archives: NPP

Seth Terpker mocks Akuffo – Addo government.

Seth Terpker

Former Finance minister Seth Terpker is mocking the Akufo-Addo government for still borrowing despite assurances, while in opposition, that they would not borrow for development when in government. According to the Central Bank, the total public debt for the country as at May this year reached ¢137 billion putting the debt-to-GDP ratio at 67.5%. He said”We were told there wouldn’t ...

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Minority smears Ken Ofori- Atta Over Energy Bond

Fuel Revenue

THE MINORITY caucus in Parliament has indicated that it will soon table a motion for the Finance Minister, Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, to be summoned before the House over the infamous case of under-subscription of the government’s Energy Bond. At a press conference on Wednesday, the Minority, led by former Deputy Finance Minister Cassiel Ato Forson, said the bond issuance ought ...

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Trust us, we can deliver – Bawumia declares


Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia on Saturday said the general improvement in the macroeconomy had proven that the Government can be trusted to deliver on its promises to transform the economy. “This is just the beginning,” he said, attracting thunderous applause from the audience. Addressing delegates at the 25th Annual National Delegates Conference of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) at ...

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Gov’t sector cannot employ anymore – Osafo-Maafo


The Senior Minister Yaw Osafo-Maafo has warned the country may be heading for trouble if the private sector growth is not supported to help curb the level of unemployment. Accord Mr Osafo-Maafo the country has high level of youth unemployment which must be reduced with the private sector being supported to expand. Speaking at the opening of the 2017 Ghana ...

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Non-oil sector growth ‘disappointing’ – IFS

IFS Budget Review

The Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) has said government must do more to grow the non-oil sector of the economy, which has remained subdued, after oil production from the Jubilee and TEN fields boosted growth to 6.6 percent in the first quarter of the year. Oil production within the period under review increased by 58.9 percent year-on-year, whilst the non-oil ...

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Stay off EC – Minority Leader warns Akufo-Addo

Minority leader

Minority Leader Haruna Iddrisu says President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo is meddling in the affairs of the Electoral Commission at his own risk. According to him, the Akufo-Addo-led government wants to follow through with its ploy to oust heads of all public institutions but the opposition, he resolves, will not see that succeed at the Electoral Commission, Ghana (EC). A ...

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I am ready for ‘baseless allegations’ – Charlotte Osei

Charlotte Osei

Chairperson of the Electoral Commission says allegations of abuse of office and fraud levelled against her by some unnamed staff of the Commission are baseless and frivolous. Charlotte Osei has issued a press release on calls by the unnamed staff calling for her impeachment, stating that she has appropriate responses to all 29 allegations on which the calls for her ...

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Five state vehicles retrieved by task-force

State Vehicles task-force

The assets retrieval task-force has retrieved five vehicles belonging to the state at Nsawam in the Eastern Region. The vehicles include two Toyota Landcruisers, BMW saloon cars and a Mitsubishi Pajero. The vehicles were parked on a private property belonging to one William Baah, an auctioneer. According to the assets retrieval officer who led the task force, Akwesi Abrebrese, the ...

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Gov’t to decide whether to extend IMF deal

IMF Deal

The government is set to take a crucial decision on whether it will extend the three-year Extended Credit Facility (ECF) with the International Monetary Fund next month. A team from the Fund is already in town to review data on the economy, with the aim of using the findings to reach a conclusion on the direction Ghana should take on ...

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Rawlings Praises NPP Consistency

J.J Rawlings

Former President Jerry John Rawlings has stated that the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) has been consistent in holding onto its values. He said the National Democratic Congress (NDC) – the party he founded and led for a long time does not appear to be consistent in the pursuit of its values. The former President has persistently stated that the ...

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