The  Minority in Parliament, has accused the government of causing financial loss to the state with the recent issuance of the Energy Sector Bond. According to the minority, the below GHc 6 billion yield of the bond is a solid basis for the Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, to be hauled...
Scores of petty traders and hawkers operating at some unauthorised points in and around the major trading centres of the Kumasi Metropolis have been moved to other satellite markets in the city, ahead of the yuletide and the Asantehemaa’s funeral. The development has significantly eased commuting and vehicular movement in...
The greatest challenge confronting the economy is how to create decent jobs for the millions who are desperately seeking them, the Ghana Trades Union Congress (TUC) has lamented. In a statement titled Proposals for the 2018 budget and economic policies of government, the union said: “We expect the 2018 budget...
Executive Secretary of the Lands Commission, Dr. Wilfred K. Anim Odame, has said that its upcoming digital system, dubbed the Ghana Enterprise Land Information System (GELIS), is one of the key interventions designed to reduce the turnaround time, bureaucracies and corruption in the system. According to him, the GELIS innovation...
E.S.L.A PLC, on Monday, November 6, 2017, said it successfully closed its books for the issue of the ESLA bonds on Friday, November 3, 2017, after extending the timeline for the issue of the 10-year bond by one week. Despite investors making bids in excess of GH¢2.79 billion for the...
By the year 2020, demand for tertiary school admissions is expected to be massive as the country awaits the maiden graduation of over 400,000 Free Senior High School (SHS) students who will be applying for entry into the various tertiary institutions. The reality is that this single batch of free...
The growth of industry is critical to every economy. In fact, all developed economies have industry as their main driver of growth, providing employment to large numbers of people. Industry adds value to a country’s raw materials, thereby raking in more revenue to government than any other sector. But sadly,...
For a considerable period of time now, the country’s economy has been dominated by the Services Sector. The sector comprises trade, repair of vehicles and household goods; hotels and restaurants; transport and storage; information and communication; financial and insurance activities; real estate, professional, administrative, public administration; education; health; commodity,...
As Ken Ofori-Atta presents the 2018 budget to Parliament in the coming days, his main priority would be to build on the economy’s performance of the past ten months whilst consolidating the fiscal gains made after a troubled 2016. Between March 2, when Ofori-Atta presented his first budget, and now...
Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Investments Promotion Centre (GIPC) Yofi Grant has made a strong case that Ghana remains the best and most-preferred investment destination, despite the country dropping two places in the latest World Bank’s ‘Ease of Doing Business’ report. According Mr. Grant, though the latest ranking has...

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