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CORONANOMICS: AGI welcomes GH¢1bn stimulus package but wants clarity

Although the Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) has welcomed the president’s GH¢1billion Coronavirus lifeline for businesses, it says it wants more clarification on the...

COVID-19 : Ofori-Atta counts GH¢9.5bn cost to economy

Crude oil GH¢5.6bn Non-oil tax revenue GH¢2.2bn COVID-19 Alleviation Plan GH¢1bn National Preparedness and Response Plan GH¢572M Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta has painted a...

ADB commits GH¢1m to COVID-19

Managing Director of Agricultural Development Bank (ADB), Dr. John Kofi Mensah has announced a GH¢1million package to support the governments fight against the novel...

Economic policies to combat COVID-19 in Africa

The coronavirus pandemic could not have come at a worse time for Africa. Despite improved macroeconomic management over the last decade, the continent still...

MOBILE MONEY : Sub-Saharan Africa tops with US$456bn in value

A new report on the global mobile money industry has shown that sub-Saharan Africa is the largest market for the payment platform in the...

COVID-19 : Oscar Yao Doe makes recommendations for stimulus package

Oscar Yao Doe, an entrepreneur, philanthropist and social activist, has made recommendations to the President and Finance Minister on ways to cushion Ghanaians as...

COVID-19 :‘Lockdown would leave us with no economy to run’

Dr. Anthony Nsiah Asare, the Presidential Advisor on Health, has said that with all the measures being implemented to contain the spread of the Coronavirus...

CORONANOMICS: Ofori Atta’s headache … Revenue shortfall vs election spending

Containing spending in an election year has always been a question for all of Ghana’s finance ministers since independence, and Ken Ofori-Atta is no...

Beating COVID-19 and the economic pandemic

Back in January, I predicted that the spread of the new COVID-19 coronavirus in China would reach a turning point by the second or...

Editorial: COVID-19 slowly taking a toll on the economy

Latest figures from the Ghana Immigration Service show that cargo inflows have dropped by around 50–60 percent since passenger inflows went down more than...

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