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Government taking steps to safeguard the economy – Bawumia

Government is taking the necessary steps to put in place safeguards to ensure the macroeconomic gains made in the last 21 months are not reversed, Vice President Bawumia has disclosed. A key component of these measures is the expected passage, by the end of the year, of a Fiscal Responsibility Law to cap the budget deficit not to exceed 5% ...

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Bank of Ghana releases list of licensed banks in Ghana

The Bank of Ghana has released a list of banks that are duly licensed and of good standing in the country. The Central Bank is the institution mandated to supervise and regulate the operations of all financial institutions in the country. It is hoped that realising the list of licensed banks will help restore customers’ confidence in the banking sector. ...

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Fuel prices to go down – NPA

The National Petroleum Authority (NPA) says prices of petroleum products are likely to be reduced in the next pricing window as a result of the appreciation of the Ghana cedi against the US dollar and decrease in the price of petroleum products on the world market. The Authority says in line with the deregulation policy these positive developments would be ...

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SC gives AG, Kwabena Bomfeh 7 days to file joint statement on National Cathedral case

The Supreme Court has ordered parties in the case in which the Attorney General has been sued over government’s decision to build a national cathedral, to file a joint statement of issues within seven days. According to the court constituted by seven-member justices presided over by Justice Julius Ansah, it wants to expedite proceedings in the case. Meanwhile, when the ...

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Sanitation Minister chastises Agbogbloshie traders over poor surroundings

In her crusade to ensure that President Nana Akufo-Addo’s dream of making Accra a clean city is achieved, Sanitation and Water Resources Minister, Cecilia Abena Dapaah stormed Agbogbloshie market early hours of Friday morning. Zoomlion sanitation workers team up with their counterpart Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) and were on ground clearing woods that had been used to cover gutters which ...

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Kamal Deen hits back at Mahama over DKM saga

A Deputy Communications Director of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP), Kamal Deen Abdulai has taken a swipe at former President, John Mahama for his comment on customers of DKM Microfinance. The former President had challenged President Akufo-Addo to pay monies owed customers of DKM microfinance as he promised during his campaign. Speaking at Wamfie in the Dormaa East Constituency ...

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Demonstrating KNUST students ransack VC’s office, burn Dean’s vehicle

Demonstrating students of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) have burned down the official vehicle of the Dean of Students and reportedly ransacked the Vice Chancellor’s office. The angered students have also ransacked the security post on the school premises, where all security personnel have fled, in a demonstration that has turned chaotic. The students claim the ...

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Bawumia challenges NDC to list policies that relieved the hardship of Ghanaians

The Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, has reiterated the resolve of the New Patriotic Party government under the leadership of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to implement policies and programmes designed to alleviate the hardships faced by the ordinary Ghanaian. While acknowledging that the needs of all human beings are insatiable, Vice President Bawumia insists that the Akufo-Addo-led has done ...

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Eastern Regional NDC Executives ‘snub’ Bagbin

The Eastern Regional Executives of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) on Friday ‘snubbed’ Alban Bagbin, one of the flagbearer hopefuls of the party when he sought to meet with them during his tour of the region. Bagbin who is also the Second Deputy Speaker of Parliament was at the party’s regional headquarters to meet the executives as part of ...

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