Make Planting for Food and Jobs cross-sectoral programme ; FAO urges government

February 8, 2019 The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has urged the government to make its flagship agricultural programme, Planting for Food and Jobs, a cross-sectoral programme and not leave it to...

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Energy Minister recounts sector’s performance

February 6, 2019 The Energy Minister, Mr John-Peter Amewu, has said that over 7,000 electrical wiring professionals have been certified under an electrical wiring regulations programme in the government’s...

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No more unusual tax incentives to mining companies – President Akufo-Addo tells Africa

February 6, 2019 President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has stated that it is not right that Africa, which is rich in minerals sought after by the world, should remain inhabited by the poorest people in the...

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23 banks operating after recapitalization – BoG

February 5, 2019 The Bank of Ghana have confirmed that 23 banks have been left to operate now following the recapitalization exercise that ended on December 31,2018. It follows an initial 36 banks that were...

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Only 2% of SHS graduates prefer entrepreneurship

February 5, 2019 Only two per cent of senior high school (SHS) students in the country are willing to venture into self-built enterprises after school, the Minister of Business Development, Dr Ibrahim...

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GH¢45.4bn tax revenue target to be revised upward

February 4, 2019 There is an ongoing discussion to revise upward the GH¢45.4billion tax revenue target for the 2019 fiscal year, Commissioner-General of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA), Emmanuel Kofi...

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8 Tax policies suffocating businesses — KPMG

February 4, 2019 An international tax consulting firm, KPMG, has identified eight different tax policies which are currently derailing the smooth running of businesses in the country. The policies include...

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IMF program deadline: Ghana faces test to maintain fiscal discipline

February 1, 2019 Ghana will reap the rewards of higher investor confidence and lower borrowing costs if it can stick to sound financial policies without the supervision of the International Monetary Fund,...

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Bank of Ghana reduces policy rate to 16 percent

February 1, 2019 The Bank of Ghana on Monday reduced the policy rate to 16 percent representing a 100 basis points. In March, 2018, the Bank reduced its rate by 200 basis points from 20 percent to 18...

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President’s Monthly Insight-January 2019

January 31, 2019 Barring any changes, the much-talked-about next German-African Business Summit will be held from 11th to 13th February, 2019. The German-African Business Summit (GABS) is Germany’s...

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