GH¢100bn package unveiled to revive economy

July 24, 2020 introduces unemployment insurance empower GCX, NAFCO to boost food security expand procurement of local goods and services Minister of Finance Ken Ofori Atta has announced an ambitious...

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Banks refuse syndicated loan for COCOBOD

June 19, 2020 Ghana Cocoa Board’s (COCOBOD) annual pre-export financing, will be raised by a club of banks as its traditional lenders; the European Bank, have declined to underwrite the risk amid the...

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June 19, 2020 / Comments (0)

Data consolidation ongoing to boost revenue generation – Fin. Minister

June 19, 2020 The Minister of Finance Ken Ofori-Atta has said that the country is to put in place systems to consolidate the data of state agencies in the bid to capture all tax payers – both...

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Deadline for GH¢1bn soft loan applications end

June 19, 2020 The period for receiving applications for the soft loan package being offered by government in collaboration with selected financial institutions – universal banks, savings and loans...

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SEC in talks with MoF to secure comprehensive solution in paying defunct investment banks’ clients

June 15, 2020 The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is in talks with the Ministry of Finance to secure a comprehensive solution for customers of the defunct investment banks who have their monies...

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BoG releases GH¢5.5 billion to support Covid-19 fight

May 29, 2020 The Bank of Ghana (BoG) has released the first tranche of GH¢5.5 billion of the GH¢10 billion emergency facility the government is seeking to support residual expenditures to cushion the...

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Money for Ghana’s tourism industry being finalized – World Bank

May 28, 2020 The Country Director of the World Bank, Pierre Frank Laporte, has said money for Ghana’s tourism sector is now being finalised by the Bretton Wood institution. He told Alfred Ocansey on...

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Ghana seeks more funds from the World Bank – Akufo-Addo

May 2, 2020 President Nana Addo Danwa Akufo-Addo has said discussions are ongoing between Finance Minister Ken Ofori Atta and officials of the World Bank to raise more funds to deal with the effect of...

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Ken Ofori-Atta writes: ‘What does an African finance minister do now?’

April 17, 2020 It’s 5:00am and I stir. My stomach feels cramped. I have slept no more than four hours. My mind races. The problems cascade through. I hear the birds and do my meditation. My wife Angie...

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World Bank approves US$570m loan, grant to MoF

January 22, 2020 The World Bank has approved a total loan and grant amount of US$569.39 million to the Ministry of Finance (MoF) to undertake four different development projects. The fund, which includes...

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