Parliament approves US$162.9 million Barclays Bank loan

January 12, 2021 Parliament has approved a US$162, 931,563.27 Barclays Bank PLC loan to finance the design, construction and furnishing of seven district hospitals and provide an integrated IT systems...

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Gov’t baits bond market investors with static policy rate

November 24, 2020 Fiscal rule to be suspended for three years The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the central bank has, for the fourth consecutive time, maintained the policy rate, saying, any slight cut...

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November 24, 2020 / Comments (0)

World Bank approves US$250 million for establishment of Development Bank Ghana

November 2, 2020 The World Bank Board of Executive Directors on Thursday, October 29, 2020, approved US$250 million from the International Development Association (IDA) to support the establishment of the...

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Ken Ofori-Atta completes tenure as Chair of World Bank’s Development Committee

October 21, 2020 Ghana’s Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, has successfully completed his two-year tenure as the Chairman of the Development Committee of the World Bank and IMF, after chairing his 4th DC...

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October 21, 2020 / Comments (0)

Ken Ofori-Atta writes: Africa deserves more help for COVID-19

October 13, 2020 Ghana confirmed its first two COVID-19 cases on March 12; imports from Norway and Turkey. Africa has since recorded more than 1.5 million cases and counting, though in terms of infections...

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Govt spends GH¢1.9 million on direct COVID-19 related expenditures – As sanitation, hygiene become priority

August 12, 2020 As at end-June 2020, the government had spent a total of GH¢1,937 million on direct COVID-19 related expenditures, the Minister of Finance, Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, said when he presented the...

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Over 334,000 households benefit from LEAP

July 29, 2020 An amount of GHC50.2 million was transferred to 400,000 most vulnerable individuals under the Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP) programme. In the first half of this year, the...

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July 29, 2020 / Comments (0)

Gov’t restores free water for 3 more months; free power for lifeline consumers

July 24, 2020 Government has in a further effort to cushion Ghanaians from the impact of the novel Coronavirus pandemic restored the free water for all Ghanaians by three more months. This comes after...

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July 24, 2020 / Comments (0)

GHS13.6bn spent so far on financial sector clean-up – Finance Minister

July 24, 2020 Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, says government has so far spent GHS13.6 billion in sanitizing the financial sector as at 2020 first quarter. He made this known on Thursday July 23, when...

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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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July 24, 2020 / Comments (0)