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Bagbin directs Ofori-Atta to appear before Parliament with amended Budget

Bagbin directs Ofori-Atta to appear before Parliament with amended Budget

Speaker Alban Bagbin Thursday directed the Finance Minister to appear before Parliament with an amended statement of the Budget. Addressing the House following his resumption to work after a two-week medical leave, he said the statement should capture all the

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MTN to make Covid vaccines mandatory for staff

MTN to make Covid vaccines mandatory for staff

Africa’s largest mobile phone company MTN has announced mandatory Covid-19 vaccines for its staff from January but it will give exemptions on “certain clearly defined grounds”. “For those staff who are not exempt from vaccinations either through risk assessment or

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‘The entire government will have to shut down if budget is not approved’ – Finance Minister

‘The entire government will have to shut down if budget is not approved’ – Finance Minister

Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta has expressed concern about the possibility of a shut down of government operations if the 2022 Budget is not approved by Parliament. Addressing the press on Monday, Ken Ofori-Atta explained that if the 2022 Budget is

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Covid-19: Sanctions for unvaccinated drivers a wrong approach – GPRTU

Covid-19: Sanctions for unvaccinated drivers a wrong approach – GPRTU

Head of Communications of Ghana Private Roads and Transport Union (GPRTU), has bemoaned the approach adopted by the Ghana Health Service (GHS) for unvaccinated drivers in the country. Abass Imoro, in an interview on PM Express, the GHS directive to

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Fuel prices go down marginally

Fuel prices go down marginally

Fuel prices on the market will go down marginally before the close of the weekend, the Institute for Energy Security (IES) has stated. This is because the Bulk Oil Distribution Companies are feverishly preparing their profitability statement with the anticipation

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BoG has ‘lost focus’; now ‘competing’ with banks for profit via high interest rates – Togbe Afede

BoG has ‘lost focus’; now ‘competing’ with banks for profit via high interest rates – Togbe Afede

Togbe Afede XIV Togbe Afede XIV has accused the Bank of Ghana of having lost focus in contributing to the macro-economic objectives of stability, growth and employment creation and rather competing with the banks for profits through high lending rates. 

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Volta Fair: Ketu North is leading producers of rice in Volta

Volta Fair: Ketu North is leading producers of rice in Volta

Mr Anthony Avorgbedor, the Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) for the Ketu North Municipality in the Volta Region, has said agriculture was the mainstay of the Ketu North Municipal economy. He said about 61.7 per cent of households in the Municipality

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Minority angry over Ofori-Atta’s absence from budget debate

Minority angry over Ofori-Atta’s absence from budget debate

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) Minority in Parliament has questioned why the  Minister of Finance Ken Ofori-Atta could not make it to the budget debate in Parliament today. The Deputy Minority Chief Whip, Ahmed Ibrahim, who raised the concerns said

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PWDs will still withdraw salary despite cessation of road tolls collection – John Boadu

PWDs will still withdraw salary despite cessation of road tolls collection – John Boadu

The General Secretary of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP), John Boadu, says the physically challenged persons who have been rendered redundant due to the cessation of road toll collection nationwide will continue to receive their salaries. John Boadu said

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Volta Fair has moved the Region to another level – Minister

Volta Fair has moved the Region to another level – Minister

Dr Archibald Yao Letsa, Volta Regional Minister, has noted that the ongoing fifth Volta Trade and Investment Fair which started from November 15, has moved the Region to another level. He said the Region was one of the most trending

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