Agric sector to get boost next year to improve yields, create jobs

The government is to spend GH¢700 million on its agriculture initiative, Planting for Food and Jobs (PFAJ) programme in 2018 to help empower over 500,000 farmers to increase food production and create more jobs for the youth. The government’s agriculture Marshall Plan is aimed at revamping the agriculture sector to lead efforts towards the economic transformation of the country. The […]

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You didn’t end Dumsor – Minority to Ofori-Atta

The NDC Minority in Parliament has challenged the Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta’s claim that the Akufo- Addo government ended the erratic power crisis popularly known as ‘dumsor’. According to the Minority, this assertion is dishonest, to say the least, adding that the governing New Patriotic Party (NDC) cannot take credit where it didn’t labour. Ghana in about the past four […]

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Each district to get Ghc2m for 1 district, 1 factory

The government will allocate at least GhC2 million to each district, municipal or metropolitan assembly for the implementation of the one district, one factory programme, the Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, has said. During the presentation of the 2018 budget statement, the Minister said that 191 companies have been selected for implementation. “The Ministry of Trade and Industry completed technical, financial […]

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Court sentences man for assaulting ECG staff

The Dzodze Magistrate Court, presided over by Mr Lawrence Buernor Buer, on November 13, 2017, sentenced a Primary 4 pupil teacher, Mac-Billy Ani, to fines for assaulting a technical staff of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG), and illegally tapping electricity. The accused, Mac-Billy Ani, who pleaded guilty to both offences, was sentenced to a fine of GH¢ 1,200.00 for […]

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