Finance Minister presents Mid Year Budget Review today

The Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta will today (Thursday) present before Parliament the government’s 2018 mid-year budget review. The presentation is in line with Ghana’s Financial Management Administration Act which requires that the Minister for Finance appear before Parliament not later than July 31, to submit a Mid-Year Fiscal Policy review. The review is to afford the government the opportunity to […]

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EC Saga: Clergy silence worrying – Adongo

The Member of Parliament for Bolgatanga Central Isaac Adongo has called out the Christian Council and Civil Society Organisation for being hypocritical in commenting on national issues. Speaking Wednesday on Starr Chat, the outspoken lawmaker slammed the Christian Council and Civil Society groups for not speaking out against the removal of Charlotte Osei as the Chairperson of the Electoral Commission. […]

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Expired malaria test kits on the market – FDA warns

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) is alerting the general public to beware of an expired malaria Rapid Diagnostic Test (RDT) kit being offered for sale on the market. According to the FDA, investigations have established the fact that some persons have tampered with the product information on the said expired kit. A statement issued on Friday and signed by […]

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I would give Charlotte Osei an award if I have to do it again – US Ambassador

Outgoing U.S. Ambassador, Robert P. Jackson, has said he is “very troubled” about the description of the dismissed Chairperson of the Electoral Commission (EC) as “incompetent”. Mr Jackson said despite her removal from office, Mrs Charlotte Osei remains one of the most competent persons he has ever met. President Nana Akufo-Addo removed Mrs Osei from office together with her two […]

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CHRAJ to officially probe Freddie Blay

A petition submitted to the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) by NDC-affiliated group Coalition for Social Justice (CSJ) has received a reply from the body. The response from CHRAJ signed by its Secretary Afetsi Daniel Annan sighted by MyNewsGh.com said “the petition is receiving attention”. The CSJ has contends that Mr Blay is a “public officer” by […]

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Finance Minister presents mid-year budget next week

The Ministry of Information has told Citi Business News the Finance Minister, Ken Ofori Atta will be presenting the mid-year budget review to parliament next week. The Information Ministry is however yet to announce the day. The Finance Ministry has already told Citi Business News government will be introducing new tax measures to boost domestic revenue mobilization. But speaking to […]

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Minority’s demand for Australian visa scandal report insincere – MP

The Chairman of Parliaments sub-committee on Sports, Alex Kofi Agyekum has accused the Minority of double standards, following demands by some of its members for the publication of the report on the Australian scandal. The Minority’s demand followed the exoneration of Deputy Minister of Sports, Pius Hadzide of any wrongdoing in the scandal. The Member of Parliament for Kumbungu Constituency, […]

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