Monday, November 18, 2019

2020 budget: Gov’t won’t overspend for elections – Ofori Atta

Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta has given the assurance that the Akufo-Addo government will not overspend its budget next year despite the upcoming and Parliamentary elections. Successive governments have been criticised for the perennial problem of...

2020 budget: Gov’t programs have put GHC12b in pockets – Ofori-Atta

Government says it is directly or indirectly putting an amount of 12.2 billion cedis into the pockets of many Ghanaians since 2017 through its major initiatives and social interventions. Delivering the 2020 Budget statement in...
Ken Ofori Atta - Minister of Finance

2020 budget: We’ve fought and won painful battles – Ofori-Atta

Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, says the Akufo-Addo government has fought and won some painful financial battles since assuming power. “This is the year that one can confidently say that God’s blessings of the hard work...

Dec. Referendum: NDC’s demands belated – Kyei Baffour

Local governance expert George Kyei Baffour says the call by the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) for the withdrawal of the bill seeking to have parties partake in district level elections is belated According to...

Engage doctors to avoid needless deaths – Minority to gov’t

The Minority in Parliament has called on the government to immediately engage the Ghana Medical Association (GMA) and address their concerns to avoid needless deaths. The leadership of the GMA has given government up to...

Banking cleanup: Go beyond talk; pay customers – Mahama to gov’t

The flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), John Dramani Mahama, has bemoaned the effect the collapse of banks and other local financial institutions is having on individuals, businesses and especially the thousands who...

NDC to honour Mahama with nationwide weeding Saturday

The opposition NDC will embark on a nationwide weeding exercise in honour of their flagbearer former President John Mahama, the party has said in a statement. Mr. Mahama last week cleared the weeds in the...
Samuel Ofosu-Ampofo is the National Chair of the NDC

December Referendum: NDC backs ‘no’ vote

The opposition National Democratic Congress is canvassing for a 'no' vote in the upcoming referendum on political party participation in district level elections. On December 17, Ghana will go to the polls in a referendum...

Only 42% of Ghanaians aware of Dec. 17 referendum – CDD

With barely a month left for the December 17th referendum, education and awareness seem to be low as only 42% of the Ghanaian electorate are aware of the exercise. The findings were contained in the...

Gov’t not committed to constitutional review recommendations – NGO

Civil Society group, the Elections Community of Practice and Learning, has questioned the commitment of government in implementing the recommendations of the constitutional review committee. Processes to review the 1992 constitution appear to have hit...