Throwback Thursday: ‘Tormentor General’ with senior officials of then NDC gov’t

Brakopowers.com has delved into last year’s archives to bring to you an exciting Throwback Thursday that captured the mood ahead of the 2016 polls. The image by The Black Narrator vividly mirrored how the then governing National Democratic Congress viewed the then Vice Presidential Candidate of opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP), Dr Mahamudu Bawumia. He […]

Akufo-Addo has turned economy around – Alhassan Suhuyini

The Tamale North Member of Parliament (MP) says the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) has turned the economy around in the wrong direction. Alhassan Suhuyini disclosed on an Accra-based TV3 network Wednesday, the government has neglected the basics of economic growth. He explained for an economy to witness growth, there is the need for a […]

100,000 jobless graduates to be employed in 2018 – Ken Ofori-Atta

At least 100,000 graduates are expected to be employed in 2018 under the Nation Builders Corps (NBC) programme. Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta said the intervention is aimed at reducing the menace of graduate joblessness that is on the rise. He told Parliament during the presentation of the 2018 Fiscal Year Budget Wednesday, the Nation Builders […]

2018 budget: Debt to GDP ratio down by 4.7% – Ken Ofori-Atta

The government has reduced Ghana’s debt to Gross Domestic Product (GDP) ratio from 73 percent in 2016 to 68.3 percent, Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta says. The reduction represents a 4.7 percent drop in the debt to GDP ratio that was at an all-time high since the start of the 4th Republic. The Finance Minister explained […]

2018 budget: We have turned economy around – Ken Ofori-Atta

Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta says the country’s economy is more robust than it was under the past regime. He credited the achievement to what he said were “deliberate strategic steps” taken by the government to grow the economy. Presenting the 2018 Fiscal Year Budget in Parliament Wednesday, the Finance Minister said government’s many policies designed […]

Live from the Woods: My verdict on Akufo-Addo’s JOSPONG praise

The President’s praise last Friday of the work of the Jospong Group of Companies should be seen more of an endorsement of their sanitation work rather than a verdict on their operations. It should be easy for us to draw the distinction between the operations of the Jospong Group, allegedly fraught with some questionable transactions, […]