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 […]

AfDB denies sending Mahama to Namibia amid AMERI controversy

The African Development Bank says it did not sanction ex-president John Mahama’s visit to Namibia in July, a Norwegian newspaper VG says. AfDB Director of External Relations, Victor Oladokun reportedly said the Bank is not involved in any business dealings with the former President. “We categorically state that the African Development Bank has no knowledge […]

No house address, no Ghana Card – Akufo-Addo to Ghanaians

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo says no Ghanaian will be issued with the new Ghana card without a verified house address. Speaking at the launch of the Digital Property Addressing System Wednesday,  the President announced the end of the era when Ghanaians will give directions using landmarks. He said the new system, code-named Ghana Post […]

UK bank apologises to Asantehene over ‘expired’ diplomatic passport claim

London-based bank, Ghana International Bank has apologised to Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu II for claiming his diplomatic passport had expired. Lead counsel for the Bank told a London employment tribunal their checks have revealed the King’s passport had not expired at the time he gave £350,000 to an official for a safe deposit, despite an […]