Sacked Zimbabwean Veep to ‘take-over from Mugabe’

Dismissed Zimbabwean Vice-President, Emmerson Mnangagwa may be sworn in as the interim leader of the country after his brief exile, sources say. He reportedly arrived at Manyame Air Force Base in Harare Wednesday to take control of the government, African News Agency quoted a source as saying. Another source says Mr Mnangagwa will be announced […]

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 […]

Parliament passes Special Prosecutor Bill

The Office of the Special Prosecutor Bill has been passed into law Tuesday. The approval by both divides of the House ends months of heated debate over the role of the Special Prosecutor. The Minority had asked for an assurance from the government that it will not politically manipulate the Office to witch-hunt appointees in […]