Friday, April 16, 2021

24% of labour force street-workers – World Bank report

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New data published by the World Bank on the country’s labour market has revealed that one quarter of the labour force conduct their business...

AMMA: Revenue collectors charged to be innovative as assembly records shortfalls

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Revenue Collectors working with the Asokore Mampong Municipal Assembly have been charged to be innovative to shore up Internally Generated Funds as the assembly...

Ofori-Atta justifies new taxes by Gov’t

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Finance Minister-designate, Ken Ofori-Atta has justified the 1 percent COVID-19 levy introduced in the 2021 budget statement following the agitation over the new tax. Ofori-Atta...

Economy recovery plan: We need to share the burden and recover – gov’t

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Government has indicated that for its post COVID-19 economy recovery plan to succeed, it needs adequate support from Ghanaians. Minister for Information, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah...

Ghana records $2.6bn in FDI despite Covid-19 shock

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Ghana has acquired $2.6 billion as Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) for the 4th quarter of 2020, representing over 130 percent increase compared to the...

Minority warns Gov’t of impending labour unrest following PSWU snub

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According to the NDC MPs, failure of government to conclude negotiations on salaries and base pay before the presentation of the budget has left...

NLA to bring back live draws for 5/90 Lotto on GTV starting 15th March,...

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The National Lottery Authority(NLA) will conduct Live Draws for 5/90 Lotto products from Monday to Saturday except for Sundays and Public Holidays effective Monday,...

2021 Budget: Gov’t to roll-out GHC100m Nat’l Rental Assistance Scheme

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The government is set to commence a National Rental Assistance scheme to assist Ghanaians to rent decent homes. This is in partnership with the private...

2021 Budget: Overall GDP projected to grow at 5.0 percent in 2021

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The overall real GDP is projected to grow at 5.0 percent in 2021, the Minister of Parliamentary Affairs, Osei-Kyei Mensah-Bonsu told parliament on Friday. Also...

2021 Budget: Gov’t seeks GH¢5.5 bn to complete asset mgt. bailout

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At least GH¢5.5 billion (1.3% of GDP) is required by government to fully settle investors of the remaining 17 asset management companies (AMCs) as...