Highlights of 2017 mid-year budget review [Infographic]


The Minister for Finance, Ken Ofori Atta on 31st July presented before Parliament, government’s 2017 mid-year budget review. The review indicated key economic targets that had been revised and those that had not been changed. A summary of the budget review is presented in the infographic below: – By: Jonas Nyabor/

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Infographic: Ghana’s road infrastructure poor- Report


A new report published by the Ghana Institution of Engineers(GhIE) has scored Ghana’s road infrastructure as poor, lacking the capacity to meet international standards. The report titled “Ghana Infrastructure Report Card 2016” scored the country’s road network, electric power and water infrastructure  with a grade of D3, representing poor. – By: Lawrence Segbefia/

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How China’s $19 bn will be disbursed [Infographic]


The government of China is expected to pump some $ 19 billion into Ghana’s economy. Ghana, according to the Vice President, Dr. Mahamadu Bawumia, was able to secure the commitment due to new financing model designed by the Economic Management Team. Below is an infographic detailing how the said amount will be disbursed to the various sectors of the economy. ...

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6 key things Justice Sophia Akuffo said at her vetting [Infographic]

Justice Sophia Akuffo

The Chief Justice nominee, Justice Sophia Akuffo spent about 5 hours on Friday [June 16] before Parliament’s Appointments Committee answering questions during her vetting for the position of Chief Justice. Justice Sophia Akuffo answered questions on the challenges of the country’s legal system, the regulations on touting, the status and relevance of the Ghana Law School, practice of mob justice and ...

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Captain Mahama’s murder: What we know so far [Infographic]

The late Major Maxwell Mahama

Barely 48-hours after the gruesome murder of army officer, Captain Maxwell Mahama at Denkyira-Obuasi in the Upper Denkyira West District of the Central Region, there’s yet to be clarity on the matter, as several pieces of information trickle in. With some conflicting reports, inconsistent accounts and formal stakeholder explanations, Citi News captures in the infographic below what has been gathered so far and ...

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How Agric Ministry sold pickup for GHc 1,000 [Infographic]


The Ministry for Food and Agriculture blatantly flouted all of the country’s laws regarding the disposal of government vehicles by auctioning some state vehicles for as low as GHc 1,000.00. A Nissan Patrol S/W with registration number GV 1285 U, was auctioned for GHc4,000, while a Nissan double cabin pick-up with registration number GV 1481 U, was also sold for ...

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Planting for Food & Jobs; figures to note as project takes off [Infographic]


The Akufo-Addo administration launched the “Planting for Food and Jobs” programme this month [ April], with the view of transforming Ghana’s agriculture sector. The Planting for Food and Jobs is expected to be rolled out in all 216 districts across the country, and will involve the supply of farm resources such as high yielding and improved seedlings to participating farmers. ...

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Galamsey fight: What we’ve done so far [Infographic]

Ministerial Vetting

Following the Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources’ declaration of a 21-day ultimatum to all illegal miners to cease their operations and surrender their equipment, a number of significant actions have taken place. These actions form part of concerted national efforts to root out the illegal mining menace that has devastated the country’s environment. The infographic below details the key ...

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Gov’t size: Akufo-Addo vrs. Mahama [Infographic]


President Akufo-Addo is the first head of state in the 4th Republic to have more than a hundred (100) ministers serve in his government. He has beaten his predecessor, John Mahama, by 26 appointees. John Mahama had 84 ministers – deputies included. This development comes after Nana Addo named 50 deputy ministers and 4 new ministers of state today [Wednesday], March ...

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Banks offering cheapest car loans in Ghana [Infographic]


A new report released by the Bank of Ghana (BoG), on the how much banks in Ghana charge you when you take a loan from them, has reveled that in the car loan category Bank of Baroda offers the cheapest loans. The infograph below shows the top three banks with the cheapest auto loans in Ghana as at February, 2017. ...

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