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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]

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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Banks with top three highest mortgage loans [Infographic]

The latest Annual Percentage Rate (APR) and Average Interest (AI) report by the Bank of Ghana has shown that GCB Bank offers the highest interest on mortgages as at the end of February. Potential home buyers would be charged as much as 40.3 percent on loans they contract from the bank. Meanwhile Bank of Baroda will offer you the lowest ...

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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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Look! Itemized list of Health Ministry’s GHc 4.2 bn allocation [Infographic]

The 2017 Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) allocation to the Ministry of Health stands at GHs 4.2 billion. About half of the allocation will go into employee compensation with the least amount, representing GHc 56 million earmarked for capital expenditure. The allocation also indicates that the Health Ministry was able to retain almost GHc 1 billion of its internally generated ...

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NDC missed macro economic targets for 2016 [Infographic]

Statistics from the 2017 budget has revealed that the erstwhile National Democratic Congress (NDC) government missed all its macro economic targets in 2016. Though inflation was projected to be 10.1% by the end of 2016, it rather shot up to 15.4%. Other key economic targets that could not be realized were the real GDP, budget deficit and fiscal balance. Study ...

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#GhBudget: Interior, Defence ministries got GHs2.1bn in 2016 [Infographic]

A total of GHs2.1  billion was allocated to the Ministries of Interior, Defence and Justice in the 2016 budget. Of the three, the Interior Ministry alone received the highest of GHs1.3 billion, followed by the Ministry of Defence, which received GHs760 million. More on the 2016 budgetary allocation for these sectors are captured in the infographic below. – By: Jonas ...

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#GhBudget: GHs7b was allocated to Education Ministry in 2016 [Infographic]

The Ministry of Education enjoyed the highest budgetary allocation of GHs7 billion in 2016. This is the highest single allocation made to the ministry throughout the year, with the second highest budgetary share of GHs3 billion going to the Ministry of Health. The two ministries, are part of the ministries under the social sector that received a lump sum allocation ...

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#GhBudget: 2016 budget allocation for administrative sector [Infographic]

Former Finance Minister, Seth Tekper revealed during his last budget statement reading on the floor of Parliament in 2016, that a total of GHs605 million will be allocated to the Local Government Ministry alone. The Finance and Foreign Affairs Ministry also received GHs273 million and GHs234 million respectively, mainly financed by the government. Details of the allocations to the Ministries ...

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