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The missing link in 2018 Budget [Article]

The New Patroitic Party (NPP) 2018 budget read in Parliament by the Minister for Finance on behalf of the President, has really launched a debate between economists and public commentators . On the whole though, the budget has been fairly well received by those who understand what budgets really are. Indeed, on paper it appears well conceptualized, seeking to achieve ...

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#Ghbudget: Gov’t to launch National Development Bank

The Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, has announced that government will launch a National Development Bank, with the capacity to mobilize private capital towards agricultural and industrial transformation. According to him, Government has already set-up a task force to develop a road-map for the establishment of the bank. Mr. Ofori-Atta made the announcement during the presentation of the 2018 budget statement ...

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#Ghbudget: Special initiative, NBC, to employ 100,000 graduates

The Akufo-Addo administration has introduced a special initiative targeted at jobless graduates called the Nation Builders Corps (NBC). In the 2018 Budget address, under the theme, “From Stabilization to Work; Putting Ghana to Work Again”, the Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, said 100,000 tertiary graduates will be employed under the NBC in 2018. Every one of Ghana’s 216 districts should be able ...

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#GhBudget: Over 3,000 employed under Planting for Food & Jobs

Over 3,000 young people have been employed under government’s Planting for Food and Jobs programme which was launched in January 2017. The Minister of Finance , Ken Ofori-Atta, who made this known whiles presenting the 2018 Budget and Policy statement in Parliament today , [Wednesday], indicated that a total of 2,160 university graduates and 1,070 youth were employed under the ...

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#Ghbudget: Gov’t targets 6.8% growth rate in 2018

The Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta has announced that government intends to grow the economy by 6.8 percent in 2018. This represents a 0.5 percent increase, compared to 2017 which was pegged at 6.3 percent. Presenting the 2018 Budget and Financial Statement in parliament today, Monday, November 15, 2017, Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, stated that government targets “overall GDP growth rate ...

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Afanyi Dadzie writes: Our love for the Black Stars is dead indeed

In the matter of love, be it platonic, romantic or sexual, one of the commonest and almost irreversible errors people commit, is when they turn to take their partners’ commitment, deep love and passion for granted. And before they know it, they lose a gem. Then they weep over heartbreaks begging for forgiveness. Sometimes you may be forgiven; other times ...

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