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ECONOMY-FINANCE

Variations Of Haircuts Are Happening In Many More Places Than We Have Cared To Look - Ablakwa Opines

Unlike in the 2022 Budget which had a special allocation of GHS1billion for YouStart, the 2023 Budget has absolutely no allocation for YouStart — a flagship policy intervention the Akufo-Addo/Bawumia/Ofori-Atta administration had presented as the solution to youth unemployment from 2022-2025; For the first time since President Akufo-Addo announced Agenda 111, the 2023 Budget has no allocation for the President’s major hospital expansion programme.

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Variations Of Haircuts Are Happening In Many More Places Than We Have Cared To Look - Ablakwa Opines

POLITICS

Why Minority Members Of Parliament Are Disappointed In Majority Members

The minority members of parliament are disappointed in the majority members of parliament for not supporting them and also deceiving them. The majority members few months ago raised a point to sack the finance minister Ken ofori Atta, in which also the minority members also agreed and also raised a point to sack the finance minister.

  14 days ago ago
Why Minority Members Of Parliament Are Disappointed In Majority Members

POLITICS

[Video] I Will Be The One To Present The Budget Next Week - Ken Ofori-Atta

Ghana's Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, says he expects to be the one to present the 2023 budget in Parliament next week. His response came after a Joy News Parliamentary correspondent asked if he is to present the 2023 budget in Parliament next week. "Yes.

  19 days ago ago
[Video] I Will Be The One To Present The Budget Next Week - Ken Ofori-Atta

OTHERS

NPP MPs rejection of Ofori-Atta is enough even if they do not vote in censure motion – ACEP Director

The NPP MPs' demand for Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta to be dismissed is enough, an expert( ACEP Director ) has said. This is even if they do not participate in a vote of censure for the Minister, Mr. Benjamin Boakye told Citi Business News. Ghana's Deputy Prime Minister Kuffuor Alhassan has said the delay in sacking Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta is worsening the country's fiscal challenges. He said majority of his party members do not want the Finance Minister to remain in office. Ghana's Finance Minister,

  17 days ago ago
NPP MPs rejection of Ofori-Atta is enough even if they do not vote in censure motion – ACEP Director

OTHERS

We will be in Parliament for 2023 spending plan show

The resistance Individuals from Parliament have reported in an explanation that they will be in Parliament today Thursday November 24 for the 2023 financial plan show by the Money Clergyman. This, they expressed, is without bias to the examination that is being finished by the 8-part board on the Money Clergyman following the charges they made against him. "While we stay focused on seeing through the interaction to reproach the Money Pastor , we are aware of our obligation to complete oversight on the Chief

  14 days ago ago
We will be in Parliament for 2023 spending plan show

POLITICS

Mr. President Respect the #KenMustGo Agreement - Furious NPP MPs tells Akuffo-Addo

Kwame Andy Appiah-Kubi, the spokesperson for the irate Majority Members of Parliament (MPs), has requested that President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo follow the path they agreed upon and fire Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta. He asserts that the president is required to uphold his end of the bargain on the demand for Ken Ofori-Atta's resignation.

  7 days ago ago
Mr. President Respect the #KenMustGo Agreement - Furious NPP MPs tells Akuffo-Addo

SPORTS

Check The Latest Injury Situation in Black Stars Camp

The Black Stars of Ghana did not have a clean bill of health prior to emplaning to Qatar for the 2022 FIFA World Cup. The head coach of the Black Stars, Otto Addo was dealt a big blow when two goalkeepers got injured in a space of four days ahead of the World Cup in Qatar.

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Check The Latest Injury Situation in Black Stars Camp

POLITICS

I Did not sit in that frame of mind to Ofori-Atta, I felt it was deceitful

Tamale Focal Individual from Parliament Ibrahim Murtala Mohammed has said that he didn't sit in that frame of mind of Parliament to stand by listening to the money cleric's show of the 2023 spending plan articulation. He said he did so from his office. He expressed that it would have been deceitful to sit in Parliament to pay attention to Mr. Ken Ofori-Atta, who is being approached to leave office.

  13 days ago ago
I Did not sit in that frame of mind to Ofori-Atta, I felt it was deceitful

POLITICS

Akuffo-Addo's Morals and Honesty are under scrutiny

In relation to the increase in the value-added tax (VAT), the member of parliament for the North Tongue Constituency of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Volta Region has questioned the integrity of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akuffo-Addo.  The government announced an increase in VAT last Thursday, November 24,2022, by 2.5 percent, bringing the VAT payment threshold to 15 percent.

  12 days ago ago
Akuffo-Addo's Morals and Honesty are under scrutiny

POLITICS

The government has decided to freeze public sector hiring beginning in January 2023.

The Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, has declared a moratorium on government servant hiring beginning in January 2023. Mr. Ofori Atta, who presented the 2023 Budget and Economic Policy to Parliament on Thursday, also announced that the purchase of new vehicles would be limited to locally assembled vehicles, and that the allocation of fuel coupons to political appointees and heads of MDAs, MMDAs, and SOEs would be reduced by 50%.

  14 days ago ago
The government has decided to freeze public sector hiring beginning in January 2023.

POLITICS

The 2023 budget is critical; let's do it for Ghana - Gabby 'begs' NDC lawmakers

Gabby Asare Otchere-Darko, a prominent member of the New Patriotic Party, has urged the Minority caucus to help the Majority in ensuring that the 2023 budget is reviewed and adopted without hiccups. The Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, is scheduled to present the 2023 budget to Parliament on Thursday, November 24, but members of both the Minority and Majority parties have announced their intention to boycott the presentation.

  15 days ago ago
The 2023 budget is critical; let's do it for Ghana - Gabby 'begs' NDC lawmakers

POLITICS

NPP Members is an attack on Parliament, says the minority

The Minority in Parliament is discontent with the New Party (NPP) Officials for the U-Turn they made on the Money Priest Ken Ofori-Atta. Minority Pioneer Haruna Iddrisu said their activity upsets parliamentary oversight on the elements of the leader arm of government. His remarks come after head of the gathering of NPP Individuals from Parliament who prior took steps to blacklist the 2023 spending plan explanation assuming the Mr Ofori-Atta was the one doled out to introduce it, Kwame Andy Appiah Kubi said that the NPP initiative and the administration of the Greater part have addressed them not to victimize anybody who seems to introduce the financial plan including Mr Ofori-Atta.

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NPP Members is an attack on Parliament, says the minority

POLITICS

Mr. Ofori-Atta is unable to sleep because Kpebu exposed him.

The 8-member committee looking into Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta has received praise from private attorney Martin Kpebu for its work thus far. He believes that Mr. Ofori-Atta has been exposed by the committee's proceedings. He said on the Key Points Saturday, November 19, "The Committee's work is admirable though it is not in the form or shape we wanted.

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Mr. Ofori-Atta is unable to sleep because Kpebu exposed him.

RELIGION

[Okyehene] - Construction of the National Cathedral satisfies Akufo-Addo's great grandfather's dream

Okyenhene Osagyefuo Amoatia Ofori Panin, the ruler of Akyem Abuakwa in the Eastern region, has connected the late Okyenhene Nana Sir Ofori Atta's wish for a National Cathedral to President Akufo-Addo's intention to build one. The traditional elder claimed that the present President's great-grandfather, Nana Sir Ofori Atta, had wanted to build a temple for God, but it never happened before he passed away.

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[Okyehene] - Construction of the National Cathedral satisfies Akufo-Addo's great grandfather's dream

RELIGION

Direct The Restoration Of Power To The Krobos - Catholic Priest To Akufo-Addo

Father Bright Kennedy Ohene Agyapong, a development, monitoring and evaluation expect and Catholic Priest, has called on Prez Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to as a matter of urgency direct the restoration of power to Krobo land. Speaking on Rite Morning Ride with Austin Ofori Addo, the Catholic Priest further noted that the future effect of the power outage is not yet known and must be given the urgent attention it deserves.

  4 months ago ago
Direct The Restoration Of Power To The Krobos - Catholic Priest To Akufo-Addo

POLITICS

Finance Minister, Ken Ofori Atta- five controversial financial policies.

Ken Ofori-Atta is under increasing pressure from Ghanaians to quit as Finance Minister, with his detractors holding him accountable for the country's current economic difficulties. The minority in Parliament brought a motion of censure against Ofori-Atta. Seven claims were brought against the minister by the Minority MPs, including extravagant spending, conflicts of interest, financial irresponsibility that caused the Ghana cedi to plunge, and egregious economic mismanagement.

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Finance Minister, Ken Ofori Atta- five controversial financial policies.

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Ghana’s economy is struggling because of Ofori-Atta’s bad policies – Mornah

Ghana's economy is battling right now because of the terrible strategies of the Money Clergyman Ken Ofori-Atta, an individual from Individuals' Public Show (PNC), Bernard Mornah has said. In his view, the Money Pastor's approaches, rather then enhancing the difficulties of Ghanaians, have developed their troubles.

  16 days ago ago
Ghana’s economy is struggling because of Ofori-Atta’s bad policies – Mornah

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Ghana's debt skyrocketed from GH¢120 billion to GH¢450 billion.

Ghana's overall debt stock has increased dramatically from GH¢120 billion in 2017 to GH¢450 billion in 2022, according to Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta. This states that since the Akufo-Addo-Bawumia-led administration took office in January 2017, Ghana has borrowed more than GH300 billion. Mr. Ofori-Atta stated in front of the ad hoc committee looking into the grounds for censure put forth by the Minority in Parliament that notwithstanding the exponential growth in Ghana's debt stock, the emphasis should be on the purposes of the loans and their advantages for the country.

  19 days ago ago
Ghana's debt skyrocketed from GH¢120 billion to GH¢450 billion.

POLITICS

NABCO trainees support calls for Ofori-Atta to be fired.

The Coalition of Nation Builders Corps (NABCO) Trainees is supporting calls from Ghanaians and Members of Parliament (MPs) for the resignation of Minister of Finance Ken Ofori-Atta. The Coalition said that from the beginning of the initiative to its conclusion, the Finance Ministry, overseen by Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta, had been callous to the needs of vulnerable NABCO trainees.

  18 days ago ago
NABCO trainees support calls for Ofori-Atta to be fired.

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Our obstacles are formidable, but do not give up hope - Ofori-Atta

Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta has urged Ghanaians to be optimistic and to put their faith in the government's economic measures, which he believes would put the country on the road to recovery. "While the challenges we confront are overwhelming, we must not lose sight of Ghana's greatest strength: perseverance, entrepreneurial energy, faith, courage, solidarity, and hope."

  14 days ago ago
Our obstacles are formidable, but do not give up hope - Ofori-Atta