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Lacuna exists in fiscal responsibility act – Prof. Peter Quartey

Economist, Prof. Peter Quartey believes although President Akufo-Addo has passed the Fiscal Responsibility Act, to anchor fiscal discipline and ensure prudence in the management of the economy as the Act establishes both the Fiscal Council and Financial Stability Council, there is a lacuna which allows the finance minister to overspend. The former Head of Economics Department at the University of …

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From afar, I see your good work in Ghana; guide me — Madagascar’s new Prez to Akufo-Addo

Newly sworn-in President of the Republic of Madagascar, His Excellency Andry Nirina Rajoelina has said he wants President Akufo-Addo to keep a close partnership with his country for him to benefit from some of the sound ideas Ghana has been implementing since 2017. According to President Rajoelina of Madagascar, Ghana, under the leadership of President Akufo-Addo, has consistently,” been one …

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You ask for the wrong things – IMANI tells Police

The Vice President of IMANI Africa, Kofi Bentil has slammed the Police Service accusing the security agency of having misplaced priority in terms of requesting for tools to make them efficient in discharging their mandate. According to him, at a time the Police Service lacks basic effective communication equipment to facilitate their work, the Police administration rather requested the government …

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Madagascar President lauds Akufo-Addo

The newly elected President of Madagascar, Mr Andry Nirina Rajoelina, has commended President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, for the impressive manner he has steered the affairs of the country within the last two years thereby making Ghana one of the fastest growing economies not only in Africa, but in the world. This, he explained, could be attributed to the sound …

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Ghana has earned ‘unprecedented embarrassing’ international headlines under Akufo-Addo – Suhuyini

The Member of Parliament (MP) for the Tamale North Constituency, Alhaji Alhassan Suhuyini, has expressed gross disappointment about the ‘dirty titles’ Ghana has earned for itself on the international front under the watch of the ruling Akufo-Addo government. Speaking on Joynews’ Newsfile program about the upsurge of strange murder cases in the country, Mr, Suhuyini said the NPP has failed …

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I rejected £356,000 record deal when I had just £20 in my account – Mr. Eazi

Singer Mr. Eazi has disclosed that he was once offered a £356,000 (N26,929,873) record deal but rejected it at a time he had only £20 (N9353) left on him. His decision to reject what may seem a mouthwatering deal for many was based on the premise that he was worth more than that. He tells Saturday Beat: “If your self-esteem …

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Customs lost GH¢2bn in 2018 to unlawful port activities – GRA

The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has blamed its inability to meet the 2018 revenue target on unlawful operations at the ports. The Authority fell short of about GH¢2 billion in 2018, mainly through transit trade. The GRA, however, said it is upbeat about meeting its target for this year, stressing that 2019 would be an action year. Speaking in an …

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‘I have confidence in New Yaa Naa’ – President Akufo-Addo

President of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has expressed confidence in the newly appointed Overlord of Dagbon, Yo Naa Abukari Mahama II by the Kindmaker of Dagbon according to their customs and tradition. The president believe the Chief of Savelugu who is now the King of Dagbon is capable of bringing lasting peace and unity to the great Kingdom in …

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Ghana Airport Company MD sacked

The Managing Director of the Ghana Airport Company Limited, Mr. John Dekyem Attafuah, has been sacked from his position with immediate effect. According to sources, the dismissal letter dated 16th January 2019, was signed by the Aviation Minister, Joseph Kofi Adda, and addressed to the Board Chairman. Mr. John Dekyem Attafuah has been directed to hand over to his Deputy, …

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Ban Ken Agyapong from US, FBI must join probe into Ahmed’s murder – US congressman

US Congressman, Hank Johnson has condemned the killing of Ghanaian investigative journalist Ahmed Hussein-Suale at Madina in Accra on Wednesday night and wants the US to join in investigations into his death. Mr. Johnson in a letter to the US Secretary of State said the US government must also look at possible sanctions including a travel ban against the Member …

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