“Gov’t replanting all swollen shoot affected Cocoa farms; compensation paid to farmers” – President Akufo-Addo

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, says Government is resolved to replanting all swollen-shoot affected farms in all the regions of cocoa cultivation, and, thereby, help improve the yield per hectare for all cocoa farmers. Speaking at the launch of Government’s Cocoa Rehabilitation Programme on Thursday, 24th September 2020, at Sefwi Wiawso, […]

President Akufo-Addo inspects $16 Million 1D1F Tomato Processing Factory in Berekum

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Thursday, 10th September 2020, inspected ongoing work on the construction of the $16 million Weddi Africa tomato processing factory located in Domfete, in Berekum, Bono East Region. The factory, a project operating under Government’s 1-District-1-Factory initiative, is a wholly-owned Ghanaian company, which will have an […]

Airport re-opening: Government defends decision to charge arriving passengers $150 for PCR test

Deputy Health Minister Dr Bernard Okoe Boye has defended government’s decision to charge arriving passengers at the Kotoka International Airport (KIA) $150 for Covid-19 test. His strong defence comes after the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC’s) Dr Edward Omane Boamah criticised government for the $150 charge for passengers, accusing it of attempting to cash in […]

SEHP supports 70 Traders with funds to improve businesses

The Samira Empowerment for Humanitarian Project (SEHP) has built the capacities of 70 traders from some market centres in Accra in business development skills to give them sustainable livelihoods. The beneficiaries were drawn from the Agbogbloshie, Okaishie, Abossey Okai markets and surrounding communities. They were taught proper financial management, bookkeeping, savings and long-term investment plan […]

NLA to earn GHC 30 million from KGL Technology Limited’s collaboration for 2020

The National Lottery Authority (NLA) would receive an unprecedented financial commitment of Thirty Million Ghana Cedis from the licensing of KGL Technology Limited for the year 2020. This achievement is breathtaking and unprecedented in the annals of the Authority. The ability of the National Lottery Authority (NLA) and KGL Technology Limited to raise Thirty Million […]

Gov’t reveals projections for 2021 budget

Government has issued the budget guidelines for the 2021-2024 fiscal period, which will facilitate the preparation of the 2021 budget by Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) as well as Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs). Importantly, the guidelines reveal the key fiscal targets for 2021 as well. However, with general elections scheduled for the end […]

15 million Ghanaians now have bank accounts because of mobile money interoperability – VP Bawumia

Following the successful implementation of Mobile Money Payment Interoperability by the Akufo-Addo government, about fifteen (15) million Ghanaians essentially have bank accounts, Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has said. Addressing youth wing of the governing New Patriotic Party in Accra on Wednesday August 12, 2020, Vice President Bawumia explained that with the triangular feature which […]