2022 Budget: Govt makes concessions – No consensus yet on E-levy – Finance Minister

The government has made concessions in the 2022 Budget Statement as part of consensus-building around the policy document. The concessions include the exclusion of mineral royalties collateralisation in the Agyapa Royalties deal, the earmarking of about GH¢10 million to complete feasibility studies and engineering for coastal communities adversely affected by tidal waves, as well as […]

GH¢10 billion package earmarked to support entrepreneurship – Finance Minister

The government is rolling out a GH¢10-billion package over three years as support for start-up businesses and youth entrepreneurship ventures in the country. In line with this, the government, through the E-Levy, proposes to use GH¢1 billion each year to catalyse an ecosystem to create one million jobs. In partnership with its development partners, the […]

Finance Minister, youth brainstorm today

The Minister of Finance, Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, will today address the country’s teeming youth at the Springboard-Ghana Cares Youth Dialogue programme which will take place at the University of Professional Studies, Accra (UPSA). The programme, which will be held on the theme: “Opportunities for Ghana’s youth under the Ghana-CARES Programme”, will bring together tertiary students, […]

“One Million jobs initiative” to promote SMEs and startups – Ofori-Atta

Government has announced a new initiative known as “One Million jobs initiative” to aggressively respond to the need of the country, particularly in the areas of job creation and employment. The “One Million jobs initiative” will help to promote growth in SMEs, support new ventures, and stimulate innovation and start-ups. The Minister of Finance, Ken […]

Delisting from money laundering: Investment inflows to swell – Ken Ofori-Atta

The Minister of Finance, Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, has expressed confidence that investment inflows into the economy will increase in the coming days, following Ghana’s successful exit from the global list of countries with deficiencies in their Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) regimes. The finance minister said the exit meant that the international community […]