The Ghana Union of Traders Association (GUTA) has registered its displeasure at the government for the introduction of three new taxes. The Union describes such taxes as obnoxious, stating that the taxes will worsen the plight of Ghanaian businesses. This comes on the heels of reports that some three newContinue Reading

  Hon. George Mireku Duker, the Deputy Minister of Lands and Natural Resources responsible for Mines has encouraged licensed quarry operators in the country to collaborate with their respective Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies as well as Traditional authorities to tackle the menace of encroachment on their concessions. According toContinue Reading

In line with its objective to reduce Ghana’s current high inflation rate, the Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of Ghana has increased the Monetary Policy Rate by 150 basis points. The increase of 150 basis points translates to a 1.5% increase in the Monetary Policy Rate raising the figureContinue Reading

  The Coordinator for the National Alternative Employment and Livelihood Programme (NAELP), Dr. Louise Carol Serwaa Donkor, has disclosed that her outfit will in June, 2023 host a Mining Corporate Social Responsibility Exposition to afford mining companies the opportunity to showcase their CSR and decades of investment in mining communitiesContinue Reading

Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD), Joseph Boahen-Aidoo has reiterated his call on the European Union (EU) to reconsider the element of cocoa pricing in its legislation to help sustain the industry. The CEO said this when a four-member delegation from the EU called on him toContinue Reading

A communicator of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Paul Amaning is pleased with how the Gold for Oil Policy has developed thus far. The approach, he claimed, “is already bearing fruit” in terms of boosting the economy. First, it would assist in maintaining foreign exchange, particularly the US dollar, andContinue Reading

The weekly market update has shown that the volume traded on the new Government of Ghana bonds fell by 21.09 per  cent week-on-week to ¢119.05 million, last week. This follows the completion of the Domestic Debt Exchange (DDE) Programme. The new bonds did not get much traction as they constitutedContinue Reading

General Secretary of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Fiifi Kwetey Fiavi has refuted the claims by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) that Ghana’s current economic crisis was caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and the Russia-Ukraine war. The Managing Director of the IMF, Kristalina Georgieva last year corroborated the government’sContinue Reading

  Rev. Dr. Joyce Aryee, The Chairman of the Appiatse Support Fund has disclosed that so far, the Support fund has received an amount of GHC62million as donations from various institutions, organisations and individuals all in support of the Reconstruction and rehabilitation of the Appiatse township which was razed byContinue Reading

  The Minister for Lands and Natural Resources, Hon. Samuel A. Jinapor has charged Senior Management members of the National Lands Commission to as a matter of urgency speed up work on all projects and programmes being currently undertaken by the Commission. He urged the Management of the commission toContinue Reading