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The Minister of Information Kojo Oppong Nkrumah has indicated that the mid-year budget review which the Finance Minister will present in Parliament on July 29, will among other things focus on augmenting government revenues to fund the outstanding coordinated programs of social and economic policies. He made the remarks at a press briefing in Sunday. …

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A leading Member of Ghana Union of Traders, Benjamin Yeboah has indicated that Ghanaians would benefit more from the benchmark value if the government put in measures in reducing import duties further. He explained the benchmark value which was reduced by the government recently does not apply to all foods imported into the country. The …

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  The Mid-year review budget Presentation which was scheduled for next week Monday has been postponed to July 29. This was disclosed by the deputy Majority leader Sara Adwoa Safo during the presentation of the business statement for the ensuing week. The presentation was originally scheduled for July 22, 2019. The Minority on Thursday issued …

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  The Ghana Trades Congress (TUC) plans by the government to restructure two state-owned banks. The decision was contained in a statement on the outcome of its General Council Meeting. The TUC said the plan to reform the National Investment Bank (NIB) and the Agricultural Development Bank (ADB) to focus on growth and development of …

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The Minority in parliament wants government to scrap the luxury vehicle tax as it prepares to present the mid-year budget review before parliament. The demand was captured in a statement issued by the Minority and signed by its spokesperson on Finance, Cassiel Ato Forson. The government as a revenue generation avenue justified the tax, which …

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The Ghana Union of Traders (GUTA) and its leadership are expected to engage with the Trades and Industry Minister, Mr. Alan Kyeremanten over measures to ensure that the law that prevents foreigners from engaging in petty trading and retail business is enforced. Public Relations Officer (PRO)  for GUTA, Albert Offei, in an interview with Kwabena …

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The Managing Director and Chairman of the Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Christine Largade has resigned. Christine Largade in a letter to the Members of the Board said her resignation takes effect on September 12. The date of her resignation is the same date set for her hearing before the Economic Commission of …

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The Micro Finance and Small Loans center (MASLOC) has today [Tuesday] delivered 83 buses to the Ghana Road Transport Union (GPRTU) to work and pay over a 3-year period. It would be recalled that MASLOC procured these buses for private transport operators in 2016 but the vehicles were abandoned for years over claims of overpricing. …

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The Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU) has finally agreed to take custody of the 87 buses out of the 100 buses which were purchased by the Microfinance and Small Loans Centre (MASLOC) for private transport operators in 2016 after the vehicles were abandoned for years over claims of over pricing. Greater Accra Regional Chairman …

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A tourism expert, Senyo Akorli has implored the government to partner with local tourism agencies in managing tourist centers in Ghana. The partnership he argued will help for an improve the tourism sector and generate more revenue for the country. He made the call at the launch of a local tourism agency, SENBA Tours in …

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