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Former Deputy Minister of Finace under former President John Dramani Mahama, Cassiel Ato Forson, has maintained that Voce President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia “deliberately deceived the nation by quoting false fiscal numbers. The Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, who doubles as the head of the Economic Management Team (EMT) quoted fictitious numbers which are in contrast …

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The Bank of Ghana will issue upgraded banknotes into circulation on May 6, 2019, a statement by the Bank has announced. The upgraded banknotes according to the Bank will have enhanced security features in line with evolving changes in the technological landscape. The upgraded banknotes will also come will improved durability and machine readability. The …

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Ghana has joined the league of nations that allow their citizens to file their tax returns online following the launch in Accra of the Ghana Revenue Authority’s Integrated Tax Application Preparation System (iTaPS) on Friday 5th April, 2019. The development and launch of the application comes a year after the Vice President of the Republic, …

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The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has accused the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) of building up debt despite having nothing to show for it. The party argues that the presentation by the Vice President, Dr. Mahamadu Bawumia on the economy at the Economic Management Team’s maiden town hall meeting was full of misinformation. The …

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The Vice President of the Republic, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, has assured the nation that the strong macro and microeconomic fundamentals arising from innovative policies and programmes implemented over the last two years have placed Ghana in a strong economic position and made the future very promising. The Nana Akufo-Addo government, according to Vice President Bawumia, …

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Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has announced decision by government to reduce import duties at Ghana’s ports by 50% effective Thursday, 4th April, 2019. He made this known at a Townhall Meeting on Wednesday saying import charges for cars will also be reduced by 30%. “To reduce the incidence of smuggling and enhance revenue, the …

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Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has challenged his critics to provide facts and data contrary to what he has presented at the town hall meeting organised to allow him address Ghanaians on the performance of the economy. In his opening remarks at the meeting, the Vice President said his presentation was premised on facts and …

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Economist Jerry Jelili Afolabi, has posited that the number of economic lecturers are becoming one too many with no positive impact on Ghana’s economy. ‘’Everybody is organizing a lecture. Some are also organizing press conferences on the economy but for me I think these lecturers are one too many,’’ he told Kwabena Agyapong on Frontline …

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Former President John Mahama will Thursday, April 4, be the guest of honour for a public lecture to review the economy before, during and after the International Monetary Fund (IMF) programme. The lecture, which will take place at the Mensvic Hotel at East Legon in Accra, is to be addressed by the NDC Member of …

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  The Bank of Ghana (BoG) has requested for financial support from the Ministry of Finance to clean up the microfinance and savings and loans industry to save thousands of depositors from losing their funds. About 705,396 depositors of distressed or collapsed microfinance companies and rural and community banks (RCBs) risk losing a total of …

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