Archive for Economy

  • August 1, 2020

    6 Trust...

    Trust—marriages fail without it. Companies crumble when employees do not see it in their leaders. Parents struggle if they do not provide it. Children cannot thrive without earning it. It’s at the forefront of any dynamic relationship, especially with your kids. But trust is fragile. Your son sees you as...

  • July 31, 2020

    46 Per...

    A new report on Ghana’s Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) has revealed that about 46 of the Ghanaian population are poor in different dimensions. This implies that with the current population of 31 million, 14 million Ghanaians are estimated to be poor in areas like health, education, and living standards. The...

  • July 30, 2020

    Isaac Adongo...

    The Member of Parliament for Bolgatanga Central, Isaac Adongo has accused the government of understating the country’s fiscal deficit during the presentation of the mid-year budget review last week. Mr. Adongo took on the government insisting that the Finance Minister’s 2020 deficit projected at 11.4 percent is a matter of...

  • July 29, 2020

    Trade pact...

    The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) represents a major opportunity for countries to boost growth, reduce poverty, and broaden economic inclusion, a new World Bank report has found. If implemented fully, the trade pact could boost regional income by 7% or $450 billion, speed up wage growth for women,...

  • July 24, 2020

    Covid-19: Ghana...

    Ghana has recorded revenue shortfall of GH¢13.6 billion and an unanticipated “but necessary” expenditures of approximately GH¢11.7 billion due to Covid-19, the Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta, has said on Thursday. “…This will result in a projected fiscal deficit of 11.4 per cent of GDP…This is above the five per...

  • July 24, 2020

    We’re ready...

    Deputy Finance Minister Kwaku Kwarteng has said his outfit is ready to justify the ¢54.3 million that went into the distribution of cooked food during the lockdown in parts of the country. According to him, the Ministry is open to working with the auditors to breakdown the manner in which...