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Registrar-General’s Department to delete names of dormant companies beginning April 2019

The Registrar-General’s Department is to delete the names of all dormant companies on its register beginning April 2019, as part of a large-scale cleaning-up of its database. The Registrar General Jemima Oware made the announcement  at the Ghana Association of Restructuring and Insolvency Advisors’ (GARIA) end of year cocktail in  Accra . According to Madam […]

Ghana’s total debt hits GH¢159.4 billion

New data released by the Bank of Ghana puts the country’s total debt by July at GH¢ 159.4 billion Cedis , representing 65.09% of  GDP. The external component of the debt stood at 18.02 billion U.S dollars, while the domestic debt hit 73.08 billion Cedis . The data which was published after the Monetary Policy […]

Increasing Inequality, Undermining Fight Against Poverty Launched

Oxfam estimates that just one of the richest men in Ghana earns from his wealth more in a month than one of the poorest women could earn in 1000 Years. According  to Oxfam, inequality is slowing down poverty reduction, hampering economic growth and threatening social cohesion. In a research conducted by Oxfam with its partners […]

GACC findings on NPP Promises show NOT delivered, partly delivered and some delivered

Ghana Anti-Corruption Coalition, GACC has been assessing key commitments and policy propositions of the NPP Government on Fiscal Transparency and Accountability measures and says after 18 months in office, the NPP government has NOT delivered on some of its promises, some are however partly delivered with others executed as promised. Anti-Corruption Activist and Former Executive […]

Economy performing below prospects — Seth Terkper

A former Minister of Finance, Mr Seth Terkper, is not impressed with the performance of the economy over the last two years, stating that the government is not doing enough to convert the stability in power supply and increased inflows from petroleum into bigger gains for the citizens and the country at large. He said […]

African Parliaments must lead the fight against human trafficking – Adwoa Safo

The Deputy Majority Leader of the Parliament of Ghana, Hon. Sarah Adwoa Safo, has admonished African Parliaments to lead the fight against human trafficking by enacting legislations to prevent and punish perpetrators engaged in that act of “illegality”. Further to that, she wants all African countries to ratify and accede to all Protocols and Treaties […]

Alban Bagbin apologises for his “indiscretion”

The 2020 flagbearer aspirant for the opposition National Democratic Congress, Alban Bagbin has apologised for his “indiscretion” after his comments on disabled persons appointed to certain roles in government attracted a backlash.   Addressing journalists in Accra on the matter on Tuesday, Mr. Bagbin said he least expected such comments cause emotions to rise among […]

Ghana to come out with plastic waste policy

Ghana is in the process of coming out with a policy to deal with plastic waste. In view of this, a delegation made up of waste recyclers, plastic importers and manufacturers and officials from state institutions were in Bonn, Germany to acquaint themselves with good practices deployed there in dealing with plastic waste. Vivian Ahiayibor […]

Former PM K. A. Busia Memorial lecture to be held today

A public lecture will be held in honour of Ghana’s former Prime Minister, Dr.Kofi Abrefa Busia  today on August 28. The event, to be held at the Accra International Conference Centre, will commemorate the 40th anniversary of Dr. Busia’s death. The President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, will deliver a keynote address.  Other distinguished guests include […]