Minority Vote of Censure against Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta fails

Vote of Censure against Ken Ofori-Atta fails

By Franklin Asare-Donkoh and Francis Edzorna Mensah The National Democratic Congress’s  (NDC) Minority Members in Parliament Vote of Censure against the beleaguered Finance Minister, Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, has failed after less than 183 Members of Parliament voted to oust him. A secret voting begun immediately after the House debated the report by the Ad hoc […]

Parliament approves 2023 Budget

Parliament approves 2023 Budget

Parliament has given approval to the 2023 Budget Statement and Economic Policy of Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s Government for the year ending 31st December, 2023. The approval was given via a voice vote administered by the speaker, Alban Kingsford Sumana Bagbin on Tuesday December, 6th 2022, after each of the two leaders were given about […]

Parliament must scrutinize the 2023 budget in the interest of Ghanaians


Mr Abraham Koomson, Secretary General, Ghana Federation of Labour (GFL), has called on Parliament to properly scrutinize the 2023 Budget and Economic Policy to ensure the interest of the ordinary Ghanaian is protected and served. Mr Koomson said Members of Parliament, as the representatives of the citizens, needed to critically examine the budget before the […]

2023 Budget should address 3 core issues – Development Economist

By: Michael Ahinsah  Global Business Strategist and Development Economist, Dr. Samuel Ankrah, has shared his expectations ahead of the 2023 annual budget presentation today, 24th November, 2022. According to Article 179(1) of Ghana’s Constitution, “The President shall cause to be prepared and laid before the end of the financial year, estimates of the revenues and […]

What residents of Kasoa think about 2023 Budget

What residents of Kasoa think about 2023 Budget

By: Kweku  Okyere Kasoa is one of the fastest growing communities in Ghana, it is located in the south-eastern part of the Ghana. Kasoa is about 31km away from the Capital. Although geographically it is located in the Awutu Senya East Municipality of the Cent part of it is still considered to be in the […]

Ken Ofori-Atta presents 2023 budget today

By: Clifford Okyere Ken Ofori-Atta, the Finance Minister, will present the Annual Budget Statement and Economic Policy of Government for 2023 before Parliament today, Thursday, November 24, 2022, which is in accordance with Article 179 of the 1992 Constitution and section 21 of the Public Financial Management Act, 2016 (Act 921). Prior to the presentation, […]

2023 budget must not be business as usual- IEA

2023 budget

The Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) says the 2023 budget and economic policy is a “make or break” for the economy, hence its design and implementation can not be “business as usual”. “It must break from the past and chart a new course to restore economic stability, while laying the foundation for long term sustainable […]

2023 Budget to be presented on November, 24

Finance Minister leaves for China for debt negotiations

By: Augustus Acquaye The Majority Chief Whip Frank Annor Dompreh has reiterated that the 2023 budget will be presented on Thursday, November 24. The ensuing debate will be on Tuesday, November 29. Mr. Dompreh made this known when he presented the business statement for next week to Parliament. Minority Leader Haruna Idrissu wondered whether the […]

Economist demands new hope for Ghanaians in 2023 budget

Economist Professor Gatsi advocates fiscal discipline to resuscitate Ghana's economy in 2023

Conservative Expenditure, Debt Sustainability and an expenditure geared towards growth enhancement activities should be the tone for the 2023 budget. Economist and Dean of the University of Cape Coast Business School, Professor John Gatsi stated this while outlining his expectations and the structure of the 2023 budget on our current Affairs programme ‘Behind the News’. […]

Government to incorporate part of IMF loan support programme in 2023 budget

Government to incorporate part of IMF loan support programme in 2023 budget

SOURCE: GNA The Government says it will incorporate part of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) loan support programme into the 2023 Budget Statement and Economic Policy.   The budget is expected to be read to Parliament on November 15, with a 10-day discussion presently ongoing between the Government and the IMF on the country’s debt […]