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Gov’t has no plans for sports – Woyome – Starr Fm

Ghana’s Parliamentary Select Committee member on Sports, Kobla Mensah Woyome, has described the Finance Minister’s refusal to mention government plans for sports as disappointing during Wednesday’s Budget presentation. According to the Member of Parliament for South Tongu, the presentation of the statement clearly shows government’s unwillingness to develop sports disciplines …

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2018 budget challenged – Terkper – Starr Fm

Former Finance Minister, Seth Terkper has described the 2018 budget statement presented to parliament Wednesday by his successor Ken Ofori-Atta as challenged. As a result, he told Francis Abban, the host of Morning Starr Thursday he feared for the country’s fiscal sustainability. Reading the 2018 budget and policy statement which …

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Gov’t to Transform National Sports College – Starr Fm

The Government of Ghana has promised to transform the National Sports College following the institutions current poor state due to lack of funds from the past. The neglect of the national edifice has made the country to struggle for budding talents in the various sports disciplines over the years. However …

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Ofori-Atta Presents 2018 budget today – Starr Fm

Minister of Finance Ken Ofori-Atta is expected to present the 2018 Budget and Economic Policy Statement to Parliament today, Wednesday, 15 November, 2017. Ministries, Departments and Agencies will attract a mass of government funds while infrastructure development will receive a smaller fraction in the 2018 budget which the Finance Minister …

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Remove taxes on Petroleum products – GPRTU – Starr Fm

Commercial drivers are demanding the scrapping of taxes on petroleum products in the 2018 budget statement. The drivers say the high taxes on petroleum products has astronomically increased fuel prices and the cost of providing transportation services in the country. The Secretary of the Ghana Private Roads Transport Union (GPRTU) Issah …

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Minority to review economy today ahead of 2018 budget – Starr Fm

The Minority in Parliament will today, November 13, hold a roundtable discussion on the 2018 budget and the economic outlook of the country. The Minority spokesperson on finance, Cassiel Ato Forson says the program is aimed at offering alternative solutions to the country’s economic challenges. It comes ahead of the …

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2018 budget must create real jobs – Organised Labor – Starr Fm

Finance Minister Ken Ofori Atta Organized Labor is demanding the inclusion of practical policy initiatives in government’s upcoming 2018 budget to address the rising unemployment rate. The group argues that the unemployment gap has increased steadily over the last few months due to the absence of dedicated efforts and feasible …

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