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Asia to increase financial investments in Ghana

[ad_1] Ghana’s delegation to Asia is optimistic of positive gains from its ongoing non-deal roadshow. The delegation which is currently showcasing Ghana’s investment potential to investors in Hong Kong and Singapore says the level of interest Ghana is receiving coupled with specific investment requests should translate into tangible results shortly. …

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DYMOG sues Ofori Atta, CHRAJ, AG over $2.25b clearance

[ad_1] Anti-graft organisation, DYMOG has sued the Finance Minister Ken Ofori Atta, the Commission on Human Right and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) and the Attorney General over what it described as the “infamous” GH$2.25billon bond. The Ministry of Finance last year announced the successful issuance of 15 and 7 years bonds …

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TOR to be fully operational by April 2018 – Ofori Atta

[ad_1] The Finance Minister Ken Ofori Atta has revealed that the Tema Oil Refinery (TOR) will resume full operations in the first quarter of 2018. TOR, Ghana’s only refinery, has been plagued with funding challenges which have resulted in several shutdowns. But addressing the 3rd Aliu Mahama memorial lectures in …

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Parliament approves 2018 budget without Minority

[ad_1] Parliament has approved the 2018 budget statement presented to the House by Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta three weeks ago. The Minority, however, abstained from voting to approve the budget, according to Starr News’ Parliamentary correspondent Ibrahim Alhassah. The National Democratic Congress (NDC) MPs have always insisted the finance minister …

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Ken Ofori-Atta, Kojo Graham honoured for promoting securities industry

[ad_1] Finance Minister, Ken Ofori Atta and renowned investment banker, Kojo Graham, have been awarded for their contributions towards the growth of the securities industry in the country. They were honoured at the Ghana Securities Industry Association (GSIA) Awards Dinner for Founding Members held at the Movenpick Ambassordor Hotel last …

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Ghana’s debt burden reduced – Ofori Atta – Starr Fm

[ad_1] Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta has said government through prudent management of the economy successfully reduced the country’s debt burden. “This was achieved as a result of a reduction in the fiscal deficit and a policy of debt re-profiling,” he stated Wednesday during his presentation of the 2018 budget. “Consequently,” …

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2018 is year of jobs – Ofori-Atta – Starr Fm

[ad_1] The Minister of Finance Ken Ofori-Atta has assured Ghanaians jobs will flow in 2018 following the prudent measures which have been outlined in next year’s Budget Statement and Economic Policy. Mr. Ofori-Atta noted over the past 10 months, the Akufo-Addo-led administration has delivered on its promises, adding 2018 will …

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Tax holiday for under-35 Entrepreneurs – Starr Fm

[ad_1] The government has announced a tax holiday for Ghanaian entrepreneurs who are 35 years and below. The aim is to encourage the young generation to start their own businesses while “creating a supportive ecosystem for young Ghanaian entrepreneurs.” “As a further commitment to creating a supportive ecosystem for young …

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4,577MW added to power generation – Ofori-Atta – Starr Fm

[ad_1] Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta has indicated that government in 2017 added a total of 445MW of power  to the country’s installed generation capacity, bringing the total installed capacity to 4,577MW in 2017. While presenting the 2018 budget on Wednesday, 15 November Mr. Ofori-Atta said: “In 2018, Government will increase …

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Energy sector bond highest in Africa – Ofori Atta – Starr Fm

[ad_1] Finance Minister Ken Ofori Atta has said government raised GHC4.87billion – over $1billion-  from the largely undersubscribed $2.5billiom energy sector bond, making it the highest energy bond on the continent. The minority in Ghana’s parliament at a recent news conference said Ghana following the under subscription of the seven-year …

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