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Confidence in Ghana’s economy bouncing back – Ofori-Atta – Starr Fm

Finance minister Ken Ofori-Atta has said confidence in the Ghanaian economy is bouncing back following prudent policies being pursued by the Akufo-Addo government. According to him, macro-indicators for the first half of the year are pointing in the right direction. “Progressively, confidence is being restored in the economy and …

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Gov’t will continue to borrow- IFS – Starr Fm

A Senior research fellow at the Institute of Fiscal Studies (IFS) Dr. Saeed Boakye has disclosed that the Akufo-Addo government will continue to borrow due to the insufficient fiscal space  it is operating in. Speaking to Francis Abban on the Morning Starr, Dr Boakye said “if the country does …

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Quantum Oil, IFC return to court today – Starr Fm

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) and OPEC will today have the opportunity to make a case as to why its case with Quantum Oil should be heard in a London tribunal. The Commercial Division of an Accra High Court dismissed a similar request by the IFC and OPEC last …

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Ofori-Atta presents mid-year budget review today – Starr Fm

Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta is expected to present the mid-year budget review statement and Economic Policy to Parliament today  July 31, 2017 . This will be the second time the finance minister will be appearing in parliament to submit a budget statement since his appointment Ahead of the presentation, the …

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NPA leads Safety Campaign against Petroleum Related Accidents – Starr Fm

Following the recent spate of petroleum related accidents including explosions and fire outbreaks at fuel stations in parts of the country, the National Petroleum Authority (NPA) has stepped up its efforts towards curbing such disastrous occurrences in the downstream petroleum sector. The accidents which have maimed and claimed many …

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Kwesi Botchwey cautions gov’t against detractors – Starr Fm

A former Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, Professor Kwesi Botchwey, has advised current managers of the Ghanaian economy to be careful of ‘demons’ who hover around public policy lapses and destroy fiscal consolidation. He was speaking at the launch of a 320-page book titled “Africa in Search of …

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Ken Ofori-Atta presents Review Budget Monday – Starr Fm

Finance Minister Mr Ken Ofori-Atta is expected to present the mid-year review of the Budget Statement and Economic Policy of the government for the 2017 financial year to Parliament Monday, July 31, 2017. The Majority Leader, Mr Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu, disclosed on Friday while submitting the business statement for next …

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We’re ready for paperless – GCNet – Starr Fm

Government’s directive to port operators to achieve total paperless processing of operational clearance procedures at the ports from September 1 is close to being realised as the main technical partner to the Ghana Revenue Authority, the Ghana Community Network Services Limited (GCNet) has declared its readiness to implement the …

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Bosch tools up Appolonia City – Starr Fm

Robert Bosch Ghana Ltd, a subsidiary of Robert Bosch GmbH, has joined the growing list of companies partnering with Appolonia City, the master-planned city in Greater Accra, through the placement of the Bosch Solution Box at the development. Bosch, one of the world’s leading providers for power tools, power …

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