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Ghana’s economy now working – Ofori Atta – Starr Fm

The Finance Minister Ken Ofori Atta has stated that the Akufo-Addo led government has turned around the economy in the last 10 months. Reading the 2018 Budget and Policy Statement to Parliament Wednesday, the Finance Minister stated that the policies implemented by the government is yielding results and bringing relief …

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IMF warns gov’t over high expenditure projects – Starr Fm

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has expressed worry over the high expenditure programs being pursued by the government. According to the fund, even though the Akufo-Addo government promised to save money, the nature of the programs it is embarking on makes it difficult to leave up to the promise. The …

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Free SHS funding not sustainable – IEA – Starr Fm

The Institute for Economic Affairs (IEA) says the NPP government’s source of funding for the Free SHS program is not sustainable. The government has announced that its much touted Free Senior High School policy will commence in September this year. The policy will, however, be enjoyed by only students …

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Govt’s  financial projections unrealistic – Ato Forson – Starr Fm

Former Deputy Finance Minister Cassiel Ato Forson has revealed the financial projections of the Nana Addo government are unrealistic. Speaking to Kweku Temeng on State of Affairs on Ghone television Monday, Mr Forson said “the financial projections of the government is unrealistic and will be exposed by the end …

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Fidelity, StanChart picked for Energy sector bond – Starr Fm

Government has appointed Fidelity and Standard Chartered banks as lead managers for the issuance of the Energy Sector Levy Act (ESLA) bond. The two banks are expected to raise GHS10 billion. They were selected after evaluating 10 proposals received in response to the Request for Proposals. As part of …

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Be silent if you can’t praise – Ofori-Atta to Minority – Starr Fm

Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta has hit hard at the minority members of parliament over their crusade against issuance of $2.25 billion bond. The Minister is admonishing the National Democratic Congress MPs to cease bad mouthing the deal if they cannot acknowledge government’s genuine efforts at fixing the “broken” economy. …

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Minority cries out of ignorance – Ofori-Atta – Starr Fm

Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta has maintained that the $2.25billion bond issued by the government in April was done transparently without any “breaches of integrity.” The Minority at a press conference following the issuance of the bond accused government of wrongdoing and Mr. Ofori-Atta of conflict of interest and insider trading. …

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Minority scaring away investors – Ofori Atta – Starr Fm

Finance Minister Ken Ofori Atta has chastised the minority in parliament of scaring away investors following their insistence that the $2.25billion bond issued by government was done in secrecy. The Minority at a press briefing on April 18 accused government of wrongdoing in the issuance of the bond accusing …

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Ofori Atta to brief Parliament over 2.25bn bond – Starr Fm

The Finance Minister is expected to explain the circumstances surrounding the issuance of the 2.25 billion dollar bond when he comes before Parliament today, Wednesday June 7. Ken Ofori Atta was summoned to the House by the Speaker after the Minority Leader moved a special motion requesting that the …

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