Let Pianim, Sam Jonah lead negotiations with IMF – Adongo to Gov’t

The Bolgatanga Central MP, Isaac Adongo, has suggested to the government to call on experts such as economist Kwame Pianim and businessman Sam Jonah to lead the negotiations with the International Monetary Fund (IMF). The IMF team is expected to arrive in the country Tuesday in order to commence the official negotiations with the government …

Navrongo: 7 out of 10 elected constituency executives were from my camp — Tangoba Abayage

A former Upper East Regional Minister, Tangoba Abayage has refuted claims that the camp of late Kofi Adda won the majority of Navrongo Constituency Executive positions at the just-ended internal party constituency elections. Speaking during a One on One interview at Dreamz FM, a local radio station in the regional capital Bolgatanga monitored by this …

IMF: Stop abuse of the public purse – Arise Ghana to Gov’t

The Arise Ghana group has cautioned the government against what they described as “profligate spending and focus on priority expenditure,” as the nation heads to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for a bailout. In a statement signed by a leading members of the group, Rex Omar indicated that “like the majority of the Ghanaian people, …

Go to IMF and save the economy – Mahama to Gov’t

Former President John Mahama says the Akufo-Addo led-administration can only salvage the nation from the current economic hardship with help from the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Speaking at a forum on the Economy in Accra on Thursday June 30 2022, Mr. Mahama indicated that the IMF and its technocrats will come with solid policies such …

Police commend Arise Ghana demonstrators peaceful march on Wed.

The Ghana Police Service has commended the demonstrators and police officers deployed for a successful outcome of day two of the Arise Ghana demonstration. “We are grateful to the general public for their cooperation and understanding in the spite of the inconvenience the demonstration undoubtedly caused them. “Whilst we continue to register our disappointment at …

Seek IMF’s help to stop economic mismanagement – Terkper to gov’t

The Former Minister for Finance, Seth Terkper, says the government needs a credible source of support like the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in the management of Ghana’s economy. According to him, for a nation to see economic prosperity the government either has to engage in the prudent management of the economy “or in partnership with …

Arise Ghana two-day demo to begin from 12pm today

The two-day demonstration by pressure group Arise Ghana is set to begin by midday today Tuesday June 28,2022. The group will be converging at the Obra Circle between 12pm and 3pm before embarking on their march which they say will drag into the night. The court has however directed them to begin the march by …

Deputy Finance Minister justifies proposed 15% hike in gov’t services

A Deputy Minister of Finance, Abena Osei-Asare, has justified the proposed 15 percent increment in the cost of fees and charges for the government services. According to Abena Osei-Asare, the decision is to ensure that beneficiaries of government services pay the right amount in line with current economic trends. Parliament is currently considering an amendment …

Tobinco Staff Albert Dwumfour emerges new GJA President

Albert Kwabena Dwumfour, Group Head of Corporate Affairs at the Tobinco Group, has emerged new President of the Ghana Journalist Association (GJA) following an election on Friday. Mr Dwumfour garnered 233 votes beating two other candidates for the position. Second placed Gayheart Mensah had 181 votes. Former General Secretary of the Association and Editor of …

National Cathedral: Retract claims against me or I sue – AG to Ablakwa

The Attorney-General and Minister for Justice Godfred Yeboah Dame has warned Member of Parliament (MP) for North Tongu, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, to “apologise and retract” what he describes as false clams against him in the ongoing National Cathedral controversies. The lawmaker has claimed the Attorney-General who was then deputy in the role and secretary to …