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Ghana’s total revenue for mid-year stands at GH¢50,686.2m

Mr Ken Ofori-Atta , Minister of Finance, has stated the 2018 fiscal total revenue and expenditure amounted to GH¢50,686.2 million, 0.7 percent lower than the original 2018 Budget estimate of GH¢51,039.1 million. Mr Ofori-Atta explained that the key revisions to the revenues were occasioned mainly by the proposed new tax …

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Finance Minister reviews revenue target downwards 

Mr. Ken Ofori Atta, Minister for Finance, has revised revenue targets for 2018 downward from GH¢51, 039.1 million stated in the 2018 budget to GH¢50, 686.2 million, 0.7 percent lower, based on the lower than expected revenues in the first five months of the year. Total revenue and Grants for …

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Government to invest GH¢600m in funding NABCO

Minister of Finance, Mr Ken Ofori-Atta has indicated in Parliament that the government has released GH¢30 million to tackle initial cost in the ongoing Nation Builders Corps programme in Ghana. He said the GH¢30 million used so far for the initial cost of the programme, is out of the GH¢600 …

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Mandela’s inspiring leadership unequalled – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Wednesday eulogised South African anti-apartheid icon, Nelson Mandela, saying, his inspiring and principled sacrifice, dedication and devotion to fundamental freedom are unequalled in the annals of Africa’s modern history. “I would, daresay, suggest that, for the rest of the continent, the biggest and most …

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Proposed tax measures in the mid-year budget review

The focus of the government’s economic management is to shift emphasis from taxation to production to stimulate growth in the private sector as well as to accelerate job creation and prosperity, Mr Ken Ofori Atta stated. Presenting this year’s Mid-Year Budget Review in Parliament, he said in 2017, the Government …

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