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Timelines for NLA payments reviewed due to COVID-19

The National Lottery Authority (NLA) on Saturday said the payment of winning tickets/prizes after every draw would slightly delay for a number of days due to the covid-19 pandemic. A statement signed by the Public Relations Unit of the Authority, and copied to the Ghana News Agency, said its employees …

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AfDB gives Ghana $69m grant for COVID-19

The Board of Directors of the African Development Fund (ADF) on Friday approved a $69 million grant to support Ghana’s efforts to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic and mitigate its socio-economic impact on the nation. The grant from the ADF, the concessional arm of the African Development Bank, would provide fiscal …

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Government seeks parliament’s approval for GH¢11.8b supplementary budget

The Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta, on Thursday requested Parliament to approve more than GH¢11. 8 billion to support government’s expenditure for remaining months of 2020. The Minister, who made the request in his mid-year budget review, said the coronavirus pandemic had led government to breach the Fiscal Responsibility Act, …

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