IMF deal may affect completion of capital projects – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has admitted that the government’s engagement with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) may affect the timely completion of some capital projects. The President said part of the conditionality with the IMF may require disruption in some of the government’s infrastructure programmes. Speaking at a meeting …

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NHIA free elderly care policy takes effect

The underlying health conditions of the elderly in all spheres of life got complicated by the global outbreak of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) disease. Appreciating that the elderly deserved maximum healthcare and reassurance, Ghana Government has activated a national program known as the ‘Free Elderly Care Policy.’ This instant healthcare policy, …

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8 persons arrested in ‘School placement for sale’ exposé

Eight persons have been arrested by the Police following JoyNews and Fourth Estate’s latest investigative piece, “School Placement for Sale” which uncovered widespread fraud in the Computerized School Selection and Placement System (CSPSS). According to editor-in-chief at Fourth Estate, Manasseh Azure, the suspects have been charged and arraigned. He, however, …

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Ghana set for world’s biggest rate hike so far this year

Ghana is poised to extend its steepest-ever phase of interest-rate hikes on Monday to put a lid on lofty inflation and shore up its currency. Most economists surveyed by Bloomberg predict the monetary policy committee will lift the key rate by 200 basis points, one forecasts an increase of 250 …

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