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2017 budget: Highlights of tax reliefs

Government has introduced a number of tax reliefs in the 2017 budget statement and economic policy, the Finance Minister, Mr Ken Ofori-Atta has announced. Below are some highlights of various taxes that have been abolished...

Gov’t to introduce digital addressing system to protect lands, other properties

The Akufo-Addo government would introduce a national digital property addressing system to protect lands and other properties of citizens. Presenting the 2017 Budget Statement to Parliament Thursday, Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Attah said this is aimed...

Work begins on $ 600 million gas terminal project at Kpone

The management of Quantum Power Ghana Limited has cut the sod for the construction of a Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) terminal in Ghana to support power generation in the Kpone Power Enclave. The $600 million...

Air France inaugurates Accra-Paris route

Air France is likely to open 27 new destinations in the African sub-region in 2017 as it inaugurates its Accra-Paris route, Tuesday, February 28, 2017. CEO of Air Franc- KLM and Chairman of Airfrance Jean-Marc...

Quantum Power cut sod for first FSRU in Tema

As part of efforts to provide Ghana with the option of a reliable and cheaper power to power its thermal plants for the next decade, Quantum Power, a pan African energy infrastructure investment platform...

Tax reforms, debt management to dominate 2017 Budget – GN Research

The President of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo, in his state of the nation address last week assured Ghanaians that the 2017 budget will bring the economy back on the path of sustainable growth and development. Ghanaians...

Ghana Faces Budget Bind; Unplanned Spending Roils Investors

Ghana’s new finance minister faces having to fulfill election pledges to spend more on education and job creation while trying to raise investor confidence eroded by fears about the nation’s finances. After promises of free...

Your Business Is Safe With Us – Bawumia to Investors

The Vice President, Alhaji Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, has assured the international business community that Ghana is a safe, investor friendly country to do business. The Akufo-Addo government, he said, is looking to empower and partner...

‘Koobi’ Sellers deny use of Formalin to preserve fish

Salted tilapia, aka ‘Koobi’, sellers have called on Ghanaians to disregard reports circulating in the media that ‘Koobi’ is poisonous. Reacting to a statement attributed to the Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, Prof....

Cedi loses ground to 3 currencies

The cedi lost grounds to the three major international currencies in the week ending February 24.Despite coming under pressure, the greenback appreciated by 2.88 per cent against the Ghana cedi. The local currency closed trading...
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