Welcoming the Zango chief and his entourage to his palace, Nana Kweku Boateng III said it is important to initiate self-help programmes to add up to what the government is rolling out for the people of New Juaben “and this exactly what the people of Koforidua Zango are doing”.
This was to help our readers grasp with what the picture of the economy looks and what IMF program can bring to better the outlook of the economy.
World Bank has indicated that, the world faces a "human catastrophe" from a food crisis arising from Russia's invasion of Ukraine. The Bank is worried at the rate in which food prices are rising, saying it would push hundreds of millions of people into poverty and lower nutrition, if the crisis continues
The finance and energy expert, Alex Mould has, thus, summarised the liabilities of the major SOEs in the country to help in critical scrutiny of the performance of the SOEs. In the summary, it was clear that, most of the SOEs more than doubled their arrears payments or liabilities. The heavily indebted were GNPC, Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) and Electricity Company of Ghana
The Consolidated Bank Ghana, (CBG), has continued to reject the Ghana Card as a medium of identity for customers who want to use it for financial transactions.
The World Bank has released GH¢42 million through the Ghana Productive Safety Net Project 2 (GPSNP 2), to support the Government of Ghana (GoG) to pay two cycles of arrears—75th and 76th cycles—of the Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP) for 344,000 beneficiary households.
In his address, he announced the drastic easing of various restrictions including reopening the country’s land and sea borders as well as the no more negative PCR test for fully vaccinated travelers.
Currently, out of the over 11 million workers in the country, less than 2 million of them are active SSNIT contributors, leaving about nine million workers not registered on any pension scheme. Indicating that, the informal sector dominates the yet to be registered fraction.
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, who made the declaration, said empowering vocational and technical educational institutions would help produce market-ready graduates.
“I had no idea about science. My goal was to transfer and just continue my education. But not in the sciences. I realized it’s difficult to start school so I had to prioritise work. So I worked for like a year, as a cashier at Walmart, and then got a job in 2010 as a Housekeeper in a hospital.”