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Terkper disputes claims of frail legacy

Former Finance Minister Seth Terkper says claims by the governing New Patriotic Party that it inherited a troubled economy are not factual, but that the facts show the opposition National Democratic Congress to be better managers of the economy.

Ghana’s debt stock hits GHS273.8bn

Ghana’s total public debt stock has risen by GHS54.8 billion in the first nine months of this year, hitting GHS273.8 billion as at the end of September 2020.

Partial payment to Blackshield customers, others begins today

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) says customers of the affected fund management companies yet to receive bailout will from today, November 20, 2020, be able to access a partial package of up to GHS50,000 authorized by government.

MTN Ghana seeks approval to buy back over 1m shares

MTN Ghana will host shareholders at an Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) on Thursday, December 3, 2020, to seek shareholders approval to buy back some one million-plus shares for which applicants could not complete the transactions owing to ID issues.

Ghana signs concessional loan with Korea

Ghana on Tuesday signed an agreement with the government of the Republic of Korea, concerning the concessional loans from the Economic Development Cooperation Fund (EDCF) for the years 2020 to 2022.

Special Economic Zones in Ghana, Blessings or a Mixed Bag?

Barely a month to the December 2020 polls in Ghana, and in line with calls for issues-based electioneering, the logic and operation of Special Economic Zones (SEZs) or Free Zone enclaves in Ghana, their fiscal regimes and the wellbeing of the Ghanaian worker within them, need to make it to the economic and political basket of issues that must attract the attention of the political contenders.

Ghana signs MoU to host 2021 annual meetings of AfDB Group

The Secretary-General of the African Development Bank Group, Professor Vincent Nmehielle, says participants at the upcoming 56th annual general meeting of the AfDB, will look at articulating policies and regulations, which will ensure that African economies become robust and better prepared, to deal with disruptive occurrences like COVID-19 in the future.