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IMF team to arrive in Accra on Wednesday 

Officials of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) are expected to arrive in the country on Wednesday, July 6th to begin negotiations with the government on the bail-out the Akufo-Addo administration is seeking.

IMF bailout: E-levy will not be scraped off – Kweku Kwarteng

The Chairman of the Finance Committee of Parliament, Kweku Kwarteng says E-Levy will not be scraped off despite suggestions from a section of the public that Ghana’s decision to go to the IMF for a bailout would lead to the scrapping of the unpopular E-levy tax.

GH¢61m lost to Banking, SDI and EMI fraud in 2021

The total losses to fraud suffered Banking, Specialised Deposit-Taking Institutions (B&SDI) and Electronic Money Issuers in 2021 amounted to GH¢61million as compared to GH¢25 million in 2020.

Prices of petrol, LPG to go down by 4% – IES

Consumers of petroleum products, can heave a sigh of relief as the price of petrol is expected to go down by about 4 percent per litre at the various pumps in the 1st pricing window of July.

GIRSAL earmarks GH¢2bn lending capital in 5 years

The Ghana Incentive-Based Risk-Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (GIRSAL) is pledging a capital injection of GH¢2billion from now till 2027 in support of financial institutions’ lending to players in the agricultural sector.