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Politics


Political News


  • Ghana president nominates another woman to head elections body
  • JUST IN: Former Ghana president arrives for elections
  • President unhappy with Wa Poly's delay to effect name change
  • [Photos] Ghana president in South Africa for state visit
  • Ghana president names, Jean Mensa as new head of election body
  • Ghana: President Nominates Jean Mensa As EC Boss... Nominates ...
  • Michael Boye-Anawomah obituary
  • India's Modi plans 18 new African embassies
  • Dear Akufo-Addo: This is not a sovereign referendum
  • Today in History: Ghana was declared a republic
  • China, Africa strive to build community with shared future
  • PM Abiy Ahmed travelling to the United States tomorrow
  • Ghana to open Consulate in Curacao
  • Foreign Affairs Minister in India for a working visit
  • Ghana Airways Come Back in Limbo
  • Government recognises the contribution of SMEs in Ghana's ...
  • Ghana's Economic Growth Slows as Oil, Farming Output Ease
  • Growing Mobile Penetration Creates Opportunities for Disruptive ...
  • Manufacturing sector to draw attention at Graphic Business/Stanbic ...
  • Africa's economic growth fails to create jobs – Report
  • Ghana's economy grows 6.8 percent in Q1 2018
  • Ghana's economy showing signs of positive growth - IMF
  • Ghana: At the 3rd National Policy Summit - Govt Satisfied With ...
  • Government recognises the contribution of SMEs in Ghana's ...
  • Africa50 aims to speed up infrastructure growth
  • Africa Investment Forum to de-risk investment and catalyse private ...
  • Kenya leads East Africa in access to electricity
  • Manufacturing sector to draw attention at Graphic Business/Stanbic ...
  • GCB partners Invest In Africa to support, develop local businesses
  • Parliament okays takeover of ECG
  • Don't go beyond three babies - Population Council warns
  • Ghana's population growth rate is worrying – Population Council
  • Northen Region records increasing population growth
  • Growing Mobile Penetration Creates Opportunities for Disruptive ...
  • I intend taking second wife; '3 children per couple' is a no, no ...
  • Ghana Marks World Population Day Tomorrow
  • Ghana's economy grows 6.8 percent in Q1 2018
  • Ghana records 6.8 percent economic growth for 2018 Q1
  • Ghana Places 103 In Economic Freedom Survey
  • Projected 2019 global economic slow-down to cripple African ...
  • Foreign Affairs Minister in India for a working visit
  • Ghana's exports rise to $ 8.9 billion
  • Major natural resources in Ghana
  • What's the World's Fastest-Growing Economy? Ghana Contends for ...
  • Fortify revenue mobilization to implement cap on budget deficit ...
  • Deficit to be capped at 5% of GDP from 2019 - Bawumia
  • Deficit to be capped at 5% of GDP from 2019 - Vice President
  • 'Ghost Names' Bleeding Public Purse; Let's Support Payroll Audit
  • Gov't will miss 2017 revenue targets – Minority predicts
  • Ghana Budget : Ken Ofori-Atta to present mid-year budget review ...
  • Fitch predicts 5.7% budget deficit
  • Ghana's budget deficit hovering around GH¢13.3b
  • Ghana Budget 2018: Ofori-Atta Presents Make Or Break Budget ...
  • Ghana's Debt Now GHC154.3bn
  • Ghana's debt hits GH¢154bn; reaches 63.8% of GDP
  • Ghana's debt stock hits GH¢154 billion
  • Ghana's debt hits GH¢142.5bn, reaches 69.8% of GDP
  • Ghana's debt hits distress levels - 3 years in a row
  • #CitiBizFestival: Economic Outlook comes off this morning
  • Ghana's debt hits GHC145bn
  • Ghana's debt nears distress levels – World Bank

    Ghana Leaders


    President


  • Ghana president nominates another woman to head elections body
  • [Photos] Ghana president in South Africa for state visit
  • Ghana president backs prosecution of police who assaulted woman

    Speaker of Parliament


  • Second Deputy Speaker supports reforms to increase women ...
  • The Speaker's silence and the reforms citizens need
  • Ghana youth parliament laments conduct of police

    Prime Minister


  • Michael Boye-Anawomah obituary
  • Dear Akufo-Addo: This is not a sovereign referendum
  • India's Modi plans 18 new African embassies

    Deputy Prime Minister


  • China, Africa strive to build community with shared future
  • Zimbabwe Elections: 4 Women take on 18 Men in Presidential Election
  • Dear Akufo-Addo: This is not a sovereign referendum

    Minister of Economy


  • Government recognises the contribution of SMEs in Ghana's ...
  • Planting for Food and Jobs yields 707150 metric tons of cereals and ...
  • We'll build an economy that works for every Ghanaian - Ofori-Atta

    Minister of Agriculture


  • Planting for Food and Jobs yields 707150 metric tons of cereals and ...
  • Ministry for Food and Agriculture revives extension service
  • Armyworms here to stay – Dep. Agric Minister concedes

    Minister of Culture


  • CNN Markets Ghana's Tourism Industry
  • Ghana: Rebranding in the Film Industry
  • Ghana Minister for Aviation meets Alain St.Ange from Seychelles

    Minister of Defense


  • La chiefs draw dagger at government over neglect at state functions
  • Driver Drags Health Minister To Court
  • Amissah-Arthur's funeral poster pops up

    Minister of Education


  • Double-track not AM-PM shift system – Adutwum
  • Free SHS: Ofori-Atta's 'opinion' not 'government policy' – Adutwum
  • National Education Campaign Coalition faults poor consultation on ...

    Minister of Energy


  • Parliament approves ECG concession agreement
  • CSOs front breaking over government appointments – Cudjoe
  • Parliament okays takeover of ECG

    Minister of Finance


  • GCNet donates laptops to the Ministry of Finance
  • Stop taking economic policy directions from social media- Finance ...
  • Parliament proves trade finance for COCOBOD

    Minister of Foreign Affairs


  • Foreign Ministry organises farewell luncheon for Out-going ...
  • Foreign Affairs Minister in India for a working visit
  • Foreign Minister Woos Latvian Investors

    Minister of Internal Affairs


  • Parliament remembers Atta Mills; mourns Amissah-Arthur, JH Mensah
  • Ghana Police Service: Number one in the world
  • Not 'late' Mandela, but simply Mandela

    Minister of Justice


  • Ghana's Lower courts to be merged – Chief Justice
  • Ghanaian court passes FA assets and control to government, and ...
  • State files 52 documents in NCA trial

    Minister of Health


  • Health Ministry reiterates commitment to newborn healthcare
  • Open Letter To The Minister Of Health, Ghana About The Safety Of ...
  • Ohio University helps National Theatre of Ghana get artists in SHAPe

    Minister of Infrastructure


  • BRT infrastructure was rushed – Transport Minister
  • Infrastructure deficit hits GHC30bn – Finance Minister reveals
  • Multi-sector International Exhibition Launched

    Minister of Sports


  • Ghana seeks venue change for Women's Afcon
  • "Make Ghana proud at the World Cup" - Dr. Amoah
  • Deputy Sports Minister to be reinstated on Monday - Akufo-Addo

    Director of State Security Service


  • Institutional Reforms; Ghana Police Service in perspective
  • Emergence of Private Security Industry refreshing - Police Chief
  • Police Chief Lauds Emergence Of Private Security In Ghana

    Chairman National Bank


  • Ahantaman Rural Bank grows stronger
  • NPP 'okayed' Freddie Blay's purchase of buses – Spokesperson
  • Bawjiase Area Rural Bank declares profit

    Permanent Representative to the UN


  • Sir Prince Ramsey, Guttmacher Institute and Save a Child's Heart ...
  • Akufo-Addo honours 10 pioneer Ghanaian foreign service officers
  • Ghana: Pres Honours 10 Ambassadors for Serving Ghana With ...

    Presidents Chief of Staff


  • Ghana president nominates another woman to head elections body
  • Jean Mensa, et al fit for EC job – Think Tank
  • Ban on new cars: Government clears Zongo Development Ministry ...

    Chairman of Supreme Court


  • NDC's boycott of Ghana Card will not hurt a fly
  • Two judges who recommended removal of EC heads appointed to ...
  • Justice delivery through Ghana's republics - CJs in the driving seat

    Opposition


  • Ghana Leader Names New Election Chief, Opposition Dismayed
  • Prof Gyampo criticises "payback time politics" in Ghana
  • Despite opposition, Ghana plans to build national cathedral

    Economic News and Data


    GDP

  • Ghana's economy grew by 6.8% in Q1 of 2018
  • Ghana Q1 GDP growth 6.8 pct -stats office
  • Ghana's first quarter GDP growth 6.8 percent
  • Ghana's debt hits GH¢154bn; reaches 63.8% of GDP
  • Ghana: Government forecasts 30-40% growth, over statistics update
  • Low contribution of science, cause of underdevelopment - Frimpong ...
  • Ghana's first quarter GDP growth 6.8%
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    Investment

  • Government recognises the contribution of SMEs in Ghana's ...
  • Africa50 aims to speed up infrastructure growth
  • Africa Investment Forum to de-risk investment and catalyse private ...
  • Kenya leads East Africa in access to electricity
  • Manufacturing sector to draw attention at Graphic Business/Stanbic ...
  • GCB partners Invest In Africa to support, develop local businesses
  • Parliament okays takeover of ECG
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    Demographics

  • Don't go beyond three babies - Population Council warns
  • Ghana's population growth rate is worrying – Population Council
  • Northen Region records increasing population growth
  • Growing Mobile Penetration Creates Opportunities for Disruptive ...
  • I intend taking second wife; '3 children per couple' is a no, no ...
  • Ghana Marks World Population Day Tomorrow
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    Export/Import

  • Ghana's economy grows 6.8 percent in Q1 2018
  • Ghana records 6.8 percent economic growth for 2018 Q1
  • Ghana Places 103 In Economic Freedom Survey
  • Projected 2019 global economic slow-down to cripple African ...
  • Foreign Affairs Minister in India for a working visit
  • Ghana's exports rise to $ 8.9 billion
  • Major natural resources in Ghana
  • What's the World's Fastest-Growing Economy? Ghana Contends for ...
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    Public Spending

  • Fortify revenue mobilization to implement cap on budget deficit ...
  • Deficit to be capped at 5% of GDP from 2019 - Bawumia
  • Deficit to be capped at 5% of GDP from 2019 - Vice President
  • 'Ghost Names' Bleeding Public Purse; Let's Support Payroll Audit
  • Gov't will miss 2017 revenue targets – Minority predicts
  • Ghana Budget : Ken Ofori-Atta to present mid-year budget review ...
  • Fitch predicts 5.7% budget deficit
  • Ghana's budget deficit hovering around GH¢13.3b
  • Ghana Budget 2018: Ofori-Atta Presents Make Or Break Budget ...
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    Public Debt

  • Ghana's Debt Now GHC154.3bn
  • Ghana's debt hits GH¢154bn; reaches 63.8% of GDP
  • Ghana's debt stock hits GH¢154 billion
  • Ghana's debt hits GH¢142.5bn, reaches 69.8% of GDP
  • Ghana's debt hits distress levels - 3 years in a row
  • #CitiBizFestival: Economic Outlook comes off this morning
  • Ghana's debt hits GHC145bn
  • Ghana's debt nears distress levels – World Bank
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    Recent Econ Stats

    MomentCountryEventActualPreviousConsensusForecastpreviewpupdatedreviewrupdated
    2017-05-10GHInflation Rate YoY APR0.1312.8% 0.1260
  • Ghana inflation rate for April inches up to 13%
  • Key interest rate expected to reach 7,25%
  • Food inflation to drive inflation
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