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Ghanaians Get Additional Six Months of Free Electricity Supply

Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta on Thursday announced the extension of free water and electricity supplies to consumers. The relief package was instituted by the government in response to the economic and social challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic. The period for water, which ended in May 2020, would be extended for …

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COVID-19: Ghana Records US$2.350bn Fiscal Deficit

Ghana has recorded revenue shortfall of GH¢13.6 billion ($2,350,224,160.00) and an unanticipated “but necessary” expenditures of approximately GH¢11.7 billion due to COVID-19, Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, the Minister of Finance, has said on Thursday. “…This will result in a projected fiscal deficit of 11.4 per cent of GDP…This is above the …

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