Central Bank losses: Potential impact on the economy

The possibility of central bank losses may look like a “science fiction story” in most developed countries. It is indeed expected that a central bank carrying out traditional central banking functions in a stable macroeconomic environment will make profits. However, in the unstable macroeconomic environment of many developing countries like Ghana, central bank losses have […]

Government announces settlement of dollar-denominated DDEP

Government has announced the successful settlement of the Domestic Debt Exchange Programme (DDEP) in respect of the its U.S. dollar-denominated bonds.  A release issued by the Ministry of Finance said the successful result was a significant achievement for the government as it pursues its macroeconomic stabilisation policies under the IMF-supported Post-COVID-19 Programme for Economic Growth […]

I’ll give NDC showdown: Dr Bawumia – NDC reacts

A flag bearer aspirant of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Vice-President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, has stated that he will give the National Democratic Congress (NDC) and its presidential candidate, John Dramani Mahama, a “showdown” in the December 2024 general election. Dr Bawumia said this during a meeting with NPP delegates in the Nkwanta South Constituency […]

Boats, planes and armoured train: How Kim Jong Un travels abroad

North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un is reportedly on his way to Russia’s port city Vladivostok via bulletproof train to meet President Vladimir Putin. In line with a long-standing tradition among North Korean leaders, Mr Kim will likely spend over 20 hours travelling some 1,180km (733 miles) on the slow-moving locomotive – said to include a restaurant […]

Morocco earthquake: Villagers’ hopes waning in search for survivors

Rescuers in Morocco have been using their bare hands as desperate search efforts continue for survivors of Friday’s powerful earthquake. A total of 2,681 people are known to have died in the tremor – the country’s deadliest in 60 years. Morocco’s government is under pressure to accept more international aid, as rescuers battle with exhaustion. […]


TRANSPARENCY FAIRNESS INTEGRITY PRESS RELEASE ELECTORAL COMMISSION GHANA 11′ September, 2023 2023 VOTERS REGISTRATION EXERCISE The Electoral Commission wishes to inform the General Public that the 2023 Voters Registration Exercise begins on Tuesday, 12′ September, 2023 and ends on Monday, 2nd October, 2023. The Registration takes place at all the 268 District Offices of the […]