A mid- year budget review and a supplementary budget, was today presented to parliament by Finance Minister, Seth Terkper. To help run programmes and policies for the rest of the year, 2016, government, after carefully revising the 2016 budget has asked Parliament to approve Ghc1.8 billion.
One of the most powerful families in the country is that of the Rawlingses. Former President J. J. Rawlings is the longest-serving Head of State in the history of the country, with a number of landmark achievements to his credit.
The flagbearer of the Progressive People’s Party (PPP) Dr Papa Kwesi Nduom has called on fishermen across the country to reject politicians who only bring them outboard motors and other fishing equipment in election years and abandon them after they win the elections. According to Dr Nduom, some politicians see fishermen as ‘foolish’ and only think of them during election periods.
Carlos Kingsley Ahenkorah, Tema West parliamentary candidate for the New Patriotic Party (NPP) says he is unhappy that his efforts and moves to make peace with Irene Naa Torshie Addo, the incumbent Member of Parliament for the area, including following her up to church, have not yielded the needed results.