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SPENDING HERITAGE FUND NOW WON’T SOLVE GHANA’S PROBLEMS – ACEP CAUTIONS GOV’T
8th April 2020

The African Centre for Energy Policy, ACEP, says efforts by government to draw funds from the Ghana Heritage Fund to stem the spread of the Coronavirus pandemic is not acceptable. The Think Tank says the use of the Fund is ‘akin to telling...

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PIAC UNHAPPY WITH THE UTILIZATION OF THE HERITAGE FUND FOR COVID-19
8th April 2020

The Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC) has rejected attempts to use the Heritage Fund but supports the Government on the use of parts of the Stabilisation Fund to solve economic challenges emerging from COVID-19. The Committee is...

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TOUCH NOT THE HERITAGE FUND, COULD BE RECIPE FOR ABUSE – PIAC
8th April 2020

The Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC) has warned against government’s proposed amendment of the Petroleum Revenue Management Act (PRMA) in its bid to access the Ghana Heritage Fund. In a statement, PIAC said the proposal...

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PIAC CALLS ON GOVERNMENT TO REDUCE 2020 ABFA EXPENDITURE
7th April 2020

The Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC) has called on the government to review and reduce the planned 2020 Annual Budget Funding Amount (ABFA) expenditure and apply the savings to the COVID-19 Alleviation Programme. The Committee...

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DON’T UTILIZE GHANA’S HERITAGE FUND FOR COVID-19 FIGHT – PIAC WARNS GOV’T
7th April 2020

The Public Interest and Accountability Committee(PIAC) has asked government to shelve its plans of amending the Petroleum Revenue Management Act (PRMA) to access the Ghana Heritage Fund (GHF) as part of proposed fiscal measures to mitigate the...

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PIAC KICKS AGAINST USAGE OF HERITAGE FUND FOR COVID-19 FIGHT
7th April 2020

The Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC) has kicked against the government’s decision to use the Heritage Fund to finance the fight against the novel coronavirus pandemic in the country. The Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta...

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