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Finance Minister urges Ghanaians to venture into entrepreneurship as gov’t payroll is full

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The Minister of Finance Ken Ofori-Atta has revealed that the government’s payroll is full, therefore, the youth must venture into entrepreneurship to boost the economy.

He said the role of the government is to create the enabling environment and establish micro-stability for business in the country adding that 60% of the government’s revenue is used to pay 650,000 Ghanaians.

“The future for you in regard to jobs is the most important thing for you at this stage, and we have gone through a period when most people look for a job from government or state institutions, but that payroll is full.

“I can tell you that because we are spending about 60 percent of our revenue on renumerating some 650,000 people, and that is not sustainable,” he said at the 2021 graduating class of the University of Professional Studies-Accra (UPSA).

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According to him, entrepreneurship, and credit are the important things needed in the mix to ensure sustainability for the youth and offer them an opportunity to create their own path to wealth.

Source: Pulse.com.gh

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Joey B is one of the best producers in this country but he hasn’t been credited before – Hammer

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Ghanaian artiste, Darryl Paa Kwesi Bannerman-Martin, professionally known as Joey B has been hailed by renowned music producer, Hammer as one of the country’s finest yet uncredited talents. (more…)

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Hammer took me from the ghetto and gave me a life – Edem

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Renowned Ghanaian rapper, Edem, known in private life as Denning Edem Hotor has shared his heartfelt appreciation for his mentor, Hammer, and the profound impact he has had on both his personal journey and burgeoning music career. (more…)

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I have convinced my children not to pursue music – Rex Omar

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"I stopped going to church in 1997, I don’t want to be a hypocrite" -Rex Omar

Seasoned Ghanaian Highlife artiste, Rex Owusu Marfo, popularly known as Rex Omar has revealed that he has discouraged his children from pursuing a career in music like he did. (more…)

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Hollywood made me feel like a commodity – Genevieve Nnaji

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Renowned  Nigerian actress, Genevieve Nnaji has opened up about her experiences while seeking partnerships in Hollywood following the success of her 2018 film, LionHeart. (more…)

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