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General News of Sunday, 30 September 2018


PLAYBACK: The Big Issue on Citi TV

The Big Issue airs on Saturdays from 09:00 am GMT to 12:00 GMT play videoThe Big Issue airs on Saturdays from 09:00 am GMT to 12:00 GMT

On The Big Issue this Saturday, some discussions were centered on some stories that made headlines within the week. These include IMF completes review of Ghana's economy, Menzgold resumes payments to investors, as well as Martin Amidu's lamentations over the lack of legislation for Special Prosecutor's Office.

Speaking as a panelist on the show, financial analyst, Sydney Casely-Hayford, believes Ghana’s current economic growth has nothing to do with its program with the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

According to him, the macroeconomic achievements and the performance of the economy are solely due to the government’s efforts.

Also, former presidential staffer and member of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Kojo Adu-Asare, is asking Vice President Dr. Mahamadu Bawumia to resign from office over the donation of expired food items to flood victims in the Upper West Region on behalf of the government.
Mr. Adu-Asare said no other individual than the Vice President should be blamed for the incident and as such, he must resign.

Selorm Adonoo and his panelists Sydney Casely-Hayford - financial analyst, Franklin Cudjoe CEO of IMANI Ghana, Kojo Adu-Asare - former presidential staffer, Eric Amoako Twum – Member of NPP Communications Team reviewed the stories making headlines.

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