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Yaw Frempong Ampomah posted a blog post


Penplusbytes, on Wednesday, December 17, 2014, paid a visit to the Teshie Orphanage in Accra where they donated assorted items including food and drinks, bags of rice, toiletries and more.The gesture which forms part of the Institute's corporate social responsibilities comes in response to the need to contribute to making the…See More
Yaw Frempong Ampomah posted a blog post

Penplusbytes Elects a New Board Chair

At its recently held meeting, Penplusbytes Board of Directors, has elected Mr.Bryan Pearson, an international publisher to steer the affairs of the organisation as board…See More
Olusegun Abolaji Israel Ogundeji updated their profile
Dec 12
Yaw Frempong Ampomah posted a blog post

Citizens must monitor budget implementation

The Executive Director of the  Financial Accountability and Transparency-Africa (FAT-Africa), Mr Albert Kan Dapaah, has stated that it is important for Ghanaians to monitor the implementation of national budgets.That, he said, will allow people at the grassroot to fully participate in the budget’s implementation and not make them  mere listeners during budget readings on the floor of Parliament.He was speaking at a public budget reading forum in Kumasi as part of activities of a project…See More
Dec 8
Yaw Frempong Ampomah posted a blog post

#HackAgainstEbola ends in Accra

On November 19 and 20th, the Global Editors Network and Penplusbytes invited 7 teams from the Ghanaian media to participate in a competition on media innovation called #HackAgainstEbola, supported by OSIWA and Google, and two local sponsors Dalex and Internet Solutions. Each team was composed of a journalist, a designer and a developer, and they had two days to…See More
Nov 24
Yaw Frempong Ampomah posted a blog post

Scrap fuel subsidies -- Kan-Dapaah

Albert Kan-Dapaah, immediate past-Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee of parliament, says subsidising petroleum products in any form by government has a tendency to ruin the country’s fiscal stability management, and must therefore not be tolerated anymore.He said it has become economically prudent for Ghana to totally scrap costly fuel subsidies to help restore fiscal stability after the country has been burdened with overshooting budget deficit targets over the years.Ghana’s budget…See More
Nov 14
Yaw Frempong Ampomah posted a blog post


In order to stimulate citizens’ interest to meaningfully participate in contributing to a national budget that seeks their own welfare, Financial Accountability and Transparency Africa (FAT Africa) and Penplusbytes is undertaking a roadshow to make national budget information readily accessible to citizens through the publication of Citizen Friendly Budget version presented in a language devoid of technical jargons and in a format that ordinary people can understand.This roadshow taking place …See More
Nov 11
Yaw Frempong Ampomah posted a blog post

Penplusbytes join Civil Society Organisations to Launch Platform on IMF Bailout

Civil Society Organisation (CSO) Platform on the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Bailout to Ghana was launched in Accra on Tuesday.It was meant to engage citizens on issues concerning the bailout negotiations and areas that government must be keenly interested in, to the benefit of all.Mr. Joe Winful, Chairman of the CSO Platform,…See More
Nov 3


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Adu Koranteng - Featured Member for September

Started by Yaw Frempong Ampomah Sep 1.

IFEJ-Flamingo Award for Financial Journalism closes on Sept 12

Started by Yaw Frempong Ampomah Aug 27.

Did you know you can shape Ghana’s 2015 budget?

Started by Yaw Frempong Ampomah Aug 26.




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