Saturday, November 27, 2021

PPA makes savings of GHC2.3bn – Finance Ministry

The Public Procurement Authority, PPA had made savings of 2.3 billion cedis between 2019 and 2021, the finance ministry has revealed. Speaking at the 10th Annual Public Forum of the PPA, on the THEME: “Public...

BoG raises policy rate to 14.5 per cent

The Monetary Policy Committee (MPR) of the Bank of Ghana has increased its policy rate by 100 basis points from 13.5 per cent to 14.5 per cent, citing inflationary pressures. “Inflationary pressures are becoming embedded...

Reject outrageous 2022 Budget – FixtheCountry Movement to Parliament

A Pressure Group, Fix the Country Movement has asked Parliament to reject the 2022 Budget and Economic Policy of the Government presented by the Minister for Finance, Ken Ofori Atta because it was not...

E-levy will collapse cashless system – Consumer Advocacy Center to Gov’t

A Policy Think Tank, Consumer Advocacy Center (CAC), has predicted that the digital financial ecosystem might fail if the government does not review the GHC1.75 E-levy on electronic transaction downwards. In a statement signed by...

Ghanaians are most taxed people in West Africa – A.B.A Fuseini

The Member of Parliament (MP) for Sagnarigu in the Northern Region, Alhaji Alhassan Bashir Fuseini, has disclosed that the abolition of the road tolls as announced by the Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta in...

Ho: AGI commends gov’t for benchmark value policy reversal

Chairman for the Volta, Eastern, and Oti Chapters of the Association of Ghana Industries (AGI), Mr. Dela Gadzanku has commended the government's decision to reverse its benchmark value policy, noting that the decision will...

YouStart: Target graduates with ideas not party supporters – Economist

An Economist and Research Fellow with the Institute of Fiscal Studies, Dr. Saeed Boakye has called on the government to target people with the best ideas who would apply for the YouStart fund. Speaking to...

E-Levy: Anyone who transacts over Ghc100 a day is not poor – Ursula

The Minister for Communications and Digitalisation, Ursula Owusu Ekuful, says anyone who transacts more than 100 Ghana cedis on Mobile money a day cannot be described as a poor person and must be subject...

Gov’t likely to raise 500m monthly from MoMo levy – Ursula

The Minister for Communications and Digitalisation, Ursula Owusu Ekulful, has revealed that the government is likely to raise over Ghc500 million a month from the newly introduced E-Trasanctions levy. The Communications Minister added that the...

NDC MPs threaten to reject 1.75% MoMo levy

The minority MPs in parliament have threatened to reject new taxes announced by Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, in the 2022 budget presentation. Ofori-Atta announced the scrapping of road tolls and the introduction of E-levy to...
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