Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Politics

Gabby Asare Otchere Darko laments low returns from E-levy

By: Franklin ASARE-DONKOH Gabby Asare Otchere Darko has bemoaned the low revenue returns from the much-touted Electronic Transfer Levy (E-Levy). In a series of tweets Monday, June 24, 2022 He revealed that the much-touted E-Levy that was expected to inject some...

Citizens must be at centre of every decision made by government- Speaker

Story: Franklin ASARE-DONKOH Speaker of Ghana’s Parliament, Rt. Hon. Alban S.K. Bagbin, says Ghanaians must be at the centre of every decision made by the country's political leaders.  As a result, each step must reflect and meet the expectations and aspirations...

Minority insists Minister for Finance was not forthright about Covid-19 expenditure

By: Franklin ASARE-DONKOH A Deputy Ranking Member of the Finance Committee of Parliament, Mr. Isaac Adongo has challenged the figures put out by the Minister for Finance, Mr. Ken Ofori-Atta on the Covid-19 expenditure. According to the Member of Parliament (MP)...

Speaker directs Finance and Health Committee to probe COVID-19 expenditure

The Speaker of Parliament, Alban Bagbin, has directed the Finance Committee with help from the Health Committee to scrutinize Government's COVID-19 expenditure as was presented to Parliament by the Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta. After spirited contributions by Members, the...

Saglemi Housing Case: Collins Dauda, others back in Court June 26

By Beatrice Oppon The trial of two former Ministers of Works and Housing Alhaji Collins Dauda and Kweku Agyeman Mensah and three others involved in the $200 million Saglemi Housing Project has been adjourned to July 26, 2022 at the...

Government spent ¢12 billion between 2020 and 2021 on Covid-19– Ofori-Atta

By Edzorna Francis Mensah The Government of Ghana is said to have spent a total of Gh¢12,04 billion to fight coronavirus and other matters related to Covid-19 expenditure for the period of 2020/2021 financial year. In a statement to Parliament on...

Finance Minister to face 16 questions in Parliament

By Edzorna Francis Mensah The Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori Atta has been programmed to answer sixteen (16) questions on government expenditure related to the Covid-19 fund and other economic issues. The Speaker Alban Bagbin issued the directive following a plea...

Transport Minister Kwaku Asiamah narrowly escapes referral to privileges Committee of Parliament

By Bubu Klinogo The Minister for Transport, Kwaku Asiamah escaped narrowly from being referred to the Privileges Committee of Parliament for contempt. The Minister was scheduled to appear before the House to respond to some nine questions filed by some...

Kintampo South MP returns double salary

SOURCE: CITI The Member of Parliament (MP) for Kintampo South, Alexander Gyan, has returned the GH¢119,004.45 paid to him as salary for his tenure as DCE, which he vacated in 2021, according to a memo at the Controller and Accountant...

GJA Aspirants placed on ballot, ready for elections on Friday

Aspirants for the Ghana Journalists Association’s (GJA) National Executives’ positions have balloted for their places on the ballot paper to be used for the election slated for 24 June 2022. Eleven Aspirants balloted under four categories – Presidential, General Secretary,...

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Paracetamol is the most abused painkiller- Dr. Nii Lante

By Seli Baisie A Physician Specialist, Dr. Nii Lante Okunka Blankson says the most commonly abused painkiller is paracetamol. This, according...

End your demonstration at 4 pm – Court to Arise Ghana group

By: Franklin ASARE-DONKOH Her Ladyship Comfort Kwasiwor Tasiame has directed Arise Ghana organisers of the #KromAyeShe demonstration to end their public protests at 4 pm...

Ambassador Gambila of Burkina Faso cautions youth against fake promises of greener pastures abroad

Ghana’s Ambassador to Burkina Faso, Boniface Gambila has expressed worry about the youth who get deceived by unknown people to travel to Burkina Faso...

Gabby Asare Otchere Darko laments low returns from E-levy

By: Franklin ASARE-DONKOH Gabby Asare Otchere Darko has bemoaned the low revenue returns from the much-touted Electronic Transfer Levy (E-Levy). In a series of tweets Monday,...

Eggstra-O Campaign roadshow makes a stop in Ho

By Tilda Acorlor The Project Lead of the Eggstra-O Campaign, Ndidi Fordjoe says women and children must eat eggs to grow well and healthy. She...