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‘You can’t sit lazily in your air-conditioned office to tax MoMo’ – Avedzi slams Ofori-Atta

The Deputy Minority Leader, James Klutse Avedzi, wants the Minister for Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta, to devise innovative strategies to shore up revenues instead of the electronic transfer levy. According to him, the e-levy is a lazy approach to taxation especially...

Driver Union gives government one week to reduce taxes on fuel

The National Concern Drivers Association of Ghana has given government a one week ultimatum to reduce taxes on fuel “or dance to the tune we will play”. The group said “we have noticed keenly that, all effort for the government...

Peg monetary policy at 10% to encourage youth entrepreneurship – ACEYE to gov’t

In order to promote and encourage youth entrepreneurship across the country, an independent and non-partisan policy think tank the Africa Centre for Entrepreneurship and Youth Empowerment (ACEYE), has called on government to reduce the monetary policy rate from 14.5%...

Covid-19 protocols reviewed at KIA for international travelers

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has made certain changes to its international travel regulations through Kotoka International Airport. The Service deems it necessary based on the resurgence of Covid-19 cases in the wake of the new Omicron variant. “The current increase...

Be price sensitive and choose retailers wisely – NPA cautions consumers

The National Petroleum Authority (NPA) has urged consumers to be price sensitive and ensure they are served the right quantities of fuel at the pumps amid the decline in fuel prices. Mr Mohammed Abdul-Kudus, Communications Manager, NPA, in an interview...

There’s no revision to 1.75% E-levy – Ofori-Atta

The Minister of Finance, Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, says there is no revision of the 1.75 per cent E-levy because of serious fiscal implications. “We will continue our consultations with the Minority Caucus in Parliament and other relevant stakeholders with a...

12 young green entrepreneurs, businesses receive over GHC1 million matching grant

Twelve green businesses and entrepreneurs from the Ashanti and Western Regions have received a combined matching grant of GHC 1.17 million under the 2021 GrEEn Innovation Challenge. The GrEEn Innovation Challenge is part of the Boosting Green Employment and Enterprise Opportunities...

UPSA,NSS, Innohub join efforts to train entrepreneurs

The University of Professional Studies (UPSA) is to start a Venture Lab Entrepreneurial Programme to support graduate entrepreneurs to incubate their business ideas into sustainable startups for 12 months during their National Service. This follows a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)...

Ghana announces tax incentives for Belgian investors

Ghana has announced some tax incentives to 29 Belgian investors exploring business opportunities in the country. The Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry, Mr Herbert Kapa, in a keynote address at an information session on Business Opportunities in Ghana, said...

Transport operators suspends strike

Commercial transport operators have suspended their sit down strike started in the morning of Monday December 6, 2021. The decision to suspend the strike according to Ghana Private Road Transport Union of TUC Ghana (GPRTU) is as a result of...
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LGBTQ+ community is not funding National Cathedral project – Rev. Kusi Boateng

The secretary to the board of trustees of the National Cathedral Secretariat Rev. Kusi Boateng, has denied rumours that...