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  • Mar 23rd 2017

    The National Democratic Congress (NDC) Member of Parliament (MP) for Sagnarigu, A.B.A. Fuseini, has rebuffed suggestions that former President John Mahama has nothing to offer and should not lead the party as flag bearer of the party in 2020.

    He was reacting to comments by Joseph Bipoba Naabu, NDC MP for Yunyoo, who had said that former President Mahama lacked competence when he was president of Ghana, which he argued contributed to the defeat of the NDC

  • Mar 23rd 2017

    The Minority in Parliament has served notice that it is heading to the Supreme Court to challenge government's decision to cut down statutory payment to the District Assembly Common Fund (DACF).

    The National Democratic Congress (NDC) legislators are seeking the Supreme Court to interpret the difference between "total revenue" as defined in Article 252 of the Constitution and the one defined in the Local Government Act 936.

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  • Minority heads to SC over cuts in statutory funds

    The Minority in Parliament has served notice that it is heading to the Supreme Court to challenge government's decision to cut down statutory payment to the District Assembly Common Fund (DACF). The National Democratic Congress (NDC) legislators are seeking the Supreme Court to interpret the difference between "total revenue" as defined in Article 252 of the Constitution and the one defined in the Local Government Act 936.
  • Ursula hails Omane Boamah for laying solid ICT foundation in Ghana

    Mrs Ursula Owusu Ekuful, the Minister of Communications, has hailed her predecessor, Dr Edward Omane Boamah, and his team for laying a good foundation for the Ministry. She said governance was a continuous process - the present, the past and the future; “and if we don't know where we've come from, we won't have a clear idea of how to get to where we want to get to.” Mrs Owusu Ekuful made these remarks in Accra at a send-off reception to appreciate Dr Omane Boamah and his team for their good works during their tenure.
  • Cedi will continue to depreciate - Andani

    The president of Ghana Bankers Association, Alhassan Andani has cautioned that the cedi will continue to depreciate in value unless the fundamentals of Ghana’s economy are strengthened. Mr. Andani who is also the Managing Director of Stanbic Bank Ghana argued that the continuous dependency on imports at the expense of exports will continue to put enormous pressure on the local currency. The cedi has performed poorly against major currencies since the beginning of the year, losing about 6 percent of its value to the Dollar.
  • Tax Cut Won’t Impact Fuel Prices, Arrest The Cedi – Ato Forson Urges Gov’t

    Hon Cassiel Ato Forson, immediate past Deputy Minister of Finance & Economic Planning, MP for the Ajumako/Enyan/Esiam constituency and Parliament of Ghana's Ranking Member on the Finance Committee has noted that the removal of the special petroleum tax, Custom exercise and petroleum related levies by the government has no real effect on the average Ghanaian.

Politics

  • MAHAMA’S COMPETENCE NEVER IN DOUBT – ABA Fuseini

    The National Democratic Congress (NDC) Member of Parliament (MP) for Sagnarigu, A.B.A. Fuseini, has rebuffed suggestions that former President John Mahama has nothing to offer and should not lead the party as flag bearer of the party in 2020. He was reacting to comments by Joseph Bipoba Naabu, NDC MP for Yunyoo, who had said that former President Mahama lacked competence when he was president of Ghana, which he argued contributed to the defeat of the NDC
  • GARRULOUS AMOAKO BAAH GOES QUIET …As Akufo-Addo Shocks The Nation With Over A Hundred Ministerial Appointees

    The Head of the Political Science Department of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Professor Amoako Baah, who most forcefully argued a first step in addressing the economic woes of the country is to “slim down the government [because] the smaller the government, the less money we spend on the government”, has mysteriously gone quiet and has become unreachable since Mr. Akufo-Addo’s final list of Ministerial appointments became public.  
  • AKUFO-ADDO ONLY REPACKAGED MAHAMA’S FREE SHS POLICY – Lecturer

    A Senior Lecturer of Public Sector Accountancy and Finance at the Accra Technical University, Dr. Ibrahim Zubairu, has described President Akufo-Addo’s free Senior High School policy as a repackaged programme. According to him, the free SHS policy is not different from the progressively free Senior High School education that was introduced by the erstwhile Mahama administration.
  • Akufo-Addo’s 2017 Budget a Betrayal of Trust - Minority

    The  Minority leader in Parliament, Haruna Iddrisu has noted that President Akufo-Addo’s 2017 budget statement delivered by Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta on Thursday is a betrayal of the trust Ghanaians reposed in the government. According to him, the budget statement is visionless and full of fabrications. “I’m sure the Ghanaian people are expecting some further announcement outside the budget and outside of the SONA [State of the Nation Address] as to the intentions of government to lower the electricity tariffs for them. This can only mean a betrayal of the
  • DECEPTION! ...Akufo-Addo ‘scraps’ non-existent Kayayei tax & electrification levy – Kumbuor

    By Gifty Akorfa Gadas The former Honourable Member of Parliament for Nandom, Dr Benjamin Kunbuor has described the announcement by Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta that the Akufo-Addo administration had scrapped market tolls imposed on itinerant head porters (Kayayei) in its first budget statement is deceptive because such a tax does not exist. “I want it to be on record that there is no national tax on kayayei for it to be a subject of comment” remarked when asked for his comment by the media.
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