NPP’s Afenyo-Markin blocks passage of Anti-LGBTQ bill over custodial sentence for culprits.

  In the bustling chambers of the Ghanaian Parliament, tension brewed as the contentious Anti-LGBTQ bill loomed over the legislative agenda. Honorable Afenyo-Markin, a seasoned lawmaker known for his principled stance and unwavering convictions, found himself at the center of the storm. The bill proposed harsh penalties for individuals perceived to be promoting or engaging […]

Nana Kwame Bediako Advocates Positivity: “Bringing People Down Does Not Pay You Anything”

  Renowned Ghanaian entrepreneur and philanthropist, Nana Kwame Bediako, delivered a powerful message urging individuals to embrace positivity and collaboration rather than engaging in actions that bring others down. In an inspirational address, Nana Kwame Bediako emphasized, “Bringing people down does not pay you anything. In a world that thrives on unity and collective progress, […]

Government begins implementation of VAT on Electricity Tariffs.

IMPLEMENTATION OF VALUE ADDED TAX (VAT) ON THE SUPPLY OF ELECTRICITY ABOVE THE LIFELINE FOR RESIDENTIAL PURPOSE As part of the implementation of the Government’s Medium-Term Revenue Strategy and the IMF-Supported Post Covid-19 Programme for Economic Growth (PC-PEG), the implementation of VAT for residential customers of electricity above the maximum consumption level specified for block […]

Okudzeto Ablakwa Exposes Akuffo Addo and Finance Minister on Akosombo Dam spillage Amid Ecowas supported Affected Communities

Why has the Akufo-Addo/Bawumia government concealed from Parliament and the Ghanaian people that they had additionally applied to ECOWAS for financial support for the Akosombo dam spillage flood victims? Intercepted documents from the ECOWAS Commission show that ECOWAS has approved US$200,000.00 (GHS2.4million) following Ghana’s application. When Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta presented the 2024 Budget on […]

Speaker Alban Bagbin Challenges Notion: “IMF has never supported any society to develop”

  Ghana’s Speaker of Parliament, Alban Bagbin, has sparked a debate by challenging the conventional belief that the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has been instrumental in supporting societal development. Bagbin’s remarks, made during a recent session, have drawn attention to the complexities of international financial assistance and its impact on the development trajectory of nations. […]

Government Introduces Rental Tax: 5% VAT on Rents Starting 2024

  – In a significant fiscal policy shift, Ghanaians looking to secure rental accommodations will face a new financial obligation starting next year, as the government introduces a 5% flat Value Added Tax (VAT) on rental properties. This announcement, made by the Finance Ministry, has sparked discussions across the nation, with citizens expressing a mix […]