### Flashback: “If You Have More Than GH¢100 to Send to Your Family and Loved Ones, Then You Are Not Poor” – Ursula Owusu MP

As Ghana navigates the complex socio-economic landscape leading up to the 2024 elections, a statement made by Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, MP for Ablekuma West and Minister of Communications and Digitalisation, has resurfaced, sparking renewed debate on the nation’s economic realities. In a speech delivered in Parliament in 2021, Owusu-Ekuful controversially remarked, “If you have more than […]

scrap E-levy now if you want Ghanaians to trust you, Hon Seth Ankrah challenges Bawumia

  In a bold move targeting public trust, opposition leader Hon. Seth Ankrah has issued a formidable challenge to the government regarding the controversial E-Levy proposal. Amidst growing concerns from Ghanaians regarding the potential economic implications of the levy, Ankrah has urged the government, particularly Vice President Bawumia, to reconsider its stance. Ankrah’s call comes […]

Dr. Bawumia Announces Plan to Abolish E-Levy, Promote Cashless Transactions**

  In a significant move aimed at fostering a cashless economy, Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has declared plans to abolish the controversial electronic transaction levy (e-levy) in Ghana. The announcement was made during a press conference held at the Jubilee House earlier today. The decision to eliminate the e-levy underscores the government’s commitment to […]

Minority in Parliament Proposes Private Member’s Bill to Remove E-Levy and Betting Tax

  In a bold move aimed at addressing concerns over the controversial E-Levy and betting tax, the Minority in Parliament has announced plans to introduce a private member’s bill seeking the removal of these levies. The proposal comes amidst mounting public discontent and opposition to the implementation of these taxes, which have sparked widespread debate […]

Government Generates GH¢1.19 Billion from E-Levy in 2023, Announces Hon. John Kumah

  In a significant development for Ghana’s fiscal landscape, the government has announced that it generated GH¢1.19 billion from the controversial Electronic Transaction Levy (E-Levy) in 2023. The announcement was made by Honorable John Kumah, Minister of Finance, in a press briefing earlier today. The E-Levy, which came into effect in 2022 amidst widespread debate […]