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8 months ago

  • 8 months ago

    Kayayei Taxes, Duties on Spare Sparts and other Taxes Abolished

    Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta has announced government’s decision to abolish eight taxes and reduce four others, many of which were introduced by the previous government. According to him, many of the taxes were nuisance taxes, the removal of which will ease the difficulties they imposed on Ghanaians. He explained the measures will …

  • 8 months ago

    Tourist sites to be developed to World-Class Standards- Finance Minister

    The government has set its sights on developing Ghana’s tourist sites to world-class standards. The move, according to Ken Ofori-Atta, the Minister of Finance, is part of efforts to make Ghana a preferred tourism destination as well as create jobs for the youth. Delivering President Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s first budget …

  • 8 months ago

    Ayariga ‘bribery’ Saga: NDC splits

    There is seeming tension within the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) over the bribe allegation by the party’s Bawku Central Member of Parliament (MP), Mahama Ayariga, recently. Even though the parliamentary ad hoc committee is probing the allegation, the NDC appears to have thrown its weight behind Mahama Ayariga against …

  • 8 months ago

    I was elected to get things done, not to complain- Prez. Akufo-Addo

    President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo says he would not choose the path of complaining because that is not why he was elected. He said the “overwhelming majority of Ghanaians” who voted for him in the December 7 presidential poll did not elect him to lament. He told Parliament during his first …

  • 8 months ago

    John Mahama left me just 0.4% revenue to deliver promises – Akufo-Addo

    President Nana Akufo-Addo has minced no words in stressing that President John Mahama’s undisciplined management of the economy has put his government in a very tight corner. He told Parliament at his first State of the Nation Address Tuesday, that his government has only 0.4 percent of public revenue to finance …

  • 8 months ago

    Citizen Watch : The Road Tolls are Not for Partying

    We have come a very long way as a nation but we would really not feel anything after coming this long way if we continue to ignore some of these basic things. The following are pictures of the current state of the traffic lights on Liberation Road, Takoradi.  The lights …

  • 8 months ago

    We will ‘monetise our gas’ to create a multi-billion dollar feedstock– Akufo-Addo

    President Nana Akufo-Addo has said Ghana intends monetising its gas resources from the Jubilee, TEN, and Sankofa oil fields. “Our oil and gas deposits in the Jubilee, TEN and Sankofa fields offer us the perfect opportunity to create petrochemical industries, including monetising our gas to create a multi-billion dollar gas …

  • 8 months ago

    I’m grateful to Nigerians – Buhari says

    President Muhammadu Buhari has thanked all Nigerians, “Christians and Muslims alike”, for their constant prayers and kind wishes for his health. The President made his feelings known on his Twitter handle, @MBuhari, on Wednesday night, shortly after the Senate President Bukola Saraki; Speaker, House of Representatives Yakubu Dogara and the …

  • 8 months ago

    Free SHS to begin in September – Nana Akufo-Addo

    President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has assured that his government “will fund the cost of public Senior High Schools for all those who qualify for entry from the 2017/2018 academic year onwards.” Spelling out the details of policy, “so that no one in Ghana is left in any doubts”, President …

9 months ago

  • 9 months ago

    GBC must be Ghana’s BBC – Mustapha Hamid

    The Information Minister-designate, Mustpaha Hamid says the standard of the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (GBC) must be raised to meet that of other international media houses. Appearing before the vetting committee Thursday, Mr. Hamid said “it is important that we are able to raise the standard of GBC to BBC.” The …

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