2022 budget rejection: Bagbin must bow his head in shame – Majority Leader

The Majority in Parliament is accusing Speaker of the House, Alban Bagbin of unconstitutionally rejecting government’s Budget Statement and Economic Policy for the year 2022. The Speaker last Friday announced that the Budget Statement presented to the House on Finance Minister, Ken Ofori Atta has been rejected as it was put to vote despite a …

CPP: Samia doesn’t attend meetings, we call her and she never turns up – Jantuah

Samia Nkrumah since losing her seat as the Chairperson of the Convention People’s Party (CPP) has refused to participate in meetings held by the current executives of the CPP. Nana Yaa Jantuah, General Secretary of the CPP made this revelation on the ‘Ghana Yensom’ morning show hosted by Kwame Appiah Kubi on Accra 100.5FM on …

‘There won’t be any sky train in Ghana, it’s not possible’ – Peter Amewu

Minister for Railway Development, John Peter Amewu, has said government would not be able to construct any sky train in the country. According to him, it is not possible to do so. In November 2019, the government through the then Minister for the sector, Joe Ghartey, signed an agreement for the construction of the Accra …

We can’t develop Ghana without taxes – Gov’t to Ghanaians

The Akufo-Addo led administration has asked Ghanaians to bear with them on the increase in E-levy since the nation can only have meaningful developments through the collection of taxes. Addressing the media at the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Headquarters in Accra, the Deputy Minister for Finance, John Kumah explained that the new charges on MoMo …

2022 budget: Cut down extravagant, luxurious lifestyle of Akufo-Addo and unnecessary tax exemptions— Auditor to government

An auditor and a former NDC parliamentary aspirant at Cape Coast South Constituency, Mr Thomas Hughes Amissah says government’s decision to tax mobile money transactions is a lazy approach. According to Mr Amissah, who is a banker, the move defeats government’s popular slogan of “moving the economy from taxation to production.” “Government must understand that …

Stop collecting road tolls from tomorrow – Roads Ministry orders

Ministry of Roads and Highways has directed the immediate discontinuation of the collection of tolls on all roads and bridges across the country. This order according to a statement signed by the sector Minister, Kwasi Amoako-Attah is to take effect from Thursday, November 18, 2021, at 12:00am. It follows the announcement by the Finance Ministry …

Oti: DCE for newly created Guan District passes on

Mr Marlon Anipa, the first-ever District Chief Executive for the newly created Guan District in the Oti Region, has been reported dead. He is believed to have died in Hohoe on Tuesday, November 16 as confirmed by sources within the New Patriotic Party. Details of his death are yet to be known. Marlon Anipa was …

You can’t arrest Sosu; it’s an obstruction – Bagbin to Police

The Speaker of Parliament, Alban Bagbin, has stated that the Police Administration cannot arrest the Member of Parliament (MP) for Madina, Francis Xavier Sosu after they approved the Madina demonstration. Addressing the Speaker’s Breakfast Forum in Kumasi on Monday, 15th November, 2021, Mr. Bagbin described the attempts by the Police to arrest the MP as …

Bawumia Is Calm, Determined and Always Ready To Serve ~ Hon. Afenyo-Markin

The Deputy Majority Leader, Alexander Kwamena Afenyo-Markin, has heaped glowing tributes on the Vice President of the Republic, Mahamudu Bawumia. In a statement made on the floor of Parliament on Friday, 12th of November, 2021, the Effutu Member of Parliament said; “Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia is another calm character, easy of address, a determined soul, …