Political activist and a journalist by profession, Gabby Otchere Darko has sent a message to the minority caucus in Parliament. In Gabby's recent tweet on Twitter, he made it clear that the minority in Parliament keeps rejecting government's policy in the house. He added that the NDC failed to manage the economy and even went ahead to IMF when there was no Covid-19.
On Thursday, 7 April 2022, the Vice President of the Republic of Ghana, DR Mahamudu Bawumia took the opportunity to address the people of Ghana on the state of the economy. He made his remarkable presentation at an event organised by the NPP Youth Wing in partnership with the Danquah Institute at the National TESCON Conference, Millenium City in Kasoa Yesukrom.
Imagine for a minute, that as the CEO of your company, staff report to you that, an amount of Ghc32 million had been used for just Zoom meetings and conferences due to Covid. How would you react? That is exactly what has been discovered in Parliament as the ministry of Health reports its out turns on budgetary expenditures for the year 2021.
The State has started the most common way of paying the €1,000 Covid-19 pandemic reward - the oddball installment guaranteed in January - to forefront medical care laborers utilized by the HSE. Serve for Health Stephen Donnelly said on Friday that the tax-exempt installment would be made "quickly to the individuals who are affirmed as qualified, through the following accessible finance".
There has been the imposition of a special levy known as the COVID-19 Health Recovery Levy on goods and services, and imports (Except Exempt Supplies and Imports).This new levy is mainly to help to raise revenue to support COVID-19 expenditures.According to the Ghana Revenue Authority, this new levy, which comes into effect from May 1, 2021 will be an addition to the sales taxes we currently have.
Gabby Otchere Darko has cleared the air on the issue of the Covid-19 tax.He has made a very clarifying statement as regarding the issue.He said that the Government is not asking Ghanaians to pay for the cost of Covid-19 last year.
The Member of Parliament for the Dormaa East Constituency, Paul Twum Barimah, has indicated that the Electronic dealings Levy, popularly referred to as E-Levy can boost Ghana’s COVID-19 economic recovery. per Mr. Twum Barimah, the e-levy may be a tax live introduced by the govt.
The flagbearer of the All People's Congress (APC) in the last election, Mr. Hassan Ayariga is reportedly battling for his life in an undisclosed health facility in the country after being infected with Covid-19 According to reports available to CitizenOne, the embattled founder of APC was on life support.
President Akufo-Addo made it known that the government is targeting to vaccinate about 20 million of the total Ghanaian population. It seems that it would be difficult for the government to achieve its target as many have decided not to get vaccinated. Individuals have taken such a stand due to some myths and misconceptions around the COVID-19 vaccine.
The Communication Director for the National Democratic Congress, Sammy Gyamfi has asked the Government to stop blaming their failure on the global pandemic, COVID-19. According to him, before COVID-19 came, the economy of the country was deteriorating. He proved with digits that the fiscal deficit, public dept and other things have already moved up before the outbreak of the virus.
COVID-19 Is To Blame For These New Taxes From Nana Addo Dankwa-Akufo Addo's Government (Opinion) I am trying to find the best adjectives to describe the hypocritical tendencies of Kwesi Pratt apropos the budgetary statement read recently with the introduction of new taxes to cushion the economy. Mr. Pratt is of the
Mr Kojo Oppong Nkrumah has made clear in a press briefing on Sunday afternoon concerning the COVID- 19 Health Levy introduced by the government in the 2021 Budget Statement.
Covid-19 Levy not to recover cost of 2020 water and electricity freebies, Government reacts to claim
The Information Minister, Hounerable Kojo Oppong Nkrumah has fired critics on the fact that the government's newly introduced levy is to recover the cost of 2020 water and electricity freebies.
As part of measures to reduce the suffering of Ghanaians in the height of the deadly disease Covid-19, government in April 2020 thought it wise to offer free water and electricity for the vulnerable in the society.
FREDDIE BLAY32 Freddie Blay, NPP National Chairman Public Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Mr Freddie Blay has advocated the presentation of the COVID-19 toll and other duties in the spending proclamation for the 2021 financial year.
The host of Good Evening Ghana Paul Adom Otchere has descended on Ghanaians calling on the Akufo-Addo administration to address the country's worsening economic conditions.According to him, Ghana’s economy has been hit by the coronavirus pandemic, and that the government couldn't address all their concerns.
Government has depicted as bogus reports that it spent just GHS1.7 billion on Covid-19 related use.As per government, it spent an aggregate of GHS19 billion on the pandemic.
To combat COVID-19 transmission, countries around the world have used social distancing, travel bans, and economic lockdowns.
In April 2020, the president of Ghana, His Excellency Nana Addo Danquah Akuffo Addo announced free water and electricity package for vulnerable people in Ghana.This initiative was to help reduce the impact of Covid-19 in the country.
Almost a year and a half ago, covid 19 struck the entire world bringing economic activities to a halt.Covid 19 became a global villain and is still a villain to Humanity.