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NDC Economic Expert Storms GTV Studios With One Question For Bawumia To Answer

The presentation on the state of the economy by Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia is still trending as communicators of Ghana’s two biggest political parties try to out debate each other over the content of the lecture. Communicators of the government argue that Bawumia has vindicated himself by presenting an extraordinary lecture.

  1 month ago ago
NDC Economic Expert Storms GTV Studios With One Question For Bawumia To Answer

POLITICS

The 13 NPP MPs who nearly set Parliament on ‘Fire’ before the recess

As the stalemate over the controversial e-levy raged on without solution, one of the wisest counsel that Speaker Alban Bagbin gave was to refer the matter back to the Finance Committee of Parliament for further refitting and necessary adjustments. Indeed, onto the Finance Committee, the e-levy was relayed.

  4 months ago ago
The 13 NPP MPs who nearly set Parliament on ‘Fire’ before the recess

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Bawumia Delivery's was Factual, Says Chairman of Parliament's Finance Committee -Kwaku Kwarteng

Kwaku Kwarteng the Chairman of Parliament's finance committee has applauded the Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia in his address regarding the state of the economy on Thursday. According to his point of perspective, the vice president's message was premised on the indisputable facts, which demonstrate the government's effort at building a vigorous and developed economy, and hence the need for all persons to rally behind the government's planned recovery programmes.

  1 month ago ago
Bawumia Delivery's was Factual, Says Chairman of Parliament's Finance Committee -Kwaku Kwarteng

POLITICS

Minority MPs block another €20m facility over lack of quorum

Minority 'capture' advance endorsement two times this week Lack of majority influences advance endorsement in Parliament Parliament has twice this week, neglected to support one more credit between the public authority of Ghana and the Federal Republic of Germany which was put before the House. This was because of absence of majority for navigation.

  2 months ago ago
Minority MPs block another €20m facility over lack of quorum

POLITICS

Isaac Adongo Explains Why Minority in Parliament Cannot Reject The Entire 2022 Budget

The Member of Parliament for Bolga Central constituency, Isaac Adongo has hinted what is likely to happen in Parliament with respect to the approval of the 2022 budget. Although the Minority leader and a host of MPs from the minority caucus have categorically indicated that they are not in support of the Electronic Levy, Mr Adongo said it is not possible to single out only that item and vote against it based on the rules of Parliament.

  5 months ago ago
Isaac Adongo Explains Why Minority in Parliament Cannot Reject The Entire 2022 Budget

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Hardships In The Country Not Akufo-Addo's Fault - Stephen Amoah Tackles John Mahama

Dr. Stephen Amoah, Nhyiaeso MP and an individual from the Finance Committee in Parliament, has exposed John Dramani Mahama's cases that Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has fumbled Ghana's economy more than ever. Talking on Joy FM's News Night program, the previous Chief Executive Officer of the Micro Finance and Small Loans Centre (MASLOC) notwithstanding recognizing that there is difficulty in the nation, expressed that something is occurring around the world and the current organization can't be faulted for that.

  1 month ago ago
Hardships In The Country Not Akufo-Addo's Fault - Stephen Amoah Tackles John Mahama

POLITICS

Alban Bagbin back from Dubai

Speaker of Parliament Alban Sumana Kingsford has returned from the United Arab Emirates (UAE), where he had been for a medical examination since January 29. After a previous assessment in November of last year, Speaker Bagbin left for this one. He appeared in the House in the same clothing that he departed on Friday, January 28, after announcing his intention to communicate with his outfits when the House reopened for this Meeting.

  3 months ago ago
Alban Bagbin back from Dubai

POLITICS

Cedi performance: NPP’s worst is NDC’s best – Former NPP MP

Fuseini Issah, a former Member of Parliament for OkaiKwei North, says the New Patriotic Party (NPP) has done a good job regulating the performance of the local currency, the cedi, versus international trade currencies, particularly the dollar. On Friday, February 18, he remarked on TV3's New Day that the cedi's worst performance under the NPP administration is better than the previous National Democratic Congress (NDC) administration.

  2 months ago ago
Cedi performance: NPP’s worst is NDC’s best – Former NPP MP

POLITICS

I Am Disappointed In Your Posturing: Ghanaian Tells Bernard Avle As He Interviewed NDC MP

Deputy Ranking member of the Finance Committee in Parliament, Isaac Adongo, who is also a member of Parliament made an appearance in the studios of Citi TV. Speaking with Bernard Avle during a live interview, Isaac Adongo reiterated the stance of the Minority on the introduction of the e-levy and the removal of the road tolls.

  5 months ago ago
I Am Disappointed In Your Posturing: Ghanaian Tells Bernard Avle As He Interviewed NDC MP

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Ghana: 1000 MoMo transactions per second in Ghana at the moment – Adu Boahen

According to the data available, Ghana is experiencing 1,000 mobile mobile (MoMo) transactions per second, said Finance Minister Charles Adu boahen. The government wants only a small share," he said at the Good Evening Ghana Show on Thursday, January 20th. On the other hand, regarding E-levy`s proposal, the Treasury (MoF) said that sound discussions in lively parliament are an important part of Ghana's growing democratic credentials and should never be seen as a financial risk.

  3 months ago ago
Ghana: 1000 MoMo transactions per second in Ghana at the moment – Adu Boahen

POLITICS

Finance Committee Of Parliament Finally Approve E-levy For Consideration

It appears the controversial Electronic Levy also known as E-levy is heading for passage by Parliament. This was after 25 member finance Committee of the House approve the bill by majority decision for consideration by the plenary. The finance Committee is made up of 12 members from the Majority side and 12 members from the Minority side voted for the electronic levy to be considered under an urgent certificate.

  4 months ago ago
Finance Committee Of Parliament Finally Approve E-levy For Consideration

POLITICS

Finance Committee supports E-demand, Minority intends to cast a ballot against it.

The Finance Committee has supported E-demand, yet the National Democratic Congress (NDC) Minority Caucus in Parliament has given the sign that it will cast a ballot against the Electronic Transaction Bill, 2021 (E-Levy) when it is put before the House. Dr Cassiel Ato Forson, a Member of the Minority and Ranking Member on the Finance Committee, said the 137 Minority MPs would cast a ballot against the Motion in light of the fact that the Bill could incur difficulty for the standard Ghanaian whenever passed.

  4 months ago ago
Finance Committee supports E-demand, Minority intends to cast a ballot against it.

ECONOMY-FINANCE

We Will Fight For The Ordinary Ghanaian And Ensure That E-levy Dies - Ato Forson

A government can bring some new set of rules in order for the country to make more IGFs or Internally Generated Funds. These rules can be in the form of increment in the amount of tax that is placed on the goods and services in the country. Sometimes, the new rules may not be favorable but in all things they may have to be paid.

  4 months ago ago
We Will Fight For The Ordinary Ghanaian And Ensure That E-levy Dies - Ato Forson

POLITICS

Parliament of Ghana found Guilty of Oversight Neglect over Last Day Tax Exemption Approvals

The blanket approval of Tax incentives to business entities by Parliament without any proper statistical evidence of the purported benefits accruing to the state and the proper monitoring systems put in place to ensure accountability, continues to raise concerns about Parliament’s oversight responsibility in granting these Tax Incentives. Especially when they are pushed through at the very last day of Parliamentary sitting.  “As if you were in my last meeting with Parliamentarians of the Finance Committee

  1 year ago ago
Parliament of Ghana found Guilty of Oversight Neglect over Last Day Tax Exemption Approvals

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Prez. Addo's Gov't Has Mismanaged Ghana's Economy And Responsible For 60% Of Total Public Debt

Hit the FOLLOW button to receive newly published articles. LIKE and SHARE the article. The state of the country's economy has raised some concerns among individuals. Many have expressed their opinions about the situation the country finds itself in. Hon. Dr. Cassiel Ato Forson, a Ranking Member on Finance Committee of Parliament also expressed some concerns about the country's economic state.

  9 months ago ago
Prez. Addo's Gov't Has Mismanaged Ghana's Economy And Responsible For 60% Of Total Public Debt

POLITICS

No walk out of parliament as finance minister tables $100,000 loan each for the 275 MPs for cars.

When it comes to issues of conditions of service for themselves, there is no opposition in Ghana's parliament as both side of the house will wholeheartedly agree to any deal despite any repercussions on the economy of the state. There are countless occasions when members of parliament have staged a walk out on even issues that could impact Ghananians positively but not issues pertaining to their wages and conditions of service as both sides of the house become one and agree wholeheartedly to each other views.

  10 months ago ago
No walk out of parliament as finance minister tables $100,000 loan each for the 275 MPs for cars.

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Another loan agreement worth $28 on the floor of Parliament to procure cars for MPs

The Minister for Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta, has placed a loan agreement of $28 million before the floor of Parliament. This loan is to help procure 275 vehicles for the 8th parliament members. In a report filed by Citinews, in the papers presented to Parliament, the loan will be sourced from the National Investment Bank, NIB.

  10 months ago ago
Another loan agreement worth $28 on the floor of Parliament to procure cars for MPs

POLITICS

How Parliamentarians waived $832m in taxes for MPS without seeing the contract documents

Africa Confidential, a Pan-African news magazine, claims Ghanaian MPs allowed charge occasions and other speculation motivating forces worth US$832 million to Meridian Port Services (MPS) without knowing the agreement.The motivators covered a time of 10 years.

  1 year ago ago
How Parliamentarians waived $832m in taxes for MPS without seeing the contract documents

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Ghanaians are suffering as a result of Nana Addo's poor management, not Covid -- Dr. Ato Forson

Dr. Cassiel Ato Forson, a Ranking Member of Parliament's Finance Committee, has lamented Ghana's economic state, which he claims has resulted in extreme suffering among the Ghanaian people. The poor state of the economy, which he described as the worst in recent memory, is the result of mismanagement by the Akufo-Addo-Bawumia government, not the Covid-19 pandemic, as some had been led to believe.

  9 months ago ago
Ghanaians are suffering as a result of Nana Addo's poor management, not Covid -- Dr. Ato Forson

POLITICS

There are truly believable people in NPP who can turn our nation's finance around - Isaac Adongo

There are 'truly believable' individuals inside the administering New Patriotic Party (NPP), who can take the most difficult task of turning our nation's accounts around, Bolgatanga Central MP Isaac Adongo has said.

  1 year ago ago
There are truly believable people in NPP who can turn our nation's finance around - Isaac Adongo