Parliament on Friday, 26 November 2021 through a voice vote rejected the 2022 budget presented by the Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta. The much talk-about rejected 2022 budget, though its constitutionality is being challenged by the NPP caucus, has become the first time in the history of the Fourth Republic, that a budget was rejected in parliament.
Dr. Ken Ofori-Atta, the Minister of Finance presented the 2022 budget on Wednesday, 17th November 2021 and since then there have been major reactions. The 8th session of the Parliament of Ghana on Friday 26th November 2021 failed to approve the budget. It's interesting to notice that, in 1979, Hon Ken Ofori-Atta the current Financial Minister's Father Dr Jones Ofori-Atta led a campaign in rejection of the budget in parliament at that time.
Ghana's Finance Minister Ken Ofori Ata has finally spoken about his health condition and how two stubborn Diseases Changed his facial looks in a blink of an eye. He was however quick to add that despite the sickness, his DNA is still strong to go about his duties.
The Minister of Finance, Mr Ken Ofori Atta has announced new measures aimed at increasing revenue generation of government. Presenting the 2022 budget in Parliament on Wednesday, 17 November, 2022, Mr Ken Ofori Atta announced a 1.75% levy on all electronic transactions including mobile money transactions.
In an exclusive interview with Paul Adom Otchere on Good Evening Ghana show, one of the controversial questions asked was the stance and views of finance Minister Ken Ofori Ata on the pending LGBT bill before Ghana's Parliament. " You've stayed in the US for long.
CEO of Loud Silence TV, Kelvin Taylor, gladly told his viewers that he has been vindicated by Ken Ofori Atta. This was in relation to an earlier allegation that he made about the reason behind Ken Ofori Atta's absence from the country some time ago. Reacting to the revelations made by Ken Ofori Atta during his interview with Paul Adom Otchere about his liver disease, Kelvin Taylor explained that he was vindicated from the lies put up by people that he only makes malicious allegations just for views on YouTube and the subsequent revenue stream.
Perhaps, you are not aware why Finance Minister, Ken Ofori Atta desperately wanted to amend aspects of the 2022 budget statement last Friday, although he had rounded off his motion for the adoption of the government fiscal statement. The 2022 budget statement was presented to Parliament some two weeks ago.
'Come and stop me' - Tipper truck driver remanded for blocking a pedestrian road at Habitat, Konongo
The Konongo Odumase District Court Judge, Her Ladyship Priscilla Yeboah has remanded a 40-year-old tipper truck driver for aiding the death of two people; a couple. The driver Kwadwo Manu, a tipper truck operator at Konongo and nearing surroundings, was contacted by one Felix Opru to deliver rock chippings to his site on 18 October 2021.
For the first time in the history of the Fourth Republic, a budget presented by the government has been rejected by Parliament. However, this is not the first time in the history of Ghana that this has happened. The first time a budget was rejected in the history of the country was in 1979, during which Dr. Hilla Limann was the President of the country.
Nana Ofori discloses the strategy that was supposed to be used for Ghanaians to accept and embrace the tax on electronic transactions, popularly known as E- Levy. According to Nana Ofori, the strategy that was supposed to be used was to discuss the tax on electronic transactions (E- Levy) with the Ghanaians through constituency levels.
A lance corporal of the Ghana Police Service caught sexually harassing a woman in a vehicle has been arrested to answer for his offensive sexual behavior. He has been identified as General Lance Corporal Victor Antwi Yeboah and he is said to be assisting police investigations into the incident.
The Former Member of Parliament for the Binduri constituency, Dr. Kuganab-Lem Robert, has called on the Finance Minister, Ken Ofori Atta, to eat humble pie and tell us the true state of Ghana's economy through the reading of today's budget. According to him, what we have to do is to eat a humble pie and go to the IMF and world bank for the rescue of our economy.
Many issues are arising after the presentation of the 2022 Budget by Ken Ofori Atta in Parliament. There has been mixed reactions immediately after the budget presentation. Key issues included the closure of tollbooths across the country and the introduction of the E-levy meant to place a 1.75% tax on all mobile transactions from 2022.
Ghanaians slams Haruna Iddrissu over what he said to Ken Ofori-Atta concerning the 2022 budget. According to Haruna Iddrissu, Ken Ofori-Atta will go into the Guinness book of records for borrowing more money than any minister. See the post below The post above made some of the Ghanaians angry to the extend that, one of them commented by saying, Haruna Iddrissu is a lawyer but he has never on any occasion enter a court room to defend anybody before.
Popular Ghanaian Teacher,comedian and rapper Teacher Kwadwo has expressed his dipleasure in people calling him a rаpist.Teacher Kwadwo took his turn on the Delay Show and he talked about the unpleasing tag and how it all came about. According to him (Teacher Kwadwo), he made a funny post about rаpists on his social media page just for fun but the public misinterprated the post and started calling him names.
The wife of Ken Ofori Atta-Ghana’s Finance Minister, has also expressed her views on the current trending Mobile Money tax brouhaha. Following the recent announcement, that Government will be introducing a 1.75% e-levy on mobile money and electronic transactions in the country, there have been hot arguments and debates among Ghanaian.
Minister Ken Ofori-Atta and his Enterprise Group Limited colleague Keli Gadzekpo once demanded a loan from him. The request took place before the collapse of UT Financial Services, according to details preserved in his self-authored book, 'The UT Story: Humble Beginnings.' "Ken Ofori-Atta and his partner, Keli Gadzekpo came to me with their shares in Enterprise Insurance as collateral for a loan," host Kwami Sefa Kayi stated in an interview on Peace FM's Krokokoo Morning Show, reading some excerpts from the book.
Finance Minister, Ken Ofori Atta, joined Paul Adom Otchere in the Metro TV studio on the Good Evening Ghana show to deliberate on the budget which he presented to parliament. After speaking on the budget, Paul Adom Otchere queried Ken Ofori Atta on his take on the "Break the Eight" mantra and who he wanted to lead the party, that is between Alan Kyeremanten and Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia.
Kevin Taylor claims Ghanaian blogger and vlogger Kwadwo Sheldon doesn't have enough money in his account to be able to sue him. This reply came right after Kwadwo Sheldon promised to sue Kevin Taylor with his life time savings. Speaking today in on Loud Silence Television, Kevin Taylor jabs Kwadwo Sheldon, claiming he does not have enough money to sue him.
The Ghana police service has been able to arrest a bank worker in Accra. According to ACP Kwadwo Ofori the suspect is working with the bank and there is an ongoing investigations. Two robbers too were killed when they attacked a man with a pieces of Gold in Kumasi.