The recent impasse in Parliament over the 2022 fiscal year budget has sparked a longstanding debate between Ghanaians over the leadership of President Akuffo-Addo. Many Ghanaians have shared mixed reactions over the government's decision to increase the tax net to generate more revenue by taxing the people and introducing an electronic transactions levy capped at 1.75%.
The post budget debate and discussion have excavated many issues concerning the Akuffo-Addo government. Many Ghanaians have shared mixed reactions over the policy proposals presented by the Finance Minister before the House pending "constitutional" approval. It is on record that, as we communicate now, there is a stalemate in Parliament after various protestations on the budget.
Former Chairman of the People's National Congress (PNC), Bernard Mornah has recently dropped a bombshell and sent a bold statement to President Akuffo-Addo over the tidal waves that is causing devas in the Keta South constituency and its environs. He has angrily indicated that, the failure of Akuffo-Addo to make a presence in the affected area or issue a statement to commiserate the victims is a sign of dishonesty by Akuffo-Addo.
The infamous 1.75% electronic transactions levy has attracted public criticisms after many Ghanaians shared mixed reactions over the policy proposal. Despite the attempts made by the Minority Caucus in Parliament to shoot down the policy, government through the Finance Minister has said that no plans have been made to either reduce or scrap the tax.
A former Parliamentary candidate for the People's National Congress (NDC), Honourable Desmond Twumasi Ntow has said that he breaks into laughter whenever he sees Ghana's Vice President mount a podium to address Ghanaians. He has said that, Bawumia addressing Ghanaians is an avenue and an opportunity to brag about the very little his government has achieved.
The final results for the 2021 West African Schools Certificate Examination (WASSCE) have been released. It is on record that there have been massive improvement in the results of the students after the categorisation indicated an increase in the number of students who got As and Bs in the exams.
The debate over the budget has taken another turn after the Speaker of Parliament sent a bold statement warning the Road Minister to consider reversing his decision to cease the collection of road tolls. The speaker explained categorically that, the Minister has breached parliamentary processes by stopping tolls while the budget is yet to be discussed by the House.
The former Chairman of the People’s National Congress (PNC), Bernard Anbataayela Mornah has reiterated that the African Union is becoming so useless and ineffective. Bernard Mornah made this outburst during a panel discussion Adekye Nsroma on United Television yesterday October 11, 2021. His disappointment with the Africa Union stems out of actions that in his opinion, leaders of African Union have failed to take over the years.
The former Chairman of the People's National Congress (PNC) has reiterated that Prophet Owusu Bempah of Glorious Word Power Ministry is not a "man of God" but instead, a rascal. He made this assertion on UTV's "Adekye Nsroma" today, September 13, 2021 during a panel discussion on a variety of issues making waves in the media space.
Flagbearer for the People’s National Congress, David Apasera has said his party will embark on a massive industrialization agenda to create and sustain jobs in the country if voted into power in the December election. One of the major promises on this industrialization agenda, according to him is to reintroduce the state farms agenda which will see to the cultivation of rice in local communities and also ban the exportation of crude oil by making use of the country’s oil refinery. In an interview with MX24