We will not seek an IMF bailout because we have the capacity to revive the economy – Ken Ofori-Atta

Finance Minister Ken Ofor-Ataa has reiterated the government’s stance on not seeking a bailout from the International Monetary Fund despite Ghana’s economic woes. He expressed confidence in the government’s prescribed homegrown solutions to get the economy to recover. Delivering his speech at the Minister’s Press briefing in Accra, he said

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Pay E-levy to help Ghanaian start-ups – Finance Ministry appeals to Ghanaians

Less than two days to the implementation of the Electronic transaction levy also known as the E-levy, the Ministry of Finance has launched a social media advocacy campaign urging Ghanaians and others to pay the E-levy to help start-up firms. In a tweet on Wednesday, April 27, 2022, the Ministry

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Why is the same government quoting different expenditure amounts for Free SHS? -Clement Apaak

Dr Clement Apaak, Deputy ranking member on the Education Committee in Ghana’s legislature has quizzed why the government has two different figures on how much has been spent on Free Senior High School (FSHS) within five years. He could not fathom why the Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta has GHC 7.62

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Anyone can go to court; stop worrying because Ghanaians have accepted the E-levy – Ken Ofori-Atta to NDC MPs

Finance Minister Ken Ofori –Ataa has called the bluff of the legal action the Minority caucus in Parliament has taken over the passage of the 1.5% electronic transaction levy. Three opposition lawmakers led by the leader of their caucus, Haruna Iddrisu, have commenced legal action at the Apex Court challenging

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Ghanaians to start paying E-levy in May – Ken Ofori-Atta

By May 2022 the government expects all systems that will make room for the smooth implementation of the E-levy to be in place. Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Ataa revealed that discussions have been ongoing with the Controller and Accountant Generals Department and the Ghana Revenue Authority in this regard. “We had

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Parliament passes E-levy under certificate of urgency

Ghana’s Parliament has on Tuesday afternoon passed the electronic transaction levy also known as the E-levy. The controversial bill has divided opinions and caused friction between the Minority and Majority MPs in the chamber. On Tuesday, the Minister of Parliament was in the chamber to push for the passage of

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Drivers to increase transport fares by 15% despite 15 pesewas reduction in fuel prices

The adjustment of fuel prices by 15 pesewas has been seen as an insult by Mr David Agboado the Public Relations officer of the Concerned Drivers Ghana. He was responding to a question on the Active Morning Show about what the reduction will do for the drivers. According to him,

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Cassiel Ato Forson mocks Ken Ofori-Atta, calls economic measures ‘cosmetic and empty’

An unimpressed legislator for Ajumako Enyan Essiam Cassiel Ato Forson has described the measures put out by Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta to save Ghanaians’ from the ailing economy as cosmetic and empty. According to him government rather just placed a moratorium on new loans and cut the 2022 foreign finance

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Government is not suspending any of its flagship programmes – Ken Ofori-Atta

The government at its much-anticipated forum to address Ghana’s economic woes by the Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta, allayed the fears of Ghanaians over the fact that its much-touted flagship programs including the Free Senior High School policy will continue to run regardless of challenges facing the economy. This is not

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