2020 Budget: Government of Ghana not introducing new taxes, according to Finance Minister, here’s why

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2020 Budget: Government of Ghana not introducing new taxes, according to Finance Minister, here’s why
<p class="">Ghana’s Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta has disclosed that the government has no plans of introducing new taxes in the 2020 fiscal year.</p> <p class="">According to him, the government will, instead, boost revenue collection to enable it to meet revenue targets.</p> <p class="">Mr Ofori-Atta said this while presenting the country’s 2020 budget statement on the […]
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Expert wants the government of Ghana to tax uncompleted residential and commercial properties in the country, here’s why

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Expert wants the government of Ghana to tax uncompleted residential and commercial properties in the country, here’s why
<p class="">Ghanaian economist, Kwame Pianim has suggested that the government should consider placing some tax elements on uncompleted residential and commercial properties in the country.</p> <p class="">According to him, the move will increase revenue mobilization and expand infrastructure in the country.</p> <p class="">Mr Pianim said this while taking his turn at the 8th Ghana Economic […]
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Here’s why President Uhuru Kenyatta’s government is taking Kenyans for a ride and the $621 million express highway won’t solve Nairobi’s notorious traffic jams

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Here’s why President Uhuru Kenyatta’s government is taking Kenyans for a ride and the $621 million express highway won’t solve Nairobi’s notorious traffic jams
<ul><li><strong>The 18.586-kilometre road project will start at JKIA and terminate at James Gichuru, along Waiyaki Way, in Westlands.</strong></li><li><strong>The mega project will be undertaken by the China Road and Bridge Corporation (CRBC). </strong></li><li><strong> The Expressway, however, doesn’t even come near to solving Kenya’s manmade crisis of traffic jams. </strong></li></ul> <p class="">On October 16th, President Uhuru Kenyatta commissioned the […]
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Deduct Tithes From Salaries, Archbishop Begs Government

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Deduct Tithes From Salaries, Archbishop Begs Government
The Archbishop of Kampala, Cyprian Kizito Lwanga, has advised the Ugandan government to deduct tithe from workers salary before they are paid. Cyprian Kizito Lwanga He stated this while delivering a mass in which he said the failure to pay tithe by members is affecting church project. “Whenever we ask for tithe, everyone gives only […]
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Federal government sets up interim committee to run NDDC

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Federal government sets up interim committee to run NDDC
The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, inaugurated the committee on Tuesday in Abuja. The post Federal government sets up interim committee to run NDDC appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.
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Convert Arik to National Carrier, AMCON MD tells Nigerian government

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Convert Arik to National Carrier, AMCON MD tells Nigerian government
Mr Kuru said his agency has retrieved Arik from the brink of collapse and restructured and positioned it on the path of growth and profitability. The post Convert Arik to National Carrier, AMCON MD tells Nigerian government appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.
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The Federal Government and Enugu Airport

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The Federal Government and Enugu Airport
President Muhammadu Buhari is known for his special regard for infrastructure development. From his days as the Executive Chairman of the defunct Petroleum Trust Fund, PTF, under the regime of the late General Sani Abacha, to his current one as Nigeria’s elected President, this much has been obvious, in spite of lean resources. Continue reading […]
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Take full benefit of government programmes, Sanwo-Olu’s wife urges women

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Take full benefit of government programmes, Sanwo-Olu’s wife urges women
<p class="">The Wife of Lagos State Governor, Dr Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu, has urged women to strategically position themselves to take full benefits of government’s programmes.</p> <h1>Mrs Sanwo-Olu gave the advice on Tuesday in Lagos at the 19th National Women’s Conference 2019, organised by Committee of Wives of Lagos State Officials (COWLSO).</h1> <p class="">The Theme of this […]
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US government wants Ghana to reinstate contract with the power distribution service or risk losing $190million

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US government wants Ghana to reinstate contract with the power distribution service or risk losing $190million
<p class="">The United State (US) government has threatened the government of Ghana to reinstate the concession agreement it had with the Power Distribution Services (PDS) or risk losing about $190 million.</p> <p class="">This follows after the government of Ghana terminated the contract it had with PDS to supply power to the southern part of the […]
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European Union applauds Ghana government for placing a $1million fine on an illegal Chinese trawler found at sea

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European Union applauds Ghana government for placing a $1million fine on an illegal Chinese trawler found at sea
<p class="">European Union delegation to Ghana has commended the government of Ghana for the fight against illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing practices.</p> <p class="">The commendation comes after the Fisheries Commission imposed a fine of $1 Million on a vessel that had juvenile small pelagic on board during the May-June closed season.</p> <p class="">The Ambassador […]
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The Ghanaian government has cleared $300m of legacy debt

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The Ghanaian government has cleared $300m of legacy debt
<ul><li>The 2018 Industry Report of the Chamber of Bulk Oil Distributors has disclosed that government has paid $300 million of outstanding legacy debt.</li><li>The government is expected to pay a total of $49.77 million by the end of 2019.</li><li>The outstanding claims at the end of 2018 comprised Real Value Factor (RVF) and Forex Loss Under Recoveries […]
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Government of Ghana is planning to establish a database registry for all mobile phones that will enter the country, here’s why

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Government of Ghana is planning to establish a database registry for all mobile phones that will enter the country, here’s why
<p class="">The Ministry of Communication in Ghana has revealed that mobile phone users living in the country will soon be required to register their handsets with a central database christened, the Central Equipment Identity Registry, which will be established soon.</p> <p class="">According to the ministry, the move will among other things, reduce the influx of […]
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