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‘Talkative’ Amidu likely to be charged for causing financial loss to the state – Asiedu Nketia

General Secretary of the opposition National Democratic Congress(NDC), Johnson Asiedu Nketia has described the Special Prosecutor, Mr. Martin A.B.K. Amidu as a talkative, who is likely to be charged for causing financial loss. He said he might be the one likely to be charged after his tenure of office as nothing shows he is working. According to him, after his ...

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Church tax proposal vague – Rev. Asante

Rev. Prof. Emmanuel Asante, the Presiding Bishop of the Methodist of Church Ghana, has said there is not much clarity on the proposal to tax churches that are into commercial activities. According to him, proponents of the church tax, the government, must come clear and provide clarity on the proposal. He explained that churches, including the Methodist Church of Ghana, ...

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Churches must pay tax – Christian Council

Chairman of the Christian Council of Ghana, Rev. Dr. Seth Agidi, has said churches and all Christians must be willing to pay taxes for the development of the nation. According to him, churches that are purely into profit-making business, must pay tax because the law requires that businesses pay tax. While speaking to Chief Jerry Forson on Ghana Yensom on ...

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NDC MP crushed over $200K Ameri bribery claim

New Patriotic Party’s Constituency Chairman for the New Juaben North, in the Eastern Region, Kojo Agyemang-Boateng has descended heavily on Member of Parliament for Damongo, Adams Mutawakilu, over claims that some faceless people had wanted to bribe him ( MP) with $200,000 to side with the signing of the controversial new Ameri deal. The MP had earlier claimed on one ...

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Rot at DVLA: Officials abusing new tax law on luxurious cars

At a time when Ghanaians are already shedding tears, and bemoaning government’s decision over the recently introduced tax on ‘luxurious’ vehicles, it has been established that officials mandated to see to its (tax) collection and operation are rather deepening woes, by using the opportunity to milk vehicle owners. Investigations by Free Press hounds have revealed that although there were some ...

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Church members look on as leader throws little girl around

An absurd viral video of a spiritual healer has got the attention of Ghanaians, mainly because of the inhumane manner in which a toddler was being handled. In the video, a man carrying the child is seen kneeling while three ladies dance in circles around him – all in white robes with red waist ties. Some people in the background ...

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Akufo-Addo a listening President than Mahama – JOY

Jacob Osei Yeboah, an independent candidate in the 2016 election has described the Akufo-Addo-led administration as a more listening government than his predecessor John Mahama’s. “To be very honest, you will notice that with Nana Addo, whenever he’s doing something and there is some agitations from prominent persons in the country or even any other citizen, he sits back and ...

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Procurement Authority saved GHC795m in 2018 first half; 1.6bn since 2017 – CEO

Government has saved over GHC1.6m since 2017 as a result of due diligence on the part of officials and the implementation of reforms at the Public Procurement Authority. The reforms included the establishment of two new units charged with a mandate to scrutinise all procurement tenders and contracts and also review the procurement value chain from the process of awarding ...

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NDC will collapse Ken Ofori Atta’s Databank in 2021 – Yamoah Ponkoh threatens

Finance Minister Ken, Ofori Atta has been asked to brace himself for the worse should the New Patriotic Party (NPP) lose the 2020 elections to the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC). Vociferous party activist and former Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) for Ejisu Juaben Municipality, Afrifa Yamoah Ponkoh has vowed that the NDC will stop at nothing in having Databank closed ...

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