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Tithes and offerings are no go area for GRA – GRA Boss

Commissioner General of the General Revenue Authority (GRA), Emmanuel Kofi Nti, has observed that the tithes and offerings of churches are not taxable by the Ghana Revenue Authority. Responding to whether the Authority has an intention of taxing churches, Mr Nti, however, indicated that GRA strives on intelligence, therefore pastors claiming to have multi-million properties should be ready for the ...

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NDC directs all members to boycott Ghana Card registration

The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has directed all its members to boycott registration for the Ghana Card from the National Identification Authority (NIA). A press release signed by General Secretary Johnson Asiedu Nketiah on Monday, 23 July 2018, explained that the Functional Executive Committee (FEC) at its meeting on Thursday, 12 July 2018, took a decision not to participate ...

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No Ghana Card, no job – Kusi Boafo to Public Servants

The Chief Executive Officer of the Public Sector Reforms, Thomas Kusi Boafo says all employees at the Public sector without the New Ghana Card will be losing their jobs shortly following reforms at the sector. According to him, it has become crucial to change the work culture at the Public sector and hence the automation of the public service is ...

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PMMC has lost rights to license gold dealers – Lawyer reveals

The Precious Minerals Marketing Company (PMMC) has lost the rights to license gold exporters and it is not the body to authorise the operations of Menzgold, a top lawyer in the country revealed on Thursday. Kwame Akuffo, the lawyer for Menzgold, revealed that the Minerals Commission is the body that authorizes Menzgold’s trading in gold despite claims by the PMMC ...

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AMERI Deal: MoF, AG, VRA were consulted – Parliament Energy Committee

It has emerged that top government officials and agencies were involved in the renegotiation of the botched controversial AMERI deal which led to the sacking of the Energy Minister Boakye Agyarko. A memorandum accompanying the Novation and amendment deal and in possession of Starr News proves the involvement of several other government agencies including the Ministry of Finance, the Attorney ...

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My church members and I are defecting from NPP – Prophet

Founder and Leader of Hope Generation Ministry International, Prophet Eric Kwasi Amponsah, popularly known as Computer Man says he is no longer a member of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP). Accoridng to him, he together with his church members are moving to another party over neglect of the ruling party. Computer Man’s anger is borne out of what he ...

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Akufo-Addo reshuffles 15 as 110 ministers survive sack

President Nana Akufo-Addo has reshuffled his government for the first time, making 15 changes but sacking none to keep his administration the largest in Ghana’s history. There were four promotions – deputy Information minister Kojo Oppong Nkrumah is expected to be in charge of Information ministry while Hon. Evans Opoku Bobie of the Asunafo North constituency joins the government as ...

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Christians, Muslims responsible for Ghana’s corrupt system – Archbishop Palmer-Buckle

Archbishop of Cape Coast Archdiocese of the Catholic Church, Most Rev. Charles Gabriel Palmer-Buckle has indicated that Christians and Muslims in Ghana are responsible for about 90 per cent of corrupt practices in the country. “In Ghana, Christians and Muslims are responsible for 90% of the corruption in the system, which is a serious indictment,” he said. According to him, ...

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Stop twisting facts – Akufo-Addo tells journalists

President Akufo-Addo has expressed grave concern about the deliberate misrepresentation of facts by some of the country’s media practitioners. That, he said “happens when there is a little twist of facts often to get the best headline, or a publication of unverified claim in the haste to be first in breaking the news.” He expressed the concern at the 12th ...

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