The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) Special Mobilisation Taskforce in collaboration with the tax offices has recovered GH¢128.6 million from taxpayers between January and August 11, this year. Mr Henry Sam, the Coordinator of the Taskforce, said the collections were made in respect of compliance activities organised by the taskforce and...
Former President Jerry John Rawlings has described as merely advisory the role of the Council of State in modern governance. He said the role of the Council as spelt out in Article 89 of the 1992 Constitution is to advise the president and that advice, according to him, must remain...
Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has said government would borrow responsibly to execute government projects to ensure fiscal discipline and debt sustainability so as to restore the confidence of investors in the national economy. To this end, he said government would amend the Public Financial Management Act to limit the...
The leadership of the Ghana National Association of  Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT) has warned Education Minister, Hon. Matthew Opoku Prempeh against running education businesses in the media. "The minister on several occasions communicates every information directed at us in the media", NAGRAT president, Christian Addai-Poku alleged. "Recently, he was in the media that teachers will be...
The Auditor General (AG) has uncovered a disturbing practice at the Judicial Service where various sums of money cannot be reconciled. The AG said in its 2015 report that “the service consistently failed  to obtain bank statements from HFC bank, as a result it was unable to reconcile revenue totaling...
A youth group, Dynamic Youth Movement of Ghana (DYMOG), has described the current state of the Ghanaian economy as a hell for the youth. The group noted that issues affecting the economic wellbeing of the people, including education, job creation, corruption and general insecurity, if not addressed, could "threaten the...
President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo as mandated by the constitution of Ghana, is expected to appoint a Commission of Inquiry to investigate the need for the creation of  new regions. This comes after the Council of State, unanimously, informed the President that there is a substantial demand...
International Evangelist and Founding President of the Worldwide Miracle Outreach, Dr Lawrence Tetteh has described some Ghanaian students on scholarship in Hungary as ungrateful over claims that they were starving in the European country. His comments come after Ms Nike Szkarosi, the Chargé d' Affaires of the Hungary Embassy bemoaned...
The National Association of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT), has stated categorically that it will reject any attempt by the Ministry of Education and the Teaching Council to force teachers to write licensing examination. Teachers will now have to pass a special examination before being granted the licence to teach, the National...
Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia on has said that, the trade and industrialisation programme of Government forms part of a Free Continental Trade Agreement agenda with the objective of creating a single market for goods and services. He said Ghana would soon enjoy the privileges under the Trade Agreement that...