Politics

Akomea: Gov't Has No Reason To Impose 17.5% Petroleum Tax

Friday, November 21, 2014 Communications Director of the New Patriotic Party NPP, Nana Akomea has reiterated that Government has no moral right to impose a 17.5 tax on petroleum products because it has failed to show what it has done with previously introduced taxes. He said on Adom FMs Dwaso Nsem Friday that Govern ...

Speaker Angry Over Dumsor

Friday, November 21, 2014 Edward Doe Adjaho, Intermittent power outagesin parliament yesterdayinfuriated members of theHouse, especially the Minoritycaucus, as well as the Speaker,Edward Doe Adjaho, whodescribed the situation as unacceptable. Yesterdays proceedings onthe floor of the House had to besuspended ...

Police Caution AFAG

Friday, November 21, 2014 The Accra Regional Police Command has cautioned the leadership of the Alliance for Accountable Governance AFAG to desist from violating terms and agreements finalised with the police when embarking on demonstrations. The police expressed dissatisfaction with the groups behaviour during its re ...

Interpol Chases 'Minister's Car'

Friday, November 21, 2014 Whilst Ghanaians are struggling to eke out a living as a result of the harsh economic situation in the country, a cabal operating at the Tema Port is exacerbating the situation by feeding fat on the scarce resources at the expense of the entire population. The syndicate, The Chronicle gathered, ...

Corruption keeping intelligent people from politics - Prof. Prempeh decries

Thursday, November 20, 2014 Politics is now business in Ghana, and has indirectly side-lined persons with intelligence and ability to govern, and replaced with substandard leaders, a professor of law, Prof. H. Kwasi Prempeh has suggested. Running a country is now a business, he explained, therefore persons who are appointe ...

Stephen Akwetey To Invest GH1-Million Into Health And Education Fund

Thursday, November 20, 2014 The Former Greater Accra Regional Chairman Aspirant of the National Democratic Congress NDC, Stephen Akwetey has reiterated commitment to invest in the ongoing project he outlines, as part of the promises he made towards the campaign.At a news conference in Accra, he stated that since hea ...

2015 budget mere rhetoric - Amoako-Baah

Thursday, November 20, 2014 Political Science lecturer, Richard Amoako-Baah, is not enthused about the 2015 budget statement presented to Parliament by Finance Minister Seth Terkper. In his opinion, instead of providing hope, the budget has rather exacerbated the plight of the suffering masses. Im not impressed by th ...
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No IMF Bail-Out

Thursday, November 20, 2014 Report reaching DAILY GUIDE as at press time yesterday indicated that Ghana had failed to enter into an agreement with the International Monetary Fund IMF, after a breakdown of talks. The IMF team is therefore expected to leave Ghana today for Washington DC in the United States of America as d ...

Minority walked out of Parliament over 17.5% petroleum tax

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 Minority in Parliament have staged a walk out over Majoritys insistence to pass a proposed bill by the Finance Minister Seth Terkper seeking imposition of 17.5 percent on petroleum products . Efforts by the First Deputy Speaker, Ebo Barton Odro to get the Minority to rescind their decision yiel ...

Everybody in Mahama's government is a 'King Kong' - Kwesi Pratt

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 Managing Editor of the Insight newspaper, Kwesi Pratt Junior has lashed out at some officials in the current administration, whom he says have made of themselves monsters that cannot be controlled. According to him, virtually everyone in the John Mahama-led government has grown bigger than the ...

Minority vows to resist 17.5% petroleum tax

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 The Minority says it will reject the 17.5 per cent petroleum tax which government is threatening to pass under a certificate of urgency. The Minister of Finance Seth Terkper announced the newly proposed tax during his presentation of the 2015 Budget Statement Wednesday. The new tax, among ot ...

Read 2015 Budget Statement

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 Read the abridged version of the 2015 Budget as presented by the Finance Minister Seth Terkper on the floor of Parliament, Wednesday. The major highlight is the announcement of the petroleum tax which is 17.5 [URL=http://img.modernghana.com/images/content/reportcontent/39235budgetspeechs ...

Speaker, MPs isolate Daboya MP over 'Alomo jata' comment

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 The NDC Member of Parliament for Daboya/Mankarugu, NelsonAbuduBaani, has been isolated in Parliament following his infamous alomojata and stone-the-adulterous-woman comments. Speaker Edward Doe Adjaho has described the MPs use of local slang, alomojata to describe some women on the floo ...
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