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June, 2017

  • 15 June

    Nana Addo scraps ‘nuisance taxes’; imposing ‘funny levies’ – IMANI Boss

    Mr. Franklin Cudjo, the founding president of a educational and policy think thank, IMANI Ghana has described the newly announced levies by the NPP government as “funny levies”. He was questioning bases for the yet to be announced ‘compulsory vehicle towing levy’, saying, if the levy is only one of …

  • 12 June

    Ghana receives €100 million from Germany’s “Compact with Africa” Programme

    Ghana has been named as one of the three countries in Africa to benefit from the Germany’s “Compact with Africa” Programme – a programme that will assist Ghana improve conditions for sustainable private sector investment, investment in infrastructure, economic participation, and employment in the country. This was made known by …

May, 2017

  • 15 May

    Sorry for deleting genuine names from payroll – Ofori-Atta

    The Ministry of Finance has rendered an apology to civil servants whose names were deleted from government payroll following measures by government to sanitise the system by deleting ghost names. The Ministry ordered the removal of 26,589 names of public workers from government payroll. Those affected had not been registered …

  • 5 May

    Gov’t removes public service workers who supported NDC from its payroll – A group alleges

    A group calling itself Alliance For Social Equity & Public Accountability, ASEPA is alleging that several reports and complaints received reveals some workers in the public service who were seen actively to be supporting the NDC party in the 2016 general elections have their names intentionally removed from the payroll. In a …