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February, 2018

  • 14 February

    GRA urges Ghanaians to register for TIN or they cannot access certain services

    Persons who fail to obtain a Tax Identification Number (TIN) by April 1, 2018 from the Ghana Revenue Authority, GRA, will not be able to access nor obtain certain services within the country. Some of these services include the opening of a bank account, procurement of a drivers’ license or …

  • 12 February

    WE ARE CLEAN: Companies cited in Auditor-General’s report call for investigations and prosecutions

    By Elvis DARKO, Accra Several companies accused of infractions in the Auditor-General’s report have rejected the findings, and have called for investigations and prosecution. They hold the view that either the Auditor-General is playing mischief or some civil servants have used the names of their companies in an attempt to …

  • 1 February

    $2.25bn Bond Case: Ofori-Atta To Sue CHRAJ

    The Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, will be dragging the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) to court, over its handling of the conflict of interest petition in relation to the $2.25 billion bond issue. He is heading to court to compel CHRAJ to overturn some of the declarations …

January, 2018

  • 20 January

    Ghana’s Debt Stock Now At GH¢138.8b

    The country’s total debt stock reached ¢138.8 billion as of November 2017 according to the latest Bank of Ghana economic and financial data report. According to the report released on Friday, the debt went down marginally from ¢138.9 billion in September as compared to ¢138.8 billion in November. However, the Central …

  • 18 January

    NIB Disowns Tsatsu Tsikata

    There was drama at the Supreme Court yesterday when officials of National Investment Bank (NIB) disowned Tsatsu Tsikata as the bank’s counsel. Mr. Tsikata had earlier represented the bank in its case against Standard Bank Offshore Trust Company Limited. The bank won the case, but it says it no longer …

  • 17 January

    “I’m Paying Road Contractors; Clearing Mahama’s Debts” – President Akufo-Addo

    “I am being urged to pay contractors. I am paying them. In 2017, nearly GH¢1 billion (GOG – GH¢300,400,156.75; Road Fund- GH¢664,091,476.88) of the GH¢1.6 billion owed road contractors was cleared. In January this year, we have disbursed GH¢125 million out of the remainder of GH¢600 million to the contractors.” …

December, 2017

  • 29 December

    Finance Minister could be impeached; 2.25bn CHRAJ Report presents enough evidence on illegalities

    Mr. Yaw Brogya Gyemfi, the petitioner at the centre of the 2.25billioin US dollar bond allegations against the Finance Minister of Ghana, Mr. Ken Ofori-Attah says the CHRAJ Report after its five months investigations and “the evidence so far indicts him [Finance Minister] of several illegalities which constitutes enough grounds for …

  • 28 December

    $2.25bn Bond Sage: Finance Minister breaches the rules on the issuance – CHRAJ

    The Commission on Human rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) says the Minister of Finance (MOF), Mr. Ken Ofori-Atta has breached the rules on the issuance of the 2.25billion US dollar bonds. The Commission, however, cleared the Finance Minister of allegations of conflict of interest in the issuance of some bonds …

  • 28 December

    CHRAJ clears Finance Minister of conflict of interest allegations in bonds deals

    The Commission on Human rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) has cleared the Minister of Finance (MOF), Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, of allegations of conflict of interest in the issuance of some bonds. The Commission, however, after its investigations of allegations made against the minister by a citizen, Mr Yaw Brogya Genfi, …

  • 19 December

    Otumfuo’s UK Banker Case Dismissed; Read the full decision of the court

    A UK Banker with the Ghana International Bank, London, Mr. Mark Arthur was fired by his employer following his questionable transactions with the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II. Mr. Mark Arthur is said to have laundered £199,960 and $200,000 in cash deposit into Otumfou’s bank account in the UK without …

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