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BREAKING: E-Levy finally passed

After months of back and forths in parliament with regards to the controversial Electronic Transactions Levy (E-Levy), parliament has passed the bill.This was after the House considered the bill after its third reading, with the Speaker of Parliament, Alban Bagbin, in the seat.Earlier, the Minority in Parliament staged a walkout...

Minority stages walkout as parliament approves second reading of E-Levy bill

Parliament approved the second reading of the Electronic Transactions Levy, albeit without the final participation of the minority side, who staged a walkout right before the question was put before the house.The Minister for Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta, on Tuesday, March 29, 2022, moved a motion in parliament asking the house...

The presence of an ambulance raises suspicion of a bedridden MP being brought to parliament for the E-Levy vote

There are suspicions that the Member of Parliament for Ahanta West, Ebenezer Kojo, has been conveyed to parliament as the house considers the controversial E-Levy today.This suspicion is a result of the arrival of an ambulance in parliament.The scene that was captured on video shows a paramedic readying a...

Supreme Court okays substituted service in injunction motion against Assin North MP

A seven-member panel of the Supreme Court has granted an application exparte for substituted service in the case involving Assin North Constituency Member of Parliament (MP) James Gyakye Quayson.Michael Ankomah Nimfah, a member of the New Patriotic Party is seeking an interlocutory injunction against the MP from performing his...

‘Blame NPP MPs not Bagbin’ – Kennedy Agyapong ‘angry’ at absentee MPs

Govt wants to impose a 1.75% tax on GhanaiansThe bill is yet to be re-laid in ParliamentMany have criticized the govt over the E-levyThe governing NPP is finding it difficult to get the controversial Electronic Transactions Levy (E-levy) bill passed into law.This is because the Majority is finding it difficult...

Move to stop Assin North MP will suffer spectacular failure – Kwakye Ofosu

A former Deputy Minister of Information, Felix Kwakye Ofosu has said the move to injunct the Assin North Member of Parliament is intended to get the E-Levy passed.He said this move will suffer spectacular failure.The New Patriotic Party (NPP) on Tuesday, February 1 went to the Supreme Court of...

The Supreme Court Justices who granted injunction application against Assin North MP

The injunction application was granted by the Supreme CourtSeven Justices granted the applicationThe application was against the Assin North MPA seven-member Supreme Court Justices granted an injunction application against the Assin North NDC MP, James Gyakye Quayson after a member of the governing NPP prayed to the Court to...

NDC proposes EC split into two separate, distinct bodies

This will comprise an Office of the Regulator of Political Parties (ORPP) responsible for the registration and regulation of political parties and an Electoral Commission (EC) responsible for the conduct of Presidential, Parliamentary, District Assembly, and Unit Committee and other public elections and referenda.The suggestion forms part of the...

Akufo-Addo Avoids Support For Bawumia or Alan Candidature -But Sees NPPs 2024 Victory

President Nana Akufo-Addo, has expressed confidence that whoever the New Patriotic Party (NPP) selects as its presidential candidate, will win the 2024 elections.Vice-President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia is a key contestant in the race and so is Trade Minister, Alan Kwadwo Kyeremanten, but President Akufo-Addo avoided mentioning any of them...

Comparing Griffiths to Joe Anokye is like equating Akpeteshie to Johnnie Walker – Atubiga

A former member of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) Mr. Stephen Atubiga has taken a swipe at the Director of IT of the NDC Mr. Osei Kwame Griffiths over the inability of the NDC to use technology to effectively conduct the 2020 polls.Mr. Atubiga reiterated a comment he made earlier that...