Parliament on Thursday granted a request by the Government of Ghana to withdraw over GH¢73 billion from the Consolidated Fund and other government funds to finance development projects.
The National Democratic Congress, NDC, has defended its decision to charge GHC 400,000 as filing fees for aspirants seeking to contest the party’s flagbearer race.
Energy Minister, John Peter Amewu, has asked Ghanaians to pardon him and the Nana Akufo-Addo-led government for the intermittent power cuts that hit the country at least two weeks ago.
Former First Lady Nana Konadu Agyeman-Rawlings has laughed off suggestions that her daughter, Zanetor Agyeman-Rawlings, would be a good running mate for Mr John Mahama should the former president win the flag bearer slot of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) to run for president in the 2020 general elections.
Tax Identification Number (TIN) will no longer be a prerequisite for the upfront registration of a business, beginning from January 2019, the Registrar-General, Jemimah Oware, has disclosed.
Debts running into millions of Ghana cedis are burdening the energy sector, John Peter Amewu has admitted, but refutes suggestions they are the cause of the recent wave of intermittent power cuts across the country.
The Minority is insisting that the current power outages being experienced across the country are as a result of a lack of cash and not technical as the Energy Minister claims.
Energy Minister, John Peter Amewu has admitted that the country is currently faced with challenges in the power sector attributing the cause to an incomplete project that is meant to allow gas flow into the country.
A legislative instrument that will give impetus to the Office of the Special Prosecutor has been laid before parliament at a time the country’s newest anti-graft body is struggling to make inroads in the fight against corruption.
Former communications Minister, Dr. Edward Omane Boamah, has called on the government to use part of the GHC34 million sanction cost demanded from telcos for poor quality service delivery to compensate Ghanaians, who suffered the act.