E-Levy will not be scrapped despite IMF bailout – Government

The Finance Ministry has disclosed that government will not terminate the 1.5% levy on electronic transactions, despite its application to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for economic assistance. This was contained in a statement from the Ministry on Tuesday, addressing key questions regarding government’s ongoing engagement with the Fund. Regarding the controversial levy, the Ministry […]

Akufo-Addo directs Finance Minister to engage IMF for economic programme

President Akufo-Addo has directed the Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, to begin formal engagements with the International Monetary Fund, for an economic programme, Joy Business can authoritatively confirm. A statement signed by the Information Minister, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, and dated July 1st, 2022 indicates that there had already been a conversation between the IMF boss, Kristalina […]

Finance Minister not running away from accountability – Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu

The Majority Leader, Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu has told Parliament that, the Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta is not running away from accountability as some members of the Minority caucus had claimed. Rather, the Minister of Finance had indicated to him [Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu] on Wednesday night [June 15, 2022) that, the responses he needed from the technical people […]