First-ever tax appeals board constituted

The country’s first-ever Independent Tax Appeals Board has been inaugurated, with a call on the members to ensure speedy adjudication, accuracy and fairness in tax dispute resolution and transform the country’s domestic revenue mobilisation efforts. The 11-member board is chaired by Justice Lawrence Mensah, a retired Court of Appeal Judge, with members including the President […]

Sign up or lose your investments – Banks push individual bond holders to sign on to debt exchange programme

Some commercial banks in the country have started sending messages to their individual bond holders to subscribe to the government’s Domestic Debt Exchange Programme (DDEP) by close of day Thursday (Jan 12, 2023). One of such messages the Graphic Online accessed read; “In pursuant to the Minister of ‘Finance’s directive on the Domestic Debt Exchange […]

Parliament approves $750m loan agreement

Parliament has approved a $750 million loan agreement to finance capital and growth-related expenditures in the 2022 budget. The facility forms part of the government’s international capital market programme (ICMP) aimed at raising funds to finance critical infrastructure projects in sectors such as roads, energy, railways and health, as captured in the 2022 budget. Proceeds […]

Immigration recruitment: All successful applicants should report for Phase 2 screening

The Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) has asked all applicants who were selected when they submitted their online application, but were yet to receive an SMS for the second phase of the recruitment exercise, to report at their various regional screening centres. The second phase of the exercise began Monday (October 25, 2021) at the designated […]

I was the least expected candidate – John Kumah speaks on his deputy ministerial appointment

Former Chief Executive Officer of the National Entrepreneurship and Innovation Programme [NEIP], John Kumah says upon hearing the news of his nomination as Deputy Minister-designate for Finance he was overwhelmed because he thought of himself as the least among many. According to him, the news caught him off guard not because he sees himself as […]