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 […]

40th Martyrs Day commemorated

The 40th Martyrs Day, which commemorates the abduction and killing of three Justices of the High Court and a retired Army officer, was yesterday[June 30, 2022] marked with a solemn church service at the Christ the King Catholic Church in Accra. The victims were Justices Frederick Opoku Sarkodie, Cecelia Koranteng-Addo, Kwadwo Agyei Agyapong and Major […]