Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has been Authorised by Ghana Government to stop charging VAT (Value Added Tax) from some 64 commodities with immediate effect of which Condom a.k.a “shin-guard” was listed.
On 21st March 2018 a meeting was held by the Economic Management Team led by His Excellency the Vice President of the Republic, Dr Mahamadu Bawumia.
President Akufo Addo has received a lot of backlash from both Ghanaians and other bigwigs for his opinion whether Ghana will legalize homos*xuality or not. Ghanaians in general hates opinions deviating from the way they think, always expecting a specific opinion or answer to a particular question.
Illiterate politician, Maame Akua Donkor has also blasted the president for his stance on the subject matter, alleging that Akufo Addo and Vice-president Bawumia are homos*xuals.
Government has responded to Thursday’s landmark Supreme Court ruling with a statement, acknowledging the ruling and its directives.
The statement, signed by Information Minister Mustapha Hamid, says government has ‘taken notice’ of the judgement, whilst also reassuring Ghanaians that the Gitmo 2 are comporting themselves and remain under surveillance.
The National Organiser of the ruling National Democratic Congress, Kofi Adams, has rubbished allegations of bribery brought by the NPP against President John Dramani Mahama, claiming it is a fabrication meant to create tensions in the country ahead of the elections.
According to Adams, the opposition are desperate and are thus engaging in political gimmickry.
The Chief of Staff, Julius Debrah, recently announced that the NDC would introduce the teaching of Arabic as a compulsory subject in basic and senior high schools in Ghana commencing from next year.
Debrah was speaking to members of the Nsawam Zongo when he made the pledge, an obvious ploy for votes – and right on cue the NPP has come forward to claim the idea was stolen from them.