Minority urges government to take hands off Common Fund

The Minority Caucus of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has cautioned the Government against using proceeds from the District Assemblies Common Fund (DACF) to finance its flagship programmes. It urged the Government to take its hands off the Fund, which is meant to implement development projects in the districts. “The Government should desist from any further acts that seek to […]

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Minority cautions against more tax waivers for MPS

The Minority in parliament is cautioning of a possible distortion to the scope of work on the Tema Port expansion. This comes after calls for a downward review of the tax waivers granted Meridian Ports Services(MPS). The Tema Port Expansion project is expected to be completed by 2019. However, it has been plagued with controversy with calls for renegotiation of […]

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Abrogate ‘controversial’ $89m telecom deal – Group demands

A Civil Society group, Tax Justice Ghana, has waded into the Kelni-GVG controversy, calling for the immediate abrogation of the contract. It is questioning the value for money considerations under which the contract was awarded. The 89 million dollars mobile monitoring and assurance contract has alarmed sections of the public with groups like IMANI Africa questioning its value; though the […]

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