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Parliament approves over GHC576 million for Railways Ministry

Parliament has approved a total amount of over GHC576 million for the Ministry of Railways Development for the implementation of its programmes for the 2022 fiscal year. The breakdown of the 2022 budget estimate for the Ministry of Railways Development includes compensations GHC5,291,000.00; goods and services GHC13,037,000.00; capital expenditure GHC557,642,000.00. …

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Parliament Finally Reduces MoMo E-levy -Confirmed

Deputy Majority Leader, Alexander Afenyo-Markin has said that the electronic transaction levy (E-levy) will be reduced from 1.75% to at least 1.5%. According to him, the reduced charge was captured in the revised version of the 2022 budget submitted by the Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta on Tuesday. Speaking on PM …

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Parliament approves 2022 budget statement

Parliament has today November 30, 2021, approved the 2022 Budget Statement and Economic Policy of government presented by Minister for Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta on the 17th of November this year. This comes following earlier confusion on whether or not the budget had been rejected at Friday’s Parliamentary sitting. The Majority …

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Parliament rejects 2022 Budget Statement

Parliament on Friday rejected the 2022 Budget Statement and Economic Policy of Government presented by Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, on November 17, 2021. All 137 Minority Members of Parliament (MPS) voted against the motion when the question was put by the Speaker of Parliament, Alban Bagbin. The Majority Caucus had …

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Parliament to conduct open ballot on anti-gay bill

Parliament will conduct an open ballot to determine the decision of each of the 275 members of the House on the bill on the “Promotion of Proper Human Sexual Rights and Ghanaian Family Values, 2021”. An open ballot system is a voting method in which voters vote openly, in contrast …

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Parliament resumes, focuses on anti-gay bill and 2022 Budget

The Speaker of Parliament Alban Babgin has said the House would be guided by the “richness of common sense and human decency,” in the treatment of the Bill on the Promotion of Proper Human Sexual Rights and Ghanaian Family Values, 2021. The bill, also known as Anti-Gay Bill, and now …

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