Economy

Edudzi Tamakloe rehashes false claim on Bawumia’s imposition of over 40 new taxes

The Head of Legal Affairs for the National Democratic Congress NDC, Godwin Edudzi Tamakloe, has said the government has imposed forty (40) new taxes on Ghanaians. He made the claim on March 25, 2024,...

Akufo-Addo’s claim on number of self-employed SSNIT registration completely false

President Nana Akufo-Addo on February 27, 2024, delivered his penultimate State of the Nation address, giving insights into the performance of his government in the last seven years. Laced with numbers and heavy on New...

Do the Bretton Woods institutions support African countries with anti-gay laws?

Parliament on Wednesday, February 28, 2024, passed the Human Sexual Rights and Family Values Bill also referred to by many as the anti-gay bill. The bill, which received unanimous approval by parliament, becomes law when...

No evidence to support Bawumia’s claim on Gov’t creating 2.1 million jobs

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) flagbearer, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, on February 7, 2023, said that in spite of the global economic crisis, the government had created 2.1 million jobs between 2017 and 2022. The vice...

Sammy Gyamfi’s claim Ghana has the highest food inflation among its neighbours false

The National Communications Officer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Sammy Gyamfi, has said Ghana has the highest food inflation among its neighbours. He made the claim on February 28, 2024, when he appeared on...

Has Bawumia imposed over 40 new taxes on Ghanaians?

On Saturday, February 10 2024, the National Communications Officer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Sammy Gyamfi said on TV3's The Key Point that over 40 new taxes have been slapped on Ghanaians by...

Mobile Money Interoperability: NPP or NDC initiative? Here are the facts

At the recent public lecture where he presented his vision for the country, Vice President and flagbearer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, boasted that his government introduced Mobile Money Interoperability...

#BawumiaSpeaks: Claim that Ghana ranked 4th in Africa in E-governance index false

In his national address on February 8, 2024, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, the flagbearer of the New Patriotic Party and Vice President of Ghana, highlighted digitization as a key focus area of the government. He...

Has the NPP introduced less than 10 new taxes and abolished 17 taxes?

On January 31, 2024, a member of the ruling New Patriotic Party’s (NPP) communication team, Awal Mohammed, said on TV3’s New Day Show that the government has moved Ghana from taxation to production. He...