Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has stated that the future of transportation lies in electric vehicles and government is working on a policy framework of using electric vehicles for public transport in Ghana.
Ghana is in the final stages of becoming the first African country to award a Forest Law Enforcement Governance and Trade (FLEGT) license for its timber and wood products traded on the European market.
The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has denied accusations by the Ghana Union of Traders (GUTA) and the Traders Advocacy Group Ghana (TAGG) that the Authority has composed several task forces to harass and extort monies from their members, and also arrest their goods in transit, with the view of imposing heavy fines on their owners.
Minister of Tourism, Arts, and Culture, Dr. Ibrahim Mohammed Awal has hinted at a potential shift in the country’s tourism strategy that could see the rise of “funeral tourism” as a means to bolster the local tourism industry.
The Minority in Parliament has issued an urgent call for the government to cease its plans to utilize proceeds from the TEN oil field as collateral for a substantial $431 million loan facility from LITASCO.
The Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has said that ensuring macroeconomic stability by West African states is key to realising the long-standing dream of achieving a single currency for the Sub-region.