Ghana approves tax on electronic payments despite opposition protest

ACCRA, March 29 (Reuters) – The Ghanaian parliament on Tuesday approved a new 1.5% tax on electronic payments, known as “electronic collection”, after the opposition left in protest. Finance Minister Ken Ofory-Ata proposed an electronic levy in November to expand the tax network and presented it as a panacea for Ghana’s financial woes. The opposition … Read more

Breakthrough gene-editing technology belongs to Harvard, MIT -U.S. tribunal

Harvard College Weapons is at the Gateway to Harvard Courtyard at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, January 20, 2015. REUTERS / Brian Snyder Register now to get FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register February 28 (Reuters) – A U.S. tribunal reviewing patent disputes ruled Monday that patents for a breakthrough gene editing technology known as … Read more