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

Analysis: Green transition slowed by economic and social barriers, not technology

Climate change is estimated at $ 9.2 trillion annually Economic volatility and risk of reaction with poor management Social shifts and funding require more attention than technology LONDON, Jan 25 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – The big shifts in thinking and large-scale funding needed for a rapid global transition to a climate-smart economy are far behind … Read more