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

Moscow plays down threat of U.S. electronics curbs

Russian Minister of Industry and Trade Denis Manturov attends the ceremony of launching serial production of Aurus Senat cars at the Aurus plant in Yelabuga, Tatarstan, Russia, May 31, 2021. REUTERS / Alexei Nasyrov Register now to get FREE unlimited access to Register MOSCOW, Jan 20 (Reuters) – Russia on Thursday rejected warnings that … Read more