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

African countries to get mRNA vaccine technology in WHO project

Chosen Egypt, Kenya, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa, Tunisia mRNA used by Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna for COVID-19 imaging The agreement was announced at the EU-African Union summit in Brussels CAPE TOWN, Feb 18 (Reuters) – The World Health Organization said Friday that six African countries – Egypt, Kenya, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa and Tunisia – will be … Read more