It will be difficult for the government to mobilise tax revenue to undertake sustainable development projects if businesses in the country do not pay their corporate income tax, the Tax Advisor at the Ministry of Finance, Dr Larbi Siaw, has said.
The Chief Valuer in charge of compensation at the Lands Commission, Mr Kwesi Bentsi-Enchill, has said the government paid GH¢55,440 for only 27.72 acres of land and not for the entire 223.19 acres secured under Executive Instrument EI 22 for the Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) Workers Village at Elmina in the Central Region in 1980.
The Civil Service Training Centre (CSTC) has organised a three-week course on ethical leadership for quality productivity and improvement for 24 government officials from Ghana, Sierra Leone and Liberia.
As part of a programme to educate the public on Ghana’s Land Reforms Policy, the National Project Coordinating Unit of the Second Ghana Land Administration Project (LAP-2) has interacted with muslim clerics and followers at the Tamale Central Mosque.
Lawyers for incarcerated editor of the Daily Searchlight newspaper, Mr Ken Kuranchie can seek an injunction from the court to restrain the prison authorities from transferring him from one prison to the other on the basis of security, according to criminologist and human rights lawyer, Prof. Ken Attafuah.
Officials of the Lands Commission in the Northern Region have entreated Parliament to consider enacting a law that will regulate the acquisition of very large tracts of land by just an individual or foreigners.
The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mr Mohammed Ahmed Alhassan, and the Chief of Army Staff, Major General Opoku Adusei, have visited the joint Military-Police task force deployed to maintain law and order at Alavanyo and Nkonya in the Volta Region.
The government has put in place incentive packages for investors and real estate developers who are ready to partner it to deliver low income affordable housing to the people of Ghana, the Minister of Water Resources Works and Housing, Alhaji Collins Dauda, has said.