New income tax burden: See how you will be affected [Infographic]


The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has introduced a new income tax law, Income Tax Act, 2015 (Act 896)  to replace the repealed Internal Revenue Act, (Act 592). The infographic below shows rates to be charged on income earned by individuals, effective 1st January, 2o15.   – By: Mawuli Tsikata/  

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Road accidents down by 17% in 2015 [infographic]

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The National Road Safety Commission of Ghana has announced a 17.5% decrease in the number of reported road accidents from January to November 2015 as compared to statistics from the same period in 2014. According to the Executive Director of the Commission, ING May Obiri-Yeboah, “From January to November 2015, a total of 9,904 cases of road traffic crashes have ...

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Major disasters that shook Ghana in 2015 [Infographic]

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In 2015, the news of the flood and fire disaster that claimed over 150 lives devastated many Ghanaians. But that was just one of the many incidents that threw the nation in despair. Below is an infographic with some of the disasters that hit the nation this year. – By: Marian Ansah/ Follow @EfeAnsah

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10 groups of NPP members attending Sunyani Conference [Infographic]

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Over 2,000 members of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) will on Saturday, December 19, hold an Extraordinary National Delegates Conference in Sunyani in the Brong Ahafo Region. The conference will be held at the Sunyani Coronation Park. Below is an infographic about ten key things to know about the conference: – By: Godwin A. Allotey/ Follow @AlloteyGodwin

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10 things to know about the AMERI Power deal [Infographic]

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A publication by a Norwegian newspaper, Verdens Gang (VG) has suggested that government signed the AMERI power deal without due diligence on the project. The publication has raised questions about the propriety of the  contract. The infographic below provides 10 things to know about the controversial deal.   – By: Mawuli Tsikata/

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Where Ghanaians turn to for information [Infographic]

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A National Commission on Civic Education (NCCE) report has revealed that more Ghanaians resort to radio as primary source of information. The report dubbed “Accessing the Effectiveness of the Media in Ghana’s Democracy”, was launched at the NCCE’s 5th Dialogue Series in Accra. The infographic below provides the breakdown of where Ghanaians turn to for information.   – By: Mawuli ...

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47% of Ghanaians think Mahama is corrupt – Report [Infographic]

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Transparency International’s report has revealed that about 47% of Ghanaians think President John Mahama is corrupt. The report dubbed “People and Corruption: Africa Survey 2015″ sampled 43,143 respondents across 28 countries in Sub-Saharan Africa between March 2014 and September 2015. In February 2015, the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) in its “Socio-economic and Governance” survey, ranked Ghana’s presidency as the 2nd ...

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UN report: $3.6 trillion goes into corruption annually [Infographic]


A report released by the  United Nations shows that about $3.6 trillion goes into fueling corruption and its related activities. The report was released to commemorate the International Anti-Corruption Day which fell on Wednesday December 9. The infographic below captures some of the highlights of the report: – By: Sandister Tei/

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Left behind? 5 million Ghanaians live with disability [Infographic]


As the rest of the world marches forward, a legion is left behind in spite of the UN Secretary General’s call for the world to “leave no one behind” in his message on the International Day for Persons with Disabilities. There are an estimated one billion disabled people in the world out of total population of 7 billion, i.e. 1 ...

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All of Ghana’s Eurobonds; who borrowed what? [Infographic]


A eurobond is a bond denominated in a currency not native to the issuer’s home country. Eurobonds are commonly issued by governments, corporations, and international organizations. Ghana has in the last 8years issued four eurobonds generating a total of $3.75 billion. Find details in the Infographic below; – By: Mawuli Tsikata/

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