Connect with us

Buzz

Prez Akufo-Addo appoints Julie Essiam as new GRA Commissioner

Published

on

His Excellency Nana Akufo-Addo, President of the Republic of Ghana has appointed Julie Essiam as the new Commissioner-General of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA), replacing Rev. Ammishaddai Owusu-Amoah.

Prior to her new appointment, Madam Julie Essiam was the Commissioner responsible for the Support Services Division of the GRA. Her appointment comes hours after President Akufo-Addo dissolved the Board of the GRA.

This also comes days after the Flagbearer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Dr Mahamadu Bawumia accused GRA of harassing businesses for taxes due to unrealistic targets.

Advertisement

Though no reason was given for the dissolution of the Dr. Anthony Oteng-Gyasi-led Board, reports say there have been some disagreements lately.

The dissolved GRA Board had Dr. Anthony Oteng-Gyasi as the board chairman, while, Mr. Ammishaddai Owusu-Amoah, Mad. Adelaide Ahwireng, Prof. Peter Ohene Kyei, Mr. Kwabena Boaten, Mrs. Dela Obeng-Sakyi, Dr. Maxwell Opoku-Afari, and Nana Ama Dokua Asiamah-Adjei as members.

Ms Essiam is an accomplished banking executive with a stellar career spanning several decades. She was also the Group Executive Member at the Ecobank Group with branches covering 40 countries across North America, Europe, Africa and other parts of the world.

The newly appointed commissioner is also the concept originator and the founder of Africans4Africa (A4A) initiation; a private sector-led development organization that calls for a collaborative effort across the leadership of Africa to contribute to the achievement of an impactful transformation of the continent towards a thriving and prosperous Africa.

Advertisement

 

Advertisement
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Buzz

Kira Forex: The Ghanaian woman setting the pace in the Forex Trading business

Published

on

The advent of new media and digital money-making platforms has provided a plethora of opportunities for people to earn money and transform their life stories through legitimately acquired wealth and affluence.

One such life-changing and lucrative opportunity presented by new media is the forex trading business, which has surged in the past decade, leading to the creation of millions of new millionaires and billionaires worldwide.

Forex Trading is essentially the art of studying the global currency market and leveraging information about currency rates to buy and exchange currencies on a forex marketing platform.

The popularity of Forex Trading has soared in the country over the past half-decade, with several Ghanaians studying currency trends and making significant financial gains from it. However, only one name stands out in the business.

Advertisement

Amid the growing interest in the Forex Trading business in the country, only one name has emerged as the pioneer and pacesetter: Lamidi Sikira, better known by her brand name, “Kira Forex.”

Just as Yaa Asantewaa is synonymous with feminine bravery in Ghana, Kira Forex has become the prime face of Ghanaian and African excellence in the forex trading business.

With over ten years of experience, Kira Forex has rightfully earned the reputation of a forex trading luminary, with several awards in Ghana and across the continent validating her position as one of Africa’s leading forex traders.

Her success in the field is so profound that she revealed in 2023 that she turned down a $20,000-a-month job to continue leading the pack in the forex trading industry.

Advertisement

A trait of Kira Forex that endears her to many Ghanaians is her selflessness and willingness to guide others, particularly Ghanaian women, out of poverty. Having established herself in the field, Kira Forex founded the Kira Forex Academy with the goal of enlightening Ghanaians, especially women, about the forex trading industry, enabling them to earn money from the comfort of their homes.

A staunch advocate for the independence and growth of women, Kira Forex believes that financial freedom is the most crucial condition for independence and is thus leading many Ghanaian women on the path to financial freedom and wealth.

She also established the Kira Foundation, a Non-Governmental Organization committed to enlightening, enriching, and empowering individuals in Ghana and across Africa. Through this foundation, she actively supports programs and social causes aimed at improving the lives of youths and the elderly, exemplifying her commitment to serving humanity.

Her outstanding work as a Forex Trader and philanthropist has earned her several awards, including Most Influential Trader and Best Forex Trader in Singapore, Outstanding Service Award in Nigeria, Africa’s Under 40 CEOs Award in Uganda, and Best Female Forex Trader of the Year in South Africa, among others.

Advertisement
Continue Reading

Buzz

YouTube is what is feeding filmmakers now – Ruth Kadiri

Published

on

Well-known Nollywood actress and movie producer, Ruth Kadiri has detailed reasons for uploading her movies on YouTube. (more…)

Continue Reading

Buzz

Mahama made us feel good, vote for him for more – Mercy Asiedu to creative industry

Published

on

Renowned Kumawood actress, Oheneyere Mercy Asiedu has publicly endorsed former President John Dramani Mahama for the upcoming presidential elections. (more…)

Continue Reading

Buzz

I have no issues with King Promise despite not responding to his congratulatory message on X – Stonebwoy

Published

on

Reggae/ dancehall musician, Stonebwoy has addressed recent speculations regarding his lack of response to a congratulatory post from his fellow artiste, Gregory Bortey Newman, otherwise known as King Promise on the social media platform X, formerly known as Twitter. (more…)

Continue Reading

Buzz

I didn’t disrespect nor threaten Baba Sadiq’s wife; all the claims are preposterous lies – Stonebwoy.

Published

on

Ghanaian Reggae/dancehall artiste, Stonebwoy, known in private life as Livingstone Etse Satekla has vehemently denied accusations that he disrespected or threatened the wife of aspiring politician and entertainment critic, Baba Sadiq. (more…)

Continue Reading

Buzz

I was arrested every week – Dr. Likee Reflects on His Past as a Drug Trafficker

Published

on

Ghanaian actor and skit maker, Ebenezer Akwasi Antwi, popularly known as Dr. Like, has recently shared shocking details about his previous life. (more…)

Continue Reading
Advertisement
You want to bet with the best odds on every football match? bestbets.com.gh shows you the highest odds for all important games.

Trending