Ghana: SC Dismisses Interlocutory Injunction Application Against E-Levy

A seven-member panel of the Supreme Court yesterday unanimously dismissed an interlocutory injunction application filed by three National Congress (NDC) Members of Parliament to restrain the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) from collecting the Electronic Transactions Levy 2022. The court, presided by Justice Nene Amegacher said that greater hardship would be on the state if it … Read more

Saudi Arabia launches Tawakalna Services app

JEDDAH: Saudis feel let down at a time when they believe the US and Saudi Arabia should be together facing threats to the stability and security of the Gulf region, Prince Turki Al-Faisal, Saudi Arabia’s former intelligence chief and former ambassador to both London and Washington DC, told Arab News. He identified the threats specifically … Read more

Mickelson signs up for 3 events without saying he’ll play

Phil Mickelson has signed up for the PGA Championship and the US Open, and his manager asked the PGA Tour for permission to play in a Saudi-funded golf tournament outside London without saying whether Mickelson will play any of them. “Phil currently has no concrete plans on when and where he will play,” Mickelson’s longtime … Read more

Let This Free App Explain How to Play a New Board Game (So You Don’t Have To)

Photo: Mike_O (Shutterstock) Learning or teaching a new board game can be equal parts challenging and maddening. Either you’re the one trying to explain the rules to an apathetic crowd, or you’re being “taught” and are expected to pick up every minute detail from a monotone lecturer. If you’re sick of every game night starting … Read more

Netflix working on Tim Donaghy documentary

NBA ref Tom Donaghy pre-disgrace with some guy,Image: Getty Images Are you ready for FanDuel and Caesar’s Sportsbook commercials during your favorite followed sporting events to be by trailers for the Tim Donaghy story? If not, buckle up, because that is gonna be one helluva dichotomy as the big leagues dive into sports gambling in … Read more

Ghana: Supreme Court Hears Application to Stop E-Levy Implementation May 4

The legal tussle over implementation of Electronic Transfer Bill 2022, is far from over as, the Supreme Court (SC) has fixed May 4, 2022, to hear an interlocutory injunction application seeking to stop the implementation of the levy on May 1, 2022. Mr Godwin EdudziKudzoTameklo, counsel for three National Democratic Congress (NDC) Members of Parliament … Read more

Nonprofits focus on people with disabilities during Ramadan

JEDDAH: Serious athletes or hardcore enthusiasts during the holy month tend to exercise before and after breaking their fast, leading to overcrowded health centers. Since the start of Ramadan, the gym business in Jeddah has boomed, especially as gyms and fitness facilities often offer attractive discounts on memberships and group exercise packages during the holy … Read more

How solar power is aiding energy transition in Saudi Arabia and other Arab Gulf states

DUBAI: Gulf states are stepping up the transition to renewable energy by launching ambitious infrastructure projects designed to help reduce their reliance on oil and gas to meet domestic energy needs. Some of these projects will enable Saudi Arabia to expand its total solar energy capacity by almost 40 gigawatts by 2025 from the current … Read more

Drivers using ride-hailing apps earn $3,750 a month, says a Saudi transport official

US consumer inflation hits four decade high; World Bank cuts South Asia growth forecast — Macro Snapshot RIYADH: The US consumer inflation hit another four-decade high in March when it reached 8.5 percent in a large part on gasoline prices surging to a record, but the data sported enough soft spots for some Wall Street … Read more