Ghana’s Communications Minister Ursula Owusu-Ekuful says her national RA audit has stopped telcos from cheating their taxes, so why is she not prosecuting them for tax evasion?
Ghana’s government rejected claims that corruption was behind the appointment of KelniGVG as their national RA auditors.
The corruption of African journalism has consequences for the regulation of telecoms providers.
Whilst the government boasts of securing the ability to audit telco revenues in ‘real time’, the reality is Ghana’s taxpayers are paying for an expensive mechanism to tax themselves.
Opponents of a new system to audit telecoms revenues argue it may be unconstitutional.
The wildest Hollywood conspiracy plot is easier to follow than the story of the contract for Ghana’s third national RA auditor.
If you were writing a Hollywood script about big money and government intrigue, you could base it on the string of claims made about Ghana’s national revenue assurance audit.