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Ghana government to establish multiple plans to facilitate recovery amid COVID-19

Ghana will establish a retraining program and a national unemployment insurance scheme to help those who lost their jobs due to COVID-19, said Finance...
Wpid Money Growth

Government of Ghana revises growth rate down to 0.9 percent over COVID-19 impact

The government of Ghana has revised its economic growth rate projections downward to 0.9 percent from the previous 6.8 percent, due to the impact...

Thousands of people seek refuge at UN base amid violence in South Sudan

At least 6,000 people have fled violence in South Sudan's restive northern region of Jonglei and sought shelter at the base of the UN...
Locals wear face masks as a preventive measure against coronavirus, in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, April 20, 2020. Tanzanian health authorities on Monday announced 84 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in three days, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 254 from 170 reported on Friday last week. (Xinhua)

Tanzania alerts African countries to COVID-19-related crimes

Tanzanian authorities on Thursday alerted African countries over a wave of crimes using the COVID-19 crisis to commit offences, including selling fake medical supplies...

South Africa slashes repo rates by 25 basis points

South African Reserve Bank (SARB) Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) on Thursday lowered the repo rate by 25 basis points, taking the rate to a...

Mozambique’s ruby mining company hit by COVID-19 pandemic

Montepuez Ruby Mining (MRM), a joint venture that operates in the world's largest ruby mine in northern Mozambique, said Thursday that the pandemic of...
South Africa

COVID-19 threatens survival of South Africa SMEs

South African government on Thursday expressed concern that some of the small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) may not survive the COVID-19 pandemic. ...

Policeman killed in road accident in southern Tanzania

Tanzanian police said on Thursday a police officer has been killed and two other civilians seriously injured in a road accident in Tanzania's southern...
multiple fatality accident

Future of Zambia’s mining industry bright

The future of Zambia's mining industry is bright and the country could hit the one million tons per annum production target in the coming...
Gnat Standpoint

“The GNAT Standpoint on Education” launched

The Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) has launched a book as part of its contribution to improving quality pre-tertiary education in the country. The...
Mr Marricke Kofi Gane

‘I will stop corruption, restore discipline’-Independent Presidential Aspirant

Mr Marricke Kofi Gane, an Independent Presidential Aspirant for the 2020 General Election has stated his commitment to discourage and stop corruption and indiscipline...

Government commits GH¢75.4 million to JHS, WASSCE fees

The Government has committed GH¢75.4 million to cater for the fees of the 313,837 SHS-3 students writing this year’s West Africa Senior Secondary Certificate...
Finance Minister

Government infrastructural development on course-Minister

Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, the Minister of Finance says the country’s infrastructural development has seen a massive injection of resources with major construction works...
Finance Minister Ken Ofori Atta

Government to establish Automobile Industry Development Centre

Government is to establish an Automobile Industry Development Centre to coordinate the technical processes for licensing vehicle assemblers and manufacturers, Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, the...
Finance Minister Ken Ofori Atta

COVID-19 slows economic growth

Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, the Minister of Finance, said the COVID-19 outbreak is posing significant challenges to the economy, eroding the gains made for growth...
Finance Minister

Some 5000 businesses to receive support

A total of 5,000 businesses will be funded with a GHC50 million seed capital under the Presidential Business Support Programme Window three to scale-up...
Kotoka International Airport

Over 11, 000 tourists cancelled trip to Ghana

More than 11,000 tourists have cancelled their scheduled visit to Ghana because of the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, the Minister...
Planting for Food and Jobs

Ahanta West Municipal Assembly improves on Planting for Food and Jobs

The Planting for Food and Jobs Secretariat under the Directorate of Agriculture of the Ahanta West Municipal Assembly (AWMA) has received 235 bags of...
Mr Kofi Amoakohene

Government is committed to making Ghana a safer place-Bono East Minister

Mr Kofi Amoakohene, the Bono East Regional Minister on Thursday assured government’s commitment to making Ghana a safer place with clean an disease free...

Ghana Wheelchair Basketball to hold maiden player, coach webinar series

The Ghana Wheelchair Basketball Federation (GWBF) will hold a three-day seminar for its players, coaches, and other stakeholders. The...
Isaac Dogboe

NSA congratulates Dogboe after Avalos triumph

The National Sports Authority (NSA) has congratulated Isaac "Royal Storm" Dogboe following his Technical Knockout (TKO) victory against Mexican boxer Chris Avalos last Tuesday. ...
court remands man

Man cries over 20-year jail term for incest and defilement

A Circuit Court in Accra has sentenced a 32 year old security man to 20 years imprisonment in hard labour for sexually abusing his...

AY Poyoo, Shatta Bandle, Ablekuma Lace feature strictly business – Ahkan

Versatile Ghanaian artiste, Ahkan, has over the past days delivered a masterpiece featuring viral internet sensations AY Poyoo, Shatta Bandle and Ablekuma Lace. ...

Let’s mitigate the ravaging effects of the COVID-19 on the vulnerable

The Ghana Civil Society Organisations Platform on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) has called on Government to do more to lessen the effect of the...
Finance Minister Ken Ofori Atta

Government initiates 654 boreholes nationwide

Government has initiated the construction of 654 boreholes nationwide, out of which 621 are to be fitted with hand-pumps and 33, mechanized. ...
Cassava Project

CSIR-CRI to support Ghanaian farmers with improved cassava varieties

The Crops Research Institute (CRI) of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), is developing six improved cassava varieties for planting by Ghanaian...
Face Shield

Wearers of face shields alone can’t enter banks – GAB

The Ghana Association of Bankers (GAB) Thursday announced that customers, service providers and visitors to all banking facilities wearing face shields alone will...
Mp For Anyinam Constituency Abena Osei Asare

Atiwa East MP donates furniture to schools

Mrs Abena Osei-Asare, the Member of Parliament (MP) for Anyinam Constituency has donated furniture to basic schools and the Sekyere SDA Senior High School...

Techiman Municipality presents 1,566 WASSCE candidates

The Techiman Municipality has presented 1,566 candidates from five out of seven Senior High Schools (SHSs) to write the maiden West Africa Senior Secondary...

Manhean Landlord remanded over murder of tenant

The Amasaman District Court on Wednesday remanded into Police custody Adjei Boye, a 35-year-old landlord who allegedly butchered his tenant, Kweku Abu, 38...