Fitch: Sub-Sahara African debt burdens rising faster than elsewhere

July 1, 2020 Government debt burdens across sub-Saharan Africa are rising at a faster pace and to higher levels than elsewhere in emerging markets, heightening the risk of further rating downgrades and...

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Total revenue falls short by GH¢3.59bn in first quarter

June 23, 2020 During the period under review, total revenue and grants amounted to GH¢10.35 billion, which is lower than the target of GH¢13.94 billion. This outturn represented a 1.0 per cent...

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Parliament grants US$3.1 tax exemption to Avic International

June 23, 2020 Parliament has granted a waiver of domestic VAT amounting to US$3.15 million tax exemption to Avic International Holding Corporation of China. This is for the local purchases and services...

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NBSSI detects 5,200 fraud alerts on Coronavirus Alleviation Programme

June 22, 2020 An earlier attempt by the National Board for Small Scale Industries (NBSSI) to begin disbursement of funds to eligible businesses under government’ Coronavirus Alleviation Programme...

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Government to absorb WASSCE fees of over 300,000 candidates

June 22, 2020 The president, Nana Akufo-Addo has announced that the government will absorb the full examination fees of all students sitting for the 2020 West Africa Senior School Certification...

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President outlines fresh interventions to cushion SHS students

June 22, 2020 President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has announced a fresh package of interventions that will help make life comfortable and safe for final-year senior high school (SHS) Three students and...

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Criteria for releasing COVID-19 patients from isolation

June 20, 2020 Background On 27 May 2020, WHO published updated interim guidance on the clinical management of COVID-19, and provided updated recommendations on the criteria for discharging patients from...

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COVID-19: FDA cautions public against buying dexamethasone

June 20, 2020 The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has cautioned the public against purchasing or stocking dexamethasone following news of the drug helping to reduce the number of deaths in COVID-19...

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Akufo-Addo launches $219M GALOP initiative for 10,000 low-performing basic schools

June 20, 2020 The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has launched the Ghana Accountability and Learning Outcomes Project (GALOP). The initiative is to help drive standards and quality in some ten...

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Finance Minister expected to present Mid-Year Budget in July

June 20, 2020 The Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, is expected to present the Mid-Year Budget review and Supplementary Estimates to Parliament next month. This will be in accordance with Section (28) of...

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