Ghana records 73 new Coronavirus cases, total now 287

April 7, 2020 Ghana’s Coronavirus cases has increased to 287. The 73 new cases which were recorded as of Monday, April 6, were discovered following measures for enhanced contact tracing and...

Written by:

April 7, 2020 / Comments (0)

ECOWAS supports Member States with COVID-19 supplies

April 7, 2020 The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has pledged to support its member states to fight the coronavirus pandemic. To that effect, the bloc has made available financial...

Written by:

April 7, 2020 / Comments (0)

AU devotes $4.5 million to fight COVID-19

April 7, 2020 The African Union Commission (AU) has approved an emergency budget of $4.5 million for its Africa Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) as an intervention for the...

Written by:

April 7, 2020 / Comments (0)

COCOBOD bans harmful weedicides

March 23, 2020 The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) has banned the use of 2, 4 – Dinitrophenol weedicides as it is harmful to human health. The 2,4-dinitrophenol (DNP) is known as a weight loss agent with...

Written by:

March 23, 2020 / Comments (0)

CORONANOMICS : BoG takes swift action to keep economy on front foot

March 20, 2020 Cuts policy rates by 150 basis points to 14.5 percent Up to GH¢100 MoMo transfer is free MoMo thresholds shoot up Bank envisages GDP growth dropping to 2.5% The Central Bank has taken a...

Written by:

March 20, 2020 / Comments (0)

Producer Price Inflation drops to 11.8% in February

March 20, 2020 Inflation from producers perspective in the country has dropped to 11.8 percent in February 2020, data from the Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) has shown. This rate represents a 2.7...

Written by:

March 20, 2020 / Comments (0)

CFAO Ghana and Allianz Life Insurance launch ‘AutoLife by CFAO’

March 20, 2020 CFAO Ghana, the official distributor of Mitsubishi and Suzuki vehicles in Ghana has partnered with Allianz Insurance to introduce the first-ever life insurance package attached to vehicle...

Written by:

March 20, 2020 / Comments (0)

Bank of Ghana cuts policy rate by 150 basis points over Coronavirus [COVID-19]

March 19, 2020 The Bank of Ghana has reduced its benchmark policy rate by 150 basis points as its first response to the strain that the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is imposing on the economy. The...

Written by:

March 19, 2020 / Comments (0)

African governments must review their budgets – ECA

March 17, 2020 The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) has suggested African governments to review their budgets to reprioritise spending towards mitigating the expected negative impacts from...

Written by:

March 17, 2020 / Comments (0)

Ministry of Business Development to invest in young entrepreneurs

March 13, 2020 The Ministry of Business Development (MBD) will provide training to 15,000 young entrepreneurs and give another 3,000 young people access to funding of between GH¢10, 000 to GH¢100,000...

Written by:

March 13, 2020 / Comments (0)