COVID-19: Airborne transmission cannot be ruled out, WHO says

July 8, 2020 The World Health Organization (WHO) has acknowledged there is emerging evidence that the coronavirus can be spread by tiny particles suspended in the air. The airborne transmission could...

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WHO urges safety as African airlines begin operation

July 7, 2020 The World Health Organization (WHO) has called for caution as African airlines begin operations in various countries. The WHO said strict measures should be observed to prevent surges in...

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World Bank supports jobs, skills development and digital transformation

July 7, 2020 The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors has approved US$315million from the International Development Association (IDA) to support job creation, skills development and digital...

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JICA, others provide $600m syndicated loan to COCOBOD

July 7, 2020 Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD), Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and other development finance institutions (DFIs) have announced a $600 million credit facility for COCOBOD’s...

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Borders must open with extreme caution – Prof. Quartey

July 7, 2020 Even though it will benefit the economy if the country’s borders are open, it is important to do so cautiously and slowly as the virus continues to pose threat to the health and life of...

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Over 200 personnel deployed to monitor COVID-19 situation in SHSs – Government

July 7, 2020 The GES and GHS in a joint statement issued on Monday said the personnel have been actively spread out across the country for the task to ensure that the schools do not become hotspots for...

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SEC to introduce crowd funding in Ghana

July 7, 2020 The Securities and Exchange Commission is far advanced with its plans to introduce crowd funding in Ghana. The capital markets regulatory institution expects to have established a framework...

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Japan, Ghana sign $7.9m agreement

July 7, 2020 The Japanese government has signed a grant agreement of $7.9 million with Ghana in support of three projects in Ghana. The projects include the construction of flyovers to help alleviate...

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Coronavirus pandemic costs Africa travel, tourism almost US$55 billion

July 7, 2020 African countries have lost almost US$55 billion in travel and tourism revenues in three months due to the coronavirus pandemic, the African Union (AU) commissioner for infrastructure and...

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Probe into COVID-19 infections among health workers ongoing – GHS boss

July 7, 2020 The Director-General of the Ghana Health Service, Dr. Patrick Kuma-Aboagye, says a team of experts has been constituted to assess the circumstances under which more frontline health workers...

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