Covid-19: $30m Rapid Response Facility launched for vulnerable countries

April 27, 2020 Pre-existing conditions such as poverty, insecurity, weak governance and fragile infrastructure in low-and middle-income countries threaten to exacerbate the impact of Covid-19 if not...

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Government to construct 94 new hospitals within a year to prop up healthcare system

April 27, 2020 President Nana Akufo-Addo has announced plans to construct 94 new hospitals across 88 districts and the six newly created regions. These new health facilities are intended to complement the...

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IFAD approves $20m support for Ghana’s Agric sector amid COVID-19

April 27, 2020 The Minister for Food and Agriculture, Dr. Owusu Afriyie-Akoto, has announced that the International Fund for Agricultural Development, IFAD, has approved a request $20 million dollars for...

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Local companies make progress in PPE production for COVID-19 fight

April 27, 2020 Some local companies that have received financial support from government are making progress with the mass production of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to strengthen government’s...

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GUTA requests 3-week grace period for members to mobilize funds to clear goods

April 27, 2020 The Ghana Union of Traders’ Association (GUTA), is appealing to government to give its members a three-week grace period to mobilize funds to clear their goods from the country’s...

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GRIDCo and Sunon Asogli build $5.4m Auto Transformer to boost power supply

April 27, 2020 The Energy Minister, John Peter Amewu, has commissioned a 330/161 KV interconnecting Auto Transformer at Sunon Asogli Power Plant in Tema boost power transmission and supply in the country....

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Patronage of GhIPSS Instant Pay soars in Q1

April 27, 2020 The use of GhIPSS Instant Pay (GIP) services continues to see huge jumps in volume as more people turn to the service. The volume of instant pay transactions between January and March this...

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KPMG cautions against misuse of government stimulus package

April 27, 2020 A senior partner at KPMG Ghana, Anthony Sarpong is advising businesses that may benefit from the government’s stimulus package to spend it in critical projects that will help in reviving...

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Coronavirus erodes cedi’s gains

April 22, 2020 Despite all the gains made by the local currency against its major trading currencies at beginning of the year, especially the United States dollar, the coronavirus pandemic impact has...

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Coronavirus: Africa must keep trade borders open – World Bank

April 20, 2020 The World Bank has advised African governments to keep their trade borders open for business despite the coronavirus outbreak, in order to ensure the free flow of medical supplies, food and...

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