Gov’t considers move to reopen air borders

August 5, 2020 …proposal goes to prez this week The Ministry of Aviation would be sending a comprehensive proposal to the President this week on how it plans to reopen the nation’s air borders. The...

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About 85,000 businesses still closed down due to Covid-19 – Government Statistician discloses

August 5, 2020 About 85,000 businesses in Ghana are still closed down due to the Coronavirus Pandemic. This was featured in the Covid-19 Rapid Surveys Business Tracker Highlights by the Ghana Statistical...

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Impact of COVID-19 on Fintech trends and consumer behaviour

August 5, 2020 COVID-19 on its initial start appeared to be a very distant disease in faraway Asia. From December 2019 to February 2020, nearly everyone outside of China paid no serious attention to it....

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COVID-19: WHO warns African nations on easing virus restrictions

August 5, 2020 The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned that easing of Covid-19 restrictions could lead to a resurgence and has asked African governments to strengthen testing and contact tracing....

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Reuters poll suggests cocoa prices may drop by 10% due to COVID-19

August 5, 2020 A Reuters poll of London cocoa futures forecast cocoa would cost 10% less at the end of the year, because of rising production and a hit to demand from the coronavirus crisis. But chocolate...

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World Economic Forum partners to launch Africa’s 1st Country Financing Roadmap

August 5, 2020 The World Economic Forum is partnering with the Government of Ghana to launch the first Country Financing Roadmap (CFR) initiative in Africa. This government-led project, in collaboration...

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Government bails out 7 State-owned Enterprises from COVID-19 effects

August 4, 2020 The government has approved concessionary loan packages for seven state-owned enterprises (SoEs) to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 and avoid worker lay-offs. The package follows a drop in...

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AfDB Regional Economic Outlook 2020: COVID-19 response and economic diversification crucial to growth recovery in Southern Africa, the most affected region

July 30, 2020 Impact of COVID-19 in South Africa projected to affect the rest of Southern African economies A higher level of preparedness is urgently needed to prevent and mitigate the COVID-19 pandemic...

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COVID-19: African Development Bank Group supports Ghana with $69m grant

July 29, 2020 The Board of Directors of the African Development Fund (ADF) on Friday, July 24, 2020, approved a $69 million grant to support Ghana’s efforts to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic and mitigate...

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Over 334,000 households benefit from LEAP

July 29, 2020 An amount of GHC50.2 million was transferred to 400,000 most vulnerable individuals under the Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP) programme. In the first half of this year, the...

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