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President Akufo-Addo launches GH¢1 billion CAP Business Support Scheme

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Tuesday, 19th May, 2020, launched the GH¢1 billion Coronavirus Alleviation Programme Business Support Scheme, which is being provided by...

President Akufo-Addo launches stimulus package today

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo will today (Tuesday May 19, 2020) launch the GH¢600 million stimulus package to support Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) negatively affected by the...

COVID-19 vaccine must be freely available to all – President Akufo-Addo

President Akufo-Addo is advocating the need for COVID-19 vaccines, diagnostic and treatments to be made free and accessible to everyone when developed and approved. The President made the call in...

44-year-old KATH Maternity & Children’s Block will be completed in 36 months – President...

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Friday, 15th May, 2020, cut the sod for the reactivation of work for the construction of the forty-four (44)...

COVID-19: Nurses of Tamale Central Hospital threaten to strike if colleagues exposed are not...

Nurses at the Tamale Central Hospital have threatened to lay down their tools by Friday (May 15, 2020), unless authorities in the region provide accommodation to their colleagues who...

We have been delivering on our mandate without sustainable funds – GBC DG pens...

The Director-General of the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation, GBC, Professor Amin Alhassan, has commended a concerned citizen for raising issues with some operations of the state Broadcaster - GBC. In the...

Coronavirus: Public mandated to wear face masks

The Minister of Health, Kwaku Agyeman Manu, has asked Ghanaians to adhere to the protocols regarding wearing of nose masks as it is mandatory. He noted that most people are...

President Akufo-Addo extends closure of Ghana’s borders by one month

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has extended the closure of Ghana’s borders by one month. The extension takes effect from Monday, May 4, 2020, at 1 am. "With the suspension of...

Organized Labour calls for scraping of layoffs to safeguard jobs during COVID-19 pandemic

As workers in Ghana join the rest of the world to observe International Day of Solidarity or May Day today, Organized Labour has called on government to outlaw layoffs...

GBC, TUC to mark Virtual May Day Celebration

May Day, also known as Workers Day is marked globally to celebrate the efforts of workers in nation-building. The 2020 celebration, unfortunately, cannot be marked with the usual May Day...

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Africa

Rwanda in u-turn on restrictions after first death

Rwanda has reversed its planned easing of restrictions on Monday after recording the first death from coronavirus and a swift rise in new cases. Travels...

South Africa delays schools’ reopening by a week

South Africa has delayed the reopening of schools by a week to allow school administrators more time to prepare. Final year students in primary and...

World

Belgian prince contracts COVID-19 after breaking Spanish lockdown rule

Belgium's Prince Joachim contracted COVID-19 after attending a party in Spain which broke lockdown rules, the Belgian Royal Palace has confirmed. Prince Joachim, who is...

Iran declares huge jump in cases

There have been more than 3,000 new cases in the 24 hours in Iran, an unprecedented peak in the last two months. "People seem to think...