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Local industries to scale up PPEs production

President Akufo-Addo, says local industries are to scale up the production of medical goods and equipment for the containment of COVID-19. Addressing the nation on steps government was taking to...

Volta Region: Coronavirus misinformation keep farmers away from farms

Ghana's Partial lockdown is in day five with mixed concerns about the country's food security. While the Agriculture Minister has cautioned Ghanaians to stop panic buying because there is enough...

Coronavirus: GUTA calls on BoG to urge financial institutions to waive loan repayments for...

The Ghana Union Traders Association (GUTA) wants the Bank of Ghana (BoG) to compel all financial institutions to waive loan repayments for businesses as directed by the government due...

Impact of COVID-19 on economy is obvious- Economist

An Economist at the University of Ghana, Legon, Dr. Lord Mensah says the economic impact of COVID-19 on the economy is obvious. He however said because Accra contributes the largest...

Bank of Ghana grants Zeepay Electronic Money Issuer service license

Zeepay, a leading African fintech, has been granted a license by the Bank of Ghana to operate a full Electronic Money Issuer service otherwise known as Mobile Money. The service...

COVID-19: Drivers appeal for reduction in fuel prices

As lockdown takes effect Monday, some drivers and station masters in Accra, have appealed to the government to compel Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs), to reduce fuel prices at the...

GUTA commends Republic Bank Ghana for loan repayment deferment for customers

The Ghana Union of Traders Association, GUTA has commended Republic Bank Ghana, for  Loan Repayment Deferment for customers and the staff of the Bank for a period of six...

Nine banks ready for QR Code services

Some nine banks are ready to provide QR Code services to shop owners and other merchants, following the launch of the electronic payment service on Wednesday. This means that people...

Ghana outdoors QR Code and Proxy Pay System to enhance electronic payment

Government has officially outdoored the QR Code and the Proxy Pay System to enhance electronic payment in the country. Vice-President Mahamudu Bawumia who launched these products in Accra, said the...

Fumigation of markets to be extended nationwide

The fumigation of markets and other public places is to be extended nationwide to reduce the spread of Corona Virus. Markets such as Agbobgloshie, Kantamanto, Malata, Kaneshie and other markets...

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Africa

COVID-19 will lead Africa into food security crisis- AGRA

Alliance for Green Revolution Africa, AGRA, has warned that the COVID-19 pandemic will lead Africa into a food security crisis that will affect the...

Ethiopia declares state of emergency over conronavirus

Ethiopia's prime minister has declared a state of emergency because of the threat from coronavirus. This is the country’s third state of emergency in four...

World

Bernie Sanders suspends campaign

Senator Bernie Sanders has suspended his campaign to become US president. The development clears the way for former vice-president Joe Biden to become the Democratic...

Africans ‘evicted from Chinese hotels over Covid-19 fears’

Hundreds of African residents and businessmen in China's southern city of Guangzhou have been evicted from hotels and apartments as local health officials rollout...