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Reduce 2020 Annual Budget Funding Amount to support COVID-19 expenditure – PIAC

The Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC) has called on the government to review and reduce the planned 2020 Annual Budget Funding Amount (ABFA) expenditure and apply the savings...

President Akufo-Addo makes new Deputy Ministerial appointments

President Akufo-Addo has revoked the appointment of the Deputy Minister of Communications, Vincent Sowah Odotei. The President has further named the Member of Parliament for Ledzokuku, Dr Bernard Oko-Boye as...

Former President Mahama recommends key measures to fight COVID-19

Former President John Dramani Mahama has recommended some key measures he believes, could help scale up the fight against the spread of the Coronavirus disease in Ghana.   Mr. Mahama made the recommendations via his Facebook page. The former...

President Akufo-Addo brainstorms with political parties in fighting COVID-19

President Nana Akufo-Addo has entreated the leadership of political parties to join forces with the government in the fight against coronavirus. The parties, the National Democratic Congress (NDC), New Patriotic...

Speaker of Parliament donates half of three months salary to Covid-19 Trust Fund

The Speaker of Parliament, Prof. Aaron Mike Oquaye has donated half of his monthly salary for three months to the Covid-19 National Trust Fund, established by President Akufo-Addo, to...

$700,000 earmarked for coronavirus patients and families is inadequate – Minority

The Minority in Parliament said the $700,000 out of the $35 million World Bank loan for COVID-19 patients as well as provide support for the families of those quarantined...

Minority urges government to disclose source of $65 million for COVID-19

The Minority in Parliament has challenged Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta to demonstrate how the Government intends to raise the remaining US$65 million of the US$100 million allocated to fight...

Parliament approves $35m World Bank facility to finance COVID-19 response project

Parliament has approved a $35-million Financing Agreement, between the Government and the International Development Association (IDA), to finance the Ghana COVID-19 Emergency Preparedness and Response Project. The facility forms part...

Ministers, Deputy Ministers, Senior Political Appointees at Presidency donate 50% of salaries into COVID-19...

All Ministers of State, the Chief of Staff at the Office of the President, the deputy Chiefs of Staff, Secretary to the President, Secretary to the Cabinet, Presidential Staffers...

President Akufo-Addo inaugurates Board of Trustees for COVID-19 National Trust Fund

The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has inaugurated the Board of Trustees of the COVID-19 National Trust Fund, at a brief ceremony at Jubilee House, the seat of the...

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Africa

Burundi releases thousands from quarantine

Burundi has released 2,261 people who were quarantined in facilities around the country for observation. Health Minister Thaddée Ndikumana said those released had shown no...

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...

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...