Wednesday, May 18, 2022
Vodafone Ghana has reopened its pioneering Healthline Medical Call Centre to empower Ghanaians with accurate COVID-19 information and refer suspected cases to the Rapid Response Team (RRT).Healthline Call Centre, which has been a resounding success, was established in 2013 by the Vodafone Ghana Foundation to provide expert medical advice...
The Ghana COVID-19 Private Sector Fund, a private sector-led initiative, has set out a major plan to construct a 100-bed COVID-19 treatment and isolation facility to complement government efforts to contain the coronavirus.Construction work on the new facility was expected to commence yesterday, Tuesday, April 14, 2020, and is...
When I postulated the digital economy in Africa in 2013 as a precursor to becoming a fulltime angel investor and subsequently writing about its KINGS in 2016, it never crossed my mind that in 2020 COVID-19 would be the SPEEDING agent. Who could have predicted COVID-19 except Bill Gates...
First National Bank Ghana Limited is introducing a raft of relief packages to help both individual and corporate customers against the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.“Long before the first case of COVID-19 was detected in Ghana, many analysts had predicted that the pandemic would adversely impact Ghanaian businesses...
The announcement by the IMF Executive Board that US$1Billion loan under the RCF has been approved for Ghana is good news. However, this does not take away the fiscal, growth, debt management and international reserve realities for Ghana.The IMF as an international financial institution has provided for countries to access, rapid credit...
The Ghana COVID-19 Private Sector Fund has supported 10,000 Kayayei in Accra and Kumasi with 140,000 food packs and other essentials to lessen the effects of the two-week lockdown due to the spread of the virus.The Private Sector Fund fed Kayayei with one hot meal a day for the...
Mining giant, Gold Fields Ghana, has committed more than US$830,000 to help fight the coronavirus pandemic in its operating areas in the Western Region and other parts of Ghana, according to a statement from the company.Gold Fields, which operates the Tarkwa and Damang gold mines, says it has contributed...
Ghana has recorded 70 new cases of Coronavirus, increasing the total confirmed cases to 636 as of 3pm on Tuesday, 14th, April, 2020. Out of the total confirmed cases, the country has also recorded 17 recoveries with eight deaths.For the past two weeks, some parts of the country that...
GLICO, the one-stop shop for insurance and financial services in Ghana, has donated various essential items to the Ghana Prisons Service to assist in measures taken to prevent spread of COVID-19.The essential items included large quantities of Veronica-buckets, gallons of hand-sanitisers, boxes of vitamin C tablets and thermometer guns.In...
Growth in sub-Saharan Africa has been significantly impacted by the ongoing coronavirus outbreak, and is forecast to fall sharply from 2.4% in 2019 to -2.1 to -5.1% in 2020 - the first recession in the region over the past 25 years according to the latest Africa’s Pulse, the World...
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