Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Concerns that developing nations will be pushed to the end of the vaccine roll-out queue Calls to suspend IP laws to incentivise vaccine production The Gulf has pushed ahead while Latin America lags behind in vaccine rollout COVAX Facility designed to counter vaccine nationalism A growing number of countries around the world...
A cross-section of teachers from public basic schools have expressed their concerns on what a daunting task it will be trying to enforce adherence to COVID-19 protocols among students, especially outside the classroom. Speaking to the B&FT under anonymity, some teachers of public schools in Accra indicated that government may...
Following a proposal by Member of Parliament (MP) for Bawku Central, Mahama Ayariga, requesting the President, Nana Akufo Addo to absorb the fees of new entrants and continuing students of public tertiary institutions for the 2020/2021 academic year, MPs on both side have held diverse views on the matter. According...
Africa is not poor, yet Africa has piqued the interests of economists for the last half century and there is a good number of academic literature on why Africa is poor. This is because for the resources available to Africa, both natural and human capital potential, the continent has...
The world faces a "catastrophic moral failure" because of unequal COVID vaccine policies, the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) has warned. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said it was not fair for younger, healthy people in richer nations to get injections before vulnerable people in poorer states. He said over 39...
While active private pension contributors stood at 1.7 million in 2019, those on the Basic National Social Scheme (BNSS) managed by the Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) was 1.6million. Not only do Private pension funds have the highest number of active contributors its assets reached a record high...
President Akufo-Addo has announced that Ghana has recorded cases of the new variant of COVID-19, from airport arrivals, as the figures keep rising with 200 new cases every day. He stated that the infected persons have been isolated to prevent the new variant of the disease from spreading among the...
The internationally acclaimed chartered accountant and business advisory firm PKF has officially opened its newest state-of-the-art office facility at Daban New Site in Kumasi, as it begins the 2021 year with a commitment to continue pursuing excellence in its operations. The Resident Manager of PKF Kumasi, Ms. Aisha Tiwaa Gyasi,...
Consulting President of Laweh Open University College, Professor Goski Alabi, has called upon developed economies to learn from Africa the practices it has adopted to cope with the COVID-19 pandemic. “Africa has proven that there are some practices which have helped it cope with the COVID-19 pandemic. Europe and the...
Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the Director of Communications and Corporate Affairs, Zoomlion Ghana Limited, Emma Akyea-Boakye, has reassured travellers that the country’s airports are safe. She gave the assurance when Tamale Airport had its turn with the third-phase exercise of airport disinfection in the country. According to her, the exercise...
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