Sunday, November 28, 2021
...25,000 business set to benefit Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) can begin the process to access a GH₵90million fund made available by the Mastercard Foundation, which is to be disbursed through the National Board for Small Scale Industries (NBSSI) under the COVID-19 Recovery and Resilience Programme. The support scheme, dubbed...
 Everything seemed so surreal and unimaginable. It felt like the virus was only in Asia and would be stopped before it reached us here in Africa and Ghana. From Asia, we heard it was in Europe, then America. Before we could even blink, the first few cases emerged in some...
Across Africa, life is starting to return to a kind of normalcy - which some changes, such as mask and attendance restrictions "Things are getting back to normal, even though it will never be like it was before," says a relieved Petunia Maseko, relaxing in a bar in South Africa's...
Government is increasing funding of the Coronavirus Alleviation Programme (CAP) by an additional 150 million to ensure an increased number of beneficiaries, according to President Akufo-Addo. Earlier, government allocated an amount of GHC600 million to the CAP initiative. This brings the total amount to be spent on the CAP to...
The Greater Accra Poultry Farmers Association (GAPFA), has donated 900 crates of eggs to the Office of the First Lady and the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection in a bid to support the fight against the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in Ghana. As part of the gesture, the Rebecca...
The Suma Rural Bank Limited, headquartered at Suma-Ahankro in the Jaman North district of Bono Region, has joined the fight against coronavirus with a donation of assorted sanitary items to selected health facilities, police and some traditional councils within its catchment area. The sanitary items estimated at GH¢10,000 included Veronica...
MultiChoice Ghana has donated Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) worth over GH¢500,000 (US$100,000) to the Okomfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, Kumasi and Ga East Municipal Hospital, Accra intended for frontline staff in support towards the fight against the coronavirus pandemic. Speaking during the handover ceremonies, MultiChoice Ghana Managing Director, Cecil Sunkwa Mills...
Abosso Goldfields Limited (Damang mine), a subsidiary of Gold Fields Ghana, has donated personal protective equipment (PPE) to the Prestea Huni-Valley Municipal Assembly at Bogoso to support the fight against Covid-19 in the mine’s host communities. The PPEs include 21,420 pairs of gloves, 11,240 N95 and surgical face masks, 16,424...
The Ghana Education Service (GES) has employed the services of waste management expert, Zoomlion Ghana Limited, to fumigate and disinfect all Senior High Schools (SHS) nationwide. According to GES, the fumigation exercise is aimed at eradicating pests and insects such as bedbugs which have been tormenting student, especially those in...
Total confirmed coronavirus cases in Africa have passed 750,000, a Reuters tally of government and World Health Organization data showed on Wednesday. The tally showed the continent had 751,151 cases, 15,721 deaths and 407,461 recoveries. Cases crossed the 500,000 mark on July 8. The virus hit Africa later than other continents...
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