Saturday, January 22, 2022
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has declared that the nation's borders will continue to remain shut until the decision is reviewed. This, according to the President, will enhance the efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19 in the country since a major number of confirmed cases in recent times were...
As part of measures to support businesses and households during the Coronavirus pandemic, President Akufo-Addo has announced that government will absorb three months free electricity bills for the poor, and 50 percent for industries and other households. The relief package which covers bills for April, May, and June, follows an...
In the wake of increasing numbers of positive cases of the novel coronavirus pandemic, some 10,000 people in the country are expected to be tested in the coming week. President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, in his sixth address to the nation on the update of the coronavirus, explained that 10,000...
The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has announced a further extension of the restriction of movement in some parts of the country notably in the Greater Accra, Central and Ashanti regions, as part of efforts to curb the threat of the novel coronavirus. The latest decision, according to the President,...
The total positive cases of COVID-19 in Ghana has increased by 65 to 378 with six deaths. President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, in his sixth address to the nation on the Coronavirus pandemic in the country, said Ghana is doing moderately well in combating the pandemic but would not relent...
The Ghana Employers’ Association (GEA) and Organised Labor are pushing for a meeting with the Ministry of Finance, to among other issues, deliberate on how government can absorb a portion of workers’ salaries to help provide some relief. Director in Charge of Industrial Relations at the GEA, Joseph Kingsley Amuah,...
Telecommunication network, Vodafone Ghana in partnership with the Ghana Statistical Services (GSS)and the Flowminder Foundation are using innovative data science techniques to support the government’s response against COVID-19. The long-standing ‘Data For Good’ partnership between Vodafone Ghana, Ghana Statistical Services and the Flowminder Foundation has enabled the production of rapid...
As COVID-19 crisscrosses Africa, and policymakers are implementing emergency responses, World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has issued a clarion call to African governments: “In other countries,” he said in March, “we have seen how the virus actually accelerates after a certain tipping point, so the best advice...
Ghana Tech Lab, in partnership with Mastercard Foundation’s Young Africa Works, is supporting local solutions in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. The SLI-COVID-19 Challenge aims to support and scale-up innovative solutions to stop the spread of the pandemic. Selected local entrepreneurs stand the chance of being awarded up to...
As the world battles to contain and manage the novel coronavirus pandemic, outpouring of global solidarity and support has become a shared challenge. It is against this backdrop that the Member of Parliament for Effiduase-Asokore constituency in the Ashanti Region, Dr. Nana Ayew Afriyie has moved in to distribute COVID-19...
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