Sunday, November 28, 2021
as some companies lay off workers crunch time beckons for companies The Ghana Employers’ Association 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. According to...
On a typical workday, hundreds of thousands of men clad in overalls and carrying safety equipment and head lamps assemble at South Africa’s mine shafts. They crowd into cramped elevators to be lowered miles underground, where they hack at seams of gold or platinum and haul ore in intense...
A 165-strong international group including 92 former Presidents and Prime ministers have penned an open letter addressed to G20 leaders, demanding the creation of a G20 executive task force and an immediate global pledging conference that would approve and coordinate a multi-billion-dollar coronavirus fighting fund. Among other concerns, the group...
As of yesterday, the total case-count for COVID-19 jumped to 287 after the country recorded 73 more cases, the Ghana Health Service announced. The regional distribution of cases are as follows: Greater Accra Region has most cases (258) followed by the Ashanti Region (18), Northern Region (10), Upper West Region...
In December 2019, the world got to know that a novel human coronavirus had begun to spread undetected among the population of Wuhan, a large city in the Hubei province of China. Since then, this novel coronavirus has spread to several countries beyond Asia. The World Health Organisation (WHO),...
With each passing day, the 2008 global financial crisis increasingly looks like a mere dry run for today’s economic catastrophe. The short-term collapse in global output now underway already seems likely to rival or exceed that of any recession in the last 150 years. Even with all-out efforts by central...
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