Sunday, June 26, 2022
 East Asian countries are outperforming the United States and Europe in controlling the COVID-19 pandemic, despite the fact that the outbreak began in China, to which the rest of East Asia is very closely bound by trade and travel. The US and Europe should be learning as rapidly as...
Total Petroleum Ghana Limited has presented Veronica buckets and other sanitation equipment to driver unions in three regions, as part of efforts to stop the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country. The oil marketing company made the gesture at the Sankpala taxi rank in Tamale, Northern Region and other...
The Ghana Export-Import Bank (GEXIM) has presented a cheque for GH¢250,000.00 and 270 packs of Eku Fruit Juice as its support towards the management and prevention of the COVID-19 pandemic in the Country. Making the donation on behalf of the Bank, the Board Chairman, Kodwo Boateng Gyenfi, said the donation...
Mastercard Foundation, in partnership with the National Board for Small Scale Industries (NBSSI), an agency under the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MOTI), has announced the creation of an Emergency Program to support micro-, small-, and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) and start-ups in Ghana during the economic downturn caused by...
The Management of Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) has presented GH¢500,000.00 to the COVID-19 National Trust Fund at a short ceremony on Wednesday, April 8, 2020 at the Jubilee House as part of efforts to support the government’s fight against the COVID-19 global pandemic. The Board Chairman of...
 In The Fortunes of Africa, author Martin Meredith describes a Dutch sailing ship that dropped off a load of laundry for the Khoikhoi, the local inhabitants of the southwestern cape of Africa whom Europeans called Hottentots. The year was 1713. The Khoikhoi washed the laundry and were duly paid....
Ghana Hotels Association has observed with deep concern an advice purported to have been given to Government by an Economist, Dr. Laud Mensah, in relation to government's consideration of a stimulus package for the hospitality industry in the wake of the damaging impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic. Much as the...
Consolidated Bank Ghana (CBG) has supported the Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research (NMIMR) and the COVID-19 National Trust Fund with a total amount of GH¢200,000 to the fight the novel coronavirus pandemic in Ghana. The GH¢100,000 donation, to each of the two institutions, is part of CBG’s GH¢1million commitment...
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...
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