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Govt’s approach to combating COVID-19 already yielding results – Edmund Kyei

Global Pandemic Coronavirus otherwise known as COVID-19 has brought the whole world to its knees, leaving most leaders helpless. Even leaders of western countries are having sleepless nights despite their well-developed health systems which are adequately equipped to find solutions to difficult problems; indeed they  are currently struggling to contain the dreadful Read More
General

Ghana’s coronavirus cases now 195

The novel coronavirus cases in Ghana have risen to 195 according to the Health Minister, Kwaku Agyemang Manu. Thirty-four new cases have been recorded since yesterday, Tuesday. The Greater Accra Region has 174 of these cases, the Northern Region has 10, the  Ashanti Region has nine, the Upper West Region has one and the Eastern […]Read More
Business

Cut down ‘over bloated’ gov’t – Steve Manteaw offers alternative to Heritage Fund

An outspoken expert on revenue management in the extractive sector has joined the many voices kicking against government’s plan to draw from the Heritage Fund to mitigate the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic. Dr Steve Manteaw, currently a co-chair of the Ghana Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (GHEITI), said although government is faced with a […]Read More
General

Compulsory house-to-house testing for coronavirus begins in Ayawaso West today

The Ayawaso West Municipal Assembly (AWMA) will begin house-to-house testing for the deadly coronavirus in all communities within the municipality from Wednesday, April 1, 2020. According to the Assembly, the municipality has been identified as a hotspot for the virus, the reason the house-to-house testing campaign has been rolled out. The campaign will span some […]Read More
Business

Fuel to go down 24%

The Institute for Energy Security (IES) is forecasting between 16 and 24% drop in the price of fuel on the local market in the first Pricing-window for April 2020. This is due to the significant fall of 33.36% in the price of Brent crude, coupled with the considerable drop in the prices of petrol (51.29%) […]Read More
General

COVID-19: Remove talk tax – Joe Jackson

Financial analyst Joe Jackson has suggested that the government of Ghana scrap the Communication Service Tax to ease the burden on Ghanaians during this trying time of coronavirus outbreak in the country. According to him, it would be appropriate for the government to use part of the GHS1 billion allocated to the Coronavirus Alleviation Programme, […]Read More