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World Bank: Ghana’s Economy Was Tumbling Before Covid-19 Hit [Audio]

The World Bank has said even though COVID-19 has not helped Ghana’s economic standing, the situation started getting bad before than pandemic hit.   Speaking at the 65th Independence Day Lecture held at the Economics Department of the University of Ghana, Legon, on Monday, March 7, 2022, on the ‘state …

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COVID-19: President Akufo-Addo Sets New Deadline For Vaccinating 20 Million Ghanaians

With the year winding to a close, President Nana Akufo-Addo has backed down from the initial target to vaccinate 20 million Ghanaians before the end of 2021. He now views the end of the first quarter of 2022 as a more feasible target. “That 20 million target, we may not …

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Jamaican Dancehall Artiste, Beenie Man Arrested In Ghana For Allegedly Evading COVID-19 Quarantine

Popular Jamaican dancehall artiste, Anthony Moses Davis, popularly known as Beenie Man, was arrested a few days ago by Ghanaian authorities for allegedly evading COVID-19 quarantine.   MyGhanaMedia.com information suggests that Beenie Man tested positive for the virus upon arrival at the Kotoka International Airport last week and was sent …

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Akufo-Addo To Address The Nation On Covid-19 Today

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo will be addressing the nation on the measures to fight the coronavirus pandemic today, Wednesday December 15. The 27th address on the pandemic is scheduled to take place at 8PM.       Fellow Ghanaians Update No. 27: Measures taken to combat spread of Coronavirus. …

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A/R: “500,000 People Targeted To Be Vaccinated At The End Of December” – Dr. Emmanuel Tenkorang

Dr. Emmanuel Tenkorang, the Ashanti Regional Health Director

The Covid-19 has placed a heavy toll on human and economic development in Ghana and the Ashanti Region has been one of the regions being affected by this pandemic. The Ashanti Regional Health Directorate today, 6 December, 2021 has launched the Ashanti Regional Covid-19 Vaccination Month with the aim of …

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Government’s Over Expenditure In 2020 Has Taken A Toll On The Economy – Economics Lecturer

Senior Lecturer at the Department of Economics, University of Ghana, Dr. Priscilla Twumasi Baffuor has said that government’s over expenditure in 2020 amid the Covid-19 pandemic has taken a toll on the economy. Speaking on Newsfile, on Saturday, she explained that there was much-unplanned expenditure including freebies like free electricity …

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Check Out Where To Receive 1st And 2nd Dose Of Covid-19 Vaccine From Sept. 24 To 29

The Ghana Health Service will today, Friday, innoculate Ghanaians above the age of 17years who have not yet been vaccinated against the Covid-19 pandemic in the Greater Accra Regional Health Directorate.   Aside from that section of the general public, individuals who have received just the first jab of the …

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Ghana Takes Delivery Of Over 1.2 Million Doses Of Moderna Vaccines

The Government of Ghana on Saturday, September 4, received one of its largest shipment of Covid-19 vaccines yet – 1.2 doses of Moderna vaccines through the COVAX Facility. A delegation led by the Deputy Minister of Health, Mr Mahama Asei Seini on behalf of government received the vaccines at the …

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W/R: Covid-19 Patient Found Dead After Allegedly Escaping From Admission [Photos]

A 55-year-old Covid-19 patient has been found dead after he escaped from the Effia Nkwanta Regional Hospital’s Covid Center in the Western Region. Narrating the sad event to Connect FM on Thursday, August 19, Deputy Director of Nursing Services for Effia Nkwanta Regional Hospital Justina Amo Yartey said the deceased, …

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We’ll Not Default In Debt Payment – Deputy Finance Minister

Government has given a firm assurance that it will not default in its debt obligations despite the rising level of same.   The Deputy Minister of Finance explained that funds are being invested in some productive sectors and projects that will help pay back these loans on time.   Dr …

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