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We’re not laying – off workers – Kempinski Hotel

Kempinski Hotel Gold Coast City has dismissed reports of the massive lay off of workers amid major upheavals in businesses due to the coronavirus pandemic. Reports are rife that this is occurring largely because the luxurious hotel is struggling to keep business afloat in recent times. Finance Minister, Ken Ofori …

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Akufo-Addo directs urgent resumption of Aayalolo bus service

President Nana Akufo-Addo has directed the Minister for Finance and the Minister of Transport to work together to ensure the internationalization of the Aayalolo service which has been halted due to financial challenges. The Greater Accra Passenger Transport Executive (GAPTE) on Thursday said it had temporarily grounded its Aayalolo buses …

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World Bank supports Ghana with $100m to fight coronavirus

The World Bank is providing US$100 million to Ghana to assist the country in tackling the Coronavirus pandemic. The fund will be in the form of a short, medium and long-term support. In addition to the emergency facility, a US$65 million contingency emergency response component was triggered from the Greater Accra Resilient …

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Ghana, others most hard hit amid coronavirus and oil price plunge

The African Energy Chamber analyses the most vulnerable African countries amid the Covid-19 pandemic and low oil price. Angola revises national budget and suspends CAPEX; Senegal’s first oil development faces debt arrangement challenges; Nigeria poised for a major revenue loss; Analysts predict Ghana will get half its projected revenue; Cameroon …

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Coronavirus: Prostitution banned in Tamale

Northern Regional Minister Salifu Sa-eed has banned prostitution in Tamale with immediate effect. This comes after a Guinean national who tested positive for the deadly coronavirus escaped from the quarantine facility where she and nine others were being kept. A statement issued and signed by the Minister who is also …

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How to make money with your Whatsapp status

WhatsApp has daily active users of an over a billion people. A lot of these people use it every day as a means of communicating with close friends, family and even entertainment from very engaging content from their contact’s status updates, therefore, a great way to earn an income when …

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Govt runs to World Bank for $35m coronavirus fund

The Minister of Finance, Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, last Saturday laid before Parliament a $35-million financing agreement for the Ghana COVID-19 emergency preparedness and response project. The facility, if approved, will be provided by the World Bank Group as part of the $100 million the government is seeking from the group …

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