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As COVID-19 causes job losses, psychologist offers advise to anxious employees

A psychologist has advised that employees take care of the practical dimensions of the COVID-19 and the fear of job losses by contacting their employers or unions for advice and by seeking legal advice should it become necessary. The pandemic has brought about lots of uncertainties which is causing fear …

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Stop stigmatising patients who have recovered from COVID-19 – President

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has pleaded with Ghanaians to stop stigmatising persons who have recovered from COVID-19, saying it will not augur well towards the fight against the pandemic. He said the stigmatisation would rather drive people away from getting screened, tested and treated. He stated: “The stigmatisation of …

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Ghana’s performance improves in Budget Survey

The Open Budget Survey (OBS) has revealed that although globally, budget transparency level remains low with the average score of 45, Ghana’s performance has improved from 50 in the last round of survey in 2017 to 54 in 2019. The result ranks Ghana 44th out of 117 countries. A statement …

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Ghana Mobile Money Interoperability volume up to 5.1 million transactions

Mobile money transfers across different networks, also known as Mobile Money Interoperability (MMI), have shot up by 358 percent in the first three months of this year, compared to the same period last year. The volume went up to over 5.12 million transactions from 1.11million in the first quarter of …

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E-commerce sales around the world reaches $25.6tn in 2018 – UNCTAD

As the coronavirus wreaks havoc on lives and economies around the world, new estimates in a report released by the UNCTAD, the UN agency responsible for trade and development, shows that e-commerce has risen to $25.6 trillion in 2018. According to the report released Monday April 27, 2020 and copied …

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Malaria among top 10 OPD cases in  Western and Western North Regions

Malaria is still among the top 10  Out-Patients Department (OPD) cases recorded between 2016 – 2019 in the Western and  Western North Regions, accounting for about 27 per cent of OPD attendance. Dr. Kofi Asemanyi-Mensah, the Deputy Director of Public Health in the Western Region who made this known to …

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UN sets up Africa Knowledge Hub to fight COVID-19

The United Nations has set up the Africa Knowledge Hub to fight the COVID-19 pandemic that is wreaking havoc in countries around the world and disrupting economies. In a press release copied to ghanabusinessnews.com, the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) says the UN is responding to the global …

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