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Ghana’s economy is rebounding faster from pandemic impact, says Akufo-Addo

by on September 15, 2021 0
Ghana’s economy is rebounding faster from the impact of COVID-19 than envisioned, according to President Nana Akufo-Addo. Like many countries globally, the West African nation’s economy took a hit through 2020 as COVID-19 ravaged the world, shutting down businesses, industries, prompted by government-imposed lockdowns. “After recording negative growth in the second and third quarters... Read More

US to ship 2 million Moderna vaccine to Kenya, Ghana

by on September 2, 2021 0
The United States will begin shipping more than 2 million doses of Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine to Kenya and Ghana this week through the COVAX global distribution program, a White House official said. The United States is sending 880,460 doses to Kenya and 1,229,620 doses to Ghana, the official said, the latest installments in a U.S.... Read More

Ghana’s Cedi Heads for Weakest-Ever Close against Dollar

by on August 25, 2021 0
The biggest injection of dollars yet by Ghana’s central bank failed to stem the cedi’s slide on Wednesday amid a surge in foreign-currency demand from importers. The Ghanaian currency dropped 1.6 percent to 6.03 a dollar by 11:52 a.m. in Accra, poised for the weakest close on record. That erased the 1.4 percent gain... Read More

With #FixTheCountry, Ghana youth protests against unemployment, hardship

by on August 4, 2021 0
Ghanaians kicked off a series of planned protests aimed at pressuring President Nana Akufo-Addo’s administration to do more to create jobs for the youth, improve health-care and education standards, and bring down living costs. Hundreds of Ghanaians, mainly young people converged at the Obra Spot at Kwame Nkrumah interchange, Accra, for #FixTheCountry demonstration. The... Read More

IMF projects 4.7% economic rebounds for Ghana in 2021

by on July 22, 2021 0
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has lauded Ghana for exiting the Financial Action Task Force’s (FATF’s) anti-money laundering (AML) and counter-terrorism financing (CTF) list. Ghana was taken off the FATF’s “grey list” in June this year. The country was added to the FATF’s “grey list” in February last year after the global watchdog found... Read More