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Ghana Requests Rapid Credit Facility Disbursement to Help Fight the Coronavirus

WASHINGTON D.C., United States of America, March 24, 2020/ — IMF’s African Department director Abebe Aemro Selassie today made the following statement: “Last week, the IMF received Ghana’s request for a disbursement under the Rapid Credit Facility to help the country address the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. We are working hard to evaluate […]

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Coronavirus – Ghana: Situation Update, Confirmed Covid-19 Cases In Ghana As At 24 March 2020

Coronavirus – Ghana: Situation Update, Confirmed Covid-19 Cases In Ghana As At 24 March 2020 As of 24 March, total of 1,030 are under mandatory quarantine; 844 have had their samples taken; 510 have had the samples tested; and out of these twenty-six (26) tested positive for COVID-19 ACCRA, Ghana, March 24, 2020/ — As […]

Ekrem Imamoglu, the candidate of the secular opposition Republican People's Party, CHP, waves to supporters at a celebratory rally in Istanbul, late Sunday, June 23, 2019. Tens of thousands of people attended an election night celebration after a repeated vote in Istanbul made Imamoglu the mayor-elect of Turkey's largest city. (Onur Gunay/Imamoglu Media team via AP)
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Landmark Istanbul loss a blow to Turkey’s Erdogan

ISTANBUL – The opposition candidate for mayor of Istanbul celebrated a landmark win Sunday in a closely watched repeat election that ended weeks of political tension and broke the long hold President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s party had on leading Turkey’s largest city. “Thank you, Istanbul,” Ekrem Imamoglu, 49, said to the tens of thousands of people who gathered to […]

President Akufo-Addo will be in Jamaica today, Saturday, for a two-day official working tour.
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Akufo-Addo Fly To Jamaica Today

Nana Akufo-Addo is to participate in key activities there including a tour of the Seville Great House and Heritage Park in St Ann. The visit by the President is part of his working visit to five Caribbean nations to promote the “Year of Return”. Jamaica’s Prime Minister, Andrew Holness will hold talks with President Akufo-Addo […]

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Mahama completed only 29 E-Block schools – Education Minister

The Mahama administration completed only 29 of its flagship E block community day schools before exiting office, the Minister of Education, Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh has stated. This assertion is contrary to figures given by the previous administration which put the figure above 50 out of the 200 projects. Dr. Prempeh made the disclosure on […]