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Location: Western Africa, bordering the Gulf of Guinea, between Cote d'Ivoire and Togo
Capital: Accra
Population: 23,478,000
Independence Day: 6 March 1957 (from UK)
Date Joined: 1957
Currency: Cedi (GHC)
Total Area: 238,540 sq km
Languages: English (official), African languages (including Akan, Moshi-Dagomba, Ewe, and Ga)
Head of the Government: President HE Nana Akufo-Addo (since 7 January 2017)
Web site: http://ghana.gov.gh
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Ghana's President Self-Isolates After COVID-19 Exposure

Ghana's President, Nana Akufo-Addo, is on a 14-day self-isolation after "at least one person within his close circle tested positive for Covid-19." A statement signed by the Information Minister, Kojo Nkrumah, on Saturday, July 4, indicated the move is in compliance with COVID-19 protocols and follows the advice of doctors. "On the advice of doctors, the President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, is from today, July 4, 2020, taking a fourteen (14) day precautionary self- isolation measure

News Source:allafrica
News Type:News Published date: 05-July-2020
  

Ghana health minister tests positive for Covid-19

President Nana Akufo-Addo said the country’s health minister, Kwaku Agyeman Manu is in a stable condition after contracting the new coronavirus. “Let us wish our hardworking minister for health, Kwaku Agyeman Manu, a speedy recovery from the virus, which he contracted in the line of duty,” Akufo-Addo said in an broadcast, giving an update on the pandemic situation in Ghana. The health minister, who has been leading the public education on

News Source:africanews
News Type:News Published date: 16-June-2020
  

Ghana, Akufo-Addo get standing ovation at George Floyd memorial service in US

Ghana and president Akufo-Addo got a special mention and a standing ovation during George Floyd’s funeral service on Tuesday. The family of the murdered African-American expressed their gratitude to Akufo-Addo and the people of Ghana for mourning with them. A resolution read by social impact leader and CEO of Ivy Inc. Ivy McGregor appreciated the Ghana’s solidarity with the family.

News Source:myjoyonline
News Type:News Published date: 11-June-2020
  

George Floyd memorial 'thwarted' in Ghana, protest leader arrested

Dozens of anti-racism protesters in Ghana’s capital Accra, held a vigil Saturday following the death of George Floyd. The unarmed black man, George Floyd, died after Minneapolis police officer knelt on his neck for more than eight minutes. But the peaceful gathering turned into a protest when the police arrested the group’s leader Ernesto Yeboah. He has since been released on bail. Ernesto Yeboah,

News Source:africanews
News Type:News Published date: 10-June-2020
  

Coronavirus GH¢600m stimulus package in Ghana to focus on 9 sectors

Businesses operating in nine selected sectors of the economy are the ones to benefit from the GH?600 million stimulus package meant to cushion micro small and medium enterprise (MSME) from the negative impact of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). The beneficiary sectors are healthcare and pharmaceutical, manufacturing, agri and agri-business, water and sanitation, tourism and hospitality, education, textiles and garments, commerce or trade, and service. These sectors, established to have been negatively impacted by the virus, were identified as beneficiaries under the modalities of the Coronavirus Alleviation Programme (CAP) Business Support Scheme by the National Board and Small Scale Enterprises (NBSSI),

News Source:graphic.com.gh
News Type:News Published date: 17-May-2020
  
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