Tag: Nana Akufo-Addo

How Ghana plans to help its COVID-19 hit industries stay open

Ghana’s President Nana Akufo-Addo says the country has reached an agreement with the Bank of Ghana and other commercial banks in the country to raise three billion cedis to support specific industries affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. John Gatsi, Dean of the School of Business at the University of Cape Coast joins CNBC Africa to assess the palliatives rolled by the Ghanaian government so far.

Here’s what Ghana is doing to strengthen measures against COVID-19 pandemic

In his seventh address to the nation, Ghana’s President Nana Akufo-Addo announced the suspension of the 3-week partial lockdown citing the country’s better understanding of the dynamism of the coronavirus, an expansion in the number of treatment and isolation centre among others as reasons for the suspension. Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, Ghana’s Information Minister joins CNBC Africa for more.

Ghana lifts lockdown on key regions as COVID-19 cases reach 1,042

Ghana on Monday ended a three-week lockdown on two key regions as the west African nation's leader said testing had improved and the measures were having a "severe" impact on the poor.

African nations close borders, cancel flights amid coronavirus pandemic

Several African governments on Sunday closed borders, canceled flights and imposed strict entry and quarantine requirements to contain the spread of the new coronavirus, which has a foothold in at least 26 countries on the continent as cases keep rising.

World Economic Forum: President Akufo-Addo on Ghana’s response strategy for climate change

Ghana’s President, Nana Akufo-Addo says the country’s national budget reflects its commitment towards the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). He made this remark while speaking on Ghana’s climate change strategy, economic transformation and more at a press conference in the ongoing World Economic Forum in Davos.

Ghana woos investors

Ghana's President Nana Akufo-Addo says the country welcomes investors in the government's priority areas. The Ghana Investment Promotion Centre is charged with promoting and facilitating investments into the country. Yofi Grant, CEO of the GIPC joins CNBC Africa to discuss the challenges.

This West African country is considering a century bond worth $50 bln to finance infrastructure development

The West African nation’s plan is to secure long-term funding to build critical infrastructure for industrial development.

Ghana’s economy back on track: President

Ghana’s economy is rebounding and the major commodity exporter is poised to wean itself off bailouts through sustained fiscal discipline and a battle against corruption, President Nana Akufo-Addo said on Wednesday. The former...