The Bank of Ghana announced a 150 Basis point cut of its benchmark interest rate to 14.5 per cent, while the South African Reserve Bank cut its Repo rate by 100 basis points to 5.25 percent. Joining CNBC Africa to analyse the global monetary policy response to the COVID-19 pandemic as we await the decision of Nigeria’s Monetary Policy Committee, are Charles Robertson, Global Chief Economist at Renaissance Capital, Bismarck Rewane, CEO of Financial Derivatives, Lanre Buluro Director, Chapel Hill Denham and Abdulrahman Yinusa, Governing Council Member of the Chartered Institute of Bankers….
The COVID-19 Nigeria situation report for 4th June, 2020 has been published. Our daily COVID-19 situation reports provide a summary of the epidemiological situation & response activities in Nigeria. Download via: https://bit.ly/3bWXXqpDistributed by APO Group on behalf of Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).Media filesDownload logo
Download logoAn initiative has been started in Mombasa to assist the mentally disabled to be tested for COVID-19. We thank Mama Amina Abdallah, the chairperson of Mombasa Women Empowerment Network for this act of humanity.Distributed by APO Group on behalf of Ministry of Health, Kenya.
COVID-19 Update: A total of 34696 COVID-19 tests were conducted in the last 24 hours (4 June). There are 3267 new cases of COVID-19. Sadly, we report 56 new COVID-19 related deaths and send our condolences to the loved ones. Click link for a full report: https://bit.ly/2My9Yr8.Distributed by APO Group on behalf of National Institute for Communicable Diseases, South Africa (NICD).Media filesDownload logo
Coronavirus – South Africa: Minister Zweli Mkhize confirms total of 40792 cases of Coronavirus COVID-19
Download logoAs of today, the cumulative number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa is 40 792 with 3267 new cases identified. Case Data: Province Total cases for 4 June 2020 Percentage total Eastern Cape 4936 12,1 Free State 322 0,8 Gauteng 4845 11,9 KwaZulu-Natal 2869 7,0
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