University of Ghana scientists sequence genomes of novel coronavirus

Scientists at the University of Ghana have successfully sequenced genomes of SARS-CoV-2, the virus responsible for the global COVID-19 pandemic, obtaining important information about the genetic composition of viral strains in 15 of the confirmed cases in Ghana. The scientists, who work at the Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research (NMIMR – College of Health […]

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Parliament Passes Covid-19 National Trust Fund Bill, 2020

Parliament on Thursday April 02 approved the report of the Constitutional, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee which recommended the passing of the COVID-19 National Trust Fund Bill, 2020 under a Certificate of Urgency. The Bill was laid before Parliament on the night of Wednesday April 01, 2020 by the Attorney-General and Minister of Justice, Honourable […]

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Create GH¢100m micro-credit fund to boost productive inclusion for poor, vulnerable – YieldRock

The fiscal and monetary measures to cushion impact of COVID 19 has so far been guided by sector-based considerations. The justification for this approach is not without cause given that consumer demand, particularly in the services sector, have proven more elastic than others. Take for instance, travel and tourism – it has been hardest hit […]

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