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#CitiBizFestival: Five things you need to do to keep your business alive during crisis

Businesses that wish to thrive and become sustainable in the long term have been advised to consider constant adjustments in some five key operational areas. Director of Business Banking at Absa Bank Ghana Limited, Grace Anim-Yeboah, says it is imperative for organizations to regularly review their models to meet the changing trends. For her, the […]

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Coronavirus: US to temporarily allow certain impurities in hand sanitizer

The Trump administration said this week it will temporarily allow some impurities in alcohol-based hand sanitizer to ensure access to the product during the coronavirus pandemic, reversing course after having tightened restrictions in April. The move will provide clarity on impurity limits for a slew of fuel ethanol companies that had switched to producing hand […]

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I’m ready to kiss two positive COVID-19 patients – Ibra One

– Advertisement – Ghanaian rich business mogul Ibrahim Dauda aka Ibra One has taken to social media (Snapchat precisely) to beg President Akuffo Addo to give him a chance to kiss two of COVID-19 patients to prove a point. READ ALSO: I wish to get married to Agyeman Badu this year – Akuapem Poloo After […]

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New York’s top cop says he doesn’t believe NYPD is racist and urged protesters respect the community

New York City‘s most senior uniformed officer has said he does not believe racism taints the view of the NYPD, as he called for a halt to the throwing of projectiles at police and condemned the wave of looting. Terence Monahan, who knelt with protesters in Washington Square Park on Monday night, said it was […]

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Turkey: Nearly 130,000 recover from Coronavirus

Nearly 130,000 patients have so far recovered in Turkey from the novel coronavirus, the country’s health minister said on Tuesday. Some 786 new cases were reported in the country, bringing the total to 165,555, Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said on Twitter, citing the Health Ministry data. The total number of recoveries from the disease hit […]

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I wish to get married to Agyeman Badu this year – Akuapem Poloo

– Advertisement – Popular Ghanaian socialite, Akuapem Poloo yesterday had a fun-filled night of her life as she celebrated her 31st birthday in a grand style. READ ALSO: Sarkodie damns Sammy Gyamfi for using George Floyd’s murder for politics Friends, family and colleagues in the showbiz fraternity passed through to share in her joy at […]

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Meghan Markle discusses her experiences with racism in resurfaced 2012 video

Meghan Markle candidly opened up about her experiences with racism in a 2012 campaign video that has resurfaced in light of George Floyd’s death and the Black Lives Matter protests.  In the clip, which was filmed as part of the ‘I Won’t Stand For…’ campaign for non-profit organization Erase the Hate, Meghan, now 38, discusses […]

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Donald Trump boasts ‘D.C. had no problems’ because of ‘overwhelming force’ and ‘domination’

Donald Trump bragged Tuesday that law enforcement ‘dominated’ in Washington, D.C. Monday night as he claimed there were ‘no problems’ with rioters, but in the same tweet claimed there were ‘many arrests’ – then motorcaded past the remnants of chaos to visit a Catholic shrine. ‘D.C. had no problems last night,’ Trump boasted in his […]

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#CitiBizFestival: Partnerships key to restarting businesses post COVID – Michael Mensah-Baah

The Chief Operating Officer of Absa Bank Ghana Limited, Michael Mensah-Baah, says partnerships and the ability to control an organization’s cash flow are essential items needed to restart businesses post COVID-19. Citing the opportunities created in the delivery services sector for instance due to restrictions, he said interested businesses can merge to reduce the cost […]

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#CitiBizFestival: Absa Director lists four areas businesses could focus on during crisis

Director of Business Banking at Absa Bank Ghana, Grace Anim-Yeboah has highlighted four strategic areas that Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) must focus on as part of efforts to restrategize and scale up their businesses in hard times like the Coronavirus pandemic. She was speaking on the second day of the on-air series of Citi […]

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First photos of Obofour and Queen Ciara newborn triplet hit online

Obofour’s wife, Queen Ciara and her triplet One of the news which went viral all over social media in late May was the news of Queen Ciara, Obofuor’s wife’s childbirth. It emerged that Queen Ciara had given birth to triplets and the babies are as beautiful as their parents. SEE ALSO: The secret wife of […]

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#CitiBizFestival: Stay relevant with digitization amid COVID-19 – Absa Dir. to employees

Business Banking Director at Absa Bank, Grace Anim-Yeboah, has stressed the need for employees to harness the power of digitization in order to stay relevant amid the COVID-19 pandemic . According to her, digital tools are critical for surviving a crisis conversation. “It is key to surviving and thriving as the pandemic continues to disrupt […]

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#CitiBizFestival: Review Business Models to meet changing trends – ABSA Dir. urges SMEs

The Director of Business Banking at Absa Bank Ghana, Grace Anim-Yeboah, has advised businesses to regularly review their models to meet the changing trends. The disruption of most activities by the novel coronavirus pandemic globally, has caused some businesses to overhaul their operations altogether, while others have been compelled to fold up. Nonetheless, new opportunities […]

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Sarkodie damns Sammy Gyamfi for using George Floyd’s murder for politics

– Advertisement – Sarkodie has castigated NDC’s National Communications Director, Sammy Gyamfi after defending and clarifying the logic behind his disputable decision to interpolate the murder of George Floyd in a cartoon criticising the Electoral Commission. READ ALSO: Sammy Gyamfi mocks the memory of George Floyd in an attempt to defame the EC & NPP Sammy […]

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Civil rights leaders say they are ‘disappointed and stunned’ at call with Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg was slammed by civil rights leaders Monday for ‘lacking the ability to understand’ why the site should have deleted incendiary posts from President Trump.  Three civil rights leaders issued a joint statement in which they condemned Zuckerberg’s excuses as ‘incomprehensible’ and said they were ‘disappointed and stunned’ after a call with […]

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Ato Forson yet to file question on GHS280.3M allocation – Parliament

Parliament has clarified that the Ranking Member of the Finance Committee of Parliament, Cassiel Ato Forson, is yet to file a question on the expenditure returns of GHS280.3 million allocated for the coronavirus fight. Mr. Forson had reportedly claimed on Accra-based Joy FM that he filed the question during the partial-lockdown period. These concerns from […]

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Coronavirus UK: Weekly death toll lowest since March lockdown

Britain is on track to have zero Covid-19 deaths by the end of June, a leading expert predicts, as the Department of Health announced 324 more coronavirus victims today.  Professor Carl Heneghan, University of Oxford, said he would expect there to be no ‘excess deaths’ when Office for National Statistics, which take into account both […]

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COVID-19: Government must provide protocols for vulnerable groups – Analyst

The government must outline specific guidelines for persons at more risk of COVID-19 as public gatherings restrictions are eased, a governance analyst, Kwame Mfodwo has said. This is after the government came out with detailed conditions for religious gatherings. He is of the view the various protocols released by the state may be neglecting more […]

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Coronavirus UK: Death rate higher among BAME individuals

Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) people are more likely to die from Covid-19, a government review has confirmed. The Public Health England (PHE) report revealed Britons of Bangladeshi ethnicity had around twice the risk of white Brits of dying with the coronavirus.  And it showed black people, as well as those of Chinese, Indian, […]

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Bernard Mornah discharged after CID interrogation

The Chairman of the People’s National Convention (PNC) has been discharged after he was interrogated by the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) of the Ghana Police Service. Mr. Mornah was at the offices of the CID to answer questions about some public statements he made which were deemed to be threats on the Electoral Commission. After […]

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Mother’s £195,000 dream cliff edge home falls 70ft to the beach below after huge landslide in Kent

A mother-of-five’s dream house, left hanging on the edge of a cliff after a huge landslide, collapsed into the void in the early hours of this morning.  Dramatic images show how the bungalow in Eastchurch, Kent, has been shattered overnight after the ground underneath it continued to give way. Emma Tullett, who was not insured […]

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Ethiopia coronavirus: 131m masks needed, active cases pass 1,000

Ethiopia is one of East / Horn of Africa’s least impacted nations as compared to rate of COVID-19 case growth and infection of its neighbours. A state of emergency lasting five-months has been imposed by the Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed led government. All land borders have since been shut as a virus control measure with […]

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Nigeria coronavirus: 10,578 cases; restrictions relaxed, evacuations ‘halted’

Nigeria, Africa’s most populous country, became the third African country to record over 10,000 cases of COVID-19. The milestone was reached on May 31 when 307 new cases took its tally to 10,162. As Africa’s biggest economy, the federal government has continued to enforce regulations across the board even though most state governments have moved […]

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Tourism bosses warn quarantine plans could see 60% of jobs go as the PM swings behind ‘air bridges’

Boris Johnson must drops plans to quarantine visitors to the UK to avoid a ‘catastrophic’ hammer blow to the tourism and hospitality industries that could lead to tens of thousands of job loses, leading industry bosses warned today. Some 124 chief executive and owners of businesses worth a combined £5billion said they expect to make up […]

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Ethiopia probing critical human rights report – after rejection

June 1: Ethiopia to ‘probe’ Amnesty report Ethiopia will probe a critical human rights report by Amnesty International, Attorney General Adanech Abiebie confirmed on Monday. Amnesty’s report said extrajudicial killings had been undertaken by the security forces in 2019 in Oromia and Amhara regions. She posted the development on Twitter: “Now, we are working on […]

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Billboard ranks Shatta Wale the most-watched artiste in Ghana

Shatta Wale Billboard Billboard has ranked Shatta Wale the most-watched artist in Ghana in its international ranking of the top five homegrown musical acts in 11 African countries based on local YouTube views. READ ALSO: Pope Skinny throws shots at Shatta Wale in new diss song Shatta Wale is arguably the most prominent Ghanaian artiste who boasts of an undisputedly large and cult-like fan base, massive airplay, numerous […]

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227 new cases push Ghana’s Coronavirus count to 8,297; recoveries now 2,986

Ghana’s COVID-19 case count has risen to 8,297 following the confirmation of 227 new cases. This was confirmed in the Ghana Health Service’s case count update of Tuesday, June 2, 2020. The update also indicates that 39 more people have recovered from the virus, increasing the tally for recoveries to 2,841. Two more persons have […]

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Professor Lockdown’ Neil Ferguson admits he has the ‘greatest respect’ for Sweden

Professor Neil Ferguson has admitted he is looking ‘very closely’ at Sweden‘s coronavirus success to help pave the way for a post-lockdown Britain.  The Imperial College London scientist said he had the ‘greatest respect’ for the Scandinavian nation, which has managed to suffer fewer deaths per capita than the UK without imposing draconian restrictions.  The epidemiologist – dubbed Professor […]

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Two 18-year-old organisers of the London Black Lives Matter protest are revealed 

Two 18-year-olds have been revealed as organising the London protests over the killing of George Floyd which sparked violence on the capital’s streets. Thousands of Black Lives Matter protestors defied a ban on mass gatherings to rally at Trafalgar Square on Sunday before making their way to the gates of Downing Street and then south […]

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