Building 94 hospitals within a year is impossible – Prof. Bokpin

Economist and Professor of Finance at the University of Ghana Business School has stated that government’s promise to construct 94 new hospitals within a year is impossible. Godfred Alufar Bokpin explained that the reeling effect of Covid-19 on the economy will make this the materialization of this plan very difficult. “Are we in the position to absorb such a massive cost? Particularly from one sector, health? During the pandemic, we were living from hand to mouth and whatever we were collecting by way of tax revenue was essentially just wages…

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Meeting Was Normal Work — EC But NDC Thinks Otherwise

The Electoral Commission (EC) says its meeting at the City Escape Hotel in Accra is a normal meeting of the commission with its directors. “It is an in-house meeting of directors which we hold three times in a year as part of our operations,” it said. Speaking in an interview with the Daily Graphic, a Deputy Chairperson of the EC in charge of Corporate Services, Dr Bossman Asare, explained that the meeting could have taken place at the EC’s headquarters. He said the EC chose to relocate the meeting to…

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Liberia’s Justice Minister Tests Positive For Coronavirus

The health authorities in Liberia have announced that Justice Minister Frank Musa Dean has tested positive for Covid-19 and was receiving treatment in a hospital outside the capital, Monrovia. Mr Dean is quoted in the independent FrontPage Africa newspaper as saying late Sunday night he had been informed by Dr Musoko Fallah, head of the National Public Health Institute (NPHIL), that his Covid-19 test results came back positive. “I am hopeful,” Mr Dean is quoted as saying by the FrontPage Africa newspaper.  “The doctors at the 14 Military Hospital are…

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