COVID-19 PALLIATIVE! Ghanaians to Enjoy Free Water, Electricity for 3 More Months

Published On: September 24, 2020, 11:01 am (1 month ago)
Author: kacy lee
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The government has announced a number of relief packages to ameliorate the hardship brought onto Ghanaians as a result of the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Minister Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta announced the packages in Accra yesterday when the presented the 2020 mid-year fiscal policy review to Parliament.

According to the minister, the relief packages were to bring financial and social relief to businesses and the citizenry as well as stimulate the economy.

Among them are the three months extension of free water and electricity supply for the citizens, reduction in the Communication Service Tax from nine to five per cent.

In addition, the government has increased the Coronavirus Alleviation Programme Business Support Scheme (CAPBuSS) by GH¢150million to support businesses, and the establishment of a GH¢2 billion Guarantee facility to support all sectors of business and job creation.

The CAP-BuSS of GH¢600 million was designed to specifically support micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) and was launched by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on 19th May, 2020.

Government's covid-19 free water policy has been extended for another three months. The extension takes effect from October 1 and ends on December 31




-- trulyval (m) at 24-09-2020 12:10 PM
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Government that cares for it's people.
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-- dopygenius Online (m) at 24-09-2020 01:38 PM
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This is a country and a government that feels the pain of the Masses,not this okobo terrorist failed Bastard of a president that nigeria has produced,now he don travel out from the country again....Failed fools Angry
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-- kaposky (m) at 24-09-2020 03:50 PM
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IT SHALL NEVER BE WELL WITH THE USELESS FEDERAL WICKED GOVERNMENT OF NIGERIA
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-- Henrybobo (m) at 24-09-2020 07:54 PM
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Honestly it's so weird how Nigeria is so backwards with all it's natural resources, and also very smart and talented people all over the country, butt still look at how bad Nigeria is
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