National

Today’s front pages: Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Daily Graphic

  • 1st Day of restrictions: Travellers turn ‘tricksters’; desperate to move to regions
  • $100-million COVID-19 Fund ready for disbursement – Finance Minister
  • 37 Tamale hospital staff quarantined
  • ADB votes GHS1 million for COVID-19 fight

B&FT

  • COVID-19: Ofori-Atta counts GHS9.5bn cost to economy
  • Enough food available, don’t stock at high prices
  • Zeepay becomes first non-bank institution to secure mobile money licence

Ghanaian Times

  • Accra, Kumasi deserted on first day of 14-day lockdown.
  • Don’t stockpile food, there is enough for all year
  • 37,000 police-cum -military personnel deployed to enforce lockdown
  • Local Government Ministry, NADMO, Zoomlion spray over 169 markets in 3 regions to prevent spread of COVID-19

The New Crusading Guide

  • Government officials donate salary towards COVID-19 fight
  • Elders of Teacher Kotei/Ferguson family petition Director CID over their parcel of land
  • NaCCA boss presents motorbikes to NPP coordinators