Tags : Economic Crisis

Ghana Increases Salaries By 30 Percent Amid High Inflation Rates

In a joint statement, the Ghanaian government and trade unions have announced an agreement to raise all public employees’ pay by 30% starting in 2023 as the nation works to cut its debt and control skyrocketing inflation. A few months after hardship sparked street demonstrations in Accra that forced the government to request assistance from […]Read More

MPs In Uganda Receive $30M For Luxury Cars Amid Covid

A total of 529 Members of Parliament (MPs) in Uganda have received $56,500 each to buy new cars amidt economic crisis made worse by the coronavirus pandemic. On June 18, President Yoweri Museveni announced renewed restrictions on schools, churches and bars as part of his government’s plan to curb the rising cases of Covid-19 infection. […]Read More