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  • April 2, 2020

    Acclaimed South...

    Ramjee was internationally recognised for her work in the field of microbicide research. Ramjee received awards for her work in finding new HIV prevention methods [Facebook]   Gita Ramjee, a world-renowned scientist from South Africa, has died due to the coronavirus. Ramjee died on Tuesday a hospital in Durban on the East...

  • April 2, 2020

    How many...

    The US now has the most coronavirus cases in the world. As testing continues, the number is expected to rapidly climb. Health workers check people in their cars at a new drive-through coronavirus disease (COVID-19) testing facility at the South Beach Psychiatric Center in the Staten Island borough of New...

  • April 2, 2020

    Contenting with...

    Rev. Dr. Frank Ofosu-Appiah, The Founder and Senior Pastor of All Nations Church, in his Sunday message entitled “Contending with Horses”, mentioned that God will not make you a promise with the intention that he does not want it to come to pass. Every word God has spoken is sure....

  • April 2, 2020

    Kenyan president...

    Police accused of using heavy-handed tactics to enforce the dusk to dawn curfew since its introduction on Friday. Relatives carry the body of 13-year-old Yasin Hussein Moyo for burial who was shot and killed by a bullet in the violence [Brian Inganga/AP Photo]   Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta has apologised...

  • April 2, 2020

    Tracking Africa’s...

    More than 200 people have died from COVID-19 including former heads of state since first case was confirmed in February. Most countries on the continent have put in place restrictions to prevent the spread of the virus [Rogan Ward/Reuters] Less than two months after Egypt became the first country in Africa to...

  • April 2, 2020

    COVID-19: Health...

    The Minister of Information, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah has said the Minister of Health, Kwaku Agyeman Manu “misspoke” when he indicated that the Bank of Ghana Hospital will only be treating VIPs and its staff who may be infected with the Coronavirus disease also known as COVID-19. The Minister of Health,...

  • April 2, 2020

    Ghanaians benefit...

    So many Ghanaians last Sunday benefitted from a charitable work undertaken by businessman Nana Kwame Bediako popularly known as Cheddar. The successful businessman toured some parts of Accra and distributed bags of rice, water, bottles of oil among other things to persons with disabilities, widowed and the less privileged. The...

  • April 2, 2020

    COVID-19: FBNBank...

    Management of FBNBank Ghana Limited has assured the public that notwithstanding the outbreak of COVID-19 as a result of which movement has been restricted in parts of the country, all its branches remain open to provide services. According to a statement on the bank’s website, the Bank noted that “following...

  • April 2, 2020

    July’s budget...

    The Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta is hopeful that the new budget to be presented in Parliament in July 2020, will reposition Ghana’s economy to meet the global impact of the COVID-19 outbreak. He says discussions are already underway among Finance Ministers in Africa to find mechanisms to restore the...

  • April 2, 2020

    Cutting down...

    Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta has shot down requests for government to reduce the number of Ministers and other Presidential Staffers as a measure to raise more funds for the Coronavirus Alleviation Programme (CAP). According to him, heeding to such a move will make no significant change in the government’s fight...

  • April 2, 2020

    Parliament approves...

    Parliament has approved a $35 million World Bank loan for Ghana’s fight against Coronavirus. The World Bank will disburse the funds under the rapid credit facility aimed at fighting covid-19 The money will augment government’s budget for the fight against the deadly virus. Government has faced resistance over the possibility...

  • April 2, 2020

    Businesses shut...

    The normally busy markets in the Upper East Region have all been shut following the national disinfection exercise by the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development in collaboration with waste management company Zoomlion Ghana Limited. The exercise which will see 105 markets being disinfected is part of efforts by...

  • April 2, 2020

    Standard Chartered...

    Standard Chartered Bank Ghana Limited has announced a relief package for its clients across the Corporate, Commercial, Business, Priority and Personal Banking segments in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Bank has designed relief programmes including tenor extensions and interest rate reductions on eligible local currency loans for clients in vulnerable sectors...

  • April 2, 2020

    Lockdown: Action...

    Action Chapel International led by its Founder, Archbishop Nicholas Duncan-Williams, has reached out to over four hundred (400 ) of its members who are in need of food in the lockdown period. The gesture was undertaken by a team of dedicated Cell leaders who visited members at their homes.Items donated...

  • April 2, 2020

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  • April 2, 2020

    Lockdown: Stop...

    Deputy Minister of Defence Major Rtd. Derrick Oduro says his outfit has intelligence that some persons are hell-bent on thwarting the lockdown directive by President Akufo-Addo. The Nkoranza North legislator points to persons leaking misleading videos and others intentionally coming out to test the paws of the security personnel on...

  • April 2, 2020

    COVID-19: British...

    British Airways will today suspend around 36,000 of its 45,000 staff as coronavirus left the airline on its knees. The airline has reached a broad deal with the Unite union that will include the suspension of 80 per cent of its cabin crew, ground staff, engineers and those working at the head...

  • April 2, 2020

    Afram Plains:...

    A violent rainstorm has ripped off 60 houses and displaced 460 occupants at Kwaekese a farming community in Kwahu Afram Plains North District of the Eastern Region. Two persons were injured. One of them identified as Adzo Gbadegbe was seriously hurt hence admitted at Donkokrom Presbyterian Hospital. The displaced residents...

  • April 2, 2020

    GUTA wants...

    The Ghana Union Traders Association (GUTA) wants the Bank of Ghana to compel all financial institutions to waive loan repayments for businesses as directed by the government. The Finance Minister announced in Parliament on Monday, 30 March 2020 some fiscal measures to mitigate the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. They...

  • April 2, 2020

    Ho: Fire...

    Fire has razed through the Central Assemblies of God Church at Ho in the Volta Region. Two fire fighters who were helping douse the fire were also injured in the process. The incident occurred on Wednesday, 1 April 2020 while some youth of the church were streaming a service live...

  • April 2, 2020

    Be “firm...

    Flag bearer of the main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), John Dramani Mahama has called on Service Commanders of the various security agencies involved in enforcing government’s lockdown in some parts of the country to brief security officials to be “firm but fair” in the discharge of their duties. This...

  • April 2, 2020

    COVID-19 is...

    Member of Parliament for Ho West Constituency, in the Volta Region, Emmanuel Kwesi Bedzrah has reminded people of the constituency that COVID-19 is no respecter of social status and called on the people to support the fight to stop the spread of the virus. The Ho West MP made the...

  • April 2, 2020

    COVID-19 lockdown:...

    The African Centre for Women in Politics (ACWP) has reminded the security personnel engaged in enforcing the government’s lockdown order that their role is not to brutalise and intimidate innocent people. This follows the circulation of videos on social media in which some security officers were seen brutalising some persons...

  • April 2, 2020

    Gov’t courts...

    The Ministry of Health (MoH) after a series of deliberations says it has thrown a challenge to all herbal medicine practitioners across the country to develop medications which can prove to be helpful in the fight against COVID-19. Already the Ministry of Health has given an executive clearance to the...

  • April 2, 2020

    COVID-19: We’re...

    The Human Resource Directorate of the Ministry of Health has begun the enrollment of all 2017/18 batch of nursing trainees for deployment into various health facilities across the country in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. President Akufo-Addo after one of his televised address to the nation attracted criticism for...

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