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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

    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

    Newspaper Headlines...

      Source: myjoyonline.com | Ghana

  • April 2, 2020

    Soldier Praised...

    Lt. Col. Michael Mfum A serving military officer with the Ghana Armed Forces has attracted the admiration of social media users. The officer is captured in a video talking to some passengers on the need to adhere to the social dancing protocol. Achieving so much without the use of brute...

  • April 2, 2020

    Civilian who...

    A young man who slapped a Military Officer for assaulting him has been apprehended by military officers. The young man fled after the Military man pointed his gun at him for slapping him but unfortunately, he has been arrested. However, according to an eyewitness account, the incident happened today at...

  • April 2, 2020

    Majeed Ashimeru...

    Ghana and Red Bull Salzburg midfielder Majeed Ashimeru has donated food items and hand sanitizers to the community where he grew up in Nima in Accra. In a bid to prevent the community spread of the coronavirus disease in Ghana, the government has declared a partial lock-down of the Greater...

  • April 2, 2020

    Coronavirus: No...

    Northern Regional Minister Salifu Sa-eed has with immediate banned prostitution within Tamale following the escape of a Guinean national who has tested positive for the deadly coronavirus. A statement issued and signed by the Minister copied to MyNewsGh.com on Wednesday [April 1, 2020] reveal that the ban affects activities related to prostitution...

  • April 2, 2020

    Our hospital...

    The Bank of Ghana has clarified that its hospital being availed to Government for the Covid-19 fight will serve all Ghanaians and not VIPs. The central bank is reacting to comments by the Health Minister Kwaku Agyemang Manu that the facility will only cater for the treatment of VIP patients...

  • April 2, 2020

    Bawumia donates...

    The Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has donated ¢500 to each of the stranded Kayaye (head porters) who were stopped at Ejisu in the Ashanti Region on their way to the Northern Region. The head porters, numbering about 76,  had attempted to flee from Accra back to their hometowns in the...

  • April 2, 2020

    Burkina Faso,...

    The Northern Regional Minister, Salifu Sa-eed has disclosed that, Ghana’s attempt to repatriate the ten(10) foreigners who were apprehended, quarantined and later tested positive for the COVID 19 in Tamale has proved futile. According to him, Ghana’s engagement with the Guinean authorities was unsuccessful as they registered their unwillingness to...

  • April 1, 2020

    Malian parliamentary...

    Election observers report a series of polling day incidents in volatile north and centre of the country. Voters in the war-torn West African country cast their ballots on Sunday to choose new MPs [Souleymane Ag Anara/AFP]   Mali’s parliamentary elections were marred by kidnappings, ransacked polling stations and a deadly...

  • April 1, 2020

    Worried about...

    Freda Ocran; Credit: The Post AUS-based Ghanaian nurse, Freda Ocran, has joined the long list of health professionals killed by the deadly coronavirus. Ocran, 50, was the former head nurse of Jacobi Medical Center’s psychiatric unit which is located in the Morris Park neighborhood of the Bronx, New York City. Ocran raised...

  • April 1, 2020

    Where are...

    As New York continues its fight against the deadly virus, officials are concerned about other population centres. The pandemic has stressed healthcare facilities in New York, with officials warning hospitals could be completely full in less than a month [Peter Foley/EPA-EFE]   New York remains the epicentre for coronavirus cases...

  • April 1, 2020

    Newspaper Headlines...

      Source: myjoyonline.com | Ghana

  • April 1, 2020

    73 Children...

    Anthony KK Sam The Sekondi- Takoradi Covid-19 Rapid Response team in collaboration with the Metropolitan Guards has detained 73 children who were loitering in the twin city. The Metropolitan Chief Executive, Anthony KK Sam had advised parents and guardians to get their children off the streets, markets and other public...

  • April 1, 2020

    Stop Mad...

    The Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA) says there is enough food in the system and has thus urged people not to engage in panic buying. This followed reported incidents of price hikes of foodstuffs in many markets in recent times. The sector Minister, Dr Owusu Afriyie Akoto, said the...

  • April 1, 2020

    Armed Forces...

    Ghana’s Coronavirus lockdown commenced yesterday 30th March 2020 and security personnel were deployed to make sure the lockdown is observed. A video emerged yesterday from Kasoa which saw a young man been subjected to frog jumps on the streets. It’s reported widely that the said young man took a video of military personnel...

  • April 1, 2020

    Covid-19 lockdown...

    Covid-19 lockdown : Gov’t must remove CST -Joe Jackson Chief Operating Officer of Dalex Finance, Joe Jackson has called on government to remove Communications Service Tax (CST) which has affected the cost of phone calls and data. His comments follow the 14 days lockdown period declared by President Akufo-Addo in...

  • April 1, 2020

    36 foreigners,...

    36 foreigners, two Ghanaians arrested for using unapproved routes into Ghana Officials of the Immigration Service in the South Tongu District of the Volta Region have arrested 38 persons who allegedly entered the country through unapproved routes via Ghana’s Eastern border. The 38 persons include; 23 Nigerians, 10 Togolese, one...

  • April 1, 2020

    COVID-19: Bishop...

    Since the outbreak of the coronavirus, many Ghanaians have come to the realization that, the fight against COVID-19 is not one that the government can single-handedly face. In line with this realization, many individuals and groups keep supporting government both with cash and in kind. Whilst others donate good amounts...

  • April 1, 2020

    We’ll continue...

    The General Secretary of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) says the party will continue to politicise issues relating to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in Ghana. We’ll continue politicising COVID-19 until Akufo-Addo and his appointees are tested – Asiedu Nketia Johnson Asiedu Nketia said the NDC will only stop after President Akufo-Addo...

  • March 31, 2020

    The Science...

    How our minds push our bodies to defy expectations, beliefs, and even our own biology—in short, to make miracles. Photo: Erin Wilson Imagine a man who could endure near-freezing water for 45 minutes at a stretch. Imagine if that same man could run a barefoot marathon in the Arctic or...

  • March 31, 2020

    Somali governor...

    Abdisalan Hassan, Nugaal region governor, killed after al-Shabab bomber rushed to his vehicle and detonated explosives. Al-Shabab, an al-Qaeda-linked group, wants to overthrow Somalia’s government [File: Al Jazeera]   A local official in northeastern Somalia has been killed in a suicide bomb blast claimed by the al-Shabab armed group, according to police...

  • March 31, 2020

    Libya frees...

    Announcement by Tripoli government’s justice ministry comes as country reports eight cases of coronavirus infections. Police in the western city of Misrata monitor a curfew imposed as part of precautionary measures against the coronavirus [Ayman Al-Sahili/Reuters]   Libyan authorities have announced the release of more than 450 prisoners as part...

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