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Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden

Biden leads observance of America’s 400,000 COVID-19 dead on eve of inauguration

Reuters/GNA - President-elect Joe Biden on Tuesday led a national memorial observance on the eve of his inauguration to honor the 400,000 Americans...
A view of Jerusalem's Old City | Photo: Reuters/Ronen Zvulun

More than 9,000 new coronavirus infections in Israel for fourth day

dpa/GNA - The number of new infections with the coronavirus remains very high in Israel, with a further 9,172 cases registered within the...
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Israel: over 9,000 daily virus infections for three days

dpa/GNA - Despite being in the midst of a third national lockdown, daily coronavirus infections have crossed the 9,000 mark for three days...
Students of Minilik high school test the new school net program in class after the launching ceremony in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Oct. 9, 2015. Ethiopia on Friday launched a school net system by china's leading telecom company Huawei in Ethiopia's capital. The system connects 64 high schools and one university collage to share resources and make educational exchange. (Xinhua/Michael Tewelde)

New Zealand to allow return of 1,000 international students

dpa/GNA - New Zealand will allow 1,000 international students to return from April, more than a year after the country closed its border...
Mr Kofi Amoakohene

Government presents GH¢15k to victims of Techiman post-election violence

Mr Kofi Amoakohene, the Bono East Regional Minister on Wednesday visited and comforted families of the two, who died in the post elections violence...
Photo taken on April 10, 2015 shows a general view of the Kabul city in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Xinhua/Ahmad Massoud)

Air pollution killed nearly 5,000 people in Afghanistan last year

dpa/GNA – Nearly 5,000 people died in Afghanistan due to air pollution in 2020, the health ministry told dpa. They died due to respiratory...
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For first time, US tops 300,000 coronavirus cases recorded in a day

dpa/GNA - The United States recorded more than 300,000 coronavirus cases in a single day for the first time, according to data released...
Family members of a person that died of COVID-19 converse with health workers during a burial ceremony, on the outskirts of Mogadishu, Somalia, May 8, 2020. Somali health ministry on Sunday confirmed 57 new cases of the novel coronavirus, bringing the total infections to 1,054. Fawziya Abikar, health minister said three people succumbed to the deadly respiratory disease, raising the death toll to 51. (Xinhua/Hassan Bashi)

US reports over 4,000 daily coronavirus deaths for first time

dpa/GNA - The United States reported more than 4,000 coronavirus deaths in one day for the first time on Thursday, as health systems...

Brazil surpasses 200,000 coronavirus deaths

dpa/GNA - Brazil has passed the grim milestone of 200,000 coronavirus deaths since the pandemic began. The total number of deaths in Brazil stands...

Senegal’s COVID-19 cases surpass 20,000, state of emergency, curfew in place for two regions

Senegal's COVID-19 cases surpassed the 20,000 mark with 192 new confirmed cases detected in the past 24 hours, the country's health ministry announced. ...

Mozambique issues ID documents to over 500,000 displaced people in northern region

Mozambique authorities have begun to issue identification cards to more than 500,000 internally displaced people in the northern region of the country, national radio...

Nigeria shuts down over 4,000 pharmaceutical premises in 2020 over non-compliance

Nigeria authorities have shut down 4,219 pharmaceutical premises and two open drug markets in 2020 over non-compliance with official rules, a top official said...
Mr Francis Ohemeng Nyantakyi

More than 4,000 patients benefit from ambulance service in Central Region

In a space of a year, 4,011 patients have benefitted from the operations of the National Ambulance Service (NAS) in the Central Region. ...
WASHINGTON D.C., April 23, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Photo taken on April 22, 2020 shows the White House in Washington D.C., the United States. U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that he has signed an executive order, limiting immigration to the United States for 60 days amid the COVID-19 pandemic. (Xinhua/Liu Jie)

U.S. deaths top 350,000 – Johns Hopkins University

U.S. COVID-19 deaths surpassed 350,000 on Saturday evening, according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University. ...

Nigeria adds 999 COVID-19 cases, total nears 80,000

Nigeria on Tuesday confirmed 999 new COVID-19 cases over the past 24 hours, bringing the national total to 79,789, said the country's Center for...

GOC spends about US$126,000 on National Federations in 2019/2020

Mr. Ben Nunoo-Mensah, the President of the Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC) has accounted for $126,716.00 used to support National Federations’ 2020 Olympic qualifications and...

NIPDA disburses over GH123,000 to PWDs

The Ningo-Prampram District Assembly (NIPDA) has disbursed over GHS123,000 from its share of the District Assembly Common Fund to 54 Persons With Disabilities (PWDs). ...
Coalition of Domestic Election Observers (CODEO)

CODEO records 235 incidents from 4,000 polling stations

Coalition of Domestic Election Observers (CODEO) in the early hours of Tuesday said it has recorded 235 incidents from the 4,000 polling stations where...
GEPA donation

400,000 seedlings distributed to coconut farmers – GEPA

By Lord Kweku Sekyi As part of its commitment to boost Ghana's non-traditional export sector, the Ghana Export Promotion Authority (GEPA), has distributed 400,000 coconut...
Nana Addo

President Akufo-Addo assists 18-Premier league clubs with Ghc900,000

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has authorized the Ministry of Youth and Sports (MOYS) to release an amount of GHC900,000...

UNICEF presents US$40,000 to GHS to fight COVID-19

The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) on Thursday donated medical items worth $40,000.00 to the Ghana Health Service (GHS) to help curb...
Asamoah Gyan Foundation Donates

Asamoah Gyan Foundation donates US$7,000 to Joseph Awinongya Jr

The Asamoah Gyan Foundation has fulfilled a promise of supporting young Ghanaian born American talented boxer 13 year old, Joseph Awiningya Junior. The donation of...
Students Funds

Three UDS students win GH¢45,000,00 business support fund

Three students of the University for Development Studies (UDS) have each received GH¢15,000.00 to implement their business ideas to help create jobs to reduce...
Africa Map

COVID-19 related death toll in Africa nears 50,000: Africa CDC

The COVID-19 related death toll in the African continent has reached 49,412, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said on...
Malta Guinness

Ghc 20,000 up for grabs for branding competition

Malta Guinness has launched a new branding campaign targeting the art design professionals in the advertising and integrated marketing communications industry. ...
yellow fever vaccination campaign

Over 440,000 expected to be vaccinated against Yellow Fever in Ashanti

The Ashanti Regional Health Directorate is targeting to vaccinate 440,981 residents in five districts against Yellow Fever as it prepares to roll out the...
Ghana premier league

Winner of 202021 Ghana Premier League to take home GHC250,000

The winner of the 202021 Ghana Premier League (GPL) will smile home with a whopping GHC250,000 as prize money. ...
Sanitation Intervention

Work progresses on faecal sludge treatment plant for Ho

The project, which is about 80 per cent complete, is being undertaken by the Municipal Assembly with support from UNICEF, and involves the construction...
University of Cape Coast

UCC commits GHS600,000 to fund research activities

As part of its commitment to deepen the culture of excellence in research and entrepreneurship, the University of Cape Coast ( UCC) has committed...
Ghana Police

Ghana to deploy over 62,000 security personnel during December general election

Ghana's Police Inspector-General James Oppong-Boanuh said Wednesday that 62,794 security personnel will be deployed to secure the general election in December. The...