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Number of COVID-19 cases in Liberia rises to 59

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The number of COVID-19 cases in Liberia has risen to 59, according to health officials on Monday. The National Public Health Institute...
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COVID-19: Public comply with stay off beach directives on Easter Monday

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Beaches in and around Accra which are usually filled with revelers during holidays and weekends, laid quiet this Easter Monday. The Khebab grill...
In observance of International Women’s Day, participants march from the centre of Monrovia to the Temple of Justice, home of the Liberian Supreme Court, where they staged a peaceful sit-in protest against gender-based violence. UN Photo/Eric Kanalstein

Economic development key to ending violence against women in Africa

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Africa should invest more in the economic emancipation of women and girls if efforts aimed at countering poverty and violence are to yield any...
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East African states urged to waive taxes on medical supplies over COVID-19 fight

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Member states of the East African Community (EAC) have been urged to waive taxes on medical supplies as the countries struggle to fight against...
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UN General Assembly decides to postpone or cancel pre-scheduled meetings due to COVID-19

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The United Nations General Assembly on Monday adopted decisions to either postpone or cancel pre-scheduled meetings due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. "In...
Call For Easing Alcohol Restriction Sale Condemned In S Africa

Call for easing alcohol restriction sale condemned in South Africa

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The Gauteng Liquor Forum's call to lift the ban on liquor or alcohol sales has been condemned by political parties and citizens in South...
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White House mulls guidelines on reopening economy as COVID-19 cases exceed 580,000

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U.S. President Donald Trump said Monday his administration is close to completing a plan to open the economy, noting that he would have "total"...
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Gold up on safe haven demand

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Gold futures on the COMEX division of the New York Mercantile Exchange rose on Monday as a hedge against inflation. The most...
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Data is one of the most important weapons for fighting COVID-19-Veep

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Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia says the gathering and availability of data will play a significant role in Ghana's battle against COVID-19 pandemic. He said identifying...
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IMF executive board approves immediate debt relief for 25 countries

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The International Monetary Fund (IMF) Executive Board has approved immediate debt service relief for 25 member countries as part of its response to help...
Photo taken on April 11, 2020 shows an empty street in Rome, Italy. The coronavirus pandemic has claimed 19,468 lives in locked-down Italy, bringing the total number of infections, fatalities and recoveries so far to 152,271, according to the latest data released by the country's Civil Protection Department on Saturday. (Xinhua/Cheng Tingting)

Europe infections near 900,000, France extends lockdown

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Europe remained the continent in the world hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic, as nearly 900,000 people here had contracted the novel coronavirus and...
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Veep launches GH COVID-19 Tracker App

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Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia on Monday launched the GH COVID-19 Tracker App to enable individuals to access and provide basic information to contact...
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Muslims to begin fasting on April 23

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The Office of the National Chief Imam (ONCI) has called the Ghanaian Muslim Ummah to start preparing for Ramadan 2020. This year Ramadan, which is...
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Assemblyman in police grips over fake hand sanitizers

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Mr John Tekyi, Assemblyman for Gomoa Obuasi Electoral Area in the Gomoa Central District, has been arrested by the police for allegedly manufacturing...
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AngloGold Ashanti donate items to assist the fight against Covid-19

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AngloGold Ashanti Iduapriem Mine, has donated hand washing facilities, tissue papers, carbolic and liquid soaps to help the fight against the COVID-19 disease in...
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Covid-19: Otuasekan Rural Bank donates PPEs to health facilities

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The Otuasekan Rural Bank has donated a number of items to health facilities and communities in its operational areas to support the fight against...
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Western Regional Minister confirms first case of COVID -19 in the Region

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The Western Region has recorded its first case of COVID-19 pandemic involving a Chinese National. The Chinese, who arrived in Ghana on Saturday 21 March,...
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COVID-19 control: TEWU advocates mandatory leave for the vulnerable

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The Teachers and Educational Workers Union (TEWU) has appealed for mandatory working leave to non-teaching staff who are vulnerable to the Corona Virus Disease...
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COVID-19 restrictions: VC appeals to Ghanaians to be law-abiding

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Professor Harrison Kwame Dapaah, the Vice-Chancellor (VC) of the University of Energy and Natural Resources (UENR), has advised Ghanaians to be law abiding, as...
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Kwahu Forum donates PPEs to health facilities in Kwahu

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The Kwahu Forum, an association of Kwahu citizens based in different parts of the country, has donated Personal Protective Equipments (PPEs) to health facilities...
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MP for Awutu-Senya donates PPEs to prevent spread of COVID-19

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Neenyi George Andah, Awutu-Senya Member of Parliament (MP), has called on his constituents to comply with the protocols and measures announced by government to...
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COVID19: Over 60 South African nationals repatriated from Ghana

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South Africa on Monday repatriated over 60 of its stranded nationals, who want to return home from Accra, which is undergoing a 21-day lockdown...
Covid China Holds Discussions With African Ambassadors Over Fallout

COVID-19: China holds discussions with African Ambassadors over fallout

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Mr Chen Xiaodong, Chinese Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs, has held talks with a group of African Ambassadors, including Mr Edward Boateng, Ghana’s...
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Police arrest leaders of prayer group in Ho

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The police in Ho Sunday arrested leaders of a prayer group at the Ahoe market for disobeying the social distancing protocol and for illegal...
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GJA calls for punishment of soldiers involved in two assault cases

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The Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) has called on the Military Authorities to initiate a probe into two alleged assault incidents on two journalists by...
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Avenor residents elated with the free water service

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Residents at Avenor, a suburb of Accra, have expressed joy following the provision of free water services announced by President Nana Addo Dankwa...
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GPRTU Chairman advises public to manage resources judiciously

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The public have been advised to manage food and other resources judiciously so as not to face famine and other untold hardship if the...

Covid-19: Upper Denkyira West MP supports fight

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Elder Samuel Nsowaah-Gyan, Member of Parliament for Upper Denkyira West, has donated quantities of Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) and thermometers to health facilities to...

Don’t serve as agents of COVID-19 – NCCE

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The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) has called on the public to avoid becoming agents in spreading the coronavirus disease in the country,...
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NCCE undertakes anti-COVID-19 Campaign in Upper East

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The Upper East Regional Directorate of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) has rolled-out an Anti-COVID-19 Public Education Campaign to expose residents to...