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At least 25 killed in NE Nigeria communal conflict

At least 25 people were confirmed killed and several others wounded following a communal clash in Nigeria's northeastern state of Taraba, said local police...

Dozens arrested in Cameroon for disregarding COVID-19 guidelines

Dozens of people were arrested on Monday and Tuesday in Cameroon's commercial capital Douala for disregarding guidelines on fighting COVID-19 in the country, according...
COVID-19: Ghana

Mali reports 21 new confirmed COVID-19 cases

Mali's Ministry of Health and Social Affairs reported on Tuesday 21 new cases of COVID-19 in the country, bring the total number of cases...
Sheikh Mohammed Awal

COVID-19: Islamic Cleric wants Ghanaians to unite behind President

Sheikh Mohammed Awal, a renowned Islamic Cleric has implored Ghanaians to unite behind President Nana Addo Dankwah Akuffo Addo to collectively fight the coronavirus...
Deputy Minister Of Information Pius Enam Hadzide

COVID-19: Educational materials translated into eight local languages

All the COVID-19 educational materials have been translated into eight local languages to enhance and deepen public understanding and cooperation. The education materials, including;...
United Nations

UN begins solidarity flights in Africa to boost COVID-19 response

The first UN "solidarity flight" is scheduled to leave Ethiopia shortly to bring medical supplies and protective equipment to boost COVID-19 response on the...
Senior officials from Zimbabwe's Ministry of Health and Harare City Council participate in the China-Africa Video Conference on COVID-19 in Harare, Zimbabwe, March 18, 2020. Africans have hailed China's efforts and measures taken to curb the COVID-19 outbreak, expressing their keen interest to learn its experience as the African continent reported more and more confirmed cases. TO GO WITH "Roundup: Africans hail China's efforts in curbing COVID-19, keen to learn its experience" (Xinhua/Zhang Yuliang)

China-Africa friendship rock-solid

The China-Africa friendship is rock-solid and will not be affected by a single incident, Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said Monday. During...
A local tour guide holds a handfull of dead desert locusts after an invasion in Shaba National Reserve in Isiolo, northern Kenya, 16 January 2020 (issued 18 January 2020). Large swarms of desert locusts have been invading northern Kenya for weeks, after having infested some 70,000 hectares of land in Somalia which the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has termed the 'worst situation in 25 years' in the Horn of Africa. FAO cautioned on 13 January 2020 that it poses an 'unprecedented threat' to food security and livelihoods in the region. The government is spraying pesticide in the affected areas to battle the insects. EPA/Daniel Irungu

Rainy season sees fresh locust invasion in Kenya

Kenya is experiencing a new round of locust infestation following the onset of the long rain season, which has seen vegetation flourish, giving the...
novel coronavirus

Kenya confirms 8 new COVID-19 cases, 216 in total

Kenya's ministry of health on Tuesday confirmed eight new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total number of infected to 216. Mercy Mwangangi, chief...
Cameroon and Chad

One civilian killed and six others kidnapped in Cameroon’s restive region

At least one civilian was killed and six others abducted by armed separatists Monday night in Bonakanda, a locality in Cameroon's troubled English-speaking region...

Nigeria on track to win fight against COVID-19

by Olatunji Saliu Nigeria, Africa's most populous country, is on the right track to win the fight against the novel coronavirus, with a raft of...

Number of COVID-19 cases in Nigeria soars to 343

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Nigeria has soared to 343, according to data by the health authorities. In a statement...
Covid App

Ghana launches COVID-19 tracking app

Ghana has launched here an internet software application to help people with symptoms of the new coronavirus to report directly to the health institutions,...
Health Covid Guidelines

Vodafone Call Centre provides guidance on COVID-19

Vodafone Ghana has reopened its pioneering “Healthline Medical Call Centre” to empower Ghanaians with accurate information on COVID-19 and help to refer suspected cases...

We compete with animals for water – Damwaateon women

Some women at Damwaateon, a deprived farming community in the Wa West District of the Upper West Region have experienced concern about the manner...
Togbe Afede Xiv President Of National House Of Chiefs

Involve traditional leaders in fight against COVID-19 – Togbe Afede

Togbe Afede XIV, the President of the National House of Chiefs, has called on government to involve traditional leaders in informing and educating...

VRA Hospital warns public against fake recruitment

The Management of the Volta River Authority (VRA) on Tuesday advised the public to disregard unscrupulous person posing as the Head of Laboratory Unit...
Mr Kofi Dzamesi Minister Of Chieftaincy And Religious Affairs

Government engages chiefs to help in COVID-19 sensitization

Government on Tuesday announced that it is engaging traditional authorities - Paramount chiefs and Queenmothers to aid community sensitization of their subjects on the...
Health Ttu Nose Masks

TTU donates 15,000 pieces of nosemasks to GJA, RCC and other key institutions

The Takoradi Technical University (TTU) has donated over 15,000 pieces of nose masks to the Regional Branch of the Ghana Journalists Association, the Regional...
Volta Barracks

66 Artillery Regiment investigates soldier for assaulting cabbie

The 66 Artillery Regiment (Volta Barracks) in Ho, has commenced investigations into acts of assault by Warrant Officer class 2 (WO2), Daniel Agbenyegah on...

Sinohydro donates towards the fight against COVID-19

Sinohydro, a construction firm has, donated hand washing and protective items, to the Ministry of Roads and Highways to enable its officials to help...

‘COVID-19 is not a shameful disease’

Dr Ama Edwin, the Advisor to the National COVID-19 Response Team, on Tuesday said COVID-19 is not a shameful disease that should cause people...
Mahama Relief

Former President Mahama donates food items to 20,000 households

Former President John Dramani Mahama on Tuesday called on government to effectively liaise with local authorities in the locked down areas to ensure fairness...
Arrests Immigrants

Forty-one immigrants arrested at Babile for illegal entry into Ghana

A total of 41 people have been arrested by personnel of the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) at Babile Inland Post in the Lawra...

Six additional COVID-19 cases not from traced contacts of first case – Minister

Dr Hafiz Bin Salih, the Upper West Regional Minister has allayed the fear of the people in the region as the six additional confirmed...
World University Services Of Canada Gives To Wassa East District Assembly

World University Services of Canada gives to Wassa East District Assembly

The World University Services of Canada, an NGO with an office in the Greater Accra Region, has supplied gallons of liquid soap and boxes...
Wli Waterfalls

Wli waterfalls deserted on Easter Monday

Wli waterfalls, highest waterfall in West Africa for the first time in decades has been deserted by revelers on Easter Monday due to the...
Covid Arrests

COVID-19: Police arrest 406 persons

The Ghana Police Service on Tuesday said 406 persons have been arrested for allegedly breaching the Imposition of Restrictions Act, Act 2020 (Act 1012),...
Mr Affail Monney

Media associations to establish platform to fight fake news

Mr Roland Affail Monney, President of the Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) has hinted of plans by media groupings to form a Strategic Media Communication...
Mrs Ursula Owusu Ekuful

COVID-19: Telecos given extra free spectrum to ensure quality service

The National Communication Authority (NCA) has granted extra spectrum to MTN Ghana and Vodafone to cope with the heavy traffic generated by the...