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Ghana’s March inflation rate stays put at 7.8 percent

Ghana's year-on-year inflation rate, which measures the average rate of increase in the prices consumers pay for their consumer goods and services remained at...
Ghana Red Cross Society

COVID-19: Ghana Red Cross earmarks GHC5 million to back Govt efforts

Over the next six months, the Ghana Red Cross Society (GRCR) would spend five million Ghana cedis to support the Government’s efforts at mitigating...

Over 100 countries request emergency funding amid COVID-19 pandemic – IMF

International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva said Wednesday that more than 100 countries have asked the multilateral lender for emergency financing amid...

Gates Foundation ups COVID-19 pandemic fund by US$150 million

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation announced Wednesday that it will donate another 150 million U.S. dollars for the global response to COVID-19, bringing...
Hillsborough disaster

Liverpool falls silent to remember victims of Hillsborough disaster

Liverpool, home of the current English Premier League leaders, fell silent Wednesday as the city remembered the 96 fans killed in Hillsborough disaster. ...
Medical staff record information of a patient at “fangcang” hospital in a cultural building complex dubbed “Wuhan Livingroom”, Feb. 9. (Photo by Li Han, People’s Daily)

China to send medical teams to Ethiopia, Burkina Faso, Saudi Arabia

The Chinese government has decided to send teams of medical experts to Ethiopia, Burkina Faso and Saudi Arabia to help the countries fight the...
Cameroon and Chad

Cameroon sets goals to rehabilitate troubled Anglophone regions

Cameroon's Prime Minister Joseph Dion Ngute on Wednesday announced a plan by the government to rehabilitate the two English-speaking regions of the country that...
Stone Town, Tanzania - September 9, 2015: View on typical narrow Stone Town street with souvenir shops on Zanzibar island. Man is sitting on a small chair in front of his shop. Bikes and motors are parked on the street.Typical buildings with Arabic and Indian influance.

Illegal port entries frustrate Tanzania’s COVID-19 fight

A senior official with the Tanzania's Zanzibar government said on Wednesday illegal port entries sabotaged efforts aimed at fighting the spread of the COVID-19...

3 Tanzanian prisoners killed in failed escape attempt

At least three prisoners have been killed by citizens in northwest Tanzania after their attempt to escape from jail was aborted, police said on...
kidnapped in Nigeria

Nigeria police confirm 6 killed in southern state

Police in Nigeria on Wednesday confirmed the killings of six people in different parts of the southern state of Edo. The state...

Somalia confirms 20 new cases of COVID-19, caseload rises to 80

Somalia's Ministry of Health on Wednesday confirmed 20 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of the infected to 80. The...

South African government strengthens capacity to monitor fake news about coronavirus

The government said on Wednesday that it has ramped up its capacity to monitor and respond to misinformation and fake news during the period...
European Union

European nations voice backing, commitment to WHO after Trump’s decision to halt funding

The decision of U.S. President Donald Trump to halt funding to the World Health Organization (WHO) triggered on Wednesday a wave of criticism from...
Photo taken on Jan. 22, 2020 shows an exterior view of the headquarters of the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva, Switzerland. The WHO on Wednesday night extended to Thursday its emergency talks on whether the novel coronavirus outbreak in China constitutes a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC). (Xinhua/Liu Qu)

UN spokesman says up to WHO’s governing body to find funds after U.S. withholds

It is up to the governing body of the World Health Organization (WHO) to decide where to seek funds in its COVID-19 fight, the...
World Map Records Joins Relief Support Programme

COVID-19: World Map records joins relief support programme

World Map Records, an astute recording company, has fed thousands in the Ashaiman Municipality as part relief efforts following the lockdown caused by the...

COVID-19: Chamber of Commerce donates ¢100,000.00 to Trust Fund

The Ghana National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GNCCI) has presented a cheque for GH¢100,000.00 to the COVID-19 National Trust Fund, to...

AMA distributes over 10,000 nose masks to prevent COVID 19

The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) in collaboration with the Trashy Bags has distributed over 10,000 locally made nose masks to city dwellers to...
Kwadwo Nkansah

Clemento Suarez crowns Lil Win as the best ever comic act

One of Ghana's finest comedians Clemento Suarez has tagged Kwadwo Nkansah "Lilwin" as the "Messi" and...

COVID-19: ECG boss supports fight in Ejisu

Mr. Kwame Agyeman Budu, Managing Director of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG), has donated quantities of hand sanitizers to two communities in...
Cr House Of Chiefs Joins Covid Fight In The Region

C/R House of Chiefs Joins COVID-19 fight in the Region

The Central Regional House of Chiefs has donated assorted sanitary items to facilitate the fight against the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in the Region. The items...
Market Closure

Traders flout social distancing directive at Nkurakan market

Hundreds of traders and customers were seen going about their normal business at the Nkurakan market in the Yilo Krobo Municipality irrespective of government’s...
Bryan Acheampong Supports The Fight Against Covid In Eastern Region

Bryan Acheampong supports the fight against COVID-19 in Eastern Region

Mr Bryan Acheampong, the Member of Parliament for the Abetifi Constituency, has donated sanitizers and cash amount totalling GHS 821,000.00 to seven Constituencies...

COVID-19: Government urged to equip DOVVSU for Sexual Gender-Based Violence

The Healthy Cities for Adolescents (HCA) Project has called on the government to equip the Domestic Violence and Victims Support Unit (DOVVSU) of the...
Covid Case

COVID-19: UK pledges £65 million to WHO

The United Kingdom has pledged £65 million ($81 million) aid package to the World Health Organisation (WHO), as part of efforts to help tackle...

Akwadiaso Company Limited supports fight against COVID-19

Akwadiaso Timber Company Limited, manufacturers of Timber and Export in Bibiani Anhwiaso Bekwai has donated Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) worth hundreds of cedis to...
Meningitis Case

Cerebrospinal Meningitis deaths soar to 40 in UWR

Dr Hafiz Bin Salih, the Upper West Regional Minister, has indicated that the region has recorded 258 cases of Cerebrospinal Meningitis (CSM) with 40...

EBID contributes 250,000 dollars to Ghana COVID-19 Trust Fund

The ECOWAS Bank for Investment and Development (EBID) has donated 250,000 dollars to the Ghana COVID-19 Trust Fund established by President Akufo-Addo to mobilise...

Nigerian pleads not guilty after flouting Restrictions Order.

A 34-year-old man, James Chukwuka who failed to comply with the Restriction Order and allegedly took the blood samples of pregnant women and some...
President Nana Akufo Addo

President accepts resignation of TOR MD

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo Wednesday accepted the resignation of Mr Asante Berko, the embattled Managing Director of the Tema Oil Refinery (TOR). Mr Berko...
Covid Aburaman Caucus Assists Aak Health Directorate With Logistics

COVID-19: Aburaman Caucus assists AAK health directorate with logistics

The Aburaman Development Caucus has presented assorted logistics worth more than 10,000 Ghana cedis to the Abura-Asebu-Kwamankesse (AAK) District Health Directorate to help fight...