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Uganda procures mobile laboratories to accelerate COVID-19 tests

Uganda has procured two mobile polymerase chain reaction (PCR) laboratories to accelerate COVID-19 tests on cross-border cargo drivers, a health official said Saturday. The PCR...

South Africa sees highest daily surge in COVID-19 cases

South Africa on Saturday reported 251 new cases of COVID-19, the highest surge within 24 hours since the country recorded its first case last...
China's medical supplies for 18 African countries arrive at the Kotota International Airport in Accra, capital of Ghana, April 6, 2020. China's medical supplies for 18 African countries have arrived here on Monday, and are scheduled to be delivered to the other 17 countries within a few days. The beneficiary African countries are Ghana, Nigeria, Senegal, Gabon, Sierra Leone, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Cote d'Ivoire, Gambia, Liberia, Mali, Burkina Faso, Republic of Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Togo, Benin, Cape Verde, as well as Sao Tome and Principe. (Xinhua/Xu Zheng)

Guinea-Bissau receives medical donation from Chinese government

Guinea-Bissau received on Saturday afternoon a donation of medical supplies from the Chinese government, official sources told Xinhua. Secretary of State for...

Number of COVID-19 cases in Mali rises to 216

Mali's health authorities reported on Saturday 26 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 216 in the country. ...
Mother Child

The Need to Protect our Children from COVID-19

Foreign media reports have indicated that two COVID-19 infected children, aged 12 and 13, have died in Belgium and UK. The Agence France-Presse and Associated...
Mr Elikplim Kwabla Apetorgbor

Remove taxes and levies to make electricity affordable – CIPDiB CEO

Mr Elikplim Kwabla Apetorgbor, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Chamber of Independent Power Producers, Bulk Consumers and Distributors (CIPDiB), Ghana, has...
Ketu South

Ketu South Assembly financially constrained to fight COVID19 – MCE

The Ketu South Municipal Assembly is "financially constrained" and needs government's support to effectively fight and contain COVID-19 in the Municipality, Mr Elliot...
Sekyere Rural Bank Supports Fight In Sekyere South

Covid-19: Sekyere Rural bank supports fight in Sekyere South

Sekyere Rural bank has donated quantities of protective items to three health institutions in the Sekyere South District to support the fight against...
Knights Of St John Supports Catholic Bishops Covid Fund

Knights of St. John supports Catholic Bishops COVID-19 Fund

The Supreme Subordinate Commandery and Ladies Auxiliary of the Knights of St. John International (KSJI), an ancient group of the Catholic Church, have donated...
Ghana Parliament-

Parliament approves US$1 billion to mitigate the impact of COVID-19

Parliament on Friday evening approved s US$1 billion credit facility to mitigate the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The facility, titled “Rapid...

Global online warehousing platform launched

Global Warehousing Network, an international logistics company, has launched a virtual platform to facilitate global warehousing and logistics. “The Warehousing.com” is a free registration platform...

National Lottery Authority official short code *890# robustness is matchless

The National Lottery Authority (NLA) said, its Official Short Code *890# remains the safest and legal Platform to play the 5/90 and VAG Lotto...

COVID-19: Traders at Dormaa-Ahenkro not adhering to distancing protocols

Traders at the weekly Tuesday market at Dormaa-Ahenkro in the Dormaa Central Municipality of the Bono Region have not been observing the social distancing...
Freda Prempeh Donates Ppe

Freda Prempeh donates PPE worth Ghc100,000 to health directorate

Mrs Freda Prempeh, the Member of Parliament (MP) for Tano North Constituency, has presented Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) worth GHC100,000 to stem the...
National Democratic Congress (NDC)

Kwesimentim NDC Parliamentary candidate commends Western Region

Mr Fifi Buckman, the National Democratic Congress Parliamentary Aspirant for the Kwesimintsin constituency has applauded the leadership of the Region for showing leadership in...

GFGL donates PPE to support COVID-19 fight in Tarkwa-Nsuaem

In support of the country’s battle against the COVID-19 pandemic, Gold Fields Ghana Limited (GFGL), Tarkwa Mine has donated Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to...
Mr Prosper K Pi Bansah Ho Municipal Chief Executive

Volunteer information on ‘escapees’ – Ho MCE

Mr Prosper K. Pi-Bansah, Ho Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) has appealed to residents of the Municipality to volunteer information on 'escapees' from lockdown areas...
Gold Coast Matcom Ltd

Gold Coast Matcom LTD supports government feeding programme

Gold Coast Matcom LTD, a food and beverage company, has donated food items worth GHC35,000 to the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection...
Agi Urges Government To Extend Social Intervention To Orphanages

AGI urges government to extend social intervention to Orphanages

Nana Apiagyei Dakawoso I, President of the Ghana National Chamber of Commerce and Industries, has urged government to extend the food sharing programme to...

Bank of Ghana donates GH¢10 million to COVID-19 fund

The Bank of Ghana has presented a cheque for GH¢10 million to the COVID-19 National Trust Fund. The amount is in support of the national...
Zenith Bank

Zenith Bank donates to support COVID-19 fight in Central Region

The Management of Zenith Bank Ghana Limited has presented assorted items to the Cape Coast Teaching Hospital (CCTH) to support the fight against the...
Multinational Advisory Firm Opens Branch In Ghana

Multinational advisory firm opens branch in Ghana

Management of Sustainable Square, a multinational advisory firm, has opened its Sub-regional Headquarters in Accra to help build resilience and create real value for...

Birim Central Assembly starts screening exercise at entry points

As part of efforts to prevent the spread of the coronavirus to the Birim Central Municipal Area, the Municipal Health Service...
Covid Fight Must Not Be Political

COVID-19 fight must not be political – Letsa

Dr Archibald Yao Letsa, the Volta Regional Minister has called for collaborative efforts of the citizenry to rid the region and Ghana of the...
Gospel Faith Ministry Donates Members Of The Church

COVID-19: Gospel Faith Ministry donates members of the church

The Gospel Faith Ministry, has distributed various food items to members of its congregation to bring some relief to them as a result of...

Water4 /Access Dev’t.Ghana supports COVID-19 fight in Wassa-East

Water4 /Access Development, a safe water enterprise providing communities in the Wassa-East District access to safe and reliable water, has distributed hand washing items...
Social Institution Disinfection

Ho Technical University disinfected

Professor Benjamin Hornyenuga, Vice-Chancellor of the Ho Technical University (HTU) has called on the academic world to speed up innovations on learning methods...

Man shot for forcing his way through security barrier

A motor ridder who crashed into the security barrier at Dobro near Nsawam and attempted to speed away was shot and wounded by one...
Covid Bono Region Requires More Ppe Minister

COVID-19: Bono region requires more PPE-Minister

The Bono Region requires more Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to protect health officials and strengthen an "aggressive war" against the spread of the Corona...

COVID-19 Infectious Disease and Isolation Facility Project: GAB gives GHS2m

The Ghana Association of Bankers (GAB), has contributed two million Ghana Cedis towards the construction of the COVID-19 Infectious Disease and Isolation Facility at...