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Fifty-three Ivoirians refused entry into the country

The Migration Information Centre of the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) has refused entry of 53 Ivoirians who attempted to enter the country through Ghana-Cote...
Mother Child

COVID-19: Parents need to protect their children

The percentage distribution of COVID-19 by age in Ghana shows that both children and adults are at risk of the infection once they are...

Uganda receives over 3.8 million polio vaccine doses

Uganda on Friday received over 3.8 million doses of bivalent oral polio vaccine to support ongoing routine immunization services throughout the country. ...

UN launches plan to combat COVID-19 in Somalia

The UN and its partners have launched a plan, seeking 501 million U.S. dollars to address the immediate humanitarian impact and socio-economic consequences of...

AMISOM troops destroy al-Shabab vehicles in foiled attack

Somali and the African Union forces on Friday destroyed two al-Shabab explosive vehicles and foiled a suicide bomb attack at the AU mission's base...
Stanbic Bank

Stanbic Bank Botswana launches initiative to facilitate trade with China

Stanbic Bank Botswana has put out an initiative to ease cash flow for importers by providing expert financial support. The scheme dubbed...

EAC ministers hold meeting over cross-border COVID-19 infections

East African Community (EAC) health ministers on Friday held a virtual meeting over the increase of cross-border COVID-19 infections, Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni said. ...

Zambia COVID-19 cases hit 84 as 8 more confirmed

Zambia on Friday announced eight new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total figure to 84. The cases were picked following the testing of...
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Chinese community active in helping Nigeria’s economic hub fight COVID-19

Chinese community has been active in assisting the people and government of Lagos, Nigeria's economic hub, in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic since...
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South African businesses welcome phased reopening of economy

The South African Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Sacci) welcomed government's plan of phased reopening of the economy while guarding against spreading of the...

Chinese community in Nigeria’s Lagos active in helping COVID-19 fight

The Chinese community has been active in assisting the people and government of Lagos, Nigeria's economic hub, in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic,...
People clean up a road after landslides caused massive destruction of infrastructure in West Pokot County, Kenya, on Nov. 23, 2019. Kenyan officials on Saturday confirmed that 37 people had died as a result of landslides that hit northwestern county of West Pokot following heavy downpour on Friday night, according to local media. (Photo by Robert Manyara/Xinhua)

Kenya calls off search mission to recover 17 missing persons after mudslide

Kenyan authorities on Friday called off a search mission to recover 17 missing bodies of villagers of a mudslide at a border in the...
Kenyan media

Kenya mulls measures to cushion livestock communities during COVID-19 pandemic

Kenya is planning to put in place a raft of measures to cushion livestock communities during the COVID-19 pandemic, a senior government official said...

Namibia developing post-COVID-19 lockdown strategy

Namibia is developing a post-COVID-19 lockdown strategy to resuscitate its economy, Trade Minister Lucia Iipumbu said on Friday. The strategy, crafted in...
A shopper walks at the Rosebank Mall shopping Centre in Johannesburg Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019. (AP Photo/Denis Farrell)

South Africa orders overcharging hardware store to refund customers

South African Competition Tribunal on Friday ordered Main Hardware to refund all its customers for overcharging them on the sale of surgical gloves during...
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Savings groups cushion Kenyans from COVID-19 impact

Grace Akoth, who lives in Kakamega western Kenya, has been a member of a cash-saving group that comprises ten women for close to seven...
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo

Ghanaian president urges local strategies to combat COVID-19 in Africa

Ghanaian President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has urged leaders in Africa to fashion out local strategies to contain the spread of the COVID-19 outbreak...
Hand Sanitizers

Price of hand sanitizers comes down following boost in local production

Prices of hand sanitizers have come down drastically in the Kumasi metropolis, following a boost in production by local companies and institutions. ...
Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia

Veep wishes Muslims well in the month of Ramadan

Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia, on the occasion of the beginning of the month of Ramadan, wished Muslims in the country and around the world...
Donation Agi

AGI and other companies donate towards fight against COVID-19

The Eastern, Volta and Oti branch of the Association of Ghana Industries (AGI), Ghana Oil Palm Development Company and B. Foster Bakery have donated...
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Use cultural concept to educate Ghanaians on COVID-19

The National Commission on Culture, has urged the Government and COVID-19 Response Team to adopt cultural concept to educate Ghanaians on the COVID-19 pandemic...

Consuls Generals Corps, Ghana commends media

Mr John Mitchell, the Consul General for Trinidad and Tobago has applauded the media for defying the odds to provide coverage on the coronavirus...
Covid Test

COVID-19: Ghana records 134 coronavirus recoveries

Ghana has recorded 134 coronavirus recoveries, according to the latest data from the Ghana Health Service. The number of recoveries increased to 134 persons as...
Gba Donation

GBA presents PPEs to Eastern Regional Hospital

The Eastern Regional branch of the Ghana Bar Association (GBA) has donated assorted Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) to the Eastern Regional Hospital. ...
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo

Be accurate, factual and truthful on COVID-19 reportage- President urges media

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has charged the media to be accurate, factual and truthful in their reportage on the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic...
Immigration Vehicle

Nyive Immigration intercepts smuggled vehicle

The Nyive Sector Command of the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) has intercepted an Opel Astra vehicle believed to be smuggled through unapproved routes between...
Face Masks

Don’t admit clients without nose masks -Pharmaceutical Society

The Pharmaceutical Society of Ghana (PSGH) has asked Pharmacists and pharmacies to ensure that no staff, client or member of the public is allowed...
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Local Government Ministry donates items to Judicial Service

The District Assembly Common Fund (DACF) through the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development has donated assorted items to the Judicial Service of...
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COVID-19: Pharmaceutical Society of Ghana donates GHC100,000 to Trust Fund

The Pharmaceutical Society of Ghana has presented a cheque for GHC 100,000 to the National COVID-19 Trust Fund to help in the fight against...
Dr Akwasi Osei

Let’s avoid stigma against COVID-19 victims

The Mental Health Authority (MHA) has called on the public not to stigmatize people affected with COVID-19, urging all not to panic, as it...