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Boko Haram

Nigeria vows to sustain fight against Boko Haram after operations in restive states

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The Nigerian defense headquarters on Wednesday vowed to sustain the fight against Boko Haram after security forces succeeded in dislodging and killing several of...
Liberia

3 Liberian senior officials test positive for COVID-19

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Three Liberian senior officials have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, said the country's Health Minister Wilhelmina Jallah on Wednesday. Jallah told...
Covid-19

Guinea-Bissau reports 131 new confirmed cases of COVID-19

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Guinea-Bissau on Wednesday reported a record number of 131 new COVID-19 cases in the past 48 hours, bringing the total number to 205 in...
Food Bank

Ellembelle MP establishes food bank to feed the needy in his...

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In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Member of Parliament for Ellembelle, Mr Emmanuel Armah-Kofi Buah has set up a Food...
Undp

UNDP highlights glaring disparities in countries’ abilities to cope with, recover from pandemic

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The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has released two new data dashboards that highlight the huge disparities in countries' abilities to cope with and...
Beijing

Air ticket, travel reservations skyrocket as Beijing lowers emergency response level

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Air ticket and travel reservations have risen significantly after an official announced that Beijing will lower its emergency response to the novel coronavirus...
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson And His Fiancee Carrie Symonds

UK PM’s fiancee gives birth to baby boy

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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his fiancee Carrie Symonds announced the birth of a son on Wednesday. A statement released by the couple said...
Covid Test

3 journalists out of 529 tested positive for COVID-19 in Indian capital

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Three journalists were tested positive out of the total 529 media staff tested last week for the COVID-19 in the Indian capital, said Delhi...
Covid

Tanzania braces for tourism promotion amid COVID-19 outbreak

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Tanzania's state-run tourism watchdog said on Wednesday it has come up with 10 strategies aimed at continued promotion of the country's tourism industry...
Covid-19

African, Chinese healthcare experts share experiences in containing COVID-19

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Healthcare experts from the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) and African Union (AU) member states held discussion with Chinese...
Inmates Southern California

Inmates at Southern California prison suffer worst COVID-19 outbreak in U.S. federal system

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Nearly half of the inmates at a Southern California prison have tested positive for COVID-19, making it the worst-hit in U.S. federal system,...
Sierra Leone Prison

7 killed in prison break attempt in Sierra Leone

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A total of seven people, including five prisoners and two prison officers, lost their lives as prisoners attempted to break and escape from a...
Clinical Trial Shows Remdesivir Accelerates Recovery From Advanced Covid Patients

Clinical trial shows remdesivir accelerates recovery from advanced COVID-19 patients

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Hospitalized patients with advanced COVID-19 and lung involvement who received remdesivir recovered faster than similar patients who received placebo, according to a release from...

Nigeria vows to sustain fight against Boko Haram after operations in restive states

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The Nigerian defense headquarters on Wednesday vowed to sustain the fight against Boko Haram after security forces succeeded in dislodging and killing several of...
Biden

Biden to keep U.S. embassy in Jerusalem if elected

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Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden said Wednesday that he would keep the U.S. embassy in Jerusalem, Israel if elected. "The move shouldn't have happened in...
Parliament Of China

Public health top of agenda as China’s legislature meets in May

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China on Wednesday set the new opening dates for its key annual political gatherings in May, sending a strong signal that the country is...
Data Collection

Household Registry begins emergency data collection

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The Ghana National Household Registry (GNHR) has commenced an emergency data collection on poor and vulnerable persons in the Greater Accra Region. Dr Prosper Laari,...
Social Bank Donation

The staff of Republic Bank donate to Cape Coast Teaching hospital

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The Republic Bank Ghana Limited has presented a number of Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) and other equipment to the Cape Coast Teaching...
Court

Two alleged robbers freed by court

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An Accra Circuit Court has acquitted and discharged Samuel Plange, aka Tuga, unemployed, and Issah Alhassan, a butcher, after their counsel had filed a...
Health Mask Fda

COVID-19: FDA approves eight more masks

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The Foods and Drugs Authority (FDA) has approved the manufacturing of eight more local nose masks to help in the fight against COVID-19. ...
Social Nose Mask Donation

Evame Clothing gives face masks to TTH

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Evame Clothing a private business based in Tamale has donated 45 pieces of fabric-made face masks to Medical Ward three of the Tamale Teaching...
Dr Mrs Beatrice Wiafe Addai

Don’t neglect non-communicable diseases – Wiafe Addai

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Dr. Beatrice Wiafe Addai, Chairperson of the Ghana Non-Communicable Diseases Alliance, has asked health workers not to over concentrate on the COVID-19 pandemic at...
Social Prison Thermometres

Nsawam Prison Clinic desperately needs gun thermometers

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DSP Adamu Abdul Latif, Public Relations Officer of the Nsawam Prisons, has called on benevolent organisations and individuals to assist the Nsawam Prison Clinic...
Donation Covid

MAC Ghana donates 10 Chevrolet Cobalt sedans to COVID-19 Fund

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MAC Ghana, distributors of General Motors and Isuzu vehicles in Ghana, has donated 10 Chevrolet Cobalt sedans to the COVID-19 National Trust Fund to...

Immunization against diseases intensified amidst COVID-19

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The African Population and Health Research Centre, in collaboration with SEND-Ghana, has intensified its Immunisation Advocacy Initiative (IAI) to sensitise the public on immunisation...
Ambassadors Inauguration

Sunyani MCE inaugurates ‘Mask Ambassadors’

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Madam Justina Owusu-Banahene, the Sunyani Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) on Wednesday inaugurated the “Mask Ambassadors”, a group that advocates the wearing of nose masks...
Nya

NYA calls for fast-tracking of work on Resource Centre

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Mrs Francisca Oteng-Mensah, Board Chair of the National Youth Authority (NYA) has directed Wilkado Construction Limited, contractor working on the Ho Youth Resource Centre...
Education Covid Support

PoP supports Volta/Oti Education Directorates with handwashing facilities

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Pencils of Promise (PoP), a Non-Governmental Organisation with focus on education has supported the Volta and Oti Regional Education Directorates with 20 handwashing stations...
Economics Demurrage Waiver

COVID-19: Ghana government waives demurrage and port rent charges

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Government has waived all demurrages and rent charges incurred by importers and all other ports users during the COVID-19 partial lockdown between March 30...
Court

Scrap dealer who sprayed liquid into policewoman’s eyes granted bail

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Osman Amadu, a 22-year-old scrap dealer, who allegedly sprayed some liquid substance into the eyes of a duty policewoman enforcing the Restrictions on Movement...