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Covid Case

Show interest in companies with plans to produce vaccines for COVID-19-COPOSIPI tells government

The Coalition of Parents of Students in Private Institutions (COPOSIPI), has called on the government to show interest in companies around the world ...

Shops and markets lockdown for disinfection at Suhum

As part of measures to fight the spread of the coronavirus in the Eastern Region, a disinfection exercise took place in all...
Boris Johnson

British PM spending second night in intensive care

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is spending a second night in intensive care in hospital, where he is being treated for COVID-19, and he...
surgical mask

LatAm countries turn to face masks to contain pandemic

Latin American countries are urging, and sometimes mandating, people to use face masks to contain the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, even as global experts...
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Kenyan Cheruiyot regrets ruined season due to coronavirus

Olympic 5,000m champion Vivian Cheruiyot says the COVID-19 pandemic has ruined her training regime as she is reduced to one training session a day. ...
U.S. President Donald Trump (C) delivers a statement at the White House in Washington D.C., the United States, Jan. 8, 2020. Donald Trump said on Wednesday that no U.S. casualties have resulted from Iran's missiles attack against U.S. forces in Iraq on Tuesday, adding that the United States would impose additional sanctions against Tehran. (Xinhua/Hu Yousong)

Trump says African Americans having higher rates of COVID-19 infection in U.S.

U.S. President Donald Trump said Tuesday evidence shows that African Americans have higher rates of COVID-19 infection in the United States. Trump...

Ronaldinho released from Paraguayan prison on bail

Ronaldinho will be allowed to leave jail after a Paraguayan judge granted his request for house arrest, prosecutors said on Tuesday. The...

Kenya cancels richest marathon in Eldoret city over coronavirus threat

Elite athletes whose races were canceled abroad were hopeful to compete in Kenya's richest marathon in Eldoret on April 19, but that too has...
Cambodian peacekeepers prepare to leave for Mali and South Sudan, in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, April 7, 2015. Cambodia sent 461 military personnel on Tuesday, including 29 females, to join a United Nations peacekeeping mission in the conflict-torn West African nations of Mali and South Sudan. (Xinhua/Sovannara)

UN suspends peacekeeper deployments until June 30

by William M. Reilly UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has suspended until June 30 the rotation and deployments of uniformed personnel, including individual...
Photo taken on Sept. 15, 2015 shows Boko Haram militant camps set ablaze by Nigerian troops, in Borno State, Nigeria. According to Nigeria's Army Spokesman Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman, the rescued women and children were freed from Boko Haram's bondage during an operation on Tuesday morning. (Xinhua/Dare Sholarin)

Nigeria says joint troops inflict heavy casualties on Boko Haram

Nigeria's Defense Headquarters on Tuesday said several Boko Haram fighters have been killed by the combined troops of Nigeria and Niger in restive northeast...

Greece plans to tap bond markets for covering financial needs

Greece is considering to tap the bond markets in the next couple of months to cover its financing needs, Finance Minister Christos Staikouras said...

Mayor arrested in Bolivia for allowing religious festival amid lockdown

A Bolivian mayor and two others were arrested on Tuesday for allowing a religious celebration to take place despite a ban on public gatherings...

Water tanks to be positioned to serve hard-to-reach areas – Minister

The Government has announced its preparedness to position water tanks at vantage points in urban and rural areas to serve communities facing difficulties in...

NGO donates to kayayei community in Madina

The Savannah Consultative Forum, a Non-Governmental Organisation, has donated some consumable items to the Kayayei Community in Madina to enable them to fend for...
Mass Testing

COVID-19: MP proposes mass testing

Dr Mark Kurt Nawaane, Member of Parliament (MP) for the Nabdam Constituency in the Upper East Region, has called on the government to carry...
Sports Sports Stadia

Sports stadia undergoing fumigation

The Ministry of Youth and Sports (MOYS) through the National Sports Authority (NSA) is embarking on a fumigation exercise at all state-owned sporting facilities...
Twifo Hemang Rainstorm Victims

Rainstorm render hundreds homeless in Asempaneye and Ellukrom

Heavy rains accompanied by windstorm last Sunday, destroyed 148 buildings including school blocks, teachers bungalows and church buildings at Asempaneye and Ellukrom in...

Medical Director worried about lack of ventilators in WR

The Effia-Nkwanta Hospital, the major referral hospital in the Western and Western North Regions, has appealed to the public to help the facility procure...

COVID-19: President directs cabinet to come out with broader stimulus package

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has directed cabinet to put together a broader stimulus package to reignite the Ghanaian economy by the time the...

NLA activates Short Code *890# to mitigate sales shortfall due to Coronavirus pandemic

The National Lottery Authority (NLA) has said the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has greatly reduced its sales as the jurisdictions of the lockdown...

KKCC supports Tarkwa District Police Command

As part of measures to ensure the successful fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, Kings Kingdom Charismatic Center (KKCC) has donated items worth GHC3,000...

COVID-19: Standard Chartered PLC commits US$1 billion to finance companies

Standard Chartered has announced plans to commit US$1billion of financing for companies that provide goods and services to help the fight against COVID-19, and...

Global aviation industry to soon heal COVID-19 wounds – Kadri Samsunlu

The aviation industry across the world would soon heal its wounds caused by the outbreak of COVID-19 and rise again from where it left...
Europe Week

Start-ups in Europe to face existential challenge

A "massive slump" in start-up financing was expected for 2020 in Europe due to the coronavirus crisis, according to a study published by the...

COVID-19 death toll exceeds 6,100 in UK

The death toll of those hospitalized in Britain who tested positive for COVID-19 reached 6,159 as of Monday afternoon, a daily increase of 786,...

South Africa’s number of COVID-19 cases rises steadily amid massive testing

The number of COVID-19 cases in South Africa has risen steadily over the past fews days amid massive community testing in a 21-day national...

U.S. COVID-19 death toll reaches 11,008, more than 81 pct in global workforce affected...

The world is now in a battle against COVID-19, a disease caused by a previously unknown coronavirus that has spread to over 200 countries...

UK house prices remain stable in March with uncertainties ahead

The average house price in Britain remained stable in March before the novel coronavirus restrictions were introduced, mortgage lender Halifax said Tuesday. ...
A press conference on COVID-19 is held in Proteria, South Africa, March 9, 2020. South African Health Minister Zweli Mkhize on Monday announced that four more South Africans have been tested positive for the COVID-19. (Xinhua)

South Africa’s number of COVID-19 cases rises steadily

The number of COVID-19 cases in South Africa has risen steadily over the past fews days despite a 21-day national lockdown which entered into...
Kenyan Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe (Front) briefs the press on the coronavirus update, in Nairobi, capital of Kenya, March 22, 2020. Eight people had tested positive for coronavirus, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in Kenya to 15, Mutahi Kagwe said on Sunday. (Xinhua/Fred Mutune)

Kenya confirms 14 new COVID-19 cases as total number rises to 172

Kenya's Health Ministry on Tuesday confirmed 14 more cases of coronavirus, bringing the total number to 172. Mutahi Kagwe, Cabinet Secretary for...