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Akinwumi Adesina

AfDB announces US$10 billion financing package to boost Africa’s fight against COVID-19

Regional multilateral lender the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group announced on Wednesday the creation of a 10 billion U.S.dollars facility to aid Africa's...
Former Hearts Defender

Former Hearts defender “Joe Dakota” is dead

Mr. Jonathan Kpakpo Oti Ankrah - former captain of Accra Hearts of Oak is dead. Ankrah,...
African Americans And The Coronavirus In Detroit

Detroit on the Frontline in Battle to End COVID-19 Pandemic

Majority African American and working class city at the center of the outbreak More than 2,000 people working in the healthcare industry have reportedly tested...

Sekondi Central Prison appeals for fumigation materials

The Sekondi Central Prison is in dire need of fumigation materials to sanitise its premises against any infection, particularly during this COVID-19 pandemic. ...
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Drivers swerve COVID-19 security barricade

Some commercial and private drivers plying the American House - Madina road have created remote routes to avoid security barricades mounted at the Social...
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COVID-19: Wilmar Africa supports government’s campaign with GHC1 million

Wilmar Africa Ltd has presented cash and products totalling GHC1 million to support the government’s efforts in the fight of...
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Coalition threatens to withdraw from Contact Tracing

The Coalition of Graduate Unemployed Allied Health Professionals (COAHP) on Wednesday said it will withdraw the services of the 560 members from the COVID-19...
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COVID-19: CBG donates to Trust Fund and Noguchi

The Consolidated Bank Ghana (CBG) has supported the Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research (NMIMR) and the COVID-19 National Trust...

Man remanded for breaking lockdown orders

An Accra Circuit Court has remanded a 34-year-old James Chukwuka who failed to comply with the Restriction Order and allegedly took the blood samples...
Health Covid Ambulance

St John’s Ambulance appeals for logistical support to fight COVID-19

Mr Joseph Donkor, the Bono, Bono East and Ahafo Regional Coordinator of the St John’s Ambulance Ghana on Wednesday, appealed for logistical assistance to...
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Consider stimulus package for media personnel in the fight against COVID-19 pandemic – GJA

Mr Affail Monney, the President of the Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) has called on government to consider stimulus package for the media houses...
A China-Europe freight train loaded with electronic products departs from the Chengdu International Railway Port, starting a 13-day journey to its destination Tilburg, the Netherlands, Feb. 19, 2020. Photo by Bai Guibin, People’s Daily Online

Economic toll grows in coronavirus-rampaged Europe

The coronavirus pandemic, which had claimed over 60,000 lives and infected more than 700,000 people in Europe as of Wednesday, has begun to spread...
A pedestrian wearing scarf walks along a street in New York, the United States, March 16, 2020. The number of COVID-19 cases in United States has topped 4,600 as of Monday night, an increase of more than 1,000 in the past 24 hours, according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University. (Xinhua/Wang Ying)

New York officials concerned of racial disparities in COVID-19 deaths

African Americans and Latinos are more affected by novel coronavirus in the U.S. state of New York compared with other ethnic groups, Governor Andrew...
Convention People’s Party (CPP)

CPP calls for attitudinal change to reflect Easter

The Convention Peoples’ Party (CPP) on Wednesday said 2020 has presented the world with a difficult task of managing the COVID-19 pandemic, especially...
Kofi Annan

Geneva celebrates Kofi Annan’s 82nd birthday

The Geneva Airport International on Wednesday marked the 82nd birthday of Mr Kofi Annan, the former Secretary-General of the United Nations, with...
Pedestrians wearing masks are seen in downtown Tehran, Iran, Feb. 23, 2020. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday issued an order to form a national headquarters to cope with the outbreak of the novel coronavirus in the country, state TV reported. Since Iran announced the first batch cases of the coronavirus in the country on Wednesday, 43 Iranians have been confirmed infected by the virus, eight of whom have died. (Photo by Ahmad Halabisaz/Xinhua)

Iran slams IMF’s rejection of application for anti-coronavirus loan as “unacceptable”

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday said that the International Monetary Fund (IMF) rejection of Iran's application for a loan to fight the novel...
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Global COVID-19 cases surpass 1.5 million

Global confirmed COVID-19 cases surpassed 1.5 million on Wednesday afternoon local time, according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns...
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres delivers a statement at the UN headquarters in New York, Jan. 6, 2020. Antonio Guterres on Monday called on parties concerned to exercise maximum restraint to stop escalation of global tensions. (Xinhua/Li Muzi)

UN chief defends WHO after Trump threat

by William M. Reilly UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres underscored on Wednesday the necessity of the World Health Organization (WHO) during the COVID-19...
Medics rescue a COVID-19 patient at Huoshenshan Hospital, Wuhan, Feb. 24, 2020. Photo by Wang Haoyu/People’s Daily Online

Stop stigmatizing COVID-19 patients, communities – UWR Minister

Dr. Hafiz Bin Salih, the Upper West Regional Minister has cautioned the public against stigmatizing COVID-19 patients or communities that record cases of...

Heavy rains cause havoc to health officials

Roofing of two nurses’ quarters for the Regional Hospital in Sunyani have been ripped-off, by heavy rains in Sunyani. The...
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo

Coalition commends President for nominating Prof. Mensa Bonsu to Supreme Court

The Affirmative Action Bill Coalition on Wednesday congratulated Professor Henrietta Mensa-Bonsu and her three other male counterparts for their nomination to the Supreme Court. ...
Health Presentation Items

Former President Mahama presents PPEs to regional hospital

The flag-bearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Former President John Dramani Mahama on Wednesday presented Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) to the Regional hospital...
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COVID-19: Hasman Technical Services supports Noguchi

Hasman Technical Services Limited (HTSL), a Ghanaian-owned company, has presented a cheque for GHC100,000 to the Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research (NMIMR) to...

Institutions in Tema must help fight COVID-19, MCE

The Tema Metropolitan Assembly (TMA) has made a passionate appeal to organizations and institutions in the industrial cum harbour city to help the Assembly...
An open China contributes greater momentum to world economy: experts

China’s economy resilient despite short-term COVID-19 impact

Japanese media and experts have noted that people and logistics in China have begun to regain vitality, as the economy is showing signs of...

Virus-hit Wuhan to lift outbound travel restrictions on April 8

Wuhan, the Chinese city hardest hit by the novel coronavirus outbreak, will lift outbound travel restrictions from April 8 after over two months of...
Ghana Tennis Youth

Tennis Coach Calls for More Competition for Our Athletes

Henry Quansah National Coach of the Ghana Tennis Federation (GTF), has said, more competitions are needed for athletes to gain exposure and experience to...
Mr Yaw Buabeng Asamoah

Adenta MP Ask Ghanaians to Guard the Environment

Mr Yaw Buabeng Asamoah, Member of Parliament (MP) for Adenta, has called on Ghanaians to change their attitude towards the environment for them to...

U-20 Africa World Rugby: Kenya to Represent Africa

Kenya will represent Africa at the World Rugby Under-20 tournament set for July 9-21 in Sao Jose dos Campos, Brazil. Kenya's junior rugby union team...

France Humbles Denmark to a 4-0 Goal

FIFA Women's World Cup hosts France showed no mercy to Denmark with a 4-0 victory in an international friendly on Monday with less than...