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Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone annuls 2019/2020 league season, declares no champion

The Sierra Leone Football Association has call off the 2019/2020 league season due to the coronavirus outbreak. The decision to cancel the season was...
People wearing face masks shop for food at a market in Rome, Italy, on April 2, 2020. The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases worldwide has risen above 1 million, according to a new tally from Johns Hopkins University on Thursday. (Photo by Elisa Lingria/Xinhua)

EU, investment banks predict steep economic decline for Italy this year, improvement in 2021

Nearly two out of five Italian businesses are in danger of closing down amid the economic slowdown sparked by the global coronavirus outbreak, with...
Mr Samuel Obiri Aduama

Ridge Royal Hotel reopens with strict Covid-19 measures

The management of Ridge Royal Hotel in Cape Coast has reopened its facility to provide services to clients. The move followed a temporary closure in...
Africa Armwrestling

Covid-19: Africa Armwrestling heads agree to suspend 2020 Africa Armwrestling championship

The Armwrestling Federation of Africa (AFA) has reaffirmed its decision to suspend the 2020 Africa Armwrestling championship in Ghana due to the Coronavirus...
Mr Isaac Kwame Asiamah

Ghana’s quest to host successful 2023 African Games on course – Minister

Mr. Isaac Kwame Asiamah, Minister of Youth and Sports, has reiterated that Ghana’s dream to host a successful Africa Games in 2023 is still...

About 94,000 private school teachers to lose jobs due to COVID-19-GNACOPS

About 94,000 teachers from over 4,300 private schools in the country have not been paid due to the challenges imposed by the coronavirus outbreak. This...

More than 50% of German Companies Expect Major Revenue Drop in 2020

The coronavirus outbreak has caused a significant impact on European companies, confronting them with the worst market declines in the last few decades. As...
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Ho Central NDC supports Muslim community on Eid celebrations

The Ho central branch of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), has presented food items worth GHC 4,375 to the Ho Zongo community in support...

Herbal Supplements Market to Surge at 10.6% CAGR

...FMI says Growth to Hamper Due to COVID-19 Outbreak The global herbal supplements market size is expected to reach US$ 191.7 Bn by...
Nigerian Economy

Nigeria’s economic hub to restart economy with phased strategy

Lagos, Nigeria's economic hub and epicenter of COVID-19 will restart its economy in a multi-phase manner after weeks of lockdown for the coronavirus outbreak,...
Policemen wait to help transfer passengers on a Turkish Airlines plane from Tehran to a hospital for quarantine in Ankara, Turkey, Feb. 25, 2020. A Turkish Airlines plane, departing from Tehran in Iran and due to arrive in Istanbul, was diverted to Turkish capital Ankara on Tuesday over the suspicion of COVID-19 infection and passengers onboard have been taken under quarantine. (Photo by Mustafa Kaya/Xinhua)

Turkish experts warn of possible food shortage amid coronavirus outbreak

by Burak Akinci The Turkish government said that the country is not expected to face any major problems for food supply during the coronavirus outbreak,...

MP calls for investigation of Champions League Liverpool game during coronavirus outbreak

A British politician called Wednesday for an investigation into a European Champions League clash in Liverpool, which was allowed to go ahead during the...
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen delivers a press statement on the European Green Deal at the EU headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, Dec. 11, 2019. (Xinhua/Zheng Huansong)

EU launches data sharing platform for researchers to fight against coronavirus

The European Commission together with several partners on Monday launched a European COVID-19 Data Platform to enable the rapid collection and sharing of available...
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All coronavirus information open to every country from beginning – WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Monday said that it has been worked closely with experts from the United States, especially after the coronavirus...
Mtn President And Group Ceo Rob Shuter

MTN Group ranked Africa’s top telecoms brand in Africa

MTN has been awarded the most valuable telecom brand in Africa in a recent annual report by Brand Finance, a leading independent brand valuation...
Photo taken on April 11, 2020 shows an empty street in Rome, Italy. The coronavirus pandemic has claimed 19,468 lives in locked-down Italy, bringing the total number of infections, fatalities and recoveries so far to 152,271, according to the latest data released by the country's Civil Protection Department on Saturday. (Xinhua/Cheng Tingting)

Italy postpones local, regional elections amid coronavirus outbreak

Local and regional elections originally scheduled for next month have been postponed until at least September. This is the latest change in Italy's political...

The Hard Truth

After this Coronavirus outbreak , the last thing some of us want to hear is : come and buy ; anointing oil, stickers, “abura...
Locally Made Nose Masks

Public-private tensions flare up as 3M hits back at Trump’s DPA order

U.S. President Donald Trump's order asking mask manufacturer 3M Company to cease exporting masks during the coronavirus outbreak will make domestic supplies less available,...
World Bank

World Bank provides US$7.9 million to Egypt to fight COVID-19

The World Bank decided to provide Egypt 7.9 million U.S. dollars to fund emergency response activities to the coronavirus outbreak in the country, a...

Tokyo 2020 Olympics Delay will Cost US$5.8 billion

A swathe of the world's top sports competitions, tournaments, and professional leagues have been canceled or postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak. Last week,...

Google announces support for small businesses and crisis response

Google pledged more than 800 million U.S. dollars of support on Friday to help combat the coronavirus outbreak around the world. "As...
DR Congo

DR Congo capital issues stay-at-home order amid coronavirus outbreak

The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)'s capital city Kinshasa on Thursday evening announced an order for its over 11 million residents to stay...
novel coronavirus

Coronavirus disruptions “much closer” to natural disaster than Great Depression – Ben Bernanke

The economic fallout from the coronavirus outbreak is "much closer" to the disruptions caused by a "natural disaster" rather than the Great Depression of...

UK parliament closes its doors after rushing through new emergency law

Britain's Houses of Parliament went into recess Wednesday after lawmakers rushed through the final stages of a bill to give the government emergency powers...
Bank of Ghana

Bank of Ghana lowers policy rate to 14.5 percent over coronavirus outbreak

Bank of Ghana has cut its policy rate by 150 basis points to 14.5 percent over fears the coronavirus outbreak could slowdown economic growth...
Wall Street

Wall Street nosedives amid heightened coronavirus fearsx

Wall Street's major averages finished sharply lower on Monday even after the Federal Reserve's aggressive stimulus measures, as investors grew concerned about recession risk...
Ghanaian students in wuhan

Salute to heroic people in Wuhan

By Shen Shen Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday inspected Wuhan, the epicenter of the novel coronavirus outbreak (COVID-19) in central China’s Hubei province, praising...
tourism in Ghana

Kenya’s tourism players face losses amid coronavirus outbreak

Kenya's tourism and hospitality industry players on Thursday expressed concern and fear of losses due to the outbreak of COVID-19 should it not be...
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Iran cancels Friday prayers amid coronavirus outbreak

Iran cancelled Friday prayers in major cities across the country amid novel coronavirus outbreak, official IRNA news agency reported Wednesday. "The Friday...
Five hundred automobiles manufactured by a Chinese carmaker are about to be shipped to the Netherlands at a dock of Lianyungang port, east China’s Jiangsu province, Feb. 3, 2020. Photo by Wang Chun, People’s Daily Online

Major Chinese automakers resume production

Some 84.1 percent of China's automobile production bases have resumed production as of Tuesday amid the novel coronavirus outbreak, industry data showed. ...