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Uganda postpones reopening of schools due to COVID-19

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Uganda's schools and institutions of higher learning will remain closed amid the lasting COVID-19 pandemic, a senior education official said here on Monday. Only candidate...
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United States still in brutal battle against COVID-19 with infections top 25 million

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A year into the COVID-19 pandemic, the United States is still fighting a brutal battle against the virus as its total number of infections...
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Oguaa host Maiden Osabarimba Royal Awards

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The maiden Osabarimba Royal Awards which was inaugurated in January 2020 but was put on hold as a result of the outbreak of the...
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Kenya launches robots to cushion health workers from COVID-19 risks

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Kenya's health ministry on Friday launched smart anti-epidemic robot technology to reduce exposure of health workers to COVID-19 patients under their care. Mutahi Kagwe, cabinet...
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Right to Play prepares schools for safe reopening

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Right to Play Ghana has supported some schools in the country to adopt strict safety measures to curb the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. The...
Madam Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey

85th ECOWAS Council of Ministers meeting ends

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The 85TH Ordinary Session of the ECOWAS Council of Ministers has ended ahead of the Summit of Heads of State. The two-day meeting, via videoconferencing,...
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COVID-19 pandemic is no respecter of political colour

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Mr Bright Nyatsikor, Adaklu Constituency Secretary of the New Patriotic Party on Tuesday said the COVID-19 pandemic is not respectful of political boundaries or...
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Five MMDAs launch COVID-19 Recovery Plans and Integrated Assembly financing frameworks

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The National Development Planning Commission (NDPC) and the Ministry of Finance in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), have supported five Metropolitan,...
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Biden unveils national anti-COVID-19 strategy, strives to restore public trust

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U.S. President Joe Biden on Thursday unveiled his national strategy for addressing the COVID-19 pandemic, while public health experts said that restoring people's trust...
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Sale of face mask up as cases increases

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In the wake of the current upsurge of the COVID-19 pandemic, the sales of face masks has jumped up, as most of the principal...
Uganda

Uganda briefs diplomats on just-concluded elections

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Uganda on Wednesday briefed foreign diplomats on the just-concluded presidential elections. Despite the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, government ensured favorable space for free,...
Ghana Parliament

Parliament stands down motion to suspend payment of university fees

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Parliament on Wednesday stood down a motion by Mr Mahama Ayariga, Member of Parliament (MP) for Bawku Central, calling on the Government of Ghana...
Covid

COVID-19 Trust Fund accumulates GHC57 million – Chief of Staff

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As of December 15, 2020, the COVID-19 National Trust Fund had received a total of GHC57.1 million in cash donations alone, Madam Akosua Frema...
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Students in Sekondi-Takoradi go back to amid mixed feelings

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Many school children in the Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolis on Monday morning returned to school to begin an academic work after ten months of break due...
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Ghana: Massive turnout of students despite pandemic

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Mrs Mary Elizabeth Dekoa, Headmistress of Philip Akpo Junior High School (JHS) in Ho, has disclosed that there was an encouraging turnout of students...
Schools Reopening

Stakeholders call for collective effort to ensure Students’ Safety

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Teachers and Parents in Cape Coast have called for a collective efforts to ensure students’ safety amidst the resurgence of the COVID-19 pandemic...
Benin

Benin’s Q3 exports up 1.7 percent amid COVID-19 pandemic

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Despite the COVID-19 impacts on Benin's economy, Benin's foreign trade volume in the third quarter of 2020 experienced a slight increase compared to the...
Booksellers

Reopening of schools: Booksellers bemoan low patronage of products

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Some booksellers have lamented on the low patronage of their products after the government’s decision to reopen public and private schools. A visit by the...
Marriages

COVID-19 Pandemic affects registration of marriages in Cape Coast

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More than 300 couples who published bands to register their marriages at the Cape Coast Metropolitan Assembly (CCMA) last year failed to turn up...
School

Ablekuma South basic schools ready to reopen on Monday

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Basic schools at Ablekuma South are ready to reopen on Monday, January 18, after staying home for almost a year due to the COVID-19...
Ngo

NGO calls for protection of girls amid COVID-19 pandemic

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Girls Not Brides (GNB) Ghana, a National network of Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) into eradicating child marriage, has renewed its call for protection of girls...
Stationary

Stationary dealers at Nima complain of low sales

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The patronage of stationery at Nima, a suburb of Accra, is low even though basic schools will start academic work from Monday, January 18,...
Uganda

Ugandans go to polls amid raging COVID-19 pandemic

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Ugandan presidential and parliamentary elections kicked off on Thursday as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to rampage across the country. Incumbent President Yoweri Museveni, who has...
Dr. Ibn Chambas

COVID-19 posing multiple challenges to West Africa, Sahel regions-Dr Chambas

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Dr Mohamed Ibn Chambas, Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of the United Nations Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS), says...
Farmer

COVID-19 affected food production in UER – Director

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Agriculture production in the 2020 farming season, in the Upper East Region has been largely affected by the outbreak and spread of the COVID-19...
Students

Schools in WR prepare for full reopening

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Schools in the Sekondi Takoradi Metropolis are preparing earnestly for the full reopening of schools after ten months of closure due to the outbreak...
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Education Cannot Wait to support education needs in Burkina Faso

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The Director of Education Cannot Wait(ECW), a global fund for education in emergencies and protracted crises, Yasmine Sherif, is on a three-day mission in...
Foundation Donation

Fortitude Child Support Foundation donates to Orthopedic Training Centre

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The Orthopedic Training Centre (OTC) a non-profit organisation with a mission of enabling the handicapped in Ghana, mainly children, to gain independent and live...
Students

Parents laud government on re-opening of schools

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Scores of parents and guardians in the Shama District of the Western Region have lauded the government’s decision to re-open schools despite the second...
Covid Re Testing

Donors announce loan facility for Africa’s private healthcare providers

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A consortium of donors, investors and philanthropies have launched a 3.29 billion shillings (30 million U.S. dollars) emergency loan facility to help five...