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Second passport demand surges by 50 percent amid Covid-19 restrictions

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National lockdowns, closed borders and travel restrictions have helped drive up enquiries for second passports, citizenships and overseas residencies by more than 50% year-on-year,...
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Uganda lifts ban on labour export after eight month suspension due to COVID-19

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Uganda has lifted the ban on the exportation of migrant workers after an eight month suspension in efforts to stop the spread of the...
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Uganda further eases COVID-19 restrictions, allows resumption of mass gatherings

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Uganda late on Monday further eased its COVID-19 restrictions, allowing resumption of mass gatherings, political rallies and meetings of no more than 200 attendees,...
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GJA holds AGM on October 23

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The National Executive of the Ghana Journalists Association has announced that this year’s Annual General Meeting will be held on Friday, October 23, 2020,...

COVID-19 impacts farming activities – Bankpama farmers

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Some farmers at Bankpama in the Wa West District said the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has negatively impacted their farming activities. They said...
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Ghana extends COVID-19 restrictions for 3 months

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Ghanaian President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo announced late Sunday a three-month extension of multiple restrictions to strengthen the country's fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. ...
Hearts versus Kotoko

President lifts restriction on contact sports

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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo announced Sunday the lifting of COVID-19 restrictions on contact sports. Speaking in a televised national broadcast on measures...
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COVID-19: Foreign Ministry announces end of evacuation exercise

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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration on Saturday said it has ended the evacuation of stranded Ghanaians abroad due to the COVID-19...
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KIA re-opening to revitalize Fashion Designing industry

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A cross section of fashion designers in parts of Accra have expressed their hope for transformation of business after the re-opening of the Kotoka...
An electronic screen shows the trading data at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, the United States, on Jan. 27, 2020. U.S. stocks ended significantly lower on Monday. The Dow fell 1.57 percent to 28,535.80, the S&P 500 decreased 1.57 percent to 3,243.63, and the Nasdaq dropped 1.89 percent to 9,139.31. (Xinhua/Wang Ying)

German shares gain 0.75 percent at start of trading on Wednesday

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German stocks were off to a good start on Wednesday, with the benchmark DAX index rising 97.41 points, or 0.75 percent, opening at 13,071.66...
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Formation of local committees urged to enforce COVID-19 restrictions in Uganda

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Ugandan police on Thursday called for the formation of local committees to enforce the ministry of health measures aimed at combating the spread of...

Hairdressers share their concerns after ease of restrictions

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A cross section of hairdressers in parts of Accra have shared their concerns regarding business projections as the government gradually eases COVID-19 restrictions. A visit...

Businesses still at a standstill after easing of restrictions

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A cross-section of beauticians and dressmakers on Monday expressed dissatisfaction with the slow pace of business even after easing the Covid-19 restrictions. ...
A soldier is seen on a military vehicle in Rabat, Morocco, on March 22, 2020. The number of COVID-19 cases in Morocco has risen to 109 as of Sunday evening. Morocco has announced a public health emergency, restricted movements, and suspended private and public means of transport between cities. (Photo by Chadi/Xinhua)

Morocco tightens COVID-19 restrictions in major cities amid surge of infections

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Morocco on Thursday tightened preventive measures in major cities including Casablanca, Marrakech and Benimellal, amid the surge in COVID-19 infections. The Moroccan...
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COVID-19 infections jump to 40,533 in Ghana

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The number of the novel coronavirus cases in Ghana has risen to 40, 533, as health authorities confirmed 436 more infections on Saturday, said...
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Kenya’s rural markets thrive amid lifting of COVID-19 restrictions

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Jessica Andere, a trader in western Kenyan county of Kakamega was a happy businesswoman on Friday when she visited an open-air market for the...
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Ghana Tourism Authority lauds easing of COVID-19 restrictions on Industry

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The Tourism Authority (GTA) has lauded the government for easing some of the Covid-19 restrictions placed on the Tourism and hospitality industry as part...
Director General of Ghana Health Service, Dr. Anthony Nsiah-Asare

Government to cater for the cost Covid-19 Test – Dr. Asare confirms

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Dr. Anthony Nsiah Asare Presidential Advisor on Health has said that the government will cater for the cost of COVID-19 tests for national teams...

We welcome the opportunity to expand our services – Most Rev Boafo

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The Most Reverend Dr Paul Kwabena Boafo, Chairman of the Christian Council of Ghana, has welcomed the easing of the COVID-19 restrictions on in-person...
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COVID-19: Restrictions on transport sector lifted; trotros, taxis to take full capacity

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As part of the second phase of easing of COVID-19 restrictions by the government, commercial vehicles are to return to taking the normal number...
Hotel Myths

German hotel and restaurant industry starts recovery as COVID-19 restrictions lifted

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Turnover of the German hotel and restaurant industry started to recover in May and grew by around 45 percent compared with the previous month,...
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CEDECOM partners Zoomlion to disinfect hotels in Central Region

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The Central Region Development Commission (CEDECOM) in collaboration with Zoomlion Ghana Limited have begun a disinfection exercise for hotels, tourist attraction centres, pubs and...
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Nigeria sets date for reopening airports following COVID-19 restrictions

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The Nigerian government said late Wednesday that domestic flights would soon resume after weeks of restriction to curb the COVID-19 pandemic. Aviation...
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Ghana’s COVID-19 cases climb to 18, 630 with 496 infections confirmed

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The number of people infected by the novel coronavirus jumped to 18,630, with 496 new cases confirmed on Thursday, the Ghana Health Service (GHS)...

International airlines resuming flights to China amid relaxed COVID-19 restrictions on aviation

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International airlines are resuming flights to the Chinese mainland as China has eased its COVID-19 restrictions on aviation. On Wednesday, German airline Lufthansa resumed scheduled...
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JHSs finalists within GAMA resume classes

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Final year students of Junior High Schools (JHSs) within the Greater Accra Metropolitan Area (GAMA) on Monday resumed classes after a three-month break due...
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Government has no ethnocentric agenda in deployment of soldiers

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Minister of Defence Dominic Nitiwul, on Monday, refuted claims by the Minority NDC that government has deployed soldiers to Volta and Oti regions to...

Presence of the military in Volta and Oti region, generating animosity

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The presence of the military and other security agencies in some parts of the Volta and Oti Regions is generating animosity especially amongst innocent...
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Junior High Schools re-open for final year students

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Final year students in Junior High Schools (SHSs) returned to school on Monday to adequately prepare for their Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE). ...
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Weeds takeover basic schools in Western Region

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Weeds have now taken over the compounds of some basic schools in the Western Region following the long closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Some...