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Border Closure

Border closure depriving us of necessities

Residents in border communities in the Ketu South Municipality are lamenting the extension of the border closure by Government...

Covid-19: Asokore Rural bank educates smallholder farmers

The Asokore Rural Bank, has embarked on a sensitization programme to educate smallholder farmers in its catchment area on the coronavirus disease. ...
Market in Ghana

Covid-19: Asante Akim North Assembly bans traders

The Asante Akim North District Assembly has ban traders in the adjoining districts from attending the Agogo market on market days. ...
Health Pharmatrust Donation

Pharmatrust donates assorted items to Pharmaceutical Council to combat COVID-19

Pharmatrust Company Limited, a pharmaceutical company, has presented assorted items, including alcohol-based hand sanitizers, Veronica buckets and googles to the Pharmaceutical Council to combat...
WHO Logo

WHO to release strategy for fixing weaker health systems and infrastructure

The World Health Organization will soon publish its Technical Strategy update to form the Second Strategic Preparedness and Response Plan for the containment of...
Aswim Education

Practice social distancing to avert spread of COVID-19, traders advised

The Association of Women in the Media (ASWIM) and Hope for Future Generations (HFFG), a non-governmental organization, have advised market women at the Agbogboloshie...
Covid Positivenegative

Madina Assembly disclaims information on COVID-19

The La Nkwantang –Madina Municipal Assembly has urged the public to disregard a publication purported to have come from its outfit in respect of...

Christians and the Easter celebration amid COVID-19 pandemic

Easter, also called Pascha’ or ‘Resurrection Sunday’ is a period on the calendar of Christians, where they commemorate the resurrection of Jesus Christ, the...
Methodist Church

The essence of 2020 Easter not negated by Covid-19 – Methodist Church

Christians in Ghana are Friday, joining their fellows to mark Good Friday, but without the usual congregation, following the lockdown measures implemented by governments...

President appeals to Ghanaians to celebrate Easter apart

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo Thursday urged Ghanaians to celebrate the Easter holidays apart, stay at home and curtail all manner of celebrations,...
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Ghana’s confirmed cases of COVID-19 now 378

Ghana's confirmed cases of COVID-19 stands at 378, with six deaths, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, announced on Thursday. Two patients remain in critical condition...
Social Excuse Public

Stop giving flimsy excuses to go out of your house

The public has been advised against giving flimsy excuses to go out and about town in the Greater Accra Region and Greater Kumasi Metropolitan...
Picture Shows Afro Joe Dakota (middle) and friends

Joe Dakota Died From Kidney Problem Not Covid-19

Former Accra Hearts of Oak Defender, Jonathan Nii Oti Ankrah aka Joe Dakota who has passed on in Maryland, USA is reported to have...
Photo taken on April 2, 2020 shows the empty Champs-Elysees in Paris, France. The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases worldwide has risen above 1 million, according to a new tally from Johns Hopkins University on Thursday. (Xinhua/Tang Ji)

Latest count of confirmed COVID-19 cases worldwide at 0500 GMT, April 10

The following are the latest updates on the COVID-19 global confirmed cases in hardest-hit countries by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at...

Boeing mulling plan to cut 10 percent workforce

U.S. airplane giant Boeing Company is mulling a plan to cut about 10 percent of its workforce amid the fallout caused by COVID-19, U.S....
National Democratic Congress (NDC)

NDC donates to aid fight against COVID-19, CSM in Upper West

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has donated some Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) and medicines to the Upper West Regional Health Directorate to aid...

Motor King Ltd supports COVID-19 fight in Northern region

Motor King Limited, has donated 50 Veronica buckets with supporting metal stands and a cash amount of GHS10,000.00 to the Northern Regional Coordinating Council...
Lockdown Feeding

COVID-19: Gov’t expands feeding of needy citizens outreach in lockdown areas

The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection, in partnership with the Ministry of Finance, has expanded its outreach to feed more needy and...

CSOs COVID-19 response fund set to support about 3,000 households

Civil Society Organisations are set to begin implementation of the CSOs COVID-19 response fund to support the poor and vulnerable in the country. Said in...
Archbishop Bonaventure

COVID-19 has reduced immorality – Archbishop Bonaventure

The Most Reverend John Bonaventure Kwofie, the Catholic Metropolitan Archbishop of Accra, says the COVID-19 pandemic, although it has been detrimental to the world...
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Ghanaians entreated to collaborate to tackle COVID – 19

A Clergyman has entreated Ghanaians to abide by the directives put in place by the government to manage and control the spread COVID –...
Dr Da Costa Aboagye

Staying at home, observing social distancing is not a punishment-Dr Aboagye

Dr Da Costa Aboagye, the Chairman of the Risk Communication and Social Mobilisation Committee for COVID-19, has admonished Ghanaians not to consider the directives...
Joshob Ceo

Joshob Construction donates US$100,000 to COVID-19 Trust Fund

Award-winning Ghanaian road contractor, Joshob Construction has donated US$100,000 to the government’s COVID-19 Trust Fund. The company was among seven others who presented cheques of...

COVID-19: African Development Bank unveils $10 billion Response Facility

The African Development Bank Group has announced the creation of the COVID-19 Response Facility to assist regional member countries in fighting the pandemic. The Facility...
Disinfection Markets

Bibiani Anhwiaso-Bekwai assembly disinfects markets against COVID-19

A combined team of personnel from the National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO), Ghana Health Service, Ghana National Fire Service in the Bibiani-Anhwiaso-Bekwai Municipality, led...
Financial Crisis

COVID-19 control: Sunyani Municipal Assembly in financial crisis

The deadly Corona Virus Disease (COVID-19) control has placed a huge financial burden on the Sunyani East Municipal Assembly, as people in locked-down areas...
Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta

Finance Minister requests parliamentary approval to access Contingency Fund

Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta has requested Parliament to grant the Government approval to access an amount of GHC1.250 billion from the Contingency Fund to...
Social Nbssi Covid

NBSSI/Mastercard Foundation supports businesses

The National Board for Small Scale Industries (NBSSI) partners Mastercard Foundation, to support micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) and start-ups in Ghana during...

COVID-19: UN celebrates nurses and midwives

Mr Antonio Guterres, the United Nations (UN) Secretary-General has lauded nurses and midwives for working round the clock and putting their lives at risk,...
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo

Issue of ‘frontline’ health worker must be defined- President

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo says " the frontline health worker" in the context of COVID-19 containment must be clearly defined to identify the...