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Ada Traditional Council

Ada Traditional Council urges residents to adhere to COVID-19 protocols

The Ada Traditional Council in the Greater Accra Region has urged residents to strictly adhere to the COVID-19 safety protocols to complement government’s efforts...
Africa Center for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC)

Africa’s COVID-19 cases pass 4.33 million – Africa CDC

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Africa has reached 4,330,666 as of Saturday, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC)...
“Proponents of the New Paradigm in Africa have a new milestone to celebrate, with the opening of a new segment of the Mombasa-Kisumu Standard Gauge Rail (SGR) line in Kenya. On October 16, Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta led a celebration to open Segment 2A, a 120 kilometer (75 mile) extension from the capital (and current terminus) of Nairobi, to Naivasha, a large town northwest of the capital. Opening of this—admittedly rather short—segment nonetheless brings the SGR project one step closer to its planned destination: Kampala, the capital city of neighboring, landlocked Uganda.”

Kenya’s family with autistic child defy physical limitations to pursue dreams

The achievement of a developmental milestone by a child is often marked with an outburst of celebration by the parents. However, in some rare...
COVID-19 Vaccination

Western North Regional Health Directorate takes delivery of 11,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines.

The Western North Regional Health Directorate has received a total of 11,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines. Dr Marion Okoh-Owusu, Regional Health Director who confirmed this...
COVID-19 Support

Operation Hernia supports coronavirus treatment Centre at Ho

Operation Hernia, an international non-profit entity offering hernia surgery, has donated items geared towards the fight against the coronavirus in Ho. Dr. Bernard Boateng Duah,...

COVID 19: Schools and health facilities in Akatsi South receive items – Director

Mr Samuel Benedict Nugblega, the Director of Human Resource at the Christian Health Association of Ghana (CHAG), has presented some personal protective equipment (PPE)...
Food COVID-19

COVID-19 informed new credit relations amongst traders – Professor Darkwah

Professor Akosua K. Darkwah, Institute of African Studies, University of Ghana, says the outbreak of the COVID-19 and related events have informed new credit...
life imprisonment

Plight of the Imprisoned Worsens in the United States

Political detainees are contracting COVID-19 and dying due to the pervasive injustices among incarcerated people Romaine “Chip” Fitzgerald was a member of the Black Panther...

IMF official deems global vaccination highest return public investment project

Widespread vaccination is probably the highest return global public investment project ever, an International Monetary Fund (IMF) official has said, urging policymakers to give...
Workers Union

Industrial workers and employers must collaborate to sustain productivity through COVID-19 – ICU

Mr. Morgan Ayawine, Acting General Secretary of the Industrial and Commercial Workers Union (ICU) is calling for more collaboration between workers and employers towards...

COVID-19: Ghana receives second batch of PPE from WAHO

Ghana has received the second batch of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) from the West African Health Organisation (WAHO) to protect front line workers and...

World Health Day: Countries still struggle with COVID-19

The theme of this year's World Health Day is "Building a fairer, healthier world." Yet in a world still fighting against the coronavirus, people...

Brazil sees record daily deaths from COVID-19

Brazil on Tuesday registered a record 4,195 deaths from COVID-19 in one day, taking the accumulated pandemic death toll to 336,947, the Ministry of...

Kenya’s air travel industry to take 3 years to recover to pre-COVID-19 levels

Kenya's domestic air travel operators on Wednesday said the industry could take up to three years to recover to pre-COVID-19 levels. Eutychus Waithaka, executive secretary...
Pooling samples boosts Ghana’s COVID-19 testing

Ghanaian beaches sing the tale of isolation

A GNA feature by Alexander Nyarko Yeboah The waves of the sea roar endlessly with its waters smashing against the lonely sandy beach christened the...

US emergency use authorization granted for Symbiotica COVID-19 test

(dpa-AFX) - The US Food and Drug Administration has issued an emergency use authorization, or EUA, for the Covid-19 Self-Collected Antibody Test System developed...
The debilitating impact of climate change

African Presidents, global leaders support action on climate change adaptation

More than 30 African heads of state and global leaders have committed to prioritise actions that help African countries adapt to the impacts of...

“Fish mortality” will affect our business – Fish sellers

Fish sellers in the Central Business District of Accra, are mournful that, news of “fish mortality” will ‘destroy’ their market. This followed the discovery of...
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)

40,000 children in United States have lost one parent to Covid-19

(tca/dpa) - A “staggering” 40,000 children in the U.S. have lost at least one parent to coronavirus, three-quarters of them teenagers, a new model...

MTF Academy Class of 2020: 60 students graduated

Despite the challenging year that was 2020, MultiChoice is thrilled to congratulate the MTF Academy Class of 2020 on their graduation. 2020 was undoubtedly tough...

Deeper cooperation needed to end COVID-19 economic scarring

The economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic has begun in some parts of the world but many vulnerable nations remain in recession with rising...
Sample of Liberian Sculpture Artistry Designs

COVID-19 Slows Down ‘Art And Craft’ Business In Liberia

… Arts & Crafts Dealers Association Seeks Government, NGOs Support The Chairman of the Art and Craft Dealers Association of Liberia (ACDAL), Mr. John...
Vaccine Sensitisation

Krachi East NCCE educates citizens on Covid-19

The Krachi East Municipal Office of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) has taken the COVID-19 vaccination education closer to the people in...
Easter Monday

2021 Easter Monday amid COVID-19 and ban on social gatherings

A GNA Feature by Eunice Hilda Ampomah Easter Monday is the Monday after Easter Sunday and it is observed as a Public Holiday in many...
Cardinal Peter Appiah Turkson

Easter: Christ’s resurrection can revive collapsed economies-Cardinal Turkson

Cardinal Peter Appiah Turkson, says the resurrection of Jesus Christ can revive economies, health systems, and financial institutions collapsed by COVID-19. “This is because Christ...

Easter: Police intensify visibility along beaches

The Police have intensified visibility along beaches in Accra to ensure adherence to closure directives to contain the spread of COVID-19 during the Easter...

School children defy COVID-19 protocols during Easter break

Children in Koforidua in the New Juaben South Municipality of the Eastern Region, during the Easter school break have been found to be playing...

Comply with all directives during Easter- Akatsi Police

The Police in Akatsi have urged religious and traditional groups to comply with the directives on the Covid-19 protocols to stop the spread of...

Love and fellowship dips in the Church – Rev Dumasi

The Reverend Wilson D.K. Dumasi, the Dela Parish Pastor, Evangelical Presbyterian Church, Ghana, has bemoaned the dwindling love and fellowship for one another...
Climate Action In Africa

African campaigner says COVID-19 stalling climate response

The COVID-19 pandemic is stalling action on climate change in Africa hence worsening communities' vulnerability to extreme weather events, a campaigner said on Thursday. Mithika...