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Ahafo needs military base to curb recurring political violence-Minister

Mr Evans Opoku-Bobie, the Ahafo Regional Minister has called for a military base to help stop the needless and uncontrolled recurring of political violence...

Uganda warns of new measures to curb widespread COVID-19 community infections

Uganda on Sunday warned of new measures to curb the spread of COVID-19 in the east African country amid widespread community infections, information minister...
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Drivers told to help Curb Maternal Mortality

The Central Regional Office of the Ghana Health Service (GHS) has tasked commercial Drivers to continue to play positive roles in curbing the increasing...
Medical workers treat a COVID-19 patient at the coronavirus unit in Mayanei Hayeshua Medical Center, Bnei Brak, April 13, 2020. (Nati Shohat/Flash90)

Dutch government announces new restrictive measures to curb virus spread

The Dutch government on Friday announced new restrictive measures to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus. "The facts are alarming," Prime...
Mandatory Credit: Photo by Tife Owolabi/EPA/Shutterstock (7962013c) A Photograph Made Available on 24 February 2015 Shows Nigerian Naval Personnel Guarding Onboard Vessel Mt Redemption After Seizing Illegal Oil Shipment in the Bayelsa State Niger Delta Nigeria 23 February 2015 According to Reports Nigerian Authorities Seized the Ghanaian Owned Vessel Mt Redemption Carrying 100 Tons of Stolen Crude Oil Official Estimates Say Some 60 000 Barrels of Oil Are Stolen Each Day From Pipelines and Traded Illegally Nigeria Bayelsa Nigeria Illegal Oil Trade - Feb 2015

Zimbabwe steps up efforts to curb illegal trade in ozone depleting substances

Zimbabwe is stepping up efforts to combat illegal trade in ozone depleting substances (ODSs), a senior environment official said Wednesday. Zimbabwe had...
human trafficking

Nigeria’s economic hub moves to curb human trafficking

Nigerian authorities on Tuesday inaugurated a Task Force on Human Trafficking to curb the menace of human trafficking and irregular migration in Lagos state. ...
Cyril Ramaphosa

South African president mobilizes society to curb gender-based violence

Amid a surge in gender-based violence, President Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday tried to mobilize the whole society to curb the scourge. "The...
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Zambia enhances preventive measures to curb COVID-19 spike

The Zambian government on Wednesday announced tough COVID-19 measures on public transporters as part of efforts to curb the spike in cases. ...
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Nigerian women council calls for more efforts to curb COVID-19

Nigeria's National Council of Women Societies (NCWS) on Tuesday called for a need to intensify ongoing efforts to reduce the rate of COVID-19...
JOHANNESBURG, April 4, 2020 (Xinhua) -- A policeman inspects a construction site as some violators sit on the ground in Johannesburg, South Africa, April 3, 2020. A consistently high number of people have been arrested for violating lockdown regulations over COVID-19 in South Africa, Police Minister Bheki Cele said on Friday. (Photo by Yeshiel/Xinhua)

Alcohol abuse dampens efforts to curb COVID-19 in South Africa

The South African government on Monday lamented alcohol abuse which it said dampens efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19. "Tragically,...
President Yoweri Museveni

Ugandan president to announce new measures to curb COVID-19 spike

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni is to introduce new measures to curb the recent spike of COVID-19 infections and deaths in the East African country,...

Measures taken in all refugee camps in Ethiopia to curb COVID-19 spread

The United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) on Saturday disclosed that isolation facilities were set up in all refugee camps across Ethiopia to...

Rwanda unveils digital auctioning platform to curb corruption

Rwanda on Wednesday unveiled an electronic auctioning system aimed at facilitating transparency in the auctioning process of loan defaulters' property. The platform was launched by...
China’s new reforms to fuel anti-corruption campaigns

Zimbabwe anti-graft body launches new operation to curb corruption

Zimbabwe's anti-graft body, the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (ZACC) has launched a new operation code-named "Wakazvitenga Sei?" (Shona language, means "How did you acquire your...
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Uganda issues new stringent measures for truck drivers to curb spread of COVID-19

Uganda on Saturday issued new stringent measures to cross-border cargo truck drivers, saying only those who test negative for COVID-19 will be allowed to...
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Uganda military to curb COVID-19 spread among troops in Somalia, Equatorial Guinea

The Ugandan military on Sunday said it has issued measure to stop the spread of COVID-19 among its troops in Somalia and Equatorial Guinea...
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GOC President Encourages The Wearing Of Masks To Curb The Spread Of The Covid-19

Mr. Ben Nunoo Mensah President of the Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC) has encouraged sportsmen and women to wear nose and mouth masks to stop...
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Nigeria begins sterilization of railway facilities to curb COVID-19 spread

Nigerian authorities on Sunday said the disinfection of all railway facilities had commenced as part of measures to curb the spread of the COVID-19...
A visitor is seen inside the Step Pyramid in Saqqara necropolis, Giza province, Egypt, March 5, 2020. Egyptian Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly inaugurated on Thursday the Step Pyramid of Djoser in the Saqqara necropolis near the capital Cairo, after the completion of its restoration. (Xinhua/Ahmed Gomaa)

Egypt’s PM orders closure of parks, beaches to curb COVID-19 in coming holidays

Egypt's Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly ordered on Wednesday the full closure of all public parks, beaches and other gathering places during the coming holidays...
Hassan Ali Khaire

Somalia PM orders swift release of funds to curb COVID-19 spread

Somali Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire has ordered the swift release of COVID-19 funds to the regional states and the Banadir Regional Administration (BRA)...

5,000 returnees to Ethiopia: UN calls for a Pause amidst increased in COVID-19 enforcement

The unexpected arrival of more than 5,000 returnees to Ethiopia over the past two weeks without prior health screenings has added to the challenges...

Adhere to protocols to curb the spread of COVID-19, public urged

Mr Fredrick F. Faidoo, National Democratic Congress (NDC) Parliamentary Candidate for Takoradi Constituency, has appealed to the public to adhere to the protocols prescribed...
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Uganda mulls production of protective gear to curb COVID-19

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni on Tuesday said the country is studying the possibility of locally manufacturing personal protective gear for health workers who are...
Cover of the report “China's Fight Against COVID-19 Epidemic: A Decisive Campaign” by the Shanghai Institute for International Studies (SIIS) Photo: Courtesy of the SIIS

China’s emergency health interventions to curb COVID-19 outbreak

Wuhan, the epicenter of the novel coronavirus outbreak, has reported more than 40,000 confirmed cases and 1000 deaths. In this megacity with over 11 million...
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Kenya vows to intensify fight against contraband, smuggling to curb terror

The Kenyan government on Monday vowed to intensify fight against contraband and smuggling as part of the comprehensive strategy on countering terrorist financing. ...

Control, monitoring movement of people crucial to curb pneumonia outbreak

Chinese health authorities said on Monday that the control and monitoring of the flow of people is the top priority of the community-based efforts...
Red Cross

Nearly US$50 million donated via China Red Cross to curb pneumonia outbreak

As of Saturday, the Red Cross Society of China has received donations of 340 million yuan (about 49 million U.S. dollars) to help fight...

TVET, a sure way to curb graduate unemployment – GNECC

The Ghana National Education Campaign Coalition (GNECC) on Friday said Technical and Vocational Education Training (TVET) should be fully adapted to help bring...
Human trafficking

Cameroon launches program to curb human trafficking

Cameroon's Ministry of Social Affairs and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) have launched a program to combat human trafficking and smuggling in indigenous...
World Vision

World Vision International spends GH¢100k to curb open defecation

Ms. Grace Dinu, the Officer in-charge of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) of the World Vision International (WVI), a non- governmental organisation, says...