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Bandits kill 5 in north Nigeria attacks

Bandits killed five people including an 80-year-old woman in separate attacks in Nigeria's northern state of Kaduna on Sunday, an official said. ...
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Schools to run shift in Lower-West Akyem Municipality

Some Schools in the Lower-West Akyem municipality in the Eastern Region, are to run a shift system to ensure social distancing in the classrooms...
Locals wear face masks as a preventive measure against coronavirus, in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, April 20, 2020. Tanzanian health authorities on Monday announced 84 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in three days, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 254 from 170 reported on Friday last week. (Xinhua)

Tanzania warns immigration officials against facilitating illegal immigrants

Tanzanian authorities warned on Sunday they will take punitive measures against immigration officials who facilitate illegal immigrants to gain entry in the east African...
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Egyptian government pledges support for AfCFTA’s activities

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi reiterated on Sunday his country's support for the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) which commenced earlier this month. ...
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Ghana may force another lockdown if necessary – Akufo-Addo

Government will be compelled to put the country under a lockdown if Ghanaians do not adhere strictly to protocols to curb the spread of...
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Ghana government instructs IGP to enforce law on mask wearing

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has instructed the Inspector General of Police (IGP) to ensure the “rigorous enforcement” of the law on mask wearing...
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Traders, transport operators charged to strictly observe COVID-19 protocols

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has asked traders at market centres, commercial transport operators and public sector workers to conduct their activities with strict...
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Ghana records new Coronavirus variants – Akufo-Addo

Recent genomic sequencing undertaken by Ghanaian scientists has shown that some arriving passengers in Ghana are carrying the new variants of Covid-19 and...

Christians advised not to be complacent about Covid-19

Pastor Bernard Assiamah, Assistant Pastor of the Harmony Chapel at Kwabenya in Accra, has advised Christians not to be complacent about the existence of...
Assemblies of God

Assemblies of God prays against spread of COVID-19 among children

The Assemblies of God Church on Sunday prayed against the spread of COVID-19 in the country, especially among school children, as they prepare to...
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La Pleasure Beach priorities safety protocols as revelers visit

The La Pleasure Beach has its covid-19 safety protocols prioritised as revelers visited the place on Sunday to have fun. ...
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FDA destroys unwholesome goods in Cape Coast

The Central Regional Office of the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has destroyed 2.3 tonnes of unwholesome products worth GHC214,000.00 The products,...
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Total disregard for Covid-19 Safety Protocols at various Markets

There is a total disregard for the Covid-19 Safety Protocols in some main markets in Accra. The government announced the safety protocols of...
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Ghanaian Ahmadis to benefit from new terrestrial TV Channel

The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community in Ghana will benefit from a new terrestrial 24-hour Channel, dubbed the Muslim Television Ahmadiyya (MTA) Ghana, to spread the...
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Fornication leads to ungodly soul tie – Rev Ayim

The Reverend Daniel Kwesi Ayim, Pastor in charge of the Mount Moriah Congregation of the Presbyterian Church, on Sunday admonished Christians to flee fornication...
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Flee from sexual immorality – Rev Dumasi

Reverend Wilson D. K. Dumasi, Parish Pastor, Evangelical Presbyterian Church, Ghana (EPCG) has asked Christians as a matter of urgency to flee from sexual...
Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research (NMIMR)

Noguchi Memorial Institute investigates alleged falsification of COVID-19 test results

The Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research (MIMR) has begun investigations into alleged falsification of COVID-19 test results at the Institute. This follows...
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Commuters still adamant to observing covid-19 protocols

Most commuters in the Central Business District of Accra are adamant to observing the Covid-19 safety protocols despite the upsurge in cases. ...
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72nd Annual New Year School opens on Tuesday

The 72nd Annual New Year School and Conference opens in Accra on Tuesday, January 19, at the University of Ghana, Legon. ...
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‘Keep to COVID-19 protocols as you return to school’

Students and pupils have been advised to keep to the COVID-19 safety protocols as they return to school on Monday, January 18, to stay...
Social Kasoa Markets

Traders in Kasoa market ignore covid-19 protocols

Traders in some parts of Kasoa, a town in the Central region, have ceased the wearing of nose masks and the use of hand...
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Probe allegations against me-Akatsi South MCE

Mr Leo Nelson Adzidogah, the Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) of Akatsi South, has appealed to the party to investigate the issues raised against him...
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St. Alban AYPA donates to Tema General Hospital

The Saint Alban Branch of the Anglican Young Peoples' Association (AYPA) at the weekend presented assorted items to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)...
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Rise in bread price forces people to queue outside Tripoli bakeries

dpa/GNA - People on Sunday formed long lines outside bakeries in the Libyan capital Tripoli after a rise in the price of bread...

Police and National Guard scramble to secure DC and state capitols

tca/dpa/GNA - As troops with long guns patrolled a newly erected security fence surrounding much of Capitol Hill on Saturday, some neighbors were...
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Major necropolis yields archaeological discoveries in Egypt

dpa/GNA - A major necropolis near Cairo has proven to be rich in archaeological discoveries, Egyptian scientists have reported. The discoveries were made by...

Al-Shabaab kills US-trained soldiers in ambush in southern Somalia

dpa/GNA – Terrorists killed at least five soldiers, including members of the US-trained Somali special forces known as Danab, in southern Somalia, a...
Aerial photo shows an excavator working on damaged buildings during a search operation after a 6.2-magnitude earthquake in Mamuju, West Sulawesi, Indonesia, Jan. 17, 2021. The death toll of a 6.2-magnitude earthquake that struck Indonesia's West Sulawesi province has risen to 73 with over 27,000 people taking shelters, the National Disaster Management Agency said on Sunday. (Photo by Niaz Syarief/Xinhua)

Death toll from Indonesia earthquake rises to 73

dpa/GNA – The death toll from a 6.2-magnitude earthquake that shook Indonesia's West Sulawesi province on Friday rose to 73 as more bodies...
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At least two dead after Russian freighter sinks in the Black Sea

dpa/GNA - Two bodies have been found after a Russian freighter sunk in the Black Sea off the Turkish coast early on Sunday,...

Heightened security at Moscow airport ahead of Navalny’s arrival

dpa/GNA - Leading Russian dissident Alexei Navalny, who blames the Kremlin for poisoning him in a failed assassination attempt last year, plans to...