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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo

President Akufo-Addo is hale and hearty – Oppong Nkrumah

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo is hale and hearty and continuing his self-isolation precautionary measure against COVID-19; as he works from the Presidential...

CSO wants government to extend COVID-19 reliefs to vulnerable persons

The Tax Justice Coalition-Ghana (TJC), a Civil Society Organization (CSO) has called on government to extend its social interventions such as utility reliefs to...

Disney to reopen theme parks in U.S. Florida this week despite pandemic

Disney said Tuesday that the company will continue the phased reopening of its theme parks in Orlando, Florida, on Saturday with a combination of...

Journalists urged to mount crusade against road crashes

Mr. Roland Affail Monney, the President of the Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) has urged journalists to practice proactive rather than reactive journalism to promote...
Voters Registration

Clergyman urges electorates to cooperate with Electoral Officers

Eligible voters have been urged to cooperate with electoral officers in the ongoing registration exercise in order not to undermine the peace and security...
Dr Patrick Kuma Aboagye

Ghana receives sufficient reagents to ramp-up COVID-19 testing

The Ghana Health Service (GHS), on July 4, received adequate supplies of reagents and other medical logistics from China to help ramp-up the country's...
Afcfta Logo

Ghana ready to host AfCFTA despite Covid-19

Government on Tuesday announced that the nation is ready to host the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) despite the Covid-19 pandemic. The AfCTA is...

Agricultural production in the North likely to suffer due to COVID-19

Agriculture production in the five regions of the north is likely to be impacted negatively as case count of COVID-19 continue to increase with...
Mrs Delese A Darko Chief Executive Officer Fda

FDA Ghana clears air on talc-containing powders

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) Ghana on Tuesday said all talc-containing powders including Johnson and Johnson’s Baby Powder registered for use in the...
A general view of the Blue Nile river as it passes through the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), near Guba in Ethiopia, on December 26, 2019. - The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, a 145-metre-high, 1.8-kilometre-long concrete colossus is set to become the largest hydropower plant in Africa. (AFP)

Disagreement remains in new talks over Ethiopia’s Nile dam

Differences remained during the fresh round of talks between Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia regarding the rules of filling and operating the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance...
Wooden Boat

Nigerian police say at least 14 killed in boat accident

Nigerian police on Tuesday said 14 bodies have been recovered following a boat mishap in the state of Benue on Sunday. Catherine...
petroleum revenue

Oil prices drop slightly as demand worries persist

Oil prices fell modestly on Tuesday as soaring COVID-19 cases continued to stoke fears over weaker demand for the crude. The West...
Zimbabwean health minister Obadiah Moyo addresses the launching ceremony for the country's preparedness and response plan against COVID-19, in Harare, Zimbabwe, March 19, 2020. Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Thursday thanked China and other countries for the support they have rendered to Zimbabwe as it steps up its preparedness to combat coronavirus (COVID-19). (Photo by Shaun Jusa/Xinhua)

Zimbabwean president fires health minister over corruption scandal

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Tuesday fired health minister Obadiah Moyo who is facing allegations of corruption regarding a 60 million U.S. dollars deal...

Relocation program of unaccompanied refugee minors from Greece across EU continues despite COVID-19

The relocation program of unaccompanied refugee minors from Greece to other EU member states continues despite the COVID-19 challenge, after it was launched a...

Egypt confirms 1,057 new COVID-19 cases, tally rises to 77,279

Egypt confirmed on Tuesday 1,057 new COVID-19 infections, raising the total cases registered in the country to 77,279, said Egyptian Health Ministry. ...
Sheikh Anas Tawfiq Ibrahim Bakri

Avoid practices that could expose you to the COVID-19 – Muslims urged

Sheikh Anas Tawfiq Ibrahim-Bakri, the Imam of the Darul Hadith Institute of Islamic Studies, Kumasi, has advised Muslims to stay away from practices that...

Egyptian woman aged 107 recovers from COVID-19

A 107-year-old Egyptian woman has fully recovered from COVID-19 in Egypt's Minya province, the Egyptian government said Tuesday. The woman, named Nabawiya...
Covid Countries Graph In Regard To Number Of Cases

Global COVID-19 deaths surpass 540,000

Global COVID-19 deaths surpassed 540,000 on Tuesday, reaching 540,157 as of 3:34 p.m. (1934 GMT), according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering...

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro tests positive for COVID-19

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro announced on Tuesday that he has tested positive for the novel coronavirus. Bolsonaro came down with symptoms on...
Professor Jane Naana Opoku Agyemang

CPP leading member salutes Prof Jane Naana Opoku-Agyerman

Nana Akosua Frimpomaa-Sarpong, the Convention Peoples Party (CPP) Vice Presidential Candidate for Election 2012, on Tuesday congratulated Professor Jane Naana Opoku-Agyeman for her nomination...
People wearing face masks shop for food at a market in Rome, Italy, on April 2, 2020. The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases worldwide has risen above 1 million, according to a new tally from Johns Hopkins University on Thursday. (Photo by Elisa Lingria/Xinhua)

EU, investment banks predict steep economic decline for Italy this year, improvement in 2021

Nearly two out of five Italian businesses are in danger of closing down amid the economic slowdown sparked by the global coronavirus outbreak, with...
European Union

EU predicts Finland could have weakest growth in eurozone in 2021

The European Commission on Tuesday gave Finland the worst growth prospect of the 19-member eurozone in 2021, saying in its Summer 2020 Economic Forecast...
Professor Jane Naana Opoku Agyemang

Prof Opoku-Agyemang’s intellect serves as selling point – Ras Mubarak

Mr. Ras Mubarak, MP for Kumbungu, on Tuesday described the intellect, humility in public serve as the unique selling points of Professor Jane...
Social Rotary Governor

Rotary International District 9102 inducts first female governor

Rotarians in District 9102, comprising clubs in four countries; Ghana, Benin, Niger and Togo, have inducted into office Yvonne Kumoji-Darko as District Governor for...
Ccfc Donation

Health facilities in Northern Region receive PPE

The Christian Children's Fund of Canada (CCFC), an international Non-governmental Organization, has donated Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) valued at US$11,000 to some health facilities...
Coronavirus Test Kits

Ghana’s test case hit an average of 400 daily

Dr Patrick Kuma-Aboagye, Director-General of the Ghana Health Service (GHS) on Tuesday, said the country is currently doing an average test of about 400...
Nsesreso Community

Dormaa Central MP hands over Police Station to Nsesreso Community

Mr Kwaku Agyemang-Manu, the Member of Parliament (MP) for Dormaa Central, has handed over a newly-constructed Police Station to the Nsesreso Community in the...
Sudanese people are seen wearing face masks in Khartoum, Sudan, on March 14, 2020. Sudan's Health Ministry on Friday announced the death of a Sudanese citizen infected with COVID-19. (Photo by Mohamed Khidir/Xinhua)

Sudanese capital to ease lockdown from July 8

Authorities in the Sudanese capital Khartoum on Tuesday announced easing of lockdown and gradual return for work and movement as of July 8. ...
Photo taken on Jan. 22, 2020 shows an exterior view of the headquarters of the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva, Switzerland. The WHO on Wednesday night extended to Thursday its emergency talks on whether the novel coronavirus outbreak in China constitutes a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC). (Xinhua/Liu Qu)

U.S. has notified UN Boss of withdrawal from WHO

A United Nations spokesman confirmed on Tuesday that the United States notified on Monday the UN secretary-general of its withdrawal from the World Health...

Possibility of airborne transmission of COVID-19 cannot be ruled out – WHO

World Health Organization (WHO) experts said on Tuesday that research on the airborne transmission of COVID-19 was not yet definitive but the possibility cannot...