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Lockdown

Uganda reopens public offices in move to ease COVID-19 lockdown restrictions

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Uganda on Monday allowed ministries, departments and agencies to reopen offices, but only essential staff are permitted as the country moves to ease COVID-19...
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)

WHO trains Cameroonian medical workers to support COVID-19 fight

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World Health Organization (WHO) in Cameroon on Monday began a five-day capacity building traing for some health authorities in a bid to support the...
Inflation

Tanzania’s inflation rate slightly drops in May

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Tanzania recorded a slight drop in its annual headline inflation rate for May, the east African nation's statistics watchdog said on Monday. ...
Tourism, Beach, Africa,

Zambian government upbeat on tourism recovery due to easing of COVID-19 restrictions

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A senior Zambian government on Monday expressed optimism that the tourism industry will bounce back following the easing of restrictions due to the COVID-19...
Covid Test

Ghana’s COVID-19 cases rise to 9,910

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The number of COVID-19 cases in Ghana has increased to 9,910 with 272 more cases confirmed, the Ghana Health Service (GHS) said on Monday. ...
Covid Re Testing

Zimbabwe hospital puts 197 workers under self-quarantine after nurse tested positive

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At least 197 health workers at one of Zimbabwe's top referral centers - Mpilo Central Hospital in Bulawayo - have been placed in self-quarantine...
arrested

Turkey to arrest scores of former officers for alleged role in failed coup

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Turkish prosecutors on Monday issued arrest warrants for at least 74 expelled police officers over their alleged links to a network believed to be...
Cyril Ramaphosa

South African president worried about rapid spread of pandemic as schools reopen

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As schools reopened in South Africa on Monday, President Cyril Ramaphosa said he is worried about the rapid spread of the COVID-19 pandemic these...
Ghana Covid-19

Ghana’s COVID-19 cases rise to 9,910

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The number of COVID-19 cases in Ghana has increased to 9,910 with 272 more cases confirmed, the Ghana Health Service (GHS) said on Monday. ...
Season Two Of Yelo Peppe To Start On June

Season two of Yelo Peppe to start on June 8

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The season two of the Yelo Pèppè season one, which recorded over 20.3 million online views, will start showing on Monday, June 8. ...
Legon

University of Ghana starts exams on June 8

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The Management of the University of Ghana has fixed June 8 to July 3 for the commencement of examinations for all students, including final...
plastics

EPA Says Ghana is not in position to enforce outright ban on plastics

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Mr John Pwamang, the Acting Executive Director of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) says the country cannot put a total ban on plastics due...
Swedru School of Business (SWESBU)

SWESBU: Concerned Parents Rise Against Illegal PTA Levy

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Some concerned parents of the Swedru School of Business (SWESBU) have petitioned the Ghana Education Service (GES)Council and the Director-General of GES to investigate...
keche 2019

Keche eyes US$500k bumper contract

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Ghanaian music duo, Joshua Ampah and Andrew Cudjoe, known in showbiz as ''Keche'' are keen on taking their music to the next level, having...
fda-blood

FDA Supports Bolgatanga blood banks

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The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) in Bolgatanga the Upper East Regional capital, has organized blood donation exercise as part of its mandate to...
ramadan-cup

Ramadan Cup: Best Player Takes Home a Motorbike

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The Most Valuable Player (MVP) in the 2019 Sheikh Sharubutu Ramadan Cup, will receive a brand new motor bike from SOMOCO Ghana Ltd. Making the...
gaec inauguration

GAEC Ladies Association Unveiled in Accra

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The Ghana Atomic Energy Commission (GAEC) Ladies Association was at the weekend inaugurated in Accra. The event was on the theme: “Harnessing the Power of...
book-launch

Book Unveiled in Honour of Prof. Kuupole

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A 136 page book, titled, “Managing the contemporary Ghanaian University: Reflections of a former Vice Chancellor” has been launched in honour of Professor Domwini...
court

EC will go by court ruling on limited voter registration

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Whatever be the outcome of the ruling of the Court on the pending limited voter registration, the Electoral Commission (EC) will abide by it,...
screening

Over 2,000 people undergo free medical screening in Agona West

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A total of 1,800 school children and 400 adults at Agona Nyakrom have received free dental and health screening carried out by a team...
dreams

Dreams FC Picks June 14 for Homecoming Match

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Ghana Premier League side, Dreams FC will organise a homecoming match on June 14, at the Ashaley Botwe Park, in Accra. The match forms part...
ramadan-cup

Ramadan Cup Deferred to June 15

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The Organising Committee of the annual Sheikh Sharubutu Ramadan Cup has been rescheduled to Saturday, June 15th. The 5th edition was originally fixed for June...
gsa manufacturers

GSA shuts down two factories whilst urging others to be compliant

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The Ghana Standards Authority (GSA) has closed down a local cable and electronic manufacturing plant and a plastic production factory in Accra with a...
Education

Ghana School Curriculum Needs Urgent Redesigning

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Mr John Emmanuel Donkoh, the Founder of Jayee University College has called for a fundamental re-thinking and radical redesigning of the country's educational curriculum...
Russian Government hands over trucks and trailers to UN WFP

UN WFP receive trucks and trailers from Russian Government

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The Russian Federation has handed over 22 Kamaz trucks and five trailers to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) as part of a...
entrepreneur

South Sudan, UNDP launch youth entrepreneurship initiative to boost food security

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South Sudan in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on Saturday launched a youth entrepreneurship program to enhance their contribution to the...
China and Africa

China and African countries to embrace closer economic, trade ties

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China and African countries will see more intimate economic and trade ties as the first China-Africa Economic and Trade Expo will open on June...
doctor

Namibia hails exemplary contribution of Chinese medical team

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The 11th Chinese Medical team to Namibia bade farewell after two years of administering Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) at the Chinese Acupuncture Department of...

Kenya mulls law to promote uptake of LPG to reduce reliance on fossils fuels

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Kenya is developing a law to promote the uptake of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) in order to reduce dependence on fossils fuels, the energy...
land

Land expropriation without compensation to go ahead despite growing concern

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The long-awaited land expropriation without compensation will go ahead, South Africa's Parliament said on Friday amid growing concern over the process. Parliament made the statement...