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Austria plans to start Covid-19 mass testing in December

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Mass-testing for the corona virus in Austria will be rolled out in two waves in December and January to prevent further lockdowns, the government...
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Countries in Europe reimpose lockdowns as COVID-19 cases surge unabated

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Europe is seeing a drastic resurgence of COVID-19 cases, forcing countries to reimpose restrictions in a bid to curb further spread of the virus. Austria...
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Israel breaks record for daily virus cases for second time this month

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The number of new coronavirus infections in Israel has reached a new record high of 3,392 cases within 24 hours, the Health Ministry said...
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Zambia’s copper exports to China affected by regional COVID-19 lockdowns

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Zambia's copper exports to China have been affected by COVID-19 lockdowns imposed by some countries in the southern African region, an industry body said...
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Africa CDC urges avoiding prevention fatigue amid easing lockdowns

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The Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) has urged the continent to avoid coronavirus "prevention fatigue." The urgent call was made by...
UNICEF

Children have “nowhere to turn” as COVID-19 hits protection, social services – UNICEF

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Disruptions to services for preventing and responding to violence in the home, due to the global pandemic, have left children in more than...
teenage pregnancy

Population Officer calls for education to reduce teenage pregnancy

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The Acting Eastern Regional Population Officer, Mr Kwasi Owusu Obeng, has called for the intensification of education on sexual and reproductive health for girls...
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Beijing tames new infections of COVID-19 in less than one month

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Beijing has effectively controlled its recent outbreak of COVID-19 infections related to a major wholesale market as the city reported no new confirmed cases...
Let’s Eat Gh App

Ghanaians Commend ‘Let’s Eat’ Virtual Restaurant Platform

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The wake of the novel coronavirus across the world was welcomed with a lot of fear, alertness and restrictions to ensure the spread of...
United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA)

UNECA to deepen ties with China in post COVID-19 pandemic period

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The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) on Saturday expressed its keen interest to deepen partnership with China with particular emphasis on building...
Broadcasting

COVID-19 is killing the Broadcasting industry in Ghana

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Like a game of dominoes, many businesses and organizations are taking a hit as the dreaded COVID-19 continues to sweep across the globe killing...
Schools Closed

Countries adopt measures to host schools, cultural activities online amid lockdowns

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Countries worldwide have adopted measures to move classes and cultural activities online amid lockdowns due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As schools are...
The Fearless Girl statue stands in front of the New York Stock Exchange near Wall Street on March 23, 2020 in New York City. (Photo by Angela Weiss / AFP)

Wall Street tumbles as economy reopening in focus

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U.S. stocks sank on Tuesday as investors eyed the latest efforts on easing coronavirus-tied lockdowns. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 457.21...
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One-month full lockdown across Africa to cost US$65.7 billion

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A one-month full lockdown across Africa would cost the continent about 2.5 percent of its annual GDP, equivalent to about 65.7 billion U.S. dollars...
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Africa Responds to the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Various states have ordered lockdowns while economic toll continues to mount There are 55 member-states within the African Union (AU) where 1.2 billion people reside....
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European nations ease lockdown with caution

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More European nations have decided to tentatively relax restrictions with various requirements being introduced to the public. According to the European Centre...
U S Confronts Dilemma Of Reopening Economy Amid Rising Covid Caseload

U.S. confronts dilemma of reopening economy amid rising COVID-19 caseload

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Confirmed COVID-19 cases in the United States have soared to more than 638,000 with over 30,000 fatalities as of Wednesday evening, according to Johns...
Director General Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Qu Dongyu

Don’t let COVID-19 become a hunger game – FAO

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Mr QU Dongyu, the Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) had admitted that the COVID-19 pandemic is putting enormous strains on...
Sacrifices

Aflao Traditional Council offers sacrifices to stop COVID-19

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Traditional priests in Aflao have offered an animal sacrifice to deities of the land to expel "evil spirits" believed to be responsible for COVID...