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Oil price war could create decline in Angola’s economy

The oil price war together with COVID-19 outbreak is affecting Angola, Angolan economist Carlos Rosado de Carvalho said in an interview to Xinhua. ...

Football at a Standstill – Dealing with the COVID-19 threat

It has been described as one of the worst moments in the annals of association football. In truism, there had never...
Mapping Africa

Africa urged to bring out its inspiring stories

Africa is making steady progress in terms of growth and development but that has often been overshadowed by the negative reports about the continent,...
Crime Security Seizure

FDA, Police, Customs Division seize smuggled goods at Achimota

The Ghana Police Service in collaboration with the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) and the Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority have intercepted...
Dr Badu Sarkodie

Frontline healthcare workers of COVID-19 to get incentives

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) says government has started a process to provide incentives to frontline healthcare workers whose activities would take them close...

Prepare towards coming Ramadan, Imaam urges muslims

Imaam Yakubu Abdul Hamid Bansi, an Islamic tutor at the Nurul Hudda Mosque, has called on all Muslims to prepare themselves towards the...
Mozambican President Nyusi in France

Mozambican government suspends all overseas visits

Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi said Saturday that his government has decided to suspend all official visits to other countries due to the COVID-19 pandemic. ...
Joseph Dion Ngute

Cameroon PM suspends ministers from travelling abroad

Cameroonian Prime Minister Joseph Dion Ngute suspended all trips abroad by government ministers and their collaborators as part of measures to prevent and control...
Paul Kagame

Rwandan President calls for discipline after report of first COVID-19 case

Rwandan President Paul Kagame Saturday called for discipline among Rwandans following the confirmation of first COVID-19 case in the east African country. ...
Business Artisans Relocation

Ensure proper documentation before relocating Siwdu artisans to Mempeasem – Chamber of Commerce to...

The Cape Coast Regional Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCRCCI) has advised the Cape Coast Metropolitan Assembly (CCMA) to get the requisite documentation on...
Health Day Kidney

Incorporation of Chronic Kidney Diseases screening in health delivery is vital – Prof Plange-Rhule

Professor Jacob Plange-Rhule, a former President of the Ghana Kidney Association (GKA), has called for the incorporation of Chronic Kidney Diseases (CKD) screening into...
Education Old Students Support

HOPSA 1980 initiative moves to promote recycling

The 1980 year group of the Holy Child Past Students Association (HOPSA) has handed over a recycling project to the school to mark their...
Science Agric Seminar

Agriculture students get support to boost production

Ten tertiary institutions offering agricultural courses received financial support at the end of the third edition of this year's Agric Students Career Guidance and...
Social Chief Visit

We need a Military Barracks – UWR Minister

Dr Hafiz Bin Salih, the Upper West Regional Minister, has requested for the establishment of a military base to take care of any unpleasant...
Social Launching Hungry

Ezeigbo Ghana Foundation launches “Feeding the Hungry” project

Eze Dr Chukwudi Ihenetu, King of the Igbo Community in Ghana, over the weekend launched in Accra, the Ezeigbo Ghana Foundation “Feeding the Hungry”...
Professor Kwesi Opoku Amankwa Ges Boss

GES directs all schools to suspend all public activities

The Ghana Education Service (GES), has directed all educational institutions to suspend all public activities such as Speech and Prize Giving days, until further...

GCNH directs members to design road map, as Ghana confirms COVID-19

The Ghana Coalition of NGOs in Health (GCNH) has called Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) to design road maps to strengthen their complementary support systems...
Mr Kwabena Mintah Akandoh

Akandoh: Government’s attitude towards coronavirus is relaxed

Mr Kwabena Mintah Akandoh, Ranking Member of the Health Committee of Parliament, is holding the Government of Ghana to task in its management of...
Social Children Dsw

“RHCs can’t admit children without authorization” – DSW

Madam Georgina Mensah, Deputy Director, Standard, Research, Monitoring and Evaluation Division, Department of Social Welfare, has said it is against the law for Residential...
Social Corruption Women

Women must increase their voices against corruption- GII

The Ghana Integrity initiative (GII), Transparency International’s local chapter is calling on women to take centre stage in the fight against corruption. Mrs Mary...
Namibian President Hage Geingob addresses at the inauguration ceremony of the Walvis Bay International Airport new Terminal Building at Walvis Bay, Namibia, on July 22, 2016. The airport's new building was built by Chinese construction company, New Era Investments at a cost of about 900 million Namibian dollars (62 million U.S. dollars) and now is able to handle a sustained passenger flow of 200 passengers per hour catering for one-million passengers per annum. Walvis Bay International Airport is the busiest airport at Namibia's coastline. (Xinhua/Wu Changwei)

Namibia cancels independence celebrations

Namibia on Saturday cancelled independence celebrations slated for March 21 following a confirmation of COVID-19 cases in the country on Saturday. Namibian President Hage Geingob...
Tanzania map

Tanzania’s anti-graft body recovers US$3.8 million embezzled by cooperatives officials

Tanzania's anti-corruption watchdog said on Saturday it has recovered 8.8 billion Tanzanian shillings (about 3.8 million U.S. dollars) that was embezzled by agricultural marketing...

Sudan closes schools for one month to prevent coronavirus spread

Sudan's Council of Ministers on Saturday decided to close universities and schools for one month and ban public gatherings to prevent coronavirus spread, according...

Congo confirms first case of coronavirus

The Republic of the Congo confirmed the country's first case of COVID-19 Saturday, authorities said. The first case was confirmed after biological tests, said...
Bus passengers sanitize their hands in Kigali, capital city of Rwanda, March 14, 2020. Rwanda on Saturday registered its first case of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the ministry of health said here. (Xinhua/Cyril Ndegeya)

Rwanda suspends schools, universities, places of worship over coronavirus concerns

Rwanda announced Saturday the suspension of schools, universities and places of worship across the country for two weeks amid concerns over the spread of...
novel coronavirus

Number of COVID-19 cases in South Africa climbs to 38

The number of South Africans who have tested positive for the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) climbed to 38 on Saturday, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize announced. ...
Senegalese president Macky Sall

Senegal to ban public events for 30 days to tackle COVID-19

Senegalese president Macky Sall announced on Saturday to ban all public events on Senegalese territory for a period of 30 days as a measure...
Un Working Closely With Government Of Ghana To Address Covid

Nigeria intensifies surveillance amid COVID-19 prevention efforts

The Nigerian government said it had intensified its surveillance against COVID-19 at the nation's airports. Akin Abayomi, Lagos State Commissioner for Health,...
Photo taken on Sept. 18, 2019 shows U.S. dollar banknotes in Washington D.C., the United States. U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday lowered interest rates by 25 basis points amid growing risks and uncertainties stemming from trade tensions and a global economic slowdown, following a rate cut in July that was its first in more a decade. (Xinhua/Liu Jie)

UN commission estimates COVID-19 could cost Africa billions of dollars

The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) has warned that the unfolding coronavirus crisis could seriously dent Africa's already stagnant growth and result...

Cholera outbreak kills 21 in southeast Nigeria

An outbreak of cholera has killed 21 people with 155 cases reported in Nigeria's southeast state of Ebonyi, a government statement said late Friday. ...