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European Union

EU restricts export of protective equipment amid spike in coronavirus cases

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As Italy reported on Sunday its highest single-day deaths of 368 and France its biggest jump of over 900 new cases of coronavirus in...
Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden

Biden to pick female running mate

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Former Vice President Joe Biden on Sunday night made a firm commitment to picking a woman as his running mate during his first one-on-one...
Syrian soldiers are seen on the Damascus-Aleppo highway near the administrative border of Aleppo province, Syria, on Feb. 12, 2020. For the first time since 2012, the Syrian army wrested control of the strategic Damascus-Aleppo highway following battles against the rebel groups, a war monitor reported on Tuesday. (Str/Xinhua)

Almost 5 million children born into war in Syria

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Some 4.8 million children have been born in Syria since the conflict began nine years ago. An additional 1 million have been born as...
Atlas Namibia

Namibia amends school calendar, closes all schools following COVID-19 outbreak

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Namibia's Education Ministry on Sunday resolved to amend the school calendar and close all public and private schools from March 16 to April 14...
A researcher of CapitalBio Corporation shows a virus nucleic acid detection kit for six respiratory pathogens on March 10. Six respiratory pathogens, including the COVID-19, can be detected simultaneously within one and a half hours, requiring samples of only respiratory droplets. (Photo by Jiang Wenjie, People’s Daily Online)

Ethiopia and Alibaba partner in the fight against COVID-19

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The Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Sunday said his country has formed partnership with Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group to boost the fight...
HOPEFUL—The fuel could propel airplanes

Algeria to suspend cruises, flights with France

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Algeria on Sunday announced the suspension of all flights and sea voyages with France as of March 17 in a move to contain the...
Wpid Vandalised Pipeline

Nigeria confirms 15 deaths in pipeline explosion

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The Nigerian government on Sunday said 15 corpses have been recovered from the scene of Sunday's explosion which occurred at the Abule Ado area...
Mapping Africa

Sub-Saharan Africa reports more COVID-19 cases amid stronger countermeasures

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Sub-Saharan Africa reported more novel coronavirus (COVID-19) cases on Sunday amid stronger countermeasures against the pandemic. South Africa is the worst hit country in the...
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo

Ghana announces enhanced measures to contain Covid-19

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Government Sunday stepped up measures against coronavirus spread in the country, suspending all public gatherings for the next four weeks, as six persons...
Ghana premier league

Results of Ghana Premier League matches played over the weekend

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Herewith results of Ghana Premier League matches played over the weekend. Accra: Legon Cities 0-2Medeama Accra: Olympics 2-1. Liberty Tarkwa:...
Ghana Public Service Commission

Public Services Commission calls for ban on non-critical work meetings

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The Public Services Commission has called on public service institutions and agencies to ban local non-critical conferences, seminars, workshops or face-to-face meetings or gatherings. It...
Christ Apostolic Church International Cac

CAC prays for Ghana’s protection against COVID-19

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The Christ Apostolic Church International (CAC) has held a nation-wide intercessory prayer for Ghana's divine protection against the Coronavirus (COVID-19). The event, dubbed: "Arise Ghana...
Social Nca Engagement

WR office of the National Communication Authority educates network users on their Rights

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The National Communication Authority (NCA) has called on the public to familiarize themselves with the rights and responsibility charter of the various telecommunication networks...
Hand Sanitizer

Organizations are required to provide hand washing stations – Information Minister

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Managers of institutions and organizers have been advised to ensure the provision of hand washing stations and sanitizers; make available systems of frequent cleaning...
Legon

UG suspends lectures due to COVID-19 on campus

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The University of Ghana (UG) has suspended lectures on all its campuses, including clinicals and practicals with immediate effect due to an imported...
Positive

AngloGold Ashanti Confirms COVID-19 Case at Obuasi Gold Mine

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AngloGold Ashanti Ghana confirms an employee at its Obuasi Gold Mine in Ghana has tested positive with the COVID-19 virus. A statement from the company...
Senegalese president Macky Sall

Senegal reports 2 more cases of COVID-19

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Abdoulaye Diouf Sarr, Senegalese minister of health and social action, on Sunday confirmed two more COVID-19 cases in the country. Summarizing the...
Covid-19

Burkina Faso reports 8 new cases of COVID-19

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Eight new cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Burkina Faso, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 15, the...
Mr Kojo Oppong Nkrumah

Government introduces COVID-19 website

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The Risk Communication Team on COVID-19 has issued a website that will provide updates to the public every six hours on Ghana’s case count...

Government of Ghana announces travel advisory

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Government of Ghana has announced a travel advisory which discourages all travels to the country until further notice. The advice, it said, takes immediate effect...

Some residents of Takoradi call for intensification of public education on coronavirus

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Residents of Sekondi - Takoradi have expressed concern as the country has recorded its first two confirmed cases of the deadly corona virus disease...
Economic Business Workshop

NBSSI clients receive capacity building training in Takoradi

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The Takoradi Business Advisory Center of the National Board for Small Scale Industries (NBSSI), with support from the Sekondi- Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly (STMA), has...
Fishing

Fisheries Commission to ban unregistered canoe owners from fishing

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The Fisheries Commission (FC) has advised the Ghana National Canoe Fishermen Council (GNCFC) to impress upon their members to register their canoes before January...
Sport Athletics Gfh

GNPC Ghana’s Fastest Human successfully ends in Cape Coast

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The Cape Coast edition of the 2020 Ghana National Petroleum Cooperation (GNPC) Ghana’s Fastest Human ended on Sunday, March 14, with athletes across...
Black Maidens Of Ghana

Black Maidens to meet Nigeria for U17 WC slot after thrashing Liberia

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The Black Maidens of Ghana will battle Nigeria in the final stage of the 2020 Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) U-17 Women’s World...
cruise tourism

Over 1,300 aboard two cruise ships quarantined in Chile

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More than 1,300 people aboard two cruise ships in the Chilean fjords in Patagonia have been placed in quarantine, after a British passenger tested...
Construction workers help hoist a girder on the 230-meter-high Yuanjiang Railway Bridge along the Yuxi-Mohan section of China-Laos Railway. Photo by Ye Chuanzeng, Li Hong, People’s Daily

Work resumption in China raises hope for virus-hit European economies

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As the new virus continues with its rampage worldwide, the European continent has started to feel the toll the novel coronavirus has taken on...
Health Coronavirus Prevention

Our collective efforts will prevent spread of coronavirus— Bishop

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Bishop Dr Yaw Owusu Ansah, Regional Overseer of the Resurrection Power and Living Bread Ministries International, Accra West, has advised Ghanaians to adhere to...
Economics Graphic Spotlight

Graphic spotlight on Volta will unearth business opportunities

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Mr Ato Afful, Managing Director, Graphic Communication Group Limited, said "Graphic Spotlight for Volta", a special regional report initiative would showcase business opportunities in...
Social Announce Christ

Christians urged to make evangelism a priority

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Christians in the country have been called to invest their time, energy and resources into the propagation of the Gospel of Christ in order...