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Manhyia Palace Museum

Manhyia Palace museum to lose revenue over closure

The Manhyia Palace Museum in Kumasi, is set to lose thousands of cedis in revenue following the temporary closure of the facility to the...
Lassa Fever

Lassa fever death toll hits 161 in Nigeria

The death toll of Lassa fever in Nigeria has hit 161 involving at least four health workers among the fresh dead victims, local health...
Social Youth Inauguration

Assembly inaugurates Youth Parliament to contribute to decision-making

The Ayawaso West Municipal Assembly has inaugurated a Youth Parliament, a platform for the youth to contribute to the decision-making process at the Assembly...
Ugandan police

Uganda’s former security minister faces treason charge

Uganda's former security minister Henry Tumukunde appeared before a court on Wednesday in the capital, Kampala, charged with treason. Tumukunde, who appeared before City Hall...
Peter Mutharika

Malawi president sacks army chief

Malawi President Peter Mutharika on Tuesday fired the country's Army Commander General Vincent Nundwe and his deputy Lieutenant Clement Namangale of their duties replacing...
Oil drilling in WCTP block 2

South Sudan delays oil licensing round set for March due to COVID-19

South Sudan's Ministry of Petroleum on Wednesday suspended its preliminary oil and gas bidding round set for March due to the deadly coronavirus spread...
BMW's Future Vision Luxury concept car is widely believed to be a preview of the 2016 BMW 9 Series, a new high-end sedan.

All major German carmakers halt production because of coronavirus

BMW announced Wednesday a shutdown of its plants in Europe for four weeks, making it the last major German car manufacturer to be idled...
HOPEFUL—The fuel could propel airplanes

Rwanda to suspend flights as COVID-19 cases reach 11

Rwanda announced on Wednesday it will suspend arriving and departing commercial flights for a period of 30 days, effective Friday, in a bid to...

UNSMIL voices concerns over abductions in Libya

The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) on Wednesday expressed concerns over increased abductions and enforced disappearances across Libya. "UNSMIL expresses deep concerns over...
Social Police Wassa

Police to exhibit professionalism in December 7 polls- ACP Yankey

The Swedru Police Administration has given the assurance to political parties of its preparedness to ensure that peace prevailed in the conduct of campaigns...
Health Hospital Coronavirus

Koforidua Hospital protect staff and patients against coronavirus

The Koforidua Regional Hospital has initiated action to protect the staff and patients against the infection of the coronavirus. Anybody entering the compound of...

Ketu South NHIS second best in Volta Region

The Ketu South Municipal National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) has been ranked the second best Scheme in the Volta Region for exceeding its annual...
National Identification Authority (NIA)

NIA must suspend mass registration in the public interest – GMA

The Ghana Medical Association (GMA) has urged the National Identification Authority (NIA) to stop the ongoing mass registration exercise for Ghana Card...

Landlord, tenant sentenced for sanitation offences

The Hohoe Magistrate Court has sentenced Jonas Magbeh, a landlord and Peter Gah, a tenant to a fine of GHC420.00 for indiscriminate disposal of...
Covid 19

Burkina Faso reports first case of death from COVID-19

A patient suffering from COVID-19 in Burkina Faso has died, said Professor Martial Ouedraogo, national coordinator of the response to the COVID-19 epidemic during...
novel coronavirus

Zambia confirms first 2 cases of COVID-19

Zambia on Wednesday announced its first two COVID-19 cases, with the government assuring citizens that there was no need to panic. The...
A volunteer medical team sent to Iran by the Red Cross Society of China visits a hospital for investigation. Photo: Courtesy of the Red Cross Society of China

Africans hail China’s efforts in curbing COVID-19, keen to learn its experience

Africans have hailed China's efforts and measures taken to curb the COVID-19 outbreak, expressing their keen interest to learn its experience as the African...
Kaduna state

Nigerian forces attack bandits’ hideouts

Nigerian forces on Tuesday attacked hideouts of bandits in the northern state of Kaduna, Air Force spokesperson Ibikunle Daramola said. The operation...

Number of COVID-19 cases in Senegal rises to 36

Five new COVID-19 cases were reported in Senegal on Wednesday, bringing the country's total to 36, according to the Ministry of Health and Social...

Nigeria records five new confirmed cases of COVID-19

The Nigerian government on Wednesday announced five new cases of COVID-19 in the West African country, bringing the total number confirmed cases in Nigeria...

African central banks join global forces to buffer COVID-19 impact

by Xinhua Writer Ding Lei The Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) on Wednesday advised commercial banks to provide relief to borrowers, and the Central Bank...
Social Pcg Coronavirus New

PCG affirms government’s directives to suspend all social meetings

The Presbyterian Church of Ghana (PCG) has affirmed government's directives to suspend all social meetings and travels. ...
Dr Grace Ayensu

Ahanta-Abasa CHPS Compound connected to national grid

The struggle to get connected to the national electricity grid to aid in efficient health care services at the Ahanta-Abasa CHPS Compound...
Cameroon and Chad

Cameroon reports 3 new COVID-19 cases

Cameroon's Public Health Ministry on Wednesday afternoon announced three new COVID-19 cases in the country, bringing its confirmed total to 13. Public...
Chief Imam

COVID-19 Ghana Muslim Mission suspends all activities

The National Executive Committee of the Ghana Muslim Mission (GMM) has directed all regions, districts, branches and wings of the mission to suspend all...

Central Tongu forms taskforce to check public gatherings

The Central Tongu District Assembly in the Volta Region has formed a tasked force to enforce the directive against public gatherings to prevent the...
Social Gja Bereavement

We will give befitting burial to Kafui Kumaga- Dr. Letsa

Dr. Archibald Yao Letsa, Volta Regional Minister, said the Regional Coordinating Council (VRCC) would support the Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) to give a befitting...

Republic of Congo reports two new confirmed cases of coronavirus

Prime Minister of the Republic of Congo Clement Mouamba announced on Wednesday in Brazzaville two new confirmed cases of coronavirus in the country. ...
kidnapped in Nigeria

Governors announce closure of schools for 30 days in NW Nigeria over COVID-19

Governors of the northwest states in Nigeria on Wednesday announced the closure of all schools in their states for the next 30 days following...
Hand Sanitizer

Courts’ complex finally gets hand sanitizers for users

The Judicial Service has finally installed hand sanitizers at the courts’ complex which houses over forty courts in Accra. A visit by...