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Covid 19

National team players and coaches lead fight against Coronavirus

As the fight against the deadly Coronavirus intensifies around the world, some Ghanaian footballers and coaches have added their voice to the campaign to...

Morocco suspends publication, distribution of print newspapers

Moroccan Ministry of Culture has urged all newspaper publishers to suspend any print publication and distribution as of Sunday until further notice. The ministry said...
A pedestrian crosses a road in downtown Kigali, Rwanda, on March 22, 2020. On Saturday, Rwanda announced stricter measures to be implemented for the next two weeks in a bid to contain the spread of coronavirus, banning unnecessary movements of residents and ordering border closure. (Photo by Cyril Ndegeya/Xinhua)

Rwanda’s capital becomes “ghost town” after COVID-19 lockdown

Rwanda's capital city of Kigali, usually bustling with tourists and locals, turned into a virtual ghost town on Sunday as the city was placed...
Photo taken on Sept. 3, 2019 shows the Mwalimu Nyerere Foundation Building built by China Railway Construction Engineering Group in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Tanzanian President John Magufuli and Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni on Friday inaugurated the Mwalimu Nyerere Foundation (MNF) Building built by China Railway Construction Engineering Group (CRCEG). (Xinhua)

Tanzania to deregister over 3,000 cooperatives over poor management

The government of Tanzania on Sunday announced deregistration of at least 3,436 out of 11,149 cooperatives across the country over poor management. Japhet Hasunga, the...
Mokgweetsi Masisi

Botswana’s President Masisi in self-isolation after Namibia trip

Botswana's President Mokgweetsi Masisi has gone into self-isolation for a period of fourteen days starting March. 21, 2020, following his trip to Namibia, according...
Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei prays near the coffins of Iranian Major-General Qassem Soleimani, head of the elite Quds Force, and Iraqi militia commander Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, who were killed in an air strike at Baghdad airport, in Tehran, Iran January 6, 2020. Official Khamenei website/Handout via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVES

Iran rejects U.S. help offer, steps up measures to fight COVID-19

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Sunday rejected the U.S. help offer to the country over the COVID-19 outbreak. Khamenei said the U.S. officials...

Uganda to prosecute people spreading fake news about COVID-19

Uganda's communication regulatory body on Sunday vowed to crack down on people spreading fake videos and misinformation concerning COVID-19 through social media. The Uganda Communications...
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)

Namibian president unveils new cabinet

Namibian President Hage Geingob on Sunday appointed eight members of parliament and unveiled his new cabinet, local media reported citing a statement from the...
President Yoweri Museveni

Uganda’s president urges social distancing to prevent virus spread

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni on Sunday called on citizens to maintain social distancing in order to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus after...
novel coronavirus

Chinese support hailed in Africa’s fight against COVID-19

High-level officials from the Ethiopian government and other African countries and organizations on Sunday commended China's support to Africa's ongoing fight against the COVID-19...
Ethiopian Cargo Airline

Ethiopia welcomes Jack Ma Foundation’s donation of medical supplies

Massive medical supplies donated by China's Jack Ma Foundation to 54 African countries arrived on Sunday morning in Addis Ababa, capital of the East...
COVID-19: Ghana

7 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in DRC

Seven new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed at the laboratory in Kinshasa, capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) on Saturday night, according...
Covid 19

Burkina Faso reports 11 new COVID-19 cases, 2 new deaths

Burkina Faso has reported 11 new cases and 2 new death cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of cases to 75 and the...
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo

Ghana to seal entry points amid COVID-19 spread

Ghana is set to close all of its passenger entry points from Sunday midnight as part of enhanced measures to combat the COVID-19 pandemic,...
Ghana Ports Ships

GPHA suspends high-risk ships, port tours and academic internship

Following the declaration of the COVID-19 a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO), and Ghana recording 21 cases, the Ghana Ports and...
Covid Positivenegative

Churches in Sunyani Municipality comply with President’s directive

All churches in the Sunyani Municipality on Sunday complied with the President’s directive to suspend religious activities as the nation stepped...
Social Covid Advice

Don’t accept free nose masks from untrusted sources – Expert

Mr George Dosoo Doyen, an Investigative Expert, has cautioned the public not to accept nose masks from untrusted sources...
Bank of Ghana

Bank of Ghana asks banks to seek approval before payment of dividends

The Bank of Ghana (BoG) has asked banks and Specialised Deposit-Taking Institutions (SDIs) to seek its approval in writing before...
Social Convid Sermon

Christians urged to strengthen faith in God amidst COVID-19 scare

Christians have been advised to strengthen their faith in God to benefit from His unlimited power that goes beyond human abilities and capabilities, as...

COVID 19: Pastors storm radio stations to reach members

Pastors and church leaders in Ho are queuing for airtime to reach members of their congregation through radio broadcast on...
Church Service

COVID 19: Churches in Akatsi South adhere to President’s directive

The Christian community in the Akatsi South District of the Volta Region on Sunday adhered to President Akufo-Addo's directive on suspending social gatherings, including...
Social Church Closure

COVID 19: Churches in Agorkpo take to Bible studies in cells

Some churches in Agorkpo Newtown in the South Tongu District of the Volta Region have taken to Bible studies in cells in response...
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Ghanaian professionals launch “Stop Coronavirus Ghana Campaign”

A group of Ghanaian professionals have come together to launch the “Stop Coronavirus Ghana Campaign”, as a measure to support efforts at combating the...
Media Condolence

Volta NDC mourns Kafui Kumaga, donates hand-washing station to GJA

The Volta Regional branch of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has signed a book of condolence at the Volta Press Centre in Ho for...
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo

March 25 declared National Day of Fasting and Prayers against COVID-19

The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has declared March 25, a National Day of Fasting and Prayers to seek the face of God in...
Mr Kwaku Sarpong Ampratwum

Asante Mampong Hospital ready to contain coronavirus spread

Member of Parliament (MP) for Asante Mampong, Mr Kwaku Sarpong Ampratwum, on Saturday assessed the Municipal Hospital’s readiness towards containing...
Accident Death

Pregnant woman dies in accident near Apam

A pregnant woman travelling with her husband from Accra towards Cape Coast died on the spot when their vehicle got involved in a tragic...
President Akufo Addo

Local Government Ministry to coordinate disinfection of markets

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has directed the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development (MLGRD) to coordinate with the Metropolitan, Municipal and...
Ethiopian Airline

Millions of masks, COVID-19 test kits donated by Jack Ma Foundation for Africa arrives

Massive medical supplies donated by China's Jack Ma Foundation to 54 African countries arrived on Sunday morning in Addis Ababa, capital of the East...

Uganda calls for calm after first COVID-19 case confirmed

Uganda's Ministry of Health on Sunday called for calm after the east African country had confirmed its first COVID-19 case. The patient was a 36-year-old...