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Family planning patronage among Tema adolescents high.

Family planning patronage surged among adolescent girls in the Tema Metropolis as the...

Ghana seeks IMF financial bail-out to combat for COVID-19

Ghana has officially requested a support package from the global lender, the International Monetary Fund (IMF), to support its fight against the COVID-19 pandemic,...

NSS directs personnel to take mandatory paid-leave from March 25

The Management of the National Service Scheme (NSS) has directed all national service personnel to take their mandatory paid annual-leave with effect from...
Julius Maada Bio

Sierra Leone declares state of emergency to prevent COVID-19

Sierra Leonean President Julius Maada Bio on Tuesday declared a state of public emergency as a preventive measure against COVID-19. "The rapid...
Felix Tshisekedi Tshilombo

DRC president declares state of emergency to fight COVID-19

Felix Tshisekedi, president of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), declared on Tuesday a state of emergency across the country to fight the...
2022 Winter Olympics

Kenya welcomes decision to postpone the Tokyo Olympics to 2021

Kenya has welcomed the decision by Japan and International Olympic Committee (IOC) to postpone the Tokyo Olympic Games by one year to 2021. ...

German athletes in support of Olympic Games postponement

By Oliver Trust German athletes and officials have widely approved to decision to postpone the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics. ...
Covid Positivenegative

Rwanda reports 4 more cases of COVID-19

The Rwandan Health Ministry on Tuesday reported four more COVID-19 cases, bringing the total to 40 in less than two weeks since an outbreak...

COVID-19 death toll hits 46 in Brazil

The death toll from COVID-19 in Brazil has climbed to 46, with a total of 2,201 people infected, the Brazilian Health Ministry said on...
South African airways

South African national carrier suspends domestic flights in support of national lockdown

The South African Airways (SAA) on Tuesday announced its decision to suspend all its domestic flights in support of the national lockdown over COVID-19. ...

Universal Studios Hollywood extends closure amid COVID-19 fears

Universal Studios Hollywood, one of the most visited tourist attractions in U.S. Southern California, said Tuesday that it has extended closure through April 19...
Emmanuel Adebayor

Emmanuel Adebayor travels to Togo amid Paraguay lockdown

Former Arsenal and Real Madrid striker Emmanuel Adebayor, who joined Paraguay's Olimpia last month, has been given permission to return to his native country...
Ghana Baseball and Softball Association

World Baseball Softball Confederation welcomes Tokyo 2020 postponement

The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) voiced support on Tuesday for the decision made by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), the Tokyo 2020 organizing...
[EPA]Olympic flame arrives in Japan

IOC chief Bach says Olympic flame can become light at end of “this dark...

International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach said on Tuesday that the Olympic flame can become "the light at the end of this dark...
The landmark venue for the 2022 Winter Olympics - the National Speed Skating Oval, also known as the "Ice Ribbon", is capped, Dec. 31, 2019. Photo by He Yong/People’s Daily

Moroccan Olympic Committee praises decision to postpone Tokyo Olympics

The Moroccan Olympic Committee praised on Tuesday the decision to postpone the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, the committee said in a statement. ...
Israeli-occupied Palestinian

COVID-19 brings rare calm to Gaza Strip

by Sanaa Kamal For weeks, the blockaded Gaza Strip has witnessed a rare calm between the Palestinian armed factions and Israel, amid...
Coronavirus Test Kits

COVID-19 cases top 200,000 in Europe as daily numbers rebound in Italy

The coronavirus continued to sweep across Europe, with the combined number of confirmed cases on the continent exceeding 200,000 as of Tuesday evening, accounting...
United Nations

COVID-19 shrinks UN HQ staff but triggers innovation

by William M. Reilly The novel coronavirus has shriveled attendance at the UN headquarters to only essential individuals and even the UN chief is working...
Boko Haram Nigeria

92 Chadian soldiers killed in Boko Haram attack

A total of 92 Chadian soldiers were killed and 47 others injured in an attack by the terror group Boko Haram on Monday in...

Coronavirus deaths top 1,000 in France as government struggles to contain “unprecedented” epidemic

French Director General of Health Jerome Salomon on Tuesday announced that 1,100 people diagnosed with the COVID-19 have died, an increase of 240 in...
Olympic Flag

FIG welcomes rescheduled Tokyo Olympic Games, despite rules “repercussions”

FIG president Morinari Watanabe said on Tuesday that the gymnastics global governing body supports the rescheduling of the Tokyo Olympic Games. "The...
Tree Planting

Three communities plant trees to protect Lake Bosomtwe

Three fringe communities on the Lake Bosomtwe Basin have embarked on a tree planting exercise as part of efforts to protect the lake. ...
Ghana Federation Of Forest And Farm Producers Ghaffap

Forest and farm producers are critical agents for a healthy planet – GhaFFaP

The Leadership of the Ghana Federation of Forest and Farm Producers (GhaFFaP) has acknowledged the central role of the forest in ensuring sustainable...

Beach operators who flout law will be prosecuted-GTA

Government will prosecute beach operators across the country who flout the directives of social distance, Mr Akwesi Agyemang, the Chief Executive Officer of Ghana...
Ehunabobrim Prah Agyensaim

Sanitation laws must be enforced without discrimination – Prah Agyensaim

The Paramount Chief of Assin Kushea and President of the Owirekyiman Traditional Council, Ehunabobrim Prah Agyensaim VI has stressed the need for sanitation...
Ministry Of Foreign Affairs

Ministry of Foreign Affairs suspends attestation of documents

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration has suspended the processing of requests for attestation of documents, following the outbreak...
Professor Aaron Mike Oquaye

Speaker Oquaye directs ancillary staff, officers on contract et al to proceed on leave

The Speaker of Parliament, Professor Aaron Michael Oquaye, has directed all members of staff of Parliament, not identified as providing essential services critical to...
Nursing And Midwifery Council Nmc

N&MC /CoP supports Health Ministry towards COVID-19

The Nursing and Midwifery Council (N&MC) and the Church of Pentecost (CoP), on Tuesday, presented some quantities of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE's) and...
Nursing And Midwifery Council Nmc

N&MC strategies towards a COVID-19 contingency work plan

The Nursing and Midwifery Council (N&MC) in Ghana, on Tuesday, met with the core leadership of its stakeholder institutions to strategies towards a...

COVID 19: Samples from Volta Region test negative

Dr Archibald Letsa, the Volta Regional Minister, has said three specimen of suspected Coronavirus cases sent to the Noguchi Memorial...