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Parliament calls on parents to protect children against COVID-19

The Upper West Regional Children's Parliament has called on parents to protect children from the deadly COVID-19 disease by ensuring that they stayed at...

O’Bkay: Afro-pop wonder kid out with new single

Talking about rap prodigies who are gradually making strides in the Ghanaian music industry, O'Bkay has certainly come far with back to back hits...
U.S. President Donald Trump (C) delivers a statement at the White House in Washington D.C., the United States, Jan. 8, 2020. Donald Trump said on Wednesday that no U.S. casualties have resulted from Iran's missiles attack against U.S. forces in Iraq on Tuesday, adding that the United States would impose additional sanctions against Tehran. (Xinhua/Hu Yousong)

Trump administration to classify regions by risk levels in new coronavirus guideline

U.S. President Donald Trump told governors Thursday in a letter that his administration will classify regions by levels of risk for the novel coronavirus...

Government Settles Bills of Dompoase accident victims

Management of the Cape Coast Teaching Hospital (CCTH) has received a cheque of GH₵97,450.16 from the government to cover the medical bills of...
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U.S. Embassy in Accra closed to public until April 8

The United States Embassy in Accra has been closed to the public for a minimum of two weeks, an official statement said in Accra...

Covid-19: NABco trainees ready to join the fight

Nation Builders Corps (NABco) trainees in the Ashanti Region have indicated their readiness to join hands in...

COVID-19 is not just health issues – UN Women

Ms Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, United Nations Under-Secretary-General, has said the COVID-19 pandemic, is not just a health issue but economic destabilizer. Ms Mlambo-Ngcuka, who is...
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COVID-19: Foundation supports Prison Service with Veronica buckets and sanitizers

As part of efforts to prevent the Coronavirus (COVID-19), from entering the prisons, Management of Crime Check Foundation (CCF), a Prisons NGO has presented...

Cape Coast North MP fumigates Constituency to stem COVID-19 spread

A week-long fumigation exercise in some major communities of the Cape Coast North Constituency is underway as part of measures to abridge the spread...

CSOs urge government to develop Comprehensive Strategic Plan on COVID-19

The Network for Women's Rights in Ghana (NETRIGHT), the Women Manifesto Coalition (WMC) and the Domestic Violence Coalition (DVC), as Civil Society Organisations (CSOs)...

COVID-19: President grants amnesty to 808 prisoners

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has granted amnesty to 808 convict prisoners with immediate effect as part of measures to contain the COVID...
Ethiopian Airlines

COVID-19: Ethiopian Airlines supports COVID-19 fight in Ghana

Ethiopian Airlines has transported medical supplies donated by China’s Jack Ma Foundation to government to help fight against the rapid spread of the...
Social Enskinment Suspension

Enskinment of chiefs suspended at Mamprugu Kingdom over COVID-19

Naa Bohugu Mahami Abdulai Sheriga, Overlord (Nayiri) of the Mamprugu Traditional Area, has suspended the enskinments of chiefs in the Mamprugu Kingdom saying this...

CSO calls for lockdown of country’s major cities

Northern Regional Youth Network (NRYN), a youth-led Civil Society Organization (CSO) based in the Northern region, has called on the government to immediately lockdown...
Covid 19

Covid-19 should wake us up—Odeneho

The outbreak of the coronavirus, which has brought the world to a standstill, should serve as a wake-up call to Ghanaians to invest in...
Education Children Reading

Worldreader keeps children reading during school lock-down

As part of Worldreader, a non-profit organisation's "Keep Children Reading" initiative, many children are being supported across the globe with digital reading programmes...

WVG provides PPEs to support covid-19 fight in Sekyere East

The Sekyere East Cluster Office of World Vision Ghana (WVG) has donated a number of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to support the fight against...
Covid 19

We need quarantine centre in Ketu South-GHS

Health officials in the Ketu South Municipality are calling for a designated place in the Municipality to quarantine people suspected to be infected with...
Covid Guidelines

Western North Regional Coordinating Council educates stakeholders on COVID- 19

As part of measures to manage the spread of COVID 19,the Western North Regional Coordinating Council has educated leaders of market, traditional authorities,...

NGO calls for lockdown to stop spread of coronavirus

Philip Foundation Programme, a non-governmental organization (NGO), committed to building the capacity of Women, Youth and Children, has called on government to ‘lockdown’ the...

Chinese national tests negative for novel coronavirus, but goes into self-isolation

A Chinese national, kept in isolation for five-days at the Kumasi South Hospital, Atonsu-Agogo, for showing symptoms of the flu-like coronavirus but tested negative,...
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres delivers a statement at the UN headquarters in New York, Jan. 6, 2020. Antonio Guterres on Monday called on parties concerned to exercise maximum restraint to stop escalation of global tensions. (Xinhua/Li Muzi)

UN chief asks for wartime plan for COVID-19

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday asked the Group of 20 (G20) largest economies of the world for a "wartime plan" to fight the...

Global confirmed COVID-19 cases top 500,000

The number of COVID-19 cases worldwide topped 500,000 as of 2 p.m. U.S. Eastern Time on Thursday (1800 GMT), according to the Center for...
Tanzanian President John Magufuli

Tanzania to hold general elections as planned despite COVID-19 outbreak

Tanzanian President John Magufuli said on Thursday the country's October 2020 general elections will be held as planned despite the COVID-19 outbreak. ...
Vietnamese police hand over an economic suspect to their Chinese counterparts, October 20, 2017. Photo: People’s Daily

Vietnam to ban events, gatherings of over 20 people for novel coronavirus control

Vietnam will ban events and gatherings of more than 20 people across the country in an effort to limit the spread of novel coronavirus,...
Stone Town, Tanzania - September 9, 2015: View on typical narrow Stone Town street with souvenir shops on Zanzibar island. Man is sitting on a small chair in front of his shop. Bikes and motors are parked on the street.Typical buildings with Arabic and Indian influance.

Tanzanian COVID-19 cases hit 13

Tanzanian health authorities on Thursday gave an update on the COVID-19 outbreak in the east African nation as the number of confirmed cases hit...

East African health ministers suspend face-to-face meeting amid COVID-19 pandemic

East African ministers have suspended face-to-face meeting until the novel coronavirus pandemic is contained. The ministers of Health and East Africa Community...
Nigerian Economy

COVID-19 shatters Namibians’ hope for improved economy

By Ndalimpinga Iita When Rosa Tobias lost her job as a contract worker in the construction sector in 2018 amid the country's...
[Reuters]AirAsia planes are seen on the tarmac of Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 (KLIA2) in Sepang

AirAsia grounds fleet over COVID-19 restrictions

Malaysia's low-cost carrier AirAsia announced on Thursday it will ground most of its fleet across the network after the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation led to...

Zimbabwe national airline suspends flights over coronavirus

Zimbabwe's national airline, Air Zimbabwe, suspended all its flights beginning Thursday over the coronavirus pandemic. Apart from serving local routes, the airline...