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Eight Nigeriens; two Burkinabes in quarantine test positive to new coronavirus

Mr Laud Kwasi Afrifa, the Deputy Comptroller General of the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) has announced that eight Nigeriens and two Burkinabes who...

Who wins Asante-Akim South NPP primaries?

The battle lines have been drawn as all five parliamentary aspirants for the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Asante-Akim South Constituency have...
Sunon Asogli Power

Sunon Asogli Power and AWA donate to the COVID-19 fund

Two Chinese-Ghanaian companies have donated an amount of $200,000 to the government to aid in the country’s fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. The two...
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Curbing community spread of COVID 19 – self-quarantine is the ideal

Since the onset of the COVID-19 outbreak, the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Ghana Health Service (GHS) and its collaborating partners have played...
Covid Lockdown

Operation COVID Safety begin lockdown with roadblocks

Operation COVID Safety, the national security task force enforcing the COVID-19 Safety Operations, says all is set for the lockdown of Greater Accra...

COVID-19: GPRTU directs drivers to observe passenger spacing

Commercial vehicles must now observe a one passenger –the distance in the seating of the passengers they transport in compliance with the social distance...
Covid Trust Fund Board

President Akufo-Addo inaugurates board of trustees for COVID-19 Fund

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Sunday inaugurated the board of trustees to manage the COVID-19 Fund chaired by the immediate past Chief Justice,...
Gaf Won’t Deploy Burma Camp Troops To Kumasi

GAF won’t deploy Burma Camp troops to Kumasi

The Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) Sunday denied reports of deploying troops to Kumasi, saying it does not also intend to do so. Its role in...

Aflao Traditional Council offers sacrifices to stop COVID-19

Traditional priests in Aflao have offered an animal sacrifice to deities of the land to expel "evil spirits" believed to be responsible for COVID...

Drivers appeal for a reduction in fuel prices

As lockdown takes effect Monday, some drivers and station masters in Accra, have appealed to government to compel Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs), to reduce...
Mr Akwasi Aboagye

COVID-19: Hotels can operate normally

Mr Akwasi Aboagye, the Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Tourism Authority, says all hotels can operate as expected and host their guests. However, the...
COVID-19: Ghana

Government to undertake aggressive testing for COVID-19

Dr Anthony Nsiah-Asare, the Presidential Advisor on Health, says the Risk Response and Social Mobilization Team would embark on aggressive testing for COVID-19...
Ghana Health Service

Stay at home for own safety, public urged

Dr Patrick Kuma-Aboagye, the Director-General of the Ghana Health Service (GHS), has appealed to the public to comply with the President's directive on...
Ghanaian Football Legend Opoku Afriyie Passes Away At Aged

Ghanaian football legend Opoku Afriyie passes away at aged 75

Legendary Ghanaian footballer Opoku Afriyie has passed away in Kumasi, at age 75. The striker popularly known as "Beyie"...
President Nana Akufo Addo

People of Asene- Manso-Akroso District comply with government directives on coronavirus

Some households in the Asene-Manso Akroso District have acquired veronica buckets with tippy taps and soap and placed them at their door steps for...

Gomnoa Central Assembly inaugurates COVID 19 Management Team

The Gomoa Central District Assembly has inaugurated its COVID-19 Management Team with a call on members to step up their campaign to help reduce...
Health Mp Covid

Agona West MP donates 3,000 hand sanitizers to Police and others

Mrs Cynthia Morrison, Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection has donated 3,000 alcohol based hand sanitizers and other sanitary items to the...

FDA monitors hand sanitizers on the market

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has begun monitoring all hand sanitizers on the markets in the Eastern Region to ensure that they were...

Tamale records its first 10 confirmed COVID-19 cases

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has confirmed 11 more cases of the novel Coronavirus disease (COVID-19); with 10 of them being recorded at...
Donation Sanitizers

Boniface Gambila donates hand sanitizers to health centres in Nabdam

Mr Boniface Gambila, New Patriotic Party (NPP) Parliamentary Candidate for Nabdam Constituency, has donated five boxes of alcohol based hand sanitizers to health...

COVID-19: CSOs call for multistakeholder forum for resource mobilisation

Civil Society Organisations including networks, coalitions and associations, under the Ghana Civil Society Organisations Platform (CSOs) on Sustainable Development Goals...
Omanhen Covid

Support national efforts to stop COVID-19 -Effutu Traditional Council

The Effutu Traditional Council has suspension of this year’s Aboakyer Festival of the Effutu Traditional Area with immediate effect. It called on all residents of...

Hohoe recording high numbers of lockdown ‘escapees’

The Hohoe Municipality is recording high numbers of people escaping a partial lockdown of Accra, Kumasi, Tema and Obuasi as directed by President Nana...
Olam Ghana Supports Accra Regional Hospital And Kccr

COVID-19: Olam Ghana supports Accra Regional Hospital and KCCR

Olam Ghana, a leading food and agri-business, has donated a consignment of medical supplies to the Greater Accra Regional Hospital (GARH) and the...
President Akufo Addo

President Akufo-Addo is God’s precious gift to the nation – Vice President

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia joined hundreds of Ghanaians to celebrate the 76th birthday of President Akufo-Addo on the social media, describing him...
Archbishop Bonaventure

Archbishop Bonaventure calls on public to adhere to lockdown directives

Most Reverend John Bonaventure Kwofie, the Catholic Metropolitan Archbishop of Accra, has appealed to all citizens to adhere to the directives given by...
Ghana Health Service

Accurate information sharing is crucial for controlling COVID-19 – GHS

Dr Akosua Sarpong, Central Regional Director of the Ghana Health Service (GHS) has underscored the need for the public to be fed with...
Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia

Vice President Bawumia donates his three months salaries to combat COVID-19

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has donated three months of his salary to the Covid-19 Fund established by President Akufo-Addo to help the vulnerable...
Employees wearing masks guide customers to follow the tape marks on the floor as authorities called for social distancing amid concerns over the spread of novel coronavirus at a bakery in Islamabad, capital of Pakistan on March 21, 2020. According to the government statistics, the number of confirmed coronavirus patients rose to 534 in Pakistan on Saturday. (Xinhua/Ahmad Kamal)

COVID-19: “Observe social distancing, not emotional distancing” – Narendra Modi

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday once again appealed to his countrymen to remain indoors and not venture out while strictly following the...
Passengers wait to depart at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York, the United States, March 13, 2020. The United States implemented the restrictions which suspend all travel from European countries except Britain for 30 days in a measure faced with further spread of the COVID-19 Friday at midnight. U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday declared a national emergency to open up 50 billion U.S. dollars in federal aid to help combat the spread of COVID-19 across the country. (Xinhua/Wang Ying)

COVID-19 updates: Canadian PM’s wife gets “all clear” and Chinese tourist sites resume operations

The world is now in a battle against COVID-19, a disease caused by a previously unknown coronavirus that has spread to over 200 countries...