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Facebook invests US$100 million in journalism amid COVID-19 crisis

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Facebook on Monday announced 100 million U.S. dollars in investment to support the news industry in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis. The investment includes...
Bad Weather

Tanzania’s weather watchdog issues alert over severe weather

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Tanzania's weather watchdog on Monday night issued an alert over a five-day severe weather impact in nine mainland regions and parts of the Zanzibar...
Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta

Ghana projects US$1.6 billion preliminary cost of COVID-19

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In its preliminary impact assessment, Ghana anticipates incurring a total cost of 9.5 billion Ghana cedis (1.64 billion U.S dollars) as a result of...
Afdb

AfDB secures US$3 billion in bonds for Africa’s COVID-19 response

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The continental lending institution Africa Development Bank (AfDB) said it had secured a total of 3.0 billion U.S. dollars through a three-year bond to...
Social Mp Donation

Bia West MP supports fight against COVID-19

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Dr Augustine Tawiaah, Member of Parliament for Bia West in the Western North Region, has presented sanitary kits to the Bia West Health Directorate...
Covid

COVID-19: Ghana’s confirmed cases still stand at 152

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Ghana’s confirmed COVID-19 cases still stand at 152 with five deaths as at 1330 hours Monday, March 30, the Ghana Health Service (GHS) has...
Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta

Government secures US$100 million earmarked to fight COVID-19

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The $100 million earmarked for the fight against COVID-19, announced by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has been secured and available to...
Science Innovation Atu New

ATU fabricates handwashing stand

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The Accra Technical University (ATU) has fabricated a handwashing stand to address one of society’s sanitation challenge of frequent handwashing by Ghanaians. ...
Ghana police

Public urged to cooperate with security personnel in enforcing restrictions

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The Ghana Police Service has called on the public to cooperate with security personnel enforcing the restrictions on the COVID-I9 pandemic...
Lockdown

Accra roads empty, hawkers disappear as city observes restrictions

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Accra streets are empty, residents stay home, hawkers disappear, shops closed, whilst the heavy traffic encountered on a normal Monday is absent as the...
Covid

About 40 in quarantine over COVID-19 cases in Tamale

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At least 40 people comprising some medical personnel of the Tamale Teaching Hospital (TTH) and staff of a hotel in Tamale are in quarantine...
jail bars

Corn mill attendant jailed three years over indecent assault

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A 21-year-old corn miller, George Nii Lamptey Goliytly has been handed down a three year jail term for indecently assaulting a five year old...
Negative

Two on mandatory quarantine in Bongo test negative

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Two suspected young men who were under mandatory quarantine in the Bongo District of the Upper East Region have tested negative for the novel...
Disinfection

MMDAs asked to close markets for disinfection exercise

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The Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development has directed Metropolitan, Municipal, and District Assemblies (MMDAs) in the North-East, Savannah, Upper East and...

COVID-19: Nurses and Midwives to get free transport services

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Nurses and Midwives in Accra, Tema, Kasoa, and Kumasi will soon get access to free transportation services amid the restriction of movement, which...
Bosiela Saudu (R), Botswana Meat Commission (BMC) Plant Manager shows Ghana's President John Dramani some of the meat processed at the Francistown abattoir (slaughterhouse), about 430 kilometers northeast of Gaborone, capital of Botswana,March 10, 2015. John Dramani who is in Botswana for a three-day official visit toured the slaughterhouse on Tuesday, and promised to persuade the West African nations to import beef from Botswana. (Xinhua/Shingirai Madondo)

Veterinary professionals advised to intensify inspection of animals and products

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The Veterinary Council of Ghana (VCG) and the Ghana Veterinary Medical Association (GVMA), have advised veterinary professionals to intensify the inspection of animals and...
Disinfection

Business halts for successful disinfection exercise in Sunyani

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There was no business activities within and outside the central business district (CBD) of the Sunyani Municipality for a successful disinfection of markets by...

Fear erodes professionalism – GRNMA advises members

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The Ghana Registered Nurses and Midwives Association (GRNMA) on Monday advised members to do away with fear as it erodes professionalism. ...
Commuters

STMA tackles influx in Takoradi over lockdown “panic traveling”

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Mr Anthony K.K Sam, Metropolitan Chief Executive (MCE) of the Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly (STMA) has reiterated the need to ensure that no one...
Disinfection

Local Government Ministry disinfects markets in UWR

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The Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development (MLGRD) has scheduled Wednesday April 1, 2020 to disinfect markets in all eleven districts and...
Covid Positivenegative

Officials at Presidency donate half salaries to COVID-19 Fund

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The Chief of Staff at the Office of the President, ministers of state, senior government officials, presidential staffers and aides at the Presidency have...
Court

La Nkwantang-Madina Municipal Assembly donates furniture to Courts

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The La Nkwantanang-Madina Municipal Assembly has donated two sets of furniture to the Madina Courts 1 & 2 to address the furniture deficit of...
Un Working Closely With Government Of Ghana To Address Covid

Ghana Science Association advocates COVID-19 scientific research

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The Ghana Science Association (GSA) on Monday advocated support for scientific research into finding a quick cure for the COVID-19 disease. The GSA is “advocating...
Biogas

Biogas project launched to facilitate capacity building

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A Digital Global Biogas Cooperation (DiBiCoo) project has been launched to facilitate capacity building, technology transfer and market development in Ghana. ...
Covid

Kwame Nkrumah Ideological Institute commends China on curbing COVID-19

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The Kwame Nkrumah Ideological Institute (KNII) has commended the Peoples Republic of China (PRC) on its success at curbing the spread of the COVID-19. ...

Heads of Local Government Service to remain at post

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The Office of the Head of the Local Government Service (LGS) on Monday directed Chief Directors, Regional and Metropolitan, Municipal...
Minister Of Food And Agriculture Owusu Afriyie Akoto

Ghana is not on its knees for food – Agriculture Minister

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Dr Afriyie Akoto, the Minister of Food and Agriculture, on Monday said Ghana is not on its knees for food. Government, under the Planting for...
Reverend Dominic Ziba

Pastor calls on Christian Community to help fight COVID-19

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Reverend Dominic Ziba, the Head Pastor of the Holy Ghost Temple of the Assemblies of God (AG) Church on Monday said it was critical...
William Yamoah

Parliamentary aspirant suspends campaign to mourn death of contender’s father

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Mr William Yamoah, one of the aspiring parliamentary candidates of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Asante-Akim South Constituency has suspended his campaign. ...
Social Kma Drivers

Drivers given one month ultimatum to join recognized unions

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The Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) has given commercial drivers (trotro/waawaa) in the city a month’s ultimatum to compulsorily join any of the 24...