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5 Tanzanian truck drivers recover from COVID-19 in NW Uganda

Five cross border truck drivers from Tanzania, who tested positive for COVID-19, have successfully completed their treatment in the northwestern Ugandan district of Arua,...

Tanzania denies reports of Zambia, Rwanda closing border over COVID-19

Tanzanian authorities on Wednesday denied reports of Zambia and Rwanda closing their borders with the east African nation as a measure to control the...
Workers at Phoenix Metals Ltd push bags of minerals after weighing them at the plant yesterday. (John Mbanda)

South African mineral sector implementing programs to tackle COVID-19

The Minerals Council of South Africa on Wednesday said the industry has adjusted their programs to prevent COVID-19 infection while growing the economy. ...
Namibian President Hage Geingob presents to the public the commemorative banknote issued by the Bank of Namibia in Windhoek, Namibia, March 21, 2020. Namibia on Saturday launched a commemorative thirty Namibian dollars note symbolizing the reigns of their three presidents to commemorate the country's 30 years of independence. (Xinhua/Jacobina Mouton)

Namibia’s commemorative banknote to be put into circulation

Namibia's independence commemorative Namibia dollar note will be available to the public as from Friday, the central bank announced Wednesday. The commemorative...
fishing industry

Kenya plans steps to raise fish production

Kenya's ministry of agriculture on Wednesday announced plans to raise fish production. Peter Munya, cabinet secretary at the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock,...

Residents of Zambia’s COVID-19 epicenter given time to stock up supplies

Authorities in Zambia on Wednesday gave residents of a border town which has become a COVID-19 epicenter of the country time to stock up...
Kenya Market Update - 2nd Half 2019

Kenyan companies’ deals signal post COVID-19 economic confidence

Since March when the first case of COVID-19 was announced in Kenya, several foreign companies and private equity funds have bought into local firms...

EU gives Zambia €12 million for COVID-19 fight

The European Union (EU) has given Zambia 12 million Euros toward Zambia's COVID-19 response efforts, the European body said in a release obtained on...

Nigerian president appoints new chief of staff

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday appointed a new chief of staff, weeks after his principal assistant died from COVID-19 complications. The...
Nigerian Police

4 killed in central Nigerian village attack

Police in the central Nigerian state of Benue on Wednesday confirmed four villagers killed and three others injured following an attack by suspected gunmen. ...

Algeria sends humanitarian aid to Niger, condemns attacks

Algeria on Wednesday sent humanitarian aid to neighboring Niger and condemned Saturday's terrorist attacks in western Niger which killed some 20 civilians. ...

At least 8 killed in road accident in Ghana

At least eight people lost their lives, while three others sustained severe injuries in a road accident at Anyinam, a community in east Ghana,...

Malawi Electoral Commission revises election date to June 23

Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) Wednesday announced that in view of the Supreme Court's ruling on May 8 the Commission has revised the fresh presidential...
Zimbabwe Returnees

Zimbabwe government to allow returnees to quarantine in places of choice

The Zimbabwe government says its COVID-19 quarantine facilities are stretched and returnees are now free to choose places to quarantine, provided they meet the...
Mr Benjamin Kessie

President nominates Benjamin Kessie as MCE for Tarkwa-Nsuaem

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has nominated Benjamin Kessie as the Chief Executive of the Tarkwa-Nsuaem Municipal Assembly in the Western Region. This is in...
Abuakwa Polyclinic

Abuakwa Polyclinic receives sanitary, personal protective equipment

The Abuakwa Polyclinic, in the Atwima-Nwiabigya South Municipality of the Ashanti Region, has received sanitary and personal protective equipment aimed at resourcing the staff...

CCOD trains 26 Technical University staff and a public servant on EMODAL

The College for Community and Organisational Development (CCOD) in partnership with the Institute of Distance and continuous Education (IDCE) of the Takoradi Technical University...

Escapee driver arrested

The Police in Sunyani have arrested one Bernard Gyabaah, a truck driver who caused damages to security highway patrol vehicles and escaped. ...

Malian fined GHC24,000 or serve four years for violating lockdown restrictions

A Malian businessman who entered Ghana through unapproved routes in defiance of the restrictions imposed on travels has been sentenced to a fine of...

Man grabbed over stolen cattle

A 36 year old herdsman who was given 25 cows worth GHC100, 000 to rear but accounted for only eight has appeared before an...
Ejura Sekyedumase Assembly Steps Up Public Education

Covid-19: Ejura Sekyedumase Assembly steps up public education

The Ejura Sekyedumase Municipal Assembly is stepping up public education on COVID-19 as part of efforts to prevent infection and a possible community...
jail bars

Head porter jailed 17 years for attempted robbery

An Accra Circuit Court has sentenced a head porter to 17 years imprisonment in hard labour for attempting to rob a fire officer. Daniel Amevor...
Face Masks

Health Union procures nose masks and hand sanitizers for members nationwide

The Health Service Workers' Union (HSWU) has procured 10,000 nose masks and hand sanitizers for distribution to its members nationwide. The items worth over GHC...
Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital

KATH ramps up measures to contain spread of COVID-19

The Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) has affirmed its resolve not to relent in regular testing of the staff, especially frontline workers as part...

Covid-19: Ashanti DVLA assures public of safety

Mr George Afful, Ashanti Regional Manager of the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority (DVLA), has assured visitors to the facility of their safety in...

Gov’t urged to construct the Aboaso-Ankaase road

Oheneba Kwadwo Karikari, an independent parliamentary aspirant for Afigya-Kwabre South Constituency, has made a passionate appeal to the government to as a matter of...
Forsports Foundation

Forsports Foundation to unearth and nurture hidden talents of young people in Northern Ghana

Forsports Foundation, a sport for development non-governmental organisation has scale-up measures to help unearth and nurture talents of particularly marginalised young people in the...
Papa Owusu Ankomah

COVID-19 Recovery: Papa Owusu-Ankomah expresses gratitude to well-wishers

Mr Papa Owusu-Ankomah, Ghana's High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, who has recovered from COVID-19 disease, has expressed gratitude to all his well-wishers. Mr...
Ministry Of Foreign Affairs

COVID-1919: High Commission requests for information on stranded Ghanaians in UK

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration is collating information on Ghanaians and legal permanent residents who are stranded abroad as a result...
Trafficked Children

MIHOSO international rescues 12 trafficked children on Volta Lake

As the country scales up measures to stem the spread of the novel Corona Virus Disease (COVID-19), child trafficking around the Volta Lake in...