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Red flag raised over rapid spread of COVID-19 in Western Cape

South African Health Minister Zweli Mkhize on Sunday voiced concern over the rapid spread of COVID-19 in the Western Cape province, the epicenter of...
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South African government highlights role of digital technologies in combatting COVID-19

The South African government on Sunday marked the World Telecommunication and Information Society Day (WTISD), pledging to enhance digital technologies in combatting COVID-19. ...
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Mauritania’s COVID-19 cases rise to 62

Mauritania on Sunday reported 22 new confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of COVID-19 cases to 62. According to Director...
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15 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Burundi

Fifteen new cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Burundi, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 42, health authorities said...

Angola pledges to increase border surveillance with DRC

Angola has said it will increase the number of border guard police to combat the border violations that have been recorded in the neighboring...
Tanzanian President John Magufuli

Tanzanian president urges public to stop fearing COVID-19 pandemic

Tanzanian President John Magufuli on Sunday urged members of the public to stop fearing the COVID-19 pandemic but he said they should continue observing...
People walk along a street in Harare, Zimbabwe, March 27, 2020. Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Friday announced a 21-day national lockdown starting from Monday as part of the measures to combat the spread of the coronavirus. (Xinhua/Zhang Yuliang)

Zimbabwe’s ban on private-owned commuter buses to extend beyond COVID-19 lockdown

Zimbabwe intends to extend the ban on privately-owned commuter omnibuses beyond the COVID-19 lockdown to bring sanity to the public transport system. ...
Zambia China Flag Handshake

China-Zambia relations, cooperation to be strengthened

China and Zambia's bilateral relations is a historical bond that should not be broken but to be strengthened further for the betterment of the...
A press conference on COVID-19 is held in Proteria, South Africa, March 9, 2020. South African Health Minister Zweli Mkhize on Monday announced that four more South Africans have been tested positive for the COVID-19. (Xinhua)

South African health minister concerned about rapid spread of COVID-19 in Western Cape

South African Health Minister Zweli Mkhize on Sunday voiced concern over the rapid spread of COVID-19 in the Western Cape province, the epicenter of...
Donald Trump

Trump fires back after Obama swipes at his coronavirus response

U.S. President Donald Trump fired back on Sunday at his predecessor, Barack Obama, who swiped at how the current administration has handled the coronavirus...

Global COVID-19 cases top 4.7 million

Confirmed COVID-19 cases worldwide topped 4.7 million on Sunday, reaching 4,708,415 as of 6:32 p.m. (2232 GMT), according to data compiled by the Center...
Goalkeeper Manuel Neuer of Bayern Munich attends a training session in Munich, Germany, April 6, 2020. Bayern Munich resumed training session on Monday after COVID-19 outbreak. (Photo by Philippe Ruiz/Xinhua)

Analysis: football without emotions Germany’s newest export hit

By Oliver Trust Universal applause by media and fans couldn't have been louder after Germany successfully launched its newest export hit: Football...
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo

President welcomes Asantehene’s response to secure land for KATH projects

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has lauded the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, for the role he is playing to secure part of the...
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Mechanic jailed one year for stealing rail metals

The Assin Fosu District Court has sentenced a 29-year-old auto-mechanic to one-year imprisonment for stealing four lines of rail tracks. The tracks belong to the...
Newmont Ghana Supports The Construction Of Isolation Unit

Newmont Ghana supports the construction of isolation unit.

The Newmont, Ghana- Akyem Mines, has supported the New Abirem Government Hospital with building materials worth Gh¢ 28,500.00 to complete the construction of an...
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Concerned Farmers Association commends government interventions in the rice industry

The concerned Farmers Association of Ghana have commended the government and the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA) for the swift interventions in the...
Ccf Supports Women In Lamashegu And Zogbli Communities

CCF supports women in Lamashegu and Zogbli communities

Management of the Crime Check Foundation (CCF), a crime prevention advocacy organisation, has presented 100 bags of rice and 30 bags of sugar to...

‘Ghana’s approach to managing COVID-19, one of the best globally’

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has described Ghana’s approach to managing the COVID-19 pandemic as one of the best globally. “Our...
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MP for Sefwi-Akontombra supports media in Western North

The Member of Parliament (MP) for Sefwi -Akotombra in the Western North Region, Mr. Alex Tetteh has donated quantities of protective items to Media...

Bodi DCE donates to market women

Mr Ignatius Akwasi Amankwa, the Bodi District Chief Executive, has presented foodstuffs to the leadership of the Market Women Association in the area to...
Mensin Gold Bibiani Limited

Mensin Gold Bibiani Limited partially shuts down to mitigate COVID-19

The Mensin Gold Bibiani Limited a subsidiary of Resolute Group has partially shut down its operations at the company’s site in Bibiani to stem...
Ghana Upstream Petroleum Chamber Assists Effia Nkwanta Regional Hospital With Ppe

Ghana upstream Petroleum chamber assists Effia-Nkwanta Regional hospital with PPE

The Ghana Upstream Petroleum Chamber has donated Personal Protective Equipment worth hundreds of Ghana cedis to the Effia Nkwanta Regional Hospital in...
Institute Of Global Health Sensitizes Five Communities On Covid Pandemic

Africa’s COVID-19 cases surpass 80,000

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases across Africa rose from 78,194 on Saturday morning to 81,307 as of Sunday morning, the Africa Center for...
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Tutukpene banished boy returns

A 17-year-old boy who was banished by the Tutukpene community in the Nkwanta South District of the Oti Region, has returned to the town. ...
Two Institutions Get Nod To Produce Facial Masks In Volta Region

COVID-19: Two institutions get nod to produce facial masks in Volta Region

Joe Creations and Spring Preparatory School in the Volta Region have received approval from the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) to produce facial masks...
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AKatsi South records first COVID-19 case

The Akatsi South District of the Volta Region has recorded its first COVID-19 positive case. Dr George Nyarko, the Akatsi South District Director of Health...
Wpid Money Growth

Zimbabwean president says national dialogue to help economic growth

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Friday implored leaders of all political parties in the country to unite for the national development. He...

Ethiopia’s ruling party vows to restore rule of law to unrest-hit parts

Ethiopia's ruling coalition Ethiopian People Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) on Thursday evening issued a strongly worded statement vowing to restore rule of law in...
Hailemariam Desalegn

Former Ethiopian PM urges green revolution in Africa

Former Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn on Thursday evening called for Africa to have its own green revolution. Desalegn, who is currently...
stock market

Kenyan bourse reviews benchmark indices

The Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) has reviewed its constituent counters that make the NSE 20 and NSE 25 share indices. The bourse...