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Lockdown

Uganda conditionally eases COVID-19 lockdown restrictions

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Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni on Monday eased some of the COVID-19 lockdown restrictions, but tied the relaxation to wearing of face masks that government...
face masks

Uganda to provide free face masks to citizens in COVID-19 fight

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Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni on Monday announced that the government will distribute free face masks to all citizens as the country strives to combat...
Covid

COVID-19 cases in Guinea-Bissau surpass 1,000 with 48 new cases

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Guinea-Bissau's health authorities on Monday reported 48 new confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing the country's total number of confirmed cases to 1,038. ...
truck

Uganda seeks to create pool of cross-border truck drivers who test negative for COVID-19

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Uganda's ministry of health on Monday urged the country's truck owners and drivers association to send their members for testing, as the government is...
Covid-19

Number of COVID-19 cases rises to 145 in Mozambique

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The Ministry of Health of Mozambique said on Monday that the cumulative number of people infected by COVID-19 rose from 137 to 145 in...
South African airways

South Africa’s labor unions call for probe into airline business rescue practitioners

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Major unions at South African Airways (SAA) on Monday called for a forensic investigation into the expenditure at the carrier since the airline's business...
NGO

Correctional services in South Africa working with NGO to fight COVID-19

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With about 600 COVID-19 cases identified in prisons, South African Department of Correctional Services on Monday said it is working with Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs)...
Tax

Mozambican government to extend tax exemption for basic products amid COVID-19 outbreak

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Mozambican government planned to propose the extension of the value-added tax (VAT) exemption law for essential products including cooking oil, sugar and soap until...
startups

Pan-African lender launches COVID-19 guarantee facility to boost lending to SMEs

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The Nairobi-based pan-African lender, African Guarantee Fund(AGF), on Monday announced it had launched a COVID-19 guarantee facility to boost lending by financial institutions to...
food security

Kenya says COVID-19 pandemic becomes a new threat to food security

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The COVID-19 pandemic has presented new threat to Kenya's food security, an official said on Monday. Peter Munya, cabinet secretary for Agriculture,...
Inflation

COVID-19 outbreak affects inflation data collection in Botswana

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The COVID-19 pandemic had disrupted Botswana data collection agency's operations. Statistics Botswana on Monday indicated that compilation of April inflation data was...
small enterprises

South Africa introduces regulations to protect small enterprises

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South African Competition Commission on Monday moved to protect the small enterprises from bigger ones by issuing the Price Discrimination and Buyer Power Guidelines. ...
Al Shabab

Al-Shabab frees 2 Kenyans after abduction in border region

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Somali militant group al-Shabab have freed two Kenyans who were abducted in the northeast border region on Saturday, the police confirmed on Monday. ...
kidnapped in Nigeria

Nigerian government extends easing of COVID-19 lockdown by 2 weeks

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by Olatunji Saliu The Nigerian government on Monday extended the gradual easing of the lockdown by two weeks, as a measure to curb the spread...
Social Presentation Items

COVID-19: Bono RCC presents relief items to Christian Council

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The Bono Regional Coordinating Council (RCC) has presented food items to the Christian Council of Churches in the region, as government scales up measures...
Tanzania map

Tanzania to dissolve parliament on June 19

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Tanzania will dissolve parliament on June 19, the country's Speaker of Parliament Job Ndugai announced in the country's capital Dodoma on Monday. He said the...
Covid Negative

Uganda seeks to create pool of cross-border truck drivers who test negative for COVID-19

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Uganda's ministry of health on Monday urged the country's truck owners and drivers association to send their members for testing, as the government is...
Positive

South Sudan’s Vice President Machar tests positive for COVID-19

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South Sudan's First Vice President Riek Machar and his wife Angelina Teny tested positive for novel coronavirus, an official confirmed on Monday. James Gatdet Dak,...
reproductive System

ARHR introduces reproductive health education in Nzema East

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The Alliance for Reproductive Health Rights (ARHR) with support from the UNFPA and Canada Project Objectives has launched a Reproductive Health project in...
soya-beans

MoFA/MoTI working on LI to regulate Soya Beans export-Minister

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The Ministry of Food and Agriculture is working with the Ministry of Trade and Industry and the Attorney General’s Department on a Legislative Instrument...
Muslim Donation

Dome-Kwabenya MP and GEMA support Muslim Community

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Ms Sarah Adwoa Safo, the Member of Parliament (MP) for Dome-Kwabenya Constituency has supported the Muslim Community of Kwabenya with assorted items towards...
Health Hospital Donation

NGO donates oxygen cylinders and concentrators to Health Directorate

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Virtue Foundation Ghana, a Non-governmental Organisation (NGO) has donated health equipment to the Sissala East Municipal Health Directorate to support in fighting the novel...
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo

Having young scientists is encouraging for Ghana’s future – President

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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has described as encouraging, the presence of young Ghanaian medical research scientists at the Kumasi Centre for Collaborative Research...
Health Mtn Donation

MTN Foundation donates to Noguchi Memorial Institute

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MTN Foundation on Monday donated office equipment to the University of Ghana Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research to help assist in the testing...
Church Donates To Bolga East Health

Church donates to Bolga East Health Directorate

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The Blessed International Revival Center, California, has donated assorted medical equipment to the Bolgatanga East District Health Directorate, Upper East Region. The items included...
ecg ghana

COVID19: ECG asks customers to conserve energy

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The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) in the Volta region has entreated customers to conserve energy during the COVID-19 pandemic to enjoy full benefits...
water

Residents of Beposo cry for potable water

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The chiefs and people of Beposo in the Sekyere Central District, have appealed to the Ghana Water Company (GWC) to restore water supply to...
Mr Kwasi Amoako Atta

Teshie Concerned Citizens Association commends Road and Highways Minister

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The Teshie Concerned Citizens Association (TCCA) has commended the Minister of Roads and Highways Mr Amoako Atta for the proactive response to its concerns...
Covid

Covid-19: Pinasol Foundation supports vulnerable persons

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Pinasol Foundation, a community-based child-centered Non-governmental Organization in the Sekyere East District, has donated food items and cash to some vulnerable households in the...
Masks

Sunyani West MCE declares compulsory wearing of nose mask

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Mr. Martin Obeng, the Sunyani West Municipal Chief Executive (MCE), has declared that wearing of nose mask is an obligation at public places in...