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Covid Positive

Nine Malawians test positive for COVID-19 after illegally entering Zimbabwe

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Nine Malawian nationals have tested positive for COVID-19 in Zimbabwe after illegally crossing into the country from neighboring South Africa, the Herald newspaper reported...
Startimes

StarTimes upgrades subscriber’s programming in Kenya

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Chinese pay television company StarTimes on Wednesday announced a revamped service offering in Kenya that will see the introduction of eight new premium channels...
Corruption

Mozambique loses about US$8 million in 2019 due to corruption

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Mozambique suffered a loss of about 8 million U.S. dollars (544 million meticais) in 2019 due to corruption, Attorney General Beatriz Buchili said on...
fishing net

Tanzania moves to improve management of deep sea fishing

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Tanzania on Wednesday tabled in parliament a new bill designed to improve management and development of deep sea fishing in the country's jurisdiction of...
Cameroon

Cameroon army uncovers explosive devices in restive Anglophone region

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Cameroon army said Wednesday it has uncovered several improvised explosive devices in the country's troubled English-speaking region of Northwest, but were deactivated with no...
border

Tanzanian, Kenyan leaders order authorities to end border crisis amid COVID-19 pandemic

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Tanzanian and Kenyan leaders have ordered relevant authorities to meet and resolve a crisis facing truck drivers from both countries in one week, the...
Libya Icrc

AU chairperson says COVID-19 posed “very heavy” impact on Libya’s already precarious humanitarian situation

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Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission Moussa Faki Mahamat on Wednesday said the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has posed a "very heavy" impact on...
gold

Zambia partners with global mining firm in gold processing deal

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Zambia's state mining investment firm on Wednesday signed an agreement with Array Metals, a global mining services firm to process gold deposits. ...
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Namibia central bank defines WhatsApp Stokvel as pyramid scheme

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The Bank of Namibia (BoN), Namibia's central bank, on Wednesday said that the business activities of the WhatsApp Stokvel that surfaced over the past...
Schools Closed

Govt. has not made a decision on re-opening of schools-Minister

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Information Minister Kojo Oppong Nkrumah says the Government has not made a decision on re-opening of schools. The clarification comes amidst calls by some teacher...
Ghana Parliament-

Parliament approves four nominees to the Supreme Court

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Parliament on Wednesday approved four nominees by President Nana Addo Akufo-Addo to the Supreme Court. They are Justice Clemence Jackson Honyenuga...

Health workers desert death-trap quarters at Sumbrungu

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Resident Health workers at the Sumbrungu Health Centre in the Bolgatanga Municipality, Upper East Region, have deserted dilapidated quarters, they described as a death...
Covid Case

Ghana’s sea ports yet to record COVID-19 import

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The Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA) says no positive case of COVID-19 has been imported into Ghana through any of her sea ports. Dr...
Covid

Involve us in COVID-19 fight, Social Workers appeal to government

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The Social Workers Association of Ghana (SWAG) has appealed to government to involve its members in the COVID-19 fight as their exclusion would go...

21 persons recover from COVID 19 in Ketu South

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A total of 21 persons are reported to have recovered from the Coronavirus disease in the Ketu South Municipality. Health...

Tumu Hospital moves to protect clients from COVID-19

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The Sisssla East Municipal Hospital had put stringent measures in place to protect clients from contracting the COVID-19 as the municipality has recorded positive...
GIZ

GIZ launches virtual training for lawyers

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The German Development Cooperation (GIZ) has launched a virtual training conference for Ghanaian and Nigerian lawyers to expand their knowledge and become acquainted with...
inflation

Producer Price inflation for April hits 7.4 per cent

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The Producer Price Inflation (PPI) rate for April 2020 was 7.4 percent. The rate represented a 0.6 percentage point increase in producer inflation relative...
Covid

Juabeso DCE donates to three health institutions.

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Madam Martha kwayie Manu, District Chief Executive for Sefwi Juabeso in theCOVID-19has presented sanitary kits to three health institutions within the Juabeso District to...
Poultry Farmers

Covid-19 Outbreak, a mixture of good and bad news—Poultry farmers

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Poultry farmers in the Ashanti region say the outbreak of the coronavirus in the country is a mixture of good and bad news for...

World Food Safety Day to be observed June 7

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The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organisation is to commemorate the 2020 World Food Safety Day on...
Covid

Midlife crisis and stressors: the non-medical underlying conditions of COVID-19 vulnerability

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The Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is an illness caused by a novel coronavirus which is associated with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus. According to Belam,...
jail

Farmer jailed 11 years for defiling minor

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A Cape Coast Circuit Court has sentenced a 40- year old farmer to 11 years imprisonment in hard labour for defiling a 12 year...
arrested

Tema Port Security busts five for defying President Akufo-Addo’s directives

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The Tema Port security led by its Chief has arrested five for illegally finding their way from Nigeria into the country despite the closure...
jail bars

Four jailed 44 years for attempted robbery

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Four persons were on Wednesday sentenced to a total 44 years imprisonment in hard labour by the Tarkwa Circuit Court for conspiracy to commitment...
court

Court sets June 23 to rule on phone information sharing

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An Accra High Court has fixed June 23, to rule on an interlocutory injunction filed on the suit challenging Presidential directives over the Emergency...
Health Environmental Ppe

Environmental officers call for inclusion in COVID-19 Response Team

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The Environmental Health Officers Alliance-Ghana has called for the inclusion of members in the COVID-19 National Response Team to enhance the fight against the...
court remands man

Three persons remanded in custody for illegal mining

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The Nkawie Circuit Court has remanded three persons into prison custody for unlawful entry and illegal mining activities in a forest reserve. Francis Kankam 58,...
Covid

Step up stigmatisation education on COVID-19 – Ghana Psychological Association

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The Ghana Psychological Association has urged government and relevant state agencies to step up stigmatisation education on COVID-19 to maximise early reporting and reduce...
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Nobody is immune from COVID-19 – NCCE tells Zuozugu community

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Alhaji Abdul Razak Saani, Northern Regional Director of the National Commission for Civic Education has urged the citizenry to religiously observe the safety protocols...