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COVID-19: Public urged to continue practicing safety protocols

Mrs Judith Dzokoto-Lomoh, the Deputy Comptroller-General of Immigration (DCGI) in charge of Finance and Administration, has urged the public to continue to adhere to...

South Sudan confirms 92 new cases of COVID-19

South Sudan's Ministry of Health late Saturday confirmed 92 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of people who have tested positive to...

Zambian government responds to deal with foreign firm on gold mining

The Zambian government on Sunday dispelled assertions that it was only interested in giving foreign firms licenses for gold mining in the country. ...
Schools Closed

Zimbabwe schools set to re-open amid government measures to prevent spread of COVID-19

The Zimbabwe government planned to re-open schools around mid-June after taking an early break end of March due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a senior...
Zimbabwe Returnees

Nearly 100 returnees escape from Zimbabwe COVID-19 quarantine centers

Zimbabwe police said 99 returning Zimbabwean residents have escaped from quarantine centers throughout the country, as the country tries to contain COVID-19 cases, local...
President Nana Akufo Addo

Ghana close to easing COVID-19 restrictions – Akufo-Addo

Ghana is close to announcing a roadmap toward easing of COVID-19 restrictions, Ghanaian President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo said Sunday. Akufo-Addo said...
Savana Signatures

Savana Signatures introduces, COVID-19 information in local languages

Savana Signatures, a local NGO operating in the Northern Region, has begun delivering real time information on COVID-19 in various local languages. ...
Kwame Nkrumah And Patrice Lumumba

Africa Liberation Day 2020: Continental Imperatives and the Global Healthcare Crisis

57 years after the formation of the OAU the successor African Union member-states are battling a pandemic which has political and economic implications May 25...
Africa Center for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC)

Africa’s COVID-19 death toll surpasses 3,200 as total cases exceed 107,000

The number of confirmed COVID-19 positive cases across Africa rose from 103,933 on Saturday morning to 107,412 as of Sunday morning, the Africa Center...

Ghana’s COVID-19 cases increase to 6,683

The number of people infected with the novel coronavirus in Ghana had increased to 6,683, with 66 more cases confirmed, the Ghana Health Service...

Doctor concerned over defying of COVID-19 restrictions

The Medical Superintendent of Swedru Municipal Government Hospital, Dr. Apetorgbor Dzordzegbe has expressed grave concern about how the youth of Agona West were defying...
Social Au Celebration

UBA to celebrate African Day with a dialogue on SDGs

The United Bank for Africa (UBA), is set to celebrate African Day with a virtual dialogue on the attainment of the Sustainable Development Goals...

PRINPAG congratulates Muslims on Eid

The Private Newspaper Publishers Association of Ghana (PRINPAG) has congratulated the Muslim community on the occasion of the celebration of Eid Mubarak marking the...
Akatsi South Npp Donates To Muslims On Eid Al Fitr

Akatsi South NPP donates to Muslims on Eid al-Fitr

The New Patriotic Party ( NPP) in the Akatsi South Constituency has distributed food items worth thousands of Ghana cedis to various Zongo communities...
National Chief Imam

Chief Imam calls for free and fair December elections

Sheikh Osman Sharubutu, the National Chief Imam on Sunday called on all stakeholders, especially the Electoral Commission to ensure a violence-free, fair and...
African Union

Celebrating AU Day amid COVID-19 pandemic

May 25th every year is celebrated as African Union (AU) Day to remember Africa's independence, freedom, and liberation from colonial imperialism. It's also marked to...
jail bars

Two jailed 20 years for stealing assorted items

Two unemployed men who broke into a businessman's room and stole assorted items at Mempeasem near Cape Coast have been jailed 10 years each...

Ghana records nearly 2,000 recoveries from COVID-19

Ghana has recorded 1,998 recoveries out of the total number of 6,683 confirmed cases of the novel Coronavirus disease (COVID-19), with 32 deaths. ...
Nana Ayimedu Obrempong Iii Krontihene Of Adjena

Chiefs advised to support security agencies to fight human trafficking

Nana Ayimedu Obrempong III, Krontihene of Adjena has called for collaboration between traditional rulers and security agencies to fight human trafficking through unapproved routes...
Fda Disposal

FDA destroys seized COA-FS and assorted items in Cape Coast

The Central Regional Office of the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has destroyed quantities of seized COA-FS food supplement and other assorted items declared...

CPP wishes Muslims well as they celebrate Ramadan

The Convention People’s Party (CPP) has extended warm and congratulatory greetings to members of the Islamic faith in Ghana and beyond for the successful...

May Salary will be paid on schedule – CAGD

The Controller and Accountant-General Department has said that May salary for Government Workers would be paid on schedule without any delays. This follows publications making...

Africa Regional Index underlines integration as key to building resilient economies

The second Africa Regional Integration Index (ARII 2019) has been launched by the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), the African Development Bank and the...
National Democratic Congress (NDC)

Greater Accra Regional Secretariat of the NDC congratulates Muslims

The National Democratic Congress in the Greater Accra Region has extended its felicitation to all Muslims in Ghana especially those in the Greater Accra...
National Chief Imam

Ghanaian Muslims mark Eid-Ul-Fitr

The National Chief Imam, Sheikh Osman Nuhu Sharubutu, will lead Ghanaian Muslims in prayers as they climax this year’s Eid-ul-Fitr. The event would be held...
votes issues

Ashaiman Chief Imam calls for peace during Election.

Sheikh Mustapha Harun Cisse, Ashaiman Chief Imam, has emphasized the need for Ghanaians to place the welfare and development of the nation above their...
Health Minister Sod Cutting

Deputy Minister cuts sod for work to begin on Gomoa Abonyi Polyclinic

Mrs Naana Eyiah Quansah, the Deputy Minister of Lands, Forestry and Natural Resources has cut the sod for work to begin on a Polyclinic...
Traditional Medicine

Apeakorang sure of efficacy of herbal preparation to cure Covid-19

Mr Kwadwo Atta Apeakorang, a social rights campaigner, has come out with a herbal preparation, claiming it can cure the Covid-19 global pandemic. He appealed...
Photo taken on April 9, 2020 shows some of the beds at the isolation centre in Mobolaji Johnson Stadium, Onikan, Lagos State, Nigeria. The Lagos State Government has deployed 60 medical personnel and support staff to the newly commissioned 110 bed space isolation centre where seven COVID-19 patients have been placed on admission. (Xinhua/Emmanuel)

Latest count of confirmed COVID-19 cases worldwide at 0500 GMT, May 24

The following are the latest updates on the COVID-19 global confirmed cases in hardest-hit countries by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at...
Southern African Development Community (SADC)

Zambia, Zimbabwe sign energy intergovernmental memorandum

Zambia and Zimbabwe on Friday signed the SADC (Southern African Development Community) Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (SACREEE) Inter-Governmental Memorandum of Agreement...