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A health worker disinfects tent where people's temperature are checked at China-Uganda Friendship Hospital in Kampala in Uganda, March 27, 2020. Uganda has registered four new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of cases in the country to 18, according to the ministry of health. (Xinhua/Nicholas Kajoba)

Uganda reports 31 new COVID-19 cases

Uganda's Ministry of Health reported on Tuesday 31 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total confirmed number of infections to 253. Out...
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Mozambican cities dismantle disinfection tunnels following recommendation from health authorities

The west-central city of Tete, Mozambique announced on Tuesday that it dismantled two disinfection tunnels previously installed as a measure to contain the spread...

Seven soldiers wounded in landmine explosion in Cameroon

At least seven army soldiers were wounded by the explosion of a landmine in Cameroon's Far North region Tuesday afternoon, according to local media. ...
Aerial view the downtown area of Maputo, the capital city of Mozambique

Over 6,000 jobs lost in tourism industry in Mozambique due to COVID-19

The National Union of Hotel, Tourism and Similar Industry Workers (SINTIHOTS) of Mozambique said on Tuesday that 6,115 workers in the tourism sector had...
Jack Ma Foundation Delivers Second Consignment Of Donations To Botswana

Chinese businessman donates to Botswana to fight COVID-19

A Chinese businessman based in Botswana'S capital Gaborone on Tuesday donated 1.6 million Pula (about 142,000 U.S. dollars) worth of testing kits to the...

Tanzania’s Zanzibar urges traders to stop buying cloves directly from farmers

Tanzania's Zanzibar authorities on Tuesday warned traders against buying cloves directly from farmers. Said Seif Mzee, the Managing Director of the Zanzibar...
A scinetist is doing research on a vaccine against COVID-19 in Shanghai. Photo:Yang Hui/Global Times

Kenya scientists call for research support to speed up COVID-19 vaccine

Kenyan scientists on Tuesday called on the international donor community to support the east African nation with more funding for scientific research to accelerate...
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Kenya announces plan to construct mariculture resource center

Kenya on Tuesday announced plans to construct National Mariculture Resource Center to provide research on better fish farming systems. Peter Munya, Cabinet...
Covid China Holds Discussions With African Ambassadors Over Fallout

China to send medical experts to Equatorial Guinea on COVID-19

The Chinese government has decided to send a medical expert team to Equatorial Guinea to support the country in its response to COVID-19, a...

Ghana FA appoints Kotey as referees manager

The Ghana FA has appointed Alexander Kotey, a retired FIFA referee, as the federation's referees manager. Kotey will head the refereeing department...
Mapping Africa

COVID-19 ‘compounding’ peace and security in Africa

COVID-19 presents a risk of “further compounding and complicating conflicts and insecurity in that will have a lasting impact” in the post-coronavirus era,...

Africa’s confirmed COVID-19 cases surpass 115,000

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases across the African continent surpassed 115,616 as the death toll from the ongoing pandemic surged to 3,479 as...
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Ethiopia’s confirmed COVID-19 cases surpass 700

Ethiopia's confirmed COVID-19 cases reached 701 after 46 more patients were confirmed, the Ethiopian Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH) said in a statement on...
Photo taken on March 24, 2020 shows a seaside road amid curfew in Dakar, Senegal. Monday night, during his speech to the Nation, Senegalese President Macky Sall declared a state of emergency from midnight Monday across the national territory, along with a curfew from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. the next day. Senegalese Ministry of Health and Social Action confirmed on Tuesday that seven new cases of COVID-19 infection have been detected across Senegal, bringing the total number to 86 cases. (Xinhua/Xing Jianqiao)

Senegal reports 31 new COVID-19 cases as tally rises to 3,161

Senegalese Ministry of Health and Social Action reported 31 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, bring the total number of infections to 3,161...
Hand washing devices are seen at a market in Bamako, Mali, on April 3, 2020. In order to contain the spread of COVID-19 in the country, Malian government has installed hand-washing kits in public places for people to wash their hands regularly. (Photo by Habib Kouyate/Xinhua)

Mali reports 18 new cases of COVID-19 as tally rises to 1,077

Mali's health authorities reported 18 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, bringing the total number of infections to 1,077 in the country. ...

Nigeria’s COVID-19 cases exceed 8,000

Nigeria confirmed 229 new cases of COVID-19 late Monday, bringing the total to 8,068, including 233 deaths and 2,311 recoveries. The new...
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COVID-19 cases in Ghana reach 6,964 with 156 new infections

The number of people infected with the new coronavirus in Ghana has increased to 6,964, with 156 more cases confirmed as of Tuesday morning,...

Kulendi joins the Supreme Court Bench

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo Tuesday swore in Justice Emmanuel Yonny Kulendi, a renown private legal practitioner to the Supreme court, charging him...

Major markets in STMA to be closed down

The Leadership of the Sekondi Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly (STMA) have resolved to close all major markets within the Metropolis as a preventive measure to...

GDCA, YEFL-Ghana commit over GH¢147.000 towards COVID-19 fight

The Ghana Developing Communities Association (GDCA) and the Youth Empowerment for Life (YEFL-Ghana), as part of their Empowerment for Life Programme, have committed an...
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Ghana has no record of reinfection of COVID-19

Dr Badu Sarkodie, the Director of Public Health, Ghana Health Service (GHS), on Tuesday said the country has not recorded any cases of reinfections...

Ghanaians urged to avail themselves to census

Mr Isaac Odoom, the Asikuma Odoben Brakwa District Chief Executive, has advised Ghanaians to endeavour to make themselves available for counting in this year’s...
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Kofi Buah donates 200 bags of cement to flood victims in Nzema-Akropong

The Member of Parliament (MP) for Ellembelle, Mr Emmanuel Armah-Kofi Buah has presented 200 bags of cement to flood victims in Nzema-Akropong. The relief...
Nestle Ghana Limited

Nestle Ghana gives tricycles to waste collectors

Nestle Ghana Limited has presented tricycles, nose masks and picking tools to the Pure Water Waste Collectors Association to help in their operations. The donation...

Ghanaian foreign-based footballer donates to Osu Children’s Home

David Mawutor, a Ghanaian footballer with the Tajikistani football Club, has called on Ghanaians to observe all the safety protocols to help prevent the...
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Fuzak Company donates conference chairs to Northern Regional Police.

Mr Hussein Yushow, Chief Executive Officer of Fuzak Construction Company, has donated 100 multipurpose conference chairs worth GH¢ 40,000 to the Northern Regional...
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African Natural Resources Centre unveils publication to advance land reforms

In response to challenges across Africa on land ownership and use, the African Natural Resources Centre (ANRC) of the African Development Bank is launching...
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Upper East residents happy over COVID-19 recoveries

Out of the 26 recorded cases of COVID-19 in the Upper East Region, 20 have recovered and have been discharged from the treatment Centre...
Dr Patrick Kuma Aboagye

COVID-19: Ghana to decide on Hydroxychloroquine usage

The Ghana Health Service on Tuesday announced that the COVID-19 case Management Team will meet to decide on steps to take after the World...

Acheampong as chairman of Referees Assessors and Classification panel

The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has appointed Executive Council member, Mr. Frederick Acheampong as the Chairman of the Referees Assessors and Classification Panel. ...