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Social Covid Donation

Old Students of Holy Child donate to National COVID-19 Trust Fund

The National Union of Holy Child Past Students Association ( NUHOPSA) has donated GHC 70,000 to the National COVID-19 Trust Fund. Mrs Ekua Asor Anyimadu-Antwi,...
Social Prisoners Release

Nana Dankawoso to help release prisoners owing fines

Nana Appiagyei Dankawoso I, the President of the Ghana National Chamber of Commerce and Industry has pledged his commitment to settle the fines of...

Public advised to stop stigmatizing Covid-19 patients

Ms Shalomina Awuku-Bekoe the Acting Officer of the Greater Accra Regional Information Services Department, has urged the public to desist from stigmatising Covid-19 patients. ...
Gncci President Donates To Nsawam Prison

GNCCI President donates to Nsawam Prison

Nana Appiagyei Dankawoso I, the President of the Ghana National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GNCCI) on Friday, donated assorted items to the Nsawam...
Test Facility

MiDA to construct a test facility and laboratory for GSA

Construction works on an Air Conditioning Test facility and a laboratory for the Ghana Standards Authority (GSA) will commence at the beginning of next...
Minneapolis Rebellion After George Floyd Police Killing

Minnesota National Guard and State Police Deployed in Twin Cities Rebellion

Third Precinct station razed while unrest spreads to St. Paul and other municipalities around the United States A cell phone videotaped deadly encounter between African...
A man is arrested by the police

Nigerian police nab 17 suspected pirates in major operation

Seventeen suspected pirates were nabbed when the Nigerian marine police recently launched a major operation in one of the hideouts in the country's delta...
African Union headquarters

Economic shutdowns caused by COVID-19 left thousands of African migrant workers vulnerable – AU

The African Union (AU) Commission on Friday said that the economic shutdown caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has left thousands of African migrant workers...
Covid Malawi

Malawi reports 70 new COVID-19 cases

Malawi reported 70 new cases of COVID-19, raising the total number of cases to 273, Chairperson for the Presidential Committee on Coronavirus, John Phuka,...
Schools Closed

South African teachers unions and school government bodies oppose school reopening

Five teachers' unions and three school governing body associations said schools are not ready to reopen next Monday, calling on those who are ready...
A tourist relaxes at Cottar 1920s Camp; travel insurances assures you security over the unseen

Postponed tourist bookings cushion COVID-19 impact on tourism in Botswana

Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE) listed tourism company Chobe Holdings has postponed tourist bookings to cushion the company from the COVID-19 pandemic impact. ...
foreign investment

Zambia’s agency assures safety of investment

Zambia's investment agency on Friday tried to assure both local and foreign investors that their investments are safe. The Zambia Development Agency...
Southern African Development Community (SADC)

SADC calls for enhanced cross-border trade

The Southern African Development Community (SADC) has challenged member states to address challenges stalling cross-border movement of goods and services during the COVID-19 pandemic. ...
Nigerian police

Nigerian police kills 2 suspected kidnappers in northern state

Two suspected kidnappers were killed and six others arrested in a police operation in Nigeria's northern state of Katsina, local authorities said on Friday. ...
Social Media

Social media companies should play bigger part in combating misinformation

Social media companies should play their due role in identifying, implementing and evaluating ways to curtail the spread of dangerous misinformation amid the COVID-19...

UN condemns killing of 8 Somali civilians

The UN humanitarian agency on Friday condemned the killing of seven health personnel and a civilian in Gololey village in Somalia's Middle Shabelle region...
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 government unveils guidelines for religious gatherings amid pandemic

The South African government on Friday unveiled guidelines for religious gatherings after the country eases COVID-19 lockdown restrictions. After wide consultations with the religious sector,...

Disinfection of schools at Manhyia North and South underway

The Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) is working in collaboration with Wyba Company Limited, a firm specializing in fumigation, to disinfect all basic schools in...

Women urged to lead fight against the spread of COVID-19

As the COVID-19 pandemic threatens world peace and the global economy, Deputy Minister of Defence, Major Derek Oduro (Rtd), has called on women to...

GHANBATT 86 marks Peacekeepers Day with Medals Parade

The United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL), Ghanaian Battalion 86 (GHANBATT 86) has held a Medal Presentation Parade to decorate personnel with the...
Bridge Construction

Residents disappointed over Bongo-Balungu Bridge construction

Residents of Balungu and its adjoining communities in the Bongo District of the Upper East Region have expressed disappointment at the government over its...
Health Donation Mine

PHMA receive PPE from Gold Fields Damang Mine

Gold Fields Damang Mine has presented Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) worth over $ 108,000 to the Prestea Huni-Valley Municipal Assembly (PHMA) in the Western...

Date for EC’s briefing of Parliament on Election 2020 inconclusive

The Electoral Commission could not apprise Parliament this week on its preparations so far in respect of the 2020 general election, contrary to expectation. ...
Health Facilities Express Gratitude To Umabo

Health facilities express gratitude to UMABO

Three health care facilities in the Bolgatanga Municipality of the Upper East Region on Friday expressed gratitude to the ‘Union of May Borns’ (UMABO)...
Social Mofa Donation

Callighana donates PPE to Ministry of Agriculture

Callighana Company Limited, a total agriculture solution company, on Friday donated Personal Protective Equipment worth GHC60,000.00 to the Ministry of...
Health Cso Ppes Donation

NORSAAC donates PPE to 10 districts in the North

NORSAAC, a Civil Society Organization (CSO) has donated Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to 10 District Directorates of health in the Northern, North East,...

Teenage pregnancy, incest, defilement on the rise in Sekondi-Takoradi

Ms Constance Baidoo, Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolitan Director for the Department of Social Welfare has bemoaned the alarming increasing cases of incest and defilement in peri-urban...
Covid Re Testing

Covid-19: Ghana government urged to prioritise psychological wellbeing of citizens

Mr Dominic Wunigura, the Programmes Coordinator for the Centre for People's Empowerment and Rights Initiative (CPRI), has reiterated the need for a linkage between...
Corruption Demonstration

Digitise all government essential services to reduce corruption

Participants at a stakeholders’ consultation on anti-corruption by political parties are demanding that the parties commit to ensure the digitisation of all government essential...
Flood Accident

Floodwaters wash away vehicle into drain in Ho

A late Thursday afternoon rainstorm plunged a commercial vehicle into a drain in Ho. The flood also brought tree logs onto...