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Ghana’s COVID-19 cases rise to 7,687 with 152 new infections

The number of people infected with the novel coronavirus in Ghana has increased to 7,768, with 152 more infections confirmed, data released by...

Thousands displaced by floods across Uganda

Thousands of people have been displaced as a result of heavy rains, which triggered floods and landslides and caused havoc in several parts of...

5 Sudanese handed over to Lebanon after being arrested for trying to cross to...

The UN Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) on Sunday handed over to the Lebanese army five Sudanese nationals who were arrested in the morning...
Photo taken on March 20, 2020 shows an empty street in San Francisco, California, the United States. California Governor Gavin Newsom announced Thursday evening a statewide stay-at-home order for the most populous U.S. state in response to the rapid spread of COVID-19. Newsom asked all nearly 40 million Californians to stay home unless it is absolutely necessary to head out. (Xinhua/Wu Xiaoling)

California city official ousted for COVID-19 “herd immunity” comments

A northern California city official was ousted after he claimed on social media that sick, old and homeless people should be left to meet...
Uganda Beefs Up Security

Uganda warns of rumors of immunity against COVID-19

Uganda's ministry of health on Sunday warned of social media reports alleging strong immunity among Ugandans and other Africans against COVID-19, saying such rumors...
Gilead Sciences headquarters sign is seen in Foster City, California on April 30, 2020. - Gilead Science's remdesivir, one of the most highly anticipated drugs being tested against the new coronavirus, showed positive results in a large-scale US government trial, the company said on April 29, 2020. (Photo by Josh Edelson / AFP)

Gilead CEO says Remdesivir could reach COVID-19 patients within days

CEO of American biopharmaceutical company Gilead Sciences Daniel O'Day said Sunday that he expects the experimental anti-viral drug Remdesivir to be delivered for patients...

South Africa reports surge of COVID-19 cases after restrictions eased

South Africa reported on Sunday a sharp surge in the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases, two days after the easing of restrictions following a...

Liverpool deserve Premier League title – Aurelio

Former Liverpool defender Fabio Aurelio said Sunday that the Reds should be declared Premier League champions if the current season cannot be finished. ...
Tanzanian President John Magufuli

Tanzanian president assures teachers of payment during COVID-19 outbreak

Tanzanian President John Magufuli on Sunday assured teachers of continued payment of their salaries during the COVID-19 pandemic. The president made the...
Namibian President Hage Geingob addresses at the inauguration ceremony of the Walvis Bay International Airport new Terminal Building at Walvis Bay, Namibia, on July 22, 2016. The airport's new building was built by Chinese construction company, New Era Investments at a cost of about 900 million Namibian dollars (62 million U.S. dollars) and now is able to handle a sustained passenger flow of 200 passengers per hour catering for one-million passengers per annum. Walvis Bay International Airport is the busiest airport at Namibia's coastline. (Xinhua/Wu Changwei)

Namibian president applauds role of press in fight against COVID-19

Namibia President Hage Geingob on Sunday applauded the role of the press in the fight against COVID-19. In his message on World...

Global COVID-19 cases top 3.5 million

Global confirmed COVID-19 cases topped 3.5 million on Sunday, reaching 3,502,126 as of 7 p.m. (2300 GMT), according to the Center for Systems Science...
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Zimbabwe requires citizens to wear face masks in public spaces

Police in Zimbabwe will arrest anyone leaving their homes without wearing face masks starting Monday, deputy minister of Information Energy Mutodi said on Sunday. ...

Kenya confirms 30 new COVID-19 cases

Kenya's Ministry of Health on Sunday confirmed 30 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 465. ...
Plant Medicine

Tanzania warns against random use of medicines to cure COVID-19

Tanzanian health authorities on Sunday warned people against random use of different types of medicines in the hope that they can cure the COVID-19...
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Senegal reports 67 new confirmed cases of COVID-19

Senegalese Ministry of Health and Social Action announced on Sunday 67 new confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing the number of cases to 1,182 in...
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Basic Needs, CSOs donates to mentally ill persons in Accra

Basic Needs Ghana, a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) has presented food items, toiletries and immune boosters worth GHC 50,000 to 110 persons living with mental...

Journalists provide ‘antidote ‘to COVID-19 misinformation-UN Secretary-General

Mr António Guterres, the United Nations Secretary-General, has called for greater protection of journalists providing the “antidote” to a pandemic of misinformation surrounding the...
Information Minister Kojo Oppong Nkrumah

Press Freedom Day: The media is an “invaluable ally” in combating COVID-19

The Government has recognised the media as an "invaluable ally" in the fight against COVID-19 pandemic and would strive to make the media and...
Reverend Monsignor Henryk Mieczyslaw Jagodzinski

Pope appoints 51-Year-Old Polish Priest

Pope Francis has appointed the Reverend Monsignor Henryk Mieczyslaw Jagodzinski, Councilor of the Nunciature, Apostolic Nuncio to Ghana. By his appointment, he was raised at...

African Union urged to support Madagascar on its new found cure for COVID-19

The Kwame Nkrumah Ideological Institute (KNII), has called on the African Union, to support Madagascar towards marketing its newly found cure for COVID-19. "We urge...
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Health Experts should lead the fight against COVID-19-Dr. Anyagre-KNII

The COVID-19 pandemic should be tackled solely through the advice and practical applications of experts in the health sector. It should however by no means...
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Farmers advised to reach out to AEAs through telephones

Farmer Based Organisations (FBOs)have been advised to use the mobile phones to get to the Agriculture Extension Agents (AEAs) in the district for...

Enforce the law for vehicle inspections – PVTS charges DVLA

The Leadership of the Private Vehicle Testing Stations (PVTS) Association is demanding the Driver Vehicle Licensing Authority (DVLA) to enforce the law which requires...
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Yo-Na donates food items to Yendi Prison Service

Yo-Na Yakubu Abdulai Andani has donated a quantity of food items valued at thousands of Cedis to the Yendi Local Prison inmates, Persons With...
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“My Dream Modern Plus” supports drivers to fight COVID-19

As part of measures to ensure the successful fight against the COVID-19 pandemic in the Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolis, "My Dream Modern Plus", producers of cosmetic...
Prinpag Swears In Four New Board Members

PRINPAG swears in four new board members

The Private Newspaper Publishers Association of Ghana (PRINPAG) has sworn into office four new members of the Board of Directors, bringing to nine the...

Nigeria reports 220 new COVID-19 cases

Health authorities in Nigeria on late Saturday reported 220 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the country's total infections to 2,388. In the latest update, the...
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Israel’s top court begins discussing petitions against Netanyahu’s rule

Israel's Supreme Court began on Sunday to hear petitions calling to prevent Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu from forming a new government while facing a...

Two children killed by floods in western Uganda

At least two children were killed by floods following heavy rains in the western Ugandan district of Rubanda on Saturday, police said here Sunday. Elly...
Uganda Military

Uganda military to curb COVID-19 spread among troops in Somalia, Equatorial Guinea

The Ugandan military on Sunday said it has issued measure to stop the spread of COVID-19 among its troops in Somalia and Equatorial Guinea...