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Seven health workers test positive for COVID-19 in Uganda

Seven health workers in Uganda have tested positive for COVID-19, ministry of health said here on Sunday. The ministry said in a...
Bus passengers sanitize their hands in Kigali, capital city of Rwanda, March 14, 2020. Rwanda on Saturday registered its first case of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the ministry of health said here. (Xinhua/Cyril Ndegeya)

Rwandan young people throw themselves into volunteer work amid COVID-19

by James Gashumba "Keep a distance from one another, the new coronavirus is still with us," a young lady Jeannette Zaninka, speaking...

Tippy taps promote good hygiene practice in Namibian capital

by Ndalimpinga Iita At a dwelling in Havana informal settlement in Moses Garoeb Constituency in Namibia's capital Windhoek, Fillipus Shambwangala was setting...
Covid Malawi

Malawi citizens increase efforts to fight COVID-19

The COVID-19 is fast spreading in many cities of Malawi, a vast majority of citizens in the country are taking further steps in trying...
Donald Trump

How would U.S. exit from WHO harm global fight against COVID-19?

The U.S. exit from the World Health Organization (WHO) would undermine international efforts to fight against the COVID-19 pandemic that guarantee public health and...

U.S. states clamp down on protests demanding end to police violence over George Floyd’s...

Some 5,000 U.S. National Guard troops were deployed to patrol a dozen major U.S. states on Sunday amid ongoing George Floyd protests against racism...

Curfews imposed in about 40 U.S. cities as protests against police brutality spread

About 40 U.S. cities including Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Chicago and Washington D.C. have imposed curfews as protests against police brutality kept spreading for the...

Ghana government committed to building 88 districts hospitals – Akufo-Addo

Government is committed to the implementation of ‘Agenda 88’ - the building within a year, a fully-equipped, functional district hospital for 88 districts without...
Call For Easing Alcohol Restriction Sale Condemned In S Africa

Ghana announces easing of Covid-19 restrictions on some public gatherings

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo Sunday announced the lifting of the ban imposed on in-person religious services and other public gatherings, as part...
The Ghana Togo Border

President Akufo-Addo extends closure of Ghana borders

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Sunday night extended the closure of Ghana’s air, land and sea borders to human traffic, until further notice....
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Ghana eases some COVID-19 restrictions

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has announced the easing of coronavirus restrictions that would enable the partial reopening of some sectors of the economy...
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COVID-19: Final year students to resume school on June 15th in Ghana

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Sunday directed that all final year students are to resume from Monday, 15th June. He said the decision had...
Covid Post X

Africa’s COVID-19 cases surpass 140,000 mark

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases across the African continent reached 141,535 as the death toll from the ongoing pandemic surged to 4,069 as...

Nigerian resident doctors issue ultimatum for strike amid COVID-19 fight

Resident doctors in Nigeria have issued an ultimatum to embark on an indefinite strike if the government failed to address their demands within 14...
ICT sector

Nigeria’s ICT sector accounts for 14.07 percent of GDP in Q1

Nigeria's information and communications technology (ICT) sector has contributed 14.07 percent to the country's Gross Domestic Product (GDP), said the Minister of Communications and...
face masks

Face mask demand help people earn livelihood amid COVID-19 in Nigeria

by Olatunji Saliu From her small room at a low-income suburb in the Nigerian capital, Abuja, Deborah Olasupo makes scores of face masks daily...

Ghana’s COVID-19 cases reach 7,881

Ghana has confirmed 194 more cases of the new coronavirus, taking its total number of infections to 7,881 as of Sunday morning, said the...

At least 20 killed in gunmen attack in eastern Burkina Faso

At least 20 people were killed on Saturday as gunmen on motorbikes fired into a crowded market in Kompienga town in eastern Burkina Faso,...
President Akufo Addo

Ghana to announce COVID-19 containment road map

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo is expected to announce Sunday, at 2130 hours, a roadmap to easing of restrictions placed since March 15, 2020...
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UK aid-backed drone technology facilitates Ghana’s COVID-19 fight

A partnership between the UK aid and Gavi - the Vaccine Alliance - is supporting Ghana to use Zipline drones to collect COVID-19 test...
Inclusive Education

Parental involvement in inclusive education is essential

Ms Eunice Araba Turkson, an Educational Consultant in the United States, has underscored the importance of parental involvement to the success of inclusive education. She...
Social Donation Mp

Ellembelle MP donates plastic chairs to Esiama community

Mr Emmanuel Armah-Kofi Buah, Member of Parliament (MP) for Ellembelle, has assured the Esiama community of his preparedness to assist the town address the...
barrick gold

Gold output from large-scale mining sector up six percent in 2019

Gold output from the large-scale mining sector increased six percent to 2.989 million ounces in 2019 from 2.807 million ounces in 2018, according to...

Medical fees, a major challenge to victims of rape and defilement

Some few weeks ago, I met a young woman who narrated how her 11 year old girl was defiled by a 45 year old...

PLHIV needs support to adhere to COVID-19 protocols

Mr Dramani Yakubu, the Technical Coordinator of the Technical Support Unit (TSU) of the Ghana AIDS Commission (GAC) in the Upper West Region,...
Covid Case

COVID–19: Thirty-five Kuwaiti returnees test positive

Thirty-five Ghanaians who were recently brought home from Kuwait by the Government have tested positive to the new Coronavirus after an initial test. They represent...
Social Gsa Laboratory

Ghana Standards Authority hails MiDA for US$1.5 million Test Laboratory

The Ghana Standards Authority (GSA) has hailed the Millennium Development Authority’s effort to equip it with a modern testing laboratory to be able to...
Health Workers

Health workers in COVID-19 treatment centres still facing stigmatization

Dr Ebenezer Oduro-Mensah, Medical Superintendent of the Ga East Municipal Hospital, says despite the constant appeal by government for people to stop stigmatizing COVID-19...
Covid Negative

COVID-19: Ghana records more than 300 COVID-19 new recoveries

Ghana’s COVID-19 total recoveries have reached 2,841 after it 301 more patients recorded their second negative results after treatment, the Ghana Health Service has...
Education Construction School

Ghana Gas provides classroom block for Aggrey Memorial Basic School

The Ghana Gas Company Limited is funding the construction of a six-unit classroom block at the Aggrey Memorial Basic School within the Sekondi/Takoradi Metropolis. Mr...