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Ghana Leagues remain on hold over COVID-19

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The Ghana Football Association (GFA) on Wednesday announced that the 2019/20 football season remains on hold due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The...
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Fortify and Wellbeing Foundation Africa Partner to Reduce maternal deaths in West Africa

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Partnership combines private sector ingenuity with local know-how and leadership to save the lives of millions of women and children suffering from iron deficiency U.S.-based...
Social Fire Distancing

Traders ignore social distancing to observe fire outbreak at Apremdo

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The protocols of social distancing and staying at home became meaningless to many traders at the Apremdo market, when they all rushed in numbers...
Covid Medical Supplies

Tanzania orders thorough checks of imported COVID-19 medical supplies

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Tanzanian health authorities on Wednesday directed relevant authorities to thoroughly examine imported preventive and protective medical supplies for the COVID-19 pandemic to avoid counterfeit...
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Kenyan university launches contact tracing app, ventilators to help address COVID-19 pandemic

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Kenyan university on Wednesday introduced a computer-based contact tracing case management application and ventilators to help address COVID-19 pandemic. Victoria Ngumi, vice chancellor of Jomo...
Sudan Potrait

Aid agencies strive to help South Sudanese refugees affected by COVID-19 in Uganda

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Hundreds of South Sudanese refugees seeking protection in Uganda's northwestern district of Adjumani said border closure due to the ongoing fight against COVID-19 pandemic...
Covid

Yale epidemiologist says U.S. response to coronavirus “close to genocide by default”

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An epidemiologist at Yale University on Wednesday launched one of the harshest attacks on the U.S. administration's response to the coronavirus pandemic, saying it...
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Maduro says captured former U.S. soldiers to be judged in Venezuela

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Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said Wednesday two former members of U.S. special forces captured in a failed attempt to topple him will be tried...
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U.S. states rush to reopen economy, but soaring death toll could be the price

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As COVID-19 continues to sweep across the United States with over 1.2 million people infected so far, several states have recently started to reopen...
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U.S. states rush to reopen economy, but soaring death toll could be the price

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by Xiong Maoling, Gao Pan, Tan Jingjing As COVID-19 continues to sweep across the United States with over 1.2 million people infected so far, several...
Uganda Beefs Up Security

Uganda’s COVID-19 cases hit 100 mark

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Uganda's COVID-19 cases hit the 100 mark on Wednesday after two cross-border cargo truck drivers tested positive for the virus, said the country's ministry...
TOPSHOT - A member of the Nigerian Armed Forces Sniper Unit wearing a ghillie suit takes part in an exercise during the African Land Forces Summit (ALFS) military demonstration held at General Ao Azazi barracks in Gwagwalada on April 17, 2018. - The African Land Forces Summit (ALFS) is a weeklong seminar held in Nigeria, bringing together land forces from across Africa to discuss and develop cooperative solutions and improve transregional security and stability. (Photo by STEFAN HEUNIS / AFP) (Photo credit should read STEFAN HEUNIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Nigerian military kills 343 Boko Haram militants in 6-week operations

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At least 343 Boko Haram militants were killed during various military operations held within six weeks in Nigeria's northeast region, said the defense headquarters...
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Ethiopian company plans to partner with Chinese companies for manufacturing ventilators

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As the world has been affected by the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and demanding ventilators used to treat COVID-19 patients, a company in Ethiopia,...
Real-Estate

Real estate sector in Toronto navigates COVID-19 contactless

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by Huixia Sun Empty restaurants, shuttered flower shops, and stranded businesses are everywhere in Toronto, the largest city of Canada. Economic bounce-back is...
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Cameroon’s minister upbeat about COVID-19 response after IMF loan

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Cameroon is poised to upgrade its emergency response towards COVID-19 outbreak following the approval of an emergency loan by International Monetary Fund (IMF),...
Covid

Senegal reports 104 new COVID-19 cases

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Senegalese Ministry of Health and Social Action announced Wednesday 104 new confirmed cases of COVID-19, marking the first time the daily increase exceeded 100...
Sierra Leone

COVID-19 cases in Sierra Leone rise to 225

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Sierra Leone's number of COVID-19 cases has increased to 225, with the highest daily rise of 26 cases recorded on Wednesday, according to...
Covid-19

Mali reports 19 new cases of COVID-19 as total hits 631

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According to a press release from Mali's ministry of Health and Social Affairs, 76 tests were carried out, among which 19 came back positive,...
Covid

Nigeria’s COVID-19 cases rise to 2,950, death toll at 98

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The number of coronavirus infections in Nigeria surged to 2,950 after 148 new cases were reported, the country's disease control agency has said. ...
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United Nations launches policy brief for persons with disabilities

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The Secretary-General of the United Nations, António Guterres, has called on governments to place people with disabilities at the center of COVID-19 response and...
Social Covid Support

Hollard Insurance supports Western Regional branch of GPRTU

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The Western Regional Branch of Hollard Insurance as part of its effort to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, has donated Personal Protective items to...
Gis Arrest

Nine Burkinabes arrested for illegally entering Ghana

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Nine Burkina Faso nationals have been arrested at Batoma and Beat Four unapproved routes in the Hamile Sector Command of the Ghana Immigration Service...
Girls In Ict Day

Second edition of ‘Girls-in-ICT competition launched

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The second edition of Girls-in-ICT competition, otherwise known as 'MISSGIG Ghana', has been launched by the Minister of Communications, Mrs Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, in Accra. The...
Sista Afia

Medikal didn’t write my verses – Sista Afia

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Ghanaian female music sensation, Sista Afia has debunked claims which suggest that Medikal wrote the verses on her new single "U Got Nerves". ...
Frank Fuseini Adongo

Collective Fight against COVID-19 will protect human resource-MP

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Mr Frank Fusieni Adongo, the Upper East Deputy Regional Minister and Member of Parliament (MP) for the Zebilla Constituency has reiterated the need to...
Health Chiefs Empowerment

Traditional Authorities empowered to help sensitize communities on COVID-19

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The Center for Indigenous Knowledge and Organizational Development (CIKOD) - North has empowered Traditional Authorities in the Nandom Municipality with appropriate information on the...
Medics work at the coronavirus isolation centre at the Mbagathi Hospital in Nairobi, Kenya, March 6, 2020. (Photo by Fred Mutune/Xinhua)

Kenyans resolute to fight COVID-19 as cases surge

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As COVID-19 cases rise in Kenya to stand at 582, the resolve to fight the disease is growing, with citizens striving to ensure those...
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Program launched to ease Botswana-China trade

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Stanbic Bank Botswana on Wednesday launched its Africa Agent Proposition (ACAP) which aims to assist Botswana's importers source quality goods safely and efficiently from...
Face Masks

Wearing of nose masks made compulsory in Western North Region

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The Western North Regional Coordinating Council (RCC) and the Regional Security Council (RESEC) has with immediate effect made the wearing of the face and...
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Aid agencies strive to help South Sudanese refugees affected by COVID-19 in Uganda

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Hundreds of South Sudanese refugees seeking protection in Uganda's northwestern district of Adjumani said border closure due to the ongoing fight against COVID-19 pandemic...