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Dr Patrick Kuma Aboagye

COVID-19: Ghana looks at revising recovery testing

Ghana is considering revising its standard testing that determines the recovery of COVID-19 patients, in order to decongest facilities, and ease pressure on testing...
Ghana premier league

Ghana’s premier league to be made an independent body

The executive council of the Ghana Football Association (GFA) has taken a decision to make the Ghana Premier League autonomous. The council...
novel coronavirus

COVID-19 cases in Cape Verde surpass 200, with 27 new cases

Cape Verde on Thursday reported 27 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Praia, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the country to...

COVID-19 cases in Guinea-Bissau surpass 500, with 89 new cases

Guinea-Bissau reported 89 new confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing the country's total number of confirmed cases to 564, Tumane Balde, spokesperson of the...
Adamawa police

Nigeria’s police nab 23 criminal suspects in NE state

Nigerian police said on Thursday that they had arrested 23 criminal suspects, including alleged kidnappers and armed bandits in the northeastern state of Adamawa. ...
Jack Ma Foundation Delivers Second Consignment Of Donations To Botswana

Cameroonian official hails Chinese medical donations

A Cameroonian governor on Thursday thanked the Chinese government for providing medical supplies and hailed the cooperation between China and Cameroon in fighting against...
East Africa Business Bloc

East African business CEOs call for free movement of cargo amid COVID-19 pandemic

Chief executive officers of the national private sector associations in the East African Community (EAC) region have called for free movement of cargo across...

Namibians find respite in stage 2 of lockdown

by Tirivangani Masawi Ndamona Nambahu is a 26 year old mother of three residing in Hakahana, suburb of Namibia's capital Windhoek. Nambahu survives...

Botswana to introduce new online tax collection system

As Botswana seeks measures to increase revenue collection without increasing tax rates, a new online collection system dubbed Lekgetho Live Tax Management System is...
gold mining

EU funds Zambia to boost gold mining

The Zambian government on Thursday received gold mining equipment funded by the European Union (EU) to improve gold mining. The equipment, including...

Zambian cabinet praised for approval of NGO law

A consortium of civil society organizations on Thursday commended the Zambian government for approving in principle the repeal and replacement of the Non-Governmental Organization...
insurance over

Zambia insurance regulator issues guidelines in view of COVID-19

Zambia's regulator of the insurance industry on Thursday announced guidelines for the industry in view of the COVID-19. The guidelines are meant...

Confucius institute in Namibia to continue with language promotion, culture exchange

The Confucius Institute at the University of Namibia (UNAM) said despite the sidetrack by the COVID-19 outbreak, their work plan in Namibia is set...

Abducted Nigerian journalist released by gunmen in SE state

A female Nigerian journalist who was kidnapped on Monday by gunmen in the southeastern state of Abia regained freedom and reunited with her family,...
United Nations

UN urges South Sudan to speed up peace process

The UN envoy for South Sudan on Thursday called on the country's leaders to complete the outstanding tasks in the 2018 peace deal in...
Tanzania Reinforces Anti Poaching Efforts

Tanzania reinforces anti-poaching efforts

A Tanzanian government cabinet minister told parliament on Thursday that the country is working to fight against poaching. "The government is continuing reinforcing anti-poaching efforts...

Melinda Gates gives U.S. administration “D-minus” for coronavirus response

Melinda Gates on Thursday gave a mark of "D-minus" for the lack of national coordination when asked to grade the U.S. administration's response to...

UN says 85 children released from detention in South Sudan due to COVID-19

At least 85 children were released from detention on Thursday in South Sudan as preventive measure amid surge in COVID-19 cases, the UN...

COVID-19 updates: More countries worldwide considering easing restrictions

The following are the updates on the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. - - - - ISLAMABAD -- Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan said here...

Ghana’s COVID-19 cases jump to 3,091

The number of novel coronavirus cases in Ghana has increased to 3,091, as the Ghana Health Service (GHS) confirmed 372 more cases here early...

Freight Forwarders entreat government to suspend UNIPASS

Members of the Ghana Institute of Freight Forwarders have staged a protest to press home to government the need to suspend UNIPASS and revert...
Mother Child

Raybow Hotel targets home delivery to honor mothers on Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is celebrated on the second Sunday of May to honour motherhood and pay homage to mothers who have and continue to inspire...

Disregard publication on Government Protocol Scholarship – Commission

The Office of the Public Services Commission has urged the public to disregard any publication titled "Government Protocol Scholarship" form purported to come from...

Scholarship Secretariat calls for more application from WR and WNR

Despite the over 75,000 Electronic scholarship applications received by the Ghana Scholarship Secretariat for the 2020/2021 academic year, the representations from the Western...

FBO should encourage their members to donate blood

The National Blood Service has appealed to Faith Based Organizations (FBO) to encourage their members through their online services to donate blood to replenish...
Social Inspection Goods

Expired goods confiscated at Achiase

The Achiase District Assembly has undertaken an inspection exercise to confiscate expired manufactured products at the main markets to discourage the sale of unwholesome...
Social Aswim Sensitisation

COVID-19 Response: ASWIM urges traders to be serious about prevention

The Association of Women in Media (ASWIM), has advised traders, especially market women to strictly adhere to the preventive etiquette of social distancing, regular...
Social Campaign Launch

Global generosity to support less privileged under COVID-19 launched

Mr Emmanuel Marfo, the Country Lead of Giving Tuesday – Ghana, an international philanthropic organisation has called on individuals, organizations and interested partners to...
Isaac Dasmani As Mce For Prestea Huni Valley

President nominates Isaac Dasmani as MCE for Prestea-Huni Valley

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has nominated Dr Isaac Dasmani as the Municipal Chief Executive for the Prestea-Huni Valley Municipality of the Western Region. Dr...
Children Disabilities

Gender Minister reminds parents of their filial care to children with disabilities

Mrs Cynthia Mamle Morrison, the Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection, has appealed to parents of children with disability to cater for them...