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Amnesty International

AI Ghana calls for measures to protect women and child rights

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Amnesty International Ghana (AI Ghana) has urged the government to institute sufficient measures to protect the rights of women and children. The global human rights...

Star Ghana initiates measures to improve maternal and child healthcare services

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Star Ghana Foundation (SGF), in partnership with Community Development Alliance (CDA), have initiated a process to address the impact of COVID-19 on access to...
water

UN official calls for measures to achieve universal access to water and sanitation

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UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed on Thursday called for measures to achieve universal access to water and sanitation. Galvanizing support to address the water crisis...
Lake Victoria

UNEP urges extraordinary measures against pollution in Lake Victoria

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The United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) has urged east African countries to consider adapting extraordinary measures to reduce the impact of environmental pollution on...
Court

Chief justice of Cameroon’s top court calls for measures to expedite judicial process

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Cameroon's Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, Daniel Mekobe Sone, on Thursday frowned at lengthy delays to the judicial process which he said was...
Social Illegal Migration

GIS firms up measures to curb illegal migration

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The Upper West Regional Command of the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) says it has firmed up measures to ensure that illegal migration into and...
COVID-19

WRCC outlines measures to contain the surge in COVID-19 Cases

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The Western Regional Coordinating Council (WRCC) has directed MMDAs to adopt and enforce alternate-days-for-alternative products at market centres to ensure social distancing. The directive, under...
Ghana Non-Communicable Disease Alliance (GhNCDA)

GhNCDA puts measures to tackle NCDs prevention and control

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The Ghana NCD Alliance (GhNCDA), a civil society organization has put in place measures to guide its advocacy in the prevention and control of...
Covid

Ghana launches COVID-19 support measures to mitigate impact

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The Ministry of Trade and Industry, in collaboration with the Ghana National Chamber of Pharmacy, has launched COVID-19 Support Measures to mitigate the impact...
NPP

NPP spells-out measures to consolidate achievements

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The New Patriotic Party (NPP) has spelt-out strategic measures to consolidate the achievement of the government over the past four years and the way...
Lockdown

Italy to tighten virus measures in hope of avoiding new lockdown

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The Italian government was preparing on Monday to adopt tougher measures against the spread of the coronavirus, insisting that a total shutdown of the...
Covid

Uganda warns of new measures to curb widespread COVID-19 community infections

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Uganda on Sunday warned of new measures to curb the spread of COVID-19 in the east African country amid widespread community infections, information minister...
A United Airlines passenger jet taxis to a runway at San Francisco International Airport in San Francisco

Egypt’s airports apply international highest-standard precautionary measures: minister

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Egypt has imposed international highest-standard precautionary measures to control the spread of COVID-19, Egyptian Minister of Civil Aviation Mohamed Manar said in an...
Europaba Big X

EU sees asylum applications sharply down due to COVID-19 emergency measures

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A 69-percent fall month on month in the number of applicants seeking asylum in the European Union (EU) in the second quarter of...
Medical workers treat a COVID-19 patient at the coronavirus unit in Mayanei Hayeshua Medical Center, Bnei Brak, April 13, 2020. (Nati Shohat/Flash90)

Dutch government announces new restrictive measures to curb virus spread

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The Dutch government on Friday announced new restrictive measures to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus. "The facts are alarming," Prime...
Makeshift Hospital

Turkey takes drastic measures against COVID-19 quarantine violations

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Turkish authorities on Friday introduced drastic measures against those who do not follow the COVID-19 quarantine conditions, the Interior Ministry said at a circular. ...
Makeshift Hospital

Kenya warns of spike in COVID-19 cases amid disregard of containment measures

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Kenya's Ministry of Health on Wednesday warned that low use of face masks and poor social distancing is likely to trigger a spike in...
Medical workers are seen in a COVID-19 quarantine hospital in Cairo, Egypt, on June 15, 2020. Egypt reported on Monday its highest single-day COVID-19 deaths with 97 fatalities, taking the death toll in the North African country to 1,672, said the Egyptian Health Ministry. According to the ministry's spokesman Khaled Megahed, 1,691 new COVID-19 infections have also been registered in the past 24 hours, bringing the total confirmed cases to 46,289. (Xinhua/Ahmed Gomaa)

Kenyans stick to COVID-19 containment measures even as cases flatten

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On Monday at about 9.30 p.m. in Kenya's capital Nairobi, the few motorists on the road rushed to leave the city as the curfew...
Makeshift Hospital

Libya starts new school year with anti-COVID-19 measures

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Most of high schools in Libya reopened on Monday for the new semester with precautionary measures against COVID-19 as authorities plan to reopen...
A Qantas airplane takes off from Sydney Airport, in Sydney, Australia, March 18, 2020. Virgin Australia airline announced Wednesday it would temporarily suspend all international flights as well as 50 percent of domestic services, in another blow to the industry by COVID-19. Australia's national carrier Qantas on Tuesday cancelled 90 percent of its international flights as well as 60 percent of its domestic capacity. (Xinhua/Bai Xuefei)

Ghana tightens measures against COVID-19 ahead of airport reopening

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Ghanaian aviation authorities announced Monday a raft of tough measures to ensure the safety of passengers and prevent the importation of COVID-19 ahead...
WHO

WHO cautions Kenya against easing COVID-19 containment measures

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The World Health Organization (WHO) on Monday cautioned Kenya against relaxing measures aimed at containing the COVID-19 pandemic. WHO said in...
vaccine

UK unveils new measures to support mass rollout of safe COVID-19 vaccines

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A raft of measures to allow the safe future mass rollout of a COVID-19 vaccine have been outlined by the government, the British Department...
Iom Staff

Zambia enhances preventive measures to curb COVID-19 spike

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The Zambian government on Wednesday announced tough COVID-19 measures on public transporters as part of efforts to curb the spike in cases. ...
Covid-19

Rwanda strengthens measures in response to recent spike in COVID-19 cases

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Rwanda has reinforced efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19 in response to a recent spike in infections, Rwandan State Minister in charge of...
Makeshift Hospital

Kenya to mainstream COVID-19 emergency financial sector regulatory measures

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Kenya should mainstream emergency financial sector regulatory measures implemented in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic into the regulatory framework to prepare the sector...
NAKURU, April 6, 2020 (Xinhua) -- A public health official sprays disinfectant on a building to contain the spread of COVID-19 pandemic in Nakuru town, Kenya, April 3, 2020. The ministry of health on Sunday confirmed 16 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of those infected so far to 142. (Xinhua/Sheikh Maina)

Kenya registers higher COVID-19 infections in rural counties after opening-up

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Until three months ago, COVID-19 infections were largely concentrated in Kenya's capital Nairobi, its neighborhoods and the coastal city of Mombasa. ...
President Yoweri Museveni

Ugandan president to announce new measures to curb COVID-19 spike

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Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni is to introduce new measures to curb the recent spike of COVID-19 infections and deaths in the East African country,...
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison (R) and Australian Treasurer Josh Frydenberg (L) arrive to speak to the media prior to a press conference at Parliament House in Canberra, Australia, 12 March 2020. Morrison announced an economic stimulus package, worth 17.6 billion Australian dollar (around 11.4 billion US dollar) for the fiscal year, to keep the Australian economy from entering into a recession due to the coronavirus epidemic. EPA/LUKAS COCH AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND OUT

Australian PM announces extension of coronavirus economic stimulus measures

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The Australian government announced an extension for its coronavirus economic stimulus measures on Tuesday as the country reported 388 new cases of COVID-19 in...
Education Reopening Schools

COVID–19: measures to successfully reopen schools in Builsa South District

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The Ghana Education service in recent times has been critized by various teacher unions and key stakeholders in the provision of education following a...
Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis (C) walks along the German Ambassador to Greece Ernst Reichel (L) and the Greek Alternate Minister of Migration and Asylum Giorgos Koumoutsakos in Athens, Greece, on April 18, 2020. TO GO WITH "Greek PM urges for more European solidarity as 49 unaccompanied refugee minors depart for Germany" (Xinhua/Marios Lolos)

Greece eases 6-week coronavirus lockdown, focuses on measures to “stay safe”

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Greeks have started a gradual return to normalcy on Monday, with the partial lifting of the restrictive measures imposed on March 23 to contain...