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Kwame Nkrumah And Patrice Lumumba

Africa Liberation Day 2020: Continental Imperatives and the Global Healthcare Crisis

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57 years after the formation of the OAU the successor African Union member-states are battling a pandemic which has political and economic implications May 25...
Schools Closed

Stakeholders oppose reopening of schools in Ghana amid COVID-19

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Two major stakeholder organizations in Ghana on Tuesday expressed their opposition to the intention by the Ghanaian government to reopen schools amid the novel...
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UNFPA calls for accelerated efforts to end fistula by 2030

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Dr Natalia Kamen, the Executive Director of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), has called for accelerated efforts towards ending obstetric fistula by 2030,...
Information Minister Kojo Oppong Nkrumah

Information Minister clarifies report on Madagascar herbal medicine

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Information Minister, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, says, the report about Ghana having received Madagascar’s “COVID-Organics” – the herbal medicine, which the Island country in the...
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)

The coronavirus is a lesson to all that we adore

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The novel coronavirus pandemic has hit hard on nations that once claimed superiority in all things. From high medical standards to near-perfect systems, these...
Health Minister Kwaku Agyeman Manu

Ghanaians advised: Covid-19 will be with us for long

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Mr Kwaku Agyemang-Manu, the Minister of Health, on Thursday urged Ghanaians to learn to shape their lives around the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) as it...
Face Masks

Abide by the directives to prevent the spread of the COVID-19- Aye-Paye

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Mr Samuel Aye- Paye, Member of Parliament (MP) for Ayensuano Constituency in the Eastern Region has called on Ghanaians to abide by all the...
South Sudanese women display cash vouchers at World Food Program (WFP) station in Mingkaman, South Sudan, Jan. 23, 2020. WFP cash transfers are helping many displaced elderly women and children who face risk of starvation. (Xinhua/Denis Elamu)

South Sudan women venture into businesses as government eases restrictions

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As the novel coronavirus continues to disrupt livelihoods across the globe, South Sudanese women have shown their entrepreneurial spirit as the world's youngest nation...
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Ghanaian Startup Innovates to Support COVID-19 Fight 

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The spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has exposed the world to many of its deficiencies, and Africa is not left out.  The spread has...
Cyril Ramaphosa

South African president lauds nurses for role played in combating COVID-19

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To commemorate International Nurses Day, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa applauded the role that thousands of nurses played in the fight against the novel...
Pedestrians wearing masks are seen in downtown Tehran, Iran, Feb. 23, 2020. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday issued an order to form a national headquarters to cope with the outbreak of the novel coronavirus in the country, state TV reported. Since Iran announced the first batch cases of the coronavirus in the country on Wednesday, 43 Iranians have been confirmed infected by the virus, eight of whom have died. (Photo by Ahmad Halabisaz/Xinhua)

Iranian schools to reopen on May 16

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The Iranian Ministry of Education announced Tuesday that all the country's schools will reopen as of May 16, after almost three months of closure...
A man wearing mask walks on a street in Tehran, Iran, on March 7, 2020. The novel coronavirus has claimed 194 lives in Iran, the Ministry of Health and Medical Education announced Sunday. Kianush Jahanpur, head of Public Relations and Information Center of the ministry, said the total number of the confirmed cases now stands at 6,566, of whom 2,134 have recovered. Tehran records 1,805 cases of infection, the highest number among the country's provinces, followed by Qom with 685 cases and Mazandaran with 620 cases. (Photo by Ahmad Halabisaz/Xinhua)

Iran’s COVID-19 cases reach 110,767 with 6,733 deaths

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Iran's death toll from the novel coronavirus has reached 6,733 after 48 more people died from the virus overnight, the health ministry announced on...
President Nana Akufo Addo

Ghana extends ban on public gatherings amid COVID-19 spike

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Ghanaian President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has announced a 21-day extension of the ban on public gatherings in the country as efforts to halt...
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Swiss pharma giant Roche to supply Germany with COVID-19 antibody tests

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Roche would deliver 3 million antibody tests for the novel coronavirus to the German healthcare system in May, German Minister of Health Jens Spahn...
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Three COVID-19 patients recovered, four new cases reported in Burundi

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Three COVID-19 patients have recovered from the pandemic and four suspected cases have tested positive to the novel coronavirus in Burundi, the country's health...
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Uganda sees COVID-19 cases increase to 88

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Uganda's Ministry of Health on late Saturday reported three new confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing the East African country's total to 88. The ministry tweeted...
U.S. deports thousands of migrants

U.S. Deporting Migrants amid Covid-19 Pandemic

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Since the outbreak of the novel coronavirus some migrants and asylum seekers have been granted Portuguese citizenship to benefit from food security and health...
Yemen

Yemen records 110,000 suspected cholera cases since beginning of 2020

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More than 110,000 suspected cases of cholera have been recorded in Yemen since the beginning of 2020, the United Nations Office for the Coordination...
Anthony Fauci

White House blocks Fauci from testifying before Congress

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The White House on Friday blocked Anthony Fauci, an infectious disease expert and central figure in the administration's response to the novel coronavirus, from...
An Iranian policeman adjusts his mask on a street in Tehran, Iran, on March 7, 2020. The novel coronavirus has claimed 194 lives in Iran, the Ministry of Health and Medical Education announced Sunday. Kianush Jahanpur, head of Public Relations and Information Center of the ministry, said the total number of the confirmed cases now stands at 6,566, of whom 2,134 have recovered. Tehran records 1,805 cases of infection, the highest number among the country's provinces, followed by Qom with 685 cases and Mazandaran with 620 cases. (Photo by Ahmad Halabisaz/Xinhua)

Iran’s COVID-19 deaths hit 6,156

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Iranian Health Ministry reported that 65 more people died from the novel coronavirus overnight, pushing the total to 6,156 as of Saturday, according to...

GNA workers lauded for their efforts

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Mr Henry Adomako Oduro, the Chairman of Communication Workers Union of the Ghana News Agency (GNA), on Friday, lauded the role and tireless efforts...
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CSO platform on SDGs gives to less privileged

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The Ghana Civil Society Platform on Sustainable Development Goals, working with its strategic partners, has supported some less privileged groups with relief items valued...
Uganda Beefs Up Security

Uganda beefs up security at common border with Tanzania amid COVID-19 pandemic

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Uganda has beefed up security on a common border lake with Tanzania to prevent illegal entry amid the COVID-19 pandemic, a police spokesperson said...
Kotoka International Airport

Domestic Flights to Begin Operations From May 1

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Domestic flights will begin operations from May 1, 2020, Minister of Aviation, Joseph Kofi Adda, has announced. The minister made the disclosure while monitoring a...
Pharmacists at a traditional Chinese medicine hospital in Nantong, east China’s Jiangsu province dispense medicines according to prescriptions of a kind of Chinese herbal tea which has proven effective on the prevention of COVID-19, March 5, 2020. Xu Peiqin/People’s Daily Online

Traditional Chinese medicine builds solid firewall against COVID-19 for Wuchang district of Wuhan

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By Wang Junping By giving out traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) in residential communities, Wuchang district of Wuhan, once the epicenter of the novel coronavirus pneumonia,...
Soul Clinic International disinfects school

COVID-19: Soul Clinic International disinfects school and shares message of hope

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The world is held anxious and spellbound, as we collectively fight to eradicate the spread of the novel Coronavirus. With some countries recordings lowercases...
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director-general of the World Health Organization (WHO), speaks at a press conference after the WHO emergency committee's meeting on the novel coronavirus in China at its headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, Jan. 22, 2020. (Xinhua/Liu Qu)

WHO appeals for aggressive measures as European nations see silver linings in combating COVID-19

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As more European nations are pondering next steps to ease restriction amid encouraging news, the World Health Organization (WHO) warned on Monday that the...
Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaves 10 Downing Street in central London on February 26, 2020, to take part in Prime Minister's Questions (PMQs) at the House of Commons. (Photo by DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS / AFP)

British PM to return to work in Downing Street on Monday

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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will be back at work in Downing Street on Monday, about two weeks after leaving a London hospital in...
A man jogs near the White House during the outbreak of COVID-19 in Washington D.C., the United States, April 1, 2020. The United States became the first nation with more than 200,000 COVID-19 infections on Wednesday, according to a new tally from Johns Hopkins University. (Xinhua/Liu Jie)

U.S. COVID-19 cases top 900,000, research shows hidden outbreaks likely occurred “far earlier”

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More than 900,000 people were infected with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) as of Saturday in the United States, with the death toll exceeding 52,000,...
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Israeli researchers develop COVID-19 disinfectant from tap water

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Israeli researchers have developed an innovative technology to turn tap water into efficient and safe disinfectant against the novel coronavirus, Bar-Ilan University (BIU) reported. ...