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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo

Ghana extends COVID-19 restrictions for 3 months

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Ghanaian President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo announced late Sunday a three-month extension of multiple restrictions to strengthen the country's fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. ...
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni

Uganda reopens places of worship amid COVID-19 pandemic

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Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni announced on Sunday the reopening of places of worship with no more than 70 attendees, amid a recent spike...
Mapping Africa

Africa’s COVID-19 cases near 1.4 mln as death toll hits 33,818

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The total number of confirmed COVID-19 positive cases in Africa has reached 1,399,186 as of Sunday, the Africa CDC said. The...
Hearts versus Kotoko

President lifts restriction on contact sports

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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo announced Sunday the lifting of COVID-19 restrictions on contact sports. Speaking in a televised national broadcast on measures...
Ghanaian evacuees from Lebanon going through immigration checks at the Kotoka international Airport in Accra

Testing passengers for COVID-19 at the airport pays off – President

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President Akufo-Addo says Government's decision to test international passengers for COVID-19 at the Kotoka International Airport (KIA) has paid off. He said the...
Masks

President Akufo-Addo extends mandatory wearing of face mask to December

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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has extended the mandatory wearing of face masks to December 2020. He said on Sunday that he had...
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo

Don’t get complacent in COVID-19 fight – President

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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has admonished Ghanaians not to underestimate the coronavirus pandemic but to stay consistent with set safety and hygience protocols...
Osagyefo Dr. Kwame Nkrumah

Ghana marks Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Day

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Ghanaians will on Monday September 21, 2020 mark Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Day as a Statutory Public Holiday. The day is set aside...
Covid

COVID-19 exacerbates challenges in Africa’s education system: AU

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The African Union (AU) Commission on Sunday said that the advent of the COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated challenges in Africa's education system. "The advent of...
jail bars

Five more prison escapees killed, one captured in Uganda after massive jailbreak

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Five more prison escapees have been killed, bringing the total number of inmates killed to 13 in an ongoing pursuit of 219 inmates who...
Illegal Immigrants

Libyan Coast Guard rescues 128 illegal immigrants

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The Libyan Coast Guard on Saturday rescued 128 illegal immigrants off the country's western coast, authorities said. "The Coast and Ports Guard handed over to...
Africa Map

Africa’s COVID-19 cases near 1.4 mln as death toll hits 33,818

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The total number of confirmed COVID-19 positive cases in Africa has reached 1,399,186 as of Sunday, the Africa CDC said. The continental...
Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia

President Akufo-Addo’s sterling leadership saved Ghana from COVID-19 pandemic

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Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has attributed Ghana’s success story so far in the COVID-19 fight to the sterling leadership of President Akufo-Addo. While...
Maternal mortality rate

Drivers told to help Curb Maternal Mortality

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The Central Regional Office of the Ghana Health Service (GHS) has tasked commercial Drivers to continue to play positive roles in curbing the increasing...
Wpid Students

Forty-three pregnant girls write WASSCE, BECE in Kassena-Nankana West

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The Kassena-Nankana West District of the Upper East Region has recorded 43 pregnancies in the just ended West Africa Senior Schools Certificate Examination (WASSCE)...
accident

Eight juvenile footballers perish in fatal accident

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The Ghana Football Association (GFA) is mourning the death of eight juvenile players, who perished in an accident last Saturday, September 19, after the...
Epa Award

EPA rewards 2019 Best Journalist in Environmental Reporting

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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has presented a laptop with its accessories, and a cash award to the Ghana Journalists Association's (GJA) 2019 Best...
Flood

Five dead, seven injured in Upper East floods

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Five persons died and seven got injured in recent floods in the Upper Region, preliminary data from the Regional Directorate of the National Disaster...
Death Players

Speeding was cause of accident killing six juvenile players

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The Police Motor Traffic and Transport Department (MTTD) has cited speeding as the major contributory factor resulting in last Saturday’s (September 19) fatal accident,...
Late Mr Richard Chebure

Bia East DCE laid to rest

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The mortal remains of the late Mr Richard Chebure, Bia East District Chief Executive (DCE), have been laid to rest at the...
Mr Jerry Asamani

No School children was drowned in floods-NADMO Director

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Mr Jerry Asamani, the Upper East Regional Director of the National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) has dismissed claims that some school children got drowned...
Bottom Up Development

Men encouraged to be agents of change

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Pastor Philip Ackumey, Resident Pastor for the Apremdo District of the Church of Pentecost (CoP) in the Western Region has called on men in...
Mr Thomas Lambon Upper East Regional Grnma Chairman

GRNMA urges managers to direct attacks to employer

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The Upper East Regional branch of the Ghana Registered Nurses and Midwives Association (GRNMA) has urged managers of public health care facilities in the...
child marriage

Increase legal fine for perpetrators of child marriage – Facilitators

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Facilitators of Men and Boys Club in the Central Region have called on the judiciary to as a matter of urgency issue stiffer punishment...
Reverend Thomas Henry Quamson

Don’t undermine the COVID protocols

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The Reverend Thomas Henry Quamson, Head Pastor, Assemblies of God, Holy Ghost Worship Centre, Ashaiman has instructed his congregants not to undermine the COVID...
Likpe Classroom

Likpe Mate E.P classrooms turned animal pen zones

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Animals have taken over classrooms of the Likpe Mate Evangelical Presbyterian (E.P) Kindergarten and Primary Schools in the Oti Region following the closure of...
Gncci Credit Union

GNCCI establishes credit union to support businesses

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The Ghana National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GNCCI) has established a credit union to help raise funds to support businesses of members. Its establishment...
Professor Jane Naana Opoku Agyemang

NDC will prioritize welfare of the Aged – Prof Opoku-Agyemang

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In the quest to promote the welfare of the aged, Professor Naana Jane Opoku-Agyemang, Vice Presidential Candidate of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has...
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo

Ghanaians are appreciative of President Akufo-Addo’s achievements – CVM

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The Concerned Voters Movement (CVM), a Civil Society Organiusation has called on Ghanaians to be wary of the sweet promises the National Democratic Congress...
Politics Ndps Sensitisation

New National decentralisation policy and strategy to promote downward accountability and economic development

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Mahama Salifu, the Executive Secretary of the Inter-Ministerial Coordinating Committee on Decentralisation (IMCC) said, government is committed to deepening local democracy, improving internally...