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President Akufo-Addo speaks on killing of George Floyd

President Akufo-Addo has expressed shock and disgust at the killing of an unarmed   African–American, George Floyd, by a caucasian Police Officer in the US. In a Facebook post, the President said...

COVID-19: Ghana’s restrictions to be eased in phases starting with religious gatherings

President Akufo-Addo has reviewed the ban on social gatherings which were imposed as part of measures to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease. A total of 100 people...

Ghana’s confirmed cases of COVID-19 reaches 8,070

One hundred and eighty-nine (189) new cases of the novel Coronavirus have been recorded, bringing Ghana’s case count to 8,070. One hundred and six (106) more persons have also recovered...

Reopening of schools: GNAT tenders 19 requests to government for consideration

The Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) has put forward nineteen requests it wants government to fulfill before taking any decision to reopen schools. Topmost among the list is a...

COVID-19: Decision on restriction on movements and social gatherings to be made on Friday

The Senior Minister, Yaw Osafo Maafo says government will on Friday, May 29, make a final determination on whether or not to reduce restrictions on movements and social gatherings...

Ghana’s coronavirus case count jumps to 7,117 with 2,317 recoveries

Ghana’s COVID-19 case count has risen to 7,117 with recoveries now at 2,317.This was announced by the Ghana Health Service on its website last night. The update indicates 153 new...

President Akufo-Addo launches GH¢1 billion CAP Business Support Scheme

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Tuesday, 19th May, 2020, launched the GH¢1 billion Coronavirus Alleviation Programme Business Support Scheme, which is being provided by...

President Akufo-Addo launches stimulus package today

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo will today (Tuesday May 19, 2020) launch the GH¢600 million stimulus package to support Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) negatively affected by the...

COVID-19 vaccine must be freely available to all – President Akufo-Addo

President Akufo-Addo is advocating the need for COVID-19 vaccines, diagnostic and treatments to be made free and accessible to everyone when developed and approved. The President made the call in...

44-year-old KATH Maternity & Children’s Block will be completed in 36 months – President...

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Friday, 15th May, 2020, cut the sod for the reactivation of work for the construction of the forty-four (44)...

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Africa

Former African presidents condemn George Floyd killing

Former African presidents have condemned the killing of George Floyd as violent protests continue in the US following his death in police custody. The Forum...

Kenyan coronavirus prisoners transferred to hospital

Thirty-one Kenyan prisoners have been transferred to health facilities in the capital, Nairobi, after testing positive for coronavirus. They were among 59 other inmates who...

World

Arctic Circle oil spill prompts Putin to declare state of emergency

Russia's President Vladimir Putin has declared a state of emergency after 20,000 tonnes of diesel oil leaked into a river within the Arctic Circle. The...

Stalled vaccine programmes ‘putting children’s lives at risk’

Experts have warned that millions of children could die from preventable disease because of severe disruptions to vaccination programmes caused by coronavirus. At least 68...