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COVID-19: Frontline health workers should be tested- Prof. Fred Binka

A former Vice-Chancellor of the University of Health and allied Sciences Prof. Fred Binka has called for the testing of all frontline health workers for the COVID-19 virus. This...

Bernie Sanders suspends campaign

Senator Bernie Sanders has suspended his campaign to become US president. The development clears the way for former vice-president Joe Biden to become the Democratic party's nominee. Mr Sanders, 78, told...

COVID-19 will lead Africa into food security crisis- AGRA

Alliance for Green Revolution Africa, AGRA, has warned that the COVID-19 pandemic will lead Africa into a food security crisis that will affect the political, social and economic health...

Zoom banned by Taiwan’s government over China security fears

Zoom has been banned from government business in Taiwan in the latest setback for the hugely popular video-calling app. It follows revelations that some Zoom traffic was "mistakenly" routed through...

43 COVID-19 contacts in Tema test negative

Forty-three contact traced of persons who tested positive to COVID-19 in the Tema Metropolis have tested negative to the virus, Tema Metropolitan Health Directorate revealed on Tuesday. Speaking at a...

Africans ‘evicted from Chinese hotels over Covid-19 fears’

Hundreds of African residents and businessmen in China's southern city of Guangzhou have been evicted from hotels and apartments as local health officials rollout a testing campaign for Covid-19,...

Coronavirus: Twitter boss pledges $1bn for relief effort

Jack Dorsey, the founder of Twitter and payment app Square, has said he will donate $1bn (£810m) towards efforts to tackle the coronavirus pandemic. According to Mr Dorsey, the donation...

Shops and markets lockdown for disinfection at Suhum

As part of measures to fight the spread of the coronavirus in the Eastern Region, a disinfection exercise took place in all the markets in the Suhum Municipality. The markets...

Madina main market closed until further notice

The La Nkwantanang-Madina Municipal Assembly has announced the closure of the Madina main market for trading activities until further notice. The affected areas include; Doku, Nkulenu, Market Drive, Asante &...

COVID-19: Mortuary workers calls for dedicated morgue & PPE’s

In the midst of the hysteria surrounding the deadly Corona Virus, have you stopped for a minute to think about how the bodies of people who die from the...

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COVID-19 will lead Africa into food security crisis- AGRA

Alliance for Green Revolution Africa, AGRA, has warned that the COVID-19 pandemic will lead Africa into a food security crisis that will affect the...

Ethiopia declares state of emergency over conronavirus

Ethiopia's prime minister has declared a state of emergency because of the threat from coronavirus. This is the country’s third state of emergency in four...

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Bernie Sanders suspends campaign

Senator Bernie Sanders has suspended his campaign to become US president. The development clears the way for former vice-president Joe Biden to become the Democratic...

Africans ‘evicted from Chinese hotels over Covid-19 fears’

Hundreds of African residents and businessmen in China's southern city of Guangzhou have been evicted from hotels and apartments as local health officials rollout...