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Neem tree leaves, others being tested for COVID-19 treatment

The Centre for Plant Medicine Research at Mampong Akwapim in the Eastern Region is testing the effectiveness of Neem leaves and some herbs in treating COVID-19. The Director of the Centre, Dr Kofi Bobi Barimah who spoke with Radio Ghana's...

Ghanaian scientists gives more insight on COVID-19 findings

Scientists at the Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research and the West African Centre for Cell Biology of Infectious Pathogens, at the University of Ghana, says the research conducted on the genetic composition of the COVID-19 strain in Ghana...

Bawumia commends Ghanaian scientists for research on COVID-19 virus

Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia has commended Scientists at the Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research and the West African Centre for Cell Biology of Infectious Pathogens at the University of Ghana for identifying the virus responsible for the global...

Report reveals Ghana’s fisheries collapsing as trawlers take young fish

Ghana’s sardinella fishery is under severe threat from illegal targeting by industrial trawlers in an illegal transshipment trade known locally as “saiko”. According to a new report by the Environmental Justice Foundation (EJF), an international Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) working to...

Coronavirus: Scientists begin tests on two potential vaccines

Scientists in Australia have begun testing two potential coronavirus vaccines in "milestone" lab trials. The vaccines, made by Oxford University and US company Inovio Pharmaceutical, have been cleared for animal testing by the World Health Organization. Australia's national science agency will...

Africa Energy Forum held in South Africa

The acting CEO of Rosatom Central and Southern Africa, Ryan Collyer, has highlighted the global shift towards nuclear, not only in the energy sector as a means of addressing a myriad of other energy related issues. Mr Collyer was...

Ghana Science Association advocates COVID-19 scientific research

The Ghana Science Association (GSA) on Monday advocated support for scientific research into finding a quick cure for the COVID-19 disease. The GSA is “advocating support for scientific research into finding an expedited cure for the COVID-19 disease”. The association is...

Coronavirus: 1 billion children, 60 million teachers home worldwide- Report

A UNESCO report shows that more than one billion children are at home and 60 million teachers are not in the classroom following the closure of educational institutions worldwide, in wake of the global pandemic caused by the coronavirus. Clearly...

When will a coronavirus vaccine or drug be ready?

When will a corona vaccine be ready? How close are we to discovering a vaccine to immunise against the virus or a drug to cure COVID-19? These are questions that are keeping many scientists awake in laboratories throughout the...

Ghana to modify water sector information system

Ghana is to modify her water sector information system  to incorporate scientific and local knowledge systems in response to the country's highly variable climate. This will be included in  the National Water Policy which provides an opportunity for users to...

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The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, says successive administrations of the New Patriotic Party have been noted for coming up with innovative policies and...