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Coronavirus: British Airways expected to suspend 36,000 staff

British Airways is expected to announce it will suspend around 36,000 staff. The airline, which grounded much of its fleet due to the coronavirus crisis, has been negotiating with the...

Tema township calm with little or no traffic

As the country’s partial lockdown to check the spread of the deadly COVID-19 enters day three today, the old Tema township is reported to be calm. There is little...

Senchi and Old Akrade rail workers asked to go home

Ghanaians working on the railway crossing between Senchi and Old Akrade in the Asuogyaman District of the Eastern Region, have been asked to go home. The temporary suspension follows an...

People still travelling outside jurisdictions of locked-down areas

Some people are said to be still travelling outside the jurisdictions of the locked-down areas. The Ada West and East Districts in the Greater Accra Region and the South...

36 foreigners, two Ghanaians arrested for using unapproved routes into Ghana

Officials of the Immigration Service in the South Tongu District of the Volta Region have arrested 38 persons who allegedly entered the country through unapproved routes via Ghana's Eastern...

Commercial Drivers given one month ultimatum to compulsorily join recognized unions

The Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) has given commercial drivers (trotro/waawaa) in the city a month’s ultimatum to compulsorily join any of the 24 recognised transport unions of their choice. “Drivers...

Coronavirus: Commercial vehicles urged to reduce number of passengers

Effective today all passenger carrying vehicles including taxis seating one to three passengers on a row are expected to reduce the number to two, while those seating up to...

Summary: Restriction on movement Imposed on Selected Areas in Ghana

President Akufo-Addo has announced that effective Monday, 30th March, 2020 at 1 am under the Imposition of Restrictions Act, 2020 (Act 1012), there will be restrictions on movement of...

Coronavirus: China bars foreign visitors as imported cases rise

China has announced a temporary ban on all foreign visitors, even if they have visas or residence permits. The country is also limiting Chinese and foreign airlines to one flight...

More Immigration officers deployed to beef up security at Ghana’s Eastern Frontier

The Volta Regional Command of the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) has deployed more officers to beef up security at Ghana's Eastern Frontier with the Republic of Togo against illegal...

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Africa

Burundi releases thousands from quarantine

Burundi has released 2,261 people who were quarantined in facilities around the country for observation. Health Minister Thaddée Ndikumana said those released had shown no...

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...

World

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...