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‘Your bold decisions have led to Ghana’s low COVID-19 infection rate’ – Togbe Afede to Nana Addo

The President of the National House of Chiefs, Togbe Afede XIV,  President. Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, for instituting the bold measures that have resulted in a rather low infection rate of 1.5% in the country. Delivering his remarks on Wednesday, 22nd April, 2020, when the Executive Committee of the National House of Chiefs held a […]

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Coronavirus: Germany’s states make face masks compulsory

All of Germany’s states have announced plans to make face masks compulsory to combat the spread of coronavirus. Bremen became the final federal region to back the measures, with its senate set to confirm the decision on Friday. Mask use will be compulsory on public transport throughout Germany, and nearly all states will also make […]

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Matt Hancock urges patients who feel unwell with a non-coronavirus illness to seek medical help

Matt Hancock yesterday urged seriously ill patients to contact their GP amid fears that thousands of cancers are going undetected. The Health Secretary stressed that the NHS was still open for anyone with non-coronavirus symptoms, especially those with suspected tumours, heart attacks and strokes. His statement in the Commons came after the Daily Mail yesterday […]

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COVID-19: 8,000 frontline police officers ordered to self-quarantine

Some 8,000 frontline police officers in the fight against COVID-19 have been directed to self-quarantine. As part of efforts to curb the spread of the Coronavirus in Ghana, the government placed a ban on public gatherings and partially locked down the Greater Accra and Kumasi Metropolitan areas. These measures were enforced by the Ghana Police […]

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Heart attack and stroke victims have to wait more than TWO HOURS for an ambulance

Thousands of heart attack and stroke victims are waiting at least two hours and 20 minutes for an ambulance in the coronavirus crisis. Emergency response times are the worst on record as paramedics face a surge in demand at a time when many are off sick. Patients with suspected heart attacks or strokes are bearing […]

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Trump marks Earth Day with tree planting at the White House with Melania

President Donald Trump marked Earth Day at the White House on Wednesday by planting a tree with Melania Trump on the South Lawn. ‘We’re doing something I love doing: planting trees,’ he told the guests. ‘I’ve always loved it.’ ‘This tree will grow, also, and it’ll stand tall and beautiful, and the future generations will be […]

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Total Ghana donates to COVID-19 National Trust Fund

Total Petroleum Ghana Ltd. as part of its contribution to help fight the spread of COVID-19, has made a presentation of GHC 100,000 worth of fuel to the COVID-19 National Trust Fund. Mrs. Mercy Samson, the Legal and External Affairs Manager, Mr. Frank Boamah, the HSEQ Manager and Mrs. Linda Andoh, Communications Manager of Total […]

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Coronavirus Australia: Just FOUR people test positive in a day

Just four new cases of coronavirus were confirmed in Australia over a 24-hour period, with the country appearing on track to defeat the deadly disease within weeks.  Australia’s handling of the COVID-19 crisis is quickly becoming the envy of the world as the infection rate continues to drop – known as flattening the curve.  As […]

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COVID-19: Atta-Mills’ ‘Dzi Wu Fie Asem’ policy lights the path

We have all agreed as a nation NOT to play politics with the, deadly, ravaging, rampaging, and ravenous global COVID-19 pandemic, and as a patriot, I have made it known on countless public fora that God Forbid that I play politics with the pandemic and so this write-up of mine, has nothing to do with […]

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I ended my marriage to Benedicta Gafah when I caught him making love with Obinim -Ex husband

– Advertisement – It seems there is more to Benedicta Gafah than actually meets the eyes. Ghpage.com has just made a shocking discovery about the beautiful Kumawood actress. Unknown to many fans of Benedicta Gafah, the actress was married in 2016 to a USA borga who could not resist her beauty. SEE ALSO: Benedicta Gafah, […]

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Some recovered South Korean patients re-tested positive, but likely aren’t contagious

In this September 9, 2019 file photo, Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt speaks in front of the US Supreme Court in Washington. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP In what could be the first lawsuit filed by a state against China, Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt filed a lawsuit Tuesday against the Chinese government over the loss of […]

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Tracy, Kennedy Osei’s wife sparks pregnancy rumours in a new photo on social media

– Advertisement – Tracy Ameyaw, the beautiful wife of Despite’s son Kennedy Osei has triggered a pregnancy rumour on social media in a new picture with husband. READ ALSO: Tiwa Savage turns gospel singer – See how she wowed fans with her new performance The two were out of the country for their honeymoon but […]

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ECOWAS leaders to hold virtual summit to intensify COVID-19 fight

West African leaders will tomorrow April 23, 2020, hold an extraordinary session through video conference to discuss the Coronavirus situation and the impact of the pandemic on countries under the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). Before this extraordinary summit, the Ministers in charge of finance and the governors of central banks from the […]

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Terrifying moment ‘gunman’ sparks chaos in Chatham by shooting at people from balcony

The gunman who streamed himself on Instagram firing shots from his balcony at panicked shoppers while rapping to Tupac is a record company boss, MailOnline can reveal. Michael Alunomoh filmed himself shouting down to armed police from the high-rise flat in Chatham, Kent, after around 50 shots were heard by frantic neighbours.  Mr Alunomoh posted […]

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High Court gives BoG, AG and receiver 10-days to respond to GN Savings’ suit

The Bank of Ghana, the Attorney-General and the Receiver of defunct GN Saving and Loans, have been given ten days by the High Court to file their response to the suit challenging the revocation of the company’s license. The court gave the order following the failure of the three defendants in the matter to file […]

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Kenya coronavirus: Mandera partially locked down, cases hit 303

April 22: Mandera locked down, cases reach 303 Mandera County has been placed on lockdown by Interior Minister Fred Matiang’i citing escalation of community based infections and classification of the county as an infected area. The measure includes: cessation of movement by air and road in and out of the country for an initial 21 […]

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Tenants refused 20% rent cut on luxury east London flats

Residents have been refused a rent reduction from their letting agent which told them to pay up ‘using the money they would have spent on lunches and holidays’. More than 100 residents in Shacklewell, east London, requested a 20 per cent reduction in rent from Tower Quay properties amid the coronavirus pandemic. They also signed a […]

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NPP Primaries: Supporters of Adwoa Sarfo, Mike Oquaye Jr clash over register

Some supporters of the two New Patriotic Party parliamentary aspirants in the Dome Kwabenya Constituency of the Greater Accra Region clashed on Tuesday, April 21, 2020, over a disagreement on the register to be used for the party’s upcoming parliamentary primaries. The supporters of the incumbent Adwoa Sarfo and her contender, Mike Oquaye, clashed in […]

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Pro-Conde politician elected speaker of Guinea parliament

Guinea’s parliament on Tuesday, elected a top ally of President Alpha Conde as its head, a move seen as cementing the president’s control over the country’s legislature after months of political tensions. The ruling party’s Amadou Damaro Camara was elected speaker of Guinea’s 114-seat national assembly with 98 votes in favour. Addressing lawmakers, the new […]

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Coronavirus UK: Lockdown seems to be easing with M25 ‘busier’

Pockets of Britain appear to be slowly returning to normal as traffic on the road increases, cafes reopen and shops resume trading as pressure grows for an exit plan from the lockdown ravaging the economy. Pictures taken from the M25, M5 and M4 today show a notably busier picture than in recent days, with a steady […]

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Government must provide clarity on community-specific lockdown – Group

The Africa Centre for Health Policy is asking the government to provide clarity on the intent to lockdown specific communities that experience spikes in cases of COVID-19. The Director of Advocacy and Research for the centre, Ignatius Terence Nnubeng said clear modalities for the intended plan must be unveiled before any attempt at its implementation. […]

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Keir Starmer tears into Dominic Raab over coronavirus blunders

Labour leader Keir Starmer tore into Dominic Raab over coronavirus testing and PPE blunders today as they faced off at the first ‘virtual’ PMQs.  Standing in for Boris Johnson in the Commons, the Foreign Secretary defended the painful progress towards the target of 100,000 tests a day by the end of the month. But after […]

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Chad to probe death of 44 detained Boko Haram suspects

Forty-four suspected Boko Haram terrorists were found dead in their cells in a Chad prison last week. Officials said the 44 were among a group of 58 suspects captured during a major army operation around Lake Chad marshlands launched by President Idriss Deby early this month. Youssouf Tom, the Chadian Public Prosecutor said: “We did […]

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COVID-19: Biggest market in Burkinabe capital reopens

Business resumed at the central market of the Burkinabe capital Ouagadougou on Monday, almost a month after its closure due to the coronavirus pandemic. The city administration decided to reopen the market to enable traders continue their daily activities and participate in the revival of the national economy, according to the mayor of Ouagadougou. Armand […]

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Coronavirus death toll in the UK ‘may have hit 41,000 ALREADY’

The coronavirus outbreak in the UK may have killed more than 41,000 people already when non-hospital deaths are included.  Office for National Statistics data, which includes victims who have died at home or in nursing homes, puts the total fatalities significantly higher than the day-by-day hospital tallies released by the NHS and Department of Health.   […]

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Accra comes to life as Ghana lifts coronavirus lockdown

After three weeks, Ghana became the first African nation to lift a coronavirus lockdown on its two biggest cities, Accra and Kumasi. President Akufo-Addo on Monday defended the decision of government to lift the partial lockdown. He announced the lifting on Sunday April 19, at a time cases had surpassed 1,000 and a number of […]

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Claims 3 million Ghanaians might contract COVID-19 false – Dr. Nsiah Asare

Special Advisor to the President on Health, Dr. Anthony Nsiah Asare has refuted claims that about three million Ghanaians will contract the novel coronavirus. According to him, such claims attributed to him is false. “I want to just make it very short that it’s not true that Ghana will have three million people infected before […]

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Spain hopes to lift Covid-19 lockdown in the second half of May

Spain today saw a rise in new coronavirus cases and deaths as prime minister Pedro Sanchez said the country is aiming to lift the lockdown within weeks.  Sanchez said the state of emergency will be eased in the second half of May while children will be allowed outside from this weekend after a backlash against […]

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