AMA to construct two-storey COVID-19 isolation centre at Kaneshie Poly

The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) has announced plans to construct a two-storey isolation centre at the Kaneshie Polyclinic as part of efforts to ensure the safe management of COVID-19 cases in Accra. The Mayor of Accra, Mohammed Adjei Sowah disclosed this in his sessional address at the first ordinary meeting of the first session of […]

Chaos at voter registration centres as applicants disregard coronavirus protocols

Long queues have formed at various polling centres across the country as Electoral Commission (EC) officials begin registration of eligible voters for the compilation of a new voters’ register for the conduct of the December 7, 2020 general elections The exercise has however been fraught with breaches of the laid down coronavirus protocols as most […]

Suhum flyover opened to traffic

President Akufo-Addo on Friday, June 26, 2020, commissioned the Suhum Overpass on the main Accra-Kumasi Highway, in the Eastern Region. At a short ceremony, the President said the project is part of government’s commitment to complete abandoned projects especially roads for the socio-economic growth of the country. He urged motorists to be highly careful when […]

Stranded Ghanaians in UK to be evacuated on June 17

Evacuation of stranded Ghanaians in the United Kingdom will be done on June 17, 2020. The Ghana Mission in the United Kingdom made this known in a statement outlining guidelines for evacuation. Prospective evacuees have been asked to pay the negotiated rate of fare to the airline tasked to transfer them to Ghana. The statement […]

NIA to begin issuing Ghana Cards on June 8

The National Identification Authority (NIA) will begin issuing 3,875,441 printed cards to Ghana Card applicants at 5,635 registration centres nationwide from Monday, June 8, 2020, to Tuesday, June 16, 2020. The Authority will be issuing the cards in time for the Electoral Commission’s compilation of a new voter register. The EC plans to make the […]

GHS explanation for coronavirus death toll disparity doesn’t add up – CDD Fellow

A Health analyst and a fellow of the Centre for Democratic Development, (CDD)Ghana Kwame Sarpong Asiedu says the Ghana Health Service explanation for the disparity for the country’s COVID-19 death toll does not add up. The Director-General of the Ghana Health Service Dr. Kuma Aboagye explains that the reason the additional deaths recorded in the Ashanti Region […]

Boost for coronavirus treatment

The National Blood Service (NBS) has announced that Ghana is ready to prepare convalescent plasma (CP) from recovered COVID-19 patients for transfusion as an empirical treatment for persons in life-threatening stages of the infection. The intervention is based on a research that patients who had recovered from disease outbreaks such as COVID-19 had a robust immune response to infections. […]