NGO donates COVID-19 protective items to communities

Mr Emmanuel Mintah, the Chief Executive Director of the Ark Development Organisation says COVID-19 is real and advised the youth, especially the girls to refrain from social vices. He asked them to abide by the health safety measures by wearing the nose masks, washing of hands and the use of hand sanitizers. Mr Mintah gave […]

COVID-19 testing not abandoned — Ghana Health Service

The Director General of the Ghana Health Service (GHS), Dr Patrick Kuma-Aboagye, has said that testing for COVID-19 has not stopped in the country, contrary to claims in certain circles. He said testing was still going on at the Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research (NMIMR), the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital, the Kumasi Centre for […]

Government secures private sector investment to revive Akosombo textiles

The government has secured private sector investment to revive the Akosombo Textiles Limited (ATL), Mr Alan Kyerematen, the Minister of Trade and Industry, has said. He said contrary to claims in certain quarters that the operations of ATL had grounded completely, the government was rather up to the task and the future looked good for […]

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 […]

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 […]

Covid-19: Wear face masks in Ghana or be jailed 3 months

The Minister of Information, Mr Kojo Oppong-Nkrumah, says the government was considering legal options to enforce personal preventive etiquette as part of measures to halt the spread of the Coronavirus disease (Covid-19). He said, the legal options, when rolled out, would ensure that people adhere strictly to personal preventive protocols, which include the wearing of […]

Stigmatised COVID-19 Patient Now Ambassador

The woman, Matilda Agamu, who lives in Bolgatanga in the Upper East Region with her family, has been stigmatised by her neighbours and the community since she returned home from the treatment centre, but instead of caving in, she says the experience has rather emboldened her to speak out against stigmatisation and help educate people […]