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Akufo-Addo extends closure of Ghana’s borders by two weeks

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has extended the closure of Ghana’s borders by two weeks. The extension takes effect from midnight April 5, 2020. The Minister for Information, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah in a Tweet on Saturday said; “President Akufo-Addo has by a new Executive Instrument, EI 66, extended the closure of Ghana’s …

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Pardon closed down radio stations to boost COVID-19 sensitization – NDC to Akufo-Addo

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has urged President Nana Akufo-Addo to pardon the radio stations that were closed down for breaching the National Communications Authority’s (NCA) regulations. The NDC particularly criticised the closure of pro-opposition radio stations; Radio Gold and Radio XYZ in 2019 saying the state action was politically …

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COVID-19 patient who escaped from Tamale reportedly arrested in Accra

The Guinean who tested positive for COVID-19 but subsequently escaped from a quarantine facility at Tamale in the Northern Region has been arrested. The patient was arrested in Accra. Deputy Health Minister, Alexander Abban on The Big Issue on Saturday said while the patient was spotted and arrested before Saturday morning, it …

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Couple Names Their Twitter ns After Corona Virus

A couple in Chhattisgarh, a place in India has shockingly named their twins after Corona Virus. According to the mother of the twins, she delivered on the 27th March, 2020, a day there was a lockdown in Chhattisgarh. She added that since she delivered the twins during this pandemic, she …

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Coronavirus: Upper East records first case, total confirmed cases now 205

The Upper East region has recorded one COVID-19 case, the Ghana Health Service has said. This particular case has no travel history or contact with any confirmed case in Ghana. As at 3rd April 2020, Ghana has recorded a total of 205 cases of COVID-19 with five deaths. Currently, the …

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Kempinski to layoff workers over coronavirus – Finance Minister reveals [listen]

Management of the plush Kempinski Hotel Gold Coast City Accra is to lay off about 85% of staff as the novel Coronavirus pandemic has had a negative impact on their business. The hotel, in addition, will close down four floors of its multi-storey building with the aim of cutting down its operational …

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Voter roll: You say one thing as President and another in opposition – Akufo-Addo to Mahama

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has stated emphatically that the peace and stability of the nation which is being enjoyed by the Ghanaian people will be maintained in the aftermath of the 7th December general elections. President Akufo-Addo was speaking at the 20th-anniversary celebration of the founding of the Tertiary …

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uniBank case: What the State presented to court against accused persons

The nine persons standing trial for the alleged GHC5.7 billion loss which collapsed uniBank in August 2018 have been slapped with 68 charges by the Attorney-General (AG). The charges range from fraudulent transactions to money laundering. After 17 years of operations, uniBank, a private commercial bank was declared insolvent. It …

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There will be no strife, conflict after 7th December – Akufo-Addo tells Mahama

The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has stated emphatically that the peace and stability of the nation which is being enjoyed by the Ghanaian people will be maintained in the aftermath of the 7th December general elections. President Akufo-Addo was responding to assertions made by the former President Mahama to …

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Libya peace talks in limbo after attack on main port

Tripoli was attacked as representatives of the warring rivals were holding talks The UN-backed Libyan government says it’s pulling out of peace talks in Geneva after forces loyal to a rival parliament shelled the capital, Tripoli. Shipping in the port was targeted, prompting the national oil company to order all …

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Coronavirus: Government ships food items to stranded Ghanaian students in China

China’s latest official figures released on Tuesday put the overall death toll at 1,868 and 72,436 infections. The government has dispatched cartons of assorted local food items to China to be distributed to 151 Ghanaian students stranded in Wuhan, the epicentre of the new coronavirus disease. Foreign Affairs Minister, Shirley …

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Robert Mensah- Ghana’s Greatest Goal Keeper

Robert Mensah was born in Cape Coast, in the Central Region of Ghana in 1939. He was a Ghanaian goalkeeper known for his performances with Mysterious Dwarfs, Sekondi Independence Club, Tema Textiles Printing and most prominently, Asante Kotoko and the National Team. Robert Mensah career He was the reigning Africa’s …

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Reward me before I die’ – Ogidi Brown tells Akufo-Addo

Music Producer and CEO of OGB Music, Ogidi Brown, has called on the President Akufo-Addo to reward him before he passes on to his maker. In an emotional message on his Facebook page, the artiste, who is on admission at the hospital stated that since he started doing commercial music …

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Elect me to do more – Farouk Aliu Mahama to Yendi NPP

Having helped hundreds and thousands of Yendi youth with jobs, men and women with livelihoods and opportunities due to his networks in and outside Ghana, son of late Vice President of the Republic of Ghana, Alhaji Aliu Mahama, Farouk Mahama is assuring Yendi of doing more should he be elected …

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UG decision against us too harsh but we accept it – Gyampo, Butakor

Two senior lecturers of the University of Ghana who faced disciplinary action over the sex for grade scandal say they accept the punitive measures taken by the University although they believe it is too harsh. Prof. Ransford Gyampo and Dr. Paul Butakor were slapped with six months and four months …

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