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Covid-19: Fear grips MPs over recent cases

Fear has gripped some Members of Parliament (MPs) from both sides after some colleagues tested positive for the coronavirus.

15 MPs, 56 staff test positive for COVID-19

Some 15 Members of Parliament (MPs) and 56 staff have tested positive for COVID-19. Speaker of Parliament, Alban Bagbin,...

Lecturer calls for closure of Parliament over ‘Covid-19 MPs’ [Audio]

JoyNews/AdomNews · Lecturer calls for closure of parliament over ‘Covid-19 MPs’ A lecturer at the Microbiology Department of the...
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Bagbin threatens to publish names of ‘COVID-19 MPs’

JoyNews/AdomNews · Speaker of Parliament threatens to publish names of ‘COVID-19 MPs’ Speaker of Parliament, Alban Bagbin, has threatened...

MPs to undergo mandatory Covid-19 test

Members of Parliament have been directed by Speaker Alban Bagbin to undergo a mandatory Covid-19 test. This comes as...
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COVID-19: All MPs, staff to undergo post-election testing

Members of Parliament (MPs) and all staff are to undergo a third mandatory COVID-19 test. The said test is...
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Ghana’s COVID-19 case count jumps again with 2,986 recoveries

Ghana’s COVID-19 case count has risen to 8,297 following the confirmation of 227 new cases. This was confirmed in...
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Mahama calls for full disclosure on MPs’ COVID-19 status

Former President John Dramani Mahama has joined calls for full disclosure on the COVID-19 status of Members of Parliament.

The Big Agenda: 2 NDC MPs ‘clash’ over Speaker’s Covid-19 threat

Two Minority Members of Parliament (MP), Asuogyaman MP, Thomas Ampem Nyarko and Kumbungu's Ras Mubarak, Tuesday evening, carried their disagreement over the...

COVID-19: Parliament clears air on MPs, staff testing positive

Majority Leader in Parliament, Osei Kyei Mensah-Bonsu, has dismissed reports which seek to suggest some two Members of Parliament (MPs) and 13...

Speaker threatens sanctions against MPs who refuse to take Covid-19 test

Speaker of Parliament, Prof. Mike Ocquaye, is threatening sanctions against Members of Parliament (MPs) and staff who refuse to take Covid-19 tests...
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Covid-19: Parliament to test all MPs, staff

The Speaker of Parliament has directed all members and staff of the House to be tested for coronavirus. In...
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Another Covid-19 patient dies as Ghana’s case count jumps to 5, 735

One more coronavirus patient has died as the country’s total case count jumps to 5, 735 with 1, 754 recoveries.

Covid-19: Western North case count jumps from 4 to 50

The Western North Regional Co-ordinating Council has issued strict directives to its people as covid-19 cases jumped from 4 to 50 within...
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Covid-19 scare hits Tanzania’s Parliament after 3 MPs died ‘mysteriously’

Tanzania’s parliament has been hit by a covid-19 scare after three parliamentarians died of unknown causes in the past 11 days.
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Speaker recalls MPs for discussions on COVID-19 tax waivers

The Speaker of Parliament, Prof. Aaron Michael Quaye, has recalled Members of Parliament for discussions on tax waivers for Covid-19 donations.

MPS donates towards covid-19 fight in Ghana

Meridian Port Services Limited (MPS) has responded to the national call on all organisations to rally resources towards the mitigation of the...

No prison inmate contracted Covid-19 – Bawumia

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has lauded the management of the Ghana Prisons Service for ensuring the safety of prison inmates to...

Covid-19: Minority demands temporary ban on flights from hotspot countries

The Minority in Parliament is demanding a temporary ban on all flights from Covid-19 hotspot countries. The NDC MPs...

Ghana receives critical COVID-19 medical supplies [Photos]

The Government of Ghana has received medical supplies from the West African Health Organisation (WAHO) for the treatment and management of the...

Newlyweds spend first night in a stadium for breaking Covid-19 rules [Photos]

A newly wedded couple spent their first night in an open stadium after they were arrested for breaking Covid-19 rules in Rwanda.
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Presidential candidate dies from Covid-19 on election day

The leading opposition presidential candidate in Congo-Brazzaville, who was seriously ill with Covid-19, has died hours after polls closed.
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COVID-19 kills fewer African women than men – WHO study

Women in Africa are less likely to die from Covid-19 than men, but more likely to succumb to maternal complications due to...

I almost died from Covid-19 – MP shares experience

Member of Parliament (MP) for Adaklu Constituency in the Volta Region, Kwame Agbodza, has disclosed that he almost died from contracting Covid-19.

You have failed us – Sammy Gyamfi to NDC MPs [Audio]

JoyNews/AdomNews · You have failed us - Sammy Gyamfi to NDC MPs National Communications Officer of the National Democratic...
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Full document: Why Minority MPs rejected 3, deferred 5 of Akufo-Addo’s ministerial nominees

The Minority Members of Parliament (MPs) on the Appointments Committee have so far rejected three of President Nana Akufo-Addo’s 30 ministerial nominees...

NDC MPs on Appointments Committee reject these Akufo-Addo nominees…

The Minority Members of Parliament (MPs) on the Appointments Committee have voted on the ministerial nominees so far vetted and have unanimously...

NDC MPs threaten to vote against these Akufo-Addo nominees over Frontiers contract… [Audio]

JoyNews/AdomNews · NDC MPs threaten to vote against Minister-designates involved in Frontiers contract Minority Caucus Members of Parliament (MPs)...

British pole-dancing champion hangs herself after struggling during Covid-19 lockdown

A pole-dancing champion from the UK hanged herself after struggling during lockdown, an inquest has heard. Jessica Leanne Norris,...
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Lecturer slumps, dies in lecture hall

The Management of Alvan Ikoku Federal College of Education has confirmed the death of a senior lecturer, simply identified as Mr Echetama,...

Kennedy Agyapong blasts colleague MPs over this…

Assin Central Member of Parliament (MP), Kennedy Agyapong, has taken a swipe at his colleague MPs after they turned their three-day orientation...
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Covid-19: Parliamentary sitting suspended for three weeks

Speaker of Parliament, Alban Bagbin, has suspended sitting for three weeks due to surge in COVID-19 infections within the chamber.
Speaker of Parliament, Alban Sumana Bagbin

Covid-19: Speaker shoots down calls for closure of Parliament

Speaker of Parliament, Alban Bagbin, has rejected calls for the House to shut down after some 71 persons tested positive for Covid-19.
Speaker of the 8th Parliament , Alban Sumana Bagbin

MPs respond to Speaker Bagbin’s threat

Some Members of Parliament (MPs) have challenged Speaker Alban Bagbin’s threat to publish names of legislators who have tested positive for coronavirus...

Ghana listed for 2.4m doses of Covid-19 vaccine by this date…

There is hope in Ghana’s fight against the novel coronavirus pandemic. Since President Nana Akufo-Addo’s announcement of steps to...

Edward Omane Boamah: The real Covid-19 vaccine

As promised on Thursday, these are my thoughts on the numerous questions about Covid vaccines you have posed to me via multimedia platforms including...

Coronavirus: Some MPs test positive

Some Members of Parliament (MPs) have reportedly tested positive for coronavirus. Speaker of Parliament, Alban Bagbin, confirmed this on...

KATH to probe surging paediatric Covid-19 cases as 11-day-old baby is infected

The alarming rate of paediatric Covid-19 cases at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) has compelled authorities to conduct further investigations into the...

11-day-old baby contracts Covid-19 as KATH sees surge in cases among children

The Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) in the Ashanti Regional capital of Kumasi is recording an upsurge...

11-day-old baby contracts Covid-19 at KATH [Video]

The Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) in the Ashanti Regional capital of Kumasi is recording an upsurge...