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COVID-19: Japanese students attend £45 smiling lessons after years of wearing masks [Photos]

Students in Japan have been undergoing 'smile education' to relearn their social cues after years of wearing masks against Covid.
Ghana's Supreme Court

Supreme Court strikes out law that allowed govt to impose restrictions during Covid-19 pandemic

The Supreme Court has in a unanimous decision declared as unconstitutional the law that allowed government to impose restrictions during the Covid-19...

COVID-19: Ghana records 1,462 deaths in three years

Ghana recorded a total of 1,462 deaths attributable to COVID-19 as of May 15, 2023, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has disclosed.

Be sensitive, scrap ‘awful’ e-levy and Covid-19 levy – Okudzeto Ablakwa to govt

Member of Parliament (MP) for North Tongu, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, has called for the scrapping of the Electronic-levy (E-levy) and Covid-19 levy....

Full text: Akufo-Addo’s address on Covid-19, IMF

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Sunday, May 28, 2023 addressed the nation on the government’s management of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Covid-19 pandemic has passed – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Akufo-Addo has officially reiterated the World Health Organization’s (WHO) declaration that COVID-19 no longer represents a global health emergency.

Akufo-Addo to address nation on Covid-19 fight, IMF deal tonight

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo will address the nation tonight at 8:00 pm on the government’s management of the coronavirus pandemic.
Kotoka International Airport

Ghana lifts COVID-19 restrictions, testing at all points of entry

Ghana has lifted all COVID-19 restrictions at entry points across the country, effective from today, Saturday, May 20, 2023. 

Covid-19 disrupted Akufo-Addo’s engagement with media – Deputy Information Minister

The Deputy Minister of Information, Fatima Abubakar, has explained the reason why President Nana Akufo-Addo has stopped engaging the media.

COVID-19 still here, observe protocol — Dr James Duah

The Deputy Executive Director of the Christian Health Association of Ghana (CHAG), Dr James Duah, has implored the health system not to...

Covid-19 and Russia/Ukraine war are not only contributors to Ghana’s economic woes – Fitch...

Fitch Solutions has dismissed the view that Ghana’s economic woes is largely due to the Covid-19 pandemic and the Russian/Ukraine war.

Kwasi Twum, other Trustees of Ghana Covid-19 Private Sector Fund receive national award

https://youtu.be/gn-ENiMjkU4 The Multimedia Group CEO, Kwasi Twum, who is also a Trustee of the Covid-19 Private Sector...

Covid-19: Agyemang Manu, Oppong Nkrumah don’t deserve national honours – Minority

The Minority Caucus is demanding answers on why President Nana Akufo-Addo conferred national awards on the Health Minister, Kwaku Agyemang Manu and...

COVID-19 restrictions caused 40,000 passport backlog – Passport Office

The Director of the Passport Office, Mohammed Habib Idris, has disclosed that his outfit is making efforts to clear a backlog of...

My govt will probe COVID-19 expenditure

Former President John Mahama has hinted at the approach his administration will adopt in dealing with corruption in the country.

COVID-19 likely came from a lab leak in China – new US report says

The virus that drove the Covid-19 pandemic most likely emerged from a laboratory leak but not as part...

COVID-19, Russia-Ukraine war to blame for Ghana’s debt – Ken Ofori-Atta

Finance Minister, Ken Ofori Atta, has reiterated that the current state of Ghana’s debt is due to the lingering effects of the...

Lawyer backs Attorney-General on A-G’s Covid-19 report withdrawal

New Patriotic Party (NPP) Director for Legal Affair, Gary Nimako, has supported calls by the Attorney General for the withdrawal of Covid-19 expenditure...

Withdraw your letter to Auditor-General over Covid-19 report – NDC tells AG

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has called on the Attorney General, Godfred Yeboah Dame, to withdraw his letter to the Auditor-General over...
Attorney General Godfred Dame

Withdraw Covid-19 expenditure report from your website – AG tells Auditor-General

The Attorney-General and Minister of Justice, Godred Dame, has expressed reservations about the publication of the audit report on government’s expenditure on...

Unpublish ‘premature’ COVID-19 report – AG to Auditor-General

The Attorney-General and Minister of Justice, Godfred Yeboah Dame, has protested what he says is a premature publication of the report of...
Attorney General Godfred Dame

Full text: A-G protests Auditor-General’s COVID-19 expenditure report

OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY-GENERAL AND MINISTRY OF JUSTICEP. O. Box MB 60, Ministries, AccraDigital Address: GA-110-05877th February, 2023 THE...

Full text: NDC’s Moment of Truth speech on Auditor-Generals Report on govt’s COVID-19 expenditure

Good morning, distinguished ladies and gentlemen of the media. We are highly pleased to have you here in your...
Sammy Gyamfi

NDC takes on govt over COVID-19 funds

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) is accusing government of mismanaging funds meant for the country’s fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
New Patriotic Party

Covid-19 saved NPP in 2020 – Political Marketer

A political Marketer at the University of Education, Winneba, Dr Bernard Tutu- Boahen, says COVID-9 saved the New Patriotic Party (NPP) from...

Parliamentary committee to begin public hearing into Covid-19 expenditure

The Parliamentary Health Committee is expected to begin a public hearing on the Covid-19 expenditure. Minority Leader, Dr...

Finance Ministry to respond to Covid-19 expenditure in Auditor-General’s report

The Ministry Finance has assured that it will address all issues raised in the audit of the government’s Covid-19 expenditure Report released...
Minister for Health, Hon. Kwaku Agyeman-Manu

Health Ministry moves to renegotiate COVID-19 vaccine contract

The Ministry of Health has given an assurance that efforts are being made to renegotiate the vaccine acquisition contract with the African...
Benard Anim Piesie

A-G covid-19 transaction audit annoying – NDC’s Anim Piesie

A member of the Communications team of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Bernard Anim Piesie, has stated that the report from the...

Information Ministry reacts to ¢151K Covid-19 allowance in Audit Report

The management of the Information Ministry has said the GH¢151,500 covid-19 risk allowance was paid to call centre operators and critical staff.

COVID-19: Domelevo calls for surcharge of persons cited in Auditor-General’s report

Former Auditor-General, Yao Domelevo, has suggested that persons responsible for various infractions in the Covid-19 expenditure report by...
Haruna Iddrisu

COVID-19 was a loot and share opportunity for govt – Haruna Iddrisu

Minority Leader, Haruna Iddrisu, says the Auditor-General’s report on the Covid-19 fund allocations is proof the Akufo-Addo-led government had exploited the pandemic...
Minister for Information, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah

Information Ministry paid itself ¢151k as Covid-19 allowance for working during lockdown – Auditor-General

The Auditor-General, Johnson Akuamoah Asiedu, has directed that the Information Ministry refunds some ¢151,500 to its own management and staff without approval.

COVID-19: 26 ambulances bought for $4m yet to be supplied – Auditor-General’s Report

The Auditor-General’s report on Covid-19 has disclosed that the Ministry of Health agreed to buy 26 Toyota Hiace Deluxe ambulances for US$4,049,460.12...

COVID-19: Over 1 million doses expired – Auditor-General

Over a million doses of vaccines received at the National Cold Room and issued to user facilities had expired at the various...

COVID-19: Bill for free water can’t be validated – Auditor-General

The Community Water and Sanitation Agency (CWSA) has been asked to take immediate steps to assess an impending unvalidated payment of GH¢14.7...

COVID-19: $81m worth of vaccines paid for not delivered – Auditor-General’s report

The Auditor-General has reported that $81m worth of vaccines paid for by government has not been delivered.  According to...

Ghana Health Service rolls latest COVID-19 campaign

The Ghana Health Service will from Friday, January 20 to January 24, roll out the latest phase of a nationwide mass vaccination...

China opens borders three year after COVID-19

China has reopened its borders to international visitors for the first time since it imposed travel restrictions in March 2020.

COVID-19: KIA revises guidelines due to spike in China

The Ghana Airports Company (GAC) has updated the Covid-19 guidelines for passengers using Kotoka International Airport. This follows new...