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Speaker Bagbin directs Ofori-Atta over Covid-19 expenditure

The Speaker of Parliament has directed the Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, to appear before the House Alban Bagbin wants...

COVID-19: Indonesia relaxes nose mask wearing and foreign traveler restrictions

As the world try to rejuvenate against the ravages of COVID-19, many countries have relaxed restrictions put in place to reduce the...

Covid-19: Stranded Ghanaians in China cry over neglect by Embassy

Over 500 Ghanaians majority of whom are students in China say they have been neglected by the Ghana Embassy in China.

Covid-19: Check out the 15 regions with no active cases

Ghana's Covid-19 active case count has dropped to 47, following the easing of COVID-19 protocols over a month ago.

Covid-19: I know money was misused; I want to know how they did it...

Minority Leader, Haruna Iddrisu says he is aware COVID-19 expenditure secured by government were misused but he wants to understand how it...
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North Korea announces first death from Covid-19

North Korea has confirmed its first death from Covid-19, with state media adding that tens of thousands more are experiencing fever symptoms.

Bill Gates tests positive for COVID-19

Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Bill Gates announced that he has tested positive for COVID-19. The 66-year-old tech giant wrote...

FDA boosts efforts to ensure safety of Covid-19 vaccines

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA), has outlined comprehensive safety monitoring measures to ensure that all Covid-19 vaccines deployed in Ghana are...
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Asian Games in China postponed amid Covid-19

The Asian Games in China have been postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic, says the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA).
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COVID-19: World death toll nearly 15 million – WHO says

The Covid pandemic has caused the deaths of nearly 15 million people around the world, the World Health Organization (WHO) estimates.

Mahama calls for probe into use of Covid-19 funds

Former President John Mahama has challenged government to initiate an independent forensic investigation into the use of what he estimates to be...

No COVID-19 case on admission – GHS

There is currently no case of COVID-19 infection on admission says the Ghana Health Service (GHS). “In the last...

Akufo-Addo used $33bn Covid-19 money on 2020 election – Mahama

Former President John Mahama has accused President Akufo-Addo of misappropriating monies meant for Covid-19 relief. According to him, the...

COVID-19: Longest infection lasted more than 16 months

UK doctors believe they have documented the longest Covid infection on record - a patient they treated who had detectable levels of...

WHO to visit Mampong Centre for Plant Medicine Research over local covid-19 vaccine

Some executives of the World Health Organisation (WHO) are expected to visit Mampong Centre for Plant Medicine Research to check the progress...
Boris Johnson was addressing African heads of states at the UK-Africa Summit 2020.

COVID-19: Boris Johnson to be fined over lockdown parties

British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, will be fined by the police for attending a birthday party thrown for him during a Covid...
Mahamudu Bawumia

Debt will have stood at 68% of GDP, but for COVID-19, others – Bawumia

Ghana’s debt will have stood at 68% of Gross Domestic Product if COVID-19, Financial Sector and Energy Sector debts were excluded.

COVID-19: South African ends restrictions

South Africa has announced the ending of Covid restrictions, two years after they were imposed. In a televised address,...

COVID-19: 60-year-old man gets 90 vaccine shots to sell forged passes

A 60-year-old man allegedly had himself vaccinated against COVID-19 dozens of times in Germany in order to sell forged vaccination cards with...
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COVID-19: China sends military, doctors to Shanghai to test 26 million residents

China has sent the military and thousands of healthcare workers into Shanghai to help carry out COVID-19 tests for all of its...
AstraZeneca

New drug that prevents you from catching Covid-19 gets green light in Europe

British-Swedish pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca announced on Monday its antibody-drug Evusheld, which is taken pre-emptively to prevent Covid-19, has been approved in the European Union.
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COVID-19: Shanghai expands lockdown as new daily cases surge by a third

Authorities began locking down some western areas of Shanghai two days ahead of schedule, as new COVID-19 cases in China's most populous...

SONA 2022: Ghana’s Covid-19 management has been exemplary – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Akufo-Addo has touted the management of the Covid-19 pandemic situation in Ghana as exemplary. He has also acknowledged...
University of Ghana campus, Legon

Get vaccinated, continue observing Covid-19 protocols despite easing of restrictions – UG Management

The University of Ghana (UG) management has charged students and staff of the School to continue observing all Covid-19 preventive protocols, despite...

COVID-19: Nose mask patronage drops drastically

The wearing and patronage of nose masks in the country’s capital, Accra, has dropped considerably, less than 24 hours after President Nana...

COVID-19: Okudzeto Ablakwa questions PCR testing at KIA

The Member of Parliament for North Tongu has described as surprising, President Nana Akufo-Addo’s reluctance to completely suspend the Covid-19 testing process...

COVID-19: Fully vaccinated travellers into Ghana will not take PCR tests

From Monday, March 28, fully vaccinated travellers into the country will not take PCR tests from the country of embarkation to allow...

COVID-19: Church, funerals, sports, others can resume at full capacity – Prez

Government is allowing the opening of public spaces to full capacity from Monday, March 28, 2022. President Akufo-Addo says...

Full text: Akufo-Addo’s 28th COVID-19 update

Fellow Ghanaians, good evening. I first came to your homes on Wednesday, 11th March 2020, five (5) days after...

COVID-19: Ghana opens land and sea borders

Government has announced the re-opening of Ghana’s land and sea borders after two years closure. President Akufo-Addo announced this...

COVID-19: Akufo-Addo to address nation tonight

President Nana Akufo-Addo is set to address the nation on measures his administration has put in place to intensify the fight against...
Hon. Kwabena Mintah Akandoh, Ranking Member - Parliament Select Committee on Health

Scrap Covid-19 testing at KIA immediately – Mintah Akandoh to govt

Ranking Member on the Health Committee of Parliament, Kwabena Mintah Akandoh, is demanding the immediate scrapping of the Covid-19 testing at the...
Kotoka International Airport

Aviation Expert speaks on unfavourable COVID-19 testing regime at KIA

Ghana’s unfavourable COVID-19 testing regime at the Kotoka International Airport (KIA) could drive away international travellers and consequently affect the airport’s status...

Covid-19: Fully vaccinated persons to be exempted from mandatory test at the airport

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has hinted at cutting out the Covid-19 test requirement at the Kotoka International Airport (KIA) for persons...

COVID-19: National taskforce making comprehensive review on restrictions – GHS

The Director-General of the Ghana Health Service (GHS), Dr Patrick Kuma-Aboagye, has stated that the Covid-19 national taskforce has commenced work on...

COVID-19: Barack Obama tests positive

Former President Barack Obama said on Sunday (March 13) that he had tested positive for COVID-19, though he’s feeling relatively healthy and...

COVID-19: Kenya lifts mandatory mask wearing in public

Kenya's Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe has said that wearing of face masks in open public places had been lifted and full...

African Development Bank approves sustainable borrowing policy to tackle post COVID-19

A member of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Razak Kojo Opoku said the COVID-19 pandemic has placed a strain on government’s finances...
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Covid-19: Ahafo Region records two deaths in 2022

Ahafo region, within the first two months of 2022, has recorded two covid-19 related deaths.This, according to the Regional Health Director, Dr...

6th edition of ‘MTN Heroes of Change’ to reward COVID-19 change agents

Telecommunications giant, MTN Ghana, has launched the 6th edition of its annual ‘MTN Heroes of Change’. This year's event...