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Tiger at zoo tests positive for coronavirus

A four-year-old female Malayan tiger at the Bronx Zoo has tested positive for the coronavirus. The tiger, named Nadia, is believed to be the first known case of an animal infected by a human with Covid-19. The Bronx Zoo, in New York City, says the test result was confirmed by …

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Man dies in struggle with soldier over latter’s gun

The Ghana Armed Forces says it is investigating an incident that occurred at Ashiaman, near Tema on Sunday, 5th April 2020 in which a civilian was shot dead. A statement by the Public Relations Directorate, General Headquarters, Burma Camp, Accra, signed by Colonel E. Aggrey-Quashie, Director Public Relations, said the …

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Navy Captain Removed From Carrier Tests Positive for Covid-19

Capt. Brett E. Crozier, the Navy captain who was removed from command of the coronavirus-stricken aircraft carrier U.S.S. Theodore Roosevelt, has tested positive for Covid-19, according to two Naval Academy classmates of Crozier’s who are close to him and his family. A Navy spokesman declined to comment on Crozier’s Covid …

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COVID-19: Health care workers to enjoy tax exemptions for 3 months

Health care workers in the frontline of the Coronavrius fight will not pay tax for the next three months, President Akufo-Addo has announced. An insurance package of GH¢350,000 for each health personnel and allied professional at the forefront of the fight has also been put in place, while a daily allowance …

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Kobe Bryant inducted into Hall of Fame

Kobe Bryant will be posthumously inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. The five-time NBA champion died, aged 41, in a helicopter crash in January alongside his 13-year-old daughter Gianna and seven others. Los Angeles Lakers great Bryant retired in 2016; he was the NBA Most Valuable Player …

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#Covid-19 Update: Full Address by Prez Akufo-Addo (05/04/2020)

Full Address To The Nation By President Of The Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, On Updates To Ghana’s Enhanced Response To The Coronavirus Pandemic, On Sunday, 5th April, 2020. Fellow Ghanaians, Good evening. Nine (9) days ago, I came to your homes and requested you to make great sacrifices to …

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COVID-19: Nine new cases push Ghana’s count to 214

Nine new COVID-19 cases have been confirmed in Ghana. This has increased the country’s case count to 214 as at 0600GMT on Sunday, April 5, 2020. Six of the cases were confirmed in the Greater Accra Region while the remaining three were recorded in the Ashanti Region. One of the …

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